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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

Management of Gummy Smile: Esthetic Crown Lengthening and Lip Repositioning
January 23, 2023

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Course Number: A991-23: Session C
Credits: 2
Location: Live Zoom Webinar
Course Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Fee: $69
The Speaker: Bassam Kinaia DDS, MS, DICOI
Course Overview: Is your patient complaining of gummy smile? Do they have short clinical crowns and worn-down dentition? What is the best approach to manage such esthetic dilemmas? This is a 2-hour presentation that focuses on how periodontal soft tissue management aid the restorative dentist and orthodontist to obtain a pleasant natural smile with healthy gingival tissues. Excessive gingival display classification etiologic factors, and treatment solutions will be discussed using evidence-based therapies. Various procedures will be covered including esthetic crown lengthening, gingivectomy and surgical lip repositioning using practical clinical examples. Treatment options will be discussed with emphasis on restorative-orthodontic-periodontal perspectives to achieve predictable esthetic outcome.

Advanced Aligner Tips, Tricks and Pearls
January 31, 2023

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Course Number: A991-23: Session D
Credits: 2
Location: Live Zoom Webinar
Course Time: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Fee: $69
The Speaker: Amanda Wilson, DDS, MDS
Course Overview: This two hour CE webinar is all about making your clear aligners more predictable in your practice. Join Dr. Amanda Wilson, DDS, MDS as she shares her aligner tricks and tips.

THE 36th ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE BIOLOGIC AND CLINICAL ASPECTS OF ENDODONTOLOGY
February 8, 10, 16, & 18, 2023

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Course Number: C437-23
Credits: 22
Location: Live Zoom Webinar
Fees: DDS: $350; AAE Member: $300; AUX: $200
Course Director: Tatiana Botero, DDS, MS
Course Overview: This online 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. The course is an ideal review for candidates taking the American Board examinations, but its usefulness is not limited to Board candidates.

LOCAL ANESTHESIA: AN UPDATE AND REFRESHER
March 17, 2023

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Course Number: P765-23
Credits: 5
Location: Live Zoom Webinar
Fee: $175
Course Speaker: Martha McComas, RDH, BS, MS
Course Overview: This live Zoom online seminar 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.

IN-PERSON COURSES

The 50 th Annual Moyers Symposium
March 3-5, 2023

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Course Number: OP301-23
Credits: 15
Location: Rackham Graduate School, 915 E. Washington, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:30am-5:00pm (Friday); 9:00am-5:00pm (Saturday); 9:00am-12:00pm (Sunday)
Fees: DDS: $425 (Early Bird-$390); Auxiliary: $200 (Early Bird: $180); Residents: $75
Course Director: Nan Hatch, DMD, PhD
Course Overview: The 50th Moyers Symposium is a 3-day event that features, 17 outstanding speakers, from around world. We know that many topics in orthodontics have varying viewpoints and perspectives, even among the experts. The Moyers Symposium has always been a place for presentation of clinically relevant evidence, and lively discussion by speakers and attendees. This 50th Moyers Symposium is anticipated to be educational, spirited and fun, in traditional Moyers Symposium fashion (as ever).

Bench Test Preparatory Course in Restorative Dentistry for International Dentists
April 21-23, 2023

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Course Number: C1020-23
Credits: 18
Location: School of Dentistry, 1011 N. University, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:30am-5:00pm (Friday); 9:00am-5:00pm (Saturday); 9:00am-12:00pm (Sunday)
Fees: $3,000
Course Director: Qiming Jin, DDS, MS, PhD
Course Overview: 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.

PLEASE 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.

ADVANCED PERIODONTAL SURGERY: A PRACTICAL TRAINING COURSE
August 8-12, 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.

EFFECTIVE INSURANCE CODING: HOW TO GET YOUR CLAIMS PAID FASTER
This course is co-sponsored by the Delta Dental Foundation

September 8, 2023

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Course Number: A156-23
Credits: 6
Location: Park Place Hotel & Conference Center 300 East State Street Traverse City, Michigan 49684
Registration Time: 7:45am
Course Times: 8:00am – 3:00pm
Fee: $85
Course Speaker: Jeffery Johnston, 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.


ONLINE COURSES

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