Continuing Dental Education Program

For more than four decades, Lehigh Valley Health Network has provided dental continuing education for area dentistry professionals.

We encourage dental colleagues throughout the area to attend our upcoming continuing education programs. These programs offer dentists, specialists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and technicians an opportunity to learn more about our profession and improve care to our patients.

Learn more about upcoming continuing education opportunities offered by Lehigh Valley Health Network Department of Dental Medicine:

44th Annual Continuing Dental Education Program

Seven continuing dental education courses are offered for 2019-2020. You can earn a total of 42 ADA CERP credit hours for seven full day courses.


Download our brochure


See brochure for registration information. To register, please call 610-969-4839.

All courses are held at:

LVHN–Mack Boulevard, Auditorium
2100 Mack Blvd., Allentown, Pa.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019
Uncovering the Real Reasons Patients Don’t Accept Treatment
Unlocking the Hidden Potential of Existing Patients
Deena Ali, RDH, BS, MBA
Schaumberg, Ill.

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
Mindfulness for the Dental Practitioner
What Holds You Back from Happiness?
Shakila Angadi, DDS
Charlotte, N. C.

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019
10 Minutes to Save a Life: Emergency Medicine in Dentistry
Stanley Malamed, DDS
West Hills, CA
An educational block grant was received from HealthFirst to help defray the cost of this program.

Friday, Jan. 10, 2020
Less Is More: Trends in Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Jeanette MacLean, DDS
Glendale, Ariz. 

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020
Mastering Restorative Dentistry A to Z: Adhesion to Zirconia
Alan Atlas, DMD
Philadelphia, Pa.

Friday, April 3, 2020
What Dentists Need to Know about Direct to Consumer Aligners
Botox, Ortho and Facial Esthetics
Scott Frey, DDS
Chesapeake, VA

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Perceptions of the Edentulous State – Treatment Solutions from Simple to Complex Restorations
Anthony Sallustio, DDS
Ocean Township, N.J.

LVHN dental continuing education leadership

Michele Pisano-Marsh, DMD, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, and served her residency in general practice at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, also in Philadelphia. Dr. Marsh practices at Eric J. Marsh, DMD, and Michele Pisano-Marsh DMD, Dentistry in Allentown, Pa. She is also director of the General Practice Residency Program, Department of Dental Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), and co-program director for dental continuing education at LVHN.

Kimberly DeWire, DMD, is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, and served her residency in general dentistry at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg. Dr. DeWire practices at DeWire Dental in Hellertown, Pa. She is co-program director for dental continuing education at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

About dental continuing education at LVHN

Lehigh Valley Health Network is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Lehigh Valley Health Network designates this activity for 42 continuing dental education credits.




7:45am - 8:30am - Registration
8:30am - 12:30pm - Program
12:30pm - 1:30pm - Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm - Program

Download Program Brochure


To register please download the registration brochure for each program you wish to attend. Complete the registration brochure by providing your contact information and billing information. Upon completion, please email the completed copy to Patricia Atno or Lesley Shambo or via fax at (610) 969-3084.

Upcoming Programs

Program Documents

View previous program handouts.