How to Pass the INBDE as a Foreign Trained Dentist (2024)

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
This blog post goes over the details of the INBDE and how you can pass as a foreign trained dentist!
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ADA Guidelines Update for the INBDE (Trauma + Prophylaxis)

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Friday, June 2, 2023
Two major updates have occurred recently that affect dental practice: how to handle avulsed teeth, and antibiotics for use in prophylaxis.
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DAT Bootcamp's Organic Chemistry Anki Deck

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
This Anki deck is based off of Dr. Mike's Organic Chemistry Review Videos. Download the deck to drill OC concepts.
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How to Study for the DAT (2024)

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
In this DAT Study Guide I’m going to teach you everything you need to know to ace the DAT. It’ll take you from zero to DAT hero.
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What is a good DAT score?

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
The average score for acceptance is around 20 AA. This is just an average though, a quick look at the ADEA Guide to Dental Schools shows that students get accepted with lower scores as well! 
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When Should I Start Studying for the DAT?

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
The majority of students study for the DAT while enrolled in classes, in the summer between junior and senior year. They start studying around April and take the test in the summer, around June through August. It's challenging, but it isn't anything harder than what you're going to do in dental school, consider it a test run!
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Common Traps on the DAT Reading Comprehension Section

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
There are three "traps" that can distract you from getting the correct answer in the DAT Reading Comprehension section. We talk about each trap in this article so that you can avoid them on test day.
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How is the DAT Scored?

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Saturday, March 9, 2024
In this article, we discuss how the ADA scores the DAT and what you can do to improve your score for test day.
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How does DAT Bootcamp Calculate Estimated Scores?

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Many students have asked us how we score our practice tests on DAT Bootcamp. We answer those questions by talking about our scoring system and what the next steps are to prepare for your DAT.
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How to Accurately Predict Your Score on the DAT

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Friday, June 2, 2023
What is the best way to predict my score for the DAT? We address what a student can do to get the best score estimates for his or her DAT.
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What Makes a Great Personal Statement? (Part 3 of 3)

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
There are many factors that can make a good personal statement great. In this 3-part article series, we go over the ten steps necessary to evaluate a personal statement.
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What Makes a Great Personal Statement? (Part 2 of 3)

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
There are many factors that can make a good personal statement great. In this 3-part article series, we go over the ten steps necessary to evaluate a personal statement.
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What Makes a Great Personal Statement? (Part 1 of 3)

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
There are many factors that can make a good personal statement great. In this 3-part article series, we go over the ten steps necessary to evaluate a personal statement.
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How to Improve your Estimated DAT Score

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
You just recently took your first practice test and want to know what you can do to improve your score. In this article, we talk about the one secret to raising your score for future tests and on exam day.
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3 Reasons Why You Need to Use DAT Practice Tests

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Everyone knows taking practice tests is important before your exam day--here are three key reasons why you need to use practice tests to prepare for the DAT!
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What are Rock Keyholes?

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Rock keyholes are a unique type of question that appears in the PAT section of the DAT--we aim to break it down to make it easier for you to tackle them.
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Unsupported or Floating Cubes and How to Beat Them

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
What are floating cubes on the cube counting section of the PAT? We talk about what they are and how to answer floating cube questions in this article.
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What Kind of Scrap Paper Do I Get on the DAT?

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Saturday, October 1, 2022
Many students have asked us what type of scrap paper is offered on the DAT. We address the three types of scrap paper you can get in this article.
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New Free 120 NBME Step 1 Explanations [February 2024]

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024
The Free 120 Step 1 questions were updated on June 6th, 2022. These are explanations to the new Free 120 Step 1 questions provided by the NBME.
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High Yield Antibiotics to Know for the INBDE

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Antibiotics are an important topic to know as they are constantly prescribed and used in “day to day” dentistry. This is a list of our high yield antibiotics to review and study for the INBDE!
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