August 30, 2010
by Oral Health
ADA 2010 Annual Session Features Latest Products, Technologies
Registrants can earn free CE hours on Exhibit Floor
CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2010 – There’s still time to register and gain firsthand knowledge of the latest products, technologies and techniques in dentistry at the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 151st Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition. It takes place Oct. 9 – Oct. 12 at the Orlando (Fla.) Orange County Convention Center.
The ADA Annual Session offers attendees the choice of more than 245 relevant and topical continuing education courses, with more than 50% of lecture courses offered free with registration
Advance registration discounts, benefits only available through Sept. 10.
The World Marketplace Exhibition
The World Marketplace Exhibition, which opens Saturday and lasts through Monday from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., provides dental professionals a full three days to view and compare dentistry’s latest products and services at over 500 exhibiting companies. Attendees also can earn up to 24 hours of free continuing education credit in the ADA’s LOC. The ADA’s LOC (where registered attendees can learn, optimize and connect) will feature 51,000 square feet of high tech dentistry demonstrations and continuing education.
Free continuing education offered on Exhibit Floor
Registrants can earn free CE on the exhibit floor while experiencing the latest technology on the market and learning how it can enhance your ability to effectively diagnose and treat patients. The 2010 LOC will feature:
· Laser Pavilion: Gain hands-on experience with a variety of dental lasers.
· Competition Hub: Learn from your peers while viewing the results of four professional competitions held exclusively at the Annual Session.
· Technology Expo: Representatives from Pride Institute will explain how to build a business model, implement effective marketing plans, effectively utilize social media and more, followed by the opportunity to try out the latest dental technology.
· 3-D Imaging Center: Compare the functionality of 3-D imaging equipment from leading manufacturers and learn how this technology can enhance your ability to treat your patients.
ADA new product launch program
Some two dozen companies will launch new products and services at the Annual Session. Look in the World Marketplace section of the Official Guide for a list of these companies and visit their booths on the exhibit floor. You can also review the products at the New Product Showcase in the 2200 aisle. Participating companies include the following: Acteon North America, Bisco Dental Products, CareCredit, ChaseHealthAdvance, Dental Sharing, DentalVibe, Dentatus USA Ltd., Dentrix-Henry Schein Practice Solutions, DENTSPLY Caulk, DENTSPLY Professional, Gendex, Glidewell Laboratories, Isolite Systems, Kerr, Novalar Pharmaceuticals Inc., Instrumentarium/Sordex, Invisalign, Pentron Clinical Technologies, Schick Technologies, Septodont, Sirona Dental Systems, SS White, and Voco America Inc.
While in the ADA World Marketplace, registrants can also pick up a free tote bag; play the Super Sweepstakes for a chance to win daily prizes, a trip to Las Vegas or up to $5,000; save money with the ADA Coupon Book; have a souvenir photo taken; watch the creation of a sand sculpture; enjoy a fast and convenient lunch at one of the two exhibit hall restaurants and enjoy free ice cream at the exhibit hall closing party Oct. 11, from 3:30-5 p.m.
For more information on the ADA World Marketplace, log on to www.ada.org/goto/session.