The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that educational activities that are independent of commercial influence and non-promotional are not subject to FDA regulation under the labeling and advertising provision of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Therefore Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE)-approved providers must document how they ensure that all educational activities offered are independent of commercial influence, either direct or indirect, and that all financial relationships between the provider and commercial entities, as well as all financial relationships between course planners and faculty and commercial entities, are fully disclosed to participants.
All programs offered by Virtual Dontics® via the Dental CE Academy platform will be for scientific and education purposes only and will not promote the products of the company directly.
Virtual Dontics® is responsible for the control of content and the selection of presenters and moderators.
In the event Virtual Dontics® agrees to host continuing education and accepts financial or in-kind support from other organizations, those organizations must first agree in writing that they will not direct the content of the program. Outside organizations and/or their agents will respond only to requests initiated by Virtual Dontics® for suggestions of presenters or sources of possible presenters.
Virtual Dontics® will record the role of the company/organization or its agents and ensure that all names/roles are disclosed to participants prior to attending a program.
Control of Content and Selection of Presenters and Moderators: Virtual Dontics® is responsible for the control of content and the selection of presenters and moderators. The Financial Sponsor or Organization agrees not to direct the content of the program. The Organization and/or its Agents will respond only to Virtual Dontics® – initiated requests for suggestions of presenters or sources of possible presenters. The Sponsor/Organization will suggest more than one speaker name, when possible; will provide speaker qualifications; will disclose financial or other relationships between the Financial Sponsor/Organization and speaker; and will provide this information in writing.
Virtual Dontics® will have on file all written agreements available for inspection. A request for review is available via email: email@example.com
Recorded Role of the Organization and/or its Agents
Financial Disclosure of Speakers
Rev. March 1, 2020