Each month, the Composite CE team selects the most intriguing and appealing live courses scheduled throughout the world that are designed to help dental professionals hone their skills (and collect their required continuing education credits). These nine educational courses cover everything from the new tax code to pediatric dentistry and take you from our Townie Meeting in Orlando to alpine Alberta, Canada. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.
Townie Meeting 2018
Pack up the whole family and head down to sunny Orlando, Florida, to hear from some of the best in the industry. During your downtime hit up Disney World and Universal Studios or just lie by the pool and relax with fellow Townies.
When: April 11–14
Where: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando
Associateships: When Is It Time, Where to Begin and How to Make It Successful
Thinking about expanding your practice in the near future? Find out if it’s the right time at this University of Florida course held in sunny Tampa, Florida.
Organizer: University of Florida/Patterson Dental
When: April 13
Where: Patterson Dental, Tampa
One-Day Tax Update Seminar
2018 will introduce some major changes to the federal tax code. Head to historic Charleston, South Carolina, to hear how those changes will affect you and what you can do to optimize your tax liability.
Organizer: Collier & Associates
When: April 22
Where: Doubletree by Hilton, Charleston
The Uses of Botulinum Toxins in Dentistry
Make a long weekend in Los Angeles out of this one-day course and learn how Botox can help your patients suffering from TMJ and other masticatory dysfunctions.
Organizer: Los Angeles Dental Society
When: April 24
Where: Maggiano’s at The Grove, Los Angeles
Weekend in the Wine Country:
Restorative Dentistry and Dental Implants
Treat yourself to a stay at the historic and luxurious Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Attend lectures in the mornings and spend your afternoons visiting the region’s many wineries.
Organizer: University of the Pacific
When: May 4–6
Where: Silverado Resort and Spa, Napa
2018 Jasper Dental Congress
While it’s a bit of a drive from the nearest airport, Jasper’s scenery makes this trip to Alberta a definite bucket list item. Don’t miss the iconic Glacier Adventure, which features a ride on an all-terrain vehicle over the Athabasca Glacier.
Organizer: Alberta Dental Association
When: May 24–27
Where: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta, Canada
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
2018 Annual Session
If you’re looking for a CE that takes you to a warmer climate, consider the AAPD’s annual session in Honolulu. Hawaii in May offers gorgeous weather without the swarms of tourists.
Organizer: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
When: May 24–27
Where: Hilton Hawaiian Village
Maine Dental Association Annual Convention
Portland, Maine, has so much to offer—nearby parks for outdoor enthusiasts, amazing restaurants for foodies and breweries for beer aficionados. MDA’s conference will feature lectures on endodontics, periodontics and risk management.
Organizer: Maine Dental Association
When: June 7–9
Where: Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks,
South Portland, Maine
New Mexico Dental Association European Cruise
The NMDA is providing eight hours of lectures onboard this Royal Caribbean European cruise. You’ll hit the U.K., France, Portugal and Spain before returning to port in Southampton.
Organizer: New Mexico Dental Association
When: July 22–29
Where: Departs Southampton, U.K.
Cost: $285 (courses only)