All Today's RDH CE courses are peer-reviewed and non-sponsored to focus solely on pure education.


TODAY'S RDH IS A NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ADA CERP AND AGD PACE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDER. ALL COURSES MEET THE STANDARDS FOR APPROVAL WITH ADA CERP AND AGD PACE.

Course Topics Included in Bundle #1:

  • OSHA/Infection Control (4 CE)
  • Oral Pathology (2 CE)
  • Tobacco Use (2 CE)
  • Celiac Disease (2 CE)

Get this bundle for only $99. That's less than $10 per CE credit for high-quality, peer-reviewed CE.

Courses You Get Access to With this CE Bundle


You will get instant access for one year to all the following self-study courses. CE certificates are issued immediately upon course completion.


Author: Spring Hatfield, RDH


Spring Hayes Hatfield, RDH, is a graduate of Florida State College at Jacksonville. She practices clinically in Tuscaloosa, AL. She is dental hygiene board certified in Florida, Louisiana, and Alabama. Spring is also a Contributing Writer for Today's RDH and serves on the Today's RDH Advisory Board. Her passions include helping her patients better understand the oral-systemic disease connection and empowering other dental professionals in their quest to provide exceptional dental care.


Credits: 4.00 CEU


Course Description: Participants of this course will be presented with information to refresh, review, and expand their knowledge of infection control in a dental setting. A brief overview of OSHA standards is included. The focus is to provide the participant with tools and knowledge to provide a safe working environment for both patients and dental health care personnel. In addition, specific guidelines are provided for writing an effective infection control program as well as maintaining a sharps injury and needlestick log, as required for dental practices.


Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the components of a well-written infection control program;
  • Identify which infectious diseases require patient care restrictions;
  • Understand the importance of hand hygiene, cough etiquette, PPE, and sharps safety;
  • Explain the need for handpiece reprocessing, care of dental unit waterlines, and disinfection of environmental surfaces;
  • Recognize OSHA standards, hazard recognition, control, and prevention.


Topic(s): OSHA/Infection Control


Course Type: Self-Instructional / Self-Study


Instructional Method: Written Course


Location: Online


Prerequisites: None


Technology Requirements: Computer (recommended), tablet, or smartphone and an internet connection


Program Provider: Today's RDH ([email protected])


Original Course Release Date: April 1, 2021


Course Expiration Date: March 31, 2024


AGD Subject Code(s): 148


AADH Course Code: AADHTDH-001-2021-04-4


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California Disclaimer: This course is currently going through approval with the California Board of Dentistry to be an approved Infection Control course for California's specific Infection Control course requirement. We will update with approval status as soon as we hear back.


New York Disclaimer: This course is an approved Infection Control course by the New York State Education Department. Provider ID# IC 218.





Author: Meghan Greening, RDH, BSDH, EFDA


Meghan Greening, RDH, BSDH, EFDA, attended The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. While in school, she discovered her passion for periodontics and oral pathology. She currently works in private practice where she performs clinical dental hygiene as well as writes educational articles for the office’s newsletter. In her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, exercising, and spending time with her husband and family.


Credits: 2.00 CEU


Course Description: Patients present with a wide range of intraoral lesions. This course will address some of the most common precancerous, cancerous, and benign oral pathologies that dental professionals may see in clinical practice. Oral lesions can be symptoms of systemic diseases, viral disorders, or fungal manifestations. This course will clarify processes for staging and grading various types of oral cancers and describing oral cancer treatment modalities. The course will also cover the scalpel biopsy versus other adjunctive biopsy tools and the documentation of oral lesions found chairside.


Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform a thorough intraoral exam;
  • Identify normal and abnormal oral lesions;
  • Differentiate between potentially malignant and nonmalignant lesions;
  • Understand the staging systems of oral cancer;
  • Recognize oral manifestations of common systemic and viral diseases and disorders;
  • Recognize the importance of the scalpel biopsy as the gold standard;
  • Understand standards in practice for the documentation of oral lesions.


