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Hearings on Standards/Comments Due

The purpose of a hearing on a standards document is to provide individuals, institutions and organizations that will be affected by the document with an opportunity to comment. The goal of the hearing is to hear as many varied points of view on the proposed documents as possible in an orderly fashion. 

Hearing Information

2020 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Meeting Hearing on Standards

The Commission will conduct a virtual Hearing on Accreditation Standards on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. Information regarding access to the virtual session will be distributed when the information becomes available.

CODA Hearing on Standards Agenda (PDF)
Conduct of Hearing (Appendix 1) (PDF)

Comments Due: All Proposed Standards Revisions

You may submit written comments to CODA on the proposed standards revisions noted below until the comment due date. 

Visit the Proposed Standards webpage to find the following Standards: 

Comments Due December 1, 2020:

  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs (Appendix 2) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Laboratory Technology Education Programs (Appendix 3) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Endodontics (Appendix 4) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Appendix 5) PDF