Skip to main content
Toggle Menu of ADA WebSites
ADA Websites
Partnerships and Commissions
Toggle Search Area
Toggle Menu
e-mail Print Share

Proposed Accreditation Standards

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

Circulation of Proposed Revised Standards

At its Winter 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 December 1, 2018 for consideration at the Winter 2019 Commission meeting.

  •  Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs, Standard 6 (Appendix 2) PDF
  •  Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs, Standard 2-17 (Appendix 3) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Endodontics, Standard 4-8e (Appendix 4) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    (Appendix 5) PDF

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 6) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs, Standard 2-25 (Appendix 7) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced General Dentistry Education Programs in Dental Anesthesiology, Standard 3-2 (Appendix 8) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs, Standard 2 (Appendix 9) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs, Standard 2-13 (Appendix 10) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs, Standard 2-12 (Appendix 11) PDF
  • Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Standard 4-3.4 (Appendix 12) PDF