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). This month’s educational courses cover everything from endodontics to pediatric dentistry, and take you from San Francisco to San Juan, Puerto Rico. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.

Aggressive Business, Tax and Practice Management Seminar
Bend, Oregon, is hot! If you haven’t heard about this up-and-coming adventure town near the Cascade Mountains, this tax course is a great reason to check it out.
Organizers: Collier & Associates
When: July 29–31
Where: Springhill Suites, Bend
Cost: $995–$1,195

Endodontic Success for the General Practice
Looking to increase your comfort level with endodontic procedures? This course will get you past some of the hurdles of endodontics, such as instrument separation concerns.
Organizer: Essential Seminars
When: July 30
Where: The Highland, Dallas
Cost: $99

Comprehensive Review of Pediatric Dentistry
Looking for a more exotic CE vacation but don’t have the time to go overseas? Sign up for this pediatric dentistry course held in Montreal. While you’re there, treat yourself to French- Canadian delicacies like poutine and smoked meat.
Organizer: American Association of Pediatric Dentistry
When: Aug. 23–25
Where: Le Westin, Montreal
Cost: $990–$1,290

ADA FDI 2019 World Dental Congress
The ADA is teaming up with the World Dental Congress to host what should be an epic annual conference in San Francisco. This year, there will be an a la carte e-pricing model so you can pay for courses that interest you.
Organizers: American Dental Association and
World Dental Congress
When: Sept. 4–8
Where: Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco
Cost: $25+

Filling the Gaps: The Esthetic Treatment Is Clear
There aren’t many winery/CE combinations offered, so if you’re a wine lover, you’ll definitely want to check out this CE held in one of Canada’s premier wine regions.
Organizer: Clinicians Choice
When: Sept. 13
Where: Trius Winery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Cost: $379 CAD

Diagnostic Considerations and New Treatment Options for Difficult Cases
Late September is peak time for seeing the beautiful fall colors in Montana. This course falls on a Friday, so make a long weekend out of it.
Organizer: Montana Dental Association
When: Sept. 27
Where: Delta Colonial Hotel, Helena
Cost: $255–$395

Dentsply Sirona World
The Dentsply Sirona World conference is consistently a favorite among CE enthusiasts, combining amazing content with nightly entertainment. With this year’s event taking place in Las Vegas, you can be sure that the entertainment will be top notch!
Organizer: Dentsply Sirona
When: Oct. 3–5
Where: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Cost: $1,795

Maximizing Clinical Success in Your Dental Practice: Fundamental Technologies and Proven Strategies
If you can spare a week away from the practice, take a look at this Celebrity cruise sailing out of San Juan with stops in St.?Kitts, Antilles, Curacao and Aruba.
Organizer: Continuing Education
When: Oct. 26–Nov. 2
Where: Celebrity Summit, departs from San Juan, Puerto Rico
Cost: $795

40th Annual Hawaiian Dental Forum — Maui
This one is several months out, but because trips to Hawaii typically require some planning (and saving), you’ll need the lead time! Spend the week in beautiful Maui while hearing from a variety of speakers on topics ranging from clinical care to personal finance and legal issues.
Organizer: Dental Seminars & Symposia
When: Feb. 1–8, 2020
Where: Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa
Cost: $850–$1,150


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