Our Mission

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Continuing Professional Education is dedicated to ongoing learning in dentistry and related fields, and is committed to promoting and improving the knowledge of all oral health care providers as well as the health of all people through clinical and scientific courses and programs. It develops and coordinates courses and programs with a solid scientific basis, to promote excellent training and the highest standards of oral health care by implementing cross-disciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches and skills to constantly enhance this training and life-long learning.

Our Long-range continuing education goals are as following:

  1. To provide life-long learning opportunities to all oral health care providers including dentists, dental hygienists, and oral health care managers and executives.
  2. To increase the global visibility and leadership role of USC and the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry nationally and internationally.
  3. To secure resources to further enhance life-long learning programs and opportunities thereby advancing the strategic directions of the university and the school of dentistry.

For any additional information, please call 213-821-2127 or email cedental@usc.edu