We are excited to share that the Board of Directors of CITA has voted to administer the ADEX clinical dental licensure examination for the upcoming 2014 testing season.
A national licensure examination for both Dental and Dental Hygiene, has long been a goal of many involved in clinical licensure processes, and with this most recent development, dental students and test takers will have mobility and recognition in 46 jurisdictions, thus making this exam a true national dental exam. CITA will continue to offer the CITA Hygiene exam through 2014 but anticipates they will offer the ADEX Hygiene examination beginning in 2015.
The similarities of the CITA and the ADEX examinations far overshadow the differences. CITA will continue to administer a candidate friendly and orderly examination and looks forward to the continued opportunity to improve those services provided to its affiliated academic institutions.
The ADEX examination for dental candidates, which will be administered by CITA, is recognized for licensure in a total of forty-five (45) states/territories/districts The CITA exam, which was administered through 2013 for dental candidates, is recognized for licensure in a total of twenty six (26) states/territories.