Practical Oral Surgery for the General Dentist

Practical Oral Surgery

Friday, March 2, 2018

Expand your practice while becoming more efficient and confident with everyday office dental surgery. Join us for a fast-paced, forward thinking discussion.

Receive Insights On

  • Medical management issues
  • Anxiety and pain control
  • Minimally invasive atraumatic techniques
  • Socket preservation grafting
  • Third molar surgery techniques
  • Infection management
  • Biopsy techniques

Training Methods

Presentation, discussion

Corporate Support

A. Titan Instruments

Meet Our Expert

John Alonge, DDS, MS, is a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Erie, PA. Dr. Alonge graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1983 and has been in practice for 34 years. He currently practices at Oral Surgery of Erie, PC, and is affiliated with Saint Vincent Hospital and UPMC Hamot Medical Center. Dr. Alonge has extensive experience in all subspecialty areas such as dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, corrective jaw and facial surgery, and has an affinity for the management of anxious patients.


  • Final registration will begin at 8:00 AM.
  • Continental breakfast will be available during registration.
  • The program will run from 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM.
  • There will be 15-minute refreshment breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Lunch is included.

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 prior to the program, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account. No cash refunds will be issued on charged registrations.

Directions, parking & hotel

Directions & Map

Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6092 

The Continuing Education & Conference Center is located on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, just east of the intersection of Gortner and Buford.

Get direction to the Continuing Education & Conference Center


Reserved parking has been secured in Lot 104 (overflow parking in Lot 108), adjacent to the Continuing Education and Conference Center, between the hours of 7 AM and 10 AM. As you pull up to the gate, let the attendant know the name of the continuing dental education program you are attending. Attendees who arrive after 10 AM will have to pay for parking ($6) upon entering the lot. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Please note that if you park anywhere besides Lot 104 or Lot 108, you will be responsible for the parking fees.


List of hotels near campus.


$305 dentist

$175 senior citizen dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, dental assistant

$155 second and each additional dental therapist, hygienist or assistant


6 hours

Minnesota Credits
2.5 fundamental
1 core (Management of Medical Emergencies)
2.5 core (Diagnosis & Treatment Planning)


8:30 AM to 3:45 PM


Continuing Education & Conference Center
Room 135
St. Paul Campus

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