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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. The CDE Office offers a wide range of innovative educational programs to assist you in growing your practice or in meeting your state licensure requirements. The courses are open to all dental professionals. The University of Michigan School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Department is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

Please visit Directions and Parking for travel suggestions and hotel information. 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.

Have questions? Check out the Continuing Dental Education Frequently Asked Questions

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Office of Continuing Dental Education, does not accept course registrations from 3rd party websites.


LIVE WEBINAR COURSES IN-PERSON COURSES ONLINE COURSES

LIVE WEBINAR COURSES

ACDE WEBINAR SERIES
January 1 – June 30, 2022

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Course Number: A991-22
Credits: Varies – Several Sessions available
Course Time: Varies – Several Sessions available
Fee: Varies – Several Sessions available
Course Overview: The University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE Webinar Series.” This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.

Here is a sample of upcoming sessions:

  • June 1, 2022 - Session W: The Art and Science of Endodontic Diagnosis
  • June 3, 2022 - Session X: Class II Restorative Complications and Solutions
  • June 9, 2022 -Session Y: Busting Biofilm: Classic to New Age Solutions
  • June 14, 2022 - Session Z: Diagnostic Tests in Periodontics: Concepts and Applications
  • June 23, 2022 - Session AA: Surgical Microscope Enhancing Periodontal and Implant Treatment Outcomes

IN-PERSON COURSES

BENCH TEST PREPARATORY COURSE
June 24-26, 2022

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Course Number: C1020-22
Credits: 18
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fees: $2,995 (Limit 20)
Course Director: Qiming Jin DDS, MS, PhD
Course Overview: International dentists have shown interest in coming to U.S. dental schools to receive their education and training. This course will help international dentists prepare for the bench test exams conducted in U.S. dental schools as part of their admission process. This course will present a detailed review of the restorative dentistry hands-on skills. In addition, this course will include the reviews of treatment plans and removable prosthodontics.

*NOTE: * This course is not a prerequisite for, and does not guarantee, admission into any dental school. *Completion of this program will not be considered in making admissions determinations to the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.* >

DENTAL HYGIENE CENTENNIAL: HOT TOPICS IN DENTAL HYGIENE
August 19, 2022

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Course Number: P844-22
Credits: 6
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Times: 8:00am-4:00pm CE Course; 4:30pm-6:30pm Research Presentation & Reception
Fees: $235 DDS; $130 Aux
Course Speakers: Todd Ester DDS, MA; Margherita Fontana, DDS, PhD; Marita Inglehart, Dipl. Psych., Dr. phil., Dr. phil. habil; Elizabeth Pitts, RDH, MS; and Denise Williams, PhD, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SP
Course Overview: Current Evidence-Based Fluoride Strategies in the Prevention and Management of Carious Lesions in the morning, followed by DEI Initiatives: Implicit Biases in Dentistry, in the afternoon.

EMBRACE NEW TECHNOLOGY: IMPLANT DIGITAL WORKFLOW AND PERIODONTAL/IMPLANT MICROSURGERY (Hands-on Workshops)
September 12-16, 2022

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Course Number: P855-22
Credits: 20 - 40 credits
Location: Wyndham Garden, 2900 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor, MI
Fee: DDS: Module 1 $2500; Module 2 $2500; Module 1 & 2 $3750
Course Speakers: Hsun-Liang (Albert) Chan, DDS, MS, Clinical Associate Professor; Diego Velasquez, DDS, MS, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor; Gustavo Mendonça, DDS, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor
Course Overview: New technology continues to drive how we practice dentistry. The most current waves are (1) implant digital workflow and (2) periodontal and implant microsurgery. The University of Michigan School of Dentistry proudly presents you a course with two hands-on modules, Implant Digital Workflow (Module 1) and Periodontal and Implant Microsurgery (Module 2). You may attend just one or both of the modules.

ADVANCED PERIODONTAL SURGERY: A PRACTICAL TRAINING COURSE
July 25-29, 2023

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Course Number: P485-23
Credits: 29
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fees: $5,000
Course Director: Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD
Course Overview: This course is designed to help dentists incorporate hard and soft tissue graft as well as advanced implant surgeries into their daily practices. This CE course combines didactic lectures and hands-on workshop with fresh cadaver specimens to cover a broad range of advanced periodontal/implant surgical techniques.


ONLINE COURSES

The Annual Jarabak Lecture: SKELETAL ANCHORAGE IN ORTHONDONTICS: AN UPDATE!
(available until September 1, 2022)

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Course Number: OP155-22
Credits: 3
Pre-Recorded Webinar
Fees: $75
Course Speakers: Prof. Dr. Benedict Wilmes, Med. Dent
Course Overview: This course will provide an update on various clinical applications and TAD borne mechanics based on the clinician’s treatment goals. Optimal insertion sites for mini-implants and non-compliant and invisible orthodontic treatment strategies using TAD’s and aligners will be presented.

LOCAL ANESTHESIA REFRESHER AND UPDATE
(available until November 30, 2022)

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Course Number: PR-P765-21
Credits: 5
Pre-Recorded Zoom Webinar
Fees: $150
Course Speaker: Martha McComas, RDH, BS, MS
Course Overview: This pre-recorded Zoom webinar will review pain control theory, anatomy and physiology, local anesthetic agents, managing medical emergencies, both maxillary and mandibular injection technique and refresh dental hygienists on the skills, knowledge and technique for the safe, effective administration of local anesthesia in dental hygiene practice. This course includes troubleshooting common errors in block and infiltration anesthesia, as well as pain management strategies amidst the opioid crisis. This course fulfills the State of Michigan requirement for pain management.

TOBACCO CESSATION COUNSELING OF DENTAL PATIENTS
(available until April 30, 2023)

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Course Number: PR-P1018-22
Credits: 3
Pre-Recorded Zoom Webinar
Fees: $95
Course Directors: Iwonka Eagle, RDH, MS; Marita R. Inglehart, Dipl. Psych., Dr. phil., Dr. phil. habil; and David Tindle, DDS, MS
Course Overview: This pre-recorded webinar reviews the following topics:
(1) Overview of the history and use of tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapies and an introduction to Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) and its oral and overall health consequences.
(2) Prescribed and OTC medications that support tobacco cessation efforts.
(3) Motivational communication and tobacco cessation; the importance of assessing the severity of a patient's addiction to tobacco to tailor communication towards the patient's situation.


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.

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. The CDE Office offers a wide range of innovative educational programs to assist you in growing your practice or in meeting your state licensure requirements. The courses are open to all dental professionals. The University of Michigan School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Department is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

Please visit Directions and Parking for travel suggestions and hotel information. 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.

Have questions? Check out the Continuing Dental Education Frequently Asked Questions