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 during the holiday season cover everything from implants to sleep apnea and take you from Hawaii to Aruba. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.
2018 Disney Play & Learn Seminar
The Alabama Dental Association organizes this Disney- based event every fall. CE courses are wrapped up by 11:30 a.m. each day, so the rest of the day is yours to explore the parks with your family.
Organizer: Alabama Dental Association
When: Nov. 15–18
Where: Contemporary Resort, Orlando, Florida
Implant Dentistry 101: Getting Started
Take a little pre-Thanksgiving trip and spend a long weekend in Las Vegas learning the basics of implant placements. There will be plenty of time for fine dining, relaxation and casinos When the course finishes up.
Organizer: Implant Direct
When: Nov. 16–17
Where: Implant Direct, Las Vegas
Greater New York Dental Meeting
Spend the Thanksgiving holiday in New York City and attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. The next day, hit up this huge conference, which expects to draw an audience of more than 52,000.
Organizer: New York County Dental Society
and Second District Dental Society
When: Nov. 23–28
Where: Jacob Javits Center
Cost: Registration is free; courses paid for individually
The Ultimate Esthetics Course:
Anterior Composite Compositions
Cities are magical during the holidays, so get your fill of the festivities by heading to this two-day Cosmedent course in Chicago.
When: Dec. 6–7
Suspicious Oral Lesions,
Recognition and Management
It’s a great time to visit Washington, D.C. In addition to the usual tourist spots, you can check out the National Christmas Tree along with some of the best holiday light displays in the country.
Organizer: District of Columbia Dental Society
When: Dec. 11
Where: Westin Georgetown
2019 Rocky Mountain Dental Conference
If skiing is on the agenda this winter, use this well-respected conference as an excuse to get to Colorado and complete some CE hours. Then, take your pick of several neighboring ski resorts for après-conference skiing.
Organizer: Metro Denver Dental Society and the
Mountain West Dental Institute
When: Jan. 17–19
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver
Airway Symposium: Disordered Breathing,
Sleep Apnea, and Splint Therapy
Come January, you’ll be ready for a break from the winter weather, so do yourself a favor and book a sunny getaway to St.?Petersburg, Florida, to attend this two-day course.
Organizer: The Dawson Academy
When: Jan. 18–19
Where: Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront
McGill & Hill Aruba Seminar
McGill & Hill courses are always great for Information on keeping your financial house in order. Join the firm at the Aruba Marriott Resort to learn the latest tax, transition planning and retirement planning strategies.
Organizer: McGill & Hill
When: Jan. 21–25
Where: Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
25th Annual Island
The beautiful island of Kauai (known as “The Garden Island”) will be home to the joint UCSF and University of the Pacific Dental Colloquium this year. Relax at the Grand Hyatt and brush up on your restorative and implant knowledge during this Hawaiian getaway.
Organizer: University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry and the University of the Pacific
When: Jan. 28–Feb. 1
Where: Grand Hyatt Kauai