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Welcome to the PACE Center at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry at Houston. We have a network of resources and educational programs that help our students, alumni and dental professionals succeed in dentistry. Our consulting team provides guidance for students and new alumni on their career development as they make successful transitions into the professional world. We are also an ADA CERP accredited provider, hosting more than sixty continuing dental education programs annually. Our goal is to keep our alumni, students and professionals connected to our institution through school news, community programs, and events.
UTHealth Houston 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.
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The course provides an update on the current scope of the opioid epidemic and its impact on pain management in dentistry, and a review of the clinical pharmacologic traits of opioid analgesics and those of non-opioid alternatives for the management of acute dental pain. Additionally, the program will review the dental implications for patients with Substance Use Disorder and strategies to minimize the risk of opioid and controlled substance abuse and diversion.
This course satisfies the TSBDE requirement of four hours of continuing education on controlled substances every two years.
Noon to 4 p.m.
Live, Interactive Webinar
Friday, Sept. 15
This immersive and practical course that will teach dentists the latest techniques and best practices for tooth extraction and ridge preservation. Participants will learn the scientific rationales of minimally invasive surgical approach, proper extraction techniques, ridge preservation methods, soft tissue management, and more.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29
This course is designed to equip dentists with the essential knowledge and skills to perform non-surgical root canal treatment. Non-surgical endodontic therapy is a critical aspect of dental practice, and with the latest advances in techniques and technologies, it is now possible to save a greater number of teeth than ever before.
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 3
The Association for Continuing Dental Education, along with 35 of its member schools, is jointly providing a series of live webinars. This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental professional’s schedule and interests.
Live, Interactive Webinars