Continuing Dentistry Education

School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education

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.

Continuing Dental Education Events

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Current Courses

Featured events

Cantwell Memorial Lecture

September 14-15, 2018: Cantwell Memorial Lecture 

Five top of their field speakers cover a wide range of oral health topics, from common and important soft tissue enlargements to an oral oropharyngeal cancer update. Sept. 14th, 6 pm to 8 pm, will be Pub CE Night at the Lucky Lab Brewery in NW Portland. Sep 15th, 8 am to 4 pm, Cantwell Lecture at the OHSU CLSB building 2730 SW Moody Ave. Click the course name above for a link to more information and to register. Please note: If registration is closed, you can still come and sign up the day of the event. Day of registration may result in limited supplies and food. 



October 26, 2018: 15th Annual PROH 'Dental Myths and Controversies' 

Join this fast-paced morning with six speakers addressing some of those confusing and contentious myths and controversies that face us in dentistry today. Speakers will have 40 minutes to present new issues by introducing their topic, identifying the opposing viewpoints, reviewing the relevant research, presenting their position on the topic based on their understanding of the evidence, and answering your questions. Click the course name above for a link to more information and to register. 


November 1-2, 2018: 13th Annual Oregon Oral Health Coalition Conference
The Oregon Oral Health Coalition's (OrOHC) 13th Annual Fall Conference, Conversations for Change: A Catalyst in Innovation and Integration, will be held at the Hilton Double Tree Hotel in Portland, Oregon. This statewide conference is the premier dental and oral public health event for organizations, medical and dental providers, businesses, public health workers, and local communities partnering together to build a stronger, healthier Oregon. More Information

Calendar for Continuing Dental Education events

September 7, 2018: Surgical Extractions, Third Molar Impaction Surgery and Related Procedures - Register now

September 15, 2018: Cantwell Memorial Lecture - Register now

September 22, 2018: Infection Control Update 2018 - Register now

October, 26, 2018: 15th Annual PROH Conference 'Dental Myths and Controversies' - Register now

November 3, 2018: Pit and Fissure Sealant Course - Register now

November 9, 2018: Advanced Pediatric Oral Maxillofacial and Pathology - Register now

November 19, 2018: Local Anesthetics Course - Registration opening soon

November 30, 2018: Mastering Sedation: Nitrous Review - Register now 

November 30-December 2, 2018: Mastering Minimal Sedation: A Permitting Course - Register now

December 1-2, 2018: Mastering Sedation: A Nitrous Permitting Course - Register now 

January 4, 2019: Dental Radiology Proficiency Course - Register now 

January 10, 2019: Diagnosing Peri-Implantitis and Current Treatment Options - Register now 

January 11, 2019: Soft Reline for Dentures: An Expanded Function Certificate Course - Register now 

February 2, 2019: Maximizing Medical Claim Success for the Dental Practice - Register now

March 1, 2019: Risk Management (AM) - Register now 

March 1, 2019: Medical Emergencies (PM) - Register now 

March 2, 2019: OSA and the General Dental Practice: A Paradigm for Success - Registration opening soon

March 11, 2019: Record Keeping Course - Register now

March 8-10, 14-17, 20-22, 2019: Three Week Basic Restorative Course for Dental Hygienists and EFDA Dental Assistants -Registration opening soon 

March 16, 2019: Photography for Dental Documentation and Shade Matching - Registration opening soon

March 23, 2019: Instrument Sharpening Course - Registration opening soon 

April 13, 2019: Posterior Composite Course on the Portland Spirit Cruise - Registration opening soon 

April 25, 2019: Anterior Composite Course - Registration opening soon 

May 2019: Dental Radiology Proficiency Course - Registration opening soon

June 1, 2019: Temporomandibular Joint Disorders - Register now 

June 23-30, 2019: Alaskan Cruise - Registration opening soon

Online Continuing Dental Education courses

Online IV Sedation Course

Online Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Minimal Sedation Update

Online Medical Emergencies Course

Online Infection Control Course

For more information and to register for classes, please click on the yellow "Current Courses" button above or call 503-494-8857