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McGill continuing dental education
who we are

The Continuing Dental Education Program (hereafter “CDE Program”) in the Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences at McGill University is designated a university-accredited provider of continuing dental education events and is also recognized by the American Dental Association’s Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA-CERP). It is further recognized as a preferred partner by the Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ). Our CDE Program holds itself to high standards to ensure that the CDE events it offers have a strong educational impact and that our educational objectives and content development are evidence-based. The selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of commercial interest. Our program activities seek to promote improvements in oral healthcare and strive to be free of commercial bias.

who we are

At the McGill Continuing Dental Education program, we hold a profound belief that learning is not just an essential aspect of professional development, but a source of immense pleasure and fulfillment in life. We are committed to transforming the journey of lifelong learning into an enriching and rewarding experience. The CDE program offers a comprehensive suite of educational courses, including engaging webinars, hands-on workshops, and unique travel and learn opportunities. These diverse learning formats are tailored to meet the evolving needs of dental professionals, fostering an environment where learning is both effective and enjoyable.

who we are
our values

In dental education, integrity ensures ethical adherence in practice and education, maintaining trust by delivering scientifically sound, transparent, and relevant content.


Respect in dental education involves valuing diversity, collaboration, and others’ expertise, fostering an inclusive learning environment and dignified patient care.


Accountability in dental education entails upholding professional standards and improving patient care quality, by offering rigorous and relevant courses and committing to community wellbeing.


Empathy in dental education focuses on understanding patient concerns, teaching patient-centered care with strong communication skills and emotional intelligence for improved patient outcomes.




Our educational programs enable students and professionals to attain the highest levels of competence and commitment to patients and the community.

new facilities


simulation lab in numbers


40 patient simulators equipped with:

  • Head, cheeks and a torso to teach spatial awareness

  • The same air turbines, electric hand pieces and controls as the ones found in the undergraduate clinic

  • LED operator lights with optional yellow filters to prevent inadvertent curing while placing composites

  • Water and suction

4 cameras:

  • Instructor camera

  • Document camera

  • Simulator camera

  • Microscope camera

2 suctions systems

  • One used during simulated patient exercises

  • One with a charcoal filter, used during lab procedures to reduce dust and the spread of volatile compounds

20 TV screens 3 Portable Microscope 4 Portable X-Ray Simulators Kiosks

State-of-the-art facilities for advanced learning.
Flexible workshop and lecture formats.
Simulation Lab a
nd Active Learning Classroom.


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