Join your orthodontic colleagues and members of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for the 2018 Winter Conference, February 9-11 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The meeting, “Early Orthodontic Treatment: Working Together for Excellent Results,” will feature lecturers representing both specialties, including experts from the United States and several other countries. Trauma will be addressed from both orthodontic and pediatric dental perspectives. Lectures will also address impaction, malformed first molars, dental transplants, decoronation (a surgical method for treating an ankylosed tooth), anterior crossbites, whitespot lesion prevention and treatment, autistic and cancer patients, parental expectations and risk management.

  • Orthodontic lecturers will include Drs. Adrian Becker, Stella Chaushu, Ewa Czochrowska, John Christensen, David Covell, Greg Huang, Peter Ngan and Gerald Samson.
  • Pediatric dental speakers will include Drs. Paul Casamassimo, Dennis McTigue, Barbara Sheller and David Tesini.
  • Lecturers who are specialists in both orthodontics and pediatric dentistry include Drs. David Kennedy, Young Tze Kuah and Michael Mayhew.
  • Also presenting will be Dr. Lars Andersson, oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

Registration and housing will open at the conference page on Monday, August 7.  Please encourage pediatric dentists who refer patients to you to attend.

The Winter Conference site, the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, is unique in its celebration of the state’s cultural and historical heritage. The resort offers a wealth of family entertainment and outdoor recreation activities including three 18-hole golf courses. Attractions in nearby Phoenix include the world-renowned Heard Museum of American Indian arts and cultures, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Talking Stick Resort Arena sports and entertainment complex, home of the National Basketball Association Phoenix Suns.*

More about AAO Meetings
Please click here to learn about the 2018 AAO Annual Session, May 4-8 in Washington, D.C.

* 2018 Suns schedule not yet available.