Topic(s): Oral Pathology


Course Type: Self-Instructional / Self-Study


Instructional Method: Written Course


Location: Online


Prerequisites: None


Technology Requirements: Computer (recommended), tablet, or smartphone and an internet connection


Program Provider: Today's RDH ([email protected])


Original Course Release Date: January 1, 2021


Course Expiration Date: December 31, 2023


AGD Subject Code(s): 730


AADH Course Code: AADHTDH-005-2021-01-2


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Author: Tanya L. Smith, RDH, BS


Tanya L. Smith, RDH, BS has been a clinical dental hygienist in private practice in Tucson, AZ, since graduating from Rio Salado College in 2011. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Northern Arizona University, Summa Cum Laude, in 2014. A regular volunteer at St. Elizabeth’s Health Center Dental Clinic, she also enjoys writing, research, and travel in her spare time.


Credits: 2.00 CEU


Course Description: This course will provide an overview of tobacco use, explain the mechanism of action and chemical composition of tobacco, and provide an understanding of currently available tobacco products and their impact on dental patients. Dental professionals will gain strategies to increase their educational role about tobacco use and cessation recommendations.


Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe basic knowledge of the history of tobacco;
  • Explain the basics of nicotine addiction;
  • Identify the harmful constituents of tobacco;
  • Recognize tobacco and nicotine products currently available on the market;
  • Discuss the impact of tobacco products on oral health;
  • Define the role of dental professionals in tobacco cessation;
  • Classify the current tobacco cessation modalities available.


Topic(s): Tobacco Cessation


Course Type: Self-Instructional / Self-Study


Instructional Method: Written Course


Location: Online


Prerequisites: None


Technology Requirements: Computer (recommended), tablet, or smartphone and an internet connection


Program Provider: Today's RDH ([email protected])


Original Course Release Date: June 1, 2021


Course Expiration Date: May 31, 2024


AGD Subject Code(s): 158


AADH Course Code: AADHTDH-001-2021-06-2


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Author: Kathryn Gilliam, B.A., RDH, FAAOSH


Kathryn Gilliam, BA, RDH, FAAOSH, is a practicing dental hygienist, lecturer, author, and consultant. She specializes in teaching dental teams to incorporate the latest scientific research on the oral-systemic links into practical clinical protocols.

Kathryn’s interest in the medical side of dentistry led her to years of advanced study into the oral-systemic links, including twice graduating with an advanced arterial wellness certification from the prestigious Bale Doneen Preceptorship for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention for Healthcare Practitioners. Kathryn has completed level one of the Functional Oral Systemic Health Mini Residency of the renowned Exceptional Dental Courses, and in 2018, she earned a Fellowship in the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. Kathryn earned her certification in Biological Dental Hygiene from the International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine in 2020.

Kathryn has been on the front lines of early detection of oral and oropharyngeal cancer throughout her career. She serves as the Director of Education for Oral Cancer Cause and serves on the Dental Hygiene Advisory Board of the Oral Cancer Foundation.

Kathryn is a faculty member and dental hygiene specialty coach for the Productive Dentist Academy. A national speaker, a key opinion leader, and industry influencer, Kathryn has published multiple articles and continuing education courses.

After 30 years as a dental hygienist, Kathryn continues to be passionate about her career as a dental hygienist, and she feels her purpose is to love her patients back to health.


Credits: 3.00 CEU


Course Description: Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disorder affecting approximately one in 100 people around the world. At least three million Americans are living with celiac disease, and 97% of them are undiagnosed.1 Celiac disease often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms are nonspecific, meaning that the same symptoms for the disease are common in various other disorders. Often undiagnosed and unaware, the people affected by celiac disease may be causing further damage to their bodies with every meal they eat. People with celiac disease must avoid gluten, a mixture of proteins found in many grains and products made from those grains.

Left untreated, celiac disease can result in serious systemic complications by damaging the small intestine and reducing its ability to absorb nutrients. Over time, the damage may escalate to skin rashes, lactose intolerance, infertility, bone weakness, and nerve damage.

Recognition of the oral manifestations of celiac disease may be key to discovering this devastating disease in patients where symptoms are less evident. In this course, learners will become familiar with the various oral signs and symptoms that may indicate this serious systemic illness may be underlying. Helping patients understand that they may have gluten-related disorders could be the key to a lifetime of improved health.


Objectives - Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:


Topic(s): Oral-systemic Link, Celiac Disease


Course Type: Self-Instructional / Self-Study


Instructional Method: Written Course


Location: Online


Prerequisites: None


Technology Requirements: Computer (recommended), tablet, or smartphone and an internet connection


Program Provider: Today's RDH ([email protected])


Original Course Release Date: January 1, 2021


Course Expiration Date: December 31, 2023


AGD Subject Code(s): 010, 490


AADH Course Code: AADHTDH-002-2021-01-2


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Get all courses listed above for only $99. That's less than $10 per CE credit for high-quality, peer-reviewed CE.

