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CPDE & Coachella Music Festival

About this Seminar

If you are into music and would like to get in some Continuing Professional Dental Education credits – then this is the program for you!

We will be hosting a CPDE seminar that coincides with the first weekend of the Coachella Music Festival in 2018 from April 11 – 16, 2018.1

CPDE seminar will be presented by Drs. Kabir Virdi and Sandeep Dhesi on trauma diagnosis and management – basic to advanced trauma in the dental and Maxillofacial setting, as well as medical emergencies in the dental setting. The seminar will be April 12 from 8AM to 4PM and April 13 from 8 - 10AM. There will be 10 CE credits awarded.2


We have come up with a few different packages based on requests:

1. Standard King Room: $7,796.39 with Guest $10,285.15
2. Standard Double Room Package: $5,188.13/person. This is with 2 dentists sharing a room.
3. Course Only: $1,050.00 

Packages include: seminar fee, optional components are airfare, 5 nights’ accommodation and, 3-day VIP Coachella Music Festival Ticket and shuttle transportation to/from the festival through Uniglobe Travel. You are not required to stay at the host hotel to attend the seminar. You are welcome to book your own travel and festival tickets if you prefer. 


Click here for full breakdown of costs and timelines surrounding deposits and payments.

Payments for seminar can be made by calling Jason at 306-222-3738 and reference Dental Workshop in Coachella or California. Payment for accomodation, airfare, VIP Coachella ticket and Coachella transportation pass can be made to Uniglobe Travel at: 306-934-3759 ask for Annette Frey. Please reference one of the 4 options.


The host hotel for this program which includes accommodations and lecture space is the Ace Hotel and Swim Club in Palm Springs, California. To check out this 4.5-star property, go to:

Optional: Coachella VIP Ticket (through Uniglobe) Allows entrance to the venue, day parking lots and the three venue VIP areas for all three days.3 The main VIP area is located adjacent to the main stage (under white peaked tents) and consists of shaded areas, picnic tables, extra restrooms, food & beverage vendors and a full cash bar (credit accepted). The second VIP area is located directly next to the Sahara tent in the beautiful Rose Garden complete with extra seating, restrooms, specialty food & beverage vendors, full cash bars, and a spectacular view of thousands of roses. The newest VIP area is located next to the Gobi Tent. Enjoy the shade, extra food & beverage vendors, full cash bars (credit accepted) and additional restrooms.


1. Coachella Music Festival access and logistics through Uniglobe.
2. Inclusion in the Coachella Music Festival component will require completion and signature of waiver and acknowledgement.


Kabir Virdi

DDS, FRCD(C), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry - UofS

Sandeep Dhesi

CD DMD FRCD(C) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

About Kabir Virdi

DDS, FRCD(C), Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Assistant Professor, College of Dentistry - UofS

Dr. Virdi received his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan in 2003. He practiced with the Canadian Forces Dental Corps from 2003 - 2006, as the Dental Officer stationed in Ottawa at National Defence Headquarters. From 2006 - 2010, Dr. Virdi completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL. Currently, Dr. Virdi is in private practice in Saskatoon with Saskatoon Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, as well as Assistant Professor at the University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry.

About Sandeep Dhesi

CD DMD FRCD(C) Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr.Dhesi received his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan in 2001. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1998. Following graduation, Dr.Dhesi was posted to Petawawa, ON, Wainwright, AB and Victoria, BC, prior to his acceptance to post graduate studies. Dr.Dhesi completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University Of Texas Houston Medical Center in 2010. He obtained his fellowship from the Royal College of Dentists in 2010. Since graduating, he was deployed to Afghanistan as a facial trauma surgeon with NATO at Kandahar Airfield in 2011. Upon his return to Canada, he was posted to Ottawa for a short time and Victoria thereafter where he currently resides. Dr.Dhesi will be retiring in 2018 after 20 years of service. 


  • Location
  • Date 2018 April 11-16
  • Start time 1:00 pm
  • End time 5:00 pm
  • Credit hours 10
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