Continuing Education

Digital Dentistry Symposium

Beyond the Boundaries: Expanding Dentistry Through Digital Technology

April 30 - May 1 | Virtual


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The 2021 Digital Dentistry Symposium is more than a virtual conference. It is an opportunity to expand your concept of what is possible in dentistry, through the skilled application of digital technology.

As technology advances, adapts, and grows, so do the boundaries of possibility. This virtual event will highlight speakers, workflows, and technologies that are taking us far beyond the boundaries of traditional dentistry.

Attendees will walk away with multiple new approaches and techniques that can be immediately applied to everyday clinical practice. Leaders in the fields of dentistry, surgery, and even application engineering who have fully embraced this digital technology will impart their knowledge and wisdom, gained through personal use and mastery of these innovations. With this broad spectrum of speakers from across the globe, the value of this course is undeniable.

Led by Program Chair Dr. Robert W. Berg, the symposium begins with a day of practical, informative sessions from the companies behind the latest digital innovations. Then the course will feature head-to-head sessions offering differing perspectives or approaches on several aspects of digital technology, including:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communication & Digital Workflows
  • Practice Integration
  • Printing & Milling
  • Chairside Digital Dentistry
  • And much more!

Each session will be available on-demand after it occurs, and attendees will have access to all of the content through the end of the year on ACP Anywhere. This event will be worth 7.75 CE credits. 

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this symposium, attendees will be able to:

  • Adapt and apply digital dentistry into everyday practice.
  • Define available digital workflows (both surgical and restorative), materials, and manufacturing techniques available for everyday practice.
  • Recognize how new digital offerings may change how we practice now, and acknowledge this is just the beginning.

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

Friday, April 30

The first day of the Digital Dentistry Symposium is dedicated to engaging presentations from the companies who created the technology, showing you how to take advantage of their latest innovations.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT
Tips & Tricks Sessions
       Sponsored by:  STMN_Group_Digital_Solutions_Logo_Black 

       One Software Suite for All Your Needs 
       Sponsored by: Nobel_Biocare_2019 

       The Role of Dental Robotics in Digital Dentistry
       Sponsored by: Yomi_withouttagline

1:05 – 2:15 p.m. CT
The Real Digital Revolution: When, What and How to Create a Useful Digital Workflow Details
Michael Klein, DDS
Sponsored by: KeystoneDental_logo_blue

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. CT
The Clinical Benefits of 3D Printed Dentures DETAILS
Valerie McMillan, DDS, MS
Jamie Stover, CDT
Sponsored by: Carbon

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. CT
Digital Dentures: Taking That First Step DETAILS
Frank Lauciello, DDS, FACP

Sponsored by: ivoclar_vivadent


4:15 - 5:35 p.m. CT 
Tips & Tricks Sessions

       Sponsored by:  Sweden_Martina

      Sponsored by:  BioHorizons_logo

       Sponsored by: sprintray-logo

Saturday, May 1

The second day of the symposium will feature speakers from around the world in head-to-head sessions offering differing perspective or approaches implementing and utilizing digital dentistry.

8:00 – 8:05 a.m. CT
Welcome Remarks

8:05 – 8:50 a.m. CT
Entry Into Digital Dentistry – Lessons Learned After Five YearsDetails
Janice Kan, BDSc Hons, DCD Pros

8:55 – 9:55 a.m. CT
Effective Lab Communication with Digital Workflows DETAILS
Justin John McElroy, BS

10:00 – 11:00a.m. CT
**The New Boundaries of Dentistry DETAILS
Miguel Stanley, DSD
(**Session not available on demand)

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. CT

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT
The Digital Revolution: Predictable Clinical Implementation DETAILS
Julián Conejo, DDS, MSc

12:05 – 12:50 p.m. CT
3D Printing in Dentistry Today DETAILS
Adrienne Slevin, CDT

12:50 – 1:20 p.m. CT
Lunch & Discussion Session
Sponsored by: STMN_Group_Digital_Solutions_Logo_Black

1:20 – 2:20 p.m. CT
Guided and Misguided Surgical Adventures DETAILS
Jay Neugarten, DDS, MD, FACS

2:35 – 3:35 p.m. CT
Modern Surgical & Prosthetic Reconstruction: A Prosthodontist’s Perspective DETAILS
Naif Sinada, DMD, MS

3:35 – 4:20 p.m. CT
Digital Workflow for Full-Arch Implant Dentistry 2.0 DETAILS
Wael Att, DDS, Dr med Dent, PhD

4:20 – 5:05 p.m. CT
Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry: Current Applications, Challenges, Opportunities, and Future Prospective DETAILS
Mohammed H. Elnagar, DDS, MSc, PhD


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Participating Sponsors


2021 Digital Dentistry Symposium Committee

Dr. Robert W. Berg, Committee Chair
Dr. Mark Ludlow, CPE Division Director
Dr. Lino Calvani
Dr. Lyndon Cooper
Dr. Antoanela Garbacea
Dr. David Gratton
Dr. Gerald Grant
Dr. Ahmad Kutkut
Dr. Ryan Sheridan
Dr. Paul Zhivago 

Registration & Meeting Information

Meeting Location
Virtual. Platform details will be sent to attendees the week of the meeting. 

