Continuing Education Course Listing

christensen_webThe UMSOD Office of Continuing Education offers nearly 400 hours of continuing dental education courses each year. We are dedicated to lifelong learning and want to help you achieve your goals. Check this site often, as more courses are added frequently.

Have a question? Email or call 410-706-2282. We hope to see you at an upcoming course.

2020 Courses

Online Course - Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners

In partnership with the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry is offering the continuing education course "Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for the Dental Practitioner", online. This is a two (2) continuing education hour course.

Once you register, you will receive a confirmation by email, within 24 to 48 hours, with further instructions.

Once you have registered, and are sent a confirmation, there will be no refund.

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  • Nitrous Oxide Administration and Monitoring for the Dental Hygienist
    The Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners (MSBDE) adopted rules and regulations which allow properly-trained registered dental hygienists to monitor and administer nitrous oxide sedation during dental related procedures. This course fulfills MSBDE educational requirements for registered dental hygienists.




  • A Potpourri Of Interdisciplinary Orthodontics POSTPONED
    This program will provide a review of the current proposed forms of treatment for cases missing anterior and posterior teeth, with emphasis on maxillary lateral incisors. Clinical situations will be used to illustrate the decision process on treating mutilated dentition.

  • CDT Coding Reimbursement-2020 POSTPONED
    This CDT 2020 coding/reimbursement workshop is provided with the most accurate and up to date information by a current dental director of a dental benefits company. The CDT code review will use actual claims. Practice management tips will include narratives for claim submission, record keeping that will support the claims and when and how to adjust practice fees.




  • A Virtual Review Of Nitrous Oxide Inhalation Sedation 
    This 2-hour course will follow the ADA guidelines for teaching Nitrous Oxide. It will however cover the objectives in an abridged format focusing on what is important in clinical practice and how to be safe. It will include background, history, patient evaluation, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, equipment setup and hazards. The hands-on component will be conducted via demonstration videos.


  • Management of Emergencies in the Dental Office 
    Review of emergency scenarios, including: Laryngospasm, foreign body airway obstruction, emesis, aspiration, allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, asthma, bronchospasm, angina, bradycardia, tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, cardiac arrest, hypotension, hypertension, seizure, syncope, hypoxemia, apnea, airway/operatory fire, sedation and local anesthetic overdose, adrenal insufficiency, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia.

  • Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners
    Every dentist seeking renewal must complete a two-hour board-approved course on proper prescribing and disposal of prescription drugs. Dentists who do not prescribe prescription drugs are not exempt. For dentists holding drug dispensing permits, the course may not be taken to fulfill the continuing education requirements contained in SB 603, Chapter 267, Laws of Maryland 2012. This course fulfills the new MSBDE (COMAR 10.44.22) requirement for relicensure.