The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics provides high quality continuing education courses for the dental workforce in Iowa. 

Whether a dental assistant or a dentist who wants to keep up to date on the latest advances in dentistry, our world-renown faculty experts and guest lecturers are a resource for Iowa. 

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Lecture Courses

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry Continuing Education lecture courses address the latest advances in dentistry and dental specialties.

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Live Distance Courses

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry Live Distance courses allow you to take cutting-edge continuing education courses from the comfort of your own home or office during a cold Iowa Winter.

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Expanded Functions Level 2

Our Expanded Functions Level 2 course trains dental assistants to perform more functions in their dental clinic.

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Pregame Courses

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry Pregame Continuing Education courses allow you to conveniently get CE credit on game-day weekends.

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Vail Travel Course

Enjoy the slopes of Vail while completing continuing education courses in restorative dentistry or surgical orthodontia. 

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Independent Studies

Independent Studies courses can be taken at your convenience on cutting-edge continuing education topics.

2022-2023 Schedule of Continuing Education Courses

Continuing Education Courses

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Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification (FULL)

Thursday, August 18, 2022 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Live Demonstration Course: Basic Life Support (BLS) Recertification This course qualifies the enrollee a certification by the American Heart Association for Basic Life Support (BLS), upon successful demonstration and exam, and the cost is $65 (College of Dentistry staff) or $75 (general public).   Course Registration (classes will be limited to nine participants; once a class reaches the nine participant max, registration for that class will then close. Please select another class if you...
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Olin Family Visiting Lectureship: Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome

Friday, September 9, 2022 8:45am to 4:30pm
Dental Science Building
Olin Family Visiting Lectureship “Utilization of Periodontal Plastic Surgery to Assist in the Esthetic Outcome”  September 9, 2022 Register today! College of Dentistry, Galagans B/C Auditorium Please register before August 26, 2022 Program and Objectives This program will detail how challenging cases can be corrected so that the restorative dentist can face these challenges with more esthetic options. Periodontists will gain insight into how they can best help patients through refined...
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Pregame Professional Program (Iowa State)

Saturday, September 10, 2022 8:00am
Dr. Carrie McKnight, “Infection Control Updates” Dr. Cindy Marek, “Xerostomia Management: New and Improved” CE Credit 2.0 hours relicensure credit/Lecture Course Register today!
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2022 College of Dentistry Alumni Weekend

Friday, September 16, 2022 (all day)
The College of Dentistry Alumni Reunion Weekend is scheduled for September 16-17, 2022 for class years ending in 2s and 7s.  Register here for the 2022 Alumni Reunion!   Schedule of Events: Friday, Sept. 16 8:30 a.m.     Registration – Galagan Lobby, 1st Floor (Continental Breakfast) 9:15 a.m.     Welcome & Opening Remarks  9:40 a.m.     Continuing Education Program  Dr. Clark Stanford, “Interdisciplinary Care in the Rehabilitation of Complex Patient Care Situations” Dr. Chris Barwacz,...
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Pregame Professional Program (Nevada/University Family Weekend)

Saturday, September 17, 2022 8:00am
Dr. John Hellstein “Interesting Cases”   Dr. Rohit Nair "Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw in a Patient with a History of Multiple Myeloma: A Case Report” CE Credit 2.0 hours relicensure credit/Lecture Course Register today!
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College of Dentistry Pregame Social (Iowa vs. Nevada)

Saturday, September 17, 2022 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Dental Science Building
ENJOY HAWKEYE CAMARADERIE AT OUR DENTAL TAILGATE! Please join us outside in the white tent on the east side of the College of Dentistry.  Iowa vs. Nevada (Alumni Reunion Weekend)  Time: 3:30 PM Sponsored by Patterson Dental Register today!  
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“Elevating Patient-Centered Restorative Care: Integrating Technology and Biology to Optimize Outcomes”

Friday, September 30, 2022 8:45am to 4:30pm
Dental Science Building
“Elevating Patient-Centered Restorative Care: Integrating Technology and Biology to Optimize Outcomes” Drs. John Syrbu, Robert Bowers, Marcela Hernandez, Marcos Vargas, Chris Barwacz, and Anvita Maharishi Sept. 30, 2022 Register today! College of Dentistry, Galagans B/C Auditorium Presented by: Department of Family Dentistry Please register before Sept. 16, 2022   Program and Objectives The landscape of restorative dentistry is advancing at an unprecedented pace due to evolving digital...
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College of Dentistry Pregame Social (Iowa vs. Michigan)

Saturday, October 1, 2022 (all day)
Dental Science Building
ENJOY HAWKEYE CAMARADERIE AT OUR DENTAL TAILGATE! Please join us outside in the white tent on the east side of the College of Dentistry.  Iowa vs. Michigan (ANF Black & Gold Spirit Game) Time: 3 hours prior to kickoff  Sponsored by Crest Oral-B Register today!
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Pregame Professional Program (Michigan)

Saturday, October 1, 2022 8:00am
Prof. Karen Baker “Alternative Medicine: Trends or Trash?” CE Credit 2.0 hours relicensure credit/Lecture Course Register today!
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Houston, TX Dental Alumni Reception

Thursday, October 13, 2022 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Hilton Americas-Houston
The College of Dentistry is thrilled to host a dental alumni reception in conjunction with the ADA Annual Meeting. All dentists, dental hygienists, spouses, guests and staff are cordially invited.  Event Details: Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022 5:30–7:30 p.m. Houston Americas-Houston 1600 Lamar Street Houston, Texas 3rd Floor, Room 336B Register online at: https://bit.ly/2022-ADA
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Continuing Education Staff

Amanda Shoemaker

Amanda Shoemaker

Director of Alumni Relations and Continuing Education
The University of Iowa
348 Dental Science Building N.
Iowa City, IA 52242-1010
319-335-7166
​amanda-shoemaker@uiowa.edu

Barb Colbert

Barb Colbert

Secretary
The University of Iowa
346 Dental Science Building N
Iowa City, IA 52242-1010
319-335-7159
barbara-colbert@uiowa.edu