School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

Providing timely and practical continuing education for dental professionals

Courses by Subject

Courses by Subject

Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.>

Anxiety and Pain Control

Local Anesthesia: A Hands-on Training Program
Increase productivity and decrease workday stress for both you and your patients by receiving comprehensive training in local anesthesia delivery for the dental hygienist.

Local Anesthesia Refresher: A Hands-on Review
Master your most challenging injections with one-on-one clinical guidance in this targeted course.

Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Inhalation Sedation: A Training Program
Earn certification and build your confidence and skill in the administration of nitrous oxide.

Dental Assisting

50th Annual Dental Assistants’ Seminar
Fulfill your professional development requirements in just two days and obtain up-to-date information relevant to dental assistants.

Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Inhalation Sedation: A Training Program
Earn certification and build your confidence and skill in the administration of nitrous oxide. 

Restorative Expanded Functions: An 80-Hour Training Program
Receive the clinical training required of licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform restorative expanded functions in the state of Minnesota.

Winter Dental Assistants’ Seminar
Benefit from six practical updates focused on interests that are unique to dental assistants.

Dental Hygiene

Contemporary Periodontal Management Protocols & Soft Tissue Diode Laser Certification for the Dental Hygienist
Receive the latest recommended protocols for periodontal patient management and complete the training needed for soft tissue diode laser certification for the dental hygienist.

Dental Hygiene Refresher: A Hands-on Program
Learn all of the clinically relevant information that you need to know for traditional dental hygiene practice and refresh your clinical skills on real patients.

Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar
Reunite with colleagues and friends as you benefit from six succinct updates specifically targeted to the dental hygiene practitioner.

In-office Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy Implementation & Calibration: A Customized Program
Calibrate your office’s periodontal practitioners through this customized best practices approach to non-surgical periodontal patient management.

Local Anesthesia: A Hands-on Training Program
Increase productivity and decrease workday stress for both you and your patients by receiving comprehensive training in local anesthesia delivery for the dental hygienist.

Local Anesthesia Refresher: A Hands-on Review
Master your most challenging injections with one-on-one clinical guidance in this targeted course.

Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Inhalation Sedation: A Training Program
Earn certification and build your confidence and skill in the administration of nitrous oxide.

Restorative Expanded Functions: An 80-Hour Training Program
Receive the clinical training required of licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform restorative expanded functions in the state of Minnesota. 

Dental Implants

Implant Supported Prosthesis Utilizing the All-on-4™ Treatment Concept: A Hands-on Program
Expand your knowledge of the implant supported prosthesis utilizing the All-on-4™ treatment concept and gain hands-on experience with the procedural steps for denture conversion and the final prosthesis.

Simulated Implant Surgical and Prosthetic Treatment: Course Three - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Obtain integrated surgical and prosthetic implant experience utilizing state-of-the-art patient simulation.

Dental Lasers

New Materials, Technologies & Laser Training
Learn how to get the most from contemporary restorative materials and technologies and also obtain certification in the use of dental lasers.

Dental Recordkeeping

Fall Recordkeeping Workshop for the Dental Team

Determine whether your dental recordkeeping system satisfies the Minnesota Board of Dentistry requirements.

Spring Recordkeeping Workshop for the Dental Team
Determine whether your dental recordkeeping system satisfies the Minnesota Board of Dentistry requirements.

Dental Technology

New Materials, Technologies & Laser Training
Learn how to get the most from contemporary restorative materials and technologies and also obtain certification in the use of dental lasers.

Dental Trauma

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Dental Trauma
Build confidence in developing treatment plans for patients who present with traumatic dental injuries.

Esthetics

Advanced Composite Restorations: Course Two - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II 

Build your confidence and skill with contour strip isolation and all of the steps from cavity preparation to finishing of complex anterior and posterior composite restorations.

Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment Planning & Photography: Course One - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Refine your skills with digital photography and occlusal records and advance your clinical judgment in the diagnosis and treatment planning of complex restorative, esthetic and implant patient cases.

