The ADC examination is a screening examination to establish that dentists trained in dental schools which have not been formally reviewed and accredited by the ADC have the necessary knowledge and clinical competence to practice dentistry.
It is a written examination in multiple choice format. It is designed to test your knowledge of the practice of dentistry and of clinical and technical procedures as they are practised in Australia. Previous examination papers are not available, but sample multiple choice questions are made available to enrolled candidates. Unlimited attempts are permitted for this examination but a new fee must be paid for each attempt. A pass is valid for three years.
In order to be eligible to sit for the Final Examination you must pass the Preliminary Examination. The Clinical examination is held over three to six days. Unlimited attempts are permitted for this examination but it must be undertaken within three years of passing the Preliminary Examination. First attempt candidates will have priority over repeat attempt candidate