The Association for Continuing Dental Education brings together individuals representing college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited Dental Schools in Canada and the United States, including Puerto Rico. 


To create opportunities for leadership, collaboration, and development for university-based continuing dental education professionals, and to promote the highest quality of continuing dental education.


The ACDE will act as the premier advocate and will be recognized as the benchmark for high quality, evidenced-based continuing dental education promoting excellence in oral health care.


Lifelong learning for our members and the professional communities that we serve.

Excellence in the planning, organization, and presentation of high quality and innovative educational programs.

Professionalism in all interactions characterized by support, networking, mentoring and respect for diversity.

Integrity characterized by honest and cooperative working relationships and evidence-based programming that is non-commercial.