Continuing Professional Education

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  • Continuing Education with HSDM

Upcoming Course Highlight

Master Clinician Series: Class II Correction
November 11 & 12, 2022

Class II malocclusions present unique challenges for clinicans, given their high prevalence and wide variety in their clinical presentation. Therefore, success in Class II cases depends on the clinician's aptness to address vital diagnostic concerns. In addition, our profession has vastly moved on from its earliest days, which heavily focused on cephalometric norms and hard tissue relationships. With advancing technology and materials, orthodontists have a wide variety of options including but not limited to skeletal anchorage applications, aligners, and 3D printed custom appliances. 

In this innagural volume of the "Master Clinician" series, we aim to discuss the current treatment options for Class II correction from the lens of two master clinicians. Our speakers will present their non-biased opinions and clinical experience to the audience. Clinical pearls will be given to the audience while contrasting conventional and contemporary approaches for Class II correction. The presenters will answer the questions from the audience using an interactive platform and elaborate on the clinical management of Class II patients.


The Harvard School of Dental Medicine's Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program offers educational experiences for oral health care professionals and colleagues in other health professions. Led by expert clinicians, scientists and educators, our interdisciplinary portfolio of courses includes topics in clinical dentistry and oral health education, basic and translational science, global and community health, and policy and leadership. Our CPE promotes diversity and inclusion through its faculty and a curriculum that addresses worldwide oral and systemic healthcare issues.

Our Goals:

To deliver evidence-based clinically relevant educational experiences for oral health professionals focusing on global health care needs, and to foster inquiry and excellence in education, research and patient care.

To enhance learner competence and to advance performance leading to improved oral and systemic health.

To provide scholarly conversations that translate to improved health and to expand scientific and clinical knowledge. 

To foster a culture of mutual respect and inclusion through the promotion of diverse perspectives, experiences and beliefs. 


We are excited to begin offering on-demand webinars! The list of available courses, including abstracts and learning objectives, can be found here.

Our Committment:

Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is committed to providing scientifically and clinically relevant continuing education courses for dental professionals seeking to review, enhance and expand their scientific and clinical knowledge.  We offer high-quality custom and open-enrollment continuing education programs regionally, nationally, and internationally throughout the year. In 2019 (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic) over 500 participants from all over the world came to HSDM to expand their competency and knowledge in dentistry. HSDM also hosts international continuing education courses in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Venice to provide invaluable insights on topics that are of significant importance to those regions.

In 2020, we created an online series of webinars, CPE Today, offered free of charge, and in direct response to helping dentists and healthcare professionals navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 2,700 participants from 40+ countries participated in this programming. As we moved our for-credit continuing education courses online, 500 participants from all over the world participated in our courses.   

We strive to provide lifelong learning experiences for all dental professionals by providing courses with relevant and timely topics taught by HSDM faculty from various academic departments and specialties. Please see our calendar of upcoming courses. For additional information on course offerings, please contact Dr. David M. Kim, Director of Continuing Professional Education.

Continuing Professional Education Updates

Did you miss the webinar Identifying Older Adult Depression in a Dental Setting? View the recording here