The INBDE (Integrated National Board Dental Examination) is a comprehensive exam that tests your knowledge, critical thinking, and clinical skills. One of the biggest challenges for many students is managing their time effectively during the exam. In this blog post, we’ll share some strategies for effective time management during the INBDE.

1. Understand the Exam Format

The first step to effective time management is to understand the exam format. The INBDE is a computer-based exam that consists of 500 multiple-choice questions, divided into two parts. Part 1 consists of 200 questions, and you’ll have four hours to complete it. Part 2 consists of 300 questions, and you’ll have six hours to complete it. Knowing the time limits for each section will help you plan your time effectively.

2. Develop a Study Plan

Developing a study plan is crucial for effective time management during the INBDE. Your study plan should include a breakdown of the topics and subtopics covered on the exam, along with the percentage of questions allocated to each section. Allocate your study time accordingly to ensure you cover all the material adequately.

3. Practice with Timed Tests

Practicing with timed tests is an excellent way to develop your time management skills. B&B Dental offers practice tests with time limits that simulate the actual exam. Practice tests help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and adjust your study plan accordingly.

4. Utilize Time-Saving Strategies

There are several time-saving strategies you can use during the exam, such as skipping challenging questions and coming back to them later, using process of elimination to narrow down choices, and pacing yourself during the exam. B&B Dental’s test prep courses offer expert guidance on time-saving strategies to help you succeed.

5. Take Breaks

Taking breaks during the exam is essential for maintaining your focus and energy levels. Use your breaks wisely to recharge and refocus.


At B&B Dental, we understand the importance of effective time management during the INBDE.ย  That’s why we offer comprehensive test prep courses designed to help you succeed. With our expert guidance and support, you can be confident in your ability to manage your time effectively during the exam and achieve your goals.


Invest in your future by enrolling in our INBDE online test prep courses today. Let B&B Dental help you achieve your dreams and become a successful dental professional.