Continuing Education Courses

Students at the James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine work on a patient.

The College of Dental Medicine offers continuing education courses designed to provide practicing dentists with opportunities to continue their education. Courses are designed to provide both didactic and clinical instruction in new methods and techniques.

The College of Dental Medicine does not have a central continuing education (CE) office, so please reach out to the program contacts named below with any questions.

The Carlos F. Salinas Dental Program 

The Carlos F. Salinas Dental Program for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Individuals with Special Health Care Needs is a continuing education opportunity open to all dental and oral health providers, academics, staff and students. This event is worth seven hours of CE credit. 

Register here. Registration is required. 

March 10, 2023
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Marriott North Charleston
4770 Goer Dr.
North Charleston, SC 29406 


Maureen Perry, D.D.S., MPA, MAEd
"Dental Management of Patients with Epilepsy: An Overview of Dental Management of Patients with Seizure Disorders Along with Recommended Treatment of Associated Oral Issues"

Ann Spolarich, RDH, Ph.D., FSDH
"Preventative Health Considerations for Patients with Disabilities"

Howell Lewis, D.M.D.
"Special Needs Orthodontics from a Private Practice Perspective"

Riley Conklin, MT-BC
"Music Therapy with a Young Adult with an Intellectual Disability: Joy Goes to the Dentist"

Alicia Risner-Bauman, D.D.S.
"Evaluating and Managing the Special Needs of the Special Needs Dental Patient"

Catherine Cheely Bradley, Ph.D.
"What's New in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Individuals with Autism
from a Medical Perspective"