219 South Main St. Barnegat, NJ
Phone: 609-698-1155

Continuing Education

At Bayside Dentistry, we are not content to rest on our laurels. Through continuing education, our staff strives to stay up to date on the latest techniques, industry news, and methods. The classes and seminars we attend keep us abreast of the most modern techniques, allowing us to give you the most comfortable, effective care available today. Check this page to see what classes, seminars, and other continuing education endeavors we are currently pursuing.

DateClass Attended
January 16, 2019


Dr. Patrice Ohman attended a seminar on the recommendations for the use of analgesics in dentistry given by Dr. Elliot Hersh. The lecture also covered important drug interactions that may be encountered during dental treatment.
December 13, 2018


Drs. Harold Wright and Patrice Ohman attended the Jersey Shore ITI study club lecture presented by Dr. John Carollo.  The topic was “Avoiding pitfalls and complications in dental implant therapy”.
December 5, 2018
Dr. Chris Wright attended a lecture by Dr. Charles Blair
Dr. Blair is an expert on dental coding/billing.  He gave a lecture reviewing current insurance codes in new fields like implant dentistry.
October 10, 2018


Drs. Harold Wright and Patrice Ohman attended the Jersey Shore Medical Center lecture presented by Dr. Uche Odiatu.  The lecture discussed the links between inflammation and physical well being.  It was interesting to learn why some patients heal better than others.
June 22 – June 23
This two day conference in Washington DC attended by Dr. Chris Wright featured a number of prominent lecturers and experts in the field of digital implant dentistry. I attended the course with my Spear Study Club which includes other local dentists and specialists like Dr. John Kukucka.  We learned about many exciting advances and new technologies in the digital dental world.  It was glimpse into the future of dentistry.
May 2, 2018