ACP Members: $149
Dental Technicians: $99
Residents/Graduate Students: $49
Non-Members: $249

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
Attendee must notify ACP in writing via education@prosthodontics.org. A $50 processing fee may be retained by ACP for all cancellations. Refunds will be processed in the same manner in which the original payment was made; i.e., registrations paid with a credit card will be refunded to that credit card. Refunds will not be issued in the event of a no show. Substitutions are gladly accepted. Substitutions of registrations are permitted prior to the virtual event start date by submitting a written request to education@prosthodontics.org. Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution.

Consent Clause 
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ACP meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in recordings, both live and on-demand, photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by ACP and other third parties, including but not limited the venue, the host city, and the host CVB. Your virtual registration may include technology that monitors your activities throughout the meeting, such as session attendance and virtual booths visited.

Program Changes
The ACP reserves the right to update programming as necessary and without prior notice. If a substitution or change is necessary, all materials will be updated accordingly.

Continuing Education Credit

This event will be worth 7.75 CE credits. 

ADA_CERP_Logo_CMYK    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.

agd-pace-logo American College of Prosthodontists (Nationally) Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 11/1/18 to 10/31/2021 Provider ID# 214690

CDT_NADLThe American College of Prosthodontists is a National Board of Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC) approved continuing education provider for dental technicians. Continuing education credit awarded for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state licensing board(s) and submit the form provided by the ACP to receive credit.

Platform FAQs & Best Practices

The 2021 Digital Dentistry Symposium is taking place on a virtual platform hosted by Pathable. 

If you encounter a technical issue during the meeting, you can contact Pathable support using the 'Need Help?' button at the top of the platform webpage.

If you're experiencing technical difficulties, try clearing you browser cache. Learn more here: Clearing Your Browser Cache and Cookies 

Q: As an attendee, do I need to download any software in order to participate in virtual meetings/sessions within the platform/website?

A: No, you don't need any additional software. You will only need a computer and a stable internet connection to join virtual meetings or sessions.

Best Practices:

  • Browser: We strongly recommend using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser
  • Internet: Ensure you have a strong internet connection to avoid buffering or slow downs 
  • Close Unused Browser Tabs or Windows
  • Use headphones or a separate speaker for the best audio quality and experience

Review the recommended system requirements below for the best experience:

Desktop: Desktop or laptop computer (note: most computers purchased within the past few years will exceed the minimum requirements stated below.)

Operating System:

  1. Mac: Mac OSX 10.7 or later 
  2. Windows: Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista (SP1 or later), XP (SP3 or later)
  3. Ubuntu: 12.04 or later
  4. Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 or higher

Processor / RAM: Single Core 1Ghz or higher (Dual core 2Ghz or higher, 4G RAM recommended)

Web Browser:

  • Windows: Chrome 72+, Edge 84+, Firefox 27+, IE 11+
  • Mac: Chrome 30+, Safari 7+, Edge 84+, or Firefox 27+
  • Linux: Chrome 30+, Firefox 27+

Internet Connection: 1.5 Mbps "up" minimum (3+ Mbps "up" recommended). Note: wireless speeds are lower than your ISP's advertised speeds. You can use speedtest.net to test your speeds on your computer.

Hardware (recommended but not required):

  • Webcam (only for select session, not required)
  • The microphone and speakers that come built-in to most computers is adequate, but a headset with a mic or a stand-alone microphone will create a richer, cleaner sound.


ACP Meetings Code of Conduct Policy

ACP is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and ACP staff. All participants, including, but not limited to, attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, ACP staff members, service providers, and all others are expected to abide by this Virtual Programs Code of Conduct. This policy applies to all ACP meeting-related events, including those sponsored by organizations other than ACP but held in conjunction with ACP events, on public or private platforms.

ACP has zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, ACP asks that you inform either Dr. Linda Caradine-Poinsett or ACP President Dr. Mark C. Hutten so that we can take the appropriate action.

Unacceptable behavior is defined as:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.
  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, ACP staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
    • Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, ACP staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.
  • Disruption of presentations during sessions, in the exhibit hall, or at other events organized by ACP throughout the virtual meeting. All participants must comply with the instructions of the moderator and any ACP virtual event staff.
  • Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. ACP reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.
  • Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in the virtual space.

ACP reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, in response to any incident of unacceptable behavior, and ACP reserves the right to prohibit attendance at any future meeting, virtually or in person.