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Continuing Education Programs for Dental Professionals Announced by Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

June  07, 2010

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry recently announced its summer and fall series of continuing education programs open to all dental professionals. The school also continues to accept registrations for the 45th Annual Burke Dental Symposium in Monterey, Calif. June 25-26, 2010.

Spanning multiple areas of dentistry, these courses are geared towards dental hygienists and assistants, general practitioners and specialists interested in ensuring their skills and knowledge are up to date. Most continuing education programs will be held in San Francisco and Stockton, Calif., except for the Burke Symposium in Monterey. Upcoming programs include:

Multirooted Endodontics (Two-day, hands-on laboratory workshop)
June 11-12, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: David Brown, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S.D.; Christine I. Peters, D.M.D.; Ove A. Peters, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

The Aesthetic Revolution: Setting New Standards in Cosmetic Dentistry (Hands-on laboratory workshop)
June 18-20, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: Howard Chi, D.M.D., M.A.; Michael Jacobs, D.D.S., B.S., M.S.; Dino Javaheri, D.M.D.

Narrow Diameter Implants (Hands-on, patient-based workshop)
June 19, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: Peter Karsant, D.D.S.; Eugene LaBarre, D.M.D., M.S.

Certification in Radiation Safety for Dental Staff (Two-day certification program; offered multiple dates)
July 17 and Aug. 14 or Oct. 16 and 30, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructor: Gurminder Sidhu, B.D.S., M.S., D.D.S.

Hospital Dentistry (Didactic and demonstration program)
July 24-25, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: Paul Glassman, D.D.S., M.A., M.B.A.; Allen Wong, D.D.S., F.A.C.D., D.A.B.S.C.D.

45th Annual Burke Dental Symposium
June 25-26, 2010
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey
Honoring the long-standing affiliation between military and non-military dental professionals, the symposium focuses on a variety of topics including aesthetic dentistry, minimally invasive dentistry and dental technology advances.
Guest speakers: Barry Freydberg, D.D.S., F.A.G.D.; Marc Geissberger, D.D.S., M.A.; Edmund Hewlett, D.D.S.  

Certification in Radiation Safety for Dental Staff (Two-day, hands-on certification program)
Sept. 24; Oct. 22, 2010
Pacific Health Sciences Learning Center, Stockton
Instructors: Elena Francisco, B.S.D.H, R.D.H.A.P.; Deborah Horlak, R.D.H., B.A., M.S

Technology, Today and Tomorrow: Futuristic Dentistry (Didactic and hands-on workshop)
Oct. 1-2, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: Cynthia Brattesani, D.D.S.; Alan Budenz, M.S., D.D.S., M.B.A.; Marc Geissberger, D.D.S., M.A.; Faroud Hakim, D.D.S., M.B.A.; Parag Kachalia, D.D.S.; Gurminder Sidhu, B.D.S., M.S., D.D.S.

Smile Reconstruction Using Porcelain Veneers (Two-day laboratory workshop)
Oct. 15-16, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructors: Howard Chi, D.M.D., M.A.; Dino Javaheri, D.M.D.

Oral Surgery Dilemmas and Medical Emergencies in the General Dentistry Office (Didactic program)
Oct. 23, 2010
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco
Instructor: James A. Garibaldi, D.D.S., M.A.

For course registration information, fees and registration deadlines, visit http://dental.pacific.edu/ce1. Registration discounts are offered for members of the school's Alumni Association as well as for those who register online. For more information, or to register, call 415.929.6486 or e-mail cedental@pacific.edu.

"Our continuing education courses keep dental professionals up to speed on the latest trends in the field," said Dr. Patrick J. Ferrillo, Jr., dean of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. "We welcome all dental professionals to attend these courses and learn about the latest advances in dental technology, materials, technique and other areas."

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is authorized to award continuing dental education credits by the Dental Board of California. The school is an ADA CERP-recognized provider and all courses are accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry. Its continuing education courses are considered the premier hands-on laboratory and clinical/patient-based programs in Northern California.

One of the nation's premier dental schools, University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has served the Bay Area community since 1896. The School of Dentistry is committed to excellence in student-centered education, patient care and research. Its clinics, located in San Francisco, Union City and Stockton, offer quality, affordable dental services to children and adults throughout Northern California.

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Contact:  Office of Public Relations, 415.929.6434, pr@pacific.edu