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American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists applies for ADA specialty recognition

The Council on Dental Education and Licensure has received an application from the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists for recognition of dental anesthesiology as a dental specialty.

The council invites written comment from individuals and organizations on the application.

Comments must relate directly to the Requirements for Recognition of Dental Specialties, which may be found at www.ada.org/sections/educationandcareers/pdfs/requirements.pdf.

An electronic copy of the application is available from CDEL for $150. A check made payable to the American Dental Association must accompany the written request for the application. The application is also available for review in the council office by appointment.

CDEL will consider the application and all comments received at its November meeting.

The council’s recommendations regarding the application will be forwarded to the 2012 ADA House of Delegates.

Forward written comments to the council director, Karen Hart, no later than Sept. 16.

Comments may be mailed, emailed or faxed to: Council on Dental Education and Licensure, American Dental Association, 211 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; hartk@ada.org (email); or 1-312-440-2915 (fax). Questions may be directed to Ext. 2825.