Dental Professionals

Continuing Dental Education

February 2017

Sat, 02/25/2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Becky Henderson, RDH, MS
Simon Prior, BDS, PhD

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This course meets the Ohio State Dental Board 6 hour CE requirement for Dental Hygienists to become eligible to administer nitrous oxide sedation, and for Dental Assistants to monitor nitrous oxide sedation. All participants are required to pass a written exam.

More information and online registration

Tue, 02/28/2017 -
8:00am to 1:00pm

The Ohio Union

Join us for the 33rd Annual Research Day, an event that highlights the research conducted by the College of Dentistry dental students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and residents.

Learn about exciting dental research presented through student posters and oral presentations, featuring remarks from keynote speaker J. Timothy Wright, DDS, MS, distinguished professor and director of Strategic Initiatives at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, as he speaks about “Tooth Development—The Good, Bad and Ugly.”

More information and online registration

March 2017

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 8:00am to Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:00pm

The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
OSU Campus

Maximize your role in improving the overall health of your patients as well as treating medically complex patients in this unique continuing education event.  Taught by OSU Wexner Medical Center physicians, this course will focus on a variety of topics relevant to today's health professionals including autism spectrum disorder, esophageal reflux, osteoporosis, zika virus update, cancer screenings, skin cancer, bipolar disorders, polypharmacy and more.

More information and online registration

Fri, 03/31/2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm

Subject Area: Restorative Dentistry

Robert Seghi, DDS, MS
Sarah Mikhail, BDS, MS

Biomedical Research Tower
OSU Campus

A clinically-orientated and unbiased update on dental materials and restorative techniques.  This fast paced course will improve your dental practice, your selection of dental materials, and provide information you can use in your office tomorrow!

More information and online registration

April 2017

Fri, 04/28/2017 (All day)

Sam Low, DDS, MS, MEd

The Fawcett Center
OSU Campus

With periodontitis being the major contributor for tooth loss in the practice of dentistry, resolving the disease process requires the entire dental team’s commitment to a systematic approach. This presentation will provide the participant with user-friendly protocols and technological solutions to find and manage periodontal disease. Take the frustration out of delivering periodontal care and gain success with patient case acceptance, tooth retention and financial reward.

More information and online registration

Sat, 04/29/2017 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

Subject Area: Dental Assisting

Denise Kissell, BSDH, EFDA, MPH

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This lecture/hands-on course satisfies the 7-hour CE requirement for CDA's seeking Coronal Polishing Certification from the Ohio State Dental Board.

More information and online registration

May 2017

Fri, 05/05/2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This 4 credit hour lecture/discussion is designed to give the participant a better understanding of the causes and contributing factors of dental medical emergencies, while recognizing the signs and symptoms of possible emergencies that may occur in the dental office. The participant will be able to describe initial treatment indicated, incorporate the knowledge of prevention techniques, and state stress reduction protocols.

More information and online registration

Fri, 05/05/2017 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm

Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD
Connie Kuntupis, BSDH, MS

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

Small Group Hands-On: Limited Attendance

Current radiology certification is required to take this course.

This course offers an overview of the different types of digital imaging, including the CCD, CMOS, and PSP systems. Learn sensor placement and infection control procedures while using digital sensors, image enhancement techniques, and tips for troubleshooting errors on digital images. Participants will also take intraoral digital images on DXTTR and receive hands-on experience with image enhancement and observe intraoral and panoramic digital radiography procedures in the college’s radiology clinic.

More information and online registration

Fri, 05/12/2017 -
8:30am to 12:30pm

Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD, FICD

The Fawcett Center
OSU Campus

Panoramic radiographs provide an image of both jaws and the dentition in a single film. Accurate patient positioning is critical to ensure a diagnostic panoramic image. This course will address the proper steps to obtain a superb panoramic image. Attendees will gain knowledge with case-based interpretation of panoramic radiographs, and commonly seen errors. Attendees will also learn how to systematically read a panoramic radiograph to identify and diagnose any pathological lesions.

More information and online registration

June 2017

Sat, 06/10/2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm

Becky Henderson, RDH, MS
Hany Emam, BDS, MS

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

This course meets the Ohio State Dental Board 6 hour CE requirement for Dental Hygienists to become eligible to administer nitrous oxide sedation, and for Dental Assistants to monitor nitrous oxide sedation. All participants are required to pass a written exam.

More information and online registration

Sat, 06/17/2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

(Prerequisite course for application to OSU EFDA program)

More information and online registration coming soon

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 9:00am to Sat, 06/24/2017 - 5:00pm

Christopher Walinski, DDS

Hands-on: Limited Attendance

The use of hard tissue and soft tissue lasers in dental practice continues to evolve and improve. What began as a simple excisional device has transformed into a technology which can be used in every dental specialty. This informative and interactive experience will take you into the world of laser dentistry beyond gingivectomy and fibroma removal. Presentation topics will include techniques to enhance periodontal surgery, ailing and failing implants and predictable pain relief using various wavelengths.

Successful completion of this course will provide laser certification through the World Clinical Laser Institute.

More information coming soon!

July 2017

Sat, 07/08/2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm

(Prerequisite course for application to OSU EFDA program)

More information and online registration coming soon