General Chairside (GC) Exam

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DANB General Chairside Exam GC

Ready to take DANB’s GC exam? You can apply online right now! 

The GC exam is one of three components of DANB’s CDA exam. The other two component exams are Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) and Infection Control (ICE). You may take the GC exam alone or as part of the full CDA exam. If you take the GC exam by itself, you must pass the remaining two component exams within a five-year period to earn CDA certification. The fee for the GC exam is $250.

Additional Information

DANB’s CDA Application Packet can be used if you would like to submit your application via mail or fax.

CDA Application Packet (PDF)

DANB GC Exam Study Materials

DANB’s GC exam blueprint outlines the topics covered on DANB’s GC exam. You can use the blueprint to help create your study plan.

GC Exam Blueprint (PDF)

DALE Foundation Review Courses

The DALE Foundation, the official DANB affiliate, offers review courses and practice tests to help prepare for the DANB GC exam.

DANB GC Practice Test
DANB GC Review Part I
DANB GC Review Part II