CE and Other Events

Below are links to all events supported by the Dallas County Dental Society. Please register for events through the links provided.


  • New Dentist Course Wright

    New Dentists Symposium: Oral Pathology in Clinical Perspective for the New Practicing Dentist

    Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Tue, Jan 31, 2023 | 7:00 PM
    Dr. John Wright provides this virtual CE course, which is free for DCDS members, members’ staff and dental students. This course will provide an update and review of the most common pathologic conditions seen in clinical practice. It will be quick paced and focus on clinical relevancy for practitioners.
  • Give Kids a Smile Dallas

    Give Kids a Smile - Dallas 2023

    Fri, Feb 03, 2023 | 2:45 PM - Fri, Feb 03, 2023 | 5:45 PM
    Volunteer dentists, hygienists and dental assistants are needed to provide oral hygiene demonstrations, career guidance, dental screenings and fluoride application at 11 DISD locations.
  • BLS/CPR

    Basic Life Support/CPR

    Fri, Feb 10, 2023 | 9:00 AM - Fri, Feb 10, 2023 | 11:59 PM
    Need to meet your bi-annual TSBDE requirement for Basic Life Support/CPR for your license renewal? This BLS (CPR and AED) Program, with the curriculum of the American Heart Association, meets that requirement and is taught by the Program Director of the DCDS Dental Assisting School.
  • GMM Feb 2023

    General Membership Meeting - Therapeutic Use of Botox for TMJ and Smile Enhancement

    Tue, Feb 21, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Tue, Feb 21, 2023 | 9:00 PM
    Dr. Randy Sanovich presents a course on Therapeutic Use of Botox for TMJ and Smile Enhancement: Give it a Shot! There has been increasing interest among patients about minimally invasive facial pain management and facial rejuvenation. These procedures are non-surgical, can be performed in a short period of time and can be completed with minimal to no down time for the patient.
  • Cocktails and Conversations Kaye

    Cocktails and Conversation: Recession and Gingival Grafting: Assessment, Clinical Relevance and Treatment Options Available

    Thu, Mar 02, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Thu, Mar 02, 2023 | 7:00 PM
    This course will help build your confidence in identifying cases that require surgery and in communicating this to your patients: Review gingival recession and its relevance to you, your patients, and your practice. Cover the etiology of recession, new classifications (including papilla type A, B, and C), the role of attached gingiva, and how much of it is enough. Consider the optimal order/timing for mucogingival surgery as well as current advancements in surgical techniques. Discuss the role of watchful waiting in the setting of gingival recession, and when it is and is not appropriate.
  • BLS/CPR

    Basic Life Support/CPR

    Tue, Mar 14, 2023 | 9:00 AM - Tue, Mar 14, 2023 | 11:59 PM
    Need to meet your bi-annual TSBDE requirement for Basic Life Support/CPR for your license renewal? This BLS (CPR and AED) Program, with the curriculum of the American Heart Association, meets that requirement and is taught by the Program Director of the DCDS Dental Assisting School.
  • Tongue Tied CE

    The PEEL Technique: A New Paradigm in Pediatric Tongue-Tie Treatment: A Two-day Certification Course

    Fri, Mar 24, 2023 | 8:30 AM - Sat, Mar 25, 2023 | 3:30 PM
    In this two-day course, attendees will be introduced to the concept of laser frenectomies, an increasingly popular method by which dentists and physicians can treat tongue- and lip-ties in their patients. Attendees who successfully complete this course, as well as the online Course Examination, will be awarded a Certificate of Dental Laser Proficiency, recognized by the American Board of Laser Surgery.
  • New Dentist Grogan

    New Dentists Symposium: Oral Surgery for the General Practitioner

    Tue, Mar 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM - Tue, Mar 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM
    Save the Date! Dr. David Grogan provides this virtual CE course, which is free for DCDS members, members’ staff and dental students.
  • GMM Apr 2023

    General Membership Meeting - Osteonecrosis and Osteoradionecrosis

    Tue, Apr 18, 2023 | 6:30 PM - Tue, Apr 18, 2023 | 9:30 PM
    Discuss the history of medication related osteonecrosis of the jaws and gain an appreciation for the course of this disease since it was first reported 20 years ago, and the much longer history of radiation induced osteonecrosis of the jaw. Attendees will develop an understanding of the pathophysiology of these disease processes, the clinical criteria for diagnosis, prevention strategies, and the best practices for management of these complex and often perplexing diseases of dead bone.
  • Shredathon event

    14th Annual DCDS Shred-A-Thon

    Fri, Apr 21, 2023 | 11:00 AM - Fri, Apr 21, 2023 | 1:00 PM
    This event is for Dallas County Dental Society Members and Staff Only. All must register for a drop-off time to participate.
  • Emerging Speakers Workshop

    So You Want to be a Speaker Workshop

    Fri, Apr 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM - Fri, Apr 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM
    The goal of this fun and high-content workshop is to build your confidence and credibility whenever you open your mouth—whether you’re speaking at a dental meeting, running your morning huddle or doing a case presentation.
  • SWDC 2023

    Southwest Dental Conference

    Fri, Aug 25, 2023 | 7:30 AM - Sat, Aug 26, 2023 | 8:30 AM
    SAVE THE DATE! Come for the amazing CE, and stay for the amazing amenities! The annual Southwest Dental Conference, hosted by Dallas County Dental Society at the Hilton Anatole Dallas, features superior education and CE opportunities, exceptional speakers discussing the latest in the dental community and an Exhibit Hall featuring the most advanced dental equipment and technology.
  • BLS/CPR

    Customize Your Date for Basic Life Support/CPR

    Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 12:00 AM - Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 11:59 PM
    ONGOING-SCHEDULE YOUR DATE/TIME. DCDS is now offering a BLS (CPR and AED) Program, with the curriculum of the American Heart Association, to meet your TSBDE licensing requirement through the DCDS Dental Assisting School. You and your staff can schedule a date and time to earn this continuing education credit.
  • Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking Course

    Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 12:01 AM - Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 11:59 PM
    ONGOING-ONLINE. This is a Texas state-required CE course that must be taken prior to license renewal (every two years.) This online course is posted for your ease in accessing; however, it is not managed by DCDS. A full list of CE requirements for dentists can be found on the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners website.
  • Jurisprudence Assessment

    Texas Jurisprudence Assessment

    Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 12:02 AM - Tue, Jan 01, 2030 | 11:59 PM
    ONGOING-ONLINE. This is a Texas state-required CE assessment required for dental licensees. This online assessment is posted for your ease in accessing; however, it is not managed by DCDS. A full list of CE requirements for dentists can be found on the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners website.

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ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Dallas County Dental Society designates one (1) credit per hour for CE activities, unless otherwise noted. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/goto/cerp.

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