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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Month
Date
Upcoming Event
October
10/19/2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Review in Pharmacology and the Escalating Problem of Pediatric Substance Abuse
An event focused on medication and the escalation of pediatric substance abuse.
November
11/2/2019
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.
11/9/2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office: Yes, They Actually Happen and Are You Prepared?
Are you prepared for a medical emergency in your dental practice? Let us help you plan for and manage emergency situations, as well as better assess patients and risks to prevent emergencies from occurring. This practical and informative lecture program will cover heart attack management, syncope and related incidents, allergic reactions, toxic reactions, stroke diagnosis and management, sedation emergencies, medical emergency codes and treatment for medically complex patients.
11/16/2019
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Dental Hygiene Symposium
Join us for the annual Dental Hygiene Symposium at Dugoni School of Dentistry featuring Alan Budenz, Richard Nathan and Lancette VanGuilder.
January
1/11/2020
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.
1/25/2020
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sedating and Managing the Pediatric Patient: A Recertification Course for Advanced Practitioners
This lecture course will review the current practice of pediatric minimal and moderate sedation beginning with the basics in physiology and pharmacology and progressing through monitoring, drug selection and office protocols. Despite best practices, sedation and medical emergencies can and will happen, and significant time will be given to identifying and managing these events.
1/25/2020
8:00 AM - 1/26/2020 12:00 PM
Sedating and Managing the Pediatric Patient: A Recertification Course for Advanced Practitioners with PALS Certification
This lecture course, with SimMan clinical training, will review the current practice of pediatric minimal and moderate sedation beginning with the basics in physiology and pharmacology and progressing through monitoring, drug selection and office protocols. Despite best practices, sedation and medical emergencies can and will happen, and significant time will be given to identifying and managing these events.
1/25/2020
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.
February
2/1/2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Seeking Interdisciplinary Excellence
Interdisciplinary dentistry is proving to be the most effective means by which we can deliver the highest level of service to our patients. Whether addressing specific cosmetic concerns or providing advanced rehabilitation and restoration through coordinated efforts at the specialist level, we can raise our game and provide a better end result.
2/8/2020
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Oral Surgery for General Practitioners: Comprehensive Training from A to Z
In this comprehensive, hands-on workshop for general dentists, participants will learn basic to advanced concepts and skills in oral surgery.
2/10/2020
7:30 AM - 2/14/2020 11:30 AM
26th Annual Island Dental Colloquium - Maui
Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF invite you to join us for the 26th Annual Island Dental Colloquium on the island of Maui.
2/22/2020
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.
2/22/2020
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.
2/29/2020
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Everything You Wanted to Know About Immediate Implants, but Were Afraid to Ask
This hands on course will have a primary focus on more advanced procedures for immediate maxillary and mandibular molar implants, immediate maxillary anterior implant placement, along with immediate abutment and temporary fabrication, and advanced soft tissue procedures for both pre-prosthetics and implants. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will understand new techniques and instruments for extraction and immediate implant placement with preservation of hard and soft tissue.
March
3/7/2020
8:00 AM - 3/8/2020 3:00 PM
Lasers for Hard and Soft Tissue
Has the hoopla surrounding the introduction of lasers to dentistry been more smoke than substance? Since 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of more than 10 different wavelengths for dental use. These wavelengths create a world of difference in how the lasers operate and their usefulness in the oral cavity. The use of lasers for specific procedures found in everyday general practice will be highlighted.
3/14/2020
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.
3/21/2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Evidence-based Implant Treatment Planning for Partially and Completely Edentulous Patients
A survey of dental practitioners has revealed that the number one concern in implant dentistry is appropriate treatment planning.
April
4/25/2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Integrating CBCT into Your Dental Practice: Principles, Applications, and Potential Liabilities: Lecture Only
We use X-ray imaging every day in our office to help our clinical treatment decisions. Now the most amazing, cost effective method – cone beam imaging – is simply explained. Come see this incredible technology and learn how to treat patients more efficiently, expertly and confidently. Discover the important findings you cannot afford to miss. Learn how CBCT makes you a better dentist.
4/25/2020
9:00 AM - 4/26/2020 4:00 PM
Integrating CBCT into Your Dental Practice: Principles, Applications, and Potential Liabilities: Lecture + Workshop
We use X-ray imaging every day in our office to help our clinical treatment decisions. Now the most amazing, cost effective method – cone beam imaging – is simply explained. Come see this incredible technology and learn how to treat patients more efficiently, expertly and confidently. Discover the important findings you cannot afford to miss. Learn how CBCT makes you a better dentist.
May
5/2/2020
9:00 AM - 5/3/2020 5:00 PM
Multi-rooted Endodontics: Simple Strategies for Complex Teeth: Lecture + Workshop
Has accessing a molar felt daunting enough for you to refer the patient to an endodontist? If yes, you are not alone. Surveys have shown that dentists see access preparation as a problematic step. How does cleaning and shaping work when several root canals are involved at the same time? What are the advantages of warm versus cold obturation in molars? Are there potential risks in some techniques? Easy-to-follow strategies are presented in an evidence-based manner, and allow clinicians to develop immediate strategies in solving endodontic problems in their practices.
5/2/2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Multi-rooted Endodontics: Simple Strategies for Complex Teeth: Lecture Only
Has accessing a molar felt daunting enough for you to refer the patient to an endodontist? If yes, you are not alone. Surveys have shown that dentists see access preparation as a problematic step. How does cleaning and shaping work when several root canals are involved at the same time? What are the advantages of warm versus cold obturation in molars? Are there potential risks in some techniques? Easy-to-follow strategies are presented in an evidence-based manner, and allow clinicians to develop immediate strategies in solving endodontic problems in their practices.