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
California Dental Practice Act - Online Course
The Dental Board of California requires all dentists, registered dental hygienists and registered dental assistants take two units of dental law every two years in order to renew their license.
8/25/2018 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) and Glass Ionomer Cement (GIC): Hands-on Instruction
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
During this hands-on workshop, you will learn techniques and proper identification of SDF and GIC.
9/22/2018 9:00 AM
- 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.
9/28/2018 8:00 AM
- 9/30/2018 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.
- 10/6/2018
Adriatic Cruise: A Fundamental Review of the Head and Neck Anatomy as Pertinent to Clinical Diagnosis and Application
A luxury 7 night cruise through Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, and Montenegro aboard the Azamara Quest.
10/6/2018 8:00 AM
- 10/7/2018 5:00 PM
CEREC CAD/CAM Technology: Maximizing Efficiency and Productivity
In this 2-day hands on course, attendees will learn to properly integrate and maximize their efficiency with their CEREC units. This course is intended for both the beginner and the intermediate user and will benefit both BlueCam and OmniCam users.
10/13/2018 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Expanding the Bounds of Adhesion Dentistry
Many misconceptions remain relative to bonding agent efficacy and bonding agent sealing of dentin, the causes of post-operative sensitivity, the long-term efficacy of fluoride release, and composite resin adaptation in cavity preparations. This course will provide scientific guidance to correct these misconceptions.
10/20/2018 9:00 AM
- 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.
10/27/2018 8:30 AM
- 5:00 PM
Oral Surgery for General Practitioner: A Hands-on Workshop
In this comprehensive, hands-on workshop for general dentists, participants will learn basic to advanced concepts and skills in oral surgery. Participants will have the opportunity to apply newly learned concepts as they practice surgical extraction techniques, flaps and suturing on pig jaws.
11/3/2018 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Dugoni Fall Symposium: Obstructive Sleep Apnea, TMJ and Sleep Bruxism
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, present their first Fall Symposium featuring outstanding speakers in obstructive sleep apnea, temporomandibular disorders and bruxism.
11/9/2018 8:30 AM
- 11/11/2018 4:30 PM
Temporomandibular Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Much of the challenge in treating temporomandibular disorders (TMD) comes from the fact that they are multifactorial.
11/10/2018 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.
11/17/2018 8:00 AM
- 5:00 PM
The New Nuts and Bolts of Direct Composite Artistry
This course will provide the dental professional with the steps needed to place beautiful, direct composite resin restorations using the latest generation composite resin adhesive, unique nano-composite direct resin restoratives, together with a variety of matrix systems and finishing techniques.
11/17/2018 8:30 AM
- 4:00 PM
Dental Hygiene Symposium
Join for the first ever Dental Hygiene Symposium at Pacific featuring Dr. Peter Jacobsen, Kristy Menage Bernie and Lory Laughter.
12/1/2018 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.
12/8/2018 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.
1/5/2019 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Stay Out of Jail: Avoid Coding Errors and Excel in Insurance Administration
Coding errors are predictable in today’s dental practice. Learn the top coding errors and how not to make them! This course will cover the new CDT - 2019 codes.
1/12/2019 9:00 AM
- 2/2/2019 5:00 PM
Certification in Radiation Safety for Allied Dental Professionals
This two-day radiation safety program is a combination of didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction designed to meet the requirements of the Dental Board of California.
1/12/2019 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Immediate Implant Placement for General Dentists: Hands-on Course
A technique course emphasizing the successful surgical management of immediate implant placement in general practice.
1/26/2019 8:00 AM
- 1/27/2019 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 to deliver beautiful restorations.
1/26/2019 9:00 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 a basis in physiology and pharmacology and progressing through monitoring, drug selection and office protocols.
1/28/2019 7:30 AM
- 2/1/2019 11:30 AM
25th Annual Island Dental Colloquium - Kauai
Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF invite you to join us for the 25th Annual Island Dental Colloquium on the island of Kauai.
2/23/2019 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
Diagnosis and Treatment of Dental Cases: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Increase your knowledge of how to integrate and apply various disciplines in the diagnosis and designing of a treatment plan. The speakers will present cases from the medical-dental, anatomic, orthodontic and pain management/psychological points of view with relevance to practicing general dentists, specialists and their teams.
2/23/2019 9:00 AM
- 4:00 PM
The Dental Professional's Role in the Evaluation, Diagnosis & Treatment of Snoring and Sleep Apnea Lecture and 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.
2/23/2019 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.
3/9/2019 8:00 AM
- 3/10/2019
International Bone Symposium in Implant Dentistry - 2019
This comprehensive bone grafting, bone augmentation and bone regeneration symposium will present the unique opportunity to learn and expand knowledge base and comfort level with surgical implant dentistry.
3/16/2019 9:00 AM
- 3/17/2019 3:00 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.
3/22/2019 9:00 AM
- 3/23/2019 5:00 PM
Multirooted Endodontics Two-Day Workshop
This two-day workshop combines updates about the latest techniques, instruments and clinical strategies in endodontic therapy. Lectures with relevant hands-on laboratory exercises ensure that participants take their endodontic skills to the next level.
5/18/2019 9:00 AM
- 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.