Continuing Education

To keep licensing current, Dentists are required to have 40 Continuing Education credits every two years and Dental Hygienists need 20 credits every two years. Infection Control is needed yearly and your CPR certification needs to be up to date.


As of February 2017, dentists with a Schedule II DEA license are required by the state of Rhode Island to have eight (8) hours of continuing education on topics such as appropriate prescribing for pain; pharmacology; potential for dependence; and alternatives to opioids for pain management. This requirement is only needed once per career and must be completed before renewal of controlled substance registration or two (2) years, whichever is longer.


The Rhode Island Dental Association provides enough CE hours to keep licensing up to date!

Click here for the Department of Health's Dentistry Licensing website.


The following courses are offered through the Rhode Island Dental Association.

All recorded and self-study courses are available at the bottom of the page.
Please check back frequently for more courses and updates.



Are You In Compliance? How to Achieve Success with Infection Control and OSHA

with Lisa Kane, DMD

April 6, 2022
6pm-8pm / 2 CEUs

$50 ADA Members & Staff
$100 Non-Member Dentists
LK

Lisa Kane received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her B.S. from Brandeis University. She has practiced general dentistry in the Greater Boston Area for over 20 years. She is currently the owner of Dental Office Compliance of New England LLC, which assists dental practices in complying with the myriad of regulations required by their state board, OSHA, and the CDC. She teaches infection control and OSHA training, creates personalized plans and protocols for dental practices, and helps them navigate the world of dental compliance.

Course Objectives:

  • Better understanding Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care from the CDC
  • Clarification of OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard
  • Review of OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard
  • Becoming aware of how all of this relates to you every day in your office
  • Strategies to keep your office in compliance with current regulations
  • Recognizing common areas where lapses occur and learning how to correct them

In addition to above, Dr. Kane will talk about:

The latest CDC and OSHA guidelines, how to reduce aerosols, respiratory protection and what is involved with that, N95s (including coupon code for comfortable and available Readimask N95, water testing and maintenance, proper PPE usage, recordkeeping requirements, SDS, GHS Symbols, and more.

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The Comprehensive Practice Model - Expanding Your Focus to Sell More Dentistry and Save More Lives

with Hazel Glasper, DDS

May 18, 2022
9am-12pm / 3 CEUs

Free for RIDA Members
$50 for Staff
$150 for ADA Out-of-State Members
$250 for Non-Member Dentists
Dr. Hazel Glasper

Stalled revenues, staff turnover, and physician burnout are just some of the issues that limit practice success. The Comprehensive Practice Model provides a structure for creating a thriving practice that offers increased value options for patients, improved treatment outcomes, the ability to work fewer hours, and the opportunity to generate higher revenues with the added benefit of increased self-confidence and passion. Dr. Glasper shares her foolproof formula for exponential growth and a blueprint for creating a thriving, sustainable dental practice.

Dr. Hazel Glasper is the owner of Revive Dental and the founder of the non-profit organization Teach Me Dental, and The Comprehensive Dental Continuum (TCDC), a consulting agency for dental professionals. A key opinion leader in the field of comprehensive dental care, Dr. Glasper is among the top 10% of producers and collectors in the industry. A mindset development coach, Dr. Glasper and her team provide dental professionals with a blueprint for success and a formula for creating a streamlined, sustainable practice with exponential growth potential. Her company slogan Sell More Dentistry Save More Lives invites dentists to take their rightful place in medicine and establish themselves as critical members of their patient’s healthcare team. For more information visit www.drglasper.com.

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CERP

THE RIDA IS PROUD TO BE A RECOGNIZED ADA CERP 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. For more information on ADA CERP, please click here

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