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Revised Accreditation Standards

February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs, with immediate implementation.

On February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs, with implementation July 1, 2022.

On February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Dental Laboratory Technology Education Programs, with implementation January 1, 2022.

On February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Endodontics, with implementation July 1, 2022.

On February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, with implementation July 1, 2022.
 
On February 12, 2021, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Specifically, the Commission adopted revised Standards 4-4 and 4-6 through 4-8; deletion of Standard 4-6.1; and addition of Standards 4-8.2 and 4-18 through 4-20; with implementation January 1, 2022.
 
On August 7, 2020, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Predoctoral Dental Education Programs, with implementation July 1, 2022. 
 
On August 7, 2020, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Education Programs in Pediatric Dentistry, with implementation July 1, 2021.