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Public Comments 

The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards is inviting public comment on the following application that has been submitted for dental specialty certifying board recognition: 

Comment Period and Deadline

The National Commission policy provides that public comment on an application’s compliance with the ADA Requirements for Recognition of National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists is to be solicited for a sixty (60) day period. Accordingly, written comments will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time (CST)) on December 28, 2019. 

Any comments received after the 5:00p.m. (CST) deadline on December 28, 2019 will not be considered by the National Commission.

Comments must address the Requirements for Recognition of National Certifying Boards for Dental Specialists. Comments that include Protected Heath Information (PHI) and/or Personally identifiable Information (PII), violate the American Dental Association’s Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct or unprofessional remarks (such as personal attacks or name calling) will be disregarded.

Comments should be addressed to Ms. Catherine Baumann, Director, National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards at:  baumannca@ada.org or mailed to the following address:

The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards 
211 East Chicago Avenue, 6th floor 
Chicago, IL 60611

Please allow sufficient time for mailed comments to be received before the close of the comment period. 

Meeting Dates

The National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards meets on an annual basis to discuss recognition of the dental specialties and certifying boards.  The National Commission meeting is held at the American Dental Association Headquarters 211 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611.

Annual Meeting Dates for 2020-2023:
  • March 2-3, 2020
  • March 8-9, 2021
  • March 7-8, 2022
  • March 6-7, 2023

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