Examination Statistics

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    National Dental Specialty Examination Statistics

    The following table summarizes the pass rates over a five-year span (2012 to 2016) for candidates from dental specialty programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada (CDAC) who sat the National Dental Specialty Examination (NDSE) for the first time. The numbers shown are those that took the Component I exam, and of those who passed, the number who took the Component II exam.  

    Only statistics for specialties that have 10 or more candidates that sat the NDSE over a period of five years are presented. 

    Specialty
    Component I
    Component II
    Dental Public Health
    10 Total candidates.
    9 Total successful candidates.
    90% Pass percentage.
    Due to the limited number of candidates in this specialty, average pass rate statistics cannot be reported in order to maintain confidentiality
    Endodontics
    31 Total candidates.
    30 Total successful candidates.
    96.8% Pass percentage.
    30 Total candidates.
    29 Total successful candidates.
    96.7% Pass percentage.
    Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
    Due to the limited number of candidates in this specialty, average pass rate statistics cannot be reported in order to maintain confidentiality
    Due to the limited number of candidates in this specialty, average pass rate statistics cannot be reported in order to maintain confidentiality
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    47 Total candidates.
    46 Total successful candidates.
    97.9% Pass percentage.
    46 Total candidates.
    40 Total successful candidates.
    87% Pass percentage.
    Oral Medicine and/or Oral Pathology
    10 Total Candidates.
    8 Total successful candidates.
    80% Pass percentage.
    Due to the limited number of candidates in this specialty, average pass rate statistics cannot be reported in order to maintain confidentiality
    Orthodontics
    111 Total candidates.
    106 Total successful candidates.
    95.5% Pass percentage.
    106 Total candidates.
    98 Total successful candidates.
    92.5% Pass percentage.
    Pediatric Dentistry
    47 Total candidates.
    45 Total successful candidates.
    95.7% Pass percentage.
    45 Total candidates.
    44 Total successful candidates.
    97.8% Pass percentage.
    Periodontics
    56 Total candidates.
    53 Total successful candidates.
    94.6% Pass percentage.
    53 Total candidates.
    50 Total successful candidates.
    94.3% Pass percentage.
    Prosthodontics
    26 Total candidates.
    21 Total successful candidates.
    80.8% Pass percentage.
    21 Total candidates.
    20 Total successful candidates.
    95.2% Pass percentage.
     

     

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