AO Schedules Annual Meeting for March 2019 in DC

Dentistry Today


The Academy of Osseointegration has scheduled its 2019 Annual Meeting, “Current Factors in Clinical Excellence,” for March 13 to March 16 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The conference will focus on the latest evidence-based advances in clinical practice and the science underpinning implant dentistry.

United States Navy Captain Jonathan Forsberg, MD, PhD, will lead the Opening Symposium on Thursday, March 14 with “What Have We Learned in Orthopedic Osseointegration?” The presentation will cover the work of the Department of Defense Osseointegration Program and the correlations of osseointegration between the dental application and extremity surgery.

The program on Friday, March 15, will include day-long surgical and prosthetic tracks. There also will be dedicated programs for allied staff and laboratory technicians. Additionally on Friday, the Oral Clinical and Oral Scientific Research and Clinical Innovations session will feature more than 250 abstracts and e-posters. 

The 2019 President’s Reception will be held at the National Museum of Natural History on Friday as well. Early registration rates are available through January 14. For an additional fee, the meeting’s scientific content will include six hands-on workshops and two pre-conference sessions on Wednesday, March 13. For more information, visit

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