Continuing Dental Education

OHSU Dental School


Stay up to date with the ever-changing world of dentistry with our state-of-the-art continuing education facility in Portland's beautiful South Waterfront District next to the Tilikum Crossing Bridge.

  • Our courses are taught by world-renown researchers and scholars who present on topics that will make an immediate positive impact on your professional practices.
  • We offer a wide range of continuing education opportunities, hosting 50-70 CE events annually for dental health professionals, clinical researchers, biomedical scientists, and dental educators.
  • Our courses provide relevant, evidence-based resources to help you in your practice and to meet your license renewal requirements.
  • The SoD CE Team is expanding our library of online offerings. Stay tuned!



Better Together: Collaboration between OHSU SOD CE and OAGD

OHSU SOD CE Department and Oregon AGD are excited to work together to support the life-long learning of Oregon dental professionals! Starting this fall we are collaborating with joint programming that will take advantage of our shared resources to better serve the goal of creating the high-level comprehensive CE curriculum you expect. 


ACDE Seminar Series

The Association of Continuing Dental Educators brings together individuals who represent college and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States. OHSU and 31 member schools are jointly providing this series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders. Each lecture is hosted by a different school, but CE verification of participation will be provided by the school with which you registered. Check out our current course listings and look for the "ACDE Web Series" in the title.  


Dental Immunization Training Program

Yes, dentists and dental hygienists can now give vaccines in Oregon, with our training! Visit our new Oregon Dental Immunization Resource page for more information and up to date news. 


Oral Pathology Series 

OHSU SOD CE Department and University of Washington CE Department have teamed up to offer this amazing Oral Pathology Series taught by Dr. Dolphine Oda. This 4 part series will be September through December meeting once a month. The course will go over Bone Pathology, Soft Tissue Pathology, Epithelial Pathology, and Biopsy and Fixatives. Click the yellow button below for a list of courses and look for the title "Oral Path Series". Feel free to come to one or come to all! 

Upcoming Courses

ACDE Web Series: Digial Dentistry: Novelty or Necessity? 
Les Kalaman, D.D.S.
Webinar, 1 CE Credit, $39 per participant 

ACDE Web Series: Most Common Oral Lesions: What You Need to Know in Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, and Oral Radiology
Firoozeh Samim, D.M.D., D.Sc., Dip ABOMP, FRCD(c)
Webinar, 2 CE Credits, $69 per participant 

Hands-On Vaccine Training 
Mary Pat Califano, BSN, RN, MBA
Hands-on, 2 CE Credits. $99 per participant 

Tilikum Crossing 4-1: Oral Dysfunction and Medical Management of Dental Caries
David Carsten, D.D.S., Joel Berg, D.D.S., M.S., Linda D'Onofrio, M.S., CCC-SLP
Webinar, 6 CE Credits, $59 per participant or $499 for series of 10

ACDE Web Series: Geriatric Oral Health Platform
Maryam Tabrizi, R.D.H., D.M.D., M.P.H.
Webinar, 1.5 CE Credits, $59 per participant

Soft Reline for Dentures: An Expanded Function Certificate Course
Janice Kalina, D.D.S.
Participation, 3 CE Credits, $250 per participant

Oral Pathology Series 1-1: Bone Pathology 
This course is sponsored by a partnership with Universiry of Washington and OHSU  
Dolphine Oda, B.D.S., MSc 
Webinar, 2 CE Credits, $69 per participant

ACDE Web Series: Diagnosis of Common Nodules and Masses of the Oral Cavity
Nagamani Narayana, D.D.S. 
Webinar, 1 CE Credit, $39 per participant 

Optimal Occlusion: Diagnosis and Treatment*
*This course is brought to you by our partner OAGD
Kevin Kwiecien, D.M.D. 
See website for details

2021 Cantwell Memorial Lecture: Producing Durable Direct Esthetic Dental Restorations form the Tooth Group Up
Carmem Pfeifer, D.D.S., Ph.D, & Jack Ferracane, Ph.D.
Webinar, 6 CE Credits, $75 OHSU Alumni, $125 Non-Alumni, Recent Alumni (2020-2021) $25

ACDE Web Series: The 2017 Periodontal Classification
Deborah Foyle, D.D.S.
Webinar, 2 CE Credits, $69 per participant

ACDE Web Series: A Review of Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Non-Restorative Managmement of Caries Lesions in Primary and Permanent Teeth
Margherita Fontana, D.D.S., Ph.D. 
Webinar, 1CE Credit, $39 per participant

For a complete list of current and upcoming courses please click on the yellow button below 



Oregon Health & Science University 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 dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.


Oregon Health and Science University is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.