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This program will review introducing a digital denture process to expedite workflow and optimize practice efficiencies and patient outcomes.

DATE: Thursday, December 15, 2016 | LOCATION: Johnson City, TN
This comprehensive eight (8) sessions Implant and Implant restoration training series is designed  for the general dentist who, by the program’s completion, will be ready to start placing and restoring implants with confidence. Live-patient implant placement surgeries and hands-on  workshops will be performed by the attendees under expert supervision. The program will include  working with models, fresh-frozen cadaver, and three (3) live-patient surgeries.


DATE: January 27-28, February 10-11, March 10-11, April 7-8, 2017
| LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL

This program will review introducing a digital denture process to expedite workflow and optimize practice efficiencies and patient outcomes.

DATE: Friday, January 27, 2017 | LOCATION: Reno, NV
Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics™, Wilckodontics,  is a new procedure designed to greatly accelerate the movement of teeth via orthodontic braces. You will learn how to customize the minimally invasive in-office surgery and enhanced orthodontics to complete minor to severe malocclusions in 1/3 to 1/4 the time typically required for traditional orthodontics.


DATE: January 30 - 31, 2017 | LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
This lecture will present a vast array of functional esthetic techniques that help a dental practitioner implement proven systems for predictable success when designing and completing the indirect restorative esthetic case


DATE: February 2 - 3, 2017 | LOCATION: Sarasota, FL
To help provide today’s dentists with a comprehensive overview of the practice management skills that will allow them to achieve professional success, TUSDM has teamed up with Pride Institute. Together, we are offering an 8-day practice management continuum course, which will be limited to a small group in order to maximize engagement. This course includes individual and group coaching, extensive reference materials, and is comparable to yearlong leadership programs offered by most major consulting companies.


DATE: February 10-11, 2017; May 5-6, 2017; August 18-19, 2017; October 27-28, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This program is designed to train participants in the administration of nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia. In addition, the integration of oral sedation will be emphasized. The program involves lecture and hands-on participation.


DATE: February 11 - 12, 2017 | LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tufts University Department of Continuing Education is pleased to announce its newest dental sleep medicine program. Based on the need for university-based CE dental sleep medicine programs, we are offering a comprehensive course consisting of three sessions of 1.5 days each. This program is intended for dentists looking to take the first steps towards learning and understanding the practice of dental sleep medicine, and will serve as an excellent precursor towards an extended program (such as the TUSDM/AACP Dental Sleep Mini-Residency).


DATE: Three Modules: February 11-12, 2017; March 11-12, 2017; April 1-2, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This course will review commonly used suture materials in addition to the newest additions to the surgical market. The second half of the course will be a hands-on workshop focused on the most commonly used suturing techniques. Participants will have a chance to apply suturing techniques under the supervision of the speakers. This course is suitable for beginners who are looking to learn common suturing techniques and also for advanced surgeons who are looking to review the newest suture materials and techniques.


DATE: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Prerequisite: This is not an introductory course. The applicant should have a working knowledge of dental X-ray machines and their use. Applicants should also be familiar with dental radiology-related concepts and terminology. Please call 617.636.6629 or e-mail dentalce@tufts.edu for more information.


DATE: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This course conforms to the American Dental Association (ADA) Guidelines for Teaching the Comprehensive Control of Anxiety and Pain in Dentistry. It therefore fulfills the educational requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry. Upon successful completion of a post-test, participants will receive documentation of course completion.

Prerequisite: Participants must be certified in CPR prior to registration.

DATE:  Friday and Saturday, March 3rd and 4th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
In this two-day course, subject-matter experts from dental and medical backgrounds will present on various aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of headache and orofacial pain, with the goal of preparing physicians, dentists, and other health-care providers to better understand the conditions and their treatments.


DATE:  Friday and Saturday, March 17th and 18th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
CAD/CAM technology is rapidly ushering its way into everyday dental practice as price points become affordable. Scanning, Designing and Milling, whether together or individually, have changed the landscape of Modern Dental practice. Digital workflow allows users to capture impressions without the mess of elastomeric materials. Today’s dentists can design restorations easily with intuitive software and rapidly mill ceramics for delivery in one appointment.



DATE: Saturday, March 18th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
During this two-day, hands-on course, participants will become comfortable with the basic principles of root canal therapy and will have a chance to put these principles into action. The first day’s lecture and discussion sessions will cover topics from basic diagnosis and endodontic anatomy to an in-depth review of the endodontic armamentarium, including hand files, rotary systems, and obturation materials. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss troubleshooting during endodontic treatment.


DATE: Friday and Saturday, March 24th and 25th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Through a concise and understandable review of cardiovascular disease, your immune system and more, you can make immediate powerful and practical practice changes that will improve your life and the life of your patient. Dr. Lichon blends his own personal experience with cutting edge research to carry maximum relevance for the attendees.


DATE: Friday, March 24th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This program will provide participants with an overview of dental considerations of the most popular prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, herbal products, and nutritional supplements patients use to self-medicate, including a discussion of the effects of the illicit use of these products. Special emphasis will be given to the techniques useful in obtaining a complete and accurate patient medication history.


