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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Come In and Catch It: The Review that Sticks This is a Core CE seminar

April 27, 2019
8:00 am โ€“ 11:00 am
  • John Svirsky, D.D.S., M.Ed.

This is the perfect review course that covers the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of the 25 soft tissue lesions that every dentist and hygienist should know and treat appropriately. A number of the entities only require recognition. The classic lesions that have been forgotten since school will be brought back to life and your diagnostic confidence will be re-energized. Dr. Svirsky makes oral pathology fun!

Learning Objectives:
1) Demonstrate a logical approach to the diagnosis of oral lesions.
2) Recognize and diagnose the more common soft tissue lesions/diseases found in a dental practice.
3) Integrate therapeutic regimens used to treat selected oral diseases.
4) Recognize leukoplakia and differentiate it from other white lesions.
5) Understand the malignant potential of various soft tissue diseases.

Course Number: S1928

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

John Svirsky, D.D.S., M.Ed.

Dr. John Svirsky is a board certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. He is currently a professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology and maintains a private practice in oral medicine and oral pathology. He has developed a broad background in research, published numerous articles in dental literature, and earned a master’s degree in adult education.


Fundamental CE Credits 0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 3.0
Core Topic Diagnosis & Treatment Planning


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