WREB Restorative Review Course | Continuing Education Course

WREB Restorative Review Course

Canceled |Dates TBD| For information contact Alma Heredia | 503-352-2673 | alma.heredia@pacificu.edu

Course Description

This 20-hour continuing education course provides a review for candidates who are preparing to take the Western Regional Examining Board (WREB) Restorative Examination.  This course includes 4 hours of didactic review of dental anatomy and restorative procedures, followed by 16 hours of hands-on practice placing amalgam and composite restorations on typodonts.  Emphasis will be placed on developing self-assessment skills so that candidates can critically evaluate their own restorations.

WREB requires remediation after two (2) failures of the WREB Restorative Examination.  This continuing education course includes the didactic and clinical remediation required by WREB, has been deemed as an acceptable remediation program by the Oregon Board of Dentistry, and is given by a school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

This continuing education course is intended for review purposes only.  It is not intended to fulfill the educational requirement for obtaining a Restorative Functions Endorsement (RFE) or Restorative Functions Certificate (RFC) in Oregon.

Please go to WREB for additional information or to register for an upcoming Restorative exam. Pacific University recommends no less than 4 weeks between finishing this course and taking the exam. This allows participants extended time to practice.

Course Format

This continuing education course consists of 2 hours of self-study completed by the candidate prior to the first day of the course, 2 hours of didactic instruction and 16 hours of hands-on practice placing amalgam and composite restorations on typodonts. The total course time is 20 hours.  Participants must attend all scheduled sessions and complete all requirements in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Course Coordinator

Kristen Thomas, RDH, BSDH is a full-time faculty member with the School of Dental Health Science at Pacific University.

Course Location

This course will be held at Pacific University, Health Professions Campus, 222 SE 8th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123.

Course Fee

The course fee is $2000.00 which includes lecture, lab instruction, use of restorative instruments (please bring your own if you have them), prepped typodont teeth, restorative materials and an extra set of gingiva and other materials.  These materials will be issued to each participant at the beginning of the course.  The materials issued to each participant should be sufficient to complete the course requirements as well as one WREB Restorative Examination.  Breakfast and lunch on both Saturday and Sunday are included.


Wear scrubs and protective eyewear on Saturday and Sunday. Friday evening session does not require scrubs, though you are welcome to wear them.

Class Size

Minimum class size is 4 participants.  Maximum class size is 16 participants. 


This course may be canceled if fewer than 4 participants are enrolled by the registration deadline.


Refunds are granted less $25 administration fee up to and included May 24, 2019. Beginning May 25, no refunds will be granted. Should Pacific University cancel the course, refunds will be in full.


Space is limited. Registration is accepted first come first serve. Register online and pay by credit or debit card. 



Contact Us

Alma Heredia | Student Services Coordinator
503-352-2673 | alma.heredia@pacificu.edu