Dental Industry Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control®

If there was an independent certification that I could earn so my customers would see the value of my knowledge regardless of the fact that I work for a specific company, I believe they would reach out to me on a more regular basis.

Anonymous respondent

From dental infection control survey

Build your infection control expertise and elevate your career!

Earning Dental Industry Specialist in Infection Prevention and Control® (DISIPC®) demonstrates knowledge related to infection control guidelines and standards. DISIPC® certification is intended for:

  • Dental practice managers
  • Sales representatives, customer service personnel, service technicians, and other professionals who work for the companies that manufacture or distribute products, equipment, or services to the dental profession who are not healthcare professionals*
  • Those who are not healthcare professionals* who investigate or inspect dental settings for compliance with federal infection prevention and control guidelines and standards on behalf of government, regulatory, accrediting, or public health authorities

*Healthcare professionals (e.g., D.D.S.; D.M.D.; RDH; certified, registered and/or licensed dental assistant; or licensed, registered or certified healthcare professional).

Now Accepting Applications

The DISIPC® certification is the first and only infection control certification specifically for dental sales and practice management professionals, and applications are now being accepted!

Read the press release here.


Did you know?

According to an infection control survey, 81% of dental sales reps believe they are frequently or at times the primary source of dental infection prevention and control information for their customers!

Being in such an important position requires that you have the verified knowledge to help your customers! Earning DISIPC® certification shows your customers that you are a trusted source.

Benefits to Earning DISIPC®:

  • Increased competitive advantage
  • Increased performance and job satisfaction
  • Deeper level of connection and credibility with customers
  • Potential new career growth opportunities
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient and dental team safety


Digital Badge

Digital badges give you a way to share your achievement online in a way that is simple, trusted, and can be easily verified in real-time. Badges provide employers and peers with evidence of the steps you took to earn your credential and what you’ve learned. Those who earn DISIPC® receive a digital badge that can be:

  • Shared on social media
  • Emailed to friends and colleagues
  • Downloaded as a certificate

View those who have claimed their DISIPC® badge.

DISIPC Digital Badge
What kind of career opportunities will be open to me if I earn DISIPC certification?
DISIPC® certification can help you in your current role, as well as help you stand out if you are considering transitioning to a new role or company/organization.
What topics are covered on the DISIPC exam?
What will be required to maintain DISIPC certification (i.e., recertification requirements)?

DISIPC® certification must be maintained by meeting recertification requirements. Download DISIPC® recertification requirements (PDF).