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The University of Louisville School of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

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


Fax or mail a completed registration form which may be found on the website or on the back of any ULSD Course Brochure (Master Card, Visa, money order or a check may also be used) made payable to the University of Louisville. Mail to: Continuing Education, Room 123P, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202-1701. A registration form may also be obtained from the ULSD Continuing Education office.

Hotel Accommodations

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A list of hotels in close proximity to the school is on this website. Click here to view the list. Inform the hotel that you are with the ULSD group when making a reservation. You may qualify for a reduced corporate rate.

Course Credit

The courses offered by the University of Louisville for dentists and dental hygienists are accepted by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry and virtually all other licensure boards for credit of one point per hour to meet re-licensure requirements. ULSD is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. All these courses are approved for Fellowship and Mastership credit with the Academy of General Dentistry.

Academic Freedom and Professional Differences

Educational institutions have the responsibility to disseminate new knowledge. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial procedures, materials, or commercial references. Sponsorship of a dental continuing education course by ULSD does not imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product. Continuing education courses do not necessarily reflect the philosophies of the University of Louisville pre-doctoral or post-doctoral training programs.

Statement Regarding Use of Limited Knowledge when Incorporating New Techniques and Procedures into Practice

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry cautions continuing dental education participants that there are potential risks of using limited knowledge when incorporating new techniques and procedures into the practice of dentistry, especially when the continuing education course has not provided supervised clinical experience and/or competency tests in the techniques or procedures.

Co-Sponsored Courses

ULSD offers some courses co-sponsored with other organizations, including some commercial companies. Such financial assistance allows us to afford nationally prominent speakers and to offer courses at lower fees. ULSD will identify co-sponsorship in program promotional material and will seek assurance by such speakers that balance and unbiased information.

Registration and Cancellation

Participants are requested to pre-register by credit card or check at least TWO WEEKS in advance (four weeks for travel courses). Decisions regarding cancellation of courses will be made at this time.

Participants desiring to register late or at the door are advised to first telephone 502-852-5077 to check on availability.


The ULSD reserves the right to cancel any course should circumstances warrant such action.  In the event a course is cancelled or filled, the ULSD will refund the tuition.  When a participant pays a registration fee, if the customer request cancellation two weeks in advance, the fee may be returned minus a $15 administrative charge.  In lieu of reimbursement, or for cancellations received less than two weeks in advance, the registration fee may be applied toward another course.

Course Registrants who don’t attend or give notice of cancellation are responsible for the course tuition.

FOR LIMITED ATTENDANCE COURSES, Cancellations received less than two weeks prior to the course date will result in the forfeiture of registration fee or deposit.

Course Changes

The ULSD reserves the right to modify the course content, program faculty and program activities and reserves the right to cancel course offerings where necessary. Occasionally course dates may be changed to accommodate speakers' schedules or other scheduling conflicts. Pre-registered participants will be notified if a course will not be presented.

Course Schedule

Unless otherwise specified, courses begin at 9 a.m. Plan to arrive one-half hour prior to course time to register and pick up information packets.

Reduced Tuition

ULSD, faculty, staff, students, residents and members of the School's Second Century Society may qualify for reduced tuition for certain non participation, non-travel courses. Please contact us for specifics.


Office of Continuing Education Mission Statement

In today’s practice environment, practitioners must constantly be evaluating new ideas, techniques and materials in order to provide the best possible services for their patients. ULSD CE endeavors to provide quality Programs with “state of the art” information for Dentists, Hygienists and Auxiliary personnel.


The ULSD Office of Continuing Education will offer a comprehensive Continuing Education Program to provide dentists, hygienists and dental auxiliary personnel an opportunity to attend a variety of Courses to meet individual interests each year. The CE Program will present quality Programs to provide Dental professionals an opportunity to obtain “state of the art” information.


Mission Statement

The University of Louisville School of Dentistry, through excellence in teaching and research, will educate competent dental professionals. The school will provide quality dental care and will serve the community to fulfill our urban and statewide missions.

Goals of the School of Dentistry

  • To educate and develop competent general dentists and allied dental professionals.
  • To provide quality dental care.
  • To provide life long learning opportunities for dental professionals.
  • To advance knowledge through research.
  • To serve the profession, the University , the community and Commonwealth, and the national/international commmunity.
  • To serve dentistry, the community, the state and the nation in all appropriate matters.


Continuing Education Administration

  • Daniel A. Fadel, DMD, Director, Continuing Education 
  • Ms. Cathy L. St. Clair, Administrative Secretary
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