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Cruise Conference Planning For Your Association
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Southern Illinois University
School of Dental Medicine

Holland America Line's Classic ms Veendam
Holland America's ms Veendam

7-Day Canada and NE Discovery CDE Cruise Conference
from Boston, Massachusetts to Montreal, Quebec, Canada
July 22 - 29, 2017

8 CE Credits

Course Fees:
$400 for Dentists
$175 for allied dental personnel.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
William (Bill) M. Goebel, DDS MSD
SIU SDM Faculty Member

Dr. William M. Goebel received his DDS and MSD in Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine from Indiana University School of Dentistry and is Professor Emeritus and former head of the Section of Diagnostic Sciences at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine.

He holds staff positions at two hospitals and conducts a private practice in addition to teaching duties in the areas of Diagnosis, Medicine, Therapeutics, Anxiolysis and Pharmacology. He has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, contributed chapters in several books and has been invited to lecture at numerous meetings, both internationally and domestic.

Robert L. Blackwell, DDS
SIU SDM Faculty Member

Dr. Blackwell received his dental degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and completed a General Practice Residency at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with the American Dental Association, the International College of Dentists and the Academy of Osseointegration.

Dr. Blackwell is Chair of the Department of Graduate Education, Interim Chair of the Department of Applied Dental Medicine and Director of Implant Dentistry at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Blackwell maintains a private restorative practice, with an emphasis on implant restoration.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Target Audience
Dentists, allied dental personnel.
Program Purpose / Objectives

Course Objectives: 4 CE
Dental health care professionals completing this C. E. course will be able to manage dental patients on a variety of new pharmacologic agents. In addition the participants will be able to make appropriate decisions about how to incorporate new cancer diagnostic aids, adjuncts and oral screening tests in a dental practice. The pathology review will enable to the practitioner to provide a realistic level of diagnostic competence, prognosis and management of frequently seen oral conditions.


Course Objectives: 4 CE
  • Review some of the fundamentals of tissue sculpting using provisional restorations.
  • Review the concept of immediate non-occlusal loading.
  • Develop an understanding of how abutment selection can influence esthetic outcome.
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP recognized provider.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary
Sat Jul 22 Boston, Massachusetts
- 4:00 pm
Sun Jul 23 Bar Harbor, Maine
7:00 am 3:00 pm
Mon Jul 24 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Tue Jul 25 Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
11:00 am 6:00 pm
Wed Jul 26 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
9:00 am 6:00 pm
Thu Jul 27 Cruising Gulf of St. Lawrence
- -
Fri Jul 28 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada TC
7:00 am 5:00 pm
Fri Jul 28 Saint Lawrence River Cruising
- -
Sat Jul 29 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
7:00 am -
Please note that our shore excursions are operated separately and
independently of those offered by the cruise line.
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