The Guidelines require specific credit hours dedicated to lecture, hands-on simulation and examination which are accomplished during the course of her programs. As an approved provider of Laser Dental education her courses meet or exceed all State Certification requirements. On completion of her programs you will be issued the required State approved Continuing Education (CE) Credits/Certificates or approved AGD PACE credits/Certificates to use the laser within the scope of practice of your specific states requirements.
Only the following States have additional specific educational requirements.
Kentucky Board of Dentistry: Janet Press is an approved Laser Certification course provider by KYBD. This 12 Hour approved course includes specific laser education, an exam and hands-on training that are required by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry for the purposes of granting “Certification For Laser Debridement By Dental Hygienists”. KYBD requires the attendee be issued a certificate of course completion that states you have completed the learning verification exercises on the type of laser/lasers and wavelengths on which you were trained during the 12 hour course. Janet Press will mail documentation of your course completion to the KYBD. The attendee must also mail the 2 forms, course completion and State application form, provided by Janet at the end of the program, to the KYDB. The State will then send you your approval document and that is when the Laser may be used by the licensee in the State of Kentucky.
Texas State Board Dental Examiners: Janet Press is an approved AGD PACE course provider by the TSBDE. This course meets the 12 Hour requirement, which includes specific laser education, an exam and hands-on training for the Texas State Board Dental Examiners “Rule Dental Hygienists’ Use of Laser”. On completion of this Certification program you will be provided 12 hours credits from The Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (AGD PACE CE) which is an approved program provider of Continuing Education recognized by the TSBDE for both Dentists and Hygienists. There is no formal requirement by TSBDE to submit your certification certificate of completion to them. You will need to keep this document in your professional portfolio in the event you are audited.
Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners: Janet Press is an approved Laser Certification Provider by the NSBDE. This course is Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners approved for meeting proficiency provisions NAC 631.033, Registration Course #14-041. Certificates of Completion, which includes specific laser education, an exam and hands-on training, are provided attendees at the conclusion of the program which fully meets the requirement by NSBDE to use a Laser in the State of Nevada for both Dentists and Dental Hygienists. Nevada requirements state that the Graduation Diploma, issued upon completion of the 8 hour program for State Registered and Recognized Provider Janet Press, needs to be mailed or delivered to the Nevada State Board and then a certificate will be issued by the State allowing the laser to be used by the licensee in the State of Nevada.
Dental Board of California: Janet Press is an approved registered provider by the Dental Board of California. Her program, Laser Certification Training - Lasers in Hygiene, has approval from the Dental Board of California for 8 Hour Continuing Education credits. California Certificates of Completion, which includes specific laser education, an exam and hands-on training, are provided attendees at the conclusion of the program. The attendee needs to maintain the certificate provided by Janet Press at the conclusion of the program in their professional portfolio. These credits satisfy 8 Hour Continuing Education credits for submission to the Dental Board of California toward their Dentist or Hygienist bi-annual licensure renewal.
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