410-964-2880      6410 Suite F Dobbin Road, Columbia, MD 21045
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Dental Education Courses


To register for classes online, click Register on the courses below and complete the online registration and payment.  To register offline, mail or fax the print registration form accompanied by payment to the MSDA. For more information, contact the MSDA office at 410-964-2880.

  • Unless otherwise noted, courses are held at the MSDA office, 6410 F Dobbin Rd., Columbia, MD.
  • The views of the speakers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Maryland State Dental Association.
  • The Maryland State Dental Association is an ADA CERP Continuing Education Recognized Provider.
  • Cancellations/Changes: All cancellations or changes to a course registration must be received in writing. 

**** License Renewal Guidelines ***
The Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners now requires that ALL 30 CE credits must be obtained by December 31 of the year PRIOR to the license expiring.  For example, those renewing their license for 2015 must have their credits by December 31, 2014.  If you need to request an extension or you have questions about your license, please call the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners at 410-402-8501.


Maryland State Dental Association is an ADA CERP continuing education recognized provider

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifies quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.


 



CE Course Schedule


8 Hour Radiation Safety Update (8 CE Credits)

Satisfies the Maryland 8-hour requirement for recertification for dental assistants. It is an overview of dental radiography for dentists and hygienists desiring to update their skills.

Fees:                $155 MSDA Members / $255 Non Members  
Instructor:         Ron Holderman, DDS, Ed.D, FAGD
Location:           MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Time:                 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Refreshments:  Breakfast and Lunch


06/17/2015 Register
07/22/2015 Register



Proper Pharmacologic Prescribing and Disposal for Dental Practitioners (MSBDE Required - 2 CEUs)

This two hour course fulfills the new MSBDE (COMAR 10.44.22.04) requirement for relicensure. The course defines the new requirement, focuses on proper prescribing for all medications, requirements for storage and disposal of medications, and the pharmacology of post-operative pain control with emphasis on opiate analgesics. This presentation is required for those dentists who will renew their license in 2015 and 2016.


Date/Time:      Friday, June 5, 2015        8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Fees:              $100 MSDA Members/Staff     $200 Non Members

Instructor:       Richard Wynn, PhD

Location:        MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD

Refreshments: Continental Breakfast will be served.  

06/05/2015 Register



HIPAA Compliance: Practice Applications Needed for Your Dental Office (2CE)

The course will provide an overview to the requirements of the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) including measures to strengthen privacy and security protection added by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) passed as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in 2008.  A 2013 Omnibus rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) included the changes required by HITECH as well as additional requirements of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA).  Dental Offices that meet the HIPAA definition of a "Covered Entity" must comply with the Federal HIPAA statute and regulations for Privacy and Breech notification and dental practices that maintain electronic records, whether or not they are covered entities must comply with Federal HIPAA Security laws and regulations.  The course will assist dental practices in developing and updating their own compliance program, provide examples of HIPAA issues experienced by other practices and assist the dental practice in preparing for potential audits of compliance by the HHS Office of Civil Rights.


Date/Time:   Friday, June 5, 2015     10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Fees:           $50 MSDA Members/Staff   $75 Non Members

Instructor:   Frank Kyle, Jr., DDS, MS (American Dental Association)

Location:     MSDA Office, Columbia, MD 

06/05/2015 Register





Dental Assisting Course Schedule


Introduction to Basic Dental Assisting and Radiology

Note: This course is a Howard Community College Course, which is held at the Maryland State Dental Association.***

Start Date: Please contact Howard Community College.

Location: MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD 

This is a non-credit course offered by HCC's Division of Continuing Education & Workforce Development. 

For more information for this course, please contact Continuing Education at 443-518-1700 or visit http://coned.howardcc.edu/registration_and_payment/How_to_Register.html


This course is also given by:
Carroll Community College Contact 410-386-8122
Chesapeake College Contact Karen Bailor 410-822-5400, ext 704






Oral Radiography Techniques

Prepares dental assistants who are employed in a dental office to sit for the DANB Dental Radiation Health and Safety Certification exam. All clinical practice takes place at the student's place of employment. This class prepares dental assistants who are employed in a dental office to sit for the DANB Dental Radiation Helath and Safety Certification Exam.

