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Calendar of courses

Lecture and participation courses are indexed in chronological order. Each course has its own information page which can be accessed by clicking on the course title.  

July

July 15-16, 2017

Clinical Pharmacology in Dentistry: A 2017 Update - Duluth, Minnesota
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

August

August 11-12, 2017

52nd Annual Dental Assistants’ Seminar
Fulfill your professional development requirements in just two days and obtain up-to-date information relevant to dental assistants.

August 19-20, 2017

17th Annual Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Review
Obtain a convenient and intensive review of the most current oral and maxillofacial literature and practice.

September

September 8, 2017

Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar
Benefit from six practical updates focused on interests that are unique to dental hygienists.

September 8-9, 2017

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

September 15, 2017

11th Annual Robert J. Feigal Symposium: Clinical Updates in Children’s Dental Care
Receive clinical tips on adhesive dentistry, oral surgical procedures and on diagnosing and managing common oral lesions in children.

September 16, 2017

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this practical hands-on technique course.

September 22, 2017

The Bottom Line on Tooth Bleaching 2017
Receive the most up-to-date information on bleaching for all ages and dental conditions from dentistry’s leading authority on tooth whitening.

September 23, 2017

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.

September 23-25, 2017

Occlusion & Function: Evaluation and Restoration of the Worn Dentition
Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.

September 29, 2017

Interpreting Cone Beam CT Images: An Interactive Workshop 
Gain hands-on training in cone beam image interpretation from two highly qualified oral and maxillofacial radiologists.

October

October 5, 2017

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Pediatric Dentistry
Enhance your ability to recognize pediatric patients needing referrals for dental treatment under moderate sedation. 

October 6, 2017

23rd Annual Practice Management Symposium: A Pathway to Sustained Practice Growth and Success
Grow your practice through sound business principles that will help improve case acceptance, retain more patients and boost new patient referrals.

October 6-8, 2017

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

October 7, 2017

Infection Control Update: From Guidelines to Compliance
A one-day course that will ensure your practice’s safety and infection control measures are both effective and up-to-date.

October 11-14, 2017

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 13-15, 2017

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.

October 20-21, 2017

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

October 23-24, 2017

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

October 27, 2017

Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions: An Interactive Lecture Program
Receive a clinically focused oral pathology review and improve your capacity to detect and diagnose oral cancer and other oral diseases.

October 28, 2017

Increased Success Through Restorative Endodontics: A Lecture & Hands-on Workshop
Obtain hands-on experience with cutting edge endodontic technology and techniques. 

November


November 2, 2017

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Dental Implants
Enhance your knowledge in diagnosing and treating peri-implantitis and ailing implants.

November 3, 2017

Dental & Medical Management Updates for an Aging Population
Obtain valuable insights on how to provide safe and effective treatment for your older adult patients that present with complex medical and cognitive issues. 

November 4, 2017

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

November 10-12, 2017; January 12-14, February 16-18, and April 6-8, 2018

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic 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.

November 17, 2017

Fall Core Competency Day
Fulfill your core professional development requirements in one day and obtain up-to-date information relevant to your dental practice.

January

January 12-14, 2018

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

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.

 

 

 

Courses by subject

Anxiety and Pain Control

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

Dental Anatomy

Head and 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

52nd 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.

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this practical hands-on technique course.

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

Removal of Bond Material with Rotary Instrumentation: A Hands-On Program
Learn how to efficiently remove bond material from orthodontically bonded teeth while protecting the enamel and tissue. 

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

Dental Hygiene

Fall Dental Hygiene Seminar
Benefit from six practical updates focused on interests that are unique to dental hygienists.

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.

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.

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this practical hands-on technique course.

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

Removal of Bond Material with Rotary Instrumentation: A Hands-On Program
Learn how to efficiently remove bond material from orthodontically bonded teeth while protecting the enamel and tissue. 

Dental Implants

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Dental Implants
Enhance your knowledge in diagnosing and treating peri-implantitis and ailing implants.

