Continuing Education Requirements

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Continuing Education Requirements for Dentists

  • 60 continuing education credit hours every three (3) year registration period.
    (only 18 of the 60 credits can be earned by home study) *
  • Ethics and Jurisprudence course once in your lifetime.
  • Tobacco cessation course once in your lifetime.
  • Child abuse course once in your lifetime.
  • CPR course: you must maintain a current certificate (varies 1-3 years).
  • Infection Control course every four (4) years.
  • Opioid Course every three (3) years.


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