Pennsylvania Dental CE – Online Dental Continuing Education Courses

Pennsylvania Dental Board Accepts AGD PACE (National Approval) Approved Provider
Online CE Allowed: 50% of Required CEs (15 CEs for Dentists, 10 CEs for Dental Hygienists)


Pennsylvania DentalLocal Anesthesia in Dental Practice – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here  | Printable (pdf) Certificate
Mandatory for dental hygienist who holds local anesthesia permit
$30
Pain ManagementPain Management in Dentistry – 3 Hours (Mandatory)
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
Opioids in Dental Practice – 3 Hrs (Mandatory)
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
Dental CEInfection Control for Dental Professionals – 2 Hours (Mandatory)
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Reducing Medical Errors in Dentistry – 2 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$20
Arizona Dental Infection ControlInfection Control for Dental Professionals – 4 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$40
Lesions of Oral Cavity – Evaluation, Diagnosis & Management – 5 Hrs
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$45
Dentoalveolar Surgery – Complications and Management – 5 Hrs
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$45
Current Concepts in Preventive Oral Health and Dentistry – 2 Hrs
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$20
Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) – 2 Hrs
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$20
tooth-extrctAdvanced Extraction & Immediate Implant Techniques – 12 CE Hours
Program Details & Faculty Info: Click Here | 8 Modules Video Series
Start Performing One Of The Most Common Procedures in Dentistry
$499
Prevention and Management of Repetitive Stress InjuriesPrevention and Management of Repetitive Stress Injuries – 5 Hrs.
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$40
Medical MarijuanaMedical Cannabis in Pain Management – 5 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$40
Periodontal DiseasePrevention and Management of Periodontal Disease – 3 Hrs.
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Alabama Dental CEManagement of Medical Emergencies in a Dental Clinic – 3 Hours Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
Obstructive Sleep ApneaObstructive Sleep Apnea – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
gingivitisDesquamative Gingivitis – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
OLPOral Lichen Planus – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Alabama Dental CESubstance Abuse – Chemical Dependency – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
Impact of Tobacco on Oral HealthImpact of Tobacco on Oral Health & Smoking Cessation – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
HIPAAHIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) – 1 Hour
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$10
California Physical Therapy Ethics, Laws, and RegulationsEthics & Professional Responsibilities in Dentistry – 2 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$20
Proper PrescribingProper Prescribing, Medical Errors, Safe Drug Disposal – 2 Hrs
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
HIVHIV/AIDS for Dental Healthcare Professionals – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Hepatitis InfectionHepatitis Infection – Implications in Dental Practice – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$25
Nitrous Oxide Sedation and Occupational Safety in DentistryNitrous Oxide Sedation & Occupational Safety in Dentistry – 3 Hours
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (pdf) Certificate
$30
ZikaZika Virus Infection2 Hours. (New)
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (PDF) Certificate
$20
EbolaEbola – What Every Healthcare Prof. Need To Know2 Hrs.
Course Curriculum: Click Here
Printable (PDF) Certificate
$15

Pennsylvania Dental Continuing Education Requirements (Click Here):

Licenses and certificates are renewable for a 2-year period beginning April 1 of each odd-numbered year. Pennsylvania dental applicant shall complete the following continuing education credit hours during the preceding biennial period:

  • Dentists—30 hours.
  • Dental hygienists—20 hours.
  • Expanded function dental assistants—10 hours.

A maximum of 50% of the above required credit hours, listed in §  33.402, may be taken through individual study, serving as an instructor or author of a book, article or online continuing education program.  

A dental hygienist who holds a local anesthesia permit shall complete 3 of the required 20 hours of continuing education in courses related to the administration of local anesthesia, including pharmacology or other related courses.

OPIOID EDUCATION FOR DENTIST APPLICATIONS AND RENEWALS SUBMITTED AFTER JULY 1, 2017

Section 9.1(a) of ABC-MAP* requires that all prescribers or dispensers, as defined in Section 3 of ABC-MAP, applying for licensure complete at least 4 hours of Board-approved education consisting of 2 hours in pain management or the identification of addiction and 2 hours in the practices of prescribing or dispensing of opioids. Dentists, including those with a restricted faculty license, fall within ABC-MAP’s definition of prescribers or dispensers.

Requirements for initial Pennsylvania dental applicants

Dentist and restricted faculty license applicants seeking licensure on or after July 1, 2017, must document, within one year from issuance of the license, that they completed this education either as part of the applicant’s professional degree educational program or a Board-approved continuing education program.  This 4 hours of Board-approved education needs to be completed only once. 

Renewals

To renew a license to practice dentistry or a restricted faculty license for the next renewal period, Section 9.1(a)(2) of ABC-MAP requires that all dentists complete at least two hours of continuing education in pain management, the identification of addiction or in the practices of prescribing or dispensing of opioids. The continuing education requirements of ABC-MAP will count towards the total number of hours of continuing education required for renewal. This two-hour requirement needs to be completed only once per renewal period.  This continuing education must be taken from a Board-approved continuing education provider in accordance with Section 33.403 of the Board’s regulations and its completion reported in compliance with Section 33.404 when applying for renewal.

*The Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions Program Act (ABC-MAP)(also known as Act 124 of 2016), 35 P.S. § 872.3, is available on the Legislature’s website at:

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/legis/li/uconsCheck.cfm?yr=2016&sessInd=0&act=124.

Sections 33.403 and 33.404 of the Board’s Regulations are available on the Board’s website at: http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Dentistry/Pages/Board-Laws-and-Regulations.aspx.

AGD PACE ApprovedAGD PACE Approval: Biologix Solutions LLC is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 4/20/2013 to 4/30/2021. Provider ID: 352738

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