Stem Cell Update

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012


Susan Paurazas, DDS, MHSA, MS

Course Overview

This course will discuss non-embryonic stem cell research and the use of stem cells as it relates to tissue engineering. The concepts of tissue engineering and sources of dental stem cells will be described. Potential dental applications will be discussed in the areas of endodontics, periodontics and bio-engineering of dental structures.

Course Objectives

At the completion of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of tissue engineering.
  • Understand the various types of stem cells and their potential.
  • Identify the use of stem cells in dental research.
  • Realize the potential dental applications of stem cell research.


The Henry, Dearborn, MI
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Includes a light snack and refreshments.
Dentists - $125; Allied - $75
UDM Alumni: Dentist - $112.50; Allied - $67.50

If you choose to pay for a continuing education course by check, please note that the check must be received by UDM within ten (10) days of registration. If the check is not received within ten (10) days of registration, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the course and will remove you from the course roster and you will forfeit your held seat. If you register less than ten (10) days prior to the start of a course, payment will be accepted up to the course start time. If additional time is required, please contact 313-494-6626 prior to registering to make a payment arrangement.


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM; Registration table opens half an hour before the course begins.

CDE Credits

3 hours (Lecture)

Registration Policy

For your convenience you may register up until 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the start of the course with no additional charge. An additional non-refundable fee of $20 dollars per person, per course will be assessed to any registrations received after 3:00 p.m. the day prior to a course or to any same day or walk in registrations.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Unless otherwise posted, a full refund less $25 will be granted if notification of cancellation is received by the Institute for Advanced Continuing Dental Education office two weeks (14 or more days) prior to the start of the course. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a lecture only course, a full refund less $100 will be granted. If a cancellation is received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of a hands-on course, no refund will be granted.  Refunds cannot be given for same any day cancellations or no-shows.

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