“Affordable, Convenient, State Board Approved, Relevant, Entertaining, and Useful the Next Day in Practice Continuing Education.”
That is how dentists have described the IDA/IUSD Academy of Continuing Education.

Join Academy or Renew Your Membership Today!

This unique partnership between the Indiana Dental Association and the IU School of Dentistry allows us to tap into the members and dental educators to find the best speakers for you. IDA/IUSD Academy of Continuing Education fulfills state licensing requirements and will develop you professionally with 12 CE hours in two sessions by nationally recognized speakers for less than $21 per credit hour. You are invited to join or renew your membership for the 2014 calendar year.

Pay one $250 fee for these two full-day sessions:



Gerad Chiche, DDS
Smile Design, Esthetic and Occlusal Techniques
The Palms - Plainfield, IN (formerly Primo West)

“Dr. Chiche is a great choice and a fantastic speaker. Every time I listen to him present I am filled with awe.”

Course Description

This presentation will present key points formulated into a systematic step-by-step approach to resolve esthetic problems with predictable results and improved laboratory support. This presentation also covers critical details of porcelain veneers and all-ceramic crown techniques in terms of system selection, cement and adhesive selection and bonding sequence. Occlusal management of esthetic cases will be a strong focus to minimize porcelain fractures and complications.

Speaker Profile

Dr ChicheDr. Gerad Chiche is the Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair in Restorative Dentistry, and the Director of the Center for Esthetic & Implant Dentistry at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, GA. He has given numerous programs nationally and internationally and holds membership in the American College of Dentists, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. He serves as adjunct faculty at the Pankey Institute, and is the recipient of numerous awards He became in 2009 the first recipient of the Endowed Chair sponsored by the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Society.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Esthetic Planning: Manage Seven Key Esthetic Factors for Predictable Esthetic Treatment. Apply these for minor and major esthetic and occlusal rehabilitations.
  • Occlusal Planning: Establish a Step-by-Step Occlusal Strategy for Optimum Protection and Maximum Predictability. Identify occlusal red flags prior to routine treatment as well as extensive reconstruction in order to provide a predictable restorative outcome.
  • Fine Technique Details: Optimize Clinical and detailed Techniques with All-Ceramic Crowns and Porcelain Veneers Treatment. Establish a Comfort Zone with All-Ceramic Crowns and porcelain veneers systems based on: understanding system selection, cement options and cement selection, required bonding Technique, and esthetic qualities.


Terry Donovan, DDS
Restoration of Worn Dentition
The Willows on Westfield - Indianapolis, IN - NEW LOCATION

“Solid, entertaining information on a subject I will see tomorrow in the office.”

Course Description

The number of patients presenting to dental offices with excessive loss of tooth structure is clearly increasing. This loss of tooth structure is often multi-factorial, and all potential etiologies of the wear must be considered before tackling extensive rehabilitative procedures. This presentation will analyze the various causes of tooth structure loss and present strategies to prevent further loss as well as reconstructive procedures to replace lost tooth structure.

Speaker Profile

Dr DonovanDr. Terry Donovan received his DDS from the University of Alberta in 1967, and practiced full time in Regina, Saskatchewan for 13 years. He received his Certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from the University of Southern California in 1981. He was formerly Professor and Director of the Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Program at USC and was Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry there for many years. He was also the Associate Dean for General Practice and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is currently Professor and Section Head for Biomaterials, Department of Operative Dentistry at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill. He has published extensively, and has lectured worldwide on restorative dentistry and materials science. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, North Carolina Dental Society, CAIC, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He is past Chairman of the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Materials, Instruments and Equipment.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the clinical signs of chemical erosion at an early stage and implement the appropriate preventive strategies.
  • Understand the etiology and treatment options for bruxism.
  • Know when and how to open the vertical dimension of occlusion for patients exhibiting extreme wear.
  • Understand the multifactorial etiology of non-carious cervical lesions and options for treatment when indicated.
  • Understand the complex multidisciplinary procedures that often must be utilized when treating patients with worn dentitions.
  • Choose the optimum ceramic system to meet the needs of patients in specific clinical situations.


Become part of the Academy, save money on your continuing education, and grow professionally, by REGISTERING NOW. Membership registration closes January 31, 2014. After January 31, each class doubles in price. Act now, and save money on this outstanding member benefit!

2014 Tuition

$250.00 - IDA Member (Membership fee for BOTH classes until January 31, 2014) The best deal, at $20.83 per credit hour!
$550.00 - Out-of-State ADA Member
$750.00 - Non ADA member

After January 31, each class costs $250 for IDA members, space permitting!


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