Prerequisites:
1. High school graduate or equivalency,
2. Letter from the employing dentist verifying employment and a commitment to your direct clinical supervision.
3. Must have working knowledge of basic oral anatomy, basic infection control and basic dental terminology.


Dates:
1. July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 15, 22, 29 (Tuesdays)

2. August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Sept 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26 (Mondays)


Time: 6:45 - 9:45 PM
Fees: $525 MSDA Members; $575 Non Members
Instructor: Dr. Ron Holderman, DDS
Location: MSDA Office, Columbia, MD

Pathway I
-18 years of age
-3 months (300 hours) full time in clinical setting in dental office
-Basic dental assisting course.
-Must be employed in dental office for direct clinical supervision

Pathway II
-Basic dental assisting course prior to Board approved radiology course
(18 years of age for Radiology), not to be taken concurrently.
-Must be employed in dental office for direct clinical supervision, unless classroom facility offers hands on Clinical.

-Certificates of Completion will be granted upon successful completion of course.

Other Course Locations:
Southern Maryland Dental Society (College Park)
Contact Janice Farber 301-345-4196
Please register with the institution.

07/07/2015 Register
08/03/2015 Register



Expanded Functions General and Ortho

Prerequisites:

1. High School Graduate or Equivalent 2. Letter from the employing dentist verifying employment and commitment to your direct clinical supervision. 3.  Experience in a dental office 4.  Have a working knowledge of basic oral anatomy, dental terminology and basic infection control. 5. Radiation certification preferred, but not mandatory

Instructor: Ron Holderman, DDS
Location: MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD

***Three options are available for this course. Dates and prices for each vary depending on selection. Please see listings below.


General Dentistry and Orthodontics               (16 Sessions, 48 hours)   

Dates:          
1. July 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


*Thursdays and Fridays


Time:                                     6:45 PM - 9:45 PM       

Fees:                                     $955 Members
                                              $1005 Non-members                         

 

Certificates of Completion granted at successful completion of course. There is a $10.00 fee for replacement certificates.

Other Course Locations: 
Southern Maryland Dental Society (College Park)
Contact: Janice Farber  301-345-4196
Please register with the institution.

07/09/2015 Register



Expanded Functions General Dentistry Only (Chairside)

Prerequisites:

1. High School Graduate or Equivalent
2. Letter from the employing dentist verifying employment and commitment to 
    your direct clinical supervision.
3. Experience in a dental office
4. Have a working knowledge of basic oral anatomy, dental terminology and
    basic infection control.
5. Radiation certification preferred, but not mandatory

Instructor:  Ron Holderman, DDS
Location:    MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD

Dates:          

1. July 9, 10, 16, 23, 24, 30, August 6, 7, 13, 20, 21, 27

*Thursdays and Fridays

Time:                                     6:45 PM - 9:45 PM       

Fees:                                     $765 Members
                                              $815 Non-members                         


07/09/2015 Register



Expanded Functions Orthodontics Only

Prerequisites:

1. High School Graduate or Equivalent
2. Letter from the employing dentist verifying employment and commitment to  
    your direct clinical supervision.
3. Experience in a dental office
4. Have a working knowledge of basic oral anatomy, dental terminology and   
    basic infection control.
5. Radiation certification preferred, but not mandatory
 

Instructor:  Ron Holderman, DDS
Location:   MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD

Dates:          

1. July 9, 16, 17, 23, 30, 31, August 6, 13, 14, 20, 27, 28

*Thursdays and Fridays

Time:                                     6:45 PM - 9:45 PM       

Fees:                                     $765 Members
                                              $815 Non-members                         


07/09/2015 Register