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Join dental professionals from around the nation for SmileCon® 2024, Oct. 17–19 in New Orleans.

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Get jazzed about SmileCon!

SmileCon marches to its own beat with up-to-the-minute CE and SPIRITED FUN! See how we’ll roll in NOLA.

2024 Schedule of Events

Wednesday, Oct. 16
1–5 p.m. Registration
Thursday, Oct. 17
7 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Registration
8:15–9:30 a.m. Opening Session
9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Dental Central (exhibit hall)
10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CE Courses and Hands-On Activities
Friday, Oct. 18
7 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Registration
8 a.m.–5 p.m. CE Courses and Hands-On Activities
8:30–10 a.m. Give Veterans A Smile Mainstage Session: Engage, Educate, Empower
9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Dental Central (exhibit hall)
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Changemakers Celebration
5–7 p.m. Bouncin' in the Bayou Fest
Saturday, Oct. 19
8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Registration
8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. CE Courses and Hands-On Activities
9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Dental Central (exhibit hall)
1–2:30 p.m. Dental Central Tailgate Party
6–8 p.m. ADA Foundation Give Veterans A Smile Celebration Event

The Smile Squad is working hard to finalize this year’s schedule, so be advised times are subject to change, and more events will be added.


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Expand your professional circle by connecting with peers and mentors.
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Let the good times roll at the Bouncin’ in the Bayou Fest and other social events.
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Master the latest research and techniques. Agenda Builder is open!
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Indulge your senses in the rich New Orleans culture, architecture, food and entertainment.
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Save with airfare, hotel, and car rental discounts.
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Explore your available SmileCon packages options. Registration opens May 8.
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Earn CE with these free webinars featuring SmileCon 2024 speakers.
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Share your smile with our attendees and get a free Dental Central pass.
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Confirm your CE from past annual meetings, 2019 through 2023.
We’d love to hear from you, or sign up for SmileCon emails.
Got a question? Peruse our FAQ and see if an answer already awaits you!
Make your plans to exhibit in NOLA. Get a sneak peek at the 2024 Exhibitor Prospectus!
Mark your calendars for 2024 through 2026
Access the schedule for the House of Delegates meeting.