CODA to host virtual hearing Oct. 20 on proposed standards revisions

The Commission on Dental Accreditation is conducting a virtual hearing on accreditation standards on Oct. 20, from 6-7 p.m. CDT.
Commission on Dental Accreditation logoThe hearing on proposed standards provides opportunity for ADA members and other stakeholders to comment on the proposed revisions to the accreditation standards.
Comments are due Dec. 1 for the following:
• Accreditation Standards for Dental Hygiene Education Programs (Appendix 2).
• Accreditation Standards for Dental Laboratory Technology Education Programs (Appendix 3).
• Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Endodontics (Appendix 4).
• Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Appendix 5).

To attend the virtual meeting, attendees must pre-register. For more information on the proposed standards revisions and to register, visit

Written comments may be received by email only until the Dec. 1 due date. The Commission office is currently closed and comments will not be received if mailed to the CODA office.

Send written comments to Sherin Tooks, Ed.D., M.S., Commission on Dental Accreditation director at