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.

* Courses of Interest also list specialized courses, not listed under "Current Courses"

Fall CE Lecture - Behavior Guidance for The Most Challenging Patients

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Credits: 6
Location: School of Dentistry, University of Michigan
Registration Time: 8am
Course Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Fee: DDS $175; Aux $90

Course Speaker: Dr. Amr M. Moursi

Course Overview: Behavior guidance is a continuum of interaction involving the dentist and dental team, the patient, and the parent directed toward communication and education.” This presentation will discuss methods for accurately assessing a child, adolescent, or young adult’s development, temperament, personality and fears. Such an assessment allows for prediction of, and preparation for, a child, adolescent, or young adult’s behavior and response to dental treatment.


Research Design and Methodology

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Credits: 24
Location: Michigan League, University of Michigan
Registration Time: 8am
Course Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Fee: DDS; Senior/Junior Faculty; Postgrad Students: $1,950

Course Overview: The University of Michigan, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Osteology Foundation have created a unique educational opportunity for young investigators. Senior investigators will also have a platform from which they will be able to mentor and share their knowledge and expertise with young investigators. During this 3.5-day course, a comprehensive view on most of the aspects of pre-clinical and clinical studies required by young researchers for their daily work will be delivered. These include the development of a study protocol, practical tips for grant applications as well as analytical methods and publication strategies.


Introductory Course for Foreign Dentists entering the United States

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Many foreign dentists take several years to find their feet in the UnitedStates 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 willstrengthen 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.