American Academy of Periodontology to host spring conference in Chicago

January 27, 2015

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The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual spring conference at the Hilton Chicago on May 2-3, 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 the

me, “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 digital dental practice: Practice websites

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

  • Much more

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

The American Academy of Periodontology 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.

For a peek at what last year's conference looked like, view the video below:

The digital dental practice: Patient engagement forms