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Continuing Education

2018 Annual Session

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Innovative Applications in Prosthodontics

2018 Annual Session
BALTIMORE, Oct. 31-nov. 3

 

Baltimore_-_Aerial_image_of_the_Inner_HarborBaltimore was listed on the New York Times' "52 Places To Go in 2018", Zagat ranked it as one of the "the most exciting food cities", and Southwest Airlines' in-flight magazine called it "the most underrated city in America."

What better time to visit Charm City than the premier meeting in prosthodontics?

Led by Program Chair Dr. Radi Masri and ACP President Dr. Robert Taft, the ACP Annual Session will be held in Baltimore, Oct. 31-Nov. 3. 

It is never too early to start planning your trip! Reservations are now open for the ACP room block at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. 

Located in the Harbor East district of the city, the Marriott Waterfront is situated near Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, Fell's Point, and Little Italy, as well as many other top attractions downtown. 

Registration for the 2018 Annual Session will open in May.


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Hotel Information

Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21202

Group Rate: $269 single/double exclusive of applicable taxes. The deadline to receive the ACP group rate is Sept. 28. 

Reserve your room by going to https://aws.passkey.com/go/AnnualSession2018 or by calling (877) 212-5752. Please refer to the American College of Prosthodontists 2018 Meeting to receive the group rate. 

Please note that the ACP holds rooms based on past attendance history. All meeting attendees are urged to reserve their rooms early. The ACP cannot guarantee that the block will not sell out prior to the Sept. 28 deadline. 

Travel Arrangements
You are encouraged to contact your preferred air carrier/car rental company to secure your transportation needs.


Program Information

Review the Annual Session Scientific Program to see what's in store, or browse highlights by day below:

Wednesday, Oct. 31:

Bone Augmentation: Science and Application

1:00 – 1:35 p.m.
Regenerative Treatment of Periodontitis and Peri-Implantitis Using Dental-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Dr. Alireza Moshaverinia
University of California, Los Angeles

1:35 – 2:10 p.m.
Myths, Facts, and Future Perspectives in Bone Augmentation
Dr. Faleh Al-Tamimi
McGill University

2:10 – 2:45 p.m.
Evidence-Based Science for Bone Grafts, Growth Factors, and Implant Success: Histologic and Histomorphometric Perspective
Hari S. Prasad
University of Minnesota

2:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Break

3:00 – 3:35 p.m.
Bone Grafting for Prosthodontists
Dr. Youssef Obeid
Chevy Chase, MD

3:35 – 4:10 p.m.
Evidence-Based Approach to Guided Bone Regeneration: Past, Present, and Future
Dr. Ryan Cook
University of North Carolina

4:10 – 4:30 p.m.
Clinical Considerations in Bone Augmentation
Panel Discussion

Board Preparation Course
Joint Educators Conference
Trefoil™: A Revolutionary Treatment Concept for the Edentulous Patient (Hands-On Workshop)
Welcome Reception

Thursday, Nov. 1:

Dental Implants: State of the Art

8:05 – 8:45 a.m.
Immediate vs. Delayed Placement of Implants in Intact and Compromised Sockets: What We Know, What We Think We Know, and What We Still Don’t Know
Dr. Dennis Tarnow
Columbia University

8:45 – 9:25 a.m.
Key Surgical Factors to Achieve Optimized Esthetic Long-Term Results with Implant-Supported Prostheses
Dr. Daniel Buser
University of Bern

9:25 – 10:00 a.m.
Variable Considerations in Vertical Augmentation in the Esthetic Zone
Dr. Joseph Kan
Loma Linda University

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:20 a.m.
State of the Art: Hard Tissue Augmentation for Dental Implant Patients
Dr. Peter Moy
University of California, Los Angeles

11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Strain-Induced Bone Adaptation: A Determinant for Effective Prosthodontic Therapy
Dr. Sunita Ho
University of California, San Francisco

Dental Implants: Complications

1:30 – 2:10 p.m.
Is Plastic in the Patient’s Best Interest?
Dr. Carl F. Driscoll
University of Maryland

2:10 – 2:50 p.m.
Implant Prosthodontics: Art in Understanding Science
Dr. Chandur Wadhwani
Bellevue, WA

2:50 – 3:30 p.m.
Biologic Complications: How to Prevent Them and How to Deal with Them
Dr. Gil Alcoforado
Lisbon, Portugal

3:30 – 4:10 p.m.
Soft Tissue Complications in Implant Dentistry: How to Avoid or How to Treat Them
Dr. Carlo Ercoli
University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Health

4:10 – 5:00 p.m.
Avoiding and Managing Complications: An Increasingly Important Factor in Contemporary Prosthodontics
Dr. Dean Morton
Indiana University

Resident & Dental Student Digital Poster Session
ACPEF Donor Recognition Reception

Friday, Nov. 2:

Advances in Prosthodontics

7:55 – 8:40 a.m.
Maxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction Related to the Blast Injuries Sustained in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Dr. Michael J. Will
Ijamsville, MD

8:40 – 9:20 a.m.
Options and Innovations in Maxillofacial and Mandibular Reconstruction
Dr. Dennis Rohner
Aarau, Switzerland

