LD 1514, “An Act to Conform Maine Law to the Requirements of the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation."
- Aligns Educational standards with CODA;
- Allows educational institutions to work with CODA to design curriculum and degree offerings;
- Grants the supervising dentist the authority to decide the level of supervision; and
- Clarifies reciprocity for DHTs trained in other states.
The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) serves the oral health care needs of the public through the development and administration of standards that foster continuous quality improvement of dental and dental related educational programs.
or reduce their hours within the next 5 years, according to a 2012 survey.