Pennsylvania Expanded Function Dental Assistants

Coordinated through the PA Department of State

Register for your next exam, find test information, or download handbooks from this page.

Examination Scheduling Information

Please VERIFY that you have registered your LEGAL name as it appears on your government-issued ID and that your personal information is CORRECT. Contact the State Board of Dentistry immediately to correct the spelling of your name or update your personal information if you notice any errors.


Only those who have been approved by the Board are permitted to schedule an exam. Applications to take an exam are submitted electronically through the Pennsylvania Licensing System (PALS). Once approved, a notification with instructions on how to schedule an exam will be emailed.

Available downloads

Downloads Stock number Format Size
PA EFDA Handbook 603900 PDF 273 KB
Last updated 2023-03-24