Dental Ethics

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Dental Ethics is an ever-growing collection of online courses, resources, and materials related to dental ethics—a type of ethics resource clearinghouse. The purpose Dental Ethics is to heighten ethical and professional responsibility, promote ethical conduct and professionalism in dentistry, advance dialogue on ethical issues, and stimulate reflection on common ethical problems in dental practice. Dental Ethics makes available courses, activities, and resources in dental ethics and professionalism to the dental community. Courses Online Dental Ethics (CODE) is a major section of Dental Ethics and consists of online courses and self-assessment activities in dental ethics and professionalism—with most available for C.E. credit.

The resources presented within this website are supported by generous contributions by our Fellows and Friends made to the American College of Dentists Foundation.


Leave a Legacy

Founded in 1972, the ACD Foundation generously funds our continuing education and other initiatives including scholarships for advanced studies in ethics and leadership, ethics resource materials for more than 7,000 dental students annually, and sponsorship of activities that position ethics, leadership, and professionalism at the forefront of local dental groups and other national dental organizations.

We invite you to be part of this enduring legacy of service to the profession.

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10/1/2023 to 9/30/2026
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