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The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is now offering a variety of in-person lecture courses and hands-on workshops at our campus in downtown San Francisco, and travel CE programs in 2022. We also continue to offer live, interactive CE webinars that you can access from anywhere in the country. Our live, interactive CE webinars are considered as in-person, live courses by the Dental Board of California. However, this may vary for license renewal in other states. Please check the course pages on this website for the most up-to-date programming information.


Upcoming CE Courses


The Division of Continuing Dental Education at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today. We offer a variety of CE programs, including: lecture courses, hands-on workshops, mini residency programs, certification programs and travel programs.  To access the CDE policies and general information, click here


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Upcoming Event
8:30 AM - 6/25/2022 4:30 PM
57th Annual Colonel Allyn D. Burke Memorial Dental Symposium
The symposium will take place in Monterey, CA and will feature presentations by Drs. Stanley Liu, Gary Roberts, Andrew Young and Rebecca Moazzez. The symposium will provide a wide variety of presentations on topics including dental trauma and reconstruction, managing narcotics and erosive tooth wear.
- 8/14/2022
Peru CE Trip: Updates on Local Anesthesia, Head and Neck Anatomy and Management of Caries Disease
A luxury 8 night land tour through Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Cusco with presentations by Dr. Alan Budenz on Local Anesthesia, The Anatomical Basis of Dentistry and Management of Caries Disease.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Webinar: Geriatric Dentistry: Are You Ready for the Gray Tsunami?
This three-hour course will provide a health-centered approach to treating the medically complex, geriatric population in a dental setting. The initial section of the lecture will cover the epidemiology and demographics of the geriatric dentistry patient population.
9:00 AM - 8/27/2022 5:00 PM
Oral Surgery for General Practitioners: Take Yourself to the Next Level of Proficiency
This informative and interactive two-day, hands-on workshop will teach general practitioners concepts and skills in oral surgery.
9:00 AM - 12/2/2022 4:00 PM
Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice (RDHAP) - Fall 2022
This online program is designed for dental hygienists interested in expanding their knowledge and ability to treat people with complex physical, medical or psychological needs and patients in underserved communities. It has been approved by the Dental Hygiene Board of California to satisfy the 150-hour education requirement needed to apply for an RDHAP license in California.
8:30 AM - 5/21/2023 5:00 PM
Registered Dental Assistant in Extended Functions (RDAEF)
This program will satisfy the California Dental Board's requirements for new and existing RDAEFs who wish to expand their licensure in preparation for earning certification in the new extended functions.
8:00 AM - 9/25/2022 5:00 PM
Clinical Occlusion: Diagnosing and Treating the Most Overlooked Aspect of Our Practice
The primary focus of this hands-on program is to understand how to diagnose and treat patients with occlusal issues, and when it’s best to refer to a TMD specialist. The hands-on portion of the workshop will take dentists through the steps to take accurate aesthetically derived facebow records, the indications for and delivery of deprogrammers, centric relations records, equilibration and the five-step check.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lights, Camera, Anterior Composites
In this live, hands-on workshop, Drs. Schmedding and Yang will demonstrate the key elements and methods for creating life-like restorations, which are critical for excellence in anterior composite resin restorations, and how to incorporate dental photography to enhance your outcome. You will receive guidance on consistent lighting, exposure, patient positioning, depth of field and all the necessary equipment and materials to create a consistent approach to your photography.
1:00 PM - 3/5/2023 5:00 PM
Advanced Restorative Techniques with Intensive Hands-on Training
This four-module, 80-hour workshop features numerous topics and intensive training in the broad realm of restorative dentistry, aimed at taking you and your practice to the next level. Each weekend module will focus on a different area of restorative dentistry and will include lecture, lab and hands-on training.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Webinar: Pediatric Dental Trauma: New Directions
This course will provide a case-based framework to triage and successfully manage the care necessary to optimize outcomes for young children and adolescents. The course will also provide the biologic basis and clinical technique for management of specific dental injuries, such as crown fractures, luxation injuries and avulsion injuries.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2022 Dental Hygiene Symposium
Join us for the annual Dental Hygiene Symposium at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry featuring Sherri M. Lukes on Oral Pathology through the Life Span & Lancette VanGuilder on Incorporating Airway Assessments into Routine Dental Appointments.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Live Webinar: Infection Control After COVID-19 and the California Dental Practice Act
The Dental Board of California requires all dentists, registered dental hygienists and registered dental assistants take two units each of dental law and infection control every two years in order to renew their license.