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Required CE courses

  • Infection Control (OSHA) every four years;
  • Opioids and Controlled Substances (for dentists who maintain a DEA number) every 3 years;
  • CPR and basic life support every two years;
  • State mandated ethics course, one time;
  • State mandated oral cancer course, one time;
  • 12-Hour Sedation (for sedation certificate holders) every three years.

Recommended (not required)

  • Risk Management is not required, but should be taken every 3 years for the 10% discount on malpractice insurance;
  • A HIPAA course is not required.
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The most highly recognized benefit of membership in the 9th are the four, full-day lectures put on annually that are free to 9th members. Generally, each free lecture includes 7 MCE credits toward relicensure -- a total of 28 MCE credits per year.  Along with this, there are the Spring and Fall evening courses offered at Headquarters – all of which are at reduced pricing to members. 

Click for a list of upcoming Continuing Education programs and the Ninth District Event Calendar, and keep track of what's happening at NDDS.