MATE Act Resource Center For New Jersey Dentists
Medication Access and Training Expansion Act 


The MATE Act is a new federal law that requires controlled substance prescribers to complete 8 hours of one-time training on safe controlled substance prescribing as a condition of receiving or renewing a DEA registration. The requirement applies to all DEA registration submissions (Schedules II, III, IV, and V).

What You Need To Know

• The 8 hours of training must be completed whether it is a doctors initial registration or a renewal registration—beginning on or after June 27, 2023.

• Training does not have to occur in one session. It can be cumulative across multiple sessions that equal eight hours of training.

• In-person and virtual training is acceptable.

• Previous education (up to 5 years) can be applied.

• NJDA has compiled a list of certified training opportunities below

• Frequently Asked Questions can be found HERE

2023 Training Opportunities


  • ADA Emergency Department Referral Model in Action: Addressing Dental Access Opioid Prevention and Pain Management
    1 Hour | Recorded Webinar
    $0 members / $0 non-members
  • ADA Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Acute Dental Pain
    1 Hour | Recorded Webinar
    $0 members / $0 non-members