Continuing Dental Education (CDE)


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.


Please visit Accommodations & Travel for driving, parking, restaurants, and lodging suggestions. Visitor parking for the school of dentistry is located in the Palmer Drive structure which is located behind the dental school. The Fletcher parking structure is used for patient parking only.

* Sometimes, specialized courses are not listed under "Current Courses." In that case, they will be featured under "Courses of Interest" below.


Homecoming CE
September 15, 2017

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AM - How Crown Lengthening will Enhance your Restorative Results
Experience an in-depth look at the concepts and applications for both Posterior and Anterior Crown Lengthening.
PM - Managing Periodontal Disease in a Predictable and Minimally Invasive Way
Scientifically sound, and evidence based, approach for effective control of limited or advanced periodontal disease using minimally invasive surgical intervention.


UM & Delta Dental in Novi
October 6, 2017

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Using Modern Materials Science & Technology to Enhance Restorative Success for Indirect Restorations
Dental material science has drastically improved adhesion, durability of restorations, and esthetics. This course is created to provide you with the tools for scientifically based selection of materials to predict and ensure clinical success of your indirect restorations.



Introductory Course for Foreign Dentists entering the United States
Monday, December 18, 2017 8:00 AM - Friday, December 22, 2017 4:00 PM (Eastern Time)

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Many foreign dentists take ​several​ years ​to ​find ​their feet​ in the United​States​ and acquire licensure ​and ​employment ​in the dental​ profession. Many foreign dentists spend​ years in ​underemployment ​and may​ suffer ​unmeasured consequences of this ​such ​as lack of fulfillment and depression. 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.




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

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.