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CE Policies & General Information

Insurance Coverage

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is not responsible for providing liability or malpractice insurance in hands-on, patient treatment courses. Participants enrolled in courses that require patients may be asked to provide proof of such insurance coverage and a copy of their dental license.

Course Credit

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is authorized to award continuing education credits by Dental Board of California.  These courses meet the Dental Board of California's requirements for issuance of units of continuing education. One unit of credit is awarded for each hour of instruction.  All courses are accepted by the Academy of General Dentistry for fellowship/mastership credit. The University is also a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE).

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni 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 education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.  University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry designates its activities for a specified number of continuing education credits. One unit of credit is awarded for each hour of instruction. Please refer to the individual course descriptions for credit designation. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp

Special Tuition Discounts

Dues-paying alumni of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry are eligible for a 10% discount on most CDE programs sponsored by the Division of Continuing Dental Education. This discount does not apply towards travel programs or specially discounted programs, and is non-transferable. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts for CDE programs. Recent graduates of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry may attend any two qualifying open enrollment continuing education courses with no tuition cost.  Please contact the Division of Continuing Dental Education at 415.929.6486 to redeem this offer.

Refunds

All Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry continuing education programs offered by the Division of Continuing Dental Education have a money-back guarantee. Your tuition is 100% refundable if you are not completely satisfied with our programs. All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing. Other than tuition, the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is under no financial obligation to reimburse participants for airline tickets, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred should the need to cancel or reschedule programs arise.

Cancellations

We require at least 24-hours advance cancellation noticification in order to issue a refund, unless otherwise noted. No refunds will be made for registration cancellations received on or after the date the program begins. All requests must be submitted in writing.

Location

Unless otherwise specified, all courses are held at the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 2155 Webster Street (at Sacramento Street) in San Francisco, California. Signs will be posted to direct you to the assigned registration area and classroom within the school. The only school entrance open to the public on weekends is the Main Clinic entrance located on Sacramento Street (between Webster and Fillmore Streets).

Parking and Public Transportation

If you choose to drive, allow yourself plenty of time to park. Public parking garages are available at your own expense on Webster and Clay Streets and in Japantown.  The dental school is also easily available by public transportation. For directions to the school, please see our map/directions.

Photography

Photographing, recording or videotaping any Dugoni School of Dentistry continuing education program is not allowed without advance written permission from the Artthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. From time to time, a photographer may be present and taking photographs of various courses, instructors and attendees for marketing and advertising purposes. Participants not wishing to be photographed should inform the course director, photographer or the Division of Continuing Dental Education.

Other

Participants are responsible for their own meals unless otherwise specified.

Questions?

If you need further information, please contact the Division of Continuing Dental Education at 415.929.6486 or cedental@pacific.edu.