Advanced Occlusion & TMD—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Enhance your knowledge and skill in treating complex restorative and esthetic cases that involve TMD and occlusal concerns.

Advanced Patient Treatment - Direct & Indirect Restorations and Implant Placement & Restoration: Course Four - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Advance your clinical skills while providing restorative, esthetic and implant treatment on patients under the guidance of skillful clinicians/teachers.

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Navigating the Esthetic Zone
Build confidence in evaluating and developing treatment plans for patients requiring prosthetics in the esthetic zone.

Integration of Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics
Discover how to achieve predictable results and long-term success with ceramic restorations.

New Materials, Technologies & Laser Training
Learn how to get the most from contemporary restorative materials and technologies and also obtain certification in the use of dental lasers.

Occlusion: Current Concepts & Practical Solutions
Develop your understanding of occlusion and discover practical approaches to managing occlusal concerns faced in daily practice.

Occlusion & Function—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level I - Lecture/Laboratory Series
Build the restorative, esthetic and implant side of your practice through pointers from world-renowned speakers and hands-on workshops using contemporary materials and techniques.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II—The Patient Series
Take your restorative and esthetic dentistry to the next level through mentored patient experiences with direct and indirect esthetic restorations and surgical placement and restoration of implants.

Simulated Implant Surgical and Prosthetic Treatment: Course Three - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Obtain integrated surgical and prosthetic implant experience utilizing state-of-the-art patient simulation.

General Dentistry

Fall Core Competency Day for the Dental Team
Satisfy your core competency requirement for Minnesota re-licensure while receiving timely updates that are immediately applicable to your clinical practice.

Spring Core Competency Day for the Dental Team
Complete your core competency requirements for re-licensure receiving valuable information on: 1) infection control/OSHA, 2) ethics, 3) management of medical emergencies, and 4) patient communication.

Geriatric Dentistry

Clinical Practicum in Geriatrics & Long-Term Care
Benefit from individualized clinical rotations in geriatric care.

Miniresidency in Nursing Home and Long-term Care for the Dental Team
Obtain the specialized knowledge and systems needed to care for patients in long-term care settings.

Immunization

Immunization Delivery for Dentists
Provide an all-new service to your patients – learn to safely deliver influenza vaccine in a dental setting under Minnesota’s new state statute.

Hospital Dentistry

Individualized Instruction in Hospital Dentistry
Gain one-on-one instruction and practical experience in delivering dental services in a hospital setting.

Infection Control

Health, Safety & Infection Control in Dentistry: A 2015 Update
Ensure your practice is in compliance with today’s infection control guidelines and OSHA standards by attending this information-packed, single day course.

Occlusion

Advanced Occlusion & TMD—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Enhance your knowledge and skill in treating complex restorative and esthetic cases that involve TMD and occlusal concerns.

Occlusion: Current Concepts & Practical Solutions
Develop your understanding of occlusion and discover practical approaches to managing occlusal concerns faced in daily practice.

Occlusion & Function—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

15th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review
Obtain a convenient and intensive review of the most current oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.

Contemporary Topics in Oral Surgery for Everyday Practice: Duluth, Minnesota
Enjoy the charming port city of Duluth while you collect clinical pearls on the assessment and management of oral surgical patients.

Office Oral Surgery: A Guided Experience for the General Dentist
Develop your oral surgical skills during closely supervised patient treatment.

Oral Diagnosis

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team
Earn core competency credit and gain insights on your difficult treatment planning decisions.

Oral Medicine

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Discover treatment planning solutions for your patients with medical and dental problems associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Oral Pathology

7th Annual Oral Pathology Institute for Educators
Enhance your oral pathology knowledge base and teaching techniques with help from nationally recognized experts in oral pathology instruction.

Oral Pathology: A Practical Review & Update
Develop your capacity to diagnose and manage oral pathological lesions with the help of highly regarded pathologist, Dr. John Kalmar.

