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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If you encounter any issues, please call us at (415) 929-6486 or email us at cedental@pacific.edu. 


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.
7/14/2018 9:00 AM
- 7/15/2018 3:00 PM
Are You Ready to Integrate CBCT Into Your Practice?
Event is Full: Accepting Wait List Registrations
CBCT is revolutionizing our ability to optimally diagnosis and treat our patients. This course will provide an overview of CBCT Technology so that you can confidently decide when and how to leverage the benefits of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) to meet the individual needs of your practice
8/11/2018 8:00 AM
- 5/19/2019 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.
8/25/2018 9:00 AM
- 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.
9/22/2018 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 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 8:30 AM
- 4:00 AM
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.
1/26/2019 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.
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.
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.