South Dakota CDE Requirements

Registered Dental Assistant

# CDE Required: 60 hours, including current CPR card.

  • Five of 60 hours may be earned for attendance at state, regional and national meetings.
  • One hour of credit may be earned for each hour of attendance at lectures or courses given at local, state, regional, or national dental meetings.
  • CPR credit is limited to 15 hours per five-year licensure cycle. 
  • Credit for nutrition is limited to 15 hours per five-year licensure cycle.
  • Practice management credit is limited to 10 hours per five-year licensure cycle.
  • Continuing education through home study courses is limited to 30 hours per five year licensure cycle.

Required Topics: related dental assisting courses

Renewal Period: Every 5 years

More information: SD State Board of Dentistry Website

Notes:

  • See the link above for detailed CE requirements
  • A person who is certified in dental radiography must have at least 5 hours of CE in dental radiography in a 5 year period.

Dental Radiographer

# CDE Required: 5 hours

Required Topics: dental radiography

Renewal Period: Every 5 years

More information: SD State Board of Dentistry Website

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