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Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles , California 90015
Tel: (213) 741-1151
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AO Annual Meeting - Academy Of Osseointegration

2,200 200 $ $125 - $1,345

Overview

Event Overview:

A Global Exchange of Scientific and Clinical Knowledge

Each year, the AO Annual Meeting continues the tradition of promoting professional excellence and fellowship in exciting locations around the United States. AO members as well as non-members come together for this popular collection of educational symposia and social events. Known for its diversity in cutting-edge presentations by world-renown speakers, this internationally acclaimed conference provides excellence in education and development of dental implant technology and clinical/surgical practice.

The purpose of the AO Annual Meetings is to provide an international forum for dental implant experts to share new research and information on best practices and exchange ideas with meeting attendees. A review of diagnostic, clinical, surgical, and prosthetic techniques give attendees the most comprehensive understanding of implant dentistry today.

Exhibitor Information:

The Academy of Osseointegration’s Annual Meeting remains the premier event in the field of dental implants. Its 2018 Annual Meeting is expected to attract more than 2,000 specialists from oral surgery, periodontics, prosthodontics, general practice as well as other healthcare professionals from around the world.

You will have the opportunity to:

Target influential decision makers

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Build visibility for your company in a competitive marketplace

Expand your prospect base and strengthen existing customer relationships

Introduce new products and services

Generate new sales leads

Give product demonstrations

Conduct market research

About The Academy of Osseointegration:

With 6,000 members in 70 countries around the world, the AO is recognized as the premier international association for professionals interested in implant dentistry. AO serves as a nexus where specialists and generalists can come together to evaluate emerging research, technology, and techniques; share best information; and coordinate optimal patient care using timely, evidence-based science and methods.

Keynote Speakers

Harold Slavkin, DDS

Professor and Dean Emeritus

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

Opening Session: Personalized Oral Health and the Future for Dental Implants

Harold C. Slavkin, D.D.S., is presently Professor and Dean Emeritus at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California. In June 2014, he retired after 46 years on the full-time academic faculty. He served as Dean of the dental school (2000-2008). From 1995-2000, he served as Director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) within the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. One of the major accomplishments of his tenure at NIDCR was the completion of the first Surgeon General’s Report to focus exclusively on craniofacial, oral and dental health; Oral Health in America was completed in May 2000, and doubling the annual budget. His interests include health care policy, craniofacial genetics and developmental biology, biomaterials, tissue engineering and regeneration, human and microbial genomics, and precision dentistry and medicine are reflected within 470 peer-reviewed scientific publications and 91 contributed chapters to various books in biomedical research. He also authored Craniofacial Developmental Biology, Birth of a Discipline: Craniofacial Biology, and a novel “Atlanta.” He is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine, Fellow in American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of a number of scientific and dental organizations. He is the recipient of 10 honorary degrees, including Georgetown University, University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, Mercy Detroit University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University of Paris, University of Montreal, McGill University, A.T. Stills University, and Peking University. He received The 2016 William J. Gies Award for Vision as a Dental Educator and the 2016 AADR Jack Hein Pubic Service Award for promoting oral health research activities to a wide constituency. Presently he serves as an elected Board Member for the Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health - focuses on issues of equity for comprehensive K-12 education and health care/wellness for students and their families. He is also one of the Co-Founders of the Santa Fe Group. He and his wife Lois live in Marina del Rey, California.

Stephen Chen, BDS, MDSc, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

School of Dentistry, The University of Melbourne

Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center

Opening Session: Contemporary Concepts of Socket Wound Healing

Dr Chen is a specialist periodontist in private practice in Melbourne, Australia and Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Dentistry, The University of Melbourne. He graduated MDSc in periodontology in 1987, and completed a PhD degree in 2008. Dr Chen’s scientific interests are in the field of tissue regeneration and post-extraction implant outcomes.Dr Chen was recently inaugurated as president of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) for a 4 year term of office. He served as president of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists, the Australian Society of Periodontology and Australasian Osseointegration Society in the past. He has lectured widely around the world.

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