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UCSF School of Dentistry

7-Night Gems of Southeast Europe Cruise
From Day 1: Budapest, Hungary to Day 8: Giurgiu, Romania
October 13 - 20, 2025
<em>AmaWaterways <em>AmaBella</em></em>
AmaWaterways AmaBella

COURSE CREDITS & HOURS

12 ADA CERP Dental CE Credits
6 Hours are Live, and 6 are pre-classroom

COURSE FEES

Early Booking Discount: Book Before June 30th, 2024 to receive the rate below!
$845 $745

TARGET AUDIENCE

Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers

PROGRAM PURPOSE

  • Nerve damage from injections, root canal therapy, implants, allografts and xenografts, and dentoalveolar surgery.
  • Tooth Transplantation, Reimplantation and Surgical Uprighting
  • The Diagnosis and Management of Intraoral Dysplasia
  • Oral manifestations of systemic disease
  • An update on antibiotics
  • The use of biological agents to treat oral pathology

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. Thank you for your cooperation.
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

Faculty

M. Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD, and Professor

M. Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD, and Professor

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UCSF School of Dentistry

Tony Pogrel received his dental degree in 1967 from Liverpool University in England and his medical degree from Aberdeen University in Scotland in 1974. He then received further general surgery training and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in Great Britain, Holland and Miami, Florida. In 1979, he was appointed consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Peterborough and Cambridge in England and since 1983, has been on the full-time faculty of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a former chairman of the department and is currently a professor and Associate Dean. Dr. Pogrel holds both medical and dental licenses in California and is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International and American Associations of Dental Research and the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Pogrel has more than 200 publications in the literature on a variety of topics and is a frequent presenter at specialty meetings nationally and internationally.

Accreditation

UCSF is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Concerns or complaints about a CE Provider may be directed to the provider or to the ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp 

ITINERARY

DATE PORT OF CALL ARRIVE DEPART
Mon Oct 13 Day 1: Budapest, Hungary
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Tue Oct 14 Day 2: Budapest and Mohács
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Wed Oct 15 Day 3: Vukovar
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Thu Oct 16 Day 4: Belgrade
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Fri Oct 17 Day 5: Iron Gates
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Sat Oct 18 Day 6: Vidin
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Sun Oct 19 Day 7: Rousse
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Mon Oct 20 Day 8: Giurgiu, Romania
Course Schedule Will be Announced 90 Days Prior to Departure
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*Tentative course schedule, actual class times may differ.

PORTS OF CALL

Day 1: Budapest, Hungary -
Board the ship for your Gems of Southeast Europe Cruise

Dinner is provided.

Day 2: Budapest and Mohács -
Scenic Cruising in Budapest
Pécs excursion in Mohács
     OR Szekszárd wine tasting
     OR Guided Bike Ride Along the Danube

Enjoy a scenic morning cruise to Mohács. You’ll then visit Pécs, founded more than 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Visit the UNESCO-designated Christian Necropolis; St. Peter’s Basilica, the city’s main Catholic cathedral along with its catacombs; and Széchenyi Square, the heart of Old Town Pécs. You will also see the Mosque of Pasha Qasim the Victorious, one of the symbols of the city. Or for wine connoisseurs, you’ll want to go to the Szekszárd wine region, one of the oldest red-wine-growing areas in Hungary, established more than 2,000 years ago. You may also take an exhilarating guided bike tour around Mohács

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 3: Vukovar -
Vukovar City tour
     OR Osijek Tour
     OR Vukovar bike tour
Croatian wine tasting
     OR Vucedol Museum

Enjoy your morning in Vukovar on a guided city tour where you may visit sites such as Eltz Manor House and Vukovar’s famous water tower. Alternatively, you may see Osijek on a guided tour. For those looking for a more active experience, you may explore Vukovar on an active bike tour. In the afternoon, enjoy a Croatian wine tasting and tour in the Old Cellars, famous for their Grasevina, Traminac and Frankovka wines. You can also choose to explore the Vucedol Museum, home to fascinating exhibits on prehistoric culture and one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 4: Belgrade -
“The City of Two Rivers” Tour
     OR Belgrade Fortress hike
“Brandies of Belgrade” tasting
     OR Belgrade bike tour
     OR Novi Sad Tour

