Live CE Events: Travel and Learn

Dentaltown Magazine

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 cosmetic dentistry to photography and take you from our Townie Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Dublin, Ireland. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.

Townie Meeting 2019
Townie Meeting 2019 heads to beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona, at the luxurious Talking Stick Resort and Casino. Enjoy sunny weather, a 24/7 casino, spring-training baseball games, exciting nightlife and so much more. But hurry—
early bird pricing ends Oct. 31.
Organizer: Dentaltown
When: March 20–23
Where: Scottsdale, Arizona
Cost: $399–$1,300

Ultradent Cancun 2019
Enjoy Cancun before the college students invade for spring break. This Ultradent course focuses on restorative and cosmetic dentistry but still allows for plenty of downtime to soak in the sun.
Organizer: Ultradent
When: Jan. 21–25
Where: Hard Rock Hotel, Cancun, Mexico
Cost: $999

Evaluating, Diagnosing and Treating Worn Dentition
With average temperaturess in the high 60s in February,
San Antonio looks pretty good as a winter getaway destination. Make a long weekend out of this Pankey Institute course and check out some of the area attractions, including the Alamo, the River Walk and the San Antonio Zoo.
Organizer: The Pankey Institute
When: Feb. 8–9
Where: Implant Concierge, San Antonio
Cost: $1,695

Mount Bachelor CE-and-Ski Weekend: The Oral-Systemic Connection
Fun fact: Mount Bachelor is a stratovolcano. But don’t let that stop you from attending this informative Oregon Health and Science University CE-and-ski event in Bend, Oregon, this winter. The course will focus on the connection between periodontal disease and systemic health.
Organizer: OHSU
When: Feb. 22–23
Where: Mount Bachelor Village Resort, Bend
Cost: $349–$395

Whistler Ski and Learn 2019
If you’re a skier, Whistler is a bucket-list destination. This University of British Columbia course nearby will focus on geriatric dentistry and pharmacology.
Organizer: UBC School of Dentistry
When: Feb. 28–March 2
Where: Four Seasons, Whistler, B.C.
Cost: $845

Dental Photography Workshop
Interested in learning how to put your new camera to work in your office? This UCLA course will teach all the tips and tricks to help you showcase patient results.
Organizer: UCLA School of Dentistry
When: March 2
Where: UCLA, Los Angeles
Cost: $500

McGill & Hill Scottsdale Seminar
If you enjoy reading the McGill & Hill newsletter, you’ll love attending one of its insightful CE events. Stay in Scottsdale after Townie Meeting and brush up on your business savvy.
Organizer: McGill & Hill
When: March 25–29
Where: Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona
Cost: $295–$1,475

Integrative Dental Medicine: The Next Great Frontier in Dentistry
You’ll learn how to incorporate integrative dental medicine into your practice on this cruise, and also hit some amazing port cities, including Glasgow and Reykjavik.
Organizer: Continuing Education
When: May 16–26
Where: Celebrity Cruises, departs from Dublin, Ireland
Cost: $995

Seven-Night Melodies of the Danube CDE River Cruise Budapest to Vilshofen
If you’re already planning your summer getaway and want to do something big, check out this CE river cruise that sails from Budapest to Vilshofen, Germany, and ends with two nights in Prague.
Organizer: University of Southern Illinois/University at Sea
When: July 19–28
Where: AmaWaterways AmaLea, departing from Budapest
Cost: $400

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