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Apr 6 2024

Bennett Klavan Memorial Lecture

April 6, 2024

7:15 AM - 1:00 PM


UIC College of Dentistry Lecture Hall South


801 S. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612

The UIC Department of Periodontics is excited to present the 2024 Bennett Klavan Memorial Lecture. We are honoring Dr. Bennett Klavan who paved the way for periodontics to achieve departmental status and later became the department's first professor and head at the UIC College of Dentistry.

When: Saturday, April 6 | 7:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch to follow.

Where: UIC College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina St. Chicago, IL 60612, Lecture Hall South

This event qualifies for 4 CE credits. All are welcome to join. There is a registration fee of $44.

Please click to register.


Speakers and Talk Titles 
Salvador Nares, DDS, MS, PhD, MBA - The Changing Methodologies of Teaching in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Praveen Gajendrareddy, BDS, PhD - Regenerative Materials in Periodontal Practice: Biology and Clinical Implications

Tolga Tozum, DDS, PhD - Mastering implant hard tissue surgeries: Evidence-based insights for clinical excellence

Dwayne Karateew, DDS - Guided Bony Regeneration in the Digital Age

Learning Objectives

  • To better interpret the learning patterns of dental students and residents currently matriculating.
  • To apply the principals of hard tissue surgeries related to implant dentistry.
  • To summarize the biology & clinical implications of regenerative materials in periodontal practice.
  • To employ bony regeneration in the digital age.

For more information please contact Dr. Michael L. Schmerman at


The University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at The University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry designates this activity for 4 continuing education credits.


Dr. Michael Schmerman

Date posted

Mar 27, 2024

Date updated

Mar 27, 2024