NSU Health Professions Division, Davie Campus
Friday, May 5 - Saturday, May 6, 2017
Dentist: $595; Dental Aux: $476. - Register


Dentist, Dental Specialists, Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistants

Lecture, Lab and Hands-on; AGD# 260, 497



Hard and Soft Tissue Lasers

Training Course; Certification Available

Course Description

Has the hoopla surrounding the introduction of lasers to dentistry been more smoke than substance? Since 1990, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of SEVEN different wavelengths for dental use.  These different wavelengths create a world of difference in how the lasers operate, and their usefulness in the oral cavity. The use of lasers for specific procedures found in everyday general practice will be highlighted.

The first day will detail laser use in the following subject matters:

The second day workshop will give each participant:

Course Schedule:

Friday and Saturday                             

     8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Registration (Beverage Service)
     9:00 a.m. - noon         Lecture/Hands-On
         Noon -   1:00 p.m.   Lunch (included)
     1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Lecture/Hands-On

Instructor Bio:

Robert A. Convissar, DDS,FAGD

Robert was one of the first dentists to incorporate lasers into general dentistry.  Honors include Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and theAmerican Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics, and Mastership in the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  The author of over fifteen peer-reviewed papers on laser dentistry, he is honored to have served as contributing editor of the textbooks ” Lasers and Light Amplification in Dentistry”, “Lasers in Clinical Dentistry , “Atlas of Laser Applications in Dentistry”, and his latest textbook Principles and Practice of Laser Dentistry.  An internationally acclaimed lecturer from New York to London to Rome to Sydney to Hong Kong, and everywhere in between, Dr. Convissar practices restorative, cosmetic and laser dentistry in New York City and serves as Director of Laser Dentistry at New York Hospital Queens Medical Center.

For more information regarding this speaker, visit:  Dr. Robert A. Convissar,DDS,FAGD

Educational Objectives and Benefits:

Additional Information:

 NSU Acknowledges with Gratitude the Support of:
Reward Programs  

Please contact the Office for Professional Development, Continuing Education for more details

     Advanced Continuing Education Certificate Program
     This course is not eligible towards a NSU Advanced Continuing Education Certificate
     Academy of Laser Dentistry Certification

Standard Proficiency Certification will be awarded upon completing an online examination administered by the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  For more information on the Certification process, please visit  Academy of Laser Dentistry Website


ADA CERP - Continuing Education Recognition Program and Association for Continuing Dental Education Logos

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 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. The College is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education, approved AGD/PACE program