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Welcome to the PACE Center at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. We work to connect our students, alumni and dental professionals with life-long resources to support their success in dentistry. We provide services in career development, alumni affairs, continuing dental education and more, helping students and alumni make successful transitions into the professional world. The center also shares school news and connects dental professionals with volunteer opportunities.
UTHealth School of Dentistry offers numerous courses for all disciplines of dentistry, including general dentists, specialists, dental hygienists and dental assistants. Our world-renowned instructors, as well as guest lecturers and clinicians, offer cutting-edge, hands-on sessions.
We're interested in your ideas for course topics. Let us know what you need! Email us or call 713-486-4028 to discuss options for concierge courses.
Interested in presenting a course? Please fill out the Speakers' Registration form.
Rebeca Weisleder, DDS, MEd, will introduce modern technological advances that have enhanced chances of success for different treatment modalities. These create new possibilities for vital and non-vital pulp therapy in young patients, leading to tooth conservation. The hands-on portion will review different treatment options that can help transform your practice.
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
UTSD | Westbrook Classroom
Saturday, Oct. 31
Ji Wook Jeong, DDS, MSD; Leticia Chavez de Souza, DDS, MS, PhD; Renato M. Silva, DDS, MS, PhD; Scott R. Makins, DDS, MS; and Timothy C. Kirkpatrick, DDS will present on five diverse topics, each for 30 minutes. Attendees will learn about endodontic instruments, radiographic vision, modern obturation, the implant era, and the art of saving teeth.
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Live, Interactive Webinar
Friday, Nov. 13
David E. Jaramillo, DDS will teach practitioners how to use the single instrument, XP-Shaper, which is an effective system that improves reliability in regards to root canals. The hands-on portion of this course will allow you to understand, experience and become experts in using the proper instrumentation while performing root canals.
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST
In-Person, Hands-on Course at UTSD
Friday, Dec. 11
Arthur H. Jeske, DMD, PhD will provide an in-depth review of the clinical pharmacologic characteristics of opioids and other controlled substances. This course is designed to satisfy TSDBE RULE §104.1 (2)(B) (effective Jan. 1, 2021) and RULE §111.1 (b) (effective Sept. 1, 2020).
8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. CST
Live, Interactive Webinar
Friday, Jan. 22