25th Annual Island Dental Colloquium - Kauai

Monday, January 28, 2019 to Friday, February 1, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event. 


University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, invite you to join us for the 25th Annual Island Dental Colloquium. We are offering an outstanding educational opportunity featuring three excellent speakers. Course sessions run from 7:30 am – 11:30 am each day. Take advantage of this unbeatable travel education program combined with the beauty and excitement of the island of Kauai.


Who Should Attend:

This five-day course is designed for all dental professionals.


Program includes:


Title: Current Trends and Procedures in Today's Restorative Practice

Dr. Troy Schmedding, DDS

You Will Learn:

  • Bulk fill products and the best utilization
  • Understanding the world of today's ceramics
  • Minimally invasive dentistry
  • Predictable adhesion techniques to take back to your practice
  • Understanding of immediate dentin sealing
  • Prep designs
  • Temporization techniques for non-retentive preparations


Title: Advances in Caries Management: Risk Assessment, Silver Diamine Fluoride, and Glass Ionomer Cement

Dr. Douglas Young, DDS, MBA, MS, EdD

You Will Learn:

  • To develop evidence-based treatment options to manage caries based on individual patient risk factors
  • To use the ADA caries classification system to determine when nonsurgical and surgical interventions are appropriate
  • Use clinical cases to demonstrate how to use SDF, partial caries removal, and GIC to treat caries


Title: Restorative and Surgical Implant Treatment Planning & Outcomes in Modern Dentistry

Dr. Gaurav Setia, DDS

You Will Learn:

  • To discuss multidisciplinary treatment planning approaches
  • Identify critical factors to consider before treating begins
  • Review the success rates of competing and complementary procedures including root canal therapy, crown lengthening surgery, root resection surgery and bone grafting
  • Describe the importance of patient compliance in creating successful treatment plans

About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.



Register for this continuing dental education program online or call UCSF at 415.514.0778.

For travel and hotel arrangements, please visit www.islanddentalhawaii.com.

Location & Accommodations

The 25th Annual Island Dental Colloquium will be held at Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa on the Island of Kauai.


Nightly Discounted Group Rates:

· Standard Room – $355

· Run of Ocean View - $410 (includes Ocean View and Partial Ocean View)


A tax of 14.42% will be added to your room charges.


Early reservations are recommended for this popular travel time. We expect to sell-out once again.


Room reservations are available online at www.islanddentalhawaii.com. If you prefer to call for room reservations, please call (818)563-9808.


November 29 Update: Due to unprecedented demand, our group rate rooms at the Grand Hyatt Kauai are now sold out. Please check back occasionally for cancellations. For alternate accommodations, we suggest checking Koloa Landing, a short drive from the Hyatt Kauai, as a quality alternative. Rooms are also available in Poipu or Koloa on Expedia at various hotels and condominiums.

CE Credit

CEU: Units - 20

This activity is designated for 20 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Past participants who register by October 31 will receive $50 off the regular tuition for dentists and allied dental professionals.


$849 for Dentists; $749 for past participant Dentists

$599 for Allied Dental Professionals; $549 for past participant Allied Dental Professionals.

*Includes breakfast each morning


Gaurav Setia, DDS is Health Sciences Clinical Associate Professor in the UCSF Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, and directs the predoctoral prosthodontics courses. He maintains a practice limited to prosthodontics and implant surgery at the UCSF Prosthodontic Group Practice. Dr. Setia received his prosthodontics degree from the New Jersey Dental School.

Troy Schmedding, DDShas been a practicing cosmetic and restorative dentist for the last 25 years. He is a 1993 honors graduate from The University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He currently maintains  a private practice in Walnut Creek, California. Dr. Schmedding holds accreditation status in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as well as Diplomate status with the American Board of Cosmetic and Esthetic Dentistry. He also works with numerous manufacturers on implementation and testing of various restorative products being brought to market. He speaks and teaches nationally as well as internationally on both esthetic and restorative dentistry.

Douglas A. Young, DDS, EdD, MBA, MS, is a professor at the Dugoni School of Dentistry where he is an active and ardent educator in the field of minimally invasive dentistry, dental material, and cariology. He is one of the founders of the Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) Coalition. Dr. Young served on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs and is a cariology consultant for the ADA.


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