Dentist Continuing Education

Dentist Continuing Education – New Requirement

Pursuant to DE 13.03 (1m), The 30 credit hours of continuing education shall include 2 hours in the topic of responsible prescribing of controlled substances for the treatment of acute dental pain.  This first applies to the biennium ending in 2019.

CE courses must be sponsored or recognized by local, state, regional, national, or international dental or medical professional organization, or be college-level courses offered by a postsecondary institution accredited by the American Dental Association commission on dental accreditation or a successor agency, or by another recognized accrediting body.  Continuing education credit may also be granted for study groups as defined in DE 13.02 (4). 

Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

CPR and AED must be current to practice dentistry.

NOTE: Continuing education requirements do not apply to the biennium in which a license is first issued.

Biennium from 10/1/odd - 9/30/odd year.

For the March 31, 2015 license renewal, license holders are required to complete 4 total hours of approved CE; 1 hour in laws governing licensees and establishments and 3 hours in safety, sanitation and infection control to renewal an active license. The CE must be completed during the time period from 4/1/2013 to 3/31/2015. 

NOTE: If you are issued your license for the first time on or after 4/1/2013, you are not required to complete any continuing education for the 3/31/2015 renewal.

Click on the following link to read the rule adopted by the Cosmetology Examining Board about CE requirements:  Wis. Administrative Code Ch. COS 11

List of Approved Cosmetology CE Providers/Courses  
List of Other Approved Course Providers