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 embezzlement to interdisciplinary dentistry, and take you from Chicago to the Dominican Republic. Costs listed may vary based on applicable discounts and don’t include accommodations or any additional activities.
Treatment Planning Functional Esthetic Excellence
This fall schedule a long weekend in the Windy City to attend this aesthetics course that promises to enhance your treatment planning skills. Use your downtime to hit the Magnificent Mile and get a leg up on your holiday shopping.
Organizers: The Dawson Academy
When: Nov. 14–16
Where: Downtown Dental River North, Chicago
Disney Play and Learn
This Disney Play and Learn CE is a perennial favorite for families. Spend the week leading up to Thanksgiving listening to multiple speakers and enjoying plenty of downtime to explore the parks with your family.
Organizer: Alabama Dental Association
When: Nov. 21–26
Where: Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Orlando
The Wallectomy-Embezzlement in Dentistry
Often embezzlements aren’t uncovered until considerable damage has been done. Attend this DSDS course and learn the profile of an embezzler, warning signs and the necessary internal controls to reduce your risk.
Organizer: Delaware State Dental Society
When: Nov. 22
Where: The Hilton Wilmington/Christiana, Newark, Delaware
Update in Dentistry: Orthodontics and Pediatrics
This update course falls on a Friday, so make it a long weekend in St. Louis, Missouri, the Gateway to the West. Make sure to visit the St. Louis Zoo and check out the holiday light display.
Organizer: Greater St. Louis Dental Society
When: Dec. 6
Where: MAC West, St. Louis
Full-Arch Implant Rehabilitation – Live Patient
If you want to take your dental practice to the next level, consider an investment in this live patient course in the Dominican Republic. The three-day course is pretty intensive, so schedule a few days on the back end to enjoy the beautiful beaches.
Organizer: South Beach Dental Training Institute
When: Dec. 15–17
Where: Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua Hotel & Casino, Dominican Republic
Sleep Medicine and Dental Sleep Medicine: A Collaborative Approach to Sleep Disordered Breathing
Schedule some time to unwind after the busy holiday season with this Jesek Seminar Caribbean cruise. Enjoy stops in Key West, Costa Maya, Cozumel and Georgetown while you learn the latest on sleep disordered breathing.
Organizer: Jesek Seminars
When: Jan. 5–12
Where: Celebrity Edge, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Seeking Interdisciplinary Excellence
In February book a trip to San Francisco to attend this course focused on interdisciplinary dentistry. This course will show participants how specialists can better work in concert to improve the outcomes for patients.
Organizer: University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
When: Feb. 1
Where: University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco
25th Annual Ski & Learn
Ski trips can be expensive, so why not take advantage of some tax-deductible CE the next time you hit the slopes? Head to Park City this February and hear speakers on a variety of topics—from cone beams to new patient acquisition strategies.
Organizer: University of Minnesota
When: Feb. 5–9
Where: Westgate Park City Resort and Spa, Park City, Utah
CR Dentistry Update: Alaska Inside Passage Cruise
It’s never too early to plan next year’s summer vacation. Join longtime industry expert Gordon Christensen as you cruise on Holland America’s Oosterdam from Seattle, hitting ports in Victoria, British Columbia, and Alaska.
Organizer: Gordon Christensen’s Clinician’s Report
When: July 12–19
Where: Holland America’s Oosterdam departing Seattle