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Academy of Continuing Education

“Affordable, Convenient, State Board Approved, Relevant, Entertaining, and Useful the Next Day in Practice Continuing Education.”
That is how dentists have described the IDA/IUSD Academy of Continuing Education.

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This unique partnership between the Indiana Dental Association and the IU School of Dentistry allows us to tap into the members and dental educators to find the best speakers for you. IDA/IUSD Academy of Continuing Education fulfills state licensing requirements and will develop you professionally with 12 CE hours in two sessions by nationally recognized speakers for less than $21 per credit hour. You are invited to join or renew your membership for the 2016 calendar year.

Pay one $250 fee for these two full-day sessions:



8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Joseph Massad, DDS
Newest Techniques for Implants and Dentures
The Palms Banquet & Conference Center – Plainfield, IN

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Course Description

This course will cover enhanced impression procedure for making of the partially edentulous, the immediate denture, full denture, implant retained overdenture patient. These innovations in impression making will take you to the next level for those patients who need any type of removable and/or implant prosthodontic restoration. Utilize a new method to allow patients to visualize the final esthetic smile prior to beginning the procedure.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Impression making for the dentate, immediate, implant retained overdenture patient to the edentulous patient.
  • Make an accurate center bearing point tracing record for the full mouth restorative patient in 5 minutes.
  • Differentiate between indications for bar, stud, and fixed implant attachments.


Massad_300PPI_B.jpgSpeaker Profile

Dr. Joseph Massad is in private practice in Tulsa, OK, a Fellow of both the American and the International College of Dentists, a Regent of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, a member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics, a Lifetime Member of the American Dental Association and is a honorary member of the American College of Prosthodontics. Currently, he holds faculty positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston; the department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University, and Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis. He has previously held a faculty position at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a past Director of Removable Prosthodontics at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona (2006 to 2010), and from 1992 to 2003 was an associate faculty at the Pankey Institute in Florida.



8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Alan Jeroff, DDS
Contemporary Oral Surgery for the General Dentist: A Simple and Predictable Approach to
Minimally Invasive Oral Surgery

Willows on Westfield – Indianapolis, IN

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Course Description

The course will focus primarily on the principles of oral surgery and on the most up-to-date techniques of exodontia to improve clinical success. With implant dentistry quickly becoming the standard of care, knowing how to extract a tooth to leave as much boney architecture as possible is essential. This course will walk you step by step through proven and effective ways to remove teeth while causing minimal trauma to the underlying bone. This course will offer you an opportunity to better handle your extraction cases, manage complications and know what to avoid.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Learn the minimally invasive tooth removal techniques and remove broken and difficult teeth with minimal flap.
  • Perform pre-operative patient evaluation and assess difficult extractions.
  • Prescribe medications most commonly used for oral surgery.
  • Apply effective local anesthesia techniques.
  • Use instrumentation for atraumatic extraction and dento-alveolar surgery.
  • Apply tissue management and flap designs for various surgical procedures for optimal end result.
  • Effectively retrieve broken root tips utilizing principles of exodontia.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of socket grafting and the relevance of choosing a graft material.
  • Manage complications more efficiently.
  • Learn different suturing techniques


jeroffSpeaker Profile

Dr. Alan Jeroff graduated from the University of Manitoba Dental School in 1977 and practices in Vancouver, British Columbia. He completed a mini-residency in Oral Surgery at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco and was a clinical tutor at the University of Otago School of Dentistry in Dunedin, New Zealand. He is presently an assistant clinical professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry and performs all the oral surgery procedures including wisdom teeth removal and implant placements at the Burrard Implant Centre Dental Clinic. Alan has a specific interest in oral surgery and implants, and is an examiner to undergraduate dental students and interviews candidates for admission into the DMD program at the Faculty of Dentistry.




Become part of the Academy, save money on your continuing education, and grow professionally, by REGISTERING NOW. Membership registration closes January 31, 2017. After January 31, each class doubles in price. Act now, and save money on this outstanding member benefit!

2017 Tuition

$250.00 – IDA Member (Membership fee for BOTH classes until January 31, 2017) The best deal, at $20.83 per credit hour!
$550.00 – Out-of-State ADA Member
$750.00 – Non ADA member

After January 31, each class costs $250 for IDA members, space permitting!

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