School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

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Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry

Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry

A postgraduate program for general dentists worldwide 

PLEASE NOTE: After 20 years, we are beginning to phase out the Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry. 2016-2017 will be the last year that you will be able to attend the Level I Lecture/Laboratory Series, a prerequisite for the 500-hour certificate program. If you participate in the final 2016-2017 final Level I Series, you still have the opportunity to take the Level II Patient Series and complete all requirements for the 500-hour university-based Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry.

500-hour Certificate Program Requirements

 

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level I—Lecture/Laboratory Series
1) November 11-13, 2016; 2) January 13-15, 2017; 3) February 10-12, 2017; 4) April 7-9, 2017; and 5) May 5-7, 2017
2016-2017 WILL BE THE FINAL OFFERING OF THE LEVEL I SERIES.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II—The Patient Series
1) November 11-13, 2016; 2) January 13-15, 2017; 3) January 26-28, 2017 at the Zimmer Institute in Carlsbad, California; 4) February 10-12, 2017; and 5) April 7-9, 2017
THE LEVEL II PATIENT SERIES (THAT INCLUDES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR SURGICAL IMPLANT PLACEMENT) WILL BE HELD IN 2016-2017 AND THE FINAL OFFERING IN 2017-2018

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic Dentistry: Level III—The Modular Series
(A total of 7 modules)
THE LEVEL III MODULES WILL BE EACH BE OFFERED ONE MORE TIME THROUGH 2019.

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is pleased to offer a Postgraduate “Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry” designed for general dentists worldwide. Dentists may earn a university certificate in contemporary restorative and esthetic dentistry in addition to mastership credit for the Academy of General Dentistry and continuing education credit for relicensure requirements. It is a part-time program held primarily on weekends requiring minimal time taken away from practice. 

Certificate Program requirements for individuals who successfully completed the Level I Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic Dentistry series prior to October 2015.

Certificate Program requirements for individuals entering the Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry Level I series beginning in October 2015.

If you have any question regarding the Certificate Program requirements, please contact Marie Baudek at 612-625-9439 or by email at baude001@umn.edu.

Admission

Dentists may apply for admission to the Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry after successful completion of the Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level I. Applicants must have received a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree from an accredited U.S. institution. Internationally trained dentists with comparable degrees from recognized colleges may also apply for admission. Applications can be submitted and will be reviewed throughout the year. Dentists may enter the program in any semester. For more information call Continuing Dental Education at (800) 685-1418 or (612) 625-1418.

Payment Options

If you register for one module, a $595 deposit is due at the time of registration with the balance due before the program begins. If you register for two or more modules concurrently, the combined tuition is reduced based on the following schedule:

  • 2 modules $150 discount
  • 3 modules $250 discount
  • 4 modules $375 discount

A customized installment plan may be set up for you at the time of registration. The amount and intervals of the installments will be determined by the combination of modules that you have selected.

Discover the potential impact on your practice – learn about Dr. Ted Murray’s experience as he completed the Certificate Program in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry.

 

 

 

 

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