Continuing Education

2023 ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium


2023 ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium
Aug. 18-19 | Nashville


Pre-registration for this meeting is now closed. You can still register for the meeting on-site in Nashville! Registration will open at 11:00 a.m. at the Virgin Hotels Nashville.

The 2023 Digital Dentistry Symposium is the best opportunity to expand your concept of what is possible in dentistry, through the skilled application of digital technology. Taking place in-person Aug. 18-19 in Nashville, this 2-day course will feature nearly a dozen world-class speakers and is worth 10 CE credits.

Today’s digital systems are designed for accuracy, efficiency, and predictability. The simplicity is as beautiful as the restorative outcomes. You could be spending less time chairside with each patient and delivering better care than ever before.

Led by Program Chair Dr. Robert Berg, you’ll see workflows that can help you achieve exceptional patient outcomes – and accelerate the success of your practice.

You'll gain essential insights into topics such as:

  • Practice Integration
  • Hybrid Design & Workflow
  • Surgical Integration
  • Full-Arch Implants
  • And more!

It has never been easier to integrate digital solutions into your practice – or more essential.

Register today and we'll see you in Nashville!

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

  • Describe how to integrate digital technology in a new or existing practice.
  • Assess innovations in restorative materials and manufacturing techniques.
  • Identify advantages offered by digital vs. conventional workflows in patient care.

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

Methods of Instruction
Methods of instruction will include didactic lectures, discussion, and audio-visual aids.

Friday, August 18

12:00 p.m. CT
Exhibit Hall Opens
1:00 p.m. CT
Welcome & Introductions

1:15 p.m. CT
Prosthodontic Protocols in the Modern Dental Landscape: Past vs. Present Details
Joshua Polansky, MDC

2:15 p.m. CT
Clinical Challenges of Castless, Componentless Full-Arch Implant Supported Zirconia Prosthesis DETAILS
Carlos Castro, DDS, FACP

3:15 p.m. CT
Digital Dentistry: Facing Reality  DETAILS
Alexander Christian Wüensche, CDT, ZT

4:15 p.m. CT 
Integrated Digital Articulation: There's Something for Everyone DETAILS
Melissa Thomas, DDS, FACP
Jessamy J. Thornton, DDS, MS

5:15 p.m. CT 
Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday, August 19

7:45 a.m. CT
Breakfast with Exhibitors

8:30 a.m. CT
Updates in Digital Scanning, CAD/CAM, and 3D Printing Strategies for Edentulous & Implant Cases in Prosthodontics Practice DETAILS
Michael Scherer, DMD, MS, FACP

9:30 a.m. CT
Enjoy Your Time Using the Latest Technology in Your Dental Practice Details
Rob Laizure

10:30 a.m. CT

11:00 a.m. CT
Think Different: Disruptive Digital Workflows for Restoring Complete Arch Implant Supported Prostheses DETAILS
Edmond Armand Bedrossian, DDS, MSD, FACP

12:00 p.m. CT
Lunch with Exhibitors

1:00 p.m. CT
Digital Surgery: Surgical-Prosthetic Synergy Utilizing Digital Workflow DETAILS
Bobby Birdi, DMD, MS, FACP, FRCDC

2:00 p.m. CT
Sales Reps or Scientists: Who Should We Believe? Details
Roxanna J. Esguerra, DDS, MS, FACP

3:00 p.m. CT

3:30 p.m. CT
The Digital Prosthodontists: Bringing it all Home DETAILS
Brandon M. Stapleton, DMD, MSD

This agenda is subject to change. Event registration includes post-event on-demand access to most CE sessions. 

Hotel Information

The 2023 ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium will be taking place at:

Virgin Hotels Nashville
1 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203

The ACP has reserved a block of rooms at the Virgin Hotel for a special rate of $289 plus tax per night. Space is limited, so make your reservations early.

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 800-806-8080 and identifying as guests of the "2023 ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium". Rooms must be reserved by Wednesday, July 26 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

You can also book online here!

Registration Information

2023 Digital Dentistry Symposium Price
ACP Member/Fellow* $720
Non-Member  $865
Resident/Graduate Student Member** $425
Predoctoral Student Alliance Affiliate $425
Dental Technician Alliance Affiliate $425

* Includes International, Active Life, Retired Life, and Honorary Members
**Resident members currently enrolled a CODA accredited prosthodontic or maxillofacial program (or have completed one within the past six months)

General Information: The 2023 ACP Digital Dentistry Symposium is directly sponsored by the American College of Prosthodontists.

The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is dedicated to stimulating and supporting prosthodontics-related: research, education, clinical practice, patient care, outcomes, restoration of teeth and orofacial structures. Enhancing quality of care to improve patient outcomes through education is a strategic priority of the ACP & ACPEF.

Continuing Education (CE) Credits: This program qualifies for up to 10 CE credits. Credits will be provided at the completion of the program after submission of the program evaluation.

Payment: Payment in full is required to process online registrations. We welcome payments in the form of American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and checks payable to ACP.

Cancellation Policy & Program Disclaimer: 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. 

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 Disclaimer: 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. 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, audiotaping, 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: Attendees are eligible to receive up to 10 continuing education credits for attending this meeting (attendees may claim fewer hours in accordance with their actual attendance).

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.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at http://www.ada.org/cerp.

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. 11/1/21 to 10/31/2024 Provider ID# 214690

AGD Subject Codes:
010 Basic Sciences, 180 Occlusion, 250 Operative (Restorative) Dentistry, 310 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 490 Periodontics, 610 Fixed Prosthodontics, 670 Removable Prosthodontics, 690 Implants, 780 Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry

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.

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 ACP Executive Director Chris Welber or ACP President Dr. Gerald Grant 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 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.