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WAC 246-817-120 Examination Content for Dentist Licensure

Please read the following update from the Dental Quality Assurance Commission.

WAC 246-817-120 Examination Content for Dentist Licensure

The Dental Quality Assurance Commission filed WSR 20-17-038 on August 10, 2020. This adopted rule will supersede WSR 20-13-059 filed June 15, 2020. The Dental Quality Assurance Commission (commission) adopted WSR 20-13-059 to add the Joint Commission on National Dental Examination's (JCNDE) Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination (DLOSCE) to the list of allowable practical/clinical examinations in WAC 246-817-120. This emergency rule retains the use of the DLOSCE. The commission is also amending WAC 246-17-120 to allow an applicant to pass components of the practical examination using one or more testing agencies, rather than only one agency.

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