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International Attendees

Benvenuti, Bienvenidos, Bem-vindos, Bienvenue, Willkommen, Welcome to Atlanta!

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Top Reasons for attending ADA 2017

  • Cutting-edge CE - With over 300 CE courses, the ADA annual meeting is a pace-setter for cutting-edge educational offerings.
  • Exhibit Floor – Increase your knowledge of the latest products and services. Touch, feel and compare thousands of instruments from top industry vendors.
  • See a list of all our exciting events:
    • Attend the Opening General Session on Thursday, October 19th from 8:00 – 9:00 featuring the ADA Humanitarian Award and personal stories shared by ADA members.
    • Attend the Distinguished Speaker Series featuring NFL Champion Quarterback Peyton Manning on Friday, October 20th from 17:30 – 18:30.
    • ADA 2017 Block Party – That's right, we're closing down an entire block in downtown Atlanta to host a private party exclusively for ADA 2017 attendees. All annual meeting attendees are invited. Kick off the ADA annual meeting with great food, drinks and colleagues from across the globe – Thursday, Oct. 19th from 18:00 – 21:00.
  • Explore Atlanta – Rich with history, culture, and world-class restaurants and night life, Atlanta offers something for everyone with plenty of family-friendly activities as well.

Important Dates and Deadlines
Learn more about registration fees and deadlinespolicies, and other important information for international attendees.

If you preregister, please bring your registration confirmation with you for quick and easy pick-up of your registration materials at the Convention Center. Badges will be mailed to Canadian attendees. All other attendees, please print your badge at any convenient badge print station. You can also register onsite when you arrive in Atlanta.

Save Money: Become a 2017 ADA International Member
Join the ADA and register for the meeting in one easy step! When you register online, you have access to a combined registration package: $100 USD for 2017 ADA International Membership + $100 USD for ADA 2017 meeting registration (before September 22, 2017). That’s $200 USD total, rather than $350 USD (ADA 2017 meeting registration nonmember rate).

All dentists who live and practice outside the United States are invited to join the ADA as an International Member. As an International Member, pay only $100 USD to attend ADA 2016 instead of $850 USD (as a nonmember) if you register by September 16, 2016!

Dentists who join the ADA also have access to valuable ongoing benefits including:

  • An online subscription to The Journal of the American Dental Association and the ADA Professional Product Review
  • Online access to the ADA Library & Archives
  • An ADA certificate of membership
  • Member pricing on all ADA CE Online courses
  • Discounts on ADA patient education and practice management resources

Learn more about ADA International Membership.

Visa Requirements
Applying for a U.S. visa is recommended at your earliest convenience. If you pay for registration but your visa request is denied, we will issue a full refund.

Official Letter of Invitation
When you complete your online registration, you can now automatically download an official, signed PDF letter of invitation. This invitation is intended to facilitate travel and visa arrangements but does not extend financial support. If you need assistance, please contact

Multilingual Staff
Multilingual staff will be available onsite in the Registration Area to assist you.

Certificate of Attendance
Each international dentist who registers for the meeting will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Attendance. Other members of the dental team can request a letter to confirm attendance.