Registration Now Open for AO 35th Annual Meeting

Posted on November 7, 2019

Arlington Heights, Ill., November 6, 2019 – “Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry” is the theme of the Academy of Osseointegration’s (AO) 35th Annual Meeting, to be held March 18 - 21, 2020 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Registration is now open: https://ao2020.osseo.org/!

Nearly 2,000 dental implant professionals from more than 50 countries are expected to attend this dynamic implant meeting led by some of the world’s most accomplished speakers in the field. 

According to 2020 Annual Meeting Program Chair, AO Fellow Craig M. Misch, DDS, MDS, the 2020 Annual Meeting will share different methodologies, discuss technologies that are current, cutting edge and available that clinicians can incorporate into their practices right away. 

“My goal will be for clinicians to walk away from the meeting with techniques and methodologies that may have been sitting on the sidelines and weren’t incorporated into their practices, but maybe now they’ll feel more comfortable using those after the meeting,” said Dr. Misch.

Highlights will include:

  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Catherine Mohr, President of the Intuitive Foundation, pioneers of robotic-assisted surgery and the da Vinci surgical robot.

  • Opening Symposium: "Innovation and Technology" with Drs. Robert Guldberg, Christian Coachman, Marcus Abboud, and Frank Spear.

  • Hands-on Workshops: NEW format for 2020 which is woven into the program! Work with the latest technology and receive first-hand experience from these renowned experts: Drs. Stephen Chu, Howard Gluckman, Alessandro Pozzi, and Tiziano Testori.

  • Surgical Tracks: Virtual Planning and Guided Surgery; Technology for Bone Augmentation.

  • Prosthetic Tracks: Update on New Materials and Technology; Digital Prosthetic Dentistry. 

  • Morning With the Masters/Lunch With the Masters: Join expert presenters in a smaller setting where attendees are encouraged to interact in the session. 

  • Latest Research: More than 300 e-Posters and abstract presentations will be offered throughout the meeting.

  • Continuing Education: More than 31 hours of ADA CERP credits are available

  • Corporate Forums: See the latest products being introduced by a variety of companies

  • Comprehensive Exhibit Hall: Visit more than 120 companies providing a first-hand look at the latest technology and products

  • Expanded President's Reception: A complimentary three-hour, high-flying affair at the Museum of Flight, historic birthplace of the Boeing Airplane Company, which includes food, drink, live entertainment, and interactive displays.

  • A great opportunity to extend your stay to enjoy the scenic and bustling metropolis of Seattle, also known as the Emerald City.

“I consider the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting as the pinnacle of all dental implant conferences. Here we will have the opportunity to hear from the ‘crème de la crème’ in the field presenting on cutting edge technologies and really giving us evidence-based solutions to how we manage our patients in clinical practice,” concluded Dr. Misch.

See AO’s website (https://