Continuing Education

Dentistry is a fast growing and changing career field. Let the UMKC School of Dentistry continuing education programs help keep your clinical skills relevant and in-demand as the industry changes. The School of Dentistry has several online and onsite programs to fit your needs.

Our Continuing Education programs are designed to meet the educational needs of working dental hygienists and dentists. UMKC School of Dentistry is a partner with ADEA and the AAL in sponsoring the Institute for Allied Health Educators (IAHE) – a professional development program for allied health and health profession faculty.

Professionals can browse course offerings online and learn immediately what fits your needs. You can also stay connected by checking your continuing education credits online.


UMKC School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider Approved by the Missouri Dental Association. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality provider of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors. It does not imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The current term of approval extends from May 2016 from June 2019.

UMKC School of Dentistry is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD.  The current term of approval extends from June 1, 2015 to May 31, 2019.