Same-Day Results

Candidates typically receive their exam results same day minimizing wait times and getting them practicing as EFDAs.

On-Site Examination

CODT adminsters the exam at your educational institution for maximum convenience and familiarity.

Payment Plans

EFDA candidates can pay for their registration in multiple payments to increase affordability.

Replace Exam Tooth

To alleviate test anxiety, candidates are permitted to replace one tooth on the clinical exam if necessary.

Overview of CODT

The Commission on Dental Testing in Ohio is a private not-for-profit organization, which develops, administers, scores and reports the results of examinations to the Ohio State Dental Board in their determination of eligibility for Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) certification and registration.

News & Announcements

  • December 2022: CODT launches new EFDA Job Board to help connect EFDAs with dental practices seeking to hire.
  • May 2022: The CODT website gets a refresh to reflect its new capabilities and market-leading examination technology.
  • April 2020: CODT's unique Extended Payment Plans (EPP) remain available as way to help candidates with exam affordability during COVID-19.

Looking for answers to commonly asked questions? Check out our newly added Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page where you can also download our EFDA Exam Checklist PDF.

2024 Examination Dates

CODT Candidate Survey Results

Below are tabluated results from a CODT candidate experience, satisfaction, and values survey that we conducted in 2021. Ratings are on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest). CODT offers all service factors surveyed & listed below.

Importance of receiving same day test results5.0/5.0
Importance of testing on-site in a familiar location as opposed to a random testing location5.0/5.0
Importance of option to replace a tooth on the clinical exam4.8/5.0
Importance of flexible payment plans4.1/5.0
Ease of registration with CODT4.3/5.0
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The CODT Institutional Testing Advantage

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