Continuing Education

Continuing education is the required learning activities within respective professional licensing guidelines that is intended to encourage professionals to expand their knowledge and stay up to date on new developments. The requirement can be satisfied in several different ways and provided by many educational institutions and professional sponsors.


Total Compliance & Education
October 28, 2022 at Best Western Plus, Shoreview
Total Compliance & Education is a series of continuing education programming to help members meet regulatory compliance. This offering will cover OSHA and dental coding. Registration coming soon!

For more continuing education opportunities, visit the MDA Calendar.

Other CE Opportunities

MDA Online Education

The MDA also offers special online education available, worth continuing education credits, exclusively for members. Learn more.

Star of the North

Our annual meeting offers over 75 continuing education seminars.

CE from the ADA

The ADA offers online and in-person continuing education opportunities.

Tobacco Cessation Webinars

View a four-chapter webinar series, worth 1 fundamental CE credit, that focuses on: Tobacco’s role as a common risk factor for oral diseases, learning how to assess the patient, motivational interviewing techniques, available resources, and referral options. In addition, “Core Motivational Interviewing Skills for Helping People to Quit Smoking,” a video worth .5 fundamental credits, shares how health care professionals can use motivational interviewing to discuss quitting tobacco products with patients and staff at Apple Tree Dental demonstrate how they utilize motivational interviewing in their clinic. View webinars.

Vaping Webinar

The MDA, in partnership with the Minnesota Medical Association, is offering a vaping and oral health webinar to members. The webinar, “Vaping & Oral Health: What Dental Professionals Should Know,” worth .25 credits, focuses on education, the danger of e-cigarette use, and its effects on oral health.


To receive CE credits and a CE certificate, please complete this post test.