Dental Professionals

SMS Continuing Education

FREE Self-Study Courses

SMS is pleased to offer our customers the opportunity to earn 8 hours of free self-study continuing education credits per year.* 

Our self-study CE courses are offered up to four times per year. Each course has a deadline. To participate at no charge, you must submit your answer form by the deadline. Detailed Self-Study Instructions

As of January 2017, SMS will be emailing CE certificates to customers. Please look for "OSU Sterilization Monitoring Service" or "" in your inbox.

CE Course #4: Soft Tissue Lesions & Biopsy Techniques

Course #4 is now available through November 22, 2018.

CE #4 Course Material

CE #4 Quiz Link

If you are looking for a radiology course, the Continuing Dental Education department has the following course available: Panoramic Techniques and Technique Errors

Reprint of Certificates (w/$5 fee):

If you have lost or misplaced your certificate from past courses. For a $5 fee you may call and have a copy sent to you through US mail, fax, or have it e-mailed. We accept checks and credit cards.

How to Earn FREE CE Credits

Dental professionals in your office may earn free CE credits. Each person must read the self-study course materials and then complete an answer form online. Credit hours are issued in the form of a certificate for the successful completion of each self-study course.

After the Deadline. . .

Once a course deadline has passed, courses may be purchased from the college's Continuing Education office. You may also find more information by visiting their website at

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is an American Dental Association (ADA) Continuing Education Recognized Provider (CERP) and an Ohio State Dental Board permanent sponsor of continuing education courses.