2023 Edition

Practice Kit for the DANB® Exam

CDA Practice TestPrepare for the DANB's CDA® Exam using this expert written practice test with answers explained for ideal study.  Pass or get your money back, guaranteed. 

Add practice tests to your study using our online interactive test platform. Tailor your tests to fit your study schedule. Set the timer and take a timed test. With an optional Study Mode setting that explains the answers as you go along. Can be used with smartphones, Ipads and other devices. Complements other study materials.  

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7. YES. Optionally simulate exam conditions. TestSIM™ is easy and flexible to use. More... NO
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10. Study Mode Option YES. You have the option to test with instant prompts for incorrect answers and explanations of correct answers. ?
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13. Flexible Testing YES. Set the number of questions and time limit to your needs OR simulate your actual exam. Choose Sequential or Random question order. See Example. ?
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Quality starts with who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writer
Tiffany Neal, CDA (DANB), EFDA
, has been a practicing dental assistant for close to 20 years. She has taught dental assisting at Everest College in Colorado.

Sharon Boyd, RDH
, is a registered dental hygienist and dental educator. As a professional dental writer, she has worked for several continuing education programs and is the head continuing education curriculum writer for an American Dental Association CERP provider.

Abby Altergott, RDH
, is a registered dental hygienist who has worked in the specialties of oral surgery, periodontics and orthodontics for eight years. She worked as a dental assistant for three years.

Our practice exam follows the CDA blueprint component exam areas: GC, RHS & ICE:

1. General Chairside Assisting (GC)

GC Exam Blueprint:

  • Collection and Recording of Clinical Data (10%)
  • Chairside Dental Procedures (45%)
  • Chairside Dental and Lab Materials (13%)
  • Patient Education and Oral Health Management (10%)
  • Prevention and Management of Emergencies (12%)
  • Office Operations (10%)

GC Exam Summary:

  • 120 multiple-choice questions
  • 1 ½ hours testing time
  • $200 stand-alone exam fee

2. Radiation Health and Safety (RHS)

RHS Exam Blueprint:

  • Expose and Evaluate (26%)
  • Quality Assurance and Radiology Regulations (21%)
  • Radiation Safety for Patients and Operators (31%)
  • Infection Control (22%)

RHS Exam Summary:

  • 100 multiple-choice questions
  • 1 ¼ hours testing time
  • $175 stand-alone exam fee

3. Infection Control (ICE)

ICE Exam Blueprint:

  • Patient and Dental Healthcare Worker Education (10%)
  • Prevent Cross-contamination and disease transmission (20%)
  • Maintain aseptic conditions (10%)
  • Instrument processing (15%)
  • Aspesis procedures (15%)
  • Occupational Safety (30%)

ICE Exam Summary:

  • 100 multiple-choice questions
  • 1 ¼ hours testing time
  • $175 stand-alone exam fee