Frequently Asked Questions


Do these CE courses meet the requirements for my state?

  • Today's RDH is an ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider, both of which are recognized by all 50 states. Today's RDH is also an American Academy of Dental Hygiene (AADH) approved provider of continuing education courses. These courses are on-demand and are considered self-study/self-instructional. They include a quiz that must be passed upon completion of each course to receive your CE certificate of completion for that course.
  • Your state's Dental Practice Act, which can be found on your state's Board of Dentistry/Board of Dental Examiners website, includes your allowable duties, CE requirements, the rules pertaining to your state, etc. We highly encourage all dental healthcare professionals to check their state's Dental Practice Act often as rules, regulations, and CE requirements can change. 

Are these CE courses considered "live" or "in-classroom?"

  • No, these courses are on-demand and are considered self-study/self-instructional. You can take these courses on your own time and are required to pass a quiz upon completion of each course to receive your CE certificate of completion for that course. 

Is the bundle of CE courses a subscription service where I will be charged on a recurring basis?

  • No, this is a one-time purchase that gives you one full year. After one year, you will need to repurchase to have continued access.

Does this bundle give me access to the live virtual events that Today's RDH puts on?

  • No, this bundle is separate from the Today's RDH live virtual events, and the bundle only provides access to current and future on-demand courses listed on this page.

Are these courses considered a "clinical" or "core" courses?

  • To figure out if these courses are considered clinical or core for your specific state, you need to check your state's Dental Practice Act, which gives the requirements and what is accepted. For states where a particular course isn't a requirement, the course is still considered an elective self-study course and can be used to fulfill your elective self-study requirements.

How long will I have access to take the courses in this bundle?

  • You will have one full year from the time of purchase to access and complete the courses. After one year from your original purchase date, you will need to repurchase the bundle if you want to continue to access the courses.

Do I have to take a course all at once?

  • No, your progress will be saved every time you complete a module within each course, so you are able to take breaks and complete the courses at your own leisure.

Are there any additional fees beyond the cost of the bundle?

  • No, all fees are included in the price of $99 for this bundle! Depending on where you live, there may be sales tax, but no additional fees.

When will I be able to access the courses in the bundle after I purchase them?

  • You will have immediate access to take the courses in the bundle once you register and your payment goes through.

Are there test questions at the end of each course?

  • Yes, upon completion of each course, you will be required to take a quiz to show comprehension of the course. Upon successfully passing the quiz, you will be issued a CE certificate of completion for that particular course that you are able to download and save for your records.

How do I get my certificate/proof of completion? Will it be emailed?

  • Your CE certification completion will be awarded upon successfully completing the quiz at the end of each course. The certificate will be available in your account that you create upon enrolling in the course, but you are also encouraged to save this certificate on your own device. A link to access the certificate in your account will also be emailed to you (check your SPAM box), but not the actual certificate itself. However, just click the link, log in to your account, and you will have access to the certificate.

Are there refunds?

  • There will be no refunds issued once you have completed a course and received a CE certificate of completion. If you haven't completed the course and received a CE certificate of completion, you have 30 days to request a refund.

Are these courses only for hygienists, or can doctors and dental assistants receive CE too?

  • These courses are primarily designed for dental hygienists but can be taken by doctors and dental assistants for CE credit.

Can Canadians receive CE credit for these courses?

  • Canada recognizes CE courses that have AGD PACE approved providers, so yes. However, we cannot guarantee, so we always recommend checking with your governing agency to confirm approval.

What devices can I take this course on?

  • You can take this course from any device with an internet or data connection, including laptops, desktops, tablets, or your smartphone.

Why aren't these CE courses free?

  • To offer CE courses at no cost, we would need to have sponsors (i.e., manufacturers or companies) pay for the expenses of creating and maintaining the courses. We have chosen to keep these CE courses free from sponsorship and focus 100% on providing objective education for our audience.

Who can I contact if I have more questions or feedback on future CE course topics?

  • You can reach us anytime at [email protected]. If you don't receive a response within 48 hours, please check your SPAM folder.