The Continuing Education Program at the College of Dental Medicine offers a variety of courses each semester as well as ongoing courses throughout the year. 

For questions about the CE course schedule please contact:

dentalce@columbia.edu
(212) 305-7124

Course Schedule

Spring - Fall, 2017

 

Fall 2017 

 

Comprehensive Implantology Continuum, Part I  Registration opens March - for 2017-2018

Course Directors Dr. Dennis Tarnow and Dr. James B. Fine lead this continuum designed to enable general practitioners and specialists to integrate basic implantology into private practice.

  • Option 1: six weekends (Dates to be announced)  
  • Option 2: two week-long sessions (Dates to be announced)
  • 84 CE credits, plus 8 CE credits for the Annual Dental Implant Symposium, Dec. 8, 2017 (optional attendance)
  • Previous Implantology Continuum attendees: If interested in taking a session to refresh your knowledge or fulfill a missed class, please contact the CE office.
 

 Advanced Topics in Orthodontics: International Mini-Residency Seminar (dates to be announced):

 

Spring 2017

March 8

Implant Study Club: Socket Preservation Techniques of Bone Grafting - Pros & Cons of Procedures

With Dr. James B. Fine presents case reviews and interactive discussion.

  • Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, includes light snack
  • 2 CE credits

March 31

Howell Archard Endowed Lecture in Oral & Craniofacial Pathology: Molecular Pathology of Oral Cancer- Implications for Personalized Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment

Chairs: Dr. Sidney Eisig and Dr. Angela Yoon 
Speakers: Dr. James Sciubba, Johns Hopkins, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology; Dr. Regina Santella, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center; and Dr. Gary Schwartz, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

April 1

Patricia McLean Symposium for the Dental Hygienist

Pediatric dentist and behavior analyst Dr. Purnima Rathi Hernandez discusses Working with Individuals with Special Health Care Needs: Practical Tips. Cheryl Westphal Theile, RDH, EdD leads a conversation on Risk Assessment leading to Culturally Sensitive Care.

  • Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:00 pm - 3:00 pm, includes lunch
  • 5 CE credits
  • Course brochure

May 5

The Sidney L. Horowitz Lecture in Orthodontics: The Next 100 Years of Orthodontics 

Presented by the CDM Orthodontic Alumni Society at the Annual Orthodontic Alumni Meeting. Presenters include Dr. Thomas Cangialosi, Dr. Neal Kravitz and Dr. Ravindra Nanda.

  • Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm, reception to follow
  • Registration to open shortly
   
 

Previous CE: Fall - Winter, 2016 - 2017

2016 Starts

Sept. 17-18

Comprehensive Implantology Continuum, Part I    Registration opens soon for 2017-2018: Oct. 21-21, '17 thru April 21-22, '18; Week 1: Oct.21-26, '17 + Week 2: April 17-22, '18

Course Directors Dr. Dennis Tarnow and Dr. James B. Fine lead this continuum designed to enable general practitioners and specialists to integrate basic implantology into private practice.

  • Option 1: six weekends (Sept. 17-18, 2016 thru March 11-12, 2017)  
  • Option 2: two week-long sessions (Sept. 17-22, 2016 & March 7-12, 2017)
  • 84 CE credits, plus 8 CE credits for CU/ICOI Symposium attendance
  • Previous Implantology Continuum attendees: If interested in taking a session to refresh your knowledge or fulfill a missed class, please contact the CE office.
     

Sept. 21

Columbia Study Club Meeting: Interdisciplinary Approach for Treating the Esthetically Compromised Patient

With Dr. Dennis Tarnow.

  • Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (lecture starts at 6:30 p.m.; reception to follow)
  • 1.5 CE credits
  • Midtown Manhattan location
  • Held in conjunction with the New York County Dental Society

Nov. 2

Implant Study Club: Pros/Cons and Techniques of Non-guided Flapless Implant Placement Surgery

With Dr. James B. Fine. Case reviews and interactive discussion.

  • Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Includes an evening snack
  • 2 CE credits
  • Bring your possible flapless cases to discuss

Nov. 26

Diabetes Teamwork: Collaboration, Coordination and Control

Moderated by Hazel Harper, DDS, MPH. Speakers include: Daniel Knecht, MD, MBA; Michelle Odlum, EDD, MPH; Ira Lamster, DDS, MMSc.; Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS; and Michael Bolden DDS.

  • Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
  • Course: 2020
  • 7 CE Credits
  • Presented by the National Dental Association at the Greater New York Dental Meeting. Supported by an educational grant from the Aetna Foundation.

Nov. 30

Columbia University Symposium at the GNY Dental Meeting: Integrating Oral Care into the Greater Healthcare System

Speakers and panelists will include Dr. Christian S. Stohler, Dr. Panos Papapanou, Dr. Joseph Errante, Dr. John Grbic, Dr. James Fine, Dr. Evanthia Lalla and Dr. Denis F. Kinane.

  • Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
  • Course: 6420
  • 3 CE Credits

Dec. 10

7th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium: Practical Techniques and Emerging Trends in Implantology

With Scientific Chairman Dr. Dennis Tarnow and distinguished dental implant experts: Dr. Edward P. Allen, Dr. Stephen Chu, Dr. Abdelsalam Elaskary, Dr. Gary Greenstein, Dr. John Kois, Dr. Carlos Aparicio Magallón, Dr. Alessandro Pozzi and Dr. Hom-Lay Wang. Includes an exhibit hall featuring the latest innovations in implant technology. 

Dec. 14

Columbia University Visiting Professor Program: Contemporary Issues in Dentistry - The Evolving Role of Dentists in Healthcare

Includes keynote presentations by Visiting Professor Donald B. Gibbon, DMD, PhD, Professor of Developmental Biology Emeritus at the School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University Faculty of Medicine. Plus interactive student scholar presentations by Jonathan Chodroff, Dr. Fatemeh Momen Heravi, James Pizzo and Alex Drew, with faculty mentors.

  • Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm 
  • Attend all or part of the event. Includes lunch and evening reception, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 5 CE Credits for full attendance.
  • This program is generously co-sponsored with an educational grant from Colgate-Palmolive Co.

2017 Jan. 20

Dr. Irving Naidorf Annual Memorial Lecture in Endodontics

With Dr. Gunnar Hasselgren, Dr. Helen Lu, Dr. Martin Kim, Dr. Letty Moss-Salentijn and Dr. Jeremy Mao. Review the current state of research in the field of Endodontics regarding regenerative procedures, and explore what the future directions may be. 

  • Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm; Doors open at 12:45 pm.
  • 3 CE 
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm  - Reception, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Divsion - for CDM faculty and alumni only.

Jan. 25

Implant Study Club: Eliminating Occlusion Confusion, Part II

With Dr. James B. Fine and guest speaker Dr. Joseph Gaudio. Case reviews and interactive discussions.

  • Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, includes light snack
  • 2 CE credits

Jan. 27

Infection Prevention in the Dental Setting

This course will provide you with an overview of infectious diseases encountered in the dental environment.

  • Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • 3 CE credits
  • Next session:  Jan. 2018

Jan. 27

CPR Re-certification

This course will provide re-certification for those previously certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support through the American Heart Association.

  • Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 3 CE credits
  • Next session: Jan. 2018
   

On-going

On-going

Comprehensive Implantology Continuum, Part II

Upon successful completion of Part I of the Continuum, participants will have the option of observing implant procedures in the CDM clinic and placing up to two implants on their patient.

  • Participants may opt for observations only
  • Customized, based on participants' schedules during clinic hours (Mon-Fri).
  • CE credits awarded for all hours of participation.