AAP to Host Technology-focused Conference in Chicago

Posted on January 26, 2015

Chicago, IL (January 20, 2015)—The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 2015. This year’s theme, “Embracing Technology to Enhance Your Clinical Practice,” will equip periodontists, general dentists, hygienists, and office staff with the insight on how to integrate the latest advancements in diagnosis, treatment, practice management, and communication systems within their practices.

“Recent technological strides in dental treatment, practice management, and communication have created new opportunities for both periodontists and general dentists,” said Joan Otomo-Corgel, MPH, DDS, president of the AAP. “The conference is designed to provide dental professionals with tools that can further optimize patient care.”

The one-and-a-half day educational and interactive conference offers attendees a comprehensive look at how technology affects traditional collaborative dentistry. The event’s impressive roster of speakers will lead sessions on the following topics:


The power of the dental team collaboration in a digital world

Technology’s impact on enhancing treatment, including diagnostics and imaging

Tissue regeneration

Digital restorative dentistry

And much more!

 

Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 8.75 continuing education (CE) credits.

Registration fees for media representatives attending the AAP’s 2015 Spring Conference will be waived, granting access to all sessions. Presenters and AAP representatives will be available for on-site interviews, filming, and photo shoots, which must be scheduled in advance with AAP Public Relations staff. For press credentials, contact the Academy’s Public Relations Department at 312-573-3243 or mame@perio.org. For more information about the AAP’s Annual Spring Conference, visit www.perio.org, or e-mail meetings@perio.org.

About the American Academy of Periodontology:

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,300-member professional organization for periodontists—specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammatory diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.

 

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