TOPNOTCHERS: January 2022 & March 2022 Dentistry Licensure Exam DLE, Top 10

MANILA – The list of topnotchers or the top 10 passers in the January 2022 and March 2022 Dentist Licensure Exam (DLE) are available at this website as the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Medicine releases the full results in 6 working days after the administration of exams.

The Licensure Exam for Dentists was conducted on January 6-11, 2022 for Practical Phase in testing areas located in Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Iloilo while the practical phase for Metro Manila was re-scheduled on March 1-4 & 8-11, 2022. The written phase was held on January 12-14, 2022.

The licensure exams were headed by the Chairman of the Board of Dentistry Dr. Maria Jona D. Godoy, and its members and its members, Dr. Roberto M. Tajonera, Dr. Melinda L. Garcia, Dr. Rannier F. Reyes and Dr. Carlito D. Paragas.

DLE 2022 Related Results

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 January 2022 & March 2022 Dentist board exam top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from as well as their rating. The list is courtesy of PRC.

RankNameSchoolRating (%)
1Bernadine Tay TanDavao Medical School Foundation83.60
2Maria Salvacion Riñopa DacioUniversity of Baguio83.03
3Harissa Kristina Reyes De LaraUniversity of the East – Manila82.87
Ralph GanzoSouthwestern University82.87
Yumi Dacoco TokoyoUniversity of the Philippines Manila82.87
4Daniel Louise Edaño PusposCentro Escolar University – Manila82.64
5Nica Jeorgia Perez SalazarUniversity of the Philippines Manila82.50
6Jean Camillle Dimapilis PeraltaEmilio Aguinaldo College – Dasmariñas82.47
7Mary Diane Alcobendas GarciaUniversity of the East – Manila82.00
8Jed Dajao CodillaSouthwestern University81.93
9Wilton James Ong ChingUniversity of the East – Manila81.76
10Shaira Catalonia CabalongaUniversity of Baguio81.67

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Release of Results

The January 2022/ March 2022 Dentist board exam results are expected to be released 2-3 working days after the last day of practical exams. Stand by from March 15-16, 2022. We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates on the Dentist board exam results 2022.

Meanwhile, PRC may also release the results earlier or later than the estimated date without prior notice.

Schedule of Registration

The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Dentists will be held on the following dates:

  • April 27 – 29, 2022
  • May 4 – 6, 2022
  • May 9 – 13, 2022

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 Dentistry licensure exams 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

Due to the pandemic, the oathtaking ceremony for the newly Licensed Dentists 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.

2022 DLE Schedule

Shown below is the schedule of exams for the 2022 Dentist Licensure Exam:

Date of ExamTesting LocationsStart of ApplicationDeadline of Application
January 6-11, 2022 (Practical)Baguio, Cebu, Davao & Iloilo
January 12-14, 2022 (Written)NCR, Baguio, Cebu, Davao & Iloilo
March 1-4, 8-11, 2022NCR, Baguio and CebuFebruary 4, 2022April 4, 2022
May 8-15, 2022NCRFebruary 4, 2022April 4, 2022


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 Dentist Licensure Exam for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.

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