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About LCDS

Lane County Dental Society is a component society of the Oregon Dental Association and the American Dental Association. LCDS provides continuing dental education programs for our member dentists and their staff. Our CE programming provides our members access to the latest developments in dental science and technology through guest lectures and presentations. CE programs cover a range of topics from infection control and medical emergencies to cultural competency and record keeping. 

Upcoming Events

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    The Christensen Bottom Line (4 CEs) with Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD

    Fri, Dec 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM - Fri, Dec 16, 2022 | 2:00 PM
    This fast moving “bottom line” course includes the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in any given year. It is easily understood and has numerous summaries that help attendees to interpret the ongoing advancements in the profession. The course encourages audience participation, and questions and answers and is presented in an enjoyable and humorous manner.
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    Lane County Dental Society Member Lunch and Business Meeting

    Fri, Feb 24, 2023 | 1:00 PM - Fri, Feb 24, 2023 | 2:00 PM
    LCDS' Annual Business Meeting and Membership Luncheon before our Medical Emergency Program. Your participation can make a difference!
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    Medical Emergencies with Dr. Sam Bae (4 CEs)

    Fri, Feb 24, 2023 | 2:00 PM - Fri, Feb 24, 2023 | 6:00 PM
    Dr. Bae has developed an interactive course and we encourage doctors to invite their staff to participate so that the entire dental team can be prepared to respond appropriately. This course will fulfill a 4-hour medical emergency requirement for the Oregon Board of Dentistry. The Lane County Dental Society will hold its business meeting during a 30 minute break.
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    Lasers in the Hands of Dental Hygiene Lecture (3 CEs) and Laser Hands-on Simulation Workshop (2 CEs)

    Fri, May 12, 2023 | 12:00 AM - Fri, May 12, 2023 | 1:00 AM
    Learn about the incorporation of laser treatment to treat periodontal disease and infection, as well as the benefits of Diode Laser therapy. Course will help attendees to understand the advantage of thermal disinfection, discuss clinical techniques associated with laser sulcular debridement and disinfection, and discover the potential for doctor surgical Laser applications.
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    Lane County Dental Society Retiree Luncheon

    Tue, Jun 06, 2023 | 12:00 PM - Tue, Jun 06, 2023 | 2:00 PM

WHO report presents opportunities to improve state of global oral health

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Report provides comprehensive picture of oral disease burden, progress in 194 countries
The status of global oral health is alarming and requires urgent action, according to a new Global Oral Health Status Report released Nov. 18 by the World Health Organization that provides the first-ever comprehensive picture of oral disease burden with data profiles for 194 countries, including the U.S.

Read the full article here: WHO report presents opportunities to improve state of global oral health