The commission allows one hour of continuing education for reading this newsletter! To qualify, please take the quiz below. Keep the completed quiz with your other continuing education certificates of completion. 

If you are audited, provide the quiz along with your other proof of continuing education and you will receive one hour of continuing education under WAC 246-817-440(4)(b).  You are allowed 30 minutes for every hour of self-study continuing education.  Completing this quiz will be counted as 30 minutes toward your continuing education requirements. 



  1. The Dental Quality Assurance Commission encourages dentists and dental staff to take required telemedicine training as soon as possible but no later than:

A. March 31, 2021

B. June 30, 2021

C. September 30, 2021

D. December 31, 2021


  1. During what year did Washington State issue its first dental hygiene credential?

A. 1921

B. 1922

C. 1923

D. 1924


  1. True or false: COVID-19 vaccination ordering and administration can be within the scope of practice for a dentist, so long as the dentist is sufficiently trained and skilled.

A. True

B. False


  1. If attending an 8-hour continuing education course via live webinar, how many continuing education hours can you earn?

A. 0

B. 2

C. 4

D. 8




The answers for the November 2020 Continuing Education quiz are:

  1. D               2. B               3. A               4. C