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Exam Information

Criminal Background Check

New Applicants: Please review the Criminal Background Policy and Fee updates.

Exam Scheduling

The Jurisprudence and Dental Assistant State Licensure Exams may now be scheduled with PSI

Dental Assistant Licensure Exam Information

For more information, please read the Dental Assistant State Licensure Exam Information document. To register for the Dental Assistant Licensure Exam, please contact the Board of Dentistry.

Jurisprudence Exam Information

You will need to prepare for the Jurisprudence examination.

  • "Minnesota Laws and Rules Book." This book can be purchased through the Minnesota Bookstore at 660 Olive Street, St. Paul, MN 55155, via the Minnesota Bookstore website or via telephone at 651-297-3000 or 800-657-3757. This information can also be accessed on the Board website section regarding Statutes and Rules. You will need to study all documents listed under Board Statues and Rules and the first five documents listed under Board Related Regulations.
  • Familiarize yourself with the current Center for Disease Control Guidelines. These can be found on the CDC website.
  • All applicants for Minnesota dental licensure are tested on the same subject matter. The same exam is used with dental, dental therapy, dental hygiene and dental assistant applicants, so it is important that examinees study all of the statutes and rules, not just those that apply only to their particular profession.

If you have questions, please contact: 
Joyce Nelson, Director of Licensing
612-548-2129 
joyce.nelson@state.mn.us

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