Continuing Education

Oral Surgery of Tidewater
Locally Approved PACE Program
Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021
Provider ID# 363245

Continued Education

At Oral Surgery of Tidewater, we believe that keeping up with the latest technologies and procedures is vital to better treat your patients. The Academy of General Dentistry have given our doctors credentials to provide these credits. Each attending employee will receive the assigned credited hours and a certificate for their records.

The courses provided are at no cost to you and our office will provide the attendees with lunch! The following courses are provided: 

·         Sleep Apnea

·         Common Oral Lesions

·         Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

·         Dental Affects After Radiation

·         Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

·         Geriatric Dentistry

If you are interested in any of these classes, please contact our Marketing Coordinator via email or phone. We will need the number of staffs attending and any food allergies. We look forward to working with you in the future!

Marketing Coordinator

Dana Bowden

757-499-6886 ext.213



Are you administering minimal, conscious/moderate, or deep sedation? General Anesthesia? Regulation now requires all auxiliary personnel assisting their doctor in the administration or monitoring of anesthesia to have documentation that such personnel have complied with education requirements listed in 18 VAC 60-21-260 (

An initial certification program will be 8 hours; subsequently 4 hours every 2 years. This is consistent with the renewal cycle of every 2 years like the BLS recertification. This course also qualifies for CEU credits for renewal of dentists required to maintain their state anesthesia permit.

The Next Anesthesia and Sedation course for Dental Professionals will be Saturday, October 12, 2019.

Melvin L. Ford III, D.D.S. and Jonathan L. Wong, D.M.D. will be working together to provide the attendees with the proper education to obtain certification. This course qualifies for CEU credits for renewal of dentist required to maintain their state anesthesia permit.







           Melvin L. Ford III, DDS                                     

       Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon                                    








                 Jonathan L. Wong, DMD

              Dental Anesthesiologist                                        








Oral Surgery of Tidewater

2875 Sabre Street, Suite 260

Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Course Dates and Times:


Saturday, October 12, 2019


 7:00 am-8:00 AM



 Lunch from 12-1 (lunch provided by OST)

 1:00pm- 5:00pm 


Course Options and tuition fees:

            Re-certification, 4 hours: 8:00am-12:00 noon; $150.00

            Initial certification, 8 hours: 8:00am-5:00pm: $200.00

           Fee for course due prior to October 12, 2019. All credit card payments are subjected to a 4% sur-charge, however check or debit will not be. 

To register or for more information contact: Dana Bowden, Marketing Coordinator at Oral Surgery of Tidewater, by email: or phone at (757)499-6886 ext. 213




2875 Sabre St #260
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 499-6886

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tue:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
wed:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
thu:8:00 am - 5:00 pm
fri:8:00 am - 5:00 pm