DLE RESULTS: November-December 2023 Dentist Licensure Exam Results

DLE RESULTS 2023 – The December 2023 Dentist Licensure Exam results including the complete board exam passers, top 10 examinees, and performance of schools are expected to be released by PRC Board of Dentistry in eight (8) working days after the last day of exams.

The Dentist board exam took place on November 28-30, 2023 (Written) and December 3-10 (Practical), across various testing centers in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu and Davao.

The Board of Dentistry is led by its Chairman, Dr. Rodolfo R. Drapete, along with its members, Dr. Melinda L. Garcia, Dr. Carlito D. Paragas, Dr. Gloria M. Bumanlag, and Dr. Merlin A. Go.

DLE 2023 Results Summary

  • List of Topnotchers: Dentistry Licensure Exam Results December 2023
  • Performance of Schools: December 2023 DLE Results

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on November 28-30, 2023 & December 3-10, 2023
Released on December 18, 2023

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Release of Results

As per PRC Resolution No. 1589, series of 2022, titled ‘Schedule of the Licensure Exam for the Year 2023,’ the November-December 2023 Dentist Licensure Exam (DLE) results are scheduled for release on December 18, 2023.

However, please note that the release date of the DLE results may vary. On May 2023 DLE, results were out after two (2) working days. We recommend bookmarking this page and following us on our social media channels for the most up-to-date result announcements.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule for online appointments to obtain the new Dentists’ Professional ID and Certificate of Registration will be held on these date(s):

Date(s) of Registration: TBA

For initial registrants, the PRC advises online registration through the official PRC website at https://online.prc.gov.ph/. Follow these steps for online registration and ensure you have the following requirements ready:

  1. Notice of Admission (NOA) – for identification purposes only
  2. Completed Oath Form (Panunumpa ng Propesyonal)
  3. Two (2) passport-sized ID photos on a white background, each with a complete name tag
  4. Two (2) sets of documentary stamps
  5. One (1) short brown envelope

PRC emphasizes that successful examinees must complete their registration in person and sign the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Verification of Rating

The verification of Dentist licensure exam ratings and test results will be accessible online shortly after the results are posted.

Successful candidates can visit the official PRC website and utilize the Verification Page to check their pass rate in the board examination.

As outlined, a passing candidate should provide the exam name, examination date, application number, first name, last name, and birthdate.


PRC has started conducting face-to-face oath-taking for new professionals.

All successful examinees interested in attending the face-to-face mass oath-taking shall register no later than 12:00 NN of the day before the date of the oath-taking at http://online.prc.gov.ph to confirm their attendance. The exact date, of whether the oath-taking will be conducted face-to-face or virtual, will be provided here once announced.

Further, inductees shall bring ANY of the following on the day of the oath-taking:

  • Vaccination Card
  • Negative RT-PCR results taken within 48 hours before the oath-taking

Inductees are advised to register and confirm their attendance in the regions where they took their licensure examination and intend to register as professionals.

Meanwhile, those who will not be able to attend the scheduled face-to-face mass oath-taking may attend the online oath-taking or request for a special oath-taking.

Coverage of Exams

The November-December 2023 licensure exam for dentists covered the following topics:

  • General and Oral Anatomy and Physiology
  • General and Oral Pathology, General and Oral Microscopic Anatomy and Microbiology
  • Restorative Dentistry and Public Health, and Community Dentistry
  • Prosthetic Dentistry (Crown and Bridge, Removable Partial Denture and Complete Denture and Dental Materials)
  • Roentgenology, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Surgery
  • Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
  • Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics
  • Dental Jurisprudence, Ethics and Practice Management
  • Periodontics and Endodontics

Previous Exams

The Dentist Board exam is among the programs with average examinees conducted by the PRC. Here is the summary of results for DLE in previous years:

Date of ExamTotal No. of ExamineesTotal No. of PassersPassing Rate
May 20231,47969146.72%
March 20221,66073144.04%
December 201968754178.75%
May 201958042773.62%
December 201890578686.85%
May 201852150997.70%
June 201740239498.01%
January 201761360999.35%
June 201635935699.16%
January 201644942594.65%


If you have any inquiries or need clarification, the PRC recommends reaching out to the Licensure Exam Division through the following email contacts:

For the latest and trustworthy updates and announcements regarding the dentist board exams in 2023, we encourage our readers to visit the official PRC website.

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