There’s Still Time to Make History At AACD’s Scientific Session

There’s still time to make history at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) 28th Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC, May 2-5.

While there are still plenty of spots left for dental professionals in DC, registration for this year’s event will close April 15 at 5 p.m. CT. After April 15, attendees will have to register onsite.

The AACD will kick off the session with “A Night at the Museum,” a welcome reception for all attendees, at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History on May 2. AACD members will see history come to life as they mingle with colleagues and peruse the museum’s exhibits, all of which will open for members that evening. The reception will take place from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., giving members plenty of time to explore exhibits featuring dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, and the Hope Diamond, while enjoying complimentary beer and wine.

Other history-making events at the conference include a special opening “PowerSession” featuring Drs. David Garber, Christian Coachman, and Eric Van Dooren. The session will take place on May 2, from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will focus on smile design approaches. The AACD will award CE credit to any dental professional who attends.

The Annual Scientific Session offers attendees unique, out-of-the-box hands-on workshops, lectures, social events, and the opportunity to see the latest dental innovations in the exhibit hall. The session is geared toward all members of the dental team—from dentists, to laboratory technicians, hygienists and other cosmetic dental professionals.

The AACD also will honor the Accreditation Class of 2012, during the Celebration of Excellence Gala on May 5. This year, the AACD is welcoming 12 individuals to the ranks of Accredited members and two to the rarified air of Accredited Fellow status, accomplishments that will prove to be a pivotal moment in these individuals’ professional and personal history.

“The DC conference will elevate your passion for what’s most important—the smile,” said Dr. John K. Sullivan, AACD president. “We can give you the tools you need to take your dental skills to the next level. We educate, we inspire, and we connect you with the best. Join us in DC—and help us make history.”

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About the AACD

The AACD is the world’s largest non-profit member organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care that combines art and science to optimally improve dental health, esthetics, and function. Comprised of more than 6,300 cosmetic dental professionals in 70 countries worldwide, the AACD fulfills its mission by offering superior educational opportunities, promoting and supporting a respected Accreditation credential, serving as a user-friendly and inviting forum for the creative exchange of knowledge and ideas, and providing accurate and useful information to the public and the profession.