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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 mental health to bone and tissue grafting, and take you from our Townie Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Bar Harbor, Maine. 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

Inspiring Success: Expand Your Practice Vision
This 1½-day CE program offers practical steps and valuable insight to create an optimal practice design and discusses common pitfalls in remodeling and construction projects.
Organizer: A-dec and Mark Tholen, DDS
When: April 11–12
Where: Newberg, Oregon
Cost: $575
Information: Contact an A-dec representative or dealer to reserve a space.

Marketing Secrets of the Million-Dollar-Plus Practice
Learn the marketing secrets that will take your practice to the next level. This one-day course takes place on a Wednesday, so plan to stay through the weekend to soak up some San Diego fun and sun.
Organizer: San Diego Dental Society
When: April 17
Where: San Diego Dental Society
Cost: $75–$99

Ontario Dental Association ASM19
Toronto is fully thawed out by May, so take a trip up north to take in ODA’s spring meeting. With more than 90 speakers on the docket, there will be subjects of interest for everyone.
Organizer: Ontario Dental Association
When: May 9–11
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto
Cost: $0–$294

Hands-On Cadaver Course for Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting

If you’re looking to improve your bone and tissue grafting skills, this Russo Seminar is a great investment. Plus, you’ll get to enjoy Charleston, South Carolina, before the summer crowds hit.
Organizer: Russo Seminars
When: May 9–11
Where: Medical University of South Carolina
Cost: $4,395

Psychiatric Illness and Dentistry: Challenges to Oral Care
Want to travel for Memorial Day weekend but hoping to avoid the crowds and marked-up prices? Head across the border to beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, and check out this course on the impact of mental illness on dental health.
Organizer: Victoria & District Dental Society
When: May 24
Where: Oak Bay Beach Hotel, Victoria
Cost: $0–$350

2019 Maine Dental Association Convention
The MDA’s annual convention, held in Bar Harbor this year, is a great reason to visit the state’s coast. The course spans three days and allows for plenty of downtime to enjoy the scenery and the state’s famous lobster rolls.
Organizer: Maine Dental Association
When: May 30–June 1
Where: Harborside Hotel, Marina & Spa, Bar Harbor
Cost: $150 and up

2019 Florida Dental Association Convention
The Gaylord Palms Resort plays host to this year’s FDA meeting. The hotel offers top-notch facilities and is situated just minutes from Disney World and Universal Studios. Bring the family and enjoy a truly memorable vacation along with some great CE.
Organizer: Florida Dental Association
When: June 27–29
Where: Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee
Cost: $0–$320

Cosmetic Pearls for the General Dental Practitioner Alaska

Alaskan cruises usually carry hefty price tags, so why not combine your cruise with CE to optimize deductible expenses? This round-trip Celebrity cruise sails out and back from Seattle, with four stops in Alaska and one in British Columbia.
Organizer: Continuing Education
When: July 26–Aug. 2
Where: Celebrity Solstice, Seattle
Cost: $795

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