Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Director of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC) in Utah, and Dean of the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry (SCD) in Arizona. Both groups are international continuing education organizations providing courses and videos for all dental professionals.
Dr. Christensen has presented over 45,000 hours of continuing education throughout the world and has published many articles and books.
Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit CRA Foundation (CRA), which Rella directed for many years. Since 1976, CRA has conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter.
Gordon’s degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; an Honorary Doctor of Science from Utah State University, and an honorary Doctor of Dental Education and Research from Utah Valley State University.
Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado Dental Schools and taught at the University of Washington.
Gordon is a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.