Continuing Education

2019 Digital Dentistry Symposium

An Evolving Digital Landscape


Feb. 19-20, 2019

ACP_Digital_Dentistry_2019Registration will open in mid-October.

This symposium is designed for dental professionals who are interested in state-of-the-art digital solutions for the treatment of restorative patients.

Through the combination of improved efficiency and collaboration with extraordinary clinical and esthetic results, CAD/CAM technology has revolutionized the art and science of dentistry.

Whether you are considering investing in digital technology for your practice or would like to get more out of the digital systems you already have in place, this symposium will enhance your capabilities and position you to lead the future of integrated patient care.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand how to integrate digital systems into practice.
  • Discuss best practices for the use of digital technology from individual tooth restoration to complex rehabilitation.
  • Describe optimal clinical workflows for digital treatments in patient care.

Target Audience
Prosthodontists, residents, dental students, dental laboratory technicians, and dental professionals with an interest in digital technology.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Loews Hotel Chicago


12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Registration and Refreshments with Sponsors

1:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Opening Remarks

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
Our Digital Footprint
Lyndon F. Cooper, DDS, PhD, FACP

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
The Wand or the Wizard: Intraoral Scanning and Chairside Milling Explored
Wally Renne, DMD

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break with Sponsors

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Full Digital Integration: Where Art Meets Efficiency
Lee Culp, MDT

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Wednesday, Feb. 20



7:30 – 8:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast with Sponsors

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
3D Printing in Dentistry: The Game Changer
Paul Zhivago, DDS

9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
Digital Dentures: Making Your Own Workflow
Valerie Cooper, DDS, MS

10:05 – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break with Sponsors

Breakout Sessions
Participants should attend the track that best matches their level of expertise.

Tracks Novice Intermediate/Advanced
10:30 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Connecting Technologies: The Key to Digital Workflows​
Bryan Limmer, DMD, MS
sponsored by Dentsply Sirona
Title TBD
Speaker TBD
sponsored by 3Shape

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch with Sponsors

Breakout Sessions
Participants should attend the track that best matches their level of expertise.

Tracks Novice Intermediate/Advanced
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Title TBD
Speaker TBD
sponsored by 3Shape
Connecting Technologies: The Key to Digital Workflows​
Bryan Limmer, DMD, MS
sponsored by Dentsply Sirona

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Refreshment Break with Sponsors

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Digital Application in Surgery
Kenneth D. Parish, DMD, PhD

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Integration of Digital Technology for the Full-Arch and Complex Prosthodontic Cases
Stephanie Zeller, DDS

New! Expanded Pre-Conference Training Workshops 

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gleacher Center

Pre-conference workshops sponsored by the following companies will be available for $125. More information on topics to come.










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Registration & Meeting Information

Meeting Location
Loews Hotel Chicago
455 N Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Pre-Conference Workshops
Gleacher Center
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

ACP Members: $650
Dental Technicians: $395
Residents/Graduate Students: $395
Non-Members: $850

Pre-Conference Workshops: $125 each

Hotel Accommodations
Loews Hotel Chicago
455 N Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Room Rate: $129 single/double exclusive of applicable taxes/fees

Reserve your room by calling the Loews Reservation Center at 877-868-8232 by Jan. 28, 2019.

Please note that the ACP holds rooms for attendees based on past attendance history. Attendees are encouraged to reserve their rooms as early as possible. The ACP cannot guarantee that the block will not sell out.

Dress Code
Business Casual

Continental breakfast and a buffet lunch will be provided. If you have any special dietary restrictions or require Kosher or Vegan meals, please contact education@prosthodontics.org and a staff member will confirm your needs with you.

Additional Resources
The ACP has developed digital dentistry resources which you may wish to review before the course, including a white paper, abstract compilation, and glossary of digital dental terms.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations are subject to a $50 processing fee. Full refunds for registration minus the $50 processing fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. A 50% refund will be given if written notice is after 30 days, up until one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to a course; therefore “no shows” will not be eligible for a refund. Notice of cancellation should be made in writing and sent to the ACP by email to education@prosthodontics.org or fax to (312) 573-1257.

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 is not responsible for travel expenses or penalties under any circumstances. In the event of a cancellation by the ACP, all registrants will receive a full refund of any registration fees paid. By attending the course, attendees agree to allow photographing, videotaping, audio-taping, or webcasting and for their image to be used by the ACP in association publications, on the ACP’s website, and in marketing and promotional materials.

Continuing Education Credit
The American College of Prosthodontists is an ADA-CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professional in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American College of Prosthodontists designates this activity for 10.5 continuing education credits.

The American College of Prosthodontists is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2018 to 10/31/2021. Provider ID# 214690

The American College of Prosthodontists is a National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) approved continuing education provider for dental technicians.

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.

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 ACP.