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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, travel programs and webinars. Our live, interactive webinars are considered as in-person, live courses by the Dental Board of California. However, this may vary for license renewal in other states.  To access the CDE policies and general information, click here


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Upcoming Event
8:30 AM - 6/10/2023 4:30 PM
58th Annual Colonel Allyn D. Burke Memorial Dental Symposium
The symposium will take place in Monterey, CA and will feature presentations by Drs. Hugh Flax and Kevin Mangelson. The symposium will provide a wide variety of presentations on topics including cosmetic dentistry, TMD, sleep apnea, and oral appliance therapy to address sleep apnea.
9:00 AM - 6/28/2023 3:00 PM
Microsurgical Endodontics: From Planning to Execution
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
This intense, three-day workshop taking place in Switzerland is designed to provide participants with the ability to learn all about endodontic microsurgery, starting from decision making and treatment planning to patient management of the root as well as soft and hard tissue structures for a predictable treatment outcome.
8:00 AM - 8/6/2023 5:00 PM
Ceramic Veneers from A to Z: Intensive Hands-on Workshop
Ceramic veneers have been a mainstay of long-lasting aesthetic dentistry for more than 40 years, yet they remain a mystery to most dentists due to several factors. During this intensive, three-day, hands-on workshop, Dr. Stevenson will provide you with the knowledge, tools and skills required to set a clear course of mastery in this exciting arena of restorative dentistry. He will discuss variations in preparation design for different types of patients and how and when to implement the following: traditional veneers, super veneers, posterior veneers, vonlays and full ceramic crowns. A heavy emphasis will be placed on hands-on techniques based on clinical studies, which are easily applicable to patient care in your practice.
9:00 AM - 11/10/2023 4:00 PM
Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative Practice (RDHAP) - Fall 2023
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.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Webinar: Geriatric Medicine and Dentistry: Essential Information to Make Your Practice Senior Friendly
The population of the United States is becoming much older and senior citizens represent a large financial aspect of your practice. These patients want to regain and preserve function through implants and preventive dentistry. This lecture will lay the groundwork to make your practice welcoming to geriatric patients.
9:00 AM - 8/26/2023 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.
8:30 AM - 6/1/2024 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.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Occlusion 101 to 911: Keeping Your Restorations and Reputation Intact
During this interactive lecture, Dr. Melkers will lead a conversation and exploration of our profession's history, current state of knowledge regarding occlusion and unsolved mysteries. During the program, real-world case applications will be used to reinforce concepts and theories. This is the first time this CE course will be presented in the Bay Area.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
What’s the Scenario? A Guided Path of Medical Emergencies in a Dental Setting
During this lecture, Dr. Tom will present the most commonly encountered medical emergencies in dental offices and discuss practical and efficient methods to recognize, diagnose, refer or possibly treat conditions such as: shortness of breath, chest pain, altered consciousness/loss of consciousness, swallowing/aspirating a foreign object, rapid heartbeat, shakiness and unconsciousness.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Live Webinar: Responsibilities and Requirements of Prescribing Schedule II Opioid Drugs
Beginning January 1, 2023, dentists will be required to successfully complete 2 units of continuing education on opioid prescribing as a condition to renewing their license with the Dental Board of California. This live webinar satisfies the license renewal requirement.
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Dentistry's Essentials of Emergency Medicine (DEEM): A Simulation-Based Training Workshop
The DEEM training program allows participants to practice and debrief medical emergency scenarios in a high-fidelity, controlled and safe environment. The workshop provides robust training experiences using human patient simulators, audiovisual recordings and standardized patients. This workshop is designed to engage participants in challenging clinical cases and enable participants to problem-solve in a manner that is similar to a live clinical experience.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2023 Dental Hygiene Symposium
Join us for the annual Dental Hygiene Symposium at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry featuring Penny Hatzimanolakis on The Process of Care Model: ADPIE + Biofilm Managements = Guided Biofilm Therapy.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Live Webinar: Esthetic and Functional Treatment of Traumatic Injuries in Pediatric Patients
This course will be a fast paced and exciting evidence-based clinical presentation of the different techniques available to manage traumatic dental injuries in young patients.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Live Webinar: Update on Infection Control Precautions 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.