CSW - Innovation in licensure examinations....

Welcome to the CSW Computer Simulations Website!

CSW Computer Simulations is a tri-member not-for-profit that creates and administers computerized 2-D and 3-D periodontal and prosthodontics dental licensing examinations and is the leading innovator of computer simulated dental exams. CSW was formed in June of 2004 and is located in Phoenix Arizona. CSW began administering their examinations in 2006 as part of SRTA’s and WREB’s clinical licensing exams. As of December 31, 2010 over 14,000 candidates have taken the CSW exams. We are happy to provide this website as a resource to candidates and to those who wish to learn more about CSW.

CSW’s Mission – To ensure the value of dental competency assessments for licensing and certifying authorities by designing and administering relevant, innovative computer simulated examinations.

Learn about the process for scheduling an exam with Pearson VUE by phone or online. This page also contains information about the check in process including ID requirements.

Exam Info

View question examples and read information about the CSW periodontal and prosthodontic exams.


Find out what is required to access the CSW demo and test your computer to verify its compatibility.

Take the opportunity to provide feedback regarding the CSW exam and your testing experience.

Helpful links to our partner agencies and Pearson VUE.


If you need to contact CSW, all of the information necessary to do so is listed on this page.

Go to this page before attempting to contact CSW. All frequently asked questions are listed here!

We thank you for visiting our site. Good luck on your exam!