AO accepting research abstracts for 2019 Annual Meeting

Student and professional researchers have until Oct. 5, 2018, to submit their abstracts and clinical cases.

Student and professional researchers have until Oct. 5, 2018, to submit their abstracts of original research and clinical cases of interest in the field of implant dentistry for the Academy of Osseointegration’s (AO) 2019 Annual Meeting.

As the premier global multi-disciplinary nexus for implant dentistry, AO’s 2019 Annual Meeting will be held March 13-16, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Abstracts are being accepted for clinical innovations, oral research (scientific and clinical), and E-posters (scientific, clinical and case studies) via

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As part of the call for abstracts, the Osseointegration Foundation (OF) will be awarding 20 $1,000 Student Travel Grants via its Student Travel Grant Program. These grants will be awarded to recipients of the top scoring oral research and E-poster abstracts submitted for the 2019 AO Annual Meeting. This award is open to both AO student members and student non-members who submit an abstract for the 2019 meeting and are currently enrolled in a dental school program. Student abstracts must be submitted via Only authors indicating their interest via the abstract submission site will be considered for a Student Travel Grant.

The grants will be allocated toward travel expenses related to attending the AO Annual Meeting, including airfare, hotel and ground transportation. All recipients must be present at AO’s 2019 Annual Meeting to receive their grant. Those receiving a Student Travel Grant may still be considered for the Best Abstract and Best E-poster awards.

Members of the AO Research Submissions and E-Poster committees will review and score the submitted abstracts to determine the best student and professional presentations based on the quality of the research and relevance to the field of Osseointegration.

For any additional questions, contact Kim Scroggs, AO manager of education, at or at 847-725-2288.