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Proposed Accreditation Standards

Hearing information can be found on the Hearings on Standards/Comments Due page.

Circulation of Proposed Revised Standards

At its Winter 2017 meeting, the Commission on Dental Accreditation directed that the following proposed revisions of Accreditation Standards be distributed to the communities of interest for review and comment, with all comments due December 1, 2017 for consideration at the Winter 2018 Commission meeting.

  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs (Appendix 2) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Therapy Education Programs (Appendix 3) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs (Appendix 4) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Appendix 5) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Clinical Fellowship Training Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Appendix 6) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Periodontics (Appendix 7) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs (Appendix 8) (PDF)

At its Summer 2017 meeting, the Commission on Dental Accreditation directed that the following proposed revisions of Accreditation Standards be distributed to the communities of interest for review and comment, with all comments due June 1, 2018 for consideration at the Summer 2018 Commission meeting.

  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs (Appendix 9) (PDF)
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs (Appendix 10) (PDF)