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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It’s More than Physical & Other Love Stories This is a Core CE seminar

April 27, 2019
1:00 pm โ€“ 4:00 pm
  • John Svirsky, D.D.S., M.Ed.

This new course will be a review of physical and chemical injuries. Some unusual presentations you never imagined will show up. The course will include electrical and other burns, traumatic injuries, osteonecrosis, oral sexual practices, chemotherapy complications, cosmetic fillers and much more. Just to keep your interest, chewers, pickers, pokers and “midnight tokers” (Steve Miller Band) will make appearances. Get ready to have a wild oral pathology ride.

Learning Objectives:
1) Demonstrate a logical approach to the diagnosis and treatment of burns and traumatic injuries.
2) Develop a logical approach to the management of chemotherapy complications.
3) Recognize and treat lesions related to physical and chemical injuries.

Course Number: S1929

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