News, CE & Events

News

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Upcoming CE & Events

August 1, 2022
Registration will open for WDDS 2021/22 Courses & Events

Friday September 9, 2022
This Course has reached maximum registrants, wait list only

"Infection Control, Jurisprudence, and Implicit Bias – Oh My!"
Weber's Inn - 6 CEU's
 
Monday October 10, 2022 
"How to Fire Someone the Right Way"
Brandy Ryan, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP
Weber's Inn - 1CEU
register here
Thursday November 3, 2022
New DDS Event
"Indications for Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment & Addressing Complex Orthodontic Cases"
Brandon Shoukri, DDS, MS
Location TBD, 1CEU
get more info 
Monday November 7, 2022
"Dental Sleep Medicine at the University of Michigan"
Geoffrey E. Gerstner, DDS, MS, PhD, D.ABDSM
Weber's Inn - 1CEU
register here
Monday January 9, 2023
"Prevention Strategies for Back and Neck Pain"
David Oliver, PT, OCS, Dip. MDT
Weber's Inn - 1CEU

February 2023
Night-Out Event - TBD
 
Monday March 13, 2023
WDDS General & Business Meeting
Weber's Inn*, 6:15-8:45 pm
Vince Benivegna, DDS, MS & Lisa Knowles, DDS
"MDA Update" & "BUILT TO LAST: It’s Time to Take Care Of Yourself First, Not Your Patients"
1.25 CEU

Past Events
Tuesday June 28, 2022 
Cybersecurity Webinar
Advantagetech

Monday May 9, 2022
 

WDDS Virtual All Committee Meeting

End March 2022
New Dentist Study Club
"Oral Surgery/Pedo"  

Monday March 7, 2022
WDDS General & Business Meeting
Weber's Inn*, 6:15-8:45 pm
Mike Maihofer, DDS & Arthur Lamia, DDS, MS, FICOI 
"MDA Update" & "Cracked Teeth"

February 4, 2022
Night-Out Event

Monday January 10, 2022

Mark Murphy, DDS
"Occlusion for Everyday Dentistry"

Monday, November 8, 2021
Howard Bleiwas, CPA
 "2021 Tax Reforms, Tax Deductions, Office Retirement Plans"

October 26, 2021
Dmitry Vodopyanov, DDS
"Advancements in Endodontics"

October 23, 2021
New Dentist & New Members & Families Tailgate

October 14, 2021
WDDS Virtual Legislative Event

October 11 - 13, 2021
ADA Annual Meeting 
Las Vegas, NV*

Monday October 11, 2021 
I. Eagle,RDH & J.Cullen, RDH
"Cannabis & Vaping"

Friday September 17, 2021
Karen Baker
"Advances in Dental Pharmacotherapy"

Tuesday March 9, 2021

"Clinical and Radiographic update on Head & Neck Neoplasms"
Macksood Aftab, DO, MHA, ALM, CAQ; Julianna Hukill, DDS, MS

Wednesday February 17, 2021
"Young Dentist Strategies to Navigate in a Post Covid World!"
Tom Lambert, DDS

Monday January 11, 2021
"The Pediatric Upper Airway From Obstruction to Oral Ties - What the Dentist Should Know"
Erin Kirkham, MD, MPH

Tuesday December 1
, 2020
"Conducting a DIY Respirator Fit Test"
Anthony Smykla & Aaron Jacob

Monday, November 9, 2020

"An overview of common TMJ disorders, their causes, initial management, and algorithm for surgical management"
Sharon Aronovich DMD, FRCD(C) 

Monday October 12, 2020
"Invisalign: Will my clincheck work this way?"
Brad Stieper, DDS,MS

Monday, September 21, 2020
New Dentist Study Club
Mr. Craig Start
"Maximize the Return on your Membership with MDA"

Friday, February 7, 2020
Night Out Event

 Friday January 24, 2020 6CEU's All Day
Cathy Jameson, PhD
"Overcoming “I’ll Think About It” "

Tuesday January 14, 2020
Green Dentistry, Lisa L. Knowles, DDS
Arbor Brewing

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
New Dentist Study Club
Field Trip to Ward Dental Lab

