Held October 29-31, 2021 at the Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC


The 26th Annual Dental Mountain Meeting is an annual tradition, providing general dentists, dental hygienists, and dental office staff with the latest and most comprehensive continuing education in dentistry today. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits by participating in discussion and case-based lectures designed to help dental professionals meet and discuss today’s industry trends and best practices. 


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Friday, October 29

  • 7am: Sign-In/Breakfast
  • 8am: Silver Diamine Fluoride,  Zachary Brian, DMD
  • 9am: New Types of Restorative Material, Bert Vasconcellos, DDS, MS
  • 10am: Break
  • 10:15am: New Types of Restorative Material …Continued, Bert Vasconcellos, DDS, MS
  • 11:15am: Teledentistry, Zachary Brian, DMD
  • 12:15pm: Adjourn


Saturday, October 30

  • 7am: Sign-In/Breakfast
  • 8am: Updates on Viruses and other Infectious Diseases, Vera Luther, MD
  • 10am: Break
  • 10:15am: Opioid Update, Blake Fagan, MD
  • 11:15am:Managing COVID-19 Anxiety Among Patients, Scott Tucker, DDS
  • 12:15pm: Adjourn


Sunday, October 31

  • 7am: Sign-In/Breakfast
  • 8am: Risk Management, Stephen Burt, BS, MFA
  • 10am: Break
  • 10:15am: Self-Care and Employee Support of the Clinician, Suzanne Danhauer, PhD
  • 11:15am: Adjourn


Zachary Brian, DMD
Director, NC Oral Health Collaborative

Bert Vasconcellos, DDS, MS
Associate Professor
UNC Adams School of Dentistry

Vera Luther, MD
Fellow, Infectious Disease
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Scott Tucker, DDS
Assistant Professor,
Wake Forest Baptist Health

Stephen Burt, BS, MFA
Healthcare Compliance Resources
Woods Rogers Consulting PLC


Blake Fagan, MD
Chief Education Officer
Mountain Area Health Education Center


Suzanne Danhauer, PhD
Professor, Social Sciences and Health Policy
Wake Forest School of Medicine


  • 11.0 Contact Hours from Northwest AHEC
  • Wake Forest School of Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Wake Forest School of Medicine designates this activity for 11.0 hours of continuing education credits.

Concerns or complaints about at CE provider may be directed to the provider or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at

Who Should Attend?

DentThis activity is planned for general dentists, hygienists and other dental professionals.

As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the Northwest AHEC and Wake Forest Baptist Health provides compassionate education and respectful care for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


For Additional Information

Contact Amanda Pearson at or 336-713-7715



This Activity is Jointly Provided By:

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Northwest Area Health Education Center, a program of Wake Forest School of Medicine, Charlotte Area Health Education Center and Mountain Area Health Education Center.

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