New Upcoming Requirements for November 2021-October 2023 Licensure Period

The New Jersey State Board of Dentistry requires the mandatory completion of forty (40) hours of continuing education for license renewal, which takes place every two years. For registration renewal beginning November 1, 2021, the following 10 hours must be completed as part of the 40 required hours.

  • One Hour in Prescription Opioid Drugs
  • Two Hours in Preventing and Controlling Infectious Diseases
  • Three Hours of Pharmacology and Internal Medicine
  • One Hour in Professional Ethics and NJ Law Concerning the Practice of Dentistry
  • Three Hours with Practical Hands-On Certification for CPR

The NJDA is currently working to meet these needs in 3 EASY STEPS:

1. Licensure Requirements Series2

NJDA's online Licensure Requirements Series2 will kick off in January 2022 with courses throughout the year covering the requirements above. Registration for the Licensure Requirements Series2 will open in November 2021 - watch your email and social media for the announcement.

2. CPR

CPR training is offered monthly at NJDA Headquarters in North Brunswick and is available to members at a discounted rate. Members can also schedule CPR training at their offices for a minimum of six people. Learn More

3. Additional Courses

Additional courses will be available throughout the licensure period to meet the 40 hours of required education within the licensure period.
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