CDCA Patient Treatment Clinical Examinations

The Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (CDCA) Patient Treatment Clinical Examination will be given at Community College of Philadelphia dates to be determined. The exam on on TBD is closed to CCP students only, no exceptions will be made. There is a fee of $225 to take the exam at Community College of Philadelphia, which must be paid at the time of registration below. To register with the College and secure your place for the examination, complete the exam registration form and return with payment from TBD toTBD. Payment will NOT be accepted the day of the examination.

Prior to paying the exam fee with CCP,  you must first have a CDCA three digit sequential number listed on your CDCA account and must already know which time slot you have been assigned to by CDCA. That information will be available on your CDCA account under the “Registration” tab at least three weeks prior to the exam date. Community College of Philadelphia will not be responsible for fixing the schedule  or for making accommodations for any candidate that pay for the incorrect time slot. It is the candidates responsibility to read and understand this rule.

How to Register

After you have registered for the exam through the CDCA website, they will send you information on the time for your assigned session at CCP. Use that information when registering on this site for the Patient Treatment Clinical Exam administered at  Community College of Philadelphia. These four sections correspond with your assigned clinical session from the CDCA:

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees
Tuesday, TBD
7:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Dental Clinic, W1-23  $225
Tuesday, TBD
12:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.
 Dental Clinic, W1-23   $225
7:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Dental Clinic, W1-23   $225
Wednesday, TBD
12:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.
 Dental Clinic, W1-23   $225


Register for this Course


Download the exam registration form. When registering with Community College of Philadelphia for The Patient Treatment Clinical Examination, select the section of the exam that the CDCA has suggested for you. Complete the entire registration form and mail with payment (check or money order) to:

Community College of Philadelphia
1700 Spring Garden Street, Room BG-1
Philadelphia, PA 19130


Please be sure to view the online orientation materials prior to the examination. There will be a short registration immediately before the exam on the exam day (Morning Session: 6:45 - 7:45 a.m, and Afternoon Session: 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)  At this registration IDs will be checked and exam forms will be handed out.

Additional Information

View the CDCA's exam orientation and summer schedule.

View a copy of the letter of instructions and contact information for the exam.