Continuing Education

All state boards of Dentistry require both Dentists and Dental Hygienists to complete various hours of continuing education annually in accordance with their state's dental rules and regulations for licensing.

The formal continuing education programs of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 11/01/2019 through 12/31/2023. Provider ID# 146050

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The current term of approval extends from November 2019 to December 2023.

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Courses presented are acceptable by those states that recognize the ADA (CERP) and AGD approved providers.

Upon completion of the course each participant will receive a certificate of completion, which includes the name, date of the course, and the credit earned.

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Continuing education courses that are presented cover all aspects of the practice of Dentistry including new knowledge that may not be widely accepted by the profession. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial material or commercial reference. Please be aware that the presentation of such course material should not be considered as an endorsement or approval of a particular philosophy, product, or procedure.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry designates this activity for a total of 18 continuing education credits.

Up to 18 credit hours may be obtained by attending the maximum number of courses offered.

A document stating the credit earned for each course attended will be mailed to each attendee approximately 6 weeks following the meeting.

UT College of Dentistry Continuing Education

In order to ensure adequate arrangements for courses and other events, no refunds will be given after February 21, 2020. All cancellations must be done online at the registration site. Please submit a written request for refund to by the above date. A $30 processing fee will be charged for each cancellation processed. For more details, 901.448.5386.