National Board Dental Hygiene Examination
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Na·tion·al Board Den·tal Hy·giene Ex·am·i·na·tion(nashŏ-năl bōrd dentăl hījēn eg-zami-nāshŭn)
Standardized written examination sponsored by the American Dental Association; normally part of the dental hygiene licensure process.
National Board Dental Hygiene Examination,
n.pr a written examination used to assist state boards in the licensure of dental hygienists; it is one of at least three requirements needed to obtain dental hygiene licensure. (An educational requirement and a clinical examination requirement make up the other two requirements.)