Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team



First Thursday evening of February, March & April 2017

Would you like treatment planning solutions for your patients with complex medical and dental problems?

University of Minnesota faculty and guest speakers can help you with your challenging treatment planning decisions. Participation in this case-based series will give you insights into a variety of dental disciplines that can improve your clinical results and also avoid patient complaints.

Conveniently scheduled in the evening, you will enjoy short programs, dinner, and interaction with colleagues, faculty, staff and students. You will want to take advantage of this low-cost/high-value continuing dental education opportunity created especially for you and your dental team.

This program is offered in partnership with the School of Dentistry Alumni Society.


You will enhance your knowledge in the assessment and treatment of:

  • common oral lesions. (February 2, 2017 – Dr. Michael Rohrer)
  • medically compromised patients. (March 2, 2017 – Dr. Reda Taleb)
  • endodontic conditions. (April 6, 2017 – Dr. Jeffrey Ryan)

Course Outline

6:00 PM - Registration and dinner
6:30 PM - Clinical cases presented
7:45 PM - Question and answer session
8:00 PM - Adjourn

Who Should Attend

Dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental assistants interested in keeping up to date with important, evolving practices in all areas of clinical dentistry.

Educational Methods

Illustrated presentation of clinical cases, discussion


Michael D. Rohrer, D.D.S., M.S., Professor, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Rohrer is a Diplomate and past president of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, as well a past president of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Dr. Rohrer served as the director of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at the University of Minnesota from 2000 to 2014 and maintained an active oral pathology practice for nearly 40 years before beginning phased retirement in 2014. 

Jeffrey L. Ryan, D.D.S., M.S., currently works in private practice with Endodontic Associates Limited in the Twin Cities. Dr. Ryan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and currently serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches in the graduate endodontic clinic.

Reda Taleb, D.M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Oral Surgery, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.


Here's what your colleagues have liked about previous Clinical Grand Rounds sessions:

"Case examples were very interesting and brought the information to life."

“Always happy with the speakers and I appreciate the online option!”

“Keep up the good work; very beneficial to the dental community.”

“Good refresher for daily practice.”

“Information that I can take back to the office and use.”

“Very interesting and informative.”

“Current practicing speakers with no conflict of interest.”

Previously Recorded Webcasts

A link to the recorded webcast presentations will be posted on our website Clinical Grand Rounds Recorded Sessions within a week of each session. When you view only this recorded version of a session, you may earn 1.5 hours of "elective" credit per session for Minnesota relicensure requirements. However, you will need to keep track of the date and time of your completion in case of a Board of Dentistry audit of your continuing dental education records.

PLEASE NOTE: When you attend a "live" presentation of Clinical Grand Rounds or a "live" webcast, you earn core continuing dental education credit in diagnosis and treatment planning and receive a certificate of attendance.


  • Final registration and dinner will begin at 6:00 PM.
  • The program will run from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

Course details

What to wear

We suggest that you bring a jacket or sweater to help you adjust to the seemingly inevitable changes in meeting room temperature.

Refund policy

A full refund will be issued if you cancel at least one week (five working days) before the program. If you cancel less than one week before the program, no refund will be issued. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account.

Parking & hotel

Directions & Map

Phillips-Wangensteen Building & Moos Health Sciences Tower
515 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Moos HS Tower is located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus, at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Harvard Street SE.

Phillips-Wangensteen Building and the Washington Avenue Parking Ramp.


Parking is available in the Washington Avenue Ramp. The Washington Avenue Ramp is located at 501 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Because of the low tuition rate, parking is not included for this series.


List of hotels near campus.

How to register

  • Mail in your registration form along with your check or credit card information.
  • Call us at 612-625-1418 or 800-685-1418 and use your credit card to register.
  • Fax your registration form and credit card information to 612-624-8159.

Register online

Please register at least two weeks prior to each course date.


$30 per session

$20 per session, School of Dentistry Alumni Society Member


1.5 hours per session

Minnesota Credits
1.5 core per session (Diagnosis & Treatment Planning)


6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


2-470 Phillips Wangensteen Building

Webcast Sites
Bemidji, Minnesota
Cook, Minnesota
Duluth, Minnesota
Hibbing, Minnesota
Moorhead, Minnesota
Willmar, Minnesota
Madison, Wisconsin

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