Hearings on Standards/Comments Due

The purpose of a hearing on a standards document is to provide individuals, institutions and organizations that will be affected by the document with an opportunity to comment. The goal of the hearing is to hear as many varied points of view on the proposed documents as possible in an orderly fashion.

Comments Due: All Proposed Standards Revisions

You may submit written comments to CODA on the proposed standards revisions noted below until the comment due date. Comments will be accepted via the CODA Electronic Comment Portal only.  Do not submit comments via email or U.S. Postal Mail, as these will not be accepted.

Visit the Proposed Standards webpage to find the following Standards:

Comments Due December 1, 2023:

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Dental Public Health (Appendix 01) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orofacial Pain (Appendix 02) (PDF)
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Comments Due June 1, 2024:

Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (Appendix 03) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in General Practice Residency (Appendix 04) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Dental Public Health (Appendix 05) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Endodontics (Appendix 06) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (Appendix 07) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (Appendix 08) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Residency) (Appendix 09) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Clinical Fellowship Training Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Appendix 10) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Residency) (Appendix 11) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (Residency) (Appendix 12) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Clinical Fellowship Training Programs in Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics (Appendix 13) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Pediatric Dentistry (Appendix 14) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Periodontics (Appendix 15) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Prosthodontics (Appendix 16) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Dental Anesthesiology (Appendix 17) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Oral Medicine (Appendix 18) (PDF)
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Accreditation Standards for Advanced Dental Education Programs in Orofacial Pain (Appendix 19) (PDF)
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