Monday, November 11, 2019
Elizabeth Hatfield, DDS, MS"
"My Face Hurts-Can you help me? Diagnosis & Management of TMD & Orofacial Pain"
(Original speaker, Anjoo Ely, DDS, was canceled due to inclement weather)

THURSDAY, September 26, WDDS general meeting (Thursday instead of a Monday)
"The Platinum Rule in Dentistry"
Sreenvius Koka, DDS, MS

September 20, 2019
MDA/WDDS/Livingston All Day, 6CEU's  Meeting, WCC, Morris Lawrence Bldg-
Barbara Steinberg, DDS
"Medical Update for the Dental Team" and The 4 “S’s” of Optimal Aging “Sex, Sleep, Stress, and Social Networks” Includes 3 pain management CEU's.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
New Dentist Study Club
Bowling Social at Revel & Roll

Sunday, September 15
ASDA Golf Outing
Stonebridge Golf Course

September 4-8, 2019
ADA Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

May 6, 2019
WDDS all Committee meeting

Spring, 2019
New Dentist Study Club
Dr. Lizzie Hatfield, TMD

May 1-4, 2019
MDA Annual Session
Detroit, MI

March 30, 2019
GKAS Day
UMSoD, 2nd floor Blue Clinic

March 22, 2019
Legislative Breakfast

Monday, March 11, 2019
WDDS Annual Business Meeting
Dean Laurie McCauley & Deb Peters, DDS
"UMSoD Update" and "An MDA Update"

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
New DDS Study Club-Invisilign-B.Stieper, DDS,MS

Friday January 25, 2018 
"Nutrition, Anthropology and Craniofacial Development"
Kevin Boyd, DDS,MS
"Cariology"--3CEU's for pm course, 
Margherita Fontana,DDS, PhD

Monday, November 12, 2018
Paul C. Lopez, DDS, MS, MD
"An Effort to Do No (more) Harm: America’s Crisis of Well-Intentioned Iatrogenic Addiction and Lessons Learned" 

November 6, 2018

New Dentist Study Club
Practice transitions
Jeff Brink, DDS

October 18-22, 2018
ADA Annual Session
Honolulu, Hawaii

Monday, October 8, 2018
"Silver Diamine Fluoride: History, Science, Research and Clinical Application"
Allison Scully, DDS,MS

September 21, 2018
"Seven Habits of Highly Effective Practices"
Gary DeWood, DDS, MS (Spear Institute)

September 11, 2018
New Dentist Study Club
"Creative prosthodontic rehabilitation for the head and neck cancer patient"
Riley Schaff, DDS

May 10, 2018
New DDS Study Club
Dr. John Hamerink
"Dental Implant Treatment Planning: Implant Planning, Placement and Restoration"

May 8, 2018

WDDS Committee Planning

April 25-28
MDA Annual Session
The Lansing Center

March 31, 2018 
GKAS--UMSoD

March 16, 2018
Legislative Breakfast

March 12, 2018
General & Business Meeting
Dr. Wenche Borgnakke
“Systemic Effects of the Traveling Oral Microbiome & Periodontal Treatment”

Friday February 2, 2018 
Nite-out Event
5:15pm Common Grill & 8pm Purple Rose Theater 

January 12, 2018
1/2 Day (am) 
Dr. Joseph Alamet
"Pain Management"
3 CEU's (fulfills the Mi State Board of Dentistry's requirement in Pain Management for individuals holding a Dental License of 3 CEU's/Hours every License Renewal Cycle)  

November 13, 2017
Professor Elizabeth Campbell
"Human Trafficking Recognition"
1 CEU & fulfills the requirement for healthcare providers 
Weber's Inn 6:15pm

October 9, 2017
Dr. Diwaker Kinra 
"3D imaging in endodontics: The virtual microscope" 

October 6, 2017
A Multidisciplinary Healthcare Panel 
"Oral Cancer Management: A Dental and Medical Approach"

September 20, 2017
Chad Caughran/Dr. Norbert Fernandez
"Implant success & failures"
New Dentist Study Club

May 8, 2017
WDDS Committee Planning

April 26-29 2017
MDA Annual Session
The DeVos Center Grand Rapids





















 













 

 

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