Dental Implants & Esthetic Dentistry—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Develop your knowledge and skills in treatment planning, placing and restoring contemporary dental implants. 

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.

Endodontics

Increased Success Through Restorative Endodontics: A Lecture & Hands-on Workshop
Obtain hands-on experience with cutting edge endodontic technology and techniques. 

Esthetics

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

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.

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

Occlusion & Function: Evaluation and Restoration of the Worn Dentition—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.

New Materials, Technologies & Laser Training—Postgraduate Program in Contemporary & Esthetic Dentistry: Level III
Learn how to get the most from contemporary restorative materials and technologies and also obtain certification in the use of dental lasers.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic 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.

The Bottom Line on Tooth Bleaching 2017
Receive the most up-to-date information on bleaching for all ages and dental conditions from dentistry’s leading authority on tooth whitening.

General Dentistry 

Fall Core Competency Day
Fulfill your core professional development requirements in one day and obtain up-to-date information relevant to your dental practice.

The Bottom Line on Tooth Bleaching 2017
Receive the most up-to-date information on bleaching for all ages and dental conditions from dentistry’s leading authority on tooth whitening.

Geriatric Dentistry

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

Dental & Medical Management Updates for an Aging Population
Obtain valuable insights on how to provide safe and effective treatment for your older adult patients that present with complex medical and cognitive issues. 

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 Control

Infection Control Update: From Guidelines to Compliance
A one-day course that will ensure your practice’s safety and infection control measures are both effective and up-to-date.

Medical Emergency Management

Medical History Evaluation and Management of Medical Emergencies
Receive a general review and evaluation of medical conditions and medical emergencies you may encounter during the delivery of dental care.

Nutrition

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

Occlusion

Occlusion & Function: Evaluation and Restoration of the Worn Dentition
Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

17th 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 Diagnosis

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

Oral Pathology

Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions: An Interactive Lecture Program
Receive a clinically focused oral pathology review and improve your capacity to detect and diagnose oral cancer and other oral diseases.

Oral Radiography

Interpreting Cone Beam CT Images: An Interactive Workshop (Fall 2017)
Gain hands-on training in cone beam image interpretation from two highly qualified oral and maxillofacial radiologists.

Mastering Digital Full-mouth & Panoramic Radiographic Technique: A Hands-on Program
Improve your digital radiographic images with this practical hands-on technique course.

Orthodontics

Removal of Bond Material with Rotary Instrumentation: A Hands-On Program
Learn how to efficiently remove bond material from orthodontically bonded teeth while protecting the enamel and tissue.

Pediatric Dentistry

11th Annual Robert J. Feigal Symposium: Clinical Updates in Children’s Dental Care
Receive clinical tips on adhesive dentistry, oral surgical procedures and on diagnosing and managing common oral lesions in children.

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Pediatric Dentistry
Enhance your ability to recognize pediatric patients needing referrals for dental treatment under moderate sedation. 

Miniresidency in Pediatric Dentistry (Fall 2017)
Gain hands-on experience with a wide range of services for your pediatric patients.

Periodontology

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team: Dental Implants
Enhance your knowledge in diagnosing and treating peri-implantitis and ailing implants.

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.

Pharmacology

Clinical Pharmacology in Dentistry: A 2017 Update - Duluth, Minnesota
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice. 

Opiates: Preventing Addiction and 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.

Practice Management

23rd Annual Practice Management Symposium: A Pathway to Sustained Practice Growth and Success
Grow your practice through sound business principles that will help improve case acceptance, retain more patients and boost new patient referrals.

Prosthodontics

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

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

Restorative Dentistry

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

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.

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.

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 & Function: Evaluation and Restoration of the Worn Dentition
Build your knowledge and skill with occlusion and function that will in turn increase your long-term restorative success.

Postgraduate Program in Contemporary and Esthetic 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. 

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

Clinical Pharmacology in Dentistry: A 2017 Update - Duluth, Minnesota
Enjoy a weekend on the shores of Lake Superior and obtain clinically relevant information for your practice.