Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

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Getting Started with CBCT for the Dental Team This is a Core CE seminar

April 29, 2022
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Laurence Gaalaas, D.D.S., MS

This course will include a review of clinically-relevant CBCT basics including CBCT ordering, recommended protocols, dose/risk, and interpretation fundamentals. This lecture is designed to be immediately applicable to any practice using CBCT and accessible to any member of the dental team.

Learning Objectives:
1) Understand how operator-chose scan parameters influence image quality and scan dose.
2) Apply ordering principles to know when to order a CBCT scan.
3) Understand the fundamental responsibilities, expectations, and approach to interpretation.

This program is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Delta Dental.

Course Number: F2231C

Recommended for

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

About the speaker

Laurence Gaalaas, D.D.S., MS

Dr. Gaalaas received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and has ongoing teaching responsibilities plus an active radiology practice through the University of Minnesota.


Fundamental CE Credits 0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 1.0
Core Topic Diagnosis & Treatment Planning