Explore Serbia’s capital, Belgrade, on a city tour, which includes the Nikola Tesla Museum, encompassing the world-renowned inventor’s life and inventions, as well as the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava, the largest such church in the world. Alternatively, you can hike to Belgrade Fortress. In the afternoon, enjoy a taste of the region by sampling a few types of Serbian brandy paired with delicious local appetizers, including Šlivovitz, which was added in 2022 to UNESCO’s list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage.” For those wishing a more active adventure, join a guided bike tour. Or explore Novi Sad, a city rich in tradition and culture, on an afternoon walking tour. Begin your tour at the Dunavski (Danube) Park; stroll through Stari Grad, the old town center; and explore Liberty Square, which is dominated by the Old Town Hall.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 5: Iron Gates -
Golubac Fortress visit
Scenic Cruising - The Iron Gates

Visit Golubac Fortress – a medieval fortified town on the south side of the Danube River – before cruising through the Iron Gates. The Iron Gates is one of Europe’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders. The Danube narrows as it winds through a series of magnificent gorges between the Carpathian and Balkan mountains, forming a natural border between Serbia and Romania. The ancient King Decebalus, the last king of Dacia, is proudly carved into the mountainside and always captivates travelers.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 6: Vidin -
Baba Vida Fortress and Vidin Walking Tour
     OR Banitsa pastry and yogurt tasting
     OR Vidin bike tour

Explore Vidin, one of Bulgaria’s oldest cities, and surrounding areas with a choice of excursions. Discover Baba Vida Fortress, the largest preserved medieval castle in Bulgaria. Alternatively, visit a local home for a demonstration of traditional Bulgarian yogurt and Banitsa, a pastry you will also get to make. You also have the choice to bike through Vidin and to the castle.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 7: Rousse -
Full-day Veliko Tarnovo excursion
     OR Ivanovo Rock-Hewn Churches & Rousse Highlights Tour
     OR Full-day Bucharest excursion

Visit Bulgaria’s ancient capital, Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortress and multiple orthodox temples. You can opt instead to go to Rousse, known for its 19th- and 20th-century Neo-Baroque and Neo-Rococo architecture, and then afterwards visit the UNESCO-designated Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo with frescos revealing exceptional artistry of 14th-century paintings. Later in the day, travel through the Romanian countryside to the capital of Bucharest, known as the “Little Paris of the East.” Enjoy a panoramic tour of the historic city center and its elegant architecture.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner provided

Day 8: Giurgiu, Romania -
Bid farewell to Giurgiu as you prepare for your flight home

Breakfast is provided.

AmaWaterways AmaBella

PLEASE NOTE: To attend the conference, participants must book their cruise through Continuing Education, Inc.. This ensures our company can provide full conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Note also, that participants' family and friends are welcome to book within our group to take advantage of our typically excellent cruise rates. Thank you for your cooperation.

Register your interest and receive a full quote at 800-422-0711 (US/Can) or direct/int'l tel: +1-727-526-1571 or by registering online.

Early Booking Discount:
Book Prior to June 30, 2024 and save $750 Per-Person off the rates below!


Prices are Per-Person, Double Occupancy. Prices are Subject to Change.
Deposit: $400

Rates include:
  • - All standard Shore Excursions (upgraded options available) with sophisticated audio headset system
  • - All onboard meals including regional red & white wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • - Music program every day in the bar, either by a pianist or the onboard musicians
  • - Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, and Captain's Gala Dinner
  • - Complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour coffee station. Bottled water in every stateroom.
  • - All port charges and local taxes
STATEROOM DETAILS
PRICING PER PERSON

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Suite/Deluxe

Suite, Suite Suite (Suite)
Luxurious suite with a French Balcony and Outside Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows, and duvet. Suite includes an in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerhead and separate tub, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 350 sq ft. 

