ACDE Webinar Series

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The Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE) brings together individuals who represent college- and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.

ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing a series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders. These jointly produced webinars are planned to be held through 2023. Watch this website for course listings.

Each lecture is hosted by a different university, but CE verifications and participation will be provided by the school with which you registered.

Advanced Aligner Tips, Tricks and Pearls

Dr. Amanda Wilson, a native of San Francisco, obtained her dental education from UCSF Dental School and her Masters of Dental Science and Orthodontics Certification at the University of Connecticut.
Jan. 31, 2023

How Not to Kill Your Patient: Importance of the Medical History

Dr. Christine Blass is the program director for the UAB hospital based Advanced Education in General Dentistry and General Practice Residency programs, where she oversees six residents. As a lifelong Blazer, Dr. Blass earned her BS and DMD degrees, as well as a GPR certificate at UAB.
February 10, 2023

Introduction to Forensic Odontology

Dr. Allen Samuelson is Associate Professor in the Division of Craniofacial and Surgical Services at the Adams School of Dentistry. He received his BA from North Carolina State University in 1986 and his DDS from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1992.
Feb. 17, 2023

Digital treatment options for the fully edentulous patient

Dr. Mark Ludlow is the Section Head of Implant Dentistry, Digital Dentistry, and Removable Prosthodontics at the University of Utah School of Dentistry. He completed his DMD dental training at the University of Connecticut and received his MS in prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina
February 21, 2023

The Non-Odontogenic Toothache

Dr. Sowmya Ananthan is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, earning both her DMD and MSD degrees there. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from India. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.
February 26, 2023

A Review of Dental Ethics at Chairside

Dr. David Hancock was born and raised in an academic family. He attended the University of Arizona for his undergraduate education. Dr. Hancock attended Northwestern University Dental School, completing his degree in 1976
March 7, 2023

Periodontal Maintenance on the Implant Patient

Dr. Carlos Parra was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated from dental school (2009) at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), Barcelona, Spain. After his graduation, he got enrolled in a Clinical Residency in Periodontology at UIC (2009-10). He also served as pre-doctoral clinical instructor (2011 – 12) at UIC.
April 25, 2023

A “St. Louis-Style” Oral Pathology Safari

Dr. Richard J. Vargo is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at A.T. Still University – Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) and at the St. Louis Dental Center in St. Louis, MO.
April 28, 2023

The Oral Systemic Connection

Dr. Husham Edani Graduated from College of Dentistry BDS- Baghdad-Iraq- Oral surgery program : University of Paris VII- France- PhD : University of Paris VII- France
May 10, 2023

Lasers in Dentistry—Come and See the Light

Dr. Donald J. Coluzzi a 1970 graduate of the USC School of Dentistry, is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry
May 18, 2023

When to Worry about White Lesions in the Oral Cavity

Dr. Austin Shackelford is an Assistant Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology at A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH) in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Shackelford completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology residency at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
May 25, 2023

Medical History Taking in Dental Patients

Dr. Sanjay Chand has specialized in Medicine with emphasis on clinical therapeutics and infection control. He is Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy’s School of Dentistry.
June 22, 2023

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the schools listed here.