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Online Dental CE Course (7 CE Credits)

October 19, 2018 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
7 Continuing Education Credits

Join us on October 19th, 2018 for a 7-credit Continuing Education Course. Learn how to treat chronic orofacial pain including, neurogenic, musculoskeletal, headache and uncommon pain disorders.

This course focuses on Chronic Orofacial Pain, including Neuropathic Pain and Neurovascular Pain. It reviews underlying mechanisms of pain induction, nerve injury and repair, sensitization and spontaneous ectopic pain generation. Lectures include an explanation of how various analgesic blocks and sensory testing procedures, and also focus on the appropriate pharmacologic, behavioral, surgical, and physical medicine management procedures for these conditions.

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September 27th – Community Oral Health: Meet the Faculty

If you are interested in improving access to oral health care with a community-based approach, consider attending our  Community Oral Health Meet the Faculty event. Join us for this virtual event which will be a great opportunity for interested individuals to speak directly with current faculty members and learn more about the program.

Date: Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm PST

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Dr. Mulligan and Dr. Clark’s Japan Visit

Dr. Glenn Clark and Dr. Roseann Mulligan  visited four Universities in Japan (including Okayama University and Meikai University), and shared about Educational Technology, Orofacial Pain, and Geriatric Dentistry.  In addition Dr. Clark  gave the keynote lecture and was awarded honorary membership in the Asian Academy for Temporomandibular Joint in Kita-Kyushu Japan. Thanks to our colleagues in Japan for your hospitality!

USC Commencement 2018

To all graduating students:

The 135th Commencement at the University of Southern California is taking place May 11, 2018.

The general commencement will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Alumni Memorial Park, which will then be followed by the Ostrow Reception from 1-2 p.m. at USC Village Plaza and the Ostrow Ceremony from 2:30-5 p.m. at USC Village Lawn.

*All May 11 commencement activities are non-ticketed, open seating.
Parking is free at all USC lots.

Regalia rental orders can be placed at and can be picked up at the dental bookstore in May.

*If you miss the pre-order deadline, you can  order during general distribution in May at USC Bookstore.

Questions? Office of Student Life: (213)-740-0428 or Kim Eeles at

April 6th – Virtual Webinar: Sharing Secrets About Caring for Elders

Dentists are often in a quandary when it comes to making decisions about strategies to treat older adults. Learn why, in the discussion about this issue and others that answer the daily questions faced by the dentist and hygienist caring for older adults.This talk will focus on the lesser known knowledge about treating older patients. It is an opportunity to prepare for older adult patients in your office and to mitigate how you prepare families of older adults.

Join us for a FREE webinar where we’ll explore the Secrets About Caring for Elders. This free webinar is brought to you by the Geriatric Dentistry Certificate and Masters Online Programs here at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

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If you are interested in expanding your knowledge in Geriatric Dentistry, consider applying for our (online and in-clinic) programs in oral Geriatric Dentistry.


March 28th – Virtual Webinar: Complications and Risk in Pain Management

It has become increasingly clear that pain management, specifically opioids, has become a rising issue. Join us as we touch on issues related to complications of opioids use, problems with pain management procedures, and other issues, with a big nod towards prevention.

Join us for a FREE webinar where we’ll explore the complications and risk associated with pain management.

This live, interactive webinar takes place from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PST on Wednesday, March 28th

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Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Informational Videos

The Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine programs are proud to announce a new and exciting venture. This project aims to better inform clinicians and patients in the diagnosis process, treatment, and self-management of orofacial pain and oral medicine related issues. Orofacial Pain fellow Dr. Laurel Henderson will be recording a series of informational videos Continue reading Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine Informational Videos