Sealants (SE) Exam

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DANB Sealants SE

DANB’s Sealants (SE) exam is one component of both the CPFDA and CRFDA certifications. It can be taken by itself or with other component exams. You have a three-year window to pass the component exams to earn CPFDA or CRFDA certification.

DANB Step 1

Step One: Check Your Eligibility

There are no prerequisites for taking the SE exam. Therefore, anyone is eligible to apply.

DANB Step 2

Step Two: Complete the Application and Submit the Fee

To apply for DANB’s SE exam, please download and review the CPFDA application packet or the CRFDA application packet. These packets contain the SE application and additional information. The fee for the SE exam is $125.

DANB’s CPFDA Application Packet (PDF) 

DANB’s CRFDA Application Packet (PDF)

DANB Step 3

Step Three: Schedule and Take the Exam

Within four weeks after your SE exam application is received and processed, you will receive a Test Admission Notice from DANB containing instructions on how to schedule your test. You may refer to the CPFDA application packet and the CRFDA application packet to find out what to expect during and after the exam.

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What Functions Are Allowed in Your State?

Each state has different rules around the expanded functions dental assistants are allowed to perform and the requirements they must meet. DANB's CRFDA and CPFDA certifications are national, voluntary credentials that may or may not be recognized in your state. See DANB's state requirements page or check with your state dental board to learn more.

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Prepare for DANB Exams

There are several resources to help you prepare for DANB exams: