Continuing Education

2019 Annual Session in Miami


2019 Annual Session

Prosthodontics: Excellence at the Crossroads of Technology and Biology
Oct. 30 - Nov. 2


You can also return the registration form by fax or email, or call (312) 573-1260 for assistance.

AS19_RegistrationBrochure Registration is now open for the premier experience in prosthodontics! Join us in Miami for the 2019 Annual Session of the American College of Prosthodontists, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.

Technology and biology are driving our specialty forward. This meeting will show you how advances in those two areas can help you treat more patients, achieve superior esthetics, avoid complications, and lead collaboration with other specialists.

Led by Program Chair Dr. Carlo Ercoli and President Dr. Nadim Z. Baba, this meeting also includes new hands-on workshops, courses on academic publishing and media training, and much more.

Review the brochure and register online for the latest in biomaterials, digital workflows, and evidence-based treatment planning.

Along the beautiful beaches of Miami, you'll enjoy a week full of workshops, receptions, and celebrations with friends and colleagues. And you'll experience the peak of your profession.

Register today and reach new heights in Miami, Oct. 30-Nov. 2!

FontainebleauHotel Information

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4441 Collins Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Group Rate: Starting at $299 single/double exclusive of applicable taxes. Upgrades and other room types are also available. The deadline to receive the ACP group rate is Sept. 30.

Reserve your room by going to https://book.passkey.com/go/ACPA1019 or by calling (800) 548-8886. Please refer to the American College of Prosthodontists 2019 Conference 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. 30 deadline. 

Do you have a dietary restriction? Please let us know so we can properly accommodate you. Fill out this Dietary Restrictions Form by Friday, Oct. 18

Program Information

Wednesday, Oct. 30:

Prosthodontic Treatment of the Severely Compromised Patient

Moderator: Dr. Lisa A. Lang

1:00 – 1:35 p.m.
Maxillofacial Reconstruction – Early Cleft Care to Facial Transplantation: Maintaining the Human Factor in the Digital Age
Dr. Lawrence Brecht

1:40 – 2:15 p.m.
Too Old and Frail for Implants? Treatment Concepts for Elderly Patients
Dr. Frauke Muller

2:20 – 2:55 p.m.
Prosthodontic Implant Rehabilitation of the Chronically Edentulous Patient
Dr. Daniel Galindo

2:55 – 3:10 p.m.

Prognosis of the Prosthodontic Abutment

Moderator: Dr. Konstantinos Chochlidakis

3:10 – 3:45 p.m.
Restorative Options for the Endodontically Treated Tooth: Are We Looking at the Right Factors?
Dr. Marco Ferrari

3:50 – 4:25 p.m.
One Prosthodontist's Perspective Regarding When to Save and When to Extract Teeth
Dr. Charles Goodacre

4:30 – 5:10 p.m.
Prognosis for the Periodontally Compromised Tooth: A Historical Perspective Along with Short and Long-Term Follow Up of Cases
Dr. Thomas Kepic

Board Preparation Course
Joint Educators Conference
Immediate Implant Placement with Provisionalization (hands-on workshop) (sold out)
Media Training Course (workshop)
Welcome Reception

Thursday, Oct. 31:

Ceramic Materials in Prosthodontics: State of the Art

Moderator: Dr. Marco Ferrari

8:10 – 8:45 a.m.
Changing Objectives in Prosthodontics
Dr. Kenneth Malament

8:50 – 9:20 a.m.
Full-Arch Fixed Zirconia Prosthesis: Predictable Surgical and Prosthodontic Protocols
Dr. Avinash Bidra

9:25 – 10:00 a.m.
The Evolution of Zirconia in the Contemporary Restorative Dental Practice
Dr. Ariel Raigrodski

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

Tooth Preparation for All-Ceramic Restorations

Moderator: Dr. John A. Sorensen

10:30 – 11:10 a.m.
Do We Still Need to Prepare a Chamfer or a Shoulder for All-Ceramic Restorations?
Dr. Carlo Poggio

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Feather Edge Preparation and Digital Workflow for Ceramic Restorations: An Innovative Treatment Concept for Veneers Restorations
Dr. Mario Imburgia

Digital Dentures: Predictable Workflows for Your Practice

Moderator: Dr. Frauke Müeller

1:30 – 2:05 p.m.
Intraoral Scanning: Digital Workflow for Milled and Printed Complete Dentures
Dr. Brian Goodacre

