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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

‚ÄčThe Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) will hold a virtual Hearing on Standards in September. All Standards currently proposed for revision will be covered. This hearing will be offered in lieu of the CODA Hearing that typically occurs during the American Dental Association Meeting.

CODA Hearing: Thursday, September 30, 2021, 5:00pm-6:00pm Central Daylight Time

If you wish to attend this virtual Hearing, please use the blue button to register.

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CODA Hearing Agenda (PDF)
CODA Hearing Guidelines (Appendix 1

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, 2021

Accreditation Standards for Clinical Fellowship Training Programs in Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics (Appendix 2)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Periodontics (Appendix 3)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above 

Comments Due June 1, 2022

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Appendix 4
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in General Practice Residency (Appendix 5)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Advanced Education in Dental Anesthesiology (Appendix 6)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Advanced Education in Oral Medicine (Appendix 7)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Advanced Education in Orofacial Pain (Appendix 8)
Comment Portal Link for the Standards above