NEW Mandatory CE

One-hour Human Trafficking C​ourse

​New law outlines several changes to human trafficking laws by creating a new requirement for various health care practitioners, including dentists and dental hygienists to take a one-hour CE course on human trafficking by Jan. 1, 2021. This is a one-time only CE requirement and the one-hour is included in the total number of CE hours required for dentists and hygienists’ license renewal. Click here to learn more about this new legislation. 

The FDA offers this mandatory ​one-hour ​Huamn Trafficking course as an on-demand webinar. Click here to access this webinar. 

Two-hour Opioid Prescribing Course

Effective July 1, 2019, all dentists, regardless of DEA licensing, must take a two-hour continuing education (CE) course on the safe and effective prescribing of controlled substances during licensure renewal. This course may be included to meet the 30 total general hours required.  Click here learn more about this new legislation.

The FDA offers this mandatory two-hour Opioid Prescribing course as an on-demand webinar. Click here to access this webinar. 


As a member benefit, the Florida Dental Association offers free continuing education 24 hours a day to member dentists. FDA’s online CE program offers the popular Today’s FDA column, “Diagnostic Discussion.” Members can earn up to 10 CE hours through FDA’s online CE.

Click ​here to view the available 'Diagnostic Discussions', course descriptions and speaker bios.

You can access these programs at any time via the link above. Each course is accompanied by a multiple-choice test to obtain CE credit. After you have completed the course, your test will be reviewed and you will be emailed a CE certificate. CE certificates will be emailed on a weekly basis. As an added benefit, your credits will be posted to CE Broker the first Friday of each month.

Additional Online CE Resources

Looking for additional continuing education credit? Below are online continuing education resources recommended by the Florida Dental Association.

American Dental Association

ADA CE Online

JADA Continuing Education Program

CE Broker

CE Broker Course Search

(Search courses from Florida Board of Dentistry approved providers. You can search by delivery type, credit type, topic, or provider)

Dental related companies also offer online CE. Please visit their websites to view the available CE content.

Questions about online continuing education? Contact the FDA at 800.877.9922 or