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What’s Trending: Systemic, Preventive & Restorative Issues Concerning Patients Today

Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM (CDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
For Dentists May 12, 2017 $175.00 $0.00
For Auxiliaries May 12, 2017 $75.00 $0.00
BCD Faculty May 12, 2017 $75.00 $0.00
BCD Resident May 12, 2017 $25.00 $0.00

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What’s Trending: Systemic, Preventive & Restorative Issues Concerning Patients Today—Friday

May 12, 2017   8 am-3:15 pm

Course Summary:  

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The purpose of this course is to provide a practical understanding of what’s currently trending on the internet and social media in dentistry, what patients are then concerned about when they receive dental care, and how that all relates in practical ways to the evidence we currently have available from research. See how current evidence can play an active role in the dental office and assist in providing and optimizing patient-centered care.  All members of the dental team are welcomed.


Course Topics & Objectives:


  • Overview of Evidence-Based Dentistry—its purpose & impact on our profession
  • Examining the evidence in the following areas:
    • Frequently encountered medical/systemic issues patients may ask the provider
    • Patients’ most common problems or questions about their oral health & symptoms
    • Patients’ latest interest in esthetics
    • Patients’ concern about toxicity & safety of materials in dentistry
    • Headliners

NOTE: Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops, iPads, tablets and/or smartphones

- Continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided.


Course Presenter:

Dr. Linda Cheng

Dr. Linda L. Cheng is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of General Dentistry at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry. She received her DDS degree in 1999 and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in 2000 and a post-residency fellowship in cosmetic and implant dentistry in 2001 from Texas A&M College of Dentistry and practiced restorative dentistry in Plano, TX for over a decade.


Dr. Cheng has received the Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry, and she is a Diplomate of the American Board of General Dentistry and has served as its deputy examiner. She is involved with evidence-based dentistry at Texas A&M College of Dentistry and completed her training in the ADA/Forsyth Evidence-Based Dentistry course at the Forsyth Institute in Cambridge, MA. Her publications have appeared in peer-reviewed journals.

Course Information:

Date: Friday, May 12, 2017

Time:  8:30 am -3:15 pm – Registration on 6th floor continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided

Location: Texas A&M College of Dentistry, 6th Floor

Credit: 6 hours lecture/participation

Course Fee: $175 Dentists; $75 RDH or Aux or lab

AGD Codes:151 Research Methodology, evidence-based; 730 Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology


TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:


Texas  A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an  ADA CERP Recognized Provider.           QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website


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 Continuing education credits issued for  participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all  states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the  requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).


CONFIRMATIONS:  Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary


REGISTRATION CANCELLATION:Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by  the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course  cancellation.  All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account  and CANNOT be refunded.  “No Shows” for a course  forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a  non-refundable airline ticket.


Have questions about What’s Trending: Systemic, Preventive & Restorative Issues Concerning Patients Today? Contact Texas A&M College of Dentistry

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Texas A&M College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246

Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM (CDT)

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Texas A&M College of Dentistry


As a distinguished resource for dental education in Texas for more than 100 years, Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service.

The college opened its doors in 1905, was affiliated with Baylor University from 1918 to 1971 and spent the next 25 years as an independent, private institution.

In 1996, the College of Dentistry entered an entirely new era as a member of The Texas A&M University System. In 1999, the college became a founding component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

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