2021/2022 SCDS Dates announced

We are thankful for the willingness of our speakers to adapt and patience of our participants that allowed us to have a successful virtual series of courses for the 2020/2021 season.

We look forward to meeting in person again next year. The tentative dates for the 2021/2022 season are as follows:

October 8, 2021

November 12, 2021

January 14, 2022

February 11, 2022

March 11, 2022

Speakers will be announced at a later date and dates are subject to change.

Perio Course This Friday

We have our last CE meeting this Friday March 12. This will be held on the same virtual platform as our previous lectures.

The speakers will be Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz and Dr. Paul Levi. They will speak on the topics of Periodontal conditions, Diagnosis, surgical and nonsurgical management from 8AM-12PM, then from 1PM-3PM.

The link will be the same: www.scds.inspirmeetings.com

Sleep Dentistry Course Friday

Join us Friday for our virtual course with the following link: https://www.scds.inspirmeetings.com/

Dr. Gene Santucci will speak on Friday, February 12 from 8am-12pm and 1pm-3pm on the following topics: “The Interaction of Dental Sleep Medicine and your General Practice, Should you be Concerned? Why?”

Dr. Eugene Santucci has over 30 years of experience as both an educator and in private practice. 

Dr. Gene Santucci is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA where he is co-director of the Dental Sleep Mini-Residency Program, Content Coordinator for Sleep Medicine. He also holds a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling.

Dr. Santucci has presented nationally and internationally on the topics of Dental Sleep Medicine, ADHD in Children and Sleep Related Disorders, Occlusion, Aesthetics, Temporomandibular Disorders, Photography, Functional Anatomy of the Gnathostomatic System and the Fabrication and Delivery of Night Guards. He is a published author contributing to numerous articles in refereed journals and abstracts along with a Task Force Report regarding sleep medicine, course content in dental education. His text book contributions include: Patient Examinations in an Esthetic Dentistry Practice, Headache and Facial Pain.

Dr. Santucci has been awarded membership in the following associations: Fellow, American College of Dentists, Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy, Diplomate, American Academy of Integrated Pain Management, American Dental Educators Association, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, California Sleep Society, American Association of Oral Systemic Health, American Dental and California Dental Associations. He is also a member of Catapult Education and reviews dental products for them.

Dr. Santucci’s goal is to encourage all dental professionals to become the first line of defense regarding the evaluation, referral and treatment for the various types of sleep disturbances from snoring to obstructive sleep apnea in children and adults.

Final Two meetings will be virtual

Attention Sioux City Dental Society Members,

Our last two meetings of the year will be full virtual.

Dr. Gene Santucci will speak on Friday, February 12 from 8am-12pm and 1pm-3pm on the following topics: “The Interaction of Dental Sleep Medicine and your General Practice, Should you be Concerned? Why?”

Friday, March 12 will have the following schedule and speakers: Dr. Gustavo Avila- 8am-12pm- AAP/EFP Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions. Dr. Paul Levi- 1pm-3pm- Power of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy

Thank you for your support, we look forward to closing out the year with two great presentations!


Sioux City Dental Society Board

January Meeting Virtual Link

Thank you everyone for your ongoing patience with our ongoing virtual dental meetings.

Here is the link for the January 8th Dental Society Meeting: http://scds.inspirmeetings.com/

Morning Session 8am-12pm, Afternoon Session 1pm-3pm, Dr. Jeff Horowitz “TMJ, Occlusion, and Team Motivation”

The meeting will follow the same platform as the previous virtual meeting. Please log in for your session a few minutes early to avoid any technical difficulty. The course will be available for 24 hours.

Please note that the remainder of our meetings for the 2020/2021 year will be virtual. If you have any questions or concerns please contact our SCDS coordinator, Christina Edwardson @ 712-899-4928 or by email @  zirpelac@hotmail.com