Illinois Dental Hygienists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Illinois Dental Professionals

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10/1/2015 to 9/30/2021
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The Illinois State Board of Dentistry Dept. of Professional Regulation and Education accepts courses from any provider who is ADA or AGD approved.

Continuing Education

The Illinois State Board of Dentistry Dept. of Professional Regulation and Education accepts NetCE courses.

Dentists are required 48 hours every three years, 24 of which may be completed by individual study.* Licensees who prescribe controlled substances shall complete 3 hours on safe opioid prescribing practices.

Dental Hygienists are required 36 hours every three years, 18 of which may be completed by individual study.*

Beginning January 1, 2021, all licensees who are considered mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect are required to complete training on the subject within 3 months of engagement in a professional or official capacity as a mandated reporter. Dentists and dental hygienists must complete the training at least every 6 years thereafter. The training will count toward meeting a licensee's required continuing education, and is provided by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

*NetCE courses are considered individual study.

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For More Information

Please contact the Illinois State Board of Dentistry Dept. of Professional Regulation and Education at (217) 785-0800 or http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068012200D04400R.html for additional information regarding your continuing education.

Licensees may complete the DCFS mandated reporter training online at https://www.dcfstraining.org/vtc/home/home.action.