Courses

Calendar of courses

Check out our exciting offerings held each month. Click on the course titles for additional information and registration.  

July

July 16-August 17, 2018 

Dental Hygiene Refresher:  An Online & Hands-on Clinical Program
 (Online Learning Component)
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.

July 21-22, 2018

Duluth 2018: Insights in Today’s Orthodontic & Pediatric Practice
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

August

August 9-12, 2018

Miniresidency in Prosthodontics: Advances and Innovations in Restorative and Implant Dentistry
Discover the current information and treatment modalities in the restoration of patients needing crowns, veneers, dentures, and implants, using technology-driven treatment protocols.

August 10-11, 2018

53rd Annual Dental Assistants’ Seminar
Fulfill your professional development requirements in just two days and obtain up-to-date information relevant to dental assistants.

August 20-23, 2018

Dental Hygiene Refresher:  An Online & Hands-on Clinical Program
 (Hands-on Clinical Component)
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.

August 24, 2018

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

August 25-26, 2018

18th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review
Obtain a convenient and intensive review of the most current oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.

September

September 7, 2018

Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar: A Road Map to RDH Life/work Balance
Discover how to create value both in communication and services that will raise the bar and attain loyalty from your patients, leaving you with energy to enjoy both your clinical and your personal lives.

September 7-8, 2018

Three-appointment Dentures: A Hands-on Workshop
Increase your skill and efficiency while decreasing your frustration with denture fabrication. 

September 14, 2018

12th Annual Robert J. Feigal Symposium: New Horizons in Children’s Dental Care
Receive advanced knowledge on the state of stem cells in oral health, advancements in dental pulp tissue engineering, ethical decision making in diagnosis and treatment planning, and up-to-the-minute information on anesthesia in children.

Feigal Evening of Pediatric Oral Health Innovation & Networking
Network with pediatric oral health care professionals from across the U.S. and learn about Yonder—an interactive, virtual app—one of the innovative ideas in pediatric dentistry communications today.

September 21, 2018

Oral Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Post-therapeutic Management
Join our experts for a review of oral cancer and receive practical recommendations for screening patients in the general practice setting.

September 21-23, 2018

Contemporary Removable Partial Dentures: A Lecture & Hands-on Program
Refresh your knowledge and skills in working with partial dentures and gain tips on esthetic clasping and other contemporary techniques.

September 22, 2018

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this newly designed, innovative course.

September 25-October 2, 2018

Travel & Learn: Lisbon, Portugal
Advance your dental practice while taking pleasure in the diverse, historic beauty of Portugal.  

September 28, 2018

Fall Mandatory & Core Training for the Entire Dental Team
Fulfill your core professional development requirements in one day and obtain up-to-date information relevant to your dental practice.

October

October 5, 2018

Your Team’s Complete 3-ring Binder for OSHA, Safety & Infection Control
A one-day course that will ensure your practice’s safety and infection control measures are both effective and up-to-date.

October 6, 2018

Gingival Displacement & Soft Tissue Management: A Training Program
Obtain the training required of Minnesota licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform gingival displacement procedures on patients.

October 12-13, 2018

Digital Workflow: Concepts, Equipment, Materials, Skills and Economic Considerations
Learn to assess various digital innovations—thinking through the types of materials utilized, needed skills, and economic considerations—benefiting your patients and practice over the next decade and well beyond.

October 12-14, 2018

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

October 17-20, 2018

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

October 17-20, 2018

Orthodontic & Periodontal Esthetics—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III

Learn how to provide more periodontal and orthodontic services in your practice that support your restorative and esthetic dentistry.

October 19, 2018

Next Generation Smile Esthetics for the Dental Team
Discover advanced technologies in orthodontics, bone and tooth movement and what is possible concerning esthetic enhancement, taking a visual journey through hundreds of observations from many treated orthodontic cases and esthetic outcomes.

October 19-20, 2018

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

October 22-23, 2018

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

November

November 9, 2018

Winter Dental Assistants’ Seminar: Today’s Dental Assistant—Leader, Doer, Trendsetter
Join our energetic and knowledgeable presenter, Tija Hunter, as she shares some new tricks of the trade during a unique event focused on you and your career.