9:20 – 10:00 a.m.
Maxillofacial Reconstruction: From Intuitive Two-Dimensional Planning to Modern Day Approach and Application
Dr. Thomas J. Salinas
Mayo Clinic

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:10 a.m.
Dynamic Navigation for Dental Implants and Beyond
Dr. Robert W. Emery
University of Maryland

11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Evolving Concepts of Patient Care
Dr. Jacinthe Paquette
Newport Beach, CA

Advanced Dental Materials and Technology

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
Zirconia as a Dental Ceramic: Current Status and Future Trends
Dr. Jérôme Chevalier
University of Lyon – INSA Lyon

2:15 – 2:55 p.m.
Advanced Dental Materials and Technology
Dr. Daniel Edelhoff
University of Munich

2:55 – 3:35 p.m.
Evidence-Based Prosthetic Protocols for Implant Restorations in the Esthetic Zone
Dr. Julia Wittneben
University of Bern

3:35 – 4:15 p.m.
3D Engineering in Contemporary Implant Prosthodontics
Dr. Wael Att
Tufts University

4:15 – 5:00 p.m.
The Science and Engineering of Contemporary Removable Prosthodontics
Dr. Nadim Z. Baba
Loma Linda University

John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition
Resident & Dental Student Digital Poster Session
Resident & New Prosthodontist Reception
Annual Awards & President's Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 3:

Town Hall Breakfast Meeting
Corporate-Sponsored Symposia (Nobel BiocareIvoclar Vivadent, Dentsply Sirona)


Program Committee

Many thanks to the members of the 2018 Annual Session Program Committee:

Dr. Robert M. Taft, 2018 President
Dr. Radi M. Masri, Program Chair
Dr. Lars Bouma
Dr. David R. Burns
Dr. Donald A. Curtis
Dr. Gerald T. Grant
Dr. David L. Guichet
Dr. Caroline T. Nguyen


Sponsors

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1-Star Sponsors

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To assist our corporate supporters in maximizing their exposure to this very influential group, the ACP offers flexible sponsorship packages designed to fit a variety of budgets and a chance for premium visibility.

The sponsorship program details all of the opportunities available at the Annual Session and throughout the year. Contact hschambach@prosthodontics.org to inquire further.              


Exhibitors

Why Exhibit?

The Annual Session is the premier meeting of the American College of Prosthodontists, which actively promotes the meeting to more than 3,800 members and affiliates internationally including prosthodontists, dental technicians, dental students, and other dental professionals who have significantly contributed to the specialty.

The Annual Session draws 1,400 attendees and registration has consistently increased over the past five years. By exhibiting, you will gain access to key leaders and decision makers in prosthodontics.

Target Audience

Meeting attendees include prosthodontists, general dentists, maxillofacial prosthodontists, and dental technicians. These are the key opinion leaders in the specialty of prosthodontics, influencing the future of oral healthcare.

Thank you to all of the exhibitors who joined us at the 2017 Annual Session.

Interested in exhibiting for the 2018 Annual Session? 

Contact Us

Phone: (312) 573-1260
Fax: (312) 573-1257
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Media

For media inquiries, please contact:
media@prosthodontics.org

For all other questions about the ACP's 48th Annual Session in Baltimore, please contact:

ACP Central Office
(312) 573-1260
acp@prosthodontics.org


Program Disclaimer

All programs and events are subject to change and/or cancellation because of scheduling conflicts, low registration and/or circumstances beyond the control of the ACP. The ACP does not recommend or endorse a specific test, product course of treatment, procedure, opinion or other information mentioned during the ACP Annual Session.

The ACP, its contractors and attending news media may be photographing, videotaping, audio-taping or webcasting scientific sessions and events at the Annual Session. By attending the ACP Annual Session, attendees acknowledge these activities and agree to allow their image to be used by the ACP in association publications, on the ACP’s website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Photo images are made available to Annual Session attendees and may also be shared with the media. Attendees at the Annual Session waive all claims against the ACP for any liability resulting from these uses.

Only official contracted ACP vendors and working journalists with ACP approved press credentials will be permitted to photograph, video and/or audio tape scientific sessions, the exhibit hall, early bird sessions and Saturday workshops. Individuals recording with personal video/audio equipment or other recording devices (i.e. cell phones, digital or film cameras or tape recorders) without prior permission from the ACP or without proper credentials will be asked to cease recording or using these devices immediately.


ACP Meetings Code of Conduct Policy

The ACP is dedicated to providing a safe, harassment-free, and inclusive meeting experience for all participants. Participants in ACP meetings include members, registrants, guests, staff, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, and Board members. The ACP does not tolerate harassment of meeting participants in any form. Any violations will be taken seriously.

Harassment includes offensive comments or gestures related to gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of presentation, or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Harassment can occur in real or virtual space, including social media related to the meeting.

The ACP reserves the right to determine, at its sole discretion, whether any behavior at any meeting is unacceptable and in violation of this Code of Conduct. In the event that it is determined that an individual has violated this Code of Conduct or has otherwise engaged in conduct that is deemed to be improper, prejudicial, or detrimental, the ACP reserves the right to (1) remove any such individual from an event or meeting, (2) bar any individual from attending future ACP meetings, and/or (3) suspend any such individual's membership or expel such individual from the ACP.