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The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,200-member professional organization for periodontists-specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. Periodontists are also dentistry’s experts in the treatment of oral inflammation as well as the placement of dental implants, receiving three additional years of specialized training following dental school. Periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. For more information, visit perio.org.
This year's meeting will feature 45 courses and more than 30 new speakers.
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will hold its 104th annual meeting Oct. 27-30, 2018, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. The event is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology and the Japanese Society of Periodontology. All dental professionals-including students, early-career periodontists, hygienists, office staff and members of the dental media-are encouraged to attend.
This year’s meeting, which provides up to 25.5 continuing education credits, features 45 courses and more than 30 new speakers. Ten redesigned program tracks include oral pathology, oral medicine and oral diagnosis; emerging concepts and innovative therapies; implant surgery and prosthetic rehabilitation; and periodontal plastic and soft tissue surgery.
“With a roster of periodontics’ sharpest minds leading our many courses and events, this year’s annual meeting is set to be a gathering of our specialty’s best and brightest from around the world,” says Steven R. Daniel, DDS, president of the AAP. “Attendees will have the opportunity to curate their experiences, and with the return of our Dental Hygiene Symposium, Student and New Periodontist series, and the Insurance Coding Workshops, there’s something for everyone in the field.”
Highlights of the 104th annual meeting will include the following:
To register for the 104th annual meeting, to view the complete advance program, or for more information, please visit members.perio.org/am2018, call 1-800-282-4867 ext. 3213, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.