Alabama Dentists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Alabama Dental Professionals

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10/1/2021 to 9/30/2027
Provider ID #217994.

The Alabama Board of Dental Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is ADA approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Alabama Board of Dental Examiners accepts NetCE courses.

Dentists are required 20 hours every year, 10 of which may be completed by correspondence or distance-based education.* A minimum of 1 of the 20 hours must be in infectious disease control, and 1 hour in prescribing controlled substances, every 2 years.

A maximum of 4 hours may be on the topics of insurance, government regulations, tort liability, and/or risk management, and a maximum of 3 hours may be on the topic of practice management, annually.

Dentists who hold oral conscious sedation permits are required a minimum of 2 hours in sedation and/or anesthesia, every 2 years.

Dental Hygienists are required 12 hours every year, 6 of which may be completed by correspondence or distance-based education.* A minimum of 1 of the 12 hours must be in infectious disease control, every 2 years.

A maximum of 4 hours may be on the topics of insurance, government regulations, tort liability, and/or risk management, and a maximum of 3 hours may be on the topic of practice management, annually.

*NetCE courses are considered correspondence or distance-based education.

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For More Information

Please contact the Alabama Board of Dental Examiners at (205) 985-7267, or refer to http://www.alabamaadministrativecode.state.al.us/docs/den/270-X-4.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.