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Exam Information

UPDATE: PSI Services will continue to proctor Minnesota exams. You can read more here. Please find the electronic study materials for the Jurisprudence exam here.


Dental Assistant State Licensure Exam (DASLE)

For more information, please read the DASLE Information Bulletin. To register for the exam, contact the Board of Dentistry.

Jurisprudence Exam

For more information, please read the Jurisprudence Exam Information Bulletin.

Additional Resources

• The Minnesota Laws and Rules 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 (toll-free: 800-657-3757). This information can also be accessed on Statutes and Rules section of the Board’s website. 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.
• All applicants for Minnesota dental licensure are tested on the same subject matter. The same exam is used for dental, dental therapy, dental hygiene, and dental assistant applicants. It is important that examinees study all the statutes and rules, not just those pertaining to their scope of practice
If you have questions, please contact: 
Joyce Nelson, Director of Licensing

Missed Exams

If you miss your appointment, you will not be able to take the exam as scheduled. You will forfeit your examination fee if you:
•Do not cancel your appointment two days before the scheduled examination date;
•Do not appear for your examination appointment;
•Arrive after examination start time;
•Do not present proper identification when you arrive for the examination

Retaking a Failed Exam 

Due to processing and reporting, you cannot make a new examination appointment on the same day that you have taken an examination. A candidate who tests unsuccessfully on a Wednesday can call and retest as soon as Friday, depending upon availability. Register for the exam by contacting PSI Services at (800) 733-9267 or visit
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