Written by Dentistry Today Thursday, 05 May 2011 12:21
Dental convention showcases nearly 600 exhibits, new and cool products and exciting speakers
When: Thursday, May 12, 2011 to Saturday, May 14, 2011
Where: Anaheim, California, Anaheim Convention Center and Hilton Anaheim Hotel
Contact: Alicia Malaby at 916.554.5372
What: CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry, the bi-annual convention of the California Dental Association, is expecting to draw 26,000 dentists and dental professionals from across the U.S. The three-day convention will feature educational courses and about 600 exhibitors demonstrating new techniques as well as innovative products and services for dentists.
Exhibit Hall highlights include:
More than 100 new products will be exhibited including: GreenerStep Snap Toothbrush System™; Colgate Dry Mouth Relief Fluoride Mouthwash; DENTAMERICA Endomax Cordless Endodontic Handpiece; Midmark Corporation PowerVac G; Ashtel Dental Justin Bieber Singing Toothbrush and Brush Buddies Product Line; DDS Lab Z-Crown Solid; Zila Rotadent Plus® and many more.
Showcasing Cool Products:
What’s the next big idea in dentistry? It could be one of these Cool Products: Waterlase iPlus™ Dual Wavelength All Tissue Laser; Biolase DaVinci™ Imaging Systems; Colgate® Dry Mouth Relief Fluoride Mouthwash; PreviDent® 5000 Enamel Protect; Henry Schein/CAO Group Precise™ LTM; Heraeus Gluma® Desensitizer PowerGel; Venus® Bulk Fill Syringes and Venus White® Pro 35%; Phillips Sonicare AirFloss; Prosites dental website solution; Tru-align Aiming Device; and TurnKey Dentist website and online marketing.
Program highlights include:
The “New” Periodontal Disease: Inflammatory and Risky
Periodontitis has entered into a new frontier as a major chronic infection and a disease of inflammation. Studies demonstrate the perio-systemic link, and patients are asking about the relationship. Samuel B. Low, DDS, MS, MEd, discusses who’s at risk and how the corresponding therapy is a significant component of effective treatment.
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 9:30 a.m.–noon
Hilton – Pacific D
What in the World is That? A Review of Oral Pathology
With oral cancer rates are on the rise in the U.S., participants can review the most common and most important lesions likely to be encountered in a general dental practice. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the clinical features most helpful in differentiating one lesion from another. Lane C. Thomsen, DDS, MS, will show participants how to recognize troublesome oral lesions, including the clinical characteristics and risk factors for oral cancer.
Thursday, May 12, 2011, 9–11:30 a.m., repeats 1–3:30 p.m.
ACC – 304 A/B
Treating Back and Neck Pain in Modern Dentistry: a Survival Guide for the Rest of Your Career
Is your career hazardous to your health, perhaps killing you slowly? Dental professionals tolerate pain and daily discomfort as part of their jobs, yet it doesn’t have to be that way. Timothy J. Caruso, PT, MBA, MS, Cert. MDT, CEAS, will offer conservative treatment options for neck and back pain as well as exercises that can offer relief and counteract the negative effects of stress and strain on the body.
Saturday, May 14, 2011, 8:30–11:30 a.m.
ACC – Ballroom B
CDA Presents Free App:
Check out the CDA Presents app for smart phones and tablets. The app contains up-to-date show news and allows easy access to schedules, speaker information, exhibit hall map, exhibitor listings, social media and real-time alerts. It will be available by May 5 in the iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace.