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Continuing Education

For Continuing Education requirements in New York State, go to: and click on Professional Education.


DHASNY Empire Conference: Register Now!


2017 Empire Conference

Gain multiple CE’s and updates on hot issues for your profession, network with colleagues and speakers, visit with exhibit halls and student table clinics, and more. Register now and learn more about the conference.





Jacob K Javits Center  November 24 – 29, 2017
Registration Category; Dental Team, RH Hygienist.  Enrollment is limited

Under 2017 Courses and Events, choose course #. Courses sponsored by DHACNY are; # 3370, 3380, 5130 and 6330.

Each course requires pre-registration and an advance payment of $45.

All courses are approved for CE credit by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene.





New York CE Requirements:

  • Mandatory Continuing Education: New York State’s Mandatory Continuing Education Law for the dental profession became effective January 1997. Practicing hygienists in New York State are required to take 24 credit hours every three years
  • Registered Dental Hygienists – 24 CE’s for relicensure. 10 CE’s can be home-study.
  • Hygienists are required to complete a course in Infection Control.
  • Licenses must be renewed every 3 years.