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San Antonio—Discover the latest on important ADA initiatives when you visit the ADA Pavilion on the exhibit floor at the annual session Oct. 16-18.

See the ADA Professional Product Review from the inside as you test-drive seven brands of electric handpieces at the ADA Pavilion. It takes only about 30 minutes and the results will be published in a future issue of the The Review. Also, watch a special slide presentation on handpieces and earn one continuing education credit.

Take a three-minute quiz to test your knowledge about the OralLongevity Initiative for a chance to win a Nintendo Wii with Wii Fit. While you're there, check out the initiative's new ad in AARP The Magazine and get the latest tools and resources for older adults, caregivers and dental professionals.

Save 10 percent on new ADA patient education brochures and practice management resources when you place your order at the ADA Pavilion.

Learn what's new with Dental Education: Our Legacy—Our Future and get information about the ADA's new expanded Give Kids A Smile program and the Feb. 6, 2009, GKAS day. While you're at the ADA Pavilion, be sure to pick up one each of two limited-edition lapel pins: the first celebrates the ADA's 150th anniversary, which kicks off at the 2008 annual session; and the second features the 2008 annual session logo.

The ADA Pavilion will also host a variety of special events, including:

  • a special appearance by Walkaround Elmo, Oct. 16, 12:30-1 p.m. and 1:30-2 p.m.;
  • a chance to "connect with the ADA Foundation," where Dwight Edwards, director of development, will be available to discuss how your donations help support your community and your practice, Oct. 17, 3:30-5:30 p.m.;
  • a question-and-answer session with Dr. Clifton Carey, director of independent research and grants for the ADAF Paffenbarger Research Center, where you can learn about the latest developments in dental research and how donations to the ADAF Research Fund result in new clinical technologies and products.

Discover these and more benefits of ADA membership—your most valuable professional asset—at booth 2236, Hall C. Hours are 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Oct. 16-18, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. For more information, log on to