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WSDA Academy

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What Is the WSDA Academy?

Created by new dentists, for new dentists, the WSDA Academy offers free continuing education classes for WSDA member dentists 0-10 years out of dental school or their graduate/specialty program. 
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Available Courses

  • Reboot Your EQ: Volunteer!

    Thu, Sep 13, 2018 | 6:00 PM - Thu, Sep 13, 2018 | 9:00 PM
    Two seasoned volunteer dentists will walk you through the trials, tribulations, joys and details of doing volunteer dentistry at home and abroad.
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2018 Academy Schedule

See below for​ the 2018 WSDA Academy ​schedule. Check back often - more courses to come! Registration will open 4-5 weeks prior to each course. 

Date  Speaker Topic  Register
2/21/2018 Dr. Edmond Truelove Health & Wellness/Oral Medicine/TMJ
3/15/2018 Dr. Beatrice Gandara Pregnancy & Dentistry  
3/24/2018 Dr. Paola Leone Orthodontics
4/12/2018 Dr. Glen Johnson Dental Materials ​ 
4/19/2018 Dr. Chris Pickel Treatment Planning
5/9/2018 Dr. Kris Aadland CAD/CAM
6/22/2018 Dr. Lee Ann Brady Restorative (PNDC Workshop)
9/13/2018 Drs. Nhi Pham & Jeff Parrish Volunteerism Register Now
10/2/2018 Dr. Michael Johnson Prosthodontics Not Available
11/3/2018 Dr. Noah Letwin Oral Surgery Not Available

The Academy is focused on developing scholars who are distinctly prepared to succeed in every aspect of their professional lives by creating a community of young dentists committed to continued learning and the Academy ideals, "aliqua, virtus, amicitia" (education, excellence, friendship).

C​ourses are usually limited to 33 attendees, with some courses accommodating more.

Programming for the WSDA Academy is developed by the WSDA New Dentist Think Tank.
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