November 16-17, 2018

Anterior Composite Artistry: Seminar & Workshop
Develop your artistic skills in anterior composites, while ensuring you make the best material selection for long-term patient outcomes.

December

December 7, 2018

Winter Mandatory & Core Training for the Entire Dental Team
During this quick-moving, one-day program, you fulfill the core and mandatory credits needed to maintain your Minnesota dental license. 

 

Courses by subject

Anxiety and Pain Control

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.

Opiates: Preventing Addiction & Managing Pain: An Online Course
Improve your ability to manage patients' pain with prescription medications without enabling abuse.

Dental Anatomy

Head & Neck Anatomy: The Skeletal Structures
Obtain a review of the skeletal structures of the head and neck through this self-study course designed for all dental professionals. 

Dental Assisting

53rd Annual Dental Assistants’ Seminar
Fulfill your professional development requirements in just two days and obtain up-to-date information relevant to dental assistants.

Gingival Displacement & Soft Tissue Management: A Training Program
Obtain the training required of Minnesota licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform gingival displacement procedures on patients.

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

Winter Dental Assistants’ Seminar: Today’s Dental Assistant—Leader, Doer, Trendsetter
Join our energetic and knowledgeable presenter, Tija Hunter, as she shares some new tricks of the trade during a unique event focused on you and your career.

Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene Refresher:  An Online & Hands-on Clinical 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: A Road Map to RDH Life/work Balance
Discover how to create value both in communication and services that will raise the bar and attain loyalty from your patients, leaving you with energy to enjoy both your clinical and your personal lives.

Gingival Displacement & Soft Tissue Management: A Training Program
Obtain the training required of Minnesota licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform gingival displacement procedures on patients.

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 Implants

Miniresidency in Prosthodontics: Advances and Innovations in Restorative and Implant Dentistry
Discover the current information and treatment modalities in the restoration of patients needing crowns, veneers, dentures, and implants, using technology-driven treatment protocols.

Dental Recordkeeping

Risk Management Through Recordkeeping: Applying Minnesota’s Minimum Recordkeeping Standards - An Online Course
This online course will help you lower your malpractice risk by showing you how to create a dental record that meets Minnesota’s minimum standards recordkeeping.

Risk Management Through Recordkeeping: Applying Minnesota’s Minimum Recordkeeping Standards – A Text-based Course
Ensure that your recordkeeping practices meet the minimum standards set by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry by completing this text-based self-study course.

Esthetic Dentistry

Anterior Composite Artistry: Seminar & Workshop
Develop your artistic skills in anterior composites, while ensuring you make the best material selection for long-term patient outcomes.

Contemporary Removable Partial Dentures: A Lecture & Hands-on Program
Refresh your knowledge and skills in working with partial dentures and gain tips on esthetic clasping and other contemporary techniques.

Digital Workflow: Concepts, Equipment, Materials, Skills and Economic Considerations
Learn to assess various digital innovations—thinking through the types of materials utilized, needed skills, and economic considerations—benefiting your patients and practice over the next decade and well beyond.

Next Generation Smile Esthetics for the Dental Team
Discover advanced technologies in orthodontics, bone and tooth movement and what is possible concerning esthetic enhancement, taking a visual journey through hundreds of observations from many treated orthodontic cases and esthetic outcomes.

Orthodontic & Periodontal Esthetics—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III

Learn how to provide more periodontal and orthodontic services in your practice that support your restorative and esthetic dentistry.

General Dentistry 

Fall Mandatory & Core Training for the Entire Dental Team
During the September 2018 course, fulfill your core professional development requirements in one day and obtain up-to-date information relevant to your dental practice.

Winter Mandatory & Core Training for the Entire Dental Team
During this quick-moving, one-day program, you fulfill the core and mandatory credits needed to maintain your Minnesota dental license. 

Geriatric Dentistry

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

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

Hospital Dentistry

Individualized Instruction in Hospital Dentistry
Receive expert guidance on delivering dental services in a hospital setting.

Immunization Delivery

Comprehensive Immunization Delivery for Dentists: An Online Course
Receive the training required by Minnesota licensed dentists in order to administer influenza vaccinations to patients 19 years of age or older.

