The Department of Continuing Education provides education courses in many areas of the dental profession. These programs are designed to offer updated and innovative concepts to dentists, dental hygienists and auxiliary personnel, and to provide the dental community with the opportunity to learn from outstanding scholars. In addition, the courses fulfill continuing education requirements of the California Board of Dental Examiners for relicensure of dentists and auxiliaries. The School of Dentistry is a recognized American Dental Association (ADA) and a Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) provider.
Courses are given at regular intervals in the various subjects of dentistry: cephalometry, ceramics, dental auxiliary education, dental laboratory technics, dental management, dentistry for children, endodontics, fixed prosthodontics, instrumentation -- dental hygiene, medicine and physical diagnosis, occlusion, oral pathology, oral surgery, patient education, periodontics, pharmacology, principles of dental practice, radiology, removable prosthodontics, restorative dentistry, and sedation and emergencies.
Information on schedules of classes may be obtained by writing: USC School of Dentistry, Department of Continuing Education, University Park, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0641, (213) 821-2127, FAX: (213) 740-3973, or refer to the school's Web site at www.usc.edu/hsc/dental/continuing_ed.