Continuing Dental Education

OHSU Continuing Dental Education

SOD sim lab
10th floor dental simulation lab


Welcome to the OHSU School of Dentistry the Office of Continuing Dental Education.  Receive your year-round courses taught by world-renowned researchers and scholars who present on topics that will make an immediate positive impact on your professional practices.

Explore our offerings, including pre-recorded online, live webinars, live lectures, and hands-on participation options. Stay ahead in your field with us. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions. Welcome to OHSU dental education excellence.

Course Listings

General Information

The OHSU School of Dentistry is committed to protecting your privacy. The information you provide when you register for a course on this website is collected for the purpose of correctly processing your payment. The OHSU School of Dentistry does not share, sell or trade information collected on our web site with outside parties.

The OHSU School of Dentistry understands the importance of the security of your personal information. We are committed to protect the confidentiality and integrity of any personal information that is shared with us on the web or offline. The OHSU School of Dentistry may collect your personal information ONLY if you elect to give us that information such as name, address, phone number, and e-mail address. However, the OHSU School of Dentistry will never store any credit card information when you make a gift online. An audited secure third party, such as, is used to process any online credit card transactions.

Upon registration for any activity with the Continuing Dental Education Department, the participant agrees that Oregon Health &Science University School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Department, its affiliates and all personnel associated with the courses are not responsible or liable for any injuries or damages sustained by the participant in connection with the scheduled activity and the participant hereby releases each of them from any claims against them arising directly or indirectly from any such injury or damage.

The registered participant grants permission of the Continuing Dental Education Department (and its designees and agents) to use the participant's image, likeness, actions and/or statements in any live recorded audio, video or photographic display or other transmission, exhibition, publications, or reproductions made of, about, or at, the activity without further authorization or compensation.

Participants may not use video or audio recording devices during the course or schedule activities.

Cancellation Policy:

If you wish to cancel a lecture course, you must notify the CDE office prior to the date of the course for the appropriate refund to be issued. Failure to do so will result in a "No Show". 

For cancellations:

When you need to cancel, you have two options:

1. Receive a full refund, minus a $35 processing fee. 

2. Transfer the full course fee to another CDE course(s) within the same CDE calendar year (Sept-June). 

If the CDE Department needs to cancel the course, you have two options:

1. Receive a full refund*

2. Transfer the full course fee to another CDE course(s) or when the course gets rescheduled*

(*Please keep in mind that the CDE office is not responsible for any travel expenses or penalties incurred by course registrants in case of course cancellation or revision.)

For "No Shows"

No refunds or fund transfers are available for "No Shows"

Participant Courses:

Refunds for CDE participation courses must be requested at least 14 days before the first meeting of the course. These courses have a non-refundable $100, which covers the cost of non-refundable materials. If you cancel less than 14 days before the course, you will receive a monetary refund if the CDE office can fill your spot with another participant. In such cases, funds, minus the $100 deposit, may be transferred to another course within the same CDE calendar year if the request is made 14 days before the course.

Pre-Recorded Online Courses: 

Each course may be a little different as to how long you have to access the course material. Typically course materials need to be viewed within 3 months from the date of registration. No refunds will be given for online courses. 

Refund Exceptions:

No refund penalty will be charged for last-minute emergencies. However, the CDE office must be contacted by noon on the course date to report an emergency. You can receive a full refund or transfer the money to another CDE course within the same course year (September – June).

Acts of Nature:

In the event of snow, earthquakes, or other acts of nature, please check the CDE homepage or call the CDE office for instructions.

Programs Offered in Partnership with Other Organizations:

Cancellation policies for programs offered in partnership with other organizations may vary. Refer to specific course information for details.

Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education activity by Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure or product by this institution.

If you are interested in renting space from the SOD, please send an email to 

We would be happy to see if your event qualifies for ADA CERP CE credits. There is a $400 application fee and a $35 fee for every CE verification needed. Please click on the link here to be transferred to our application page. 

Continuing Dental Education Department
2730  S. Moody Ave
Portland, OR. 97201
Phone: 503-494-8857



OHSU 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.


OHSU is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.