In-Person Art of Aesthetics and Occlusion Course This Friday

The Sioux City Dental Society is pleased to announce that we will be in person for meetings for the 2021/2022 calendar year. We will not be providing a virtual option for the meetings at this time. In accordance with the facilities mask requirements, masks must be worn in public areas if you are not fully vaccinated. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding! 

Todd Snyder DDS, FAACD will be presenting his course, Art of Aesthetics and Occlusion starting at 8am at the Marriott Riverfront and Conference Center in South Sioux City.

SCDS Meeting in person – 2021/2022 schedule announced

We are excited to announce the 2021/2022 schedule and that we plan to meet in person this year. Check our Facebook Page for any changes for weather or Covid precautions that may be needed at the date of the courses.

October 8th, 2021

  • Dr. Todd Synder
    • 8am- 12pm; 1pm-3pm – Art of Aesthetics and Occlusion

November 12, 2021

  • Ronda Anderson- 8am-9am – Infection Control (1 hr CE)
  • Professor Karen Baker
    • 9-10am – Update COVID Myths and Best Practices
    • 10:15-12pm – Dental Antibiotic Stewardship After a Global Pandemic
    • 1-2pm – The Opioid Epidemic & Dental Implications
    • 2-3pm – How to Choose the Best Regimen for Patient Specific Pain Control

January 14, 2022

  • Dr. Jarod Johnson
    • 8am – 12pm; 1pm -3pm – Restoring Adult Teeth in Children and Vital Pulp Therapy

February 11, 2022

  • Dr. Danielle Fry
    • 8am – 12pm; 1pm – 3pm – Understanding the Cause of Malocclusion and Why Phase I Therapy is Needed

March 11, 2022

  • Dr. Dan Pompa-
    • 8am – 12pm; 1pm -3pm – Emergency Medicine. Actions and Algorithms for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, How to Save a Life, Including Your Own

Weather Related Cancellations Makeup Date: April 8, 2022

Courses begin at 8am with registration beginning at 7:30 am at the Marriott Riverfront and Conference Center, 385 E 4th St, South Sioux City, NE. Continental breakfast served.

Registration Form here: 2021-2022 Form

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:

Sleep Dentistry Course Friday

Join us Friday for our virtual course with the following link:

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.