Continuing Dental Education (CDE)

WELCOME

The Office of Continuing Dental Education is proud to be part of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s 140 year commitment to providing outstanding education in the dental field. We offer a wide range of innovative educational programs to assist you in growing your practice or in meeting your state licensure requirements. Our courses are open to all dental professionals.

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Annual Kenneth J. Ryan Memorial Seminar: "Recent Updates and Current Trends in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry”
January 9, 2019

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Course Number: A302-19
Credits: 6
Location: Rackham Auditorium, 915 E. Washington, University of Michigan
Registration Time: 8:30am
Course Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fee: $95
Course Speaker: Rodrigo Neiva, DDS
Course Overview: New treatment options, instruments and materials have been introduced to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in recent years. The aim of this presentation is to discuss possible advantages and realistic short- and long-term expectations of these new techniques and materials.

SYNERGY COURSE FOR FOREIGN TRAINED DENTISTS
January 26-28, 2019

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Course Number: C791-19
Location: School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am - 5:30pm (Saturday & Sunday), 8:00am - 4:00pm (Monday)
Fee: $1300 (Register by 12/30/2018 to receive discounted fee of $1200)
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Many foreign dentists take several years to find their feet in the United States and acquire licensure and employment in the dental profession. This course is designed to fast track the learning of foreign dentists about the US healthcare system, the US dental profession, the US educational system and the cultural differences that will strengthen their application and performance in an interview.

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ENDODONTOLOGY BOARD REVIEW: 32ND ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE BIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL ASPECTS OF ENDODONTOLOGY
February 21-23, 2019

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Course Number: C437-19
Credits: 19
Location: Palmer Commons, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm (Thursday & Friday), 8:00am - 12:15pm (Saturday)
Fee: DDS: $795; AUX: $200; Grad Students/Staff: $395
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: This course provides an ideal review of the biology and related scientific foundations of Endodontology, while maintaining a strong clinical perspective. Internationally known speakers will present the latest information, supported by the best current and classic literature. Comprehensive lecture information, study questions and literature summaries, with references will be provided.

46th ANNUAL MOYERS SYMPOSIUM: EMBRACING NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES IN DENTISTRY AND ORTHODONTICS
March 1-3, 2019

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Course Number: OP301-19
Credits: 9 (6 additional for Presymposium)
Location: Rackham Graduate School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:15am
Course Time: 8:00am-5:00pm (Friday/Saturday) 8:00am-12:45pm (Sunday)
Fee: DDS: $395 (Early Bird: $360); AUX: $195 (Early Bird: $175); Residents/Grad Students: $75
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: The goal of the 46th Annual Moyers Symposium is to provide participants with up to date information on the latest developments in dental digital technologies and how best to incorporate these technologies into your practice for improved patient and practitioner satisfaction. Speakers with a wide variety of expertise will present on a variety of topics including intraoral scanning and use of digital models, 3D printing, cybersecurity, biomedical advances, virtual/augmented reality, large-scale clinical data mining, computer guided orthognathic surgery, and how best to integrate these emerging technologies into your dental and/or orthodontic practice.

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Women in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Leadership Symposium
March 8-9, 2019

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Course Number: OS815-19
Credits: 12
Location: Rackham Graduate School, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 11:00am
Course Time: 12:00pm – 6:00pm (Friday) & 8:00am-4:30pm (Saturday)
Fee: No fee
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: This symposium is open to dental and medical students, oral surgery residents, medical residents, academic and private practice oral surgeons and physicians. The conference will focus on developing skills in leadership, career-building and conflict management and will address both achievements and challenges that are specific to women in oral and maxillofacial surgery and women in medicine.

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ASSISTING AND MONITORING NITROUS-OXIDE FOR REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANTS
April 29, 2019

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Course Number: P5048-19
Credits: 5
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-2:30pm
Fee: DDS: $265; AUX: $160
Course Speakers: Janet Kinney, RDH, MS & Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course is designed to prepare the registered dental assistant to safely and effectively assist and monitor nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as a pain control strategy in dental practice. This course meets the educational requirements specified by the law in Michigan. To register for the course you must be a licensed registered dental assistant (RDA).

NITROUS-OXIDE/OXYGEN SEDATION FOR REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS
April 29, 2019

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Course Number: P5045-19
Credits: 8
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Fee: DDS: $450; AUX: $300
Course Speakers: Janet Kinney, RDH, MS & Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course is designed to prepare the dental hygienist to safely and effectively administer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as a pain control strategy in dental hygiene practice. The course includes classroom and clinical experiences. It also meets the educational requirements specified by Michigan law.

LOCAL ANESTHETIC FOR REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS
April 30 - May 2, 2019

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Course Number: P5017-19
Credits: 29
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-6:00pm (Tuesday & Thursday); 8:00am-8:45pm (Wednesday)
Fee: DDS: $450; AUX: $300
Course Speakers: Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc; Dina Korte, RDH, MS; Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course provides the registered dental hygienist with essential skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively administer local anesthesia. This course fulfills the educational requirements for local anesthesia credentialing in Michigan.

A GROWING DEMAND FOR DENTAL CARE FOR PATIENTS OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE: SESSION 1
May 3, 2019

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Course Number: P841-19
Credits: 6
Location: Wyndham Garden, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: DDS: $235; AUX: $130 (Lunch Provided)
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Session 1 will cover topics, including: Changes in the socio-demographic characteristics of the U.S. population and how these changes affect the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene in the future. The effects of older patients’ sensory changes such as in their vision and hearing, as well as changes in information processing, memory and communication on the way dental practices should be designed and communication should be. Changes in disease patterns and pathology that can be expected when treating patients over 65 years of age will be discussed.

A GROWING DEMAND FOR DENTAL CARE FOR PATIENTS OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE: SESSION 2
October 11, 2019

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Course Number: P842-19
Credits: 6
Location: Wyndham Garden, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: DDS: $235; AUX: $130 (Lunch Provided)
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Session 2 will cover topics, including: How gender differences in systemic and oral health affect patients’ treatment needs. Treatment aspects, namely (a) caries risk: prevention and management, (b) implants and peri-implantitis, and (c) orthodontic treatment for adults over 60 years of age. The session will commence on addressing communication issues with aging patients such as (a) communication with patients with mild, moderate or severe dementia and/or (b) communication with patients who are terminally ill or are grieving for the loss of their loved ones.


OFFICE INFORMATION

University of Michigan School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education
1011 N University Ave, Room G508
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Phone: (734) 763-5070 or (734) 763-5171
cde.umich@umich.edu



University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.