Basic Immunization Delivery for Dentists: An Online Course
Receive the training required by Minnesota licensed dentists in order to administer influenza vaccinations to patients 19 years of age or older.

Infection Contol

Your Team’s Complete 3-ring Binder for OSHA, Safety & Infection Control
A one-day course that will ensure your practice’s safety and infection control measures are both effective and up-to-date.

Nutrition

Diet & Oral Health: An Online Course
Receive timely updates on the link between diet and oral health from caries expert, Dr. Gary Hildebrandt.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

18th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review
Obtain a convenient and intensive review of the most current oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.

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

Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Post-therapeutic Management
Join our experts for a review of oral cancer and receive practical recommendations for screening patients in the general practice setting.

Oral Medicine

Oral Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Post-therapeutic Management
Join our experts for a review of oral cancer and receive practical recommendations for screening patients in the general practice setting.

Oral Pathology

Oral Cancer: Detection, Treatment and Post-therapeutic Management
Join our experts for a review of oral cancer and receive practical recommendations for screening patients in the general practice setting.

Oral Radiology

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this newly designed, innovative course.

Orthodontics

Duluth 2018: Insights in Today’s Orthodontic & Pediatric Practice
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

Next Generation Smile Esthetics for the Dental Team
Discover advanced technologies in orthodontics, bone and tooth movement and what is possible concerning esthetic enhancement, taking a visual journey through hundreds of observations from many treated orthodontic cases and esthetic outcomes.

Orthodontic & Periodontal Esthetics—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III

Learn how to provide more periodontal and orthodontic services in your practice that support your restorative and esthetic dentistry.

Pediatric Dentistry

12th Annual Robert J. Feigal Symposium: New Horizons in Children’s Dental Care
Receive advanced knowledge on the state of stem cells in oral health, advancements in dental pulp tissue engineering, ethical decision making in diagnosis and treatment planning, and up-to-the-minute information on anesthesia in children.

Duluth 2018: Insights in Today’s Orthodontic & Pediatric Practice
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

Feigal Evening of Pediatric Oral Health Innovation & Networking
Network with pediatric oral health care professionals from across the U.S. and learn about Yonder—an interactive, virtual app—one of the innovative ideas in pediatric dentistry communications today.

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

Periodontology

Orthodontic & Periodontal Esthetics—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III

Learn how to provide more periodontal and orthodontic services in your practice that support your restorative and esthetic dentistry.

Pharmacology

Opiates: Preventing Addiction & Managing Pain—An Online Course
Discover strategies to decrease the risk of opioid addiction when treating patients with pain along with ways to treat acute pain in patients with opioid addition.

Prosthodontics

Contemporary Removable Partial Dentures: A Lecture & Hands-on Program
Refresh your knowledge and skills in working with partial dentures and gain tips on esthetic clasping and other contemporary techniques.

Miniresidency in Prosthodontics: Advances and Innovations in Restorative and Implant Dentistry
Discover the current information and treatment modalities in the restoration of patients needing crowns, veneers, dentures, and implants, using technology-driven treatment protocols.

Three-appointment Dentures: A Hands-on Workshop
Increase your skill and efficiency while decreasing your frustration with denture fabrication. 

Restorative Dentistry

Digital Workflow: Concepts, Equipment, Materials, Skills and Economic Considerations
Learn to assess various digital innovations—thinking through the types of materials utilized, needed skills, and economic considerations—benefiting your patients and practice over the next decade and well beyond.

Gingival Displacement & Soft Tissue Management: A Training Program
Obtain the training required of Minnesota licensed dental assistants and dental hygienists to perform gingival displacement procedures on patients.

Miniresidency in Prosthodontics: Advances and Innovations in Restorative and Implant Dentistry
Discover the current information and treatment modalities in the restoration of patients needing crowns, veneers, dentures, and implants, using technology-driven treatment protocols.

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.

Travel Program

Duluth 2018: Insights in Today’s Orthodontic & Pediatric Practice
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

Travel & Learn: Lisbon, Portugal
Advance your dental practice while taking pleasure in the diverse, historic beauty of Portugal.