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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 Summer 2018 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, 2019 for consideration at the Summer 2019 Commission meeting.

  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs, Standard 2-24d (Appendix 2) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs, Standard 2-25 (Appendix 3) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced General Dentistry Education Programs in Dental Anesthesiology, Standard 3-2 (Appendix 4) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs, Standard 2 (Appendix 5) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs, Standard 2-13 (Appendix 6) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs, Standard 2-12 (Appendix 7) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Standard 4-3.4 (Appendix 8) PDF

At its Winter 2019 meeting, the Commission on Dental Accreditation directed that proposed revisions to Accreditation Standards found in Appendix 9 be distributed to the communities of interest for review and comment, with comments due June 1, 2019. Comments will be considered at the Summer 2019 Commission meeting.

  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs Standard 2-3 (Appendix 9) PDF 

Additionally, at its Winter 2019 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, 2019 for consideration at the Winter 2020 Commission meeting.

  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (Appendix 10) PDF

  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Periodontics Standard 4-12e (Appendix 11) PDF