ACDE Webinar Series


 A Review of Dental Ethics at Chairside


Tuesday, March 7, 2023

8:00 PM-9:30 PM ET


A joint live webinar series

Course Details


This presentation will review the five fundamental principles that form the foundation of the ADA Code: patient autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, and veracity.



At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:


  1. Recognize that the profession has codes of ethical behavior.
  2. Increase one's understanding of the ethical principles involved in clinical dilemmas.
  3. Realize multiple ethical principles are present in most clinical/ethical dilemmas.
  4. Examine central practice values as described by Ozar, Sokol and Patthoff.


Audience: All dental professionals


 David S. Hancock, DDS, FACD is an assistant professor at Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine - Arizona. He attended Northwestern University Dental School, completing his degree in 1976. He began private practice in Scottsdale, AZ in July 1976. His private practice areas of interest were general and restorative dentistry, dental occlusion, and TM disorders. Interest in failed TM treatments led to years of study in orofacial pain with Jeffery Okeson, DMD at the UK College of Dentistry's orofacial pain center and Dr. Terry Tanaka. He has completed 200+ head and neck dissections with Dr. Tanaka.


Dr. Hancock is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, America Equilibration Society, IADR/AADOCR, and AADSM. He is also a member of the ADA Standard Committee on Dental Products, Working Group 9, and chairs the subgroup 9.69 dealing with
adhesives/cements for CADCAM generated restorations. Dr Hancock is honored to hold fellowship in the American College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International.


Dr. Hancock is a perpetual learner. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the White Mountains of Arizona and golfing with his three grandkids.


Conflict of Interest: In accordance with ADA CERP Standard V, everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. This information will be made available to participants at the start of the course.

About this Series

Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE)


The ACDE, of which the University of Louisville School of Dentistry's Office of Continuing Education (ULSD CE) is a member, brings together individuals who represent university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools in Canada and the United States.


The ACDE and 35 of its member schools are jointly providing this series of live webinars featuring university-based key opinion leaders.


Each lecture will be presented by a different member school's faculty member. By registering through this page, ULSD CE will provide your verification of attendance document. Similar to our other CE offerings, we will maintain a record of your attendance in our database, which you may always access through your personal ULSD CE account.


CE staff of participating schools declare that neither they nor any member of their family have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor do they have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) the speaker will discuss in the presentation, within the last 12 months that are relevant to this educational activity.


Registration open through 3/7/2023 7:30 PM ET

Continuing Education

Lecture: CEU(s) - 1.5

Education Method: Online, Live Interactive Presentation

Course Tuition

Webinar Fee: $59.00


American Express, Discover, MasterCard or VISA only.


Please note there are no discounts for the ACDE webinar series.



Cancellation Policy:
We reserve the right to cancel, modify course date, revise course content, and revise program faculty and activities. Registered participants will be notified if a course is revised or cancelled, as warranted. In the event a course is cancelled, tuition will be refunded.

All registrations are subject to the ULSD Cancellation Policy. This is a 'non-limited' attendance course.

ULSD must receive your written request for cancellation not later than two-weeks prior to course start date to process a refund. A 30% processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Course Registrants who are a 'NO-SHOW' forfeit course tuition.


Live Interactive Webinar: Zoom


Technical assistance: Please be in touch with the ULSD CE office at 502-852-5077 or



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 the schools listed here.

The University of Louisville School 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.


The University of Louisville School of Dentistry designates this activity for 1.5 continuing education credits.