Course Calendar


Summer 2016 Inquiries:; T: 212.305.7124   
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July 18-19 Motivational Interviewing: Clinical Workshop

In this two-day workshop led by Dr. William Miller, one of the original founders of this approach, you will learn how to motivate your patients to make positive changes in their health  behaviors. Organized by the Columbia School of Social Work. 13 CE Credits. 9am-5pm.



Bone Grafting for the General Dentist with an Emphasis on Socket Preservation Join Dr. James B. Fine to explore the selection and placement of bone grafts and membranes in this model-based workshop. Learn atraumatic teeth extraction, use of membranes in ridge preservation, and how wound healing  relates to extractions and bone grafting for eventual implant placement. 4 CE credits. Meets 9am-1pm. Limited space available.

Fall 2016    
Starts Sept.  17-18

Comprehensive Implantology Continuum, Part I Course Directors Dr. Dennis Tarnow and Dr. James B. Fine lead this two-part continuum designed to enable general practitioners and specialists to integrate basic implantology into private practice.

Part I is held in two formats over 12 days - Option 1: 6 weekends (Sept. 17-18 thru March 11-12) or Option 2: two week-long sessions (Sept. 17-22, 2016, & March 7-12, 2017).  

Lecturers include Dr. Christos Angelopoulos, Dr. Nurit Bittner, Dr. Joseph Carpentieri, Dr. John Grbic, Dr. Gary Greenstein, Dr. Daewon Haam, Dr. Philip Kang, Dr. Frank Valdinoto, Dr. George Shelby White, plus more. CE credits: 84

Includes optional attendance to the 7th Annual CU/ICOI Dental Implant Symposium, Sat. Dec. 10, 2016. CE credits: 6

Registration is open for the weeklong option; registration for weekend sessions opens early July - to be contacted, email:; tel: 212.305.7124. Early registration fee thru mid-August. 

Sept. 21

Columbia Study Club Meeting - Interdisciplinary Approach for Treating the Esthetically Compromised Patient with Dr. Dennis Tarnow.

Jointly sponsored with the New York County Dental Society, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., CE Hours: 1.5 Registration fee includes lecture and reception to follow. Registration with Columbia CDM.

Nov.  30 Columbia University Symposium at the GNY Dental Meeting - Integrating Oral Care into the Greater Healthcare System Afternoon session, 1:30pm-4:30pm - Jacob Javits Convention Center, NYC. Registration and CE credits through the Greater New York Meeting. Speakers and panelists include: Dr. Christian S. Stohler, Dr. Panos Papapanou, Dr. Joseph Errante, Dr. John Grbic, Dr. James Fine, Dr. Evanthia Lalla and Dr. Denis F. Kinane.  
Dec.  10

SAVE-THE-DATE: 7th Annual Columbia University/ICOI Dental mplant Symposium with Scientific Chairman Dr. Dennis Tarnow and distinguished dental implant experts: Dr. Edward P. Allen, Dr. Stephen Chu, Dr. Abdelsalam Elaskary, Dr. Gary Greenstein, Dr. John Kois, Dr. Carlos Aparicio Magallón, Dr. Alessandro Pozzi and Dr. Hom-Lay Wang. Includes an exhibit hall featuring the latest innovations in implant technology.  

Registration opens mid-July.


Comprehensive Implantology Continuum, Part II - customized, based on participants' schedules during clinic hours (Mon-Fri).

a) Clinical Observations; b) Implant Placement

Upon successful completion of Part I of the Continuum, participants will have the option of observing implant procedures in the CDM clinic and placing up to two implants on their patient. CE credits awarded for all hours of participation.

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