Course Info


We offer a comprehensive DAT preparation course designed to help you achieve success on the Dental Aptitude Test offered by the Canadian Dental Association. There will be  extra emphasis placed on the perceptual ability and the manual dexterity section of the Dental Aptitude Test.

We limit our class sizes in order to ensure an ideal student : instructor ratio, allowing you to receive maximum instruction and guidance in preparing you for the DAT.

What we offer 

Rock the DAT 

  • 2 days of instruction including a mock DAT

  • DAT basics, strategies, skills and tricks

  • Manual dexterity and perceptual ability techniques and tips

  • PAT practice questions and resources

  • Reading comprehension sample articles and questions

  • Simulated evaluations and standings on the mock DAT

  • 2 practice soaps, plus 1 soap for the mock DAT

  • Interview breakdown and techniques to help you prepare

  • Extensive instruction and practice

  • A chance to gain experience and build confidence

  • 15% discount on DATCrusher membership

Beyond the Classroom

For students of ROCK THE DAT, we also provide continued support and help in preparing for the DAT exam. This may include: *

  • On-line support and information (

  • Small group carving clinics

  • Extra practice supplies for manual dexterity

 *These services may require an extra fee and may not be available at all locations. Please e-mail for more information.

Tentative Course Schedule (subject to change)

Day One (7-8 hours):

  • Time management techniques on all four components

  • Maximizing the use of resources given during the DAT

  • Interactive perceptual ability instruction and problem solving techniques

  • Interactive and direct hands on, one on one carving techniques

  • Two FREE DAT exam style soaps to use during the session (feel free to bring along extra for practice)

  • Interactive reading comprehension seminar and study strategies

  • Quick overview of techniques for the Natural Science component

Day Two (7-8 hours): 

  • Review of Day 1

  • Advanced tips and tricks for all areas, focusing on PAT and carving

  • One on one work time to improve weak spots

  • Carving clinic

  • Bonus admission information for various schools

  • Mock DAT examination with detailed scoring and feedback session (soap included)

  • Electronic constructive feedback will be given 1-2 days after your mock DAT

There will be multiple breaks throughout at the discretion of instructors. 

*Please note: Course sessions with insufficient registrants may be cancelled. Those registered for the cancelled course may choose to change their dates to a later course session or may choose a refund.