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National Dental Benefits Conference 2009 Scheduled Aug. 28—29, Chicago

Free conference open to dental professionals

Contact Information:

Telephone: 312-440-2806
E-mail: (Journalists) or Contact ADA (All Others)

CHICAGO, July 21, 2009—Dental professionals are invited to attend the National Dental Benefits Conference 2009 scheduled for Aug. 28-29 at the headquarters of the American Dental Association (ADA), 211 E. Chicago Ave., in Chicago. This free conference is open to dentists, dental society staff, brokers, consultants and third-party administrators involved in dental benefit issues and direct reimbursement promotions.

More than 130 attendees are expected to hear speakers and consultants from major dental benefit organizations discussing key topics including administrative cost reductions, real-time claims adjudication, workers compensation and dental claims as well as a major discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of direct reimbursement.  Several of the conference presentations are eligible for continuing education credits for dentists.

Those interested in attending the conference can register at at National Dental Benefits Conference by Aug. 21. For more information, contact the ADA’s Council on Dental Benefit Programs at 800-621-8099.

About the American Dental Association

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website