Continuing Education

      85th Annual Convention of Gulf State Dental Association


                               Virtual Webinar Meeting


                                 June  15 – 19 , 2022


     Gulf State Dental Association of Texas 2022 Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, June 15, 2022       

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                   Business Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2022                                                 


6:00 PM – 8:00 PM                  Dr. John Valenza – Dean, UTH School of Dentistry (UTSOD)

                                                 “Dental Education Updates, State of UTSOD,WREB and


Friday, June 17, 2022


9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                  Drs.  Michele White and Amity Gardner, – UTSOD                                      

                                                    “Pigmented Lesions, Medical history and Clinical Head

                                                    and Neck Examination”  3hrs

12 Noon                                      Dr. Marie Latortue – UTSOD

                                                    General Dentistry

                                                    Table Clinics – Abuse   1hr

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM                       Dr. Vahdani – UTSOD

                                                      “Implants Now a Days”  Evidence-Based Dentistry 

                                                      in Implant Failures”   3hrs                   

Saturday, June 18, 2022 


9:00 AM – 12:00 PM                      Dr. Clark, JD, Anesthesiologist – UTSOD

                                                       “Consent:  What, When and How”  3hrs


                                                       Table Clinic – Management of Schizophrenia in 

                                                        Dental Patients 1hr


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM                        Dr. Nora Osemene, MPharm, Pharm.D 

                                                       Professor of Pharmacy – Texas Southern Univ.

                                                       ‘Medication Update”   3hrs                                                                                                                       

Sunday, June 19, 2022


9:00 AM – 10:30 AM                          Dr. C.D. Johnson- UTSOD

                                                           History of Black Dentist at UT- Making a Legacy

10:30 AM – 12 Noon                          Dr. Debbie Franklin -UTSOD

                                                           Smoking Cessation 


Noon                                                     Drs. Gipson and Franklin- UTSOD

                                                              General Dentistry

                                                              “Depression and Its Impact on Dental Patients”  


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM                                 

                                                                                    Drs.  Ben Warner, Gargi Mukherji and C. D.Johnson

                                                             General Dentistry

                                                              “Review of the Opioid Crisis and Management of

                                                              Fentanyl Crisis”   3hrs

Scientific Advisors:

Dr. CD Johnson

Dr. Ben Warner

Dr. Amity Gardner

   **** Subject to change, Updates to follow****

                                                       Register Now

Please register in advance to receive presentation links and other timely information. For your convenience , registration will close at 6pm CTS on Wednesday, June 15 , 2022.  Live Interactive Webinars are considered as in-classroom setting CE hours by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.

Continuing education credits awarded for participation in this Live Interactive Webinar may not apply as in person/in-classroom CE hours toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her licensing board(s).

Live Interactive Webinar Presentation: 18 plus hours continuing dental education ( subject to change).  Course fee is due at time of registration. Only online payments will be accepted.



********Please join us. You will need Cisco Webx Meetings app downloaded. ********
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                                                2022 GSDA REGISTRATION 

 ** Please note this year’s registration will be online only**






 FEES:                                                                                                                                                     DUES:

Dentist-Member                          $225.00            $_________                                           GSDA    $50.00   ___________                                                                                                                                                       (reduced by 50% for 2022)      

Dentist-Non Member                  $225.00              $_________


Hygienist                                     $225.00               $_________                                                                                 

Dental Assistant                          $100.00               $_________

Dental Residents                         $100.00              $_________

Dental Students( with Proof )     $ 75.00              $_________       

Dental Hygiene Students( with Proof )            $75.00               $_________       


Online Registration Deadline Wednesday, June 15th

Website :


Registration by PayPal. Go to the Members tab at the top the page, drop down to Pay Pal tab for CE Registration and credit card payments. 


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