TOPNOTCHERS: May 2022 Dentist Board Exam

MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) releases the complete list of top 10 examinees/ topnotchers for the May 2022 Dentist Licensure Examination (DLE) in 5 working after the exam.

PRC announces that 683 out of 1,472 passed the May 2022 Dentist Licensure Examination.

The licensure exams for Dentists were administered by PRC and the Board of Dentistry headed by its Office-in-Charge, Dr. Maria Jona D. Godoy, and its members,  Dr. Roberto M. Tajonera, Dr. Melinda L. Garcia, Dr. Carlito D. Paragas, and Dr. Rodolfo R. Drapete.

The PRC and the Board of Dentistry conducted the exam in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, Davao, and Iloilo.

Top 10 Passers in May 2022 Dentist Board Exam

Here are the Top 10 successful examinees who garnered the highest percentage of ratings in the May 2022 Dentist Board Exam.

Previous Dentist Board Exam topnotchers

In January 2022 Dentistry Board Exam, Bernadine Tay Tan of the Davao Medical School Foundation topped the board exam with 83.60%. Maria Salvacion Rinopa Dacio of the University of Baguio came second with 83.03%.

In December 2019 Dentist Board Exam, Elyssa Jane Fernandez Tan of the University of the East-Manila ranked first in the licensure exam with 83.03%. It was followed by John Michael Briones Panganiban of the University of the East-Manila with 82.94%.

In May 2019, Angelie Gorospe Rebleza of the University of the East (UE) – Manila topped in the Dentist Board Exam with 83.67%. Anna Nikole Guimmayen delos Santos of the University of the Philippines (UP) – Manila ranked second with 83.63%.

Michelle Parafina Robledo of the University of the Philippines – Manila topped in the December 2018 Dentist Licensure Exam with 84.20%. It was followed by Vance Lenin Bautista de Leon of the same school with 83.64%.

May 2022 Dentist Board Exam Coverage (Written)

7:00 AM – 7:45 AMGeneral Instructions and Filling-out of Forms
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMGeneral and Oral Anatomy and Physiology
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMGeneral and Oral Pathology, General and Oral Microscopic Anatomy and Microbiology
2:00 PM – 4:00 PMRestorative Dentistry and Public Health, and Community Dentistry
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMProsthetic Dentistry (Crown and Bridge, Removable Partial Denture, and Complete Denture and Dental Materials)
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMRoentgenology, Oral Diagnosis, and Oral Surgery
2:00 PM – 4:00 PMAnesthesiology and Pharmacology
8:00 AM – 10:00 AMPediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
11:00 AM – 1:00 PMDental Jurisprudence, Ethics and Practice Management
2:00 PM – 4:00 PMPeriodontics and Endodontics

May 2022 Dentist Board Exam Coverage (Practical)

Registration of Successful Examinees

The schedule of the online registration for the issuance of PRC ID and Certificate of Registration for passers of the May 2022 Dentist Board Exam will be from  June 23 – 24 and June 27 – 29, 2022. The successful examinees are advised to register on PRC’s official website and follow the instructions for online registration.

Those who successfully registered online are required to bring the following:

  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal (downloadable)
  • Notice of Admission (for identification purposes only)
  • Two pieces of passport-sized ID pictures (white background and complete name tag)
  • Two sets of documentary stamps
  • One piece of the short brown envelope

Verification of Ratings

The Verification of Ratings (VoR) for the May 2022 Dentist Board Exam will be available online a few days after the result has been posted.

The successful examinees need the following information as it is required to fill out the following field:

  • Name of Exam
  • Examination date
  • Application number
  • First name and Surname
  • Date of birth

Target Date of Release

As per previous releases of Dentist Licensure Examination results and the target release date written in the PRC Resolution No. 1283 series of 2020, the May 2022 Dentist Board Exam results are expected to be out in 5 working days after the last day of exams. However, it may also be released earlier or later than the said dates without prior announcement(s).

Contact PRC

Should you have concerns related to the May 2022 Dentist Board Exam the following contact details:

PRC Licensure Exam Division: [email protected] / [email protected]
Facebook: @professionalregulationcommission
Twitter: @PRC_main


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