|PDA offers several
online resources for dental hygienists, dental assistants and expanded
function dental assistants (EFDAs). We hope that these resources are of
value to you as you work with your PDA member dentist. Suggestions for
additional topics are always welcomed and should be sent to the webmaster.
and Certification Requirements
Get more information on the State Board of Dentistry (SBOD) requirements
for individuals wishing to obtain or renew a license or certificate to
practice in the dental profession, including standards for education,
examination, biennial renewal and continuing education.
A variety of continuing education (CE) opportunities exist for members
of the dental team.
The Pennsylvania Insurance Department is the state resource for all
questions, concerns or complaints regarding insurance companies or
practices. This section contains more information and an online
This section contains a listing of accredited dental hygiene, dental
assisting and EFDA programs in Pennsylvania.
Radiology Requirements & Testing
This section contains information on dental radiology regulations, as
well as testing information for the SBOD-approved radiologic procedure
examination administered by Dental Assisting National Board
Hygienist & Assistant Professional Societies
Find a list of professional societies for dental hygienists and dental
Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Find additional information on MSDSs, including a sample form,
frequently asked questions training resources and more.