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CE Requirements

CE Requirements By State

Below is a list of state board regulations on continuing education (CE) for licensure re-registration. States that contain no information do not have regulations concerning CE. IneedCE.com recommends that you verify this information with your state board of licensure as information may have changed.
State How Often ?
(Years)
Profession DDS
(No. Credits)
Profession RDH
(No. Credits)
Amount Allowed for Self Study?
Alabama 1 20 12 50%
Alaska 2 28 14 50%
Arizona 3 72 54 A maximum of 18 credits can be Self-Study
Arkansas 2 50 40 No Specified Limit
California 2 50 25 50%
Colorado   N/A N/A Association requires CE. Call for details
Connecticut 2 25 16 No Self-Study Allowed. No CE required for DDS
Delaware 2 50 24 DDS: 20 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 10 hrs can be Self-Study
DC 2 25 15 No Specified Limit
Florida 2 30 24 No Specified Limit
Georgia 2 40 22 DDS: 6 hrs can Self-Study, RDH: 3 hrs can be Self-Study
Hawaii 2 32 20  
Idaho 1 15 12 No Specified Limit
Illinois 3 48 36 50%
Indiana 2 20 14 No Specified Limit
Iowa 2 30 30 DDS: 6 hrs can Self-Study. RDH: 6 hrs can be Self-Study
Kansas 2 60 30 No Specified Limit
Kentucky 1 15 15 DDS: 10 hrs can Self-Study. RDH: 10 hrs can be Self-Study
Louisiana 2 40 24 50%
Maine 2 40 30 DDS: 10 hrs can Self-Study. RDH: 5 hrs can be Self-Study
Maryland 2 30 25 Call for Details
Massachusetts 2 40 20 Maximum of 50% may be obtained through Self-Study
Michigan 3 60 36 Only 10 Credits can be Self-Study
Minnesota 2 50 25 No Specified Limit
Mississippi 2 40 20 No Self-Study Allowed
Missouri 2 50 30 No Specified Limit
Montana 3 60 36/48 No Specified Limit
Nebraska 2 30 30 10 hrs can be Self-Study
Nevada 1 20 15 6 hrs can be Self-Study
New Hampshire 2 40 20 DDS and RDH: 20% can be Self-Study
New Jersey 2 40 20 DDS: 20 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 10 hrs. can be Self-Study
New Mexico 3 60 45/60 DDS: 30 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 30 hrs. can be Self-Study
New York 3 60 24 DDS: 18 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 10 hrs. can be Self-Study
North Carolina 1 15 6 DDS: 100% can be Self-Study. RDH: 100% can be Self-Study
North Dakota 2 32 16 DDS: 26 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 14 hrs. can be Self-Study
Ohio 2 40 24 75% Self-Study for DDS and RDH
Oklahoma 3 60 30 50% Self-Study for DDS and RDH
Oregon 2 40 24 No Specified Limit
Pennsylvania 2 30 20 50% can be Self-Study
Rhode Island 2 60 30 DDS: 6 hrs can be Self-Study. RDH: 6 hrs. can be Self-Study
South Carolina 2 28 14 No Specified Limit
South Dakota 5 100 75 10 hours can be Self-Study
Tennessee 2 40 30 No Specified Limit
Texas 1 12 12 6 hrs can be Self-Study
Utah 2 30 30 No Specified Limit
Vermont 2 30 12 DDS: 100% can be Self-Study. RDH: 100% can be Self-Study (only if Clinical) 
Virginia 1 15 15 No Specified Limit
Washington 1 21 15 Call for details
Wisconsin 2 30 12 100% Can be Self-Study except for CPR courses 
West Virginia 2 35 20 50%
Wyoming 1 BLS only BLS only