Opening Session

Be wowed by the spectacle, moved by inspirational speakers and powered up for the SmileCon® experience, Thursday, Oct. 17.

Attentive SmileCon attendees at the Opening Session
Bestselling author Shawn Kanungo
Keynote speaker Shawn Kanungo

Bestselling author Shawn Kanungo will share his playbook for remaining competitive and relevant through bold innovation.

Your host, Dr. Frazer

Trudy-Ann Frazer, DDS, affectionately known as “Dr. Freeze,” is a pediatric dentist in Smyrna, GA, and dental educator.

Trudy-Ann Frazer, DDS

Expect the unexpected at the Opening Session. Here are some highlights we can share (we don’t want to spoil any surprises!).

Dr. Linda Edgar
Hear from ADA leaders Dr. Ray Cohlmia, Dr. Linda Edgar and Dr. Brett Kessler.
Cheering crowd at SmileCon Opening Session
Raise your hat to dentistry's triumphs and breakthroughs in 2024.
Enrapt Smilecon attendees at Opening Session
Get expert answers to the topics that matter most to our members.

Kick off your SmileCon experience!

Opening Session
La Nouvelle Ballroom
Thursday, Oct. 17
7:45–8:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:15–9:30 a.m.

The uniqueness and joyfulness of the SmileCon experience begin here. This event will stir up feelings of pride, accomplishment, hope and SPIRITED FUN. Includes a continental breakfast beginning at 7:45 a.m.

Free to all pass holders, including those with Thursday One-Day Hall Passes.