Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC Infection Control Guidelines - Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, December 19, 2003, Vol. 52, No RR-17.  "Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings - 2003"

CDC Oral Health

CDC Interim Guidance COVID-19

Clinical Exams Accepted for the Purposes of Licensure

Central Regional Testing Service, Inc. (CRDTS): Patient-based and manikin-based exams.
Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (CDCA): Patient-based and manikin-based exams.
Western Regional Examining Board (WREB) Scheduled to merge with CDCA in 2022-2023: Patient-based exam.* (Manikin-based exam accepted for RDH.)
Southern Regional Testing Agency, Inc. (SRTA): Patient-based exam.*
Council of Interstate Testing Agencies (CITA): Patient-based exam.*

*Manikin-based exam requires submission of a rule waiver.

Dental & Professional Associations

American Dental Association

Iowa Dental Association

Iowa Dental Hygienists' Association

Iowa Dental Assistants Association

Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH)

IDPH Bureau of Oral & Health Delivery Systems

IDPH Bureau of Radiological Health

Mandatory Reporter Training

Mandatory Reporter Training
Additional information, including FAQs, about the new law and training requirements is available at


Jurisprudence for Dental Professionals - v. December 14, 2022
Iowa Code chapters 147, 153, 272C; and Iowa Administrative Code 650.  May be used in conjunction with the jurisprudence examinations.  Please note: Handwritten notes are not allowed if you intend to use this booklet during the exam.

Dental Assistant Rule Changes FAQs - v. 11/18/2022

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