These maps are for illustrative purposes of the ADEX Dental and Dental Hygiene Examination only and are updated with the intention of providing the most accurate information available. State laws/board rules can and do change from time to time. Therefore, prior to registering for any exam, candidates should check with the appropriate state board to verify current licensing requirements.

Dental

Please be sure to click each state for specific guidance regarding PerioScaling requirements and additional details.

Last Updated 12/2/22 Maps are updated with information as confirmed with each Jurisdiction. Jurisdictions not accepting the ADEX Dental Examination for initial licensure are depicted in grey and include Delaware and New York.

Dental Hygiene

Please be sure to click each state for specific guidance regarding limitations and additional details.

Last Updated 12/2/22 Maps are updated with information as confirmed with each Jurisdiction. Jurisdictions not accepting the ADEX Dental Hygiene Examination for initial licensure are depicted in grey and include Delaware and Nebraska.

Frequently Asked Questions

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