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Comprehensive Mannequin-Based Board Examination Prep Course: A Hands-on Review

Special Offer Special Rates are available for individual sessions. Call 919-537-3400 for more information!
Course Closed Course Has Already Been Held
Date: Friday, January 31 - Saturday, February 1, 2014
Credit: 15 hours
Location: UNC SOD
Cost: $1,496.00 Dentist
Sponsor: NC Academy

Restorative - Friday Morning
Periodontics - Friday Afternoon
Prosthodontics - Saturday Morning
Endodontics - Saturday Afternoon

Tuition Fees
Dentist: $449 each session.
Dentist: $1,496 (All four sessions - A $300 Savings!)
UNC Enrolled Undergraduate or Graduate Student: $249 each session
UNC Enrolled Undergraduate or Graduate Student: $796 (All four sessions - A $200 Savings!)

Recently CITA has adopted the New ADEX format, so If you are looking to challenge the new ADEX examination board which is is accepted in 46 states, then this is the course for you. This hands on course will specifically prepare you to complete the required dental procedures tested during this examination such as crown preparations, Class II (traditional or optional) ,Class III preparation/restoration, as well as root canal and scaling and root planning procedures. This course will provide you with a detailed and up-to-date overview of dental procedures including evaluation criteria required to successfully pass. Using specialized typodonts similar to the ones used on these clinical examinations, participants will make crown preparations, Class II amalgams, Class III composites, and Endodontic accesses including preparation and obturation. Participants will get immediate feedback from experienced UNC faculty who are familiar with the current evaluations criteria and concepts. This course is an ideal preparation for anyone who plans to challenge a dental clinical board examination.

During this 4 part course participants will:
1. complete all ceramic, PFM and Full Metal gold crown preparations
2. complete a Class II (Traditional and optional) amalgam and a Class III composite
3. complete a root canal for an anterior central incisor and create proper molar endodontic access
4. review principles of scaling and root planning, coronal polishing, and sharpening of periodontal curettes


Dr. Carlos Barrero received his BDS in 1992 from the University El Bosque in Bogotá, Colombia. He completed his postgraduate training in Prosthodontics (1998) and Masters Degree in Oral Biology (1999) from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Barrero was a full-time clinical instructor at UNC-CH School of Dentistry from 1999-2000. He held an Assistant Professor position with the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry for eight years before returning to UNC as a Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics in 2008 where he practices and teaches all phases of Prosthodontics.

Dr. Carol Haggerty MS, DDS, MPH is a Clinical Associate Professor in the UNC Department of Operative Dentistry. Dr. Haggerty graduated from the dental hygiene program and the dental program at the University of Michigan. She holds a Master's degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's of Public Health from the University of North Carolina. She has held faculty positions at the University of Michigan, the University of Florida and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently a practice director for the fourth year General Dentistry Clinic and an advisor to the School of Dentistry public health outreach organization. Dr. Haggerty's interest's are in periodontics with an emphasis on prevention, oral medicine and public health.

Dr. Peter Z. Tawil received his DMD at the Université de Montréal in 2004. He continued his studies at the University of Rochester where he completed his degree in Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2005. In 2008 he moved to Chapel Hill where completed his specialty training in Endodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduating with a Masters in Endodontics. After completing his studies in Chapel Hill, Dr. Tawil worked as a specialist in private practice in Montreal while serving as an adjunct faculty member at McGill University. He also served as an endodontic expert witness for the quality inspection committee of the Quebec Dental Board. Dr. Tawil has lectured both nationally and internationally. He currently teaches at the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill, volunteers in Jamaica with the 1000 Smiles Dental Project, serves as a mentor for the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics and as an examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Scott Eidson

This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Continuing Dental Education program. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDE s term of recognition is May 2012 through June 2015. 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

UNC CDE recommends that you do not make air travel arrangements prior to receiving a receipt of payment or confirmation. UNC CDE is not responsible for any travel-related costs.

Cancellations and Refunds:
Since considerable advance planning is necessary for this continuing education program, a registration refund, less a $50 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by Wednesday, January 22, 2014.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels,airlines, rental car or travel agencies.

Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of North Carolina does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.