Continuing dental education

The UF College of Dentistry Office of Continuing Dental Education is committed to dental excellence. We pride ourselves on providing world-class courses, backed by quality and outstanding customer service.

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Local Anesthesia for Today’s Dental Hygienist

Today’s dental hygienist must be knowledgeable in all aspects of the hygiene profession including providing local anesthesia administration to provide comfort to the dental patient. This course provides the participant with the mechanics to create a positive patient environment with competent pain and anxiety management.

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Executive Practice Management Program

Bridging the knowledge gap from clinical dentist to the business owner. The goal of this program is to develop dentists’ entrepreneurial business skills and mindset, which should enable them to increase practice efficiencies and focus on serving patients’ needs with an increased quality of life. Dental practices that are soundly managed by knowledgeable dental entrepreneurial businessmen and women are better positioned for financial growth and sustainability.


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Halftime CE Series

With the license renewal biennium approaching in February 2022, CDE has created the NEW Halftime CE Series!

So, whether you’re missing a few CE hours or pursuing lifelong learning, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. Each of these world-class courses is scheduled from January to February on a Friday afternoon from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. 

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Nitrous Oxide Psychosedation

Nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation properly administered to the conscious child or adult provides an important adjunctive aid to the management of the apprehensive patient. This course is designed to prepare the general dentist and auxiliary to use nitrous oxide psychosedation confidently in the office environment.

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16th Annual Dental Hygiene Symposium

This popular program will give you new and practical information on a broad range of topics of specific interest to dental hygienists. Brought to you by an outstanding panel of dental educators in a lively multi-topic, multi-speaker format, you will receive unbiased, evidence-based information in an engaging and concise one-day program.

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Fundamentals of Dental Assisting

Fundamentals of Dental Assisting provides an introduction to basic dental assisting theory and skills for pre-dental students planning to participate in the UFCD Dental Clinic Volunteer Program and for individuals seeking an entry-level dental assisting position in a dental office.

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COVID-19 Information

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UF Continuing Dental Education has instituted social distancing and COVID-19 prevention protocols for in-person courses.

FLAGD MasterTrack Course

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This two-year postgraduate course in comprehensive dentistry offers something for everyone and meets the requirements for AGD Mastership.

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Director of Continuing Dental Education

Dr. Alex J. Delgado

Delgado, a clinical associate professor in the UF College of Dentistry's Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, was appointed the Director of Continuing Dental Education in May 2021.

Delgado has been with the UF College of Dentistry since 2014. He served as Division Director of Operative Dentistry for five years.

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This team provided free care for 72 children and adults, setting a record for a one-day dental care event coordinated by FreeD.O.M. USA.

Karanth Appointed Program Director for Graduate Ortho

Karanth began his new role as program director in October 2021 after joining the UFCD orthodontics faculty in 2020.

Corsaro Named Director of Screening and Patient Services

Corsaro’s new role serves to increase efficacy in patient screening and assignment, as well as to enhance patient services and satisfaction at UFCD.

UFCD Dental Students Shine at 2021 Hinman

Congratulations to Romina Homayoun and Alec Simonson, both members of the D.M.D. Class of 2025, who were selected to present during the 26th Hinman Student Research Symposium

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