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Hey, I'm Joel đź‘‹. I'm a University of Toronto DDS grad, dentist, and longtime test prep educator. I'm here to help you succeed!

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High-Yield Conditions to Know for the INBDE
High-Yield Conditions to Know for the INBDE
The INBDE tests you on a lot of pathological conditions--we compiled a list of high-yield conditions to know for the INBDE.
October 3, 2022
How to Pass the INBDE as a Foreign Trained Dentist (2022)
How to Pass the INBDE as a Foreign Trained Dentist (2022)
This blog post goes over the details of the INBDE and how you can pass as a foreign trained dentist!
October 1, 2022
ADA Guidelines Update for the INBDE (Trauma + Prophylaxis)
ADA Guidelines Update for the INBDE (Trauma + Prophylaxis)
With new information always being gathered, guidelines on how to treat patients can change over time. Two major updates have occurred somewhat recently that affect dental practice: how to handle avulsed teeth and antibiotics for use in prophylaxis. 
October 3, 2022
What are Rock Keyholes?
What are Rock Keyholes?
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.
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com’s High Yield Antibiotics to Know for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com’s High Yield Antibiotics to Know for the INBDE
Antibiotics are an important topic to know as they are constantly prescribed and used in “day to day” dentistry. After the High-Yield decision trees, below is a list of our high yield antibiotics to review and study for the INBDE!
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's Most Common Pathologies to Know for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com's Most Common Pathologies to Know for the INBDE
We created a high-yield list of the most common conditions that you should know before taking the INBDE.
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's Perio Classification for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com's Perio Classification for the INBDE
In 2017, an update was made to the perio classification system. These are the current guidelines you should use for the INBDE. At the end of this post, we’ll go through some sample diagnoses using this system. 
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's Normal Radiograph Anatomy for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com's Normal Radiograph Anatomy for the INBDE
Identifying specific structures on radiographs are an important skill for the INBDE. We've written a blog post with important anatomical structures that you should know for the INBDE.
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's INBDE Updates to Mental Dental Videos
Bootcamp.com's INBDE Updates to Mental Dental Videos
Our Mental Dental Videos provide a great overview of everything you need to know for the INBDE. We want to make sure you have the most up-to-date information, so we have listed a few updates and corrections below that you can use to study for the INBDE.
October 1, 2022
How to Ace the PAT Section on your DAT
How to Ace the PAT Section on your DAT
Get started on the right foot learning all the best methods and techniques to ace the PAT section.
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's Endodontic Diagnoses to Know for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com's Endodontic Diagnoses to Know for the INBDE
An endodontic diagnosis has two components: pulpal and periapical. We explain these two diagnoses, their relevant symptoms and findings, and two case studies related to these concepts that may appear on the INBDE.
October 1, 2022
Bootcamp.com's Analgesics to Know for the INBDE
Bootcamp.com's Analgesics to Know for the INBDE
Analgesics are medications used for pain relief. Some analgesics also have antipyretic or anti-inflammatory properties. There are different classes of analgesics that can be used to relieve pain, and prescriptions should be individualized to the patient’s comorbidities and pain level.
October 1, 2022
Canadian DAT vs. American DAT Differences
Canadian DAT vs. American DAT Differences
Can DAT Bootcamp help me prepare for the Canadian DAT? Short answer: Yes! Canadian students have found DAT Bootcamp super helpful in studying for the Canadian DAT.
October 1, 2022
Top Front End (TFE) Intro Tutorial
Top Front End (TFE) Intro Tutorial
Top front end (TFE) is probably the hardest section to initially understand in the PAT, but fear not! This post gives you all the necessary information you need to learn how to ace TFE questions!
October 1, 2022
Canadian Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK) Preparation Material
Canadian Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK) Preparation Material
We have received questions for students about whether INBDE Bootcamp can help prepare them for the Canadian dental licensing Assessment of Fundamental Knowledge (AFK). Short answer: Yes!
October 1, 2022
How to Study for the Canadian NDEB
How to Study for the Canadian NDEB
We have received lots of questions from students taking the Canadian NDEB, asking if INBDE Bootcamp could help prepare them. Read here to see how you can use INBDE Bootcamp to help prepare for the Canadian NDEB!
October 1, 2022
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