Continuing Professional Education

Manager, Office of Continuing Professional Education

The Faculty of Dentistry, Office of Continuing Professional Education provides continuing education courses for dentists, dental hygienists, and other allied dental health personnel. The principal objective of these courses is to assist in the maintenance of competence for the dental profession and provide certification courses as required by the licencing bodies of the profession.  Courses are led by faculty members, local resource people, and visiting clinicians include the review of basic knowledge and the introduction of new concepts and techniques. Continuing dental education courses are offered in Halifax, rural Nova Scotia, and the other Atlantic provinces - New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. As of 2020, many courses are also available online through virtual webinars.  Visit the Continuing Professional Education website for a list of upcoming courses.

The content, location, and scheduling of the various courses are based on advice received from professional associations, assessment of client needs, current trends, and the Faculty‚Äôs Continuing Professional Education Committee. Course fees are cost related and are set individually for each course. Current dental and dental hygiene students are welcome to attend local lecture courses at no cost.

Interested persons should address inquiries to:
Office of Continuing Professional Education
Faculty of Dentistry
Dalhousie University
5981 University Ave
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Phone: (902) 494-1674