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Upcoming CE & Events

August 1, 2018
Registration opens for WDDS 2018/19 Courses & Events  

Monday, March 11, 2019
WDDS Annual Business Meeting
"UMSoD Update" and "An MDA Update"
Dean Laurie McCauley & Deb Peters, DDS 
Weber's Inn, 6:15-8:45pm 
register here
March 22, 2019
Legislative Breakfast
Weber's Inn, 8-10am
register here
March 25-29, 2019

AAPS Spring Break

March 30, 2019
UMSoD, 2nd floor Blue Clinic
request info here
May 1-4, 2019
MDA Annual Session
Detroit, MI
Watch for registration opportunity!

​Spring, 2019
New Dentist Study Club
Need a Case Presenter Quarter Bistro, 6-8:30
request info here
May 6, 2019
WDDS all Committee meeting Weber's Inn, 6:30-8:00 (EB@5pm) request info here

August 1, 2018
Registration opens for WDDS 2018/19 Courses & Events

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

September 20, 2019
MDA/WDDS/Livingston All Day Meeting-TBD

Wednesday, September 25, WDDS evening meeting (takes place instead of 10/7)
Dr. Sreenvius Koka
WCC, 6:15

Monday, November 11, 2019
TBD Weber's Inn

Friday January 24, 2020 All Day
Cathy Jameson

February 2020
Night out event

Monday, March 9, 2020
TBD & MDA President

April 29-May 2, 2020
MDA Annual Session
Grand Rapids, MI

Monday, May 11, 2020
WDDS Planning meeting

October 15-19, 2020
ADA Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL

Past Events

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

November 6, 2018

New Dentist Study Club
Practice transitions
Jeff Brink, DDS

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

October 26, 2018--Canceled!!
A Multidisciplinary Healthcare Panel 
"Oral Cancer Management: A Dental and Medical Approach"
Washtenaw Community College

Monday, October 8, 2018
"Silver Diamine Fluoride: History, Science, Research and Clinical Application"
Allison Scully, DDS,MS
Weber's Inn, 6:15-8:45pm

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
"Dental Implant Treatment Planning: Implant Planning, Placement and Restoration"Dr. John Hamerink

May 8, 2018

WDDS Committee Planning

April 25-28
MDA Annual Session
The Lansing Center

March ​31, 2018 

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
Subject to change based on availability

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) 
Weber's Inn, Ann Arbor​

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

November 7, 2017--CANCELED!!!!!!
New Dentist Study Club
Quarter Bistro, 6-8:30

October 9, 2017
Dr. Diwaker Kinra 
"3D imaging in endodontics: The virtual microscope"
1 C​EU
Weber's Inn​ 6:15pm

October 6, 2017
A Multidisciplinary Healthcare Panel 
"Oral Cancer Management: A Dental and Medical Approach"
4.25 CEU's (0.25 CEU's towards Pain Management)
Go Where Meetings Matter,4735 Washtenaw Ave.  7:45am-1:30pm

September 20, 2017
Chad Caughran/Dr. Norbert Fernandez
"Implant success & failures"
New Dentist Study Club
Quarter Bistro, 6-8:30

May 8, 2017
WDDS Committee Planning
Weber's Inn, 5:30 EB, 6:30 All Committees

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