AACD Announces Lineup for 35th Annual Scientific Session

Dentistry Today


The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) has announced the speaker lineup for its 35th Annual AACD Scientific Session, scheduled for April 24-27 at the San Diego Convention Center and featuring headlining educators Stephen Chu, DMD, CDT, and Pascal Magne, DMD, PhD.

Chu will present “Immediate Tooth Replacement Therapy in the Esthetic Zone” on Thursday, April 25 from 9:15 am to 2:15 pm. During his course, he will discuss a method for the immediate provisional restoration of immediate implants placed into healed (delayed) or augmented sites. 

Also, Chu will address the clinical diagnosis and management of type 1-3 extraction sockets and present current techniques, clinical research, histologic evidence, and innovations in immediate implant placement and provisional restoration treatment and how they can enhance time and clinical outcomes for greater patient comfort, care, and satisfaction. 

Magne will present “Crescendo of Techniques for Anterior Bonded Restorations” on Saturday, April 27 from 9:15 am to 12:15 pm and 2 to 5 pm. The course will be an intense lecture program on the use of direct composite resins and indirect porcelain veneers. It will cover how to evaluate treatment options, including chemical treatments, freehand composites, and laminate veneers. 

Additional speakers will include Pablio Caetano, MDT; Scott Finlay, DDS; Leon P. Hermanides, CDT; Keiichi Hosaka, DDS, PhD; Dong-Hwan Lee, DDS, PhD; Frank Milnar, DDS; Adamo Notarantonio, DDS; Bradley Olson, DDS; Peter Pizzi, CDT, MDT; Amanda Seay, DDS; Todd Snyder, DDS; Kyle Stanley, DDS; Javier Vasquez, DMD, MDT; Dennis Wells, DDS; and more. 

“It can be overwhelming and costly to get started with high-end CE, but at AACD 2019, you can get a taste of what’s out there by attending courses from the hottest educators in the field, brought together in one place for an affordable price,” said Nathaniel Hill, DDS, chair of the AACD Professional Education Committee. 

Attendees can save $250 on tuition by registering before December 7, 2018. For more information, visit aacdconference.com.

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