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 case acceptance to aesthetics and take you from Alaska to Mexico. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.
New Therapies and Current
Controversies in Dentistry
Relax on beautiful Kiawah Island while you brush up on the pros and cons of the latest treatment options. In your free time, take a tour of the Charleston Tea Plantation, check out the alligators at the nature park or just take a stroll on the beach.
Organizer: Augusta University Dental College of Georgia
When: July 20–22
Where: Kiawah Island Resort, Kiawah, South Carolina
American Academy of Esthetic
Dentistry 43rd Annual Meeting
The AAED’s 43rd meeting will be at the Terranea Resort, a deluxe eco-resort often used as a location for movies and TV shows. With eight restaurants, a spa and a golf course on-site, you’ll never need to leave!
Organizer: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
When: Aug. 2–4
Where: Terranea Resort, Ranchos Palos Verdes, California
Cost: $0–$1,395, depending on membership level
Making It Easy for Patients to Say Yes!
Head to California for this one-day workshop designed for clinicians and team members who want to enjoy improved case acceptance for advanced dentistry such as cosmetic, implant and restorative dentistry.
Organizer: Nobel Biocare
When: Aug. 10
Where: Nobel Biocare, Yorba Linda
Predictable Treatment Planning:
From the Seemingly Simple to the Worn Dentition?… and Everything In Between
Wrap up summer vacation with this northbound Alaskan cruise boarding in Vancouver and sailing through the inside passage to Ketchikan, Juneau and other Alaskan stops. Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime excursions, such as helicoptering over a glacier, whitewater rafting and whale watching.
Organizer: Continuing Education
When: Aug. 17–24
Where: Departs from Vancouver, British Columbia
Canadian Dental Association Annual Convention
Charlottetown, the capital of Prince Edward Island, will play host for this year’s CDA annual convention. Enjoy mild summer temperatures, gorgeous scenery and plenty of Canadian history and culture in this coastal city.
When: Aug. 22–25
Where: Delta Hotels Prince Edward
Southwest Dental Conference
This large regional dental conference brings together industry experts in nearly every facet of dentistry. Bring the team to this one!
Organizer: Dallas County Dental Society
When: Sept. 6–8
Where: Omni Dallas Hotel
TeethXpress Full Arch Immediate Load Course
Offering a live surgery and hands-on lab, this course will train you and your team on the latest dental implant technologies. Spend your downtime exploring the historic city of Providence, Rhode Island.
When: Sept. 7–8
Where: Renaissance Providence Downtown
Cozumel Dental CE Cruise
Smiles at Sea cruises have a reputation for being a ton of fun for the whole dental team. Close down the office for a few days and spend a long weekend sailing aboard Carnival’s Valor from Galveston to Cozumel on this four-night cruise.
Organizer: Smiles at Sea
When: Sept. 13–17
Where: Departs from Galveston, Texas
Napa Valley Dental Conference
Plan an early fall getaway to the Napa Valley to attend this conference at the Meritage Resort & Spa. All lectures wrap up by noon, so the rest of the time is yours to eat and drink your way through Napa.
Organizer: Clinical Research Dental
When: Sept. 27–29
Where: The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa