Continuing Dental Education

Winter/Spring 2015 Course Brochure Available Now!

Current Course Listings 2015


Thank you for choosing the University of Washington – your best source to fulfill your continuing dental education needs year-round in the Pacific Northwest. If you have come to one of our courses before, thank you! We hope to see you again soon. If you haven’t, please consider trying us out.

Register for CDE courses through June 2015 now!

April 10, 2015
CE1471: Update in Periodontics

  • Faculty of the UW Department of Periodontics
April 11, 2015
CE1472: Conebeam Technology – lecture and workshop

  • Johan Aps, DDS, MS, PhD and Peggy Lee, BDS, MSD, PhD
April 18, 2015
This course is now full. Please contact the CDE office if you would like to be added to a wait list – 206.543.5448 or email us.
CE1476: Improving the Oral Health of Your Older Patients

  • Linda Niessen, DMD, MPH, MPP; Gretchen Gibson, DDS, MPH; Kurt Labberton, DDS
April 24, 2015
CE1475: Offensive Dentistry

  • Brian Nový, DDS, MS
May 8, 2015
Systematic Approach to Treatment Planning: Maximizing Successful Outcomes

  • John C. Kois, DMD, MSD

This course is presented in partnership with Seattle-King County Dental Society and the Washington Academy of General Dentistry.

May 15, 2015
Soft Tissue Grafting and Guided Bone Regeneration

  • Farzin Ghannad, DDS, MS

This course is presented in partnership with the University of British Columbia Office of Continuing Dental Education.

Monday evening,
May 18, 2015
CE1486: Managing and Treating Pregnant Patients

  • Bea Gandara, DDS, MSD and Melissa Moore Sanchez, CIC
Friday and Saturday,
May 29-30, 2015
CE1482: Diode Laser Practice Refinement with Optional 2nd Day Hands-On Clinical Simulation Workshop

  • Janet Press, RDH

Currently Scheduled Classes in the 2015-2016 Course Year (more coming…)
Registration Opens July 1, 2015

September 11, 2015
Dealing with Difficult People in the Dental Office

  • Leesa Morrow, PhD
September 18, 2015
Women’s Issues/Oral Medicine Update (specific topic being confirmed)

  • Barbara Steinberg, DDS
September 25, 2015
Ultrasonics Workshop

  • Janet Press, RDH
October 2, 2015
Oral Pathology

  • Dolphine Oda, BDS, MS
October 10, 2015

  • Mark Donaldson, BSP, PHARM D, FASHP, FACHE
October 16, 2015
Legal and Accounting Issues in Today’s Dental Office

  • Ann Durham, JD and Tim Proctor, CPA

This course will be presented in Bellevue, Washington

October 23, 2015
Updates in Direct and Indirect Dentistry

  • Greg Gillespie, DDS

This course will be presented in Tacoma, Washington

November 13, 2015
WISHA-OSHA Compliance for the Dental Office & CDC Guidelines for Infection Control

  • Samuel Barry, DMD

This course is offered in partnership with the Washington State Dental Hygienists’ Association.

November 21, 2015
Treating Fearful Dental Patients

  • Tar-Chee Aw, DDS, MS and Fred Quarnstrom, DDS, FADSA, FAGD, FICD, FACD, CDC
Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday,
February 19-21, 2016
The Art and Science of Anxiolysis and Sedation in 2015 and Beyond – Nitrous Oxide and Oral Sedation

  • Fred Quarnstrom, DDS, FADSA, FAGD, FICD, FACD, CDC
  • Mark Donaldson, BSP, PHARM D, FASHP, FACHE
Saturday, February 27, 2016 Biopsy Techniques

  • Jasjit Dillon, MD, DDS, BDS, FDSRCS
Friday, March 4, 2016 The Christensen Bottom Line – 2016

  • Gordon Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD

This course is offered in partnership with the Seattle-King and Snohomish County Dental Societies.

Saturday, March 5, 2016 Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner

  • Karl Koerner, DDS, MS
Friday, March 25, 2016 Ernest M. Jones Memorial Lecture
Morning topic: Avoiding Restorative Failure
Afternoon topic: Today’s Top Clinical Tips

  • Lee Ann Brady, DMD
Friday, April 8, 2016 Untangling the Confusion of Today’s Restorative Materials

  • Edward J. Swift, Jr., DMD, MS
Friday, May 20, 2016 Over-the-Counter Dental Health Products

  • Karen Baker, MSPharm

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