National Dental Hygiene Certification Exam (NDHCE)
Successful completion of the written examination delivered by the National Dental Hygiene Certification Board (NDHCB) of Canada is required by all applicants. Graduates of dental hygiene programs can obtain information regarding the NDHCE by contacting:
National Dental Hygiene Certification Board
75-B Colonnade Road N
Ottawa, ON K2E 0A8
Phone: 613-250-8156 Fax: 613-260-8511
It is advised that individuals apply for and complete the NDHCE written examination prior to applying for registration in the province of Alberta. Individuals who do not meet the requirements to write the NDHCB exam, or who fail the exam after there (3) attempts, will not be eligible for registration in Alberta.