Continuing Education

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Thank you for choosing Permanente Dental Associates to fulfill your continuing dental education needs in the Pacific Northwest. Our mission is to promote the highest standards of evidence based dentistry through practical training programs and the latest scientific and clinical knowledge.

2018 Course Calendar

New offerings are being added all the time. Check back often!


 TMD and Orofacial Pain
James Rapson, DMD and Yvonne Yang, DMD
February 15, 2018
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Socket Preservation & Grafting Technique Program + Restorative Implant Dentistry: A Roadmap for Success
Presented by Nobel Biocare
Scott T Keys, DDS
March 10, 2018
9:00am to 2:00pm

Implants in Your Practice
Allison Broyles, DMD, MS
Jessica Adams, DDS, MSD
April 10th & 17th, 2018

Risk Management
May 19, 2018
8:00am – Noon

Posterior Implant Treatment Planning
Sponsored by Straumann
June 2, 2018
8:00am – 3:00pm

Oral Surgery
Michael Isaac, DDS
September 15, 2018
9:00am to 2:00pm

Efficient & Effective Endodontics
Presented by Dentsply Sirona
October 13, 2018
8:00am – 3:00pm

Virtual Continuing Education Offerings

Offered to PDA employees via SilkRoad Learning.

Silver Diamine Fluoride
Course Duration: 2 hr 0 min
This course will discuss the history, science, evidence, technique, risks and benefits of using silver diamine fluoride for non-surgical management of dental caries.
 Free to view for PDA Dentists – find in the SilkRoad Course Catalog

Epic Wisdom Risk Management – Privacy, Security & Best Practices
Course Duration: 2 hr 0 min
Review the practical impact of the HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules with regard to patient information, particularly as it pertains to Wisdom and the electronic dental record.
  Free to view for PDA Dentists – find in the SilkRoad Course Catalog

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
Course Duration: 2 hr 0 min
As healthcare providers, dental professionals must be prepared to recognize and properly manage patients who are experiencing medical emergencies in the dental office. This course identifies the general requirements and techniques for management of medical emergencies in the dental office.
PDA Dentists: Register here

Third Molars for the General Dentist
Course Duration: 2 hr 0 min
This course provides a review on third molar extraction, timing and indications. Using the information presented in this course about wisdom teeth, the potential difficulty of their extraction, and postsurgical complications, clinicians will be able to determine using the x-ray, patient history and their own skill set to decide on treatment or referral.
PDA Dentists: Register here