Oral Radiography

New Materials, Technologies & Laser Training
Learn how to get the most from contemporary restorative materials and technologies and also obtain certification in the use of dental lasers.

Pediatric Dentistry

9th Annual Robert J. Feigal Symposium: Pediatric Dentistry & Medicine—A Dynamic Synergy
Receive expert advice on the oral health management of children with special health care needs.

Miniresidency in Pediatric Dentistry
Gain hands-on experience with a wide range of services for your pediatric patients.

Periodontology

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Periodontics
Build confidence in developing treatment plans for periodontally involved patients.

Contemporary Periodontal Management Protocols & Soft Tissue Diode Laser Certification for the Dental Hygienist
Receive the latest recommended protocols for periodontal patient management and complete the training needed for soft tissue diode laser certification for the dental hygienist.

Extraction Site & Ridge Preservation: A Hands-on Workshop for the General Dentist
Improve prosthetic and esthetic results for your patients by learning to manage post-extraction defects in this practical ridge preservation workshop.

In-office Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy Implementation & Calibration: A Customized Program
Calibrate your office’s periodontal practitioners through this customized best practices approach to non-surgical periodontal patient management.

Practice Management

21st Annual Practice Management Symposium: Love Dentistry, Wow Your Patients, and Watch Your Practice Grow
Recharge your love of dentistry and gain priceless practice management tips from the most dynamic dentist duo on the national stage, The Madow Brothers.

Prosthodontics

Implant Supported Prosthesis Utilizing the All-on-4™ Treatment Concept: A Hands-on Program
Expand your knowledge of the implant supported prosthesis utilizing the All-on-4™ treatment concept and gain hands-on experience with the procedural steps for denture conversion and the final prosthesis.

Integration of Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics
Discover how to achieve predictable results and long-term success with ceramic restorations.

Providing Quality Affordable Dentures: A Patient Participation Program

Increase your speed and skill with fabricating dentures and decrease your frustration with denture patients.

Restorative Dentistry

Advanced Composite Restorations: Course Two - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II 

Build your confidence and skill with contour strip isolation and all of the steps from cavity preparation to finishing of complex anterior and posterior composite restorations.

Advanced Diagnosis, Treatment Planning & Photography: Course One - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Refine your skills with digital photography and occlusal records and advance your clinical judgment in the diagnosis and treatment planning of complex restorative, esthetic and implant patient cases.

Advanced Patient Treatment - Direct & Indirect Restorations and Implant Placement & Restoration: Course Four - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Advance your clinical skills while providing restorative, esthetic and implant treatment on patients under the guidance of skillful clinicians/teachers.

Integration of Esthetic Dentistry and Prosthodontics
Discover how to achieve predictable results and long-term success with ceramic restorations.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level I - Lecture/Laboratory Series
Build the restorative, esthetic and implant side of your practice through pointers from world-renowned speakers and hands-on workshops using contemporary materials and techniques.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II - The Patient Series
Take your restorative and esthetic dentistry to the next level through mentored patient experiences with direct and indirect esthetic restorations and surgical placement and restoration of implants.

Restorative Expanded Functions: An 80-Hour Training Program
Receive the clinical training required of licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform restorative expanded functions in the state of Minnesota.

Simulated Implant Surgical and Prosthetic Treatment: Course Three - Postgraduate Program in Contemporary, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry: Level II
Obtain integrated surgical and prosthetic implant experience utilizing state-of-the-art patient simulation.

TM Disorders

Advanced Occlusion & TMD—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Enhance your knowledge and skill in treating complex restorative and esthetic cases that involve TMD and occlusal concerns.

TMD and Orofacial Pain Miniresidency
Come away with patient experience and new confidence in the diagnosis and treatment planning of temporomandibular disorders that can be applied immediately to your practice.

Travel Program

Contemporary Topics in Oral Surgery for Everyday Practice: Duluth, Minnesota
Enjoy the charming port city of Duluth while you collect clinical pearls on the assessment and management of oral surgical patients.

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