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American Dental Educaton Association
American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is a group that supports the educational mission of its memebers, which are most of the same programs as thos accredited by the American Dental Association. It has several web resources of interest to Pre-Dental students.
Find out what life as a dental student will be like. There is a section specifically for Predentals.
ADA Accredited Dental Schools
Use the link below to see a list of all American Dental Association accredited dental programs. In addtion to addresses and other contact information, most have a link to the program, where you can find even more information, such as admission requirements, etc.
Dental Board of California
The Dental Board of California licenses dentists in California. Their website contains information about the process. It also contains other information about dental practice within the state.
American Student Dental Associaton
Find out what life as a dental student will be like. There is a specific area for PreDentals.
American Dental Association
The Dental Admissions Test (DAT) is provided by the American Dental Association (ADA) as part of the admissions process to American Dental Schools. A similar process is offered in Canada.
The ADA website has lots of information about the DAT, including these links:
Dental Admission Test
This site will walk you through the process of applying to take the test. The "Test preparation material and other helpful information" link has information about purchasing practice tests.
As a part of applying to take the DAT, you must acknowledge that you have read this guide.
Other things you might like
Guide to Medical and Dental Schools by
Call Number: REF W 19 W809b 2012
13th ed., Barron's, 2012.
Books in the library for DAT study
Cracking the DAT (Dental Admission Test)
Call Number: RES WU 18.2 C754 2012
McGraw-Hill's DAT by
Call Number: RES WU 18.2 H123 2013
Gold Standard Introduction to the DAT, Perceptual Ability Test (PAT) Practice and Full-Length Exam (Dental Admission Test)
Call Number: RES WU 18.2 G650 2013
Gold Standard Multimedia, 2013.
Gold Standard DAT Quantitative Reasoning (QR/Math) and Reading Comprehension (RC) [Dental Admission Test]
Call Number: RES WU 18.2 G651 2013
Gold Standard Multimedia, 2013.
Some WWW resources on the DAT
The ADA doesn't endorse any training or review materials. It offers the sample questions in the ADA box on this page. You can also purchase ADA-sponsored practice tests.
There are a number of websites that offer review materials and other information. This is a sampling of some of them.
DAT Practice Test
The Gold Standard DAT Practice Test site provides users with their Free Online Mini DAT Practice Test. The free test can be found on the bottom left column on the site. Users are required to register with an email address and are not asked for credit card information. Once registered, paid tests are also available via the site.
Understanding the Dental Admission Test
This YouTube video is from the American Student Dental Association. On the YouTube page are many other videos on the DAT.
Crush the DAT exam
This site has reviews of various test-prep courses, as well as strategies for taking each section of the DAT. Be sure to check both page 1 and page 2.