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Revised Accreditation Standards

On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Programs, with implementation July 1, 2020.

On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Predoctoral Dental Education Programs, with implementation July 1, 2020.

 
On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral Medicine, with immediate implementation.

On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, with immediate implementation.
 
 
On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Dental Anesthesiology. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Standard 3-2, with implementation January 1, 2020.

On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to the Intent Statement for Standard 2-22, as well as Standard 3-8, with immediate implementation.
 
On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Standards 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 2-13 and 2-14, with implementation July 2020.
 
On August 2, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Standards 4-3.4, with implementation January 2020.

On February 8, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Therapy Education Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to the Definition of Terms and the intent statements of Standards 2-14, 2-15, 2-19 and 2-21, with immediate implementation.
 
On February 8, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Definition of Terms (Research and Health Literacy); Standard 2-17; and Standard 6-Research, with implementation January 1, 2020.
 
On February 8, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Dental Education Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted revisions to Revised Intent Statements Standards 2-20 and Standard 2-24; New Intent Statement Standard 2-9, with immediate implementation.
 
On February 8, 2019, the Commission adopted revisions to the Accreditation Standards for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Programs. Specifically, the Commission adopted terminology revisions from Months to Weeks, and revised Standards 4-3.1, 4-9.2, 4-9.5, and 5-4; and added Standards 4-9.3 and 4-9.4, with implementation July 1, 2020.