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Revised Accreditation Standards

On August 2, 2018, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Dental Public Health Programs, with immediate implementation.

On August 2, 2018, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Standards 2-1, related to curriculum, and Standards 2-24, related to patient care competencies, with implementation January 1, 2019.

On February 2, 2018, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Clinical Fellowship Training Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions and new fellowship Standards 6-4.2, 6-4.3, and 6-4.4.1 in the area of Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery (Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery), with implementation July 1, 2019.

On February 2, 2018, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, with implementation July 1, 2019.

On February 2, 2018, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Periodontics. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Standard 2-5 (Periodontics Standard 2-6 of the July 1, 2018 implementation), with implementation July 1, 2019.