DATE: Friday, March 31st, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
We are in an age of active lifestyles, with an emphasis on participating in sporting activities at both the youth and adult levels. Not surprisingly, athletic injuries to the orofacial region and the dentition are on the rise. Unique and timely techniques employed for diagnosing, treating, and restoring these accidents are paramount in the successful long-term results. Are you prepared for immediate action following a dental trauma? Join us for this half-day lecture to find out and prepare yourself for whatever life throws at you or your patients!


DATE: Friday, March 31st, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
According to the Center for Disease Control, intimate partner violence (IPV) is a leading cause of death and serious injury for women, and causes numerous lifelong physical and mental health issues for both men and women. Dentists have a unique opportunity to identify and support patients who are impacted by IPV. Knowing the warning signs, from broken jaws to neglect of oral hygiene, and being able to connect a patient in danger with the proper resources can save a life. Join us for the morning to understand how you can help this endemic.


DATE: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Even the most frequently seen conditions in oral pathology may be diagnostically challenging to clinicians who do not encounter them with regularity. This presentation will help in the identification of both common innocuous and more seldom seen but clinically significant lesions, including atypical presentations that vary from classic textbook pictures.

The hands-on portion that follows is designed to allow general dentists, specialists, residents, and students to feel comfortable performing uncomplicated soft-tissue biopsies under local anesthesia in out-patient settings.


DATE: Friday, April 21st, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This interactive session features a panel of scholar-clinicians demonstrating their collaborative approach on how to treat patients whose anterior esthetics and/or posterior function are not satisfactory. Discussion will focus on whether dental implants should be placed, or if conventional fixed prosthodontics would be a better solution. The instructors will share their combined 90+ years of experience in diagnostic procedures, surgical, orthodontic, restorative and implant technologies, and problem solving. This useful information will improve your ability to provide effective and predictable outcomes in restorative cases.


DATE: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
We are proud to offer a university-based course so that eligible dentists can receive expert instruction in the use of botulinum toxin and dermal fillers for facial cosmetics. Participants will practice these techniques with cadavers and specially designed simulation heads. Ultimately there will be live patient care treatment in TUSDM’s state-of-the-art clinics under expert supervision.


DATE: Saturday, May 6, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
In order to perform effective and efficient orthopedic treatments, the orthodontist must understand how and why malocclusions develop. The first part of the lecture will focus on Class I malocclusions and why it is that the post-treatment crowding of well treated cases occurs for basically the same reasons as it does in untreated subjects. Crowding is a complex phenomenon that is associated with a number of predisposing and risk factors. Understanding these factors makes it possible to plan better treatment strategies and ensure more stable long-term results.



DATE: Friday, May 12th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
A smile is one of the most powerful of all human expressions, therefore clinicians are continuously asked to provide esthetic treatments. This expanded two-day lecture and workshop will equip practitioners with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of one such esthetic treatment: porcelain laminate veneers.



DATE: Friday and Saturday, May 19th and 20th | LOCATION: Boston, MA
This program is designed for dentists who wish to improve their technique and increase their success rate with direct posterior composite restorations. Current evidence-based research supporting this technique will be presented. With proper technique, clinical success with direct composite restorations can be as predictable as amalgam. Proper selection and use of high-performance adhesive systems, composite resins, and light curing systems assure longevity. The course will review bulk fill utilization, as well as layering techniques for both enamel and dentin, intended to reduce the C-factor and stress from polymerization shrinkage. The advantage of sculpting restorations before curing will be illustrated. This time saving technique can often result in minimal adjustment, contouring, and polishing!


DATE: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
In this combination lecture and hands-on course, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue-ties in their patients.

DATE: Friday and Saturday, June 2nd and 3rd, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Enjoy an in-depth look at the evidence-based concepts and practical applications for clinical crown lengthening and learn how to enhance predictability for your restorations and impressions.

DATE: Friday, June 2nd, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Learn evidence-based solutions for the soft tissue challenges you face on a daily basis, and how to cover those exposed roots and predictably stop recession.

DATE: Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
In this intimate and interactive course, designed for dentists and their staff, specialists in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics will share pearls of pediatric dentistry wisdom for working with patients from ages 1 to 18 (and their parents!). Participants will receive updated information on diagnosis and treatment of pediatric procedures, the effects of the Affordable Care Act, ways to change patient and parent behavior, and much more!


DATE: Friday and Saturday, June 9th and 10th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
Oral cancer remains the most common disfiguring and deadly disease that a dentist, whether generalist or specialist, is likely to encounter during their practice of dentistry. This course provides the clinician with the knowledge to understand the various etiologic factors of oral cancer, and enhances his/her ability to recognize early potentially malignant and malignant changes within the oral cavity. 

DATE: Friday, June 16th, 2016 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
The use of lasers for specific procedures found in everyday general practice will be highlighted in this hands-on course.

DATE:  Friday and Saturday, June 23rd and 24th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA
In this unique two-day course, Drs. Minichetti and Young will walk participants through a wide variety of implant and implant-related surgeries, such as flap design, socket and bone grafting, sinus lifts and ridge augmentation. Participants will receive ample opportunity to practice these new skills on cadavers, giving them the confidence to institute these surgeries in their dental repertoire.


DATE: Friday and Saturday, July 14th and 15th, 2017 | LOCATION: Boston, MA