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
Radiographic Decision Making Certification Online Course
This online course consist of modules, self assessment quizzes, and a certification quiz. This is approved by the Dental Hygiene Committee of California (DHCC) for completion of training in the duty to make radiographic decision as allowed in Assembly Bill 1174, 2014.
8:30 AM - 6/29/2019 4:30 PM
54th Annual Colonel Allyn D. Burke Memorial Dental Symposium
The symposium features presentations by Drs. Robert Lowe, Jeremy Horst and Richard Nathan . The symposium will provide a wide variety of presentations on clinical treatment planning and problem solving, silver fluoride and glass ionomer and diagnosis and management of periodontist and peri-implantitis for GP.
9:00 AM - 7/28/2019 5:00 PM
Pediatric Tongue and Lip Ties: Diagnosis and Treatment with Soft Tissue Lasers
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
Approximately 5%-15% or more of babies are born with such tight tongue ties and frenulum pulls that they cannot successfully latch onto the mother's nipple and breastfeed.
8:00 AM - 5/3/2020 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 - 5:00 PM
Biomechanics and Biomimetics: The Restorative Impact
This lecture course covers a range of minimal intervention topics, starting with management of diseased biofilm and surface protection to restoring severely damaged teeth using biomechnanical and biomimetic principles based on adhesion, fiber reinforcing adhesive, direct restorative techniques and advanced adhesive ceramics.
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Oral Surgery for General Practitioners: Comprehensive Training from A to Z
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
In this comprehensive, hands-on workshop for general dentists, participants will learn basic to advanced concepts and skills in oral surgery.
8:00 AM - 11/24/2019 5:00 PM
Advanced Restorative Continuum: The Ultimate Super-Dentist Boot Camp
This six-day, 48-hour intensive program features numerous topics and exercises in the broad realm of restorative dentistry covered over three modules, aimed at taking you and your practice to the next level.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Hands-on Introduction to Advanced Adhesion Dentistry: Problem-solving Techniques for Your Daily Practice
This course will present advanced adhesion techniques and materials supported by important key research that minimizes the removal of healthy tissue and maximizes bond strengths. These techniques can be done simply on a daily basis and can solve virtually every problem with direct composite and indirect restorations.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Preservation of Alveolar Bone in Extraction Sockets
The growth of implant dentistry has resulted in development of new and important procedures. The preservation of the dimensions of the alveolar ridge after tooth extraction is crucial for successful implant placement. This course is designed to teach basic site preservation prior to implant placement. Participants will learn socket healing after extraction, socket bone grafting with bone grafting material and membranes.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Yes, They Actually Happen and Are You Prepared?
Learn how to better assess patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring, as well as how to plan for and manage emergencies that may occur in your dental practice.
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Dental Hygiene Symposium
Join for the annual Dental Hygiene Symposium at Dugoni School of Dentistry featuring Alan Budenz, Richard Nathan and Lancette VanGuilder.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Infection Control 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.
8:00 AM - 1/26/2020 5:00 PM
Smile Reconstruction Using Porcelain Veneers: A Hands-on Workshop
In this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn how to show your patients exactly what their new smile will look like through advanced case presentation techniques and how to deliver beautiful restorations.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Dental Professional's Role in the Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Lecture + Workshop
This lecture and workshop includes the basic of normal sleep patterns, snoring and sleep apnea in adults and in children and the dental professionals role in screening, referral and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Dental Professional's Role in the Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Lecture Only
This lecture includes the basic of normal sleep patterns, snoring and sleep apnea in adults and in children and the dental professionals role in screening, referral and treatment of snoring and sleep apnea.
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Botox Option: An Introduction to its Use for TMD
Some temporomandibular disorders are highly resistant to treatment: One patient has already broken three night guards, another patient cannot tolerate any night guard, and another has severe and intractable anxiety. For such cases, botulinum toxin injections may be beneficial.