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National Board Dental Examination (Part II)

This resource guide was developed to help dental students successfully prepare for the National Board Dental Examination (NBDE) Part II and provide preparation for the related Regional Examining Board.   The texts listed include both those recommended by the American Dental Association and selected titles in the Library's collection

The guide for NBDE Part I can be found here

Visit the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations web site for additional information on the National Board Dental Exam at:


BoardVitals offers over 1,000 review questions and detailed explanations for the National Board Dental Exam I and over 800 questions for the National Board Dental Exam II. Questions are written to be challenging and cover both the basic science and dental components tested in NBDE I and material specific to the NBDE II.

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Current edition developed and maintained by John Schmerein

Previous editions: Mandrell Bufford and Sudha Ramakrishnan
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