Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities

Course: Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties and Laser Frenectomies with LIVE SURGERY Demonstrations

Instructors: Martin Kaplan, DMD; Tara Erson, DMD, IBCLC, D. ABDSM; Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC;  and Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys

Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA

Dates: April 19-20, 2024

Course: Pediatric Tongue- and Lip-Ties and Laser Frenectomies

Instructors: Martin Kaplan, DMD; Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC; Karrie Page, MSLP, R.SLP, S-LP(C), COM®, IBCLC; Nicole Dickson, MSLP, R.SLP, S-LP(C), COM®; Chelsie Goulet, DC; and Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Dates: May 10-11, 2024

Course: Integrating Laser Frenectomies and the Function First Model™ into a Dental Practice

Instructors: Piya Gandhi, DDS; Alayna Pagnani-Gendron, DC; Leah Whitley, IBCLC; Catherine Kangas, RDH, Myofunctional Therapist; and Peter Vitruk, PhD, MInstP, CPhys

Location: Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Dates: July 12-13, 2024

Upcoming Free Webinars

Webinar: Two Phases of Post-Operative Frenectomy Care: Active Wound Management & Neuromuscular Re-Education

Instructors: Robyn Merkel-Walsh MA, CCC-SLP/COM®

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm PT / 8:30 pm ET

Upcoming Symposia

2024 Veterinary Laser Surgery Symposium

Hands-on Laser Surgery Labs Included

San Diego, CA • May 3-4, 2024

For veterinary professionals.

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Latest News and Media


Breathe and Thrive Symposium

This is my second time attending the ALSC Symposium. It’s life-changing, both personally and professionally.

Michelle Freeze, DMD
Prosper, TX

Excellent, the best group and lectures I’ve been to yet!

Richard Baxter, DMD, MS
Pelham, AL

Veterinary Laser Surgery Symposium

The program was very well organized with incredible speakers. This is one of the best seminars I’ve attended.

William F. Yohler, DVM
Healdsburg, CA

This has been amazing! I had no idea the depth of things I could do with my laser. I am so excited to do more. Thank you all!!!

Emily Whitehouse, DVM
Omaha, NE

Laser Dentistry Courses

The program was very informative and I am taking away much more knowledge than in previous courses.

Nathalie Phaeton, DDS
Falls Church, VA

It was amazing. Thank you so much! I’m very excited to apply what I’ve learned.

Maegan Istok, DC
Gilbert, AZ