Seriously Fun Dentistry!

In today’s competitive landscape VDEC's Prime Study Group is the perfect place to launch your dental career. Regular monthly sessions provide peer-to-peer support, social networking opportunities and the professional insight you’re looking for.

Your Own Professional Development Team

When you join a VDEC Prime study club you belong to your own professional development team that is challenging, supportive and social.

Blended Learning

VDEC Prime provides a unique, blended learning experience. In-depth courses combine guided instruction through mentorship and expert insights, with live-patient, hands-on learning.

Peer-to-Peer Contact

VDEC Prime study groups meet monthly with annual team-building events in the summer and late fall. Monthly sessions are held from 6-9 pm beginning with a peer-networking dinner, followed by featured topics with expert speakers.

2019/2020 CURRICULUM

Sept 10 - Endodontics with Dr. Yale Winestock

Oct 8 - Pedodontics with Dr. Jong Hyun Ban

Nov 5 - Periodontics

Dec 10 - Oral Surgery

Jan 7 - Retirement and Financial Planning

ANNUAL FEE $2,995 + tax CDN


Feb 4 - Aesthetic Dentistry

Mar 3 - Dr. Wilson J. Kwong: Communication & Case Closing

Apr 14 - Oral Medicine

May 12 - Year End Party

May 29 - Annual VDEC Prime Event (VDEC Prime members enjoy free entry to this prestigious event, with staff discounts at 50% off)


Sep 10, Oct 8, Nov 5, Dec 10, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 3, Apr 14

2199 Wesbrook Mall, UBC, Patterson Dental Learning Centre

May 12, 29

Downtown Vancouver


Featured Speaker - Dr. Yale Winestock

Dr. Winestock is the President of the BC Society of Endodontists. Being a Vancouver native, he is excited to be combining his specialized postgraduate training from Boston University, where he graduated with a certificate of advanced graduate standing, with the latest technology to serve his community. Dr. Winestock is also a part-time clinical instructor for Endodontics at the UBC School of Dentistry.


Featured Speaker - Dr. Jong Hyun Ban

Dr. Ban is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, providing the full scope of pediatric dentistry, which includes patients with special needs, as well as growth and developmental needs. Dr. Ban taught at BC Children's Hospital and was also an Associate Clinical Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of British Columbia, teaching both in undergraduate and graduate level until January 2014.

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