In a few months, the dental world will gather in our nation's capital for several days of education, inspiration, and entertainment. The ADA's 2015 America's Dental Meeting will be held November 5-10 in Washington D.C.
Here are the top 10 reasons you should attend this year's annual meeting, according to the ADA:
1. Receive hands-on knowledge
300+ continuing education courses offer plenty of skills and ideas for you and your dental team to take home and use right away.
2. Customize your experience
Courses for dental specialists, hygienists, dental assistants, business assistants and lab technicians ensure that everyone on your team will be able to maximize their time at the annual meeting.
3. Stock up on supplies and equipment
550+ exhibitors offer an almost endless array of new dental products and cutting-edge technology for you to touch, feel and compare. Their show specials can save you money and even offset your travel costs.
4. Meet industry visionaries
The best and brightest leaders in the dental community share the latest research, techniques and clinical applications. It's ideal for perfecting your clinical skills and enhancing the success of your practice.
5. Forge connections
150+ dental-related groups come together to provide unparalleled opportunities to network with peers, make new professional acquaintances and catch up with old friends.
6. Make your voice heard
Only at the ADA annual meeting can you experience the House of Delegates and help chart the future of dentistry.
7. Leverage essential resources
Visit the ADA Member Center for essential resources that you need to grow your practice and get the most value from your membership.
8. Explore Washington, D.C.
Rich in history and culture, our nation's capital has something for everyone—even on a budget. Bring your dental team or the whole family to experience it all, from the numerous monuments and memorials to some of the word's most-visited museums.
9. Revel in the inspiration
Feel rejuvenated and inspired from spending time with your teammates and colleagues, and return home with practical techniques to improve care for your patients.
10. Capture value
Tickets for continuing education courses are reasonably priced—many are free!—and offer the best opportunity in the dental field to learn new techniques.