Continuing Education

All state boards of Dentistry require both Dentists and Dental Hygienists to complete various hours of continuing education annually in accordance with their state's dental rules and regulations for licensing.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The current term of approval extends from November 2019 to December 2023.

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Courses presented are acceptable by those states that recognize the ADA (CERP) and AGD approved providers.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry – Office of Continuing Dental Education designates this activity for a total of 9 continuing education credits.

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Continuing education courses that are presented cover all aspects of the practice of Dentistry including new knowledge that may not be widely accepted by the profession. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial material or commercial reference. Please be aware that the presentation of such course material should not be considered as an endorsement or approval of a particular philosophy, product, or procedure.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry designates this activity for a total of 18 continuing education credits.

Up to 9 credit hours may be obtained by attending the maximum number of courses offered.

A document stating the credit for each course attended will be emailed to each attendee after an attendance code is entered.

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