Academy of Laser Dentistry announces call for abstracts for 2020 conference

May 10, 2019

Applicants have until June 10 to submit abstracts for the upcoming annual meeting.

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) recently issued a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual meeting. Known internationally as “dentistry’s laser meeting,” ALD 2020 will be hosted at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego April 2-4, 2020. 

According to ALD Executive Director Gail Siminovsky, CAE, “Our meeting will feature a wide range of captivating lectures, discussions, hands-on participation and networking opportunities with experts, researchers, and leaders in the fields of dental lasers and digital dentistry. We invite researchers, academicians, dentists and dental professionals from around the world to submit abstracts for presentations on topics that support our overall theme this coming year.”

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Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

  • The Healing Power of PBM / Pain Relief Without Opioids

  • The Benefits of Digital Technology and The Digital Workflow: CBCT (cone beam) radiology, digital imaging, CAD/CAM, in-house restoration milling

  • Pediatric Dentistry and Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTs )

  • Laser-Powered Hygiene

  • Peri-implantitis: Past, Present and Future Treatments

  • The Business of Dentistry: achieving maximum ROI for your laser investment; accurate insurance coding/coding for medical necessity; practice marketing and social media; clinical photography for case acceptance and insurance documentation

  • Using Lasers to Treat Medically-Compromised and Geriatric Patients

  • The Next Generation: 10-Minute Poster Presentation for Students

“As a presenter, you’ll have a positive influence on the use of lasers and other types of advanced technology in dentistry,” Siminovsky says. “Last but not least, you’ll be supporting the ALD’s mission of improving oral heath with laser technology."

Abstracts are peer-reviewed in a blind review process. Acceptance is based on abstract content, available space and overall program balance. The submission deadline is June 10, 2019. Complete information, including submission guidelines and a link to the submission form, can be found here.

All submissions must be made through the online abstract submission form to be considered.

Visit laserdentistry.org for more information.