This section features continuing education opportunities for dentists and dental professionals, with direct links to credentialed organizations - such as the American Medical Association - that sponsor applicable courses. Also addressed are licensing requirements for health care specialists, among them dental hygienists and assistants.
Dental Industry: Licensing & Certification
- Dental Industry: Licensing &
In order to acquire licensure in this field, the candidate first must attend and graduate from a dental hygiene school. The institute should be approved by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Dental Association (ADA).
- Dental Industry: Training &
Most dentists are well acquainted with the details surrounding board certification and re-certification for their particular specialties. That said, every discipline in these professions requires meeting certain continuing education requirements, which vary from state to state and discipline to discipline.