NWDDS & WCDDS 2024 Summer CE Program

Friday, May 31, 2024

Join the Northwestern District Dental Society and West Central District Dental Society at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail, MN.

6 Fundamental CE Hours
(Mandatory topics: Management of Medical Emergencies, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning)

Speaker Rachel Uppgaard, DDS – Oral Surgery

Dr. Uppgaard’s presentation will address a number of topics relevant to general dentists and team members including medical emergencies in the dental setting, severe odontogenic infections, postoperative complications, medicolegal concerns with oral surgical procedures, and surgical extraction tips and tricks.

Dr. Rachel Uppgaard is a Clinical Associate Profession in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Uppgaard serves as a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. She has previously served in private practice, as well as a staff surgeon at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. She is currently a full-time attending Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the University of Minnesota and serves as the Interim School of Dentistry Public Health Liaison. Her interests include TMJ surgery, trauma surgery, orthognathic surgery, pathology, dental implants and severe odontogenic infections. She currently leads research projects on Fanconi Anemia, LVADs, teaching local anesthesia, and odontogenic infections.

Continuing Education Program

8:00 a.m.– 8:30 a.m.
Registration with light breakfast (pastries, fruit, coffee, juice)

8:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.
“Medical Emergencies in the Dental Setting and Severe Odontogenic Infections”

11:30 a.m. –1:00 p.m.
Lunch (Dentist Business Meeting)

1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
“Postoperative Complications, Medicolegal Concerns with Oral Surgical Procedures, and Surgical Extraction Tips and Tricks”


Dentists (members) by 4/30/24 $100.00
Dentists (members) after 4/30/24 $125.00
Dentist (ADA non-members) $175.00
Dental Therapists by 4/30/24 $75.00
Dental Therapists after 4/30/24 $100.00
Staff by 4/30/24 $75.00
Staff after 4/30/24 $100.00

Payment Options

CREDIT CARD – If you wish to pay by credit card, please register and submit payment using the form below.

CHECK – If you wish to pay by check, please complete the registration form below and indicate you’re paying by check.
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: Northwestern District Dental Society
Bonnie Moeller
17115 Driftwood Ln
Park Rapids, MN 56470


Direct meeting inquiries to Bonnie Moeller, NWDDS Secretary/Treasurer
c: (218)252-8525
E-mail: nwdds218@gmail.com
moellerbonnie@gmail.com if urgent reply required

Please make your own lodging arrangements.
Thumper Pond Resort
300 Thumper Lodge Rd.
Ottertail, MN 56571
(218) 367-2000