2:10 – 2:45 p.m.
3D Printed Dentures: Technology to Change the World
Dr. Valerie McMillan

2:50 – 3:25 p.m.
Digital Dentures: The Full Spectrum
Dr. Mark Ludlow
Sponsored by Ivoclar Vivadent

How to Avoid and Treat Implant Complications

Moderator: Dr. Maria Gabriela Carranza

3:30 – 4:05 p.m.
Prevention and Management of Common Complications in the Implant Practice
Dr. Will Martin
Sponsored by Straumann

4:10 – 4:45 p.m.
Clinical Evaluation of Implant-Supported Fixed Complete Dentures: Where Do We Stand?
Dr. Konstantinos Chochlidakis

4:50 – 5:25 p.m.
CBCT Incidental Findings: What to Look For and What to Do About Them in the Prosthodontic Practice
Dr. Andre Mol

Resident & Dental Student Digital Poster Session
ACPEF Donor Recognition Reception

Friday, Nov. 1:

Implants in the Esthetic Zone

Moderator: Dr. Carlo E. Poggio

7:55 – 8:30 a.m.
Ceramic Implants: The New Kid on the Block
Dr. Wael Att

8:35 – 9:10 a.m.
Managing Hard and Soft Tissue Deficiencies in the Anterior Maxilla
Dr. Craig Misch

9:15 – 9:50 a.m.
New Surgical Concepts and Technologies for the Anterior Esthetic Zone
Dr. Sonia Leziy
Sponsored by Straumann

9:55 – 10:30 a.m.
Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration (IDR) Technique: The Key for Long-Term Success in Compromised Sockets in the Esthetic Zone
Dr. José Carlos Martins da Rosa

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break with Exhibitors

Digital Prosthodontic Workflows and Execution

Moderator: Dr. Mariane Bafile

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Digital Workflow for Complex Implant-Prosthodontic Rehabilitations
Dr. German Gallucci

11:50 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
The “Virtual Patient” in Contemporary Prosthodontics Treatment
Dr. Wei-Shao Lin

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
From Implant Treatment Planning to Impression to Final Prostheses: Digital Strategies for Your Practice
Dr. Panos Papaspyridakos

Complex Multidisciplinary Treatment

Moderator: Dr. Carlo Ercoli

2:20 – 3:00 p.m.
Complexity Made Simple: A Systematic Approach to Severely Compromised Dentitions
Dr. Arturo Llobell

3:05 – 3:45 p.m.
CAD/CAM in Prosthodontics: What Are My Benefits?
Dr. Ronald Jung
Sponsored by Panthera Dental

3:50 – 4:30 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Management and Timing of Therapy in the Adolescent Patient with Oligodontia
Dr. Tal Morr

4:35 – 5:10 p.m.
The Evolution of Digital Dentistry: The Prosthodontist at the Center of Patient Care
Dr. Peter Wöhrle

John J. Sharry Prosthodontic Research Competition
Resident & Dental Student Digital Poster Session
Peer Review: Guidance and Tips from the Journal of Prosthodontics editors (workshop) (sold out)
Resident & New Prosthodontist Reception
Annual Awards & President's Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 2:

Town Hall Breakfast Meeting
Corporate-Sponsored Symposia (Ivoclar Vivadent, Dentsply Sirona, AvaDent)
The ESSENTIAL Digital Workflows for Your Modern Prosthodontic Practice (hands-on workshop) (sold out)

Fees & Registration Information

2019 Annual Session Registration Fees Before Sept. 23 After Sept. 23
Member/Fellow* $850 $1000
Non-Member Dentist $1555 $1705
Resident/Graduate Student Member $325 $475
Predoctoral Student Alliance Affiliate $325 $475
Academic Alliance Affiliate $625 $775
Global Alliance Affiliate $625 $775
Forum Organization Member** $925 $1075
Dental Technician Alliance Affiliate $425 $575
Non-Affiliate Dental Technician $925 $1075
Advanced Program & Graduate Student Alliance Affiliate $325 $475
Dental Assistants, Hygienists, Office Staff $325 $475
Exhibits Only (One-Day Pass)*** $150 $150
Guest Registration**** $125 $125


