Salinas Dental Program

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Carlos F. Salinas Dental Continuing Education Program for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Individuals with Special Health Care Needs

The 25th Anniversary of the Carlos Salinas Program

In 2024, we celebrate 25 years of the Salinas Dental Program with a new date and location. Join us on MUSC's campus!

Friday, October 4
Charleston, South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina - Drug Discovery Building

Earn up to 7 continuing education credits. All health care providers and team members are welcome. A continental breakfast and buffet lunch are included.  


Program details and registration coming soon.

Dentists sit in rows in a hotel conference room, listening to a presenter as she speaks. 

Education method: Lecture

Speaker conflict of interest disclosure: None

ADA CERP | Continuing Education Recognition ProgramThe MUSC College of Dental Medicine is an ADA 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. The MUSC College of Dental Medicine designates this activity for up to 7 hours of continuing education credits. Concerns or complaints about a continuing education (CE) provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for CE Provider Recognition at

Support for the Salinas Dental Program

Dr. Carlos Salinas speaks from a podium.

The annual Salinas seminar is made possible in part by Dr. Maria Cordova-Salinas in honor of her late husband, the South Carolina Dental Association, and former colleagues of Dr. Carlos F. Salinas who have generously made gifts to continue the program in his memory.

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