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Dental Society Courses

Courses appearing below are sponsored by various district dental societies. To list a course, send complete course information to Jackie Hammond at the MDA office.

NOTE: The MDA encourages local dental societies to publicize courses and speakers online and in the MDA Journal's Continuing Education listings. These listings are published when submitted and should not be considered a definitive list or master calendar of all component CE courses offered in the state of Michigan. Local societies planning CE events are urged to contact other components when scheduling courses to avoid conflicting dates.

Friday, April 25, 2014 - Lakeland Valley District Dental Society

Fit to Lead (morning)

Keep Your Edge at Any Age (afternoon)

Speaker: Uche Odiatu, BA, DMD
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (registration at 7:30 a.m.) Where: Hidden Pointe Hall, Benton Harbor
CE Credits: 7
Contact: Wendy Gire at 269-468-7625

Morning Session
Whether you are a dentist, hygienist, dental assistant, or office manager, improving your physical condition will enhance everything you do. Being fit empowers you to handle the enormous demands of a grueling practice, tight schedules , and of course stress. Living a healthy, fit lifestyle can increase your personal productivity up to 25 percent. With the latest research on active living — peppered with a little humor — you will uncover powerful reasons to revamp your health and fitness dreams and goals starting TODAY.

Afternoon Session
Inspire your team and your patinets. Halle Berry is 46, Paula Abdul is 50, Rod Stewart is 65 and Mick Jagger is 69. Why not have their energy levels and vitality? Do you want to maximize your energy, end the afternoon blahs and have more balance in your life? This session will:

  • Fortify your body with the TOP Age-defying FOODS for a powerful work day.
  • Discover the 4 key strategies you must MASTER to turn back the hands of time.
  • Empower yourself to enjoy a long and rewarding dental career.
  • Become your patient/family’s best role model for OPTIMAL HEALTY living.

About the speaker ...Dr. Odiatu is a certified nutrition and wellness consultant, an NSCA certified trainer, a certified holistic lifestyle coach, co-author of The Miracle of Health and Fit for the LOVE of It! and a professional member of the America College of Sports Medicine. He maintains a dental practice in Toronto and has inspired audiences at the largest dental conferences in the world and Fortune 500 companies.

Friday, June 6 - Northern Thumb District Dental Society

Northern Thumb District Dental Society Golf Outing

Speaker: Christopher Beck, DDS
Where: Ubly Heights Golf Course, Ubly, Mich. (Click for map)
CE Credits: 1
Contact: Dr. Scott Behnan

NOTE:This course covers Michigan’s one-hour pain management requirement.

Friday, June 13 — Saturday, June 14, 2014 - Copper Country District Dental Society

U.P. Dental Meeting

Speaker: James Braun, DDS, MS
Where: Copper Harbor
CE Credits: 6
Contact: Dr. Robert Richards at 906-482-8527

He will be speaking about composite restorations and all ceramic restorations.

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