Continuing Dental Education

Working to meet dental professionals' needs

Our Office of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provides outstanding educational opportunities for dental professionals. We work closely with faculty and dental and dental hygiene societies and professionals in private practice to design programs to meet the dental community's needs.

Each year, we offer programs by local and international experts. The programs are both lecture and participation format and are designed to maximize attendees' learning opportunities.

If you're interested in seeing a particular topic or presenter at the Faculty of Dentistry, we welcome your suggestions. Please contact us at 902. 494.1674 or cde.dentistry@dal.ca.

Homecoming 2022 Activities and CE Day

September 22 to 24, 2022

IMPORTANT UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO PENDING WEATHER

The speakers have been invited to deliver thier sessions at a later date. Once a date has been finalized, registration will be opened. Anyone who was registered for September 24th, will be notified by email of the new date.

Registration fees will be refunded by September 30, 2022. 

Vist the Homecoming 2022 page for full details and to register for these events.

Registration is closed

Fall 2022 CE Courses

Medical emergencies for the dental office - Certification course *
November 18, 2022 | 3.5 lecture hours | in-person 
Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Laural Murphy
Register here | Limited enrollment

Medical emergencies for the dental office - Certification course **
November 18, 2022 | 3.5 lecture and 2.5 hands-on hours | In-person
Dr. Chris Lee, Dr. Laural Murphy, and Darryl Chickness
Registration will open September 26, 2022 | Limited enrollment

Nitrous oxide sedation - Certification course *
November 19 & 20, 2022 | In-person
Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Shannon Fitzpatrick
Register here | Limited enrollment

Local anesthetic course for the dental hygienst - Certification course
December 3 & 4, 2022 | 16 lecture and 13 hands-on CE hours | Asychronous and in-person
(pre-reading lecture material will be available November 3, 2022)
Dr. James Brady and Dr. JC Doucet
Register here | Limilited enrollment

Medical Emergencies for the dental office - Certification course
Opens September 2022 | 3.5 lecture hours | Asychronous, webinar, self-pace
Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Laural Murphy
Registration will open later this fall

Small field of view cone-beam computed tomography for dentistry (CBCT): Application and interpretation *
Dr. Curtis Gregoire
More details will be coming shortly
Registration will open September 2022

* meets PDBNS requirements
** pre-requisite for Nitrious Oxide Sedation - Certification course. This course is available only to those taking the NO2 course due to limited enrollment. If you want to be added to the website in case some non-NO2 spaces open, please email the CPE office.

If you are interested in any of the above-listed courses and would like to be added to the waitlist, please email the CPE office. If you are on the waitlist, you will be notified when the dates are confirmed and registration is open.

ACDE Webinar Series

Follow this link for the full list of ACDE courses being offered.

Saturday, October 1, 2022 |12:00 to 2:00 PM (Atlantic Time) |2.0 CE lecture hours | webinar
How to practically manage the side effects of mandibular advancement devices in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea
Dr. Julia Cohen-Levy
Register here | $99 CDN

Thursday, October 6, 2022 |9:00 to 10:00 PM (Atlantic Time) |1.0 CE lecture hour | webinar
Recognizing and managing critical oral pathology
Dr. Sarah Glass
Register here | $59 CDN

Monday, October 17, 2022 |9:00 to 11:00 PM (Atlantic Time) |2.0 CE lecture hours | webinar
Alternative medicine for the dental healthcare provider
Dr. Pamela Alberto
Registration to open shortly | $99 CDN

Friday, October 21, 2022 |12:00 to 1:30 PM (Atlantic Time) |1.5 CE lecture hours | webinar
Top 5 prescribed drugs: What do you need to know?
Dr. Aviv Ouanounou
Register here | $75 CDN

New online registration system - Live!

You can now convieniently register for all your CE courses through our new online registration system. As courses are loaded into the registration system, links will added to the course listings below.

The new registration system will allow you to create an individual profile where you can manage your personal information and your registration for CE courses. When you are setting up your profile, under the student category please select one of the following: DDS/Alumnus; DDS/Non-Alumnus; ADHP/Alumnus; or ADHP/Non-Alumnus

On your individual profile page, we will add your CE documents and course certificates for any courses you have completed since September 1, 2020. Once they are attached to your profile, our staff can easily access the documents and send you copies, if you need them.

