ACDE Webinar Series: 9300nm CO2 Laser Experiences in the Dental Setting (Apr 2021)

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Begin Date: 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Online (Live)

An Association for Continuing Dental Education Joint Webinar Series
(Due to the Joint Providership of this program with ACDE, UK Faculty and Staff discounts are not available.)



CE Credits: 1.5 credits
Tuition: $59 (Due to the Joint Providership of this program with ACDE, UK Faculty and Staff discounts are not available.) 
Location: Log in from the comfort of your home or office via Zoom. 
Schedule: Online meeting room opens at 7:45 pm ET for registration; Course: 8–9:30 pm ET
Speakers: Gregory M. Schuster, DDS & Robert Yasso, DMD
Educational Methods: Online, Live Interactive Lecture Presentation 
Intended Audience: The Dental Professional 
Registration Deadline: Register prior to course.
Questions: Pam Calvert, Program Coordinator, 859-323-8187 or  |  Meagan Castro, Staff Assistant, 859-323-8155 or

Course Description 

This course will summarize the physical properties and clinical experiences available to dental practitioners using a 9300nm CO2 laser. 

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand Physical properties of the 9300nm CO2 laser that make it unique for hard and soft tissue applications.
  • Gain knowledge of Soft tissue applications – troughing, gingivectomy, implant uncovery.
  • Gain knowledge of Hard tissue applications – Class I – V operative preparations.


SchusterGregory M. Schuster, DDS, Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Faculty, College of Dental Medicine – Arizona Midwestern University
Dr. Schuster received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University in 1988 and earned his DDS degree from the University of Washington in 1992, with special recognition in fixed prosthodontics from the Department of Restorative Dentistry. After graduation, he taught dental assisting part-time at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, WA and co-authored “Handbook of Clinical Dental Assisting.” He maintained a private practice in Sumner, WA from 1993-2000 until he moved to Bozeman, MT and started a private practice there.  He was a member of “Blue Ribbon Seminars”, a Seattle Study Club affiliate and had a special interest in implant restorations. In May of 2011, Dr. Schuster joined the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor and maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Schuster is now the Director of Clinical Faculty in the College of Dental Medicine.

YassoRobert Yasso, DMD, Adjunct Instructor, College of Dental Medicine – Arizona Midwestern University
Dr. Yasso received his B.S. degree in biochemistry from Oakland University in 2016 and earned his DMD degree from Midwestern University-College of Dental Medicine – Arizona in 2020. Dr. Yasso was one of the first dental students to perform dental fillings, completely anesthesia-free, using Solea CO2 laser. Dr. Yasso received the Dean’s Outstanding Clinician Award and the Digital Dentistry Award for becoming proficient in the use of the most current digital technology. After graduation, Dr. Yasso joined the Midwestern University-CDMA as an adjunct faculty to mentor D3 and D4 students on the use of the Solea laser in clinic. 

Conflict of Interest 

Our speaker has no proprietary, financial or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service and or company that will be discussed on considered during this presentation. If they do, this has been noted in the promotional material and will be made available to participants at the start of the program. The staff of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry have no relevant financial relationships to disclose pertaining to this course. Members of the CE planning committee have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  

Refund Policy

A full refund, less a $25 processing fee, will be issued for all cancellations received in writing two weeks prior to the course date. A 50% refund less a $25 processing fee will be given for cancellations received in writing one week prior to the course date, with no refund thereafter. Refunds cannot be given for cancellations on or after the course starting date. Please note that a written request must be received before a refund may be processed. Registrants may choose to receive a full tuition credit toward another course taken within the academic year.

Cancellation Policy

UK College of Dentistry Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel or modify a course when circumstances warrant, including insufficient enrollment. Dates, faculty or course content will be changed only when unavoidable. If a course has been cancelled, participants will be notified and a refund will be issued. Continuing Dental Education cannot be responsible for non-refundable airfare or other expenses in the event of a course cancellation.


University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UK College of Dentistry’s current term of recognition is May 2019 through December 2023. 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 the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry designates this activity for 1.5 hours of continuing education credits.  

Joint Providership

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the member schools listed here

About the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)

The ACDE, of which the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry's Office of Continuing Education (UKCD CE Department) is a member, brings together individuals who represent university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States. The ACDE and 31 of its member schools are jointly providing this series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders. Each lecture will be presented by a different member school's faculty member. 

Continuing Education Credit

By registering through this page, UKCD CE office will provide your verification of attendance document.Similar to our other CE offerings, we will maintain a record of your attendance in our database. 

Registration Options

Due to the Continuing Education staff working remotely, only online registration is available at this time. 

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