JCDF - Jersey Coast Dental Forum

About the Jersey Coast Dental Forum


What is the Jersey Coast Dental Forum?

  • An affiliate of the Seattle Study Club, a national organization with over 200 such affiliates, started by Dr. Michael Cohen, a Seattle periodontist.
  • Charter member presently in its sixteenth year of operation.
  • A dental study club providing high quality programming designed to enhance our members' professional growth and development.
  • Unique forum combining didactic and clinical session in a small group setting: dedicated to educational excellence and higher quality patient care.
  • Educational program featuring:
    • National and local speakers
    • Full day courses
    • Evening clinical, problem solving and hands-on sessions
    • Laboratory support provided
    • Staff training and Practice management programs
    • Affordable, fully accredited programming
    • Programs to become financially independent through personal money management.

What makes the Jersey Coast Dental Forum unique?

  • Transcends traditional education programs by incorporating treatment planning, problem solving and hands-on workshops to compliment the all day programs.
  • Membership is limited to approximately 45 members, which allows for greater interaction between members.
  • Limited membership promotes individualized learning in a non-threatening informal format.
  • Access to the National Speaker's Bureau of the Seattle Study Club, which provides national speakers for our program in an interactive manner rather than the traditional "lecture hall" format
  • Involves staff sessions to provide a 'unified team'. Which include training in patient and management education
  • Provide its members with access to its Advisory Board, a select group of practitioners from the dental community for assistance in total case management.
  • Entrée to the Seattle Study Club Network including the national symposium and individual programming with fellow clubs.
  • Offers an enjoyable environment for professional and personal relationships to develop and flourish