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

DATE: Thursday, March 9, 2017 | LOCATION: Cincinnati, OH
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
This program will review introducing a digital denture process to expedite workflow and optimize practice efficiencies and patient outcomes.

DATE: Thursday, March 23, 2017 | LOCATION: Austin, TX
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
This program will review introducing a digital denture process to expedite workflow and optimize practice efficiencies and patient outcomes.

DATE: Friday, April 7, 2017 | LOCATION: Verona, NY
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
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the suburbs of Detroit to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: April 21, 2017 | LOCATION: Pontiac, MI
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
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the suburbs of Philadelphia to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: May 12, 2017 | LOCATION: King of Prussia, PA
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
This practical implementation symposium is a unique opportunity for periodontists and restorative dentists to learn together. Explore how each team member can contribute to treatment success—expanding your practice, minimizing risks, and improving your patients’ health. By learning the secrets of successful teams, you can position your practice to deliver state-of-the-art implant therapy in a team approach.

DATE: May 19-20, 2017 | LOCATION: Chicago, IL
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
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the suburbs of Boston to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: June 23, 2017 | LOCATION: Newton, 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
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the suburbs of Baltimore to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: July 14, 2017 | LOCATION: Kingsville, MD
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
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the Irvine to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: August 4, 2017 | LOCATION: Irvine, CA
Today’s foremost dental educators are coming to the suburbs of Chicago to discuss Updates in Clinical Dentistry, a comprehensive program in contemporary oral healthcare.

DATE: September 29, 2017 | LOCATION: Lincolnshire, IL