Jurisprudence and Ethics Exam

This is a one-and-a-half (1.5) hour open book written examination that tests candidates’ knowledge of current legislation and ethics that govern the practice of dental technology in Ontario.  A candidate must obtain a minimum score of 60% to pass the Jurisprudence & Ethics Examination.

The examination includes sixty (60) multiple choice questions based on The Guide to Dental Technology Practice (“The Guide”) and is designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of the current legislation that governs the profession of dental technology in Ontario.

Each multiple-choice question contains four (4) choices.  Candidates must select the one (1) best answer on the answer sheet provided.

  • Candidates are responsible for bringing their own printed copy of “The Guide” for this open book examination.  The College will not provide a copy on the day of the examination.
  • The Jurisprudence and Ethics Examination is offered four (4) times a year. The application deadline is 30 days before scheduled examination date.
  • Due to COVID-19 restrictions and social distancing requirements registration may be limited. The College will endeavor to register all candidates for the examination. However, if capacity is reached candidates may be re-scheduled for the next available exam date. Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis.

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