Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team

Clinical Grand Rounds for the Dental Team

First Thursday evening of October & November 2017

Would you like treatment planning solutions for your patients with complex medical and dental problems?

University of Minnesota faculty and guest speakers can help you with your challenging treatment planning decisions. Participation in this case-based series will give you insights into a variety of dental disciplines that can improve your clinical results and also avoid patient complaints.

Conveniently scheduled in the evening, you will enjoy short programs, dinner, and interaction with colleagues, faculty, staff and students. You will want to take advantage of this low-cost/high-value continuing dental education opportunity created especially for you and your dental team.

This program is offered in partnership with the School of Dentistry Alumni Society.


You will enhance your knowledge in the assessment and treatment of:

  • pediatric patients needing referrals for dental treatment under moderate sedation. (October 5, 2017 – Dr. Robert Jones)
  • peri-implantitis and ailing implants.  (November 2, 2017 – Dr. Deborah Johnson)

Course Outline

6:00 PM - Registration and dinner
6:30 PM - Clinical cases presented
7:45 PM - Question and answer session
8:00 PM - Adjourn

Who Should Attend

Dentists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and dental assistants interested in keeping up to date with important, evolving practices in all areas of clinical dentistry.

Educational Methods

Illustrated presentation of clinical cases, discussion


Deborah K. Johnson, D.D.S., Certificate, Periodontology; Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Periodontology, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology; Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Johnson maintains a part-time practice in the School of Dentistry Faculty Practice.

Robert S. Jones, D.D.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry; Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Jones received his DDS and PhD after completing the Dental Scientist Training Program at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He completed his Pediatric Dental Residency at UCSF in 2009 and has done research in examining biological factors in early childhood caries. 


Here's what your colleagues have liked about previous Clinical Grand Rounds sessions:

“Great topics, great case examples, knowledgeable speakers. Thank you!”

“Very useful information for daily practice.”

“Great presentations, lots of relevant information.”

“Well informed speakers.”

“I have always enjoyed the variety of programs offered.”

“The data and cases—relevance to clinical settings.”

Previously Recorded Webcasts

A link to the recorded webcast presentations will be posted on our website Clinical Grand Rounds Recorded Sessions within a week of each session. When you view only this recorded version of a session, you may earn 1.5 hours of "elective" credit per session for Minnesota relicensure requirements. However, you will need to keep track of the date and time of your completion in case of a Board of Dentistry audit of your continuing dental education records.

PLEASE NOTE: When you attend a "live" presentation of Clinical Grand Rounds or a "live" webcast, you earn core continuing dental education credit in diagnosis and treatment planning and receive a certificate of attendance.


  • Final registration and dinner will begin at 6:00 PM.
  • The program will run from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

Course details

What to wear

We suggest that you bring a jacket or sweater to help you adjust to the seemingly inevitable changes in meeting room temperature.

Refund policy

A full refund will be issued if you cancel at least one week (five working days) before the program. If you cancel less than one week before the program, no refund will be issued. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account.

Parking & hotel

Directions & Map

Phillips-Wangensteen Building & Moos Health Sciences Tower
515 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Moos HS Tower is located on the East Bank of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus, at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Harvard Street SE.

Phillips-Wangensteen Building and the Washington Avenue Parking Ramp.


Parking is available in the Washington Avenue Ramp. The Washington Avenue Ramp is located at 501 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455.

Because of the low tuition rate, parking is not included for this series.


List of hotels near campus.


$30 per session

$20 per session, School of Dentistry Alumni Society Member


1.5 hours per session

Minnesota Credits
1.5 core per session (Diagnosis & Treatment Planning)


6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


2-470 Phillips Wangensteen Building

Webcast Sites
Bemidji, Minnesota
Cook, Minnesota
Duluth, Minnesota
Hibbing, Minnesota
Moorhead, Minnesota
Willmar, Minnesota
Madison, Wisconsin

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