$8,254.00
per person



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Balcony

Balcony Stateroom, AA Balcony Stateroom (AA)
Luxurious stateroom with a French Balcony and Outside Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 235 sq ft. 

$6,954.00
per person



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Balcony Stateroom, AB Balcony Stateroom (AB)
Luxurious stateroom with a French Balcony and Outside Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 235 sq ft. 

$6,754.00
per person



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and we'll find the best value for you.
Balcony Stateroom, BA Balcony Stateroom (BA)
Luxurious stateroom with a French Balcony and Outside Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 210 sq ft. 

$6,554.00
per person



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and we'll find the best value for you.
Balcony Stateroom, BB Balcony Stateroom (BB)
Luxurious stateroom with a French Balcony and Outside Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 210 sq ft. 

$6,354.00
per person



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Outside

French Balcony Stateroom, C French Balcony Stateroom (C)
Luxurious stateroom with a French Balcony. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 170 sq ft. 

$5,754.00
per person



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Exterior Stateroom, D Exterior Stateroom (D)
Stateroom with fixed outside-facing windows. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 170 sq ft. 

$4,654.00
per person



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Exterior Stateroom, E Outside Exterior Stateroom (E)
Stateroom with fixed outside-facing windows. Deluxe hotel-style bedding with Egyptian linen, down pillows and duvet. Room includes in-room temperature control, spacious bathroom with multi-jet showerheads, large wardrobe, full-length mirror, hair dryer, safe and direct-dial telephone. Also has a flat-screen TV, entertainment system with complementary TV, movies, and music, complimentary bottled water, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. 170 sq ft.
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Port Charges, Taxes & Fees of $0.00 per person are included in the pricing displayed above.

A deposit of $400.00 per person is due to reserve your stateroom.

3rd/4th in Stateroom - Please call to secure the best possible pricing

Cruise pricing is presented per person, based double occupancy of the stateroom, per standard industry practice. Pricing presented above is listed accordingly to allow easy comparison for the stateroom categories displayed. Our agents always provide 'total cost' pricing disclosing all particulars before you make any commitment.

COMPETITIVE PRICING PROMISE: We will match any price currently offered by the cruise line; this promise includes their short-term, promotional rates. As a value-added organizer of meetings at sea, however, we do not seek to compete with 'cruise discounters,' 'travel clubs,' or 'distressed inventory' sales operations.
PRICING SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Fares displayed above are subject to availabilty and to change until reserved with a deposit or full payment. While the fares listed can sell out (i.e. are "subject to availability"), they generally remain available until about 90 days before sailing, at which time they convert to typically higher, market rates. Market Rates offered directly by the cruise line and quoted by our agents are also subject to availability and to change at any time prior to depositing on your stateroom. Those rates are capacity and revenue controlled and can be withdrawn without notice.
CANCELLATION PENALTY POLICY WILL APPLY: We recommend Travel Insurance to protect your investment from unexpected, late cancellations.
Cruise Cancellation Policy:Late Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please congirm the policy applicable to this cruise with one of our agents.
Course Fee Cancellation Policy: 30+ days before sailing date - 75% Refund ; 7-29 days before sailing date - 50% Refund; Less than 7 days before sailing date - No Refund
FUEL SUPPLEMENT: During periods of unusual oil price volatility, cruiselines may implement a fuel surcharge at any time prior to sailing.

Chubb Travel Protection Overview

Please note, this insurance protection is available to the residents of the United States only,
that coverage limits are per person and that limits can vary by State.

