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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 – December 31, 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:

  • August 27, 2022 – Session II: Red, White and Ulcerative Lesions: When bad things happen to good oral mucosa
  • September 9, 2022 – Session JJ: Esthetic Concepts in Implant Dentistry
  • September 14, 2022 – Session KK: Esthetic Concepts in Implant Dentistry
  • September 19, 2022 – Session LL: Session LL: Collaborative Healthcare for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
  • September 25, 2022 – Session MM: Cone Beam CT: Technical Aspects to Get the Most Out of it in the Clinics

IN-PERSON COURSES

THE 33RD BIENNIAL EASLICK SYMPOSIUM
September 15 & 16, 2022

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Course Number: OP4030-22
Credits: 9
Location: Palmer Commons, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time:7:45am
Course Time: 8:15am – 4:45pm (Thursday); 8:30am -11:30am (Friday)
Fee: DDS: $325; Easlick Members: $300; Auxiliary Staff: $100
Course Director: James R. Boynton, DDS, MS
Course Overview: The 33rd Biennial Easlick Symposium is a 9-hour continuing education course designed to update attendees on contemporary issues and innovative research in the oral health care of infants, children, and adolescents. This year’s theme is “Emerging Issues in Contemporary Pediatric Dentistry” with topics and speakers looking forward to the future of our specialty.

DELTA DENTAL REGIONAL SEMINAR - Effective Insurance Coding: How to Get Your Claims Paid Faster
October 7, 2022

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Course Number: A157-22
Credits: 6
Location: The Sheraton Detroit/Novi, Novi Michigan; this is a hybrid program - a live Zoom option is available, please make a note of this when registering.
Registration Time:7:45am
Course Time: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Fee: $85
Course Speaker: Jeffery Johnson, DDS, MS
Course Overview: Billing for dental procedures doesn’t have to be complicated. With better understanding of the third-party payer industry, you can maximize your clinical time.

Implicit Biases in Dentistry
October 14, 2022

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Course Number: P1018-22B
Credits: 3
Location: Live Zoom Webinar
Course Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm
Fee: $95
Course Speaker: Marita Inglehart, Dipl. Psych., Dr. phil., Dr. phil. habil
Course Overview: The State of Michigan, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, has issued a requirement for all healthcare providers in Michigan to attend continuing education courses addressing the topic of "Implicit Biases." This course fulfills the state licensure requirement.

ANNUAL FALL CE LECTURE (Dental Homecoming)
Modern Ceramic Restorations: Keys to Clinical Success

November 11, 2022

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Course Number: A300-22
Credits: 6
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Times: 8:00am-4:00pm CE Course
Fee: $175 DDS; $100 Aux
Course Speaker: Dennis J. Fasbinder, DDS, ABGD
Course Overview: This will be a review of ceramic materials available for restoration of both natural teeth and dental implants with a focus on high strength ceramics and full contour zirconia materials.

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