Drs. Harold Wright and Patrice Ohman attended a 2 part seminar sponsored by Jersey Shore Medical center.  The first part was simplifying patient understanding of complex dental cases.  The second part was titled “Considerations in achieving exquisite restorative dentistry”.  Both lectures were presented by Dr. Mark Murphy, who is on the faculty of the Pankey Institute, which provides advanced dental education for practitioners.
April 11, 2018
Dr. Chris Wright attended a lecture by Dr. James Swift
Reviewed oral surgery concepts including extractions and bone grafting. Discussed how patients’ medical history can affect dental treatment.
January 17, 2018
Dr. Chris Wright attended a lecture by Dr. Michael Sonick.
This lecture was about the number of implants necessary and recommended for implant over dentures and hybrid dentures.
November 15, 2017
Dr. Chris Wright attended a lecture by Dr. George Bambara.
Reviewed concepts regarding implant restorations. Discussed various types of crowns, bridges and dentures that can used with implants.
October 2017
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended a seminar by Dr. Ciancio, a Periodontist at the University of Buffalo.  The topic was new drugs and medications to treat dental disease and side effects of common drugs and herbal medications.
October 2017
Dr. Harold Wright and Dr. Ohman attended Dr. Tieraona Low Dog’s presentation, “The medicalization of Life”. Dr. Low Dog is a best selling Author and specializes in integrative medicine, dietary supplements and how to stay well without prescription drugs. She is a regular on the Dr. Oz show and “ the peoples pharmacy”.
June 2016
Dr. Ohman, Fran, Frank and Linda attended a seminar on social media, where they learned about new ways for patients to reach us, and new ways for us to reach patients
May 2016
The entire Bayside team attended a seminar designed to help modernize how we work with patients
April 2016
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended a lecture given by Dr. Gordon Christensen, America’s premier educator and founder of Clinical Research Foundation, a non-profit research lab that tests dental products. The lecture covered the latest dental products on the market from zirconia crowns to implant materials that works best for our patients.
March 2016
Dr. Harold Wright, Dr. Christopher Wright and Dr. Ohman attended Dr. Gordon Christensen’s lecture reviewing the latest advancements in Dentistry including radiology, endodontics, implants, cosmetics and oral medicine. Dr. Christensen is the most sought after lecturer in America And presentation was very informative.
January 13, 2016
Dr. Chris Wright attended a seminar, Predictable Direct Posterior Composites and Adhesive Dentistry with Dr. Gary Alex D.M.D. They discussed the latest materials and adhesives, and it also included a practical step-by-step methodology and rational for the placement of composites based on the latest research and materials.
January-December 2016
The doctors of Bayside Dentistry continue their participation with the Spear Study Club, a monthly group made up of eight local dentists who review video presentations of clinical cases provided by the Spear Institute and discuss treatment options.
January-December 2016
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman continue to learn with the ITI study group, which is devoted to the latest developments in implantology and meets four times a year.
November 2015Dr. Wright, Dr. Ohman and the hygienist staff attend a seminar at the American Academy of Dental Hygiene in Washington
July 2015Dr. Wright and our staff of assistants attended a two-day seminar in Ohio
July 2015Our entire office staff received training and became CPR certified
April 22, 2015Dr. Harold Wright and Dr. Christopher Wright attended a Jersey Shore University Medical Center seminar given by Dr. Jimmy Eubank, “Combining esthetics and function for longevity”
March 2015Dr. Ohman and Dr. Wright attended a two-day seminar at Spear Education in Scottsdale, Arizona on creating esthetic excellence
January-December 2015
The doctors of Bayside Dentistry belong to the Spear Study Club, a monthly group made up of eight local dentists who review video presentations of clinical cases provided by the Spear Institute and discuss treatment options.
January-December 2015
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman belong to the ITI study group, which is devoted to the latest developments in implantology and meets four times a year.
October 22, 2014Dr. Ohman and Dr. Chris Wright attended a Spear Study Group discussing implant restorations
October 16-17, 2014Dr. Harold Wright and Dr. Christopher Wright attended a two-day seminar hosted by the Dawson Academy in Columbus Ohio. The seminar covered new procedures for placing veneers and other cosmetic restorations
October 15, 2014Dr. Ohman attended a Jersey Shore seminar featuring Dr. Malamed, who discussed treating medical emergencies in the dental office
March 6, 2014Dr. Ohman attended a comprehensive seminar on the state of the dental profession, covering all areas of treatment
February 2014Dr. Wright attended an “Occlusion Based Restorative Dentistry” seminar with Jack Shirley, DDS.
January 2014Dr. Ohman took a full-day course on ceramic restorations and “smile design”
December 4, 2013Dr. Ohman attended a review course focused on soft tissue treatment and oral diseases
November 20, 2013Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended “Everyday Dentistry: More Than Everyday Esthetic Results,” designed to enhance and improve all aspects of restorative dentistry
September 2013Dr. Wright attended a restorative dentistry session presented by Alan M. Atlas, DMD
Thursday
August 22, 2013
The hygiene staff attended an Invisalign seminar presented by Dr. Doug Brandt which reinforced the ability of the staff to create the ideal Invisalign treatment plan and presented new developments with the Itero scanner, which creates 3-D models of patients’ teeth to show what the outcome of treatment will be
August 2013Drs. Wright and Ohman recently attended a course given by Dr. Robert Convissar on the use of lasers in dentistry at the N.J. Health Professionals Development Institute and received certification for laser use. They plan on incorporating the use of a Diode laser in the practice soon.
Wednesday
May 8, 2013
Mary Ellen attended the Largest Dental Hygiene Meeting of its kind in New Jersey! Di Cesare & Di Cesare Periodontal Health Specialists hosted the fourteenth annual Hygiene Extravaganza.
Friday March 8, 2013Tina, Louise and Loretta attended the Clinical Periodontics: Something Old & Something New Seminar.
Wednesday
February 6, 2013
Dr. Wright attended Prosthetic Considerations and Solutions Seminar.
Wednesday
January 9, 2013
Dr. Ohman attended the Restorative Materials Update Seminar.
Wednesday
October 17, 2012
Bayside Denistry’s Staff attended the OSHA Standard Seminar.
Wednesday
September 19, 2012
Dr. Wright attended a seminar on “Mastering material’s for today’s economic environment-Dental therapies for the aging population”
Wednesday
May 9, 2012
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman, attended a course on Life In The Balance: Strategies For Optimal Health.
Friday
April 13, 2012
Tina R.D.H, Loretta R.D.H, & Louise C.D.A|R.D.A, attended a seminar on The Periodontal Connections to Systemic Diseases.
Wednesday
March 14, 2012
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended Aesthetic Overhaul from Basic to “Cutting Edge”- Technologies and Techniques That Will Change Your Practice.
Wednesday
February 22, 2012
Dr. Ohman attended Jersey Shore International Team for implantology.
Wednesday
February 15, 2012
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended Gordon Christensen’s new material update.
Wednesday
December 7, 2011
Dr. Wright and Dr. Ohman attended Current Concepts in Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain.
Wednesday
October 19, 2011
Dr. Ohman attended Emergency Medicine in Dentistry.