annual meeting
Thank you!
2021 Alumni Weekend

Thank you all for joining us for a wonderful weekend! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

Virtual Gala

Wednesday, February 24

Pre-Weekend Event – Panel of Experts
Panel discussion for transitioning dentists and those seeking practice opportunities. To register, contact Anita Ayers at

Thursday, February 25

Virtual Vendor Floor – Commercial Exhibits
9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Thursday only: The vendor floor is open to entire membership at no charge.)
Dental Companies: Register Here to Exhibit ›

Friday, February 26

Live Lectures
Including the 35th Frederick T. West Orthodontic Lectureship

  • Friday’s full-day lectures, divided into two three-hour sections, will break from 12:15 to 1:00 pm.
  • Each three-hour lecture will break for 15 minutes after 90 minutes.
  • During the 15-minute breaks, pre-recorded videos of stretches will help you get the kinks out.


Will A. Andrews, DDS — Orthodontics
Brian B. Toorani ’99, DDS — Dental Technology
Edward A. McLaren ’83, DDS — Cosmetic Dentistry
Ralan D. M. Wong ’92, DDS — Endodontics
Matthew R. Young, DDS — Implants
Christine l. Quinn, DDS, MS —  Medical Emergencies

The Virtual Vendor floor – Commercial Exhibits 
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Open only to Annual Meeting course registrants.)
Dental Companies: Register Here to Exhibit ›

Evening Programs

The following events are no charge. Registration is required.

Virtual Recognition Program
4:30 – 5:30 pm

  • Welcome from 2020-2021 Alumni Association president, Dr. Alan Budenz, Associate
  • Remarks from our dean, Dr. Nader Nadershahi ’94
  • Greetings from new University president Mr. Chris Callahan
  • Presentation of Medallion of Distinction Awards (recipients’ names will be announced in January)
  • Presentation of reunion class gifts
  • Memorial remarks from the family of Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni ’48, our late, beloved Dean Emeritus
  • Installation of 2021-2022 Alumni Association Officers and Board of Directors
  • Closing remarks from out next Alumni president, Dr. Richard Creaghe ’86

Reunion & Breakout Sessions
5:30 – 6:15 pm
This event will provide rooms for class reunion get-togethers and other alumni groupings.

Legacy Ball: Through the Looking Glass
6:15 – 7:15 pm
More info ›

Saturday, February 27

Live Lectures  
Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH - Periodontics 
Steven D. Barrabee, JD – California Dental Law 
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS – Infection Control

The Virtual Vendor floor – Commercial Exhibits 
8:30 am – 2:00 pm (Open only to Annual Meeting course registrants.)
Dental Companies: Register Here to Exhibit ›

To receive CE units, each attendee, including auxiliaries, must register individually with their unique email address.

Alumni and Associate Members attending lectures must be current on payment of dues.

Exempt from dues:

  • Members of the Class of 2020
  • Members whose graduation year is 1961 or earlier
  • Members with Life Membership status

Annual Meeting Fees:
Fees for access to lecture courses to earn CEUs:

 Category Through Feb 16 Feb 17 and after
Dentists $70 $120
Dentists, Grads of classes 2017-2020 $60 $110
Dental Hygienists (Alums and Associates) $55 $105
Dentists (Option: Join as an Associate!) $350 $400
Dental Hygienists (Option: Join as an Associate!) $175 $225
Dental Assistants $150 $200
Monitor lectures without earning CEUs $0 $0

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry would like to acknowledge and thank Patterson Dental for generous support of the 122nd Annual Alumni Meeting, Align Technology for supporting Friday’s programming, and Bien Air and SoFi for supporting lectures.