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"

JUNE 14-16, 2018

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The 12th Ramfjord Symposium is a tribute to Dr. Sigurd Ramfjord and his contributions to the field of periodontics. The program brings together internationally renowned speakers who have expertise in long-term periodontal care and emerging scientifically-based treatments. It provides a comprehensive insight into critical issues involved in delivering ideal treatment for clinical practice.

This year, symposium Scientific Chairs Dr. William Giannobile and Dr. Hom-Lay Wang will preside over lectures and a poster session on the topic of Technology and Digital Revolution for Periodontal and Implant Therapy.

On Thursday afternoon, presymposium lectures, a reception, and poster session will be held on the 4th floor of the Rackham Building without a registration fee.

Social events include a special Friday night reception that will be held at the new University of Michigan Golf Course’s Richard Postma Family Clubhouse.

Please visit the Ramfjord Symposium website for the most up to date information.

Introductory Course for Foreign Dentists entering the United States
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018 - MONday, OCTOBER 1, 2018

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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.