Office of Continuing Education and Publications
Upcoming Course Schedule
- Jan. 5-8
Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary – Restorative Course in Memphis, Tenn. (1 of 3 wks)
- Feb. 2-5
Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary – Restorative Course (2 of 3 wks);
- February 6-7
Administering Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen for the Dental Hygienist in Memphis, Tenn.
- February 7
Monitoring Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen for the Dental Assistant in Memphis, Tenn.
- March 2-5
Expanded Functions for Dental Auxiliary – Restorative Course (3 of 3 wks)
- March 6-8
William F. Slagle Dental Meeting in Memphis, Tenn.
- March 17
Certification in Sealant Application for the Dental Assistant in Memphis, Tenn.
All state boards of Dentistry require both Dentists and Dental Hygienists to complete various hours of continuing education annually in accordance with their state's dental rules and regulations for licensing. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry is designated a nationally approved sponsor by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this sponsor are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. The current term of acceptance extends from January 2012 to December 2015. The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry is designated as a recognized provider by the Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) conducted under the auspices of American Dental Association.
Continuing education courses that are presented cover all aspects of the practice of Dentistry including new knowledge that may not be widely accepted by the profession. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial material or commercial reference. Please be aware that the presentation of such course material should not be considered as an endorsement or approval of a particular philosophy, product, or procedure. Courses presented are acceptable by those states that recognize the ADA (CERP) and AGD approved providers. Upon completion of the course each participant will receive a certificate of completion, which includes the name, and date of the course, as well as the credit earned.