Star of the North Meeting

April 23โ€“25, 2020 St. Paul, MN

Future Dates: April 22-24, 2021 and April 28-30, 2022

2019 Seminars

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. 2019 seminars are listed for your reference, 2020 information will be available this fall. Click on each seminar below for more information, including pricing.

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The 4 “S’s” of Optimal Aging: Sex, Sleep, Stress & Social Networks

April 26, 2019
1:30 pm โ€“ 4:30 pm
  • Barbara Steinberg, D.D.S.

Dr. Steinberg will present the impact of sex, sleep, and stress on disease and aging. The importance of social networks, optimism and laughter and their benefit to successful aging will be discussed. In a fun and entertaining format, participants will gain an understanding of what is involved to age well.

Learning Objectives:
1) Discover the commonalities of successful aging and disease prevention.
2) Discuss the impact of sex, stress reduction and sleep in maintaining a healthy life.
3) Understand how optimism and strong social networks create the healthiest lifestyles.
4) Experience laughter as the best medicine for a long healthy life.

Course Number: F1928

Recommended for

  • Administrative Personnel
  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Technicians
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Guests
  • Nurses
  • Office Managers
  • Spouses
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Barbara Steinberg, D.D.S.

Dr. Steinberg received her D.D.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed a residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Steinberg specializes in the treatment of medically compromised patients. She is a nationally and internationally invited lecturer in the areas of dental treatment of the medically compromised patient and women’s health, and she has authored numerous articles and contributed to major textbooks on these subjects. She is Executive Editor of the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Dr. Steinberg is a former spokesperson for the American Dental Association on women’s oral health issues and now serves on the Health, Nutrition and Fitness Board of Women’s Day Magazine.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $25.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $35.00