Dental Industry Specialist in Dental Infection Prevention and Control

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The Dental Industry Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control (DISIPC) certification was developed by the Dental Assisting National Board in collaboration with the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP). The DISIPC certification is the first and only infection control certification specifically for dental sales and practice management professionals.

Exam Options: Test Center or Online Proctoring

This exam can be taken in-person at Pearson VUE testing centers or through online proctoring. Learn more about these two options and which one is right for you. 

Download the test center vs online proctoring guide (PDF)

Read about test center operations and conditions 

Online Proctoring – What You Need to Know

Taking this exam through online remote proctoring is temporarily unavailable until August 2022. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Important! Before you apply for an online proctored exam, please view the system requirements, install OnVUE, and run a system check to ensure your computer meets the requirements. You must pass the system check at the time of your exam or you will not be admitted to test.

Install OnVUE and run the system check

Apply Now

You will need to create an online account or login to your existing account to begin your exam application. After your online exam application is reviewed and approved, you will select whether you would like to take the exam at a test center or through online proctoring when scheduling your appointment.

Exam Details

Price: $270

Questions: 80 questions

Exam time: 60 minutes

You must meet eligibility requirements to take the exam. View the exam eligibility requirements, required documentation and more details about the exam in the information packet.

DISIPC Information Packet (PDF)

Study Materials

The exam outline lists the topics covered on the exam. Use the exam outline in conjunction with the exam references to create your study plan.

Exam Outline

Exam Reference Materials

After the Exam

If you take the exam at the test center, your preliminary results will be given to you at the test center.

If you take the exam through online proctoring: View the steps to see your preliminary exam results (PDF)

Testing at Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE testing centers are open, with additional health and safety measures being implemented. For more details, visit the link below.

DANB Testing Information

"How Can I Prepare?"

Taking an exam can be stressful, so we provide as many tools as possible to help you be ready for the big day. To learn more, visit our Prepare for DANB Exams page.

Exam Preparation