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Kois Center Mentor Exam

Mentor Exam

Kois Center Graduates are eligible to participate in the Mentor Exam. The Exam is meant to be a growth experience, and will provide an opportunity for the Graduate to demonstrate an understanding of Kois Center principles and show evidence of implementation into his/her practice. Those who pass the Mentor Exam will be invited to join the Kois Center Mentor program.

Exam Capacity: 32

Prerequisite: Must be a Kois Center Graduate (or Mentor) and have attended or be registered to attend at least one Kois Center Symposium prior to the Exam date (ie: Registration for the 2011 Symposium permits participation in the 2012 Exam and beyond)

Registration: November 1st. However, registration occurs on a first-come first-serve basis. Once registration reaches capacity, registration will be closed (even if this occurs prior to November 1st).

Exam Structure:
Part 1 – Written Exam: Multiple Choice (100 questions, open-book)
Part 2 – Oral Exam Case Presentation
  • 20 minute presentation. 5 minute Q&A
  • Evaluation takes place by a panel of CIs
  • Case PowerPoint Template is provided and must be used for this presentation (PowerPoint XP or newer is required to use this Template)
  • Case Selection Guideline: (NOTE: When selecting your case, please recognize that your case will be evaluated not for its complexity, but for the diagnostic thought processes learned at the Center and the application of the concepts. We recommend you select a straight-forward case that clearly exemplifies implementation of Kois Center principles.)
    • Treated case – no active caries or defective restorations
    • Manage occlusion (Must be at least moderate functional risk or acceptable function but change vertical dimension)
    • At least 2 anterior teeth treated with indirect restorations
    • Completed treatment must decrease overall risk

Exam Results:
Exam Results will be provided in writing within thirty-days following the Symposium.