Deep in the heart of SmileCon

Dental Central is more than an exhibit hall—it’s the hub of SmileCon. Chat with friends, get CE, play games, and much more.

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Dental Central Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 13–Saturday, Oct. 15  9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. daily
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See your favorite dental podcaster in action or find a new one to follow.
SmileCon 2021 attendee exploring new technology
Discover how technology is changing dentistry today and how it will shape its future.
Mark Rolfing
Golf’s Mark Rolfing will be sharing his putting advice and his oral cancer journey.
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No zoning out here! Each zone has a big CE stage dedicated to hot topics you can’t miss.
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Ahhh—a place to recharge yourself with comfy seating and coffee and bar service.
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Dive into this Smile Zone C space that is exclusively for you, the dental staff.
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Who will be on the top of the podium when Texas dental schools compete?
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See why last year’s sessions on pharmacology and dentistry were standing-room-only.
2021 ADA Smile Tank winner
Submit your ideas for member value innovation. Cash rewards to the Top 5 chosen entries!
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The Member Center is your one stop for every step of your professional journey.
Three-meetings-in-one means more exhibitors for you—some you may have not seen before
Map your route through Dental Central so you don’t overlook anything.

Dental Central Highlights

Whoa! moments
How about some fun? You’ll never know what will be happening or who will show up—check in daily so you don’t miss out!

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Learn about the latest in dentistry with CE in the Smile Zones, ADA Member Center, and on Smile Stages.

ADA Member Center
This is the place to get answers to your questions directly from the experts, our ADA staff. You can also attend daily sessions in the Member Theater focusing on every aspect of your career, including finances, practice management and transitions, wellness, and more.

SMILECON is a trademark of the American Dental Association