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Registration for the save-the-date courses will be available shortly.

For more details, click on the title of the course, or if you have questions, please call the UCSF CDE office at 415-514-0778.             

August 1, 2015

Donald J. Coluzzi, DDS & Peter Rechmann, DMD, PhD

Donald J. Coluzzi, DDS, is Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences at UCSF School of Dentistry.  He earned his DDS from USC in 1970 and retired after 35 years in general practice. He has served as a past president of the Academy of Laser Dentistry, received its Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence, and is a past editor of the Journal of Laser Dentistry. He is a life member of ADA and CDA, and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, and has been honored as outstanding faculty member by the American College of Dentists. Dr. Coluzzi has published broadly and is in great demand as a lecture both nationally and internationally.

Peter Rechmann, Prof. Dr. Med. Dent., DMD, PhD, is a Professor in the UCSF School of Dentisty, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences. He has studied the selective ablation of dental hard tissues with pulsed lasers, and has been a leader in clinical research for more than 30 years exploring aspects of oral surgery, periodontology, and caries prevention. Particularly Dr. Rechmann has also been involved in laboratory and clinical research dealing with lasers and holds multiple patents related to selective ablation of caries, calculus, and microbial plaque. Dr. Rechmann has published broadly, is active in laser dental societies, and is in great demand as a lecturer both here and abroad.

August 28, 2015


Craig Pettengill, DDS & Stacey Quo, DDS

October 10, 2015

Edmond R. Hewlett. D.D.S.

Dr. Edmond R. Hewlett is a Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Associate Dean for Outreach and Diversity at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He received his DDS degree from the UCLA in 1980, completed a GPR program at the University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago in 1981, and completed postgraduate training in Prosthodontics at UCLA in 2003. He also serves as a consultant to the FDA and as a Consumer Advisor for the ADA.  Dr. Hewlett has published numerous articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals, as well as 2 book chapters. Dr. Hewlett is in great demand as a speaker both nationally and internationally and has presented over 300 invited lectures and courses on adhesive restorative dentistry materials and techniques.

October 24, 2015


John D.B. Featherstone, M.Sc., Ph.D, Dean of the UCSF School of Dentistry

Margaret Walsh, M.S. Ed.D, R.D.H, Professor Emerita, Host

Karan Bershaw, M.S., R.D.H
Ruth Urban, M.S., R.D.H.
Nicolette Moultrie, M.S., R.D.H.
Elizabeth T. Couch, M.S., RDH
Barbara Heckman, M.S.,RDH
Elena Ortega, M.S., RDH
Nathan Kaufman, D.D.S.