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Dental Education Courses



How to Register

Online Link - Click on the link, login and register for all courses you are interested in.

Printable Form - Click on the link to download a printable form which can be faxed or mailed to MSDA.  


What You Need to Know
  • For questions about registration or courses offered, please contact MSDA at 410-964-2880.
  • Unless otherwise noted, courses will be held at:
                Maryland State Dental Association
                8901 Herrmann Dr
                Columbia, MD 21045
  • Log-in Information -
  •        -ADA Members - Will need your ADA# to login. If you do not have your ADA #, please                contact MSDA at 410-964-2880. 
  •        -Non-Members - May need to create an account if you do not have ADA #. 
  •        -Auxiliary Staff - If you have never created an account for this system, you will need to do              so.
  • Cancellations/Changes: All cancellations or changes to a course registration must be received in writing.
  • Confirmations: When you register online, you will receive an automatic confirmation via email. If you do not, please check your email spam folder. 
  • All members of the dental team are welcome to participate in courses. 
  • The Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners does not accept practice management courses as credit towards licensure. All MSDA courses list credit hours for each course. If you are unsure whether they are applicable towards license renewal, please contact MSDA. 

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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

The views of the speakers do not necessarily reflect the views of the Maryland State Dental Association. 


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





10/19/2016 Register
11/16/2016 Register
12/07/2016 Register



Infection Control is Not Optional: Dental Practitioners Need to Be Involved (2 CE Credits)

Sponsored by: University of Maryland School of Dentistry


A thorough review in principles of respiratory etiquette, to lessen the spread of colds and flu, as well as steps that may be taken to reduce the impact of potential pandemic influenza, such as bird or swine flu. Emphasis will be placed on compliance issues pertaining to the new CDC guidelines and how a practical, cost effective “safe workplace” can be achieved into the next millennium. This course fulfills CDE requirements for infection control and requirements for annual OSHA training.


Dates/Times:     November 4, 2016               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                         December 9, 2016               8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Fees:                $100 MSDA Members/$200 Non Members

                         $75 MSDA Members/$175 Non Members*

                         *(If taken with another course on the same day).

Instructor:         Louis DePaola, DDS, MS
Refreshments: Breakfast will be served.


***Note: If this course is taken in addition to the CPR or PANDA course scheduled on the same day, the fees will be reduced to $75 per course for MSDA Members and $175 per course for Non Members.

11/04/2016 Register
12/09/2016 Register



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

This two hour course fulfills the MSBDE (COMAR 10.44.22.04) requirement for relicensure. This course defines the 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. 


Date/Time:      Friday, November 18, 2016             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.  


HOW TO REGISTER

To register by fax or mail, please click here. Otherwise, please click the Register button next to the course date. 

11/18/2016 Register



Mid Atlantic PANDA (2 CE Credits)
Designed to educate dentists, hygienists, dental assistants and staff about the problems of child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, elder abuse and neglect and human trafficking. Aims to teach participants how to recognize the indicators or this kind of abuse and inform them of their legal and ethical responsibilities reporting and referring victims. This course satisfies the 2 credit requirement for relicensure. (Requirement begins with those who are renewing their licenses for 2011.)

Date/Time:      November 4, 2016                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
                       December 9, 2016                  10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee:                $100 MSDA Members             $200 Non-Members
                       $75 MSDA Members*              $175 Non-Members*

Instructor:       TBD
Location:         MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Refreshments: Morning snacks, Lunch will be served after this course for those staying for CPR.

*This course is being offered on the same day as Infection Control and CPR. If you or a staff member takes two or more of these courses, the course fees drop to $75 per course for members and $175 per course for non-members.

HOW TO REGISTER

To register by fax or mail, please click here. Otherwise, please click the Register button next to the course date. 

11/04/2016 Register
12/09/2016 Register



CPR (Relicensure Requirement)

Designed for all members of the dental team who need to renew CPR requirements for relicensure. CPR instructors are affiliates of the American Heart Association (AHA).

Date/Time:     November 4, 2016                     1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

                      December 9, 2016                     1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Fee:               $100 MSDA Members            $200 Non Members     
                      (If taken individually)
                      $75 MSDA Members*             $175 Non Members*   
                      (If taken with another course)
Instructor:      Kay Hickman
Location:       MSDA Classroom, Columbia, MD
Food & Bev:  Refreshments will be served.
                         
***This course is given on the same day as Infection Control and PANDA to allow participants to take all three required courses in one day. Prices are applicable if more than one of these courses is taken on the same day.


HOW TO REGISTER

To register by fax or mail, please click here. Otherwise, please click the Register button next to the course date. 

11/04/2016 Register
12/09/2016 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 Health 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. October 24, 31, November 7, 14, December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16, 23, January 30 (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.



10/24/2016 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:          
*Thursdays and Fridays


1. October 20, 21, 27, 28, November 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16


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.




10/20/2016 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. October 20, 21, 27, November 3, 4, 10, 17, 18, December 1, 8, 9, 15

*Thursdays and Fridays 


Time:                                     6:45 PM - 9:45 PM       

Fees:                                     $765 Members
                                              $815 Non-members                         



10/20/2016 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. October 20, 27, 28, November 3, 10, 11, 17, December 1, 2, 8, 15, 16

*Thursdays and Fridays

Time:                                     6:45 PM - 9:45 PM       

Fees:                                     $765 Members
                                              $815 Non-members                         



10/20/2016 Register