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Area L AHEC provides a number of services and educational programs for dental professionals. Working through the Area L AHEC Dental Advisory Committee, which includes a representative from each county in the region, AHEC provides a series of continuing education events for area dental personnel. These events are generally structured for clinical training, are three hours in length, and are held in a central location.

Area L AHEC staff support dental professionals in our region by:

  • Developing continuing education programming for the oral health discipline
  • Offering technical assistance, consultation, and information services to enhance dental care delivery
  • Providing clinical educational opportunities for dentists and dental auxiliaries
  • Providing a resource person for dental health issues
  • Offering the AHEC intraoral radiography training course for office-trained dental assistants (40 hours of didactic and hands-on training) twice per year

NC State Board of Dental Examiners

NC Oral Health Collaborative

UNC at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry

ECU School of Dental Medicine

For more information, email Amanda Smith.

If you are planning a program, would like to be a speaker, or seeking continuing education credit, please email us or contact us at 252-972-6958.