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LEARN ABOUT THE DAT

The Dental Admission Test, or DAT, is more than just a formality for dental school admissions. It is a multiple-choice, computer-based, standardized exam that is required for admission to dental schools in the United States and Canada. Get started by learning the DAT basics.

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DAT STUDY PLANS

Creating your DAT study guide is one of the most important aspects of preparing for the DAT, but it can also be one of the most difficult. Start studying here.

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Experience the DAT before test day with a realistic full-length practice test. See how you’d score, and get a detailed report of your strengths and weaknesses.

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WHAT IS YOUR DAT SCORE?

Put your integrated reasoning, quantitative, and verbal skills to the test with this 16-question DAT quiz.

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FAQ

How has the DAT been affected by COVID-19?

Because of concerns surrounding COVID-19, DAT testing has been suspended at all Prometric testing centers. Testing is set to resume on May 1, 2020, barring closures extending. Learn more from the ADA Department of Testing Services.

Can I reschedule my DAT?

If your DAT was scheduled during the testing center closures, Prometric will contact you to reschedule your DAT. The soonest that centers could re-open is May 1. We will update you if test center closures are extended. Learn more from the ADA Department of Testing Services.

What if my DAT testing window closes before testing centers reopen?

If your DAT test administration eligibility window expires between March 15, 2020 and June 30, 2020, your administration window will be extended through July 1, 2020. Stay on top of updates from ADA’s Department of Testing Services.

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