School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

Providing timely and practical continuing education for dental professionals

What's New in Dentistry

What's New in Dentistry

Friday, January 24, 2014

You can keep current with the latest trends in dentistry through this popular annual course.

You will benefit from the volume and variety of information relevant to your daily practice. The rapid pace of this continuing dental education program will hold your attention and enable coverage of many new ideas in dentistry today. Eight university-based speakers will share current information and answer your specific questions related to: 1) digital advances in removable prosthodontics, 2) clinical uses of dentinal desensitization products, 3) MRI use in dentistry, 4) the Affordable Care Act and dentistry, 5) ceramic restorative materials, 6) dental implants, 7) revised water fluoridation recommendations, and 8) oral side effects of medications.

Benefits/Objectives

Join us and discover how to:

  • assess new techniques and digital technologies for removable prosthodontic procedures.
  • improve strength of resin bonding and disinfect cavity preparations.
  • recognize the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in dentistry.
  • identify the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the practice of dentistry.
  • determine when to bond and when to cement ceramic restorative materials.
  • evaluate new dental implant surface designs.
  • describe the pending changes to water fluoride levels and the implications to clinical practice.
  • identify medications that have potential oral side effects.
Who Should Attend

Dentists and dental team members who want to keep up to date with the latest science, regulations, plus new materials and technologies impacting clinical dental practice.

Educational Methods

Illustrated lectures and panel discussions.

Speakers

Luis F. Delima, D.D.S., F.A.C.P, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Robert D. Grady, D.D.S., F.A.C.P., Associate Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Raj Gopalakrishnan, B.D.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Robert S. Jones, D.D.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Thomas D. Larson, D.D.S., M.S.D., Associate Professor, Division of Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Donald R. Nixdorf, D.D.S., M.S., Associate Professor and Director of Advanced Education Program in Orofacial Pain, Division of TMD and Orofacial Pain, Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.

Sheila Riggs, D.D.S., DMSc., Associate Professor, Division of Dental Public Health and Chair, Department of Primary Dental Care, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Dr. Riggs also leads health policy initiatives for the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center.

Wook-Jin Seong, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics.

Testimonials

Here’s what past participants liked about the program:

“Obtained very helpful information for my practice.”

“Great diversity and very interesting/relevant topics.”

“I always like this course. It seems to be significantly more popular each year.”

“Variety of evidence-based topics presented by experts.”

“This was an excellent CE course.”

“I love coming to CE courses at the University of Minnesota. I will be back for more!”
 

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