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Then, explore the catalog and choose your courses at any time.

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Even if course fees are waived, you’ll need to add the course to your cart and follow the prompts to enroll.

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Within your confirmation email, you’ll find the details on how to  access your course.

CDA Member Benefits

Through membership, enjoy exclusive discounts and course offerings.

  • Waived fees on select courses 
  • 50% off additional courses
  • Expanded course catalog

Dentistry-Focused Continuing Education

Gain fresh insights and learn new approaches that you can take right back to practice.

  • Stay ahead of practice management and clinical care topics
  • Earn C.E. that’s needed for licensure renewal in California 
  • Fuel your career growth through skill-building courses
  • Learn 24/7/365 in the formats that work best for you

Featured Courses

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Mental Health & Wellness in Dentistry

CDA is bringing together an expert panel of speakers to openly discuss the specific challenges of maintaining mental health in dentistry on Thursday, Dec. 9.

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Clinical Teaching Methodology

Earn 2 C.E. units learning teaching concepts and techniques for evaluating skills. This course is designed to fulfill California Dental Practice Act requirements.

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Live Course: RM18-Calibrate your Risk Radar (California)

On December 7 earn 3 C.E. units learning how to spot issues that arise during treatment, which could lead to complaints, claims, or lawsuits.

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Online Learning FAQ

How do I register as a CDA Member?

CDA member registration tips:

  • You must register or sign in with an account to access the full course catalog.
  • Simply click register or sign in and follow the prompts.
  • To access CDA member offerings and discounts, set up your account with the same email you use for
  • You’ll receive a confirmation email with details on accessing your account.

If you already have an account at

We strongly recommend that you use the same email address for your CDA Presents Online Learning account.

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How do I register as a TDIC Policyholder?

TDIC registration tips:

  • Simply click “Register Now,” sign in or create a profile, and follow the prompts.
  • Reminder: Even if a course has no fee, you’ll need to add it to your cart to register.
  • You’ll receive a confirmation email with details on accessing your course.

Need help signing up or accessing a course? Check out TDIC's Risk Management Tools & C.E. FAQs.

How many C.E. credits can I earn per day?

The California Dental Board will not recognize more than 8 C.E. credits per day.

What is your refund policy?

To be eligible for a refund, the request must be made before the course’s expiration date and the course must not have been started.  

To request a refund please submit an issue through our Support Form. Be sure to select ”Purchase or Refund” when prompted to select the type of issue.  

Not yet a CDA member or TDIC policyholder?

Access special offerings and preferred pricing by joining CDA or becoming a TDIC policyholder.

Need Assistance?

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ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP)

CDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

CDA designates each activity for a specified number of C.E. units. These courses meet the Dental Board of California requirements for continuing education units.