New York Dentists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

New York 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

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 New York State Board for Dentistry accepts courses from any provider who is ADA approved.

Continuing Education

Attention New York Healthcare Professionals: Every person who has previously undergone mandated child abuse training must complete an updated curriculum that includes adverse childhood experiences and trauma, implicit bias, and the identification of child abuse in a virtual setting. Training must be completed by April 1, 2025. Please access NetCE's approved updated training curriculum here.

The New York State Board for Dentistry accepts NetCE courses.

Dentists are required 60 hours every three years, 18 of which may be completed by self-instructional coursework.*
Additional requirements include:

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 three years, 10 of which may be completed by self-instructional coursework.*

*NetCE courses are considered self-instructional coursework.

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For More Information

Please contact the New York State Board for Dentistry at (518) 474-3817 extension 550, or refer to and for additional information regarding your continuing education.

Additional information regarding your continuing education requirements may be found at:
Mandatory infection control training:
Mandatory child abuse training:
Mandatory prescriber education: