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www.AACDconference.com April 24 - 27, 2013 29th Annual AACD Scientific Session
The Wisest Dentists Know They Don’t Know Everything, But We Can Bring You One Step Closer. When you come to AACD 2013 in Seattle, you’ll have access to live workshops, lectures, general sessions, and social events. You will also be surrounded by those who share your passion for dentistry—and the desire to become an even more skilled practitioner. Here’s just the short list of what else you’ll get by attending the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Annual Scientific Session: • An all-inclusive educational experience. You never pay extra for any courses, hands-on workshops, or general sessions. Plus, breakfast and lunch on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (How many other conferences offer you that?) and a grand Welcome Reception to kick things off. • New skills and techniques to put into practice the following Monday. • A unique, fresh perspective on cosmetic dentistry. • Networking opportunities. Looking for a lab tech? Looking for a dentist? In Seattle, you’ll have your pick of the best. • Be among the first to see the latest dental technologies and new products in the exhibit hall. • The opportunity to give back by participating in the Give Back a Smile Silent Auction and fundraiser. • Five-star treatment by AACD Staff. • And so much more!
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Plan your Schedule in Advance so you can Fit Everything In and More! Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Advanced Accreditation Workshop Accreditation Workshop Laboratory Technician Workshop Criteria Workshop Orientation for First-Time Attendees General Session Accreditation Mentoring Reception Welcome Reception
8:00 am – 2:30 pm 8:00 am – 11:00 am 9:00 am - 11:00 am 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Continental Breakfast General Session Educational Sessions Exhibit Hall GBAS Silent Auction Exhibit Hall Networking Lunch Exhibit Hall CE Written Exam Educational Sessions International Members’ Reception Reception Accredited Members Reception GBAS Fundraiser Event
7:00 am – 9:00 am 8:00 am – 9:00 am 9:15 am – 12:15 pm 11:00 am – 7:00 pm 11:00 am – 7:00 pm 12:00 noon – 2:30 pm 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday, April 26, 2013 Continental Breakfast General Session Educational Sessions Exhibit Hall GBAS Silent Auction Exhibit Hall Networking Lunch Exhibit Hall CE Educational Sessions Annual Membership Meeting
7:00 am – 9:00 am 8:00 am – 9:00 am 9:15 am – 12:15 pm 11:00 am – 7:00 pm 11:00 am – 1:00 pm 12:00 noon – 2:30 pm 12:30 pm – 5:30 pm 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 27, 2013 Continental Breakfast Educational Sessions Exhibit Hall Exhibit Hall Networking Lunch Exhibit Hall CE Educational Sessions Gala Reception and Dinner
7:30 am – 9:00 am 8:30 am – 11:30 am 11:00 am – 2:00 pm 11:00 am – 1:30 pm 11:45 am – 1:45 pm 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
General Sessions: We can Help you Reach your Potential—even Beyond Dentistry. Drs. David Garber and Maurice Salama, Opening Power Session To kick off AACD 2013, Drs. David Garber and Maurice Salama will share the stage on Wednesday afternoon for a powerful, dynamic, and memorable presentation to leave you refreshed, renewed, and ready to tackle any clinical challenge that comes your way. Their presentation will focus on a defined algorithm for the interdisciplinary team of the restorative dentist, periodontist, and orthodontist to successfully reconstruct the soft tissue foundation for all restorative options. The diagnosis of deficiencies as well as varied treatment options will be discussed in detail. This includes periodontal crown lengthening, esthetic periodontal plastic soft tissue grafting procedures, and prescription adjunctive orthodontic tooth movement to manipulate the soft tissue foundation prior to, or subsequent to, implants, bridges, or pontic replacement.
Brené Brown On Thursday morning, come be inspired by Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor and writer at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. A published author, she has spent the past 12 years studying vulnerability, courage, and authenticity. Brené writes, “Vulnerability is the source of our most profound feelings and experiences. It’s at the core of shame, fear, and our struggle for worthiness, but it is also the birthplace of authenticity, courage, joy, love, belonging, inspiration, and creativity.” “If we want to change the way we live, love, parent, teach, lead organizations, and build communities, we have to start with a conversation about vulnerability—this is where our story begins.” You won’t want to miss the chance for Brené to help you find your own story!
Surprise Speaker to Be Announced On Friday morning, you’ll have the opportunity to be inspired by another general session speaker yet to be announced! Stay tuned for details—we can guarantee this is a session you won’t want to miss.
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Extraordinary Education: Often Imitated, Never Equaled
The AACD has a promising lineup of educators, with headliners including: • Dr. John Kois, Risk management • Drs. Maurice Salama and David Garber, Perio restorative • Dr. Frank Spear, Diagnosis and treatment planning • Drs. Jacinthe Pacquette and Cherilyn Sheets, Interdisciplinary dentistry • And for the first time ever, a co-presentation with Dr. Kois and Dr. Betsy Bakeman. Other presenters and topics include: • Dr. Dennis Wells, Veneers • Dr. David Little, Implant removables • Dr. Ron Jackson, Posterior aesthetics • Dr. Michael Koczarski, Smile design • Dr. Rhys Spoor, Portrait photography • Dr. Aldo Leopardi, Removables
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In Seattle, Youâ€™ll Learn About
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The AACD is giving a whole new meaning to “Seattle’s Best.” A picturesque west coast city known for its coffee, amazing seafood (think Pike Place Market), and history, Seattle is just an all-around awesome city to be in, and will now be known for the best in cosmetic dental education. AACD 2013 will be hosted at the Washington State Convention Center, located in downtown Seattle and walking distance to Pike Place Market, bars, restaurants, shopping, and more.
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More than Just Dentistry…
April 20-23, 2013: Pre-Conference Tour Opportunity Register now for a three night Pre-AACD Convention Package, where you’ll spend one night in Seattle and two nights on beautiful Victoria Island! Package includes: • • • • •
Three nights accommodations* One night in Seattle Two nights on Victoria Island Seattle City Sightseeing Tour Victoria City Sightseeing and Butchart Gardens Tours • Three dinners and one breakfast • Round-trip transportation between Seattle and Victoria Island on the Victoria Clipper • Transportation • Taxes • More… Prices start at $675 per person, based on double occupancy. SPECIAL: First 10 to register will receive $25 off the listed price. Limited Space…Reserve your spot today! Call Destinations Travel Center at 800-551-1314 for more details. *Choice of select deluxe (or higher) hotels in each city
Welcome! Kick off AACD 2013 Seattle with a Little Rock n’ Roll
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Join us for a toe-tapping, hand-clapping Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening. Set amid the backdrop of the Space Needle, the Experimental Music Project (EMP) Museum is the perfect setting for you to catch up with old friends and make new ones. While mingling with fellow attendees, you can explore musical revolutions from jazz and blues to the birth of rock ‘n’ roll and the hip-hop explosion; discover diverse expressions of musical creativity in the Jimi Hendrix exhibit: An Evolution of Sound, Guitar and the Northwest Passage galleries. These exquisite areas combine rare artifacts with imagery and multimedia to recount stories that span a century of American popular music. Plus, enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a stunning setting. Like the AACD, EMP is leading-edge, progressive, and dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture.
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AACD 2013 Seattle is a place where all dental professionals can evolve together. The AACD 2013 educational program is designed to elevate the clinical skills of all dental professionals. We have courses specifically geared toward dentists, laboratory technicians, hygienists, team members, and students. (Lab techs: Ask about our first-time attendee discount!) Because our courses are tailored to your specialty, you’ll learn new skills—and how to grow with your dental team. Also during AACD 2013, you’ll learn the latest advancements in cosmetic dentistry through a variety of mediums intended to provide you with an in-depth, revolutionized learning experience. Emerging technologies, new clinical techniques, team-based courses, and practice management strategies are the basis for the world’s premier cosmetic dental continuing education event… and you don’t want to miss out! Want to learn more about how Botox can be helpful for the cosmetic dentist? Or, do you need to brush up on some practice management strategies? AACD 2013 offers a unique and customizable educational experience for every attendee! To check out our course listing, visit www.aacdconference.com to see our full conference preliminary guide.
The AACD 2013 seattle Exhibit Hall: What’s In it For You?
The AACD 2013 Exhibit Hall features the latest products and innovations—and provides the opportunity to meet professionals who can make your job easier! Check out these features and events taking place inside the exhibit hall to make your conference experience even more enriching.
Operatory of the Future Gaze into dentistry’s crystal ball with this attraction. You’ll discover a dual-chair operatory outfitted with the latest state-of-the-art digital impressioning, 3D imaging, and computer-augmented equipment, all in a real-world office setting.
Educational Presentations: Member Pearls The AACD has arranged a lineup of presentations from AACD Members who provide a unique insight on dentistry. It’s a chance to learn beyond your scheduled workshops and courses. Be sure to stop by for a tip or two from these experts—and earn CE! AACD will also present a Student Symposium and poster session to provide insight into the latest education from today’s dental universities.
Networking Luncheons They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but we’re proving that wrong at AACD 2013! Lunch for attendees will be provided each day in the exhibit hall, for a chance to refuel and check out all the latest products and technologies our vendors have to offer.
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AACD 2013 SEATTLE Sponsors
The AACD would like to recognize and thank some of its sponsors who have made significant financial commitments to the success of AACD 2013: • 3M ESPE Dental Products • Cosmedent, Inc.
• Heraeus • Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc. • Micro Advanced Cosmetics by MicroDental Laboratories Be sure to check out their latest products and services in the Exhibit Hall!
AACD 2013 Seattle
April 24-27, 2013 | Seattle, WA 97% of scientific session attendees are repeat customers. That means we’re doing something right! Make the commitment now to join the AACD for cosmetic dentistry’s premier educational event. You’ll have the chance to earn up to 25 CE credits, while learning and networking with the industry’s most respected clinicians! And remember: Your true test of skill won’t come from the easy cases, learn the skills you need to tackle the tough ones.
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