RESULTS: May 2022 Dental Hygienist Board Exam Passers, Top 10, Performance of Schools

The May 2022 Dental Hygienist board exam results including the complete list of board passers, top 10 (topnotchers) and performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Dentistry in one (1) working day after the last day of exams.

As announced, 11 out of 20 examinees successfully passed the exams.

The Dental Hygienist licensure exams (written and practical) were conducted on May 26-27, 2022 in testing centers in the National Capital Region (NCR) by the Board of Dentistry headed by Dr. Rodolfo R. Drapete, Officer-In-Charge and its members, Dr. Melinda L. Garcia, Dr. Carlito D. Paragas, Dr. Gloria M. Bumanlag and Dr. Merlin A. Go.

List of Passers

Here are the May 2022 Dental Hygienist results as announced by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
Held on May 26-27, 2022
Released on May 30, 2022

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List of Top 10 Examinees/ Topnotchers

PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in any of its administered licensure exam. Shown below is the complete list of May 2022 Dental Hygienist top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)

Top Performing Schools

Shown below are the May 2022 Dental Hygienist licensure exams top performing schools having 10 or more examinees passed and with at least 80% overall passing percentage; as per Commission Resolution No.  2017-1058 (C) series of 2017, courtesy of PRC.


Performance of Schools Summary

The performance of schools for May 2022 Dental Hygienist licensure exams in alphabetical order as per R.A. 8981 otherwise known as PRC Modernization Act of 2000 Section 7 (m) or “to monitor the performance of schools in licensure examinations and publish results thereof in a newspaper of national circulation”

Release of Results

According to PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021 entitled “Schedule of the Licensure Exam for the Year 2022“, the Dental Hygienist May 2022 results will be released on Monday, May 30, 2022.

Meanwhile, Dental Hygienist board exam results May 2022 may also be out earlier or later than the target release date without prior notice.

We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the Dental Hygienist results 2022.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Registered Dental Hygienists will be held on the following date(s).

Date(s) of Registration: TBA

Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via and follow the steps in online registration. Here are the registration requirements:

  • Notice of Admission/NOA (for identification purposes only)
  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Two (2) pieces of passport-sized ID photos in white background and with complete name tag
  • Two (2) sets of documentary stamp
  • One (1) piece short brown envelope

PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

Verification of Rating

The verification of ratings and test results for the Dental Hygienist licensure exams given by PRC Board of Dentistry will be available online few working days after the posting of results.

Successful takers can refer to PRC official website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate.

As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name and last name and the birth-date.

Oath-Taking Ceremonies

The oath taking ceremony for the newly Licensed Dental Hygienists will be done online, now referred as the “e-oath”. The application system for the e-oath can be accessed online via PRC dedicated portal via and  select “e-OATH” as transaction.

Inductees are required to print “OATH OF PROFESSIONAL” form that is downloadable at the PRC Online Services.

Coverage of Exams

The May 2022Dental Hygienist board exams covered the following areas:

A. Basic Medical and Dental Sciences

  • General Anatomy
  • General and Oral Physiology
  • General and Oral Pathology

B. Clinical Dental Subjects I

  • Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Anesthesiology and Pharmacology
  • Roentgenology
  • Dental Jurisprudence and Practice Management
  • Basic Computer

C. Clinical Dental Subjects II

  • Periodontology
  • Pediatric and Orthodontic Dentistry
  • Other clinical dentistry subjects

D. Practical Exams

Dental Hygienist Licensure Exam Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of the 2022 Nurse licensure exams:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
May 26, 2022
May 27, 2022
NCRFebruary 28, 2022April 26, 2022

Dental Hygienist Board Exam Results (Stats)

Dental Hygienists is one of the PRC-regulated exam with the less number of examinees.

In the latest exam held on June 2019, 19 out of 29 examinees passed.

During June 2018 exams, 26 out of 38 examinees passed. Sanbert  Christian Candole Clado from National University – Manila garnering 83.54% rating followed by Samantha Villamante Baluyot also from the same University having 82.59%.

In June 2017, 36 out of 47 examinees passed. Mercilita Loquias Dela Peña from De Ocampo Memorial College ranked first in the exams having 84.66% rating followed by Chriszar Mayor Mercurio from National University – Manila having 83.91%.

34 out of 40 examinees passed during June 2016 exams. Jazza Benice Noquez Umila from National University (NU) – Manila ranked first garnering 84.49% rating followed by Kathleen Bunque Navarro and Giana Louise Bobadilla Ravanes, both from De Ocampo Memorial College having 80.89% and 80.67% respective ratings.

Here is the summary of results in previous years:

Exam DateTotal No. of ExamineesTotal No. of PassersPassing Rate
June 2019291965.52%
June 2018382668.42%
June 2017473676.60%
June 2016403485.00%
June 2015533260.38%
June 2014502958.00%
July 2013513874.51%


For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:

To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Dental Hygienist Licensure Exam for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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