School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

Providing timely and practical continuing education for dental professionals

Online Dental Continuing Education and Independent Study Courses

Online Courses


Opiates: Preventing Addiction and Managing Pain -- An Online Course

3 credit hours. Minnesota credits: 2 fundamental, 1 core (diagnosis & treatment planning)


Diet & Oral Health: An Online Course

2 credit hours. Minnesota credits: 2 core (diagnosis & treatment planning)

 Independent Study Courses


Medical History Evaluation and Management of Medical Emergencies

12 credit hours. Minnesota credits: 12 core (management of medical emergencies)

  Head and Neck Anatomy on CD-ROM

Unit One: Osteology of the Skull
Unit Two: Cranial Nerves
Unit Three: Muscles

5 credit hours per course. Minnesota credits: 5 fundamental


Head and Neck Anatomy: The Skeletal Structures

5 credit hours. Minnesota credits: 5 fundamental


Risk Management Through Recordkeeping: Applying Minnesota's Minimum Recordkeeping Standards

2 credit hours. Minnesota credits: 2 core (recordkeeping)

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

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