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Date(s) - April 11, 2023
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Event Details

Dinner with the Deans
State of Dental Education and Future of Dentistry (In-person course)

3 CEU, Core • Member Price: $80 early / $90 regular / $99 late

5:45-6:45pm – Registration & Vendors
6:50-7:15pm – Announcements & Dinner
7:30-9:00pm – Program • 3 CE units, Core

The dental education and the degree from our schools is what gave us the ability to be dentists and make a career out of Dentistry. Please join us for a unique and one-of-a-kind program where we bring 3 Deans of the Dental Schools in Northern California for an evening at Sacramento: Dr. Reddy from UCSF, Dr. Nadershahi from UOP and Dr. Keating from CNSU. Each of them will share their thoughts about the state of dental education and the challenges it faces in current times. They will also share their vision to guide the schools through the challenges and the work in progress in their respective schools to best prepare the dental student. In addition to listening to them you will also have an opportunity to interact with them for a Q and A. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be a part of this special program.

Event Objectives:

  • Listen to the leaders of Dental Education in Northern CA.
  • Learn about the current day challenges facing dental education
  • Learn how you can be part of the solution and pay it back or pay it forward

Kevin Keating, MS, DDS:

Dr. Keating graduated from Loyola University’s College of Dental Surgery and completed an Endodontic Residency and Master of Science degree at Marquette University. He has taught predoctoral students and endodontic residents for 45 years. In 2017, he chaired the task force leading to the formation of the College of Dental Medicine. In 2019 he was appointed its Dean.


Nader Nadershahi, DDS, MBA, EdD:

Dr. Nadershahi serves as the ninth Dean of University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry and Vice Provost of the San Francisco campus, bringing to the role nearly 30 years of leadership experience in dental education, organized dentistry, and clinical practice.


Michael Reddy DMD, DMSc:

Dr. Reddy is dean of the UC San Francisco School of Dentistry and serves as the university’s associate vice chancellor of Oral Health Affairs. An internationally renowned periodontist, Dr. Reddy is a recognized advocate for innovation in dentistry and integrating oral health with overall health care. He serves on numerous boards in the profession and is the current editor of the Journal of Dental Education.


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