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Continuing Education

The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is committed to offering a variety of innovative Continuing Education courses designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the diverse groups of oral health professionals throughout the state of Oklahoma and surrounding areas. Information regarding Continuing Education opportunities offered through the College are updated regularly on this web page. 

Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Office of Continuing Education by calling (405) 271-4050 or via  email.  

If you would like to be notified about upcoming CE courses via email, please click here



Upcoming CE Courses

Bench Test Preparatory Course

The OU College of Dentistry is proud to offer the Bench Test Preparatory Course. This week-long course is designed for international dentists who desire instruction in fixed prosthodontics, operative dentistry and removable prosthodontics. This course will explore concepts and procedures required by most U.S. dental schools as part of the admissions process.

Program Highlights Include:

  • Low faculty-to-student ratio
  • Mock bench test
  • Detailed review of your results

*This course is not a prerequisite nor does it guarantee admission to any dental school.

Date: August 8 - 12, 2022

Cost: $3,995

For more information or to register click here


Digital Dental Photography - Level I and II

Presented By: Jessica Hsieh, DDS, MDSc, FACP
Dates: Level I: Saturday, October 1, 2022 
Level II: Saturday, December 3, 2022
Credit Hours: 7
Check-In: 8:30 a.m.
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
OU College of Dentistry, Room 104 (in-person only)

Level I: $795
Level II: $795
Level I & II ($195 discount): $1,395

Course Overview:
Dental photography has changed the landscape of dentistry. It has become a necessity in dental practices for:
1) treatment planning
2) digital smile design
3) communication with dental labs, insurance companies, etc.
4) marketing and practice promotion
5) legal documentation and numerous other reasons
Whether you have no experience with dental photography or already have a favorite camera system, come receive one-on-one training with all aspects of dental photography, including basic light manipulation and equipment know-how. This course can help you either master what you already have (i.e. bring your own camera) or help you figure out what you need. There will be multiple cameras and flash systems for you to try out. Come take your photography and dental practice to the next level!

For more information or to register click here

CBCT Interpretation Seminar: Case Based Learning

Presented By: Farah Masood, D.D.S.
Date: Friday, October 21, 2022
Credit Hours: 3 Lecture hours
Registration: 9:45 a.m.
Time: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
OU College of Dentistry, Room 161
1201 N Stonewall Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73117 (in-person only)
Cost: Dentists: $150
Hygienists: $100

Course Overview:
Course will be presented using different cases and will focus on:
- Use of a CBCT software
- Review of normal anatomy of maxilla and mandible with respect to implant treatment planning
- Common incidental findings and pathology in the alveolar ridges that may influence implant treatment planning

For more information or to register click here

Oral Surgery and Sedation in the General Dentistry Office

Presented By: Edmund Braly, DDS, FACS, FAACS
Date: Friday, November 4, 2022
Credit Hours: 6
Registration: 8:30 AM
Time: 9 AM - 4 PM (Lunch provided)
OU College of Dentistry, Room 161
1201 N Stonewall Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73117 (in-person only)
Dentists: $300
Hygienists & Staff: $150

Course Overview:
This course is to serve as a review of the major concepts in office oral surgery. Specifically, those concepts will include:
1. Safe and effective sedation in the dental office
2. Common OMS procedures including extractions, pre-prosthetic surgery and biopsies
3. Patient selection and patient safety
4. Implant treatment planning and placement

The last hour of the course will be devoted to a Q & A session for any pertinent questions raised by attendees. The material will be presented in a manor that makes it valuable to the entire dental team.

For more information or to register click here


Online CE

Please check back for online CE courses. 


Residency in Implant Dentistry

The college is pleased to offer a Residency in Implant Dentistry. This hands-on, comprehensive, year-long course will provide course attendees with the knowledge, understanding and skill sets to immediately incorporate implant dentistry into their practice. 

For more information on this course, click here



Deanna M. Foster
Manager of Continuing Education
(405) 271-4050

All courses, unless otherwise noted, will take place at the OU College of Dentistry, located at 1201 N. Stonewall Ave. in Oklahoma City.

For courses held at the college, complimentary parking is available on the first level of the Stonewall Parking Garage (P4). Please bring your parking ticket with you to the course for validation. Click here to view a campus map. 

Course registration begins 30 minutes prior to the scheduled course time. No refunds will be issued if you miss a course. In the event you are unexpectedly unable to attend a course, please give 48-hours  notice, and credit may be extended to another course.

The College reserves the right to cancel courses, should the need arises.



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The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is a CERP-Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying 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 ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.

Oklahoma Dental Foundation

The OU College of Dentistry provides classroom and clinical space for several of the Oklahoma Dental Foundation's continuing education courses for dental auxiliaries. The College does not participate in the administration of these courses. For more information, please contact the Oklahoma Dental Foundation directly at (405) 421-1299, or visit their website