Workshops & Events Members Non-Members
Board Preparation Course $400 $800
Immediate Implant Placement with Provisionalization (Nobel Biocare) (sold out) $45 $45
Media Training Course $25  
Welcome Reception $75 $75
Peer Review: Guidance and Tips from Journal of Prosthodontics Editors (sold out) $25  
Annual Awards & President's Dinner $190 $190
The ESSENTIAL Digital Workflows for Your Modern Prosthodontics Practice (3Shape) (sold out) $45 $45



  1. Register online    OR
  2. Download, fill out, and return the registration form

Your registration includes access to all education sessions during the Annual Session, including the Corporate-Sponsored Symposia on Saturday, as well as access to the Exhibit Hall for both Thursday and Friday and the Town Hall Breakfast Meeting on Saturday.

If you have any difficulties with registration, email education@prosthodontics.org or call (312) 573-1260.


  • Interested in exhibits only? The ACP now offers a one-day pass for interested dental professionals to attend one day of the exhibit hall. Please return the Exhibits Only registration form to the ACP Central Office to register for this option.
  • Bring a friend! This meeting is a great opportunity to increase referrals and improve collaboration by inviting dental professionals from your referral network to attend as your guests. Members may sponsor non-prosthodontist dentists to attend the Annual Session at a discounted rate – only $700 each. Download the sponsored dentist referral form and return to the ACP Central Office.

Late fees (after Sept. 23) may be waived for government employees only. Please contact the ACP for more details.
* Includes International, Active Life, Retired Life, and Honorary Members
** Members of the following Prosthodontic Forum Organizations: AAED, AAFP, AAID, AAMP, AO, AP, AES, APS, GNYAP, ITI, NGSAMD, PCSP, SCAD, and SEAP.
*** This includes a one-day exhibit hall pass (no access to educational programs). Must select Thursday or Friday. This is intended for dental professionals, not industry representatives.
**** Paid registrants may register one guest. This includes one exhibit hall pass only (no access to continuing education sessions). This is not intended for prosthodontists or other dental professionals. It is intended for paying registrants to bring a guest at a reduced rate. All dental professionals will be required to pay full registration and ticket fees to access the continuing education sessions at the meeting.

Program Committee

Dr. Carlo Ercoli, Program Chair
Dr. Nadim Z. Baba, 2019 President
Dr. Lars Bouma
Dr. Konstantinos Chochlidakis

Resident & Dental Student Poster Competition

The 2019 Poster Competition will feature both prosthodontic residents and dental students on Thursday and Friday at the ACP Annual Session in Miami.

These poster presentations are intended to highlight scholarly activity, promote research, and engage students. Presentation topics may include original research results, clinical outcomes, laboratory techniques, or other topics of interest to ACP members and guests.

Please review the submission guidelines and submit your abstract before the Sept. 6 deadline.


5-Star Sponsors



4-Star Sponsors

Ivoclar         Dentsply_Sirona_Grey_PANTONE_425


3-Star Sponsors

AvaDent_Web         3Shape

Straumann_Logo_NAM-V2         POH_Fixodent

2-Star Sponsors

 logo_panthera_DENTAL_EN         TreloarFinancialServicesLogo-287

C_OB_PGPOH         CC_Logo_4C-admiral_wTag


1-Star Sponsors

preat       Quintessence-Publishing
sprintray-logo       Wiley_logo

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.              

Discounted Rate for AAMP Annual Meeting


ACP members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics on Oct. 26-29 at the Eden Roc Hotel in Miami Beach, prior to the ACP Annual Session.

Under the theme of The Changing Art and Science of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, topics will include:

  • Surgical Reconstruction
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Prosthetic Rehabilitation
  • Facial Prosthetics

The AAMP is offering a discounted rate to ACP members. For meeting information and to register, please visit: aampconference.com.


The show floor is officially sold out. However, we invite you to use the following materials as reference when considering exhibiting with the ACP at the 2020 Annual Session in New Orleans, Nov. 4-7.

Why Exhibit?

The Annual Session is the premier meeting of the American College of Prosthodontists, which actively promotes the meeting to more than 3,900 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. 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.

Current Exhibitors

Please visit the GES Expresso site to order your exhibitor kit.


Contact Us

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


For media inquiries, please contact:
Evan Summers, Public Relations Specialist

For all other questions about the ACP's 49th Annual Session in Miami, please contact:

ACP Central Office
(312) 573-1260

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.