Enhanced Dental Teams

Online Continuing Education

Affiliated Practice Dental Hygienist (APDH) Certification

APDH Requirements:

  • Provide evidence of successfully completing a total of 12 hours of recognized continuing dental education that consists of the following subject areas:
    • A minimum of four hours in medical emergencies; and
    • A minimum of eight hours in at least two of the following areas:
      • Pediatric or other special health care needs,
      • Preventative dentistry, or
      • Public health community-based dentistry, and
  • Hold a current certificate in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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