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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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This comprehensive course explores the evolution of implant-supported full-mouth restorations and the integration of digital technology in modern dentistry. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the importance of accurate impressions, learn about the limitations of digital impressions, and discover simplified methods for recording both esthetics and function. The course will also cover the conversion of full arch dentures into fixed hybrid dentures on the same day as implant placement, culminating in a review of the latest screwless fixed denture prosthesis, offering a glimpse into the future of dental prosthetics.
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15
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, Jan. 12, 2024
There have been a number of paradigm shifts that have occurred over the recent years in the management of periodontal diseases: 1) Saving periodontally involved teeth which in previous years would have been extracted in favor of implants; 2) focus on control of inflammation in periodontal therapy; 3) periodontal (and peri-implant) plastic surgery; 4) application of biologics to guide wound healing; 5) adjunctive digital orthodontic therapy in periodontal and implant therapy. This presentation will describe the scientific evidence for current strategies utilized in the management of periodontal diseases.
1 to 5 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 23, 2024
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