24th Annual Island Dental Colloquium - Maui

Monday, February 5, 2018 to Friday, February 9, 2018
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 24th Annual Island Dental Colloquium. We are offering an outstanding educational opportunity featuring three excellent faculty 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 Maui.



Who Should Attend

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


Program includes:


Title: Getting Clear on Clear Aligners (Dr. Aamodt)

You Will Learn:

  • To establish core knowledge of clear aligners
  • To verify comprehension of the aspects of case complexity
  • How to treatment plan cases together
  • How to analyze what factors lead to treatment success
  • How to synthesize alternative treatment options using clear aligners
  • To evaluate outcomes of treated clear aligner cases

Title: Identification and Management of Non-Periodontal Soft Tissue Lesions by the General Dentist (Dr. Ramos)

You Will Learn:

  • To confidently identify common inflammatory lesions and manage them safely using pharmacological approaches
  • How to perform a comprehensive head and neck cancer examination
  • To understand the current risk factors and changes in etiology of the disease
  • To learn when and how to perform a basic soft tissue biopsy in the general dentist office
  • Do's and don'ts of treating head and neck cancer patients

Title: From Perfect Extraction to a Perfect Implant: Evolution of Bone Augmentation in Implant Dentistry (Dr. Tolstunov)

You Will Learn:

  • Atraumatic tooth removal to facilitate bone preservation
  • Key components of alveolar ridge requiring long-term implant health
  • Systemic and local factors that contribute to success or failure of dental implants
  • Implant complications and peri-implantitis
  • Modern methods of horizontal and vertical, 2D and 3D alveolar bone preservation and augmentation and the future of implant dentistry

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.dentistry.ucsf.edu/cde

or contact UCSF at 415.514.0778

or cde@ucsf.edu

Location & Accomodations

The 24th Annual Island Dental Colloquium will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on the Island of Maui. This spectacular, 54-acre, ocean-front retreat, surrounded by beaches on Maui's northwest shores and forests of Cook Isle Pines, is about 15 minutes by car to Lahaina Town. The resort features luxuriously appointed guest rooms, a 17,000-square-foot spa, 36 holes of championship golf, spacious pool and sun deck, six dining experiences and much more. Kapalua is located 33 miles from Maui's Kahului Airport (OGG).



The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua - ROOM BLOCK SOLD OUT


Nightly Discounted Group Rates


· Deluxe Room – Garden View $319


· Deluxe Room – Partial Ocean View $369


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



Room reservations are available online at www.islanddentalhawaii.com. If you prefer to call for room reservations, please call The Ritz-Carlton at 800-542-8680 and ask for the Island Dental conference rate at The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua.


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 $100 off the regular tuition for dentists and auxillaries will receive $50 off.

Tuition: $829 for Dentists; $729 for past participant DDS. $579 for Allied Dental Professionals and others; $529 for past participant Allied Dental Professionals.

*Includes breakfast each morning


Kjeld Aamodt, DDS, MS, is a UCSF-trained orthodontist specializing in clear straightener treatment. He is the predoctoral orthodontic director at UCSF and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and on Healthline about adult orthodontics. Dr. Aamodt has co-authored peer-reviewed publications and abstracts on global oral health and has presented at the European Association of Dental Public Health, the International Association of Dental Research and the World Federation of Orthodontics meetings. He sees patients at UCSF and at his practice in San Francisco.

Daniel Ramos, DDS, MS, PhD is a professor in the Department of Orofacial Sciences at UCSF School of Dentistry. He is the current director of the Oral Medicine Clinical Center and faculty director of the UCSF Interprofessional Health Postbaccalaureate program.  He is also a diplomate of the American Academy of Oral Medicine and his area of research is oral cancer invasion and metastasis, with a specific interest in cell adhesion. Dr. Ramos obtained his dental degree, specialty training in oral medicine and PhD from UCSF.

Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD, is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon and has a full time OMFS private practice in San Francisco. He has conducted clinical research in oral surgery and implant dentistry, and has published more than 35 articles in peer-review journals and is editor of two books on bone augmentation in implant dentistry. He speaks nationally and internationally and teaches at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF School of Dentistry.


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