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ALD Dental Laser Standard Level Course - A Certificate Program (Taipei, Taiwan)
Saturday, October 29, 2022 8:00 AM EST to Sunday, October 30, 2022
Category: Lecture & Hands-On

ALD Dental Laser Standard Level Course - A Certificate Program

Date: October 29 & 30, 2022

Onsite or REMOTE

Location: Asia Pacific Laser Institute 16th Annual Congress in Taipei, Taiwan


Instructors: Dr. Arun Darbar, Dr. Mel Burchman, Dr. Gerry Ross (GMA Laser Education)


This program is a peer-reviewed, hands-on training, comprehensive laser certificate course for the entire dental team. This program provides candidates with a strong foundational understanding of laser physics, laser tissue interaction, characteristics of various laser wavelengths, clinical case studies, laser safety, regulatory information and a live hands-on portion.


Educational Objectives - These 12 CEU hours include:

  • An understanding of the basic principles of laser physics and laser-tissue interaction.

  • How variations in the laser’s wavelength, power, and temporal modes can be used to alter desired clinical outcomes.

  • An understanding of laser operation and safety features in a hands-on learning assessment exercise.

  • Practical hands-on exercises in laser-assisted clinical procedures on porcine tissue under controlled supervision.

  • Fulfillment of the Dental Laser Licensure Requirements.




  • Part 1 - Foundations in Laser Dentistry - Self-paced Online Digital Learning Program (6 CEU's)

    • Chapter: 1 Fundamentals of Light

    • Chapter: 2 Production of Light

    • Chapter: 3 Laser-Tissue and Laser-Material Interactions

    • Chapter: 4 Clinical Applications in Laser Dentistry

    • Chapter: 5 Laser Safety in Dentistry

  • Part 2- Hands-on Clinical Simulation & Training (in person) - Provided by an approved ALD Trainer
    Includes a minimum of 6 hours of didactic device-specific or wavelength(s)-specific training, more than 3 hours of which are devoted to supervised hands-on activities which includes a comprehensive clinical simulation examination. Also included is a 1-hour review of the Part 1 key concepts and a course evaluation. (6 CEU's from trainer or venue).
    PLEASE NOTE: Parts 1 and 2 must be successfully completed prior to taking the Standard Level Online Exam (Part 3).

  • Part 3- ALD Dental Laser Standard Level Online Exam - Timed 1-hour exam with 75 question multiple-choice questions. This is a CLOSED book exam. The online exam is administered by the Academy of Laser Dentistry (1 CE from ALD).

The Standard Level Course also forms the base credential for progressing to the Fellowship and Mastership Certification Programs. Successful candidates of the Standard Level Course, can immediately apply for the Fellowship Program (details coming soon!).


Successful Standard Level Course Completion

In order to successfully complete the ALD Dental Laser Standard Level Course in its entirety, you must successfully complete all 3 Parts (as described above) within 90 days of your Part 2 Hands-on course date. After the 90 days have passed, the course will be closed, and anyone who has successfully completed the course will receive their continuing education record of completion and Standard Level Course certificate within 6-8 weeks from that close date.



For more information and registration, please go to: https://sites.google.com/view/apli2022/home