Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the State Education Department will allow you to complete up to 100% of your continuing education as self-study, from now until January 1, 2022, provided that it is taken from a Department-approved provider and is in an acceptable subject area for continuing education in dentistry.

Until further notice, all continuing education courses will be virtual.

Required CE courses

• Infection Control (OSHA) every four years;
• Opioids and Controlled Substances (for dentists who maintain a DEA number) every 3 years;
• CPR and basic life support every two years;
• State mandated ethics course, one time;
• State mandated oral cancer course, one time;
• 12-Hour Sedation (for sedation certificate holders) every three years. 

Recommended (not required)

  • Risk Management is not required, but should be taken every 3 years for the 10% discount on malpractice insurance;
  • A HIPAA course is not required. 

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