The Dental Admission Test (DAT) consists of 280 multiple-choice questions distributed across quite a diversity of question types in four tests. The DAT is a computer-based test (CBT). This exam requires approximately five hours to complete. There is an optional 15 minute break. The four subtests of the Dental Admission Test are:
This section is composed of six separate 15-item sections: (i) apertures; (ii) view recognition; (iii) angle discrimination; (iv) paper folding; (v) cube counting; and (vi) 3-D form development.