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Dugoni School CDE Program "Glories of China" Offers International Travel, Educational Credit

February  02, 2012

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is accepting registrations for a new continuing education program, Glories of China. The program offers dental professionals the chance to visit China while simultaneously attending a CE program led by Dr. Allen Wong, director of hospital dentistry at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. Glories of China will take place from Oct. 5 through Oct. 18, 2012.

Program attendees will visit the vibrant Chinese cities of Shanghai, Yangshuo, Xi'an and Beijing. Activities include daylong trips to Wuzhen and Guilin; city tours; nature and architecture exploration; evening performances and entertainment; and the chance to visit famous landmarks such as the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

The price for the 14-day travel program is $4,599 per person (based on double occupancy), which covers all lodging, visas, tour guides and the majority of meals and entertainment.  The fee also includes round-trip airfare from  the JFK, LAX or ORD airports. For an additional fee, participants can extend their stay in China with a two- or three-day visit to Hong Kong.

In "Minimally Invasive and Maximally Effective Dentistry," the three-part continuing education course offered during the trip, Wong will cover the medical-dental connection; understanding and incorporating CAMBRA into the dental practice; and CAMBRA treatment planning and options. The course will take place in the evenings on Oct. 9, 11 and 13, and 12 CE credits will be given for course completion. The cost for the continuing dental education portion of the trip is $435 per person.

This exciting travel program is open to all dental professionals, allied dental professionals and guests. Travel logistics are being coordinated by Cruise and Travel Partners. The continuing education course is being coordinated by University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Other participating schools include Creighton University School of Dentistry; LSU School of Dentistry; Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine; Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry; University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry; University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine; University of Kentucky College of Dental Medicine; and University of Michigan School of Dentistry.

For course registration information, fees and registration deadlines, visit or call 415.929.6486. Detailed travel itinerary is also available by contacting Jodi at Cruise and Travel Partners 800.856.8826 or by visiting

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