There are three ways to register for our continuing dental education programs:

  1. Online — Register online 24/7. Save 15% on selected courses if you are a current dues-paying member of the Alumni Association or save 20% off regular tuition if you are a recent graduate (last five years). Email cedental@pacific.edu to request the alumni discount code.
  2. By phone — Call 415.929.6486
  3. By mail — If you would like to pay by check, download a registration form, print it out and send it along with your payment to:
    Division of Continuing Dental Education
    Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
    155 Fifth Street, 4th floor
    San Francisco, CA 94103

If you would like to register for a program but encounter problems with the online registration, please contact us at cedental@pacific.edu or call us at 415.929.6486.

Payment Methods

We accept Visa, American Express, Discover and MasterCard. All checks should be made payable to University of the Pacific.

Limited Enrollment

Due to limited enrollment, early registration is encouraged for all programs. Registrations are processed in the order in which they are received. If a limited enrollment course is already filled, you may request your name be placed on a particular course's waiting list. However, this does not guarantee you a space in the following year's program. Upon receipt of your application and tuition, a confirmation of your registration will be mailed to you.

Insurance Coverage

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is not responsible for providing liability or malpractice insurance in hands-on, patient treatment courses. Participants enrolled in courses that require patients may be asked to provide proof of such insurance coverage and a copy of their dental license.

Course Credit

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is authorized to award continuing education credits by Dental Board of California. These courses meet the Dental Board of California's requirements for issuance of units of continuing education. One unit of credit is awarded for each hour of instruction. All courses are accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry for fellowship/mastership credit. The University is also a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE).

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry designates its activities for a specified number of continuing education credits. One unit of credit is awarded for each hour of instruction. Please refer to the individual course descriptions for credit designation. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

Enrollment and Cancellation Policy

The Division of Continuing Education reserves the right to end registration when an enrollment limit is reached and to cancel, modify or alter content or faculty for any course if circumstances indicate the need for such a change. If the school finds it necessary to cancel a course, a full tuition refund will be granted. All attempts to contact registrants will be made as soon as possible in the event of a course cancellation. Other than tuition, the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is under no financial obligation to reimburse participants for airline tickets, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred should the need to cancel or reschedule a program arise.

For participant cancellations received at least two weeks prior to course date, a refund or credit will be issued towards a future Division of Continuing Education course. Refunds or tuition credit will not be issued for participant no-shows or cancellations less than two weeks prior to course date.

Location

Unless otherwise specified, all courses are held at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, California. Signs will be posted to direct you to the assigned registration area and classroom within the school.

Parking and Public Transportation

The dental school is easily reachable by public transportation. If you choose to drive, allow yourself plenty of time to park. Public parking garages are available at your own expense nearby. For directions to the school, please see our map/directions.

Photography

Photographing, recording or videotaping any Dugoni School of Dentistry continuing education program is not allowed without advance written permission from the Artthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. From time to time, a photographer may be present and taking photographs of various courses, instructors and attendees for marketing and advertising purposes. Participants not wishing to be photographed should inform the course director, photographer or the Division of Continuing Dental Education.

Other

Participants are responsible for their own meals unless otherwise specified.

Questions?

If you need further information, please contact the Division of Continuing Dental Education at 415.929.6486 or cedental@pacific.edu.


Save Money with CDE Tuition Discounts

The Division of Continuing Dental Education offers a variety of tuition discounts for course participants. 

Early Bird Tuition Discounts

Early Bird Tuition is available to everyone and is offered for most hands-on programs sponsored by the Division of Continuing Dental Education. The deadline for the Early Bird Tuition is typically 30 days prior to the program start date (mini residencies have a greater lead time) and a discount code is not needed. Check our CDE Catalog or  Upcoming Courses page on our registration website for specific programs and deadlines.

Past Participant Discounts

The Division of Continuing Dental Education offers tuition discounts to past participants of our annual programs, including the Pacific/UCSF Island Dental Colloquium, Charles A. Sweet, Sr. Pediatric Dentistry Memorial Lecture, Weekend in the Wine Country and the Colonel Allyn D. Burke Memorial Dental Symposium. Discount information is emailed, and usually mailed, to past participants in advance of the past participant deadlines.

Alumni Association Members

Dues-paying alumni and associate members of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry are eligible for a 15% discount off of regular tuition for most CDE programs sponsored by the Division of Continuing Dental Education. This discount does not apply towards travel programs or specially discounted programs, and is non-transferable. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts for CDE programs.  Email cedental@pacific.edu to receive your discount code.

Recent Dugoni School Graduates

For recent graduates (five years out) of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry’s DDS, DH or specialty programs are eligible for a 20% discount off of regular tuition for most CDE programs sponsored by the Division of Continuing Dental Education. This discount does not apply towards travel programs or specially discounted programs, and is non-transferable. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts for CDE programs. Email cedental@pacific.edu to receive your discount code.