Continuing Dental Education

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
8/12/2017 8:30 AM to 5/6/2018 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.
9/9/2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) and Glass Ionomer Cement (GIC): Hands-on Instruction
During this hands-on workshop, you will learn techniques and proper identification of SDF and GIC.
9/23/2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Minimally Invasive Management of Severe Erosive Tooth Wear: A Hands-on Workshop
During this hands-on workshop, you will learn techniques for minimally-invasive, cost-effective, long-term 'no prep' treatments, including the use of composites to increase vertical dimension of occlusion.
9/29/2017 8:00 AM to 10/1/2017 4:00 PM
The Art and Science of Aesthetic Dentistry
A three day hands-on workshop teaching superior anterior and posterior restorations that will be versatile, fully functional and predictable.
10/3/2017 to 10/8/2017
Iceland CE Travel Program
Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, Tufts, University of Colorado, and University of Washington invite you to join us on a hunt for the Northern Lights and all of the adventure Iceland has to offer.
10/7/2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Essentials for Success in Removable Prosthodontics: Complete and Partial Dentures
By attending this one-day course, you will learn current techniques for the construction of functional and aesthetic complete and partial dentures. This program will cover valuable tips and timesaving techniques that will help you meet the challenge of providing predictable complete and partial dentures in a timely manner.
10/14/2017 9:00 AM to 11/12/2017 4:00 PM
Multidisciplinary Mini Residency in Temporomandibular Disorders
This comprehensive series on temporomandibular disorders (TMD) will take you far beyond what a typical TMD course can do. This mini residency features: hands-on exercises that will make up approximately half of the training; multidisciplinary team of instructors (physical therapists, psychologist, oral and maxillofacial radiologist, anatomist and orofacial pain dentist) who are currently treating chronic pain patients; combined cadaver, anatomy and imaging portion; large breadth of relevant topics.
10/21/2017 9:00 AM to 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.
10/28/2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Fundamentals of Cone Beam CT Safety and Technology
Cone Beam CT has given dental professionals imaging technology that can better guide diagnostic evaluation and treatment planning; however, a strong knowledge base and accurate interpretation of these images are essential to maximizing the benefits of CBCT and enhancing patient care.
11/4/2017 9:00 AM to 11/5/2017 2:00 PM
Lasers for Hard and Soft Tissue
The use of lasers for specific procedures found in everyday general practice will be highlighted. This course fulfills part of the requirements for a standard proficiency certificate from the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
11/18/2017 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Bone Grafting, Ridge Preservation and Ridge-Split Procedures for General Practitioners
This comprehensive hands-on workshop for general dentists will teach the techniques of socket bone grafting (SBG)/ridge preservation as well as other approaches in implant-driven bone augmentation.
12/2/2017 9:00 AM to 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.
12/9/2017 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Forensic Odontology: Is It CSI Dentistry?
If you are curious how forensic dentists work within the criminal justice system, how your dental practice might someday be involved in a dental identification or human abuse report or how some of California’s high-profile criminal cases have used forensic dentistry, then join us for this informative program.
5/18/2018 8:00 AM to 9/14/2018
Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residency
This comprehensive mini residency features hands-on instruction and lecture from world renowned sleep physicians and dentists.