Standard Plan Benefits Travel Basics Travel Essentials Travel Choice
Trip Cancellation 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption 100% of Trip Costs
($100,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
150% of Trip Costs
($150,000 maximum)
Trip Interruption - Return Air Only $500 $750 $1,000
Trip Delay $500 ($100 per day) $750 ($150 per day) $1,000 ($200 per day)
Missed Connection NA $250 $500
Baggage & Personal Effects $750 ($50 deductible) $1,000 $2,500
Baggage Delay $200 $300 $500
Accident & Sickness Medical Expense* $15,000 ($50 deductible) $25,000 $50,000
Emergency Evacuation & Repatriation of Remains $150,000 $500,000 $1,000,000
Accidental Death & Dismemberment NA $10,000 $50,000
Assistance Services Included Included Included
Additional Benefits (if purchased within 15 days of Initial Trip Payment; Day 1 is the date the Intial Trip Payment is made)
Pre-Existing Medical Condition Exclusion Waiver Included Included Included
Trip Cancellation/ Interruption due to Financial Default Included Included Included
Accident Sickness Medical Expense Excess Coverage Primary Coverage Primary Coverage
Baggage & Personal Effects Excess Coverage Excess Coverage Primary Coverage
Flight Accident $25,000 $50,000 NA
Missed Connection NA Additional $250 Included in base plan
Optional Benefits (if selected byt the Applicant and required premium is paid)
Medical Coverage Upgrade Included in base plan Included in base plan Additional $50,000
including Emergency Evacuation* Additional $150,000 Additional $500,000 Included in base plan
Car Rental Collision Coverage $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible) $35,000 ($250 Deductible)
Flight Accident Amount selected up to $500,000 Amount selected up to $500,000 NA
*Coverage, pricing and availability may vary by state
*Additional Benefits change not available for CA, CO, KS, MN, MO, MT, NH, NY, PA, TX or WA residents at this time.


Before and After your cruise

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

Budapest, Széchenyi István tér 5-6, 1051 Hungary

An Art Nouveau Danube Masterpiece

Located in the heart of Budapest, this art nouveau palace Hotel embodies the spirit of Budapest’s Golden Era glam. From the moment you enter the iconic wrought iron peacock gates and pass through the lobby adorned with more than two million mosaic tiles illuminated with a striking chandelier, you’ll feel inspiration wash over you. Outside, views of the Danube and the picturesque Buda skyline stand before you. Spend the day exploring the sights, recharge in an on-site Spa that harnesses the city’s heritage in wellness, then enjoy an innovative cocktail at the lobby bar MÚZSA.

https://www.fourseasons.com/budapest/

InterContinental Budapest

Budapest Budapest Apaczai Csere J.U, 12-14, 1052 Hungary

The Danube at Your Feet

Located on the Danube Promenade with stunning views of the river and the castle district — one of Budapest’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites — InterContinental Budapest provides an elegant setting to explore the history, vibrant gastro scene, and cultural destinations of the capital city. The hotel’s guest rooms offer luxurious accommodations, Combining timeless elegance with refined design.

https://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/us/en/budapest/budhb/hoteldetail

Corinthia Budapest

Budapest, Erzsébet krt. 43-49, 1073 Hungary

An Unforgettable Stay

Standing proudly at the heart of grand Budapest, Corinthia occupies a legendary space in Budapest hospitality. Inside walls which have been standing since the late 1800s lies an elegant homage to modern luxury, with a respectful nod to the past round every corner. It is your ideal base from which to explore; with landmarks like Heroes’ Square, Buda Castle and the thermal waters of Széchenyi Baths within easy reach. Sink into the Royal Spa, an art deco masterpiece where modern comforts sit alongside original features, before discovering an unrivaled collection of restaurants and bars.

https://www.corinthia.com/en-gb/budapest/

Mera Hotel

Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 31, 1065 Hungary

An Oasis in the City’s Center

Mera Hotel awaits its guests in the pulsating center of Budapest. With its elegant design and unparalleled comfort, this four-star hotel provides a calm environment for all generations. Amenities include 24-hour reception and concierge service, free Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast with a wide selection, in-room minibars, air-conditioned rooms, luggage storage, and a taxi order service.

https://merahotel.hu/?lang=en

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