The registration system has a shopping cart feature that allows you to register for multiple courses at one time.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact CPE at cde.dentistry@dal.ca.

COVID guidelines for in-person courses

Dalhousie University is following NS health guidelines with respect to COVID protocols.

  • Participants attending any CE event who are guests to the university, will be asked to provide proof of vaccine before being allowed to enter the building
  • People will be required to maintain a safe distance
  • It is mandatory to wear face masks
  • Room capacity has been reduced to 50%. 
  • To attend any in-person events, you must pre-register. There are no walk-in registrations permitted.

 

Working to meet dental professionals' needs

Our Office of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provides outstanding educational opportunities for dental professionals. We work closely with faculty and dental and dental hygiene societies and professionals in private practice to design programs to meet the dental community's needs.

Each year, we offer programs by local and international experts. The programs are both lecture and participation format and are designed to maximize attendees' learning opportunities.

If you're interested in seeing a particular topic or presenter at the Faculty of Dentistry, we welcome your suggestions. Please contact us at 902. 494.1674 or cde.dentistry@dal.ca.

Homecoming 2022 Activities and CE Day

September 22 to 24, 2022
Join us for 3 days of in-person activities to meet up with friends, colleagues and your alumni classmates. 

This year the CE Day sessions include:

Vist the Homecoming 2022 page for full details and to register for these events.

Register here for CE Day | $375 Dentists, $175 ADHP 

Fall 2022 CE Courses

Small field of view cone-beam computed tomography for dentistry (CBCT): Application and interpretation *
Dr. Curtis Gregoire
More details will be coming shortly
Registration will open September 2022

Medical Emergencies for the Dental Office - Certification course *
Date - TBD | 3.5 lecture hours | in-person
Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Laural Murphy
Registration will open this summer

Medical Emergencies for the Dental Office - Certification course **
Date - TBD | 3.5 lecture and 2.5 hands-on hours | In-person
Dr. Chris Lee, Dr. Laural Murphy, and Darryl Chickness
Registration will open this summer

Medical Emergencies for the dental office - Certification course
Opens September 2022 | 3.5 lecture hours | Asychronous, webinar, self-pace
Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Laural Murphy
Registration will open this summer

Nitrous Oxide Sedation - Certification course *
Date: TBD | In-person
Dr. Chris Lee, Dr. Curtis Gregorie, and Dr. Shannon Fitzpatrick
Registration will open this summer

* meets PDBNS requirements
** pre-requisite for Nitrious Oxide Sedation - Certification course. This course is available only to those taking the NO2 course due to limited enrollment. If you want to be added to the website in case some non-NO2 spaces open, please email the CPE office.

If you are interested in any of the above-listed courses and would like to be added to the waitlist, please email the CPE office. If you are on the waitlist, you will be notified when the dates are confirmed and registration is open.

ACDE Webinar Series

Follow this link for the full list of ACDE courses being offered.

 

New online registration system - Live!

You can now convieniently register for all your CE courses through our new online registration system. As courses are loaded into the registration system, links will added to the course listings below.

The new registration system will allow you to create an individual profile where you can manage your personal information and your registration for CE courses. When you are setting up your profile, under the student category please select one of the following: DDS/Alumnus; DDS/Non-Alumnus; ADHP/Alumnus; or ADHP/Non-Alumnus

On your individual profile page, we will add your CE documents and course certificates for any courses you have completed since September 1, 2020. Once they are attached to your profile, our staff can easily access the documents and send you copies, if you need them.

The registration system has a shopping cart feature that allows you to register for multiple courses at one time.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact CPE at cde.dentistry@dal.ca.

COVID guidelines for in-person courses

Dalhousie University is following NS health guidelines with respect to COVID protocols.

  • Participants attending any CE event who are guests to the university, will be asked to provide proof of vaccine before being allowed to enter the building
  • People will be required to maintain a safe distance
  • It is mandatory to wear face masks
  • Room capacity has been reduced to 50%. 
  • To attend any in-person events, you must pre-register. There are no walk-in registrations permitted.