Louisiana Dental Hygienists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Louisiana Dental Professionals

NetCE 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at https://ccepr.ada.org.

Nationally Approved PACE Program
Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by
any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
10/1/2021 to 9/30/2027
Provider ID #217994.

The Louisiana State Board of Dentistry accepts courses from any provider who is ADA or AGD approved. NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker Provider #50-2405 and will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

Continuing Education

NetCE is an approved provider through CE Broker, Provider #50-2405.
NetCE will electronically report successful course completions to CE Broker.

Dentists are required 40 hours every two years, 10 hours of which may be completed by home study.* There is a one-time requirement, as a condition of license renewal, to obtain 3 hours of continuing education in drug diversion training, best practices in the prescribing of controlled substances, and the appropriate treatment of addiction.

Beginning with DEA initial registrations or renewals starting June 27, 2023, all DEA-registered practitioners (with the exception of DVM-only license holders) are required 8 hours on treating and managing patients with opioid or other substance use disorders, including the appropriate clinical use of all FDA-approved drugs for the treatment of a substance use disorder; or the safe pharmacological management of dental pain and screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment of patients with (or at risk of developing) opioid and other substance use disorders, one-time only.

Dental Hygienists are required 24 hours every two years, 8 hours of which may be taken by home study.*

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

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All Accreditations and Approvals
License Renewal Instructions

For More Information

Please contact the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry at (225) 219-7330, or refer to http://www.lsbd.org/applications/conted.pdf and http://www.lsbd.org/applications/46v33.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.