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ADA New Dentist Committee Hosts 28th New Dentist Conference

July 17-19, Kansas City

March 04, 2014

Contact Information:

Telephone: 312-440-2806
E-mail: mediarelations@ada.org (Journalists) or Contact ADA (All Others)

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 –Registration is open for dentists and dental students to attend the American Dental Association (ADA) 28th New Dentist Conference, Here We Come!, which takes place at the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center, Kansas City, Mo., July 17-19. The hotel registration deadline is June 23 and the pre-conference registration deadline is July 2.

Dentists and dental students are invited to join the ADA New Dentist Committee for a weekend of networking, leadership development and continuing education at a conference that caters to the unique needs of new dentists — dentists less than 10 years out of dental school. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn up to 14 hours of continuing education (CE) credits with hands-on implant and endodontic workshops at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry and courses on crown and bridge dentistry, increasing production, dental team management and more. The conference also offers a full day of leadership programming on leadership effectiveness, engaging students and new dentists in organized dentistry, pathways to leadership and a hot topics session in small groups with the ADA Board of Trustees.

Lunches and special events are included with the $375 registration fee for ADA members. Conference attendees enjoy a discount when booking rooms at the host hotel. Those who enter by May 23 are eligible to win early-bird incentives such as free registration or lodging at the New Dentist Conference, or free registration or three nights lodging at ADA 2014 in San Antonio in October. Full sweepstakes rules are available on ADA.org.

About the ADA 28th New Dentist Conference

The ADA 28th New Dentist Conference is presented by the ADA New Dentist Committee. Generous funding is provided by ADA Members Insurance Plans, Wells Fargo Practice Finance, the American Dental Political Action Committee, ADA Member Retirement Programs from AXA Equitable, Pacific Dental Services, Fortress Insurance Co., the Missouri Dental Association, Patterson Dental, Henry Schein, Benco Dental, Heartland Dental Care, Goetze Dental, ADA Business Resources, Greater Kansas City Dental Society, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the Kansas Dental Association.

The New Dentist Committee is comprised of dentist volunteers from each of the 17 ADA districts and is a standing committee of the ADA Board of Trustees. Serving as the voice of the new dentist, the committee addresses issues and concerns of new dentists and develops resources to help members succeed. For more information on the New Dentist Conference and to register, please e-mail newdentist@ada.org or call 312.440.2779.

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About the ADA

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 159,000 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 ADA.org. For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA's consumer website MouthHealthy.org