Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR) Part B examination

The Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR) examination is a requirement for satisfactory completion of specialist training in Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology.  It examines candidates on all aspects of dental and maxillofacial radiology against the curriculum. Further general information on the examination shows in the guidance notes and a suggested reading list is available.


The DDMFR Part B examination comprises three components; a written question paper, a reporting session and an oral examination.  The three components are held in London on consecutive days, with the written paper and the reporting session on the first day and the oral examination on the second day.

Entry requirements

Candidates who have passed the DDMFR Part A examination are permitted to enter the DDMFR Part B examination upon completion of three years of accredited dental and maxillofacial radiology training.

How to apply

Applicants should ensure they have read the examination regulations before applying online. 

Online applications for the Autumn 2019 sitting are now open. 

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Dates and fees

The examination is normally held in March and September each year – specific information shows in the dates and fees document.