Introduction: Continuing dental education (CDE) has undergone enormous changes in recent years regarding its methodologies used, intellectual base, and the anticipation of what it should convey. Objectives: Do contemporary educational interventions based on general practice change doctors' behavior, and improve patient outcomes? It has become a more critical concern for governments and patients as well as dental practitioners. As reaccreditation and quality assurance scientific programs have become more widespread, the effectiveness of continuing dental education in changing clinical practice has come under closer inspection. There is a definite need to focus on the role of CDE during the COVID- 19 Pandemic and how to implement CDE programs related to awareness of COVID-19. Results: In this review, we intend to describe various methods of educating dentists that improve patient outcomes, to examine the effectiveness of continuing dental education in clinical practice in particular, and some key points for ensuring success. Specifically, we focused on the role of CDE in the prevention and control of the COVID-19 Pandemic and various education methods that were efficient in attaining knowledge, attitude, and practical skills during the COVID-19 era.