Continuing Dental Education (CDE)

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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. 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.

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Understanding Human trafficking
April 12, 2019

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Course Number: P751-19
Credits: 4
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 8:30am - 12:30pm
Fee: DDS: $130; AUX: $65
Course Speakers: Jeremy Norwood, BA, MA, JD, PhD and Leslie King, AA, BS
Course Overview: Human trafficking, often referred to as modern-day slavery, involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some form of labor or commercial sex act. While there are a number of victims of human trafficking around the world, there are more and more cases of human trafficking being reported in the State of Michigan and our own communities.
Note:This course fulfills the State of Michigan licensure requirement for the one time training standards to identify victims of human trafficking.

ASSISTING AND MONITORING NITROUS-OXIDE FOR REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTANTS
April 29, 2019

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Course Number: P5048-19
Credits: 5
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-2:30pm
Fee: DDS: $265; AUX: $160
Course Speakers: Janet Kinney, RDH, MS & Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course is designed to prepare the registered dental assistant to safely and effectively assist and monitor nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as a pain control strategy in dental practice. This course meets the educational requirements specified by the law in Michigan. To register for the course you must be a licensed registered dental assistant (RDA).

NITROUS-OXIDE/OXYGEN SEDATION FOR REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS
April 29, 2019

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Course Number: P5045-19
Credits: 8
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-5:00pm
Fee: DDS: $450; AUX: $300
Course Speakers: Janet Kinney, RDH, MS & Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course is designed to prepare the dental hygienist to safely and effectively administer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation as a pain control strategy in dental hygiene practice. The course includes classroom and clinical experiences. It also meets the educational requirements specified by Michigan law.

LOCAL ANESTHETIC FOR REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENISTS
April 30 - May 2, 2019

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Course Number: P5017-19
Credits: 29
Location: Room G508, School of Dentistry
Registration Time: 7:30am
Course Time: 8:00am-6:00pm (Tuesday & Thursday); 8:00am-8:45pm (Wednesday)
Fee: DDS: $1000; AUX: $730
Course Speakers: Danielle Furgeson, RDH, MS, DHSc; Iwonka Eagle, RDH, MS; Martha McComas, RDH, MS
Course Overview: This course provides the registered dental hygienist with essential skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively administer local anesthesia. This course fulfills the educational requirements for local anesthesia credentialing in Michigan.

A GROWING DEMAND FOR DENTAL CARE FOR PATIENTS OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE: SESSION 1
May 3, 2019

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Course Number: P841-19
Credits: 6
Location: Wyndham Garden, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: DDS: $235; AUX: $130 (Lunch Provided)
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Session 1 will cover topics, including: Changes in the socio-demographic characteristics of the U.S. population and how these changes affect the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene in the future. The effects of older patients’ sensory changes such as in their vision and hearing, as well as changes in information processing, memory and communication on the way dental practices should be designed and communication should be. Changes in disease patterns and pathology that can be expected when treating patients over 65 years of age will be discussed.

THE ANNUAL JARABAK LECTURE
May 31, 2019

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Course Number: OP155-19
Credits: 6
Location: School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fee: DDS: $235; AUX: $130
Course Speaker: Raúl A. Morales, DDS, MSc
Course Overview: This is an introductory course which will review the concepts and philosophy of Dr. Lawrence Andrews' Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony. Objectives, goals, landmarks, referents and the rationale will be discussed in relation to the six elements:

  • Element I - Arch (Shape and Lines)
  • Element II - Jaws-Anterior Posterior
  • Element III - Jaws-Buccal Lingual
  • Element IV - Jaw to Jaw-Superior Inferior
  • Element V - Bone to Teeth
  • Element VI - Teeth to teeth

3D Printing and Digital Planning in Dentistry: From Simple to Advanced Cases
May 31 - Jun 1, 2019

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Course Number: B882-19
Credits: 14
Location: School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 7:30am (Friday)
Course Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm (Friday and Saturday)
Fee: DDS: $1,700
Course Director: Gustavo Mendonça, DDS, MSc, PhD
Course Overview: This CE course combines didactic lectures and hands-on workshop with typodonts and implant planning software to cover a broad range of advanced restorative/implant techniques. Each student will have the opportunity to plan cases and fabricate and print their own guide.

THE DONALD KERR SYMPOSIUM: ORAL MICROBIOME
Jun 13 - Jun 14, 2019

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Course Number: P707-19
Credits: 8
Location: School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 4:30pm (Thursday); 8:00am (Friday)
Course Time: Thursday 4:30pm - 6:30pm; Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Fee: DDS: $295; $270 (by 4/12/19); AUX: $125; $100 (by 4/12/19)
Course Speakers: Richard Darveau; Betsy Foxman; Eleni Gagari; Yu "Leo" Lei; Gabriel Nuñez; and more
Course Overview: The event opens Thursday afternoon, June 13, with a poster presentation and reception as well as a CE course entitled: Simple Biopsy Techniques for Daily Practice using hands-on surgical activities. A full day of ground-breaking presentations from renowned clinicians and scientists is planned for Friday, June 14. The symposium awards 8 continuing education credits for both the School of Dentistry and the Medical School. Early registration ends on April 12.

DENTAL HYGIENE SYMPOSIUM: ADVANCES IN THE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF PERI-IMPLANT DISEASES
August 1-2, 2019

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Course Number: P844-19
Credits: 6
Location: Palmer Commons, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Friday; Poster Session and Complimentary Wine & Cheese Reception 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Thursday
Fee: DDS: $350; AUX: $200
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Discuss the 2017 AAP World Workshop new classification system for implants, explain the parameters for peri-implant health as compared to the natural dentition. Differentiate the risk factors, characteristics, presentation, and progression of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Identify non-surgical strategies for the treatment of peri-implant diseases including the use of the endoscope, sub-gingival air- polishing. Understand what lasers can do in the hands of a dental clinician and identify basic steps of laser mechanisms.

A GROWING DEMAND FOR DENTAL CARE FOR PATIENTS OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE: SESSION 2
October 11, 2019

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Course Number: P842-19
Credits: 6
Location: Wyndham Garden, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Registration Time: 8:00am
Course Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fee: DDS: $235; AUX: $130 (Lunch Provided)
Course Speakers: Various
Course Overview: Session 2 will cover topics, including: How gender differences in systemic and oral health affect patients’ treatment needs. Treatment aspects, namely (a) caries risk: prevention and management, (b) implants and peri-implantitis, and (c) orthodontic treatment for adults over 60 years of age. The session will commence on addressing communication issues with aging patients such as (a) communication with patients with mild, moderate or severe dementia and/or (b) communication with patients who are terminally ill or are grieving for the loss of their loved ones.

CE Land Tour to Portugal
October 25 - November 2, 2019

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Credits: 12
Location: Portugal
Course Speaker: Denis Lynch, DDS
Overview: The tour features the following lectures:
ORAL CANCER and RELATED PREMALIGNANCY: BIG TOBACCO’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS ABOUT “SAFE” ALTERNATIVES TO CIGARETTES
DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF RECURRENT ORAL ULCERS or IF I KNEW I WAS GOING TO SEE THIS STUFF, I WOULD HAVE STUDIED IT HARDER IN SCHOOL
INFECTIOUS HAZARDS IN DENTISTRY or WHAT YOU NEVER THOUGHT YOU’D HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT AFTER YOU PASSED NATIONAL BOARDS
SPIT HAPPENS (and sometimes it doesn’t): THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF SALIVARY GLAND DISEASE


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.