The Texas Academy of General Dentistry has named UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston Dean John A. Valenza, DDS '81 as Texas Dentist of the Year™ for ...
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.
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Martin Kaplan, DMD, Peter Vitruk, PhD, DABLS, and Michale Chatham, RN, BSN, LMT, IBCLC, OMT will teach the best practices to dentists and physicians for tongue and lip tie assessment and learn how to remove tongue-ties using soft-laser tissue on pig jaws in a hands-on workshop.
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19
Naif Sinada, DMD, MS will showcase the utilization of all aspects of digital dentistry: scanning, designing, milling, and printing as a process in treatment planning for surgical procedures. Each of those aspects comes with its own nuances that are imperative to understanding the current evolving landscape.
7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 25
On the eve of Halloween, storytelling at UTHealth School of Dentistry returns with a delightful twist: Behind the Smile III: Spooky Edition. This event features real-life stories with a spooky twist. This event is open to the UTSD community, aumni, and friends. Attendees can come as they are or wear their best Halloween costume.
5:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Cooley Center
Wednesday, Oct. 30
Harold A. Henson, RDH, MEd, PhD will review infection control, patient management and treatment of medical emergencies, related microbiology, related chemistry, dental anatomy, ethics and jurisprudence as related to pit-and-fissure sealant application, and application techniques of pit-and-fissure sealants.
7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Greater Houston Dental Society Conference Room
Friday, Nov. 1