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Dental Specialties

A specialty is an area of dentistry formally recognized by the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards. Discover more 

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The American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists have applied to have Dental Anesthesiology become a recognized speciality.

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Guiding Principles of the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards (NCRDSCB)

The NCRDSCB is grounded in the ADA Requirements for Recognition of Dental Specialties and National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists. These Requirements are objective standards established to protect the public, nurture the art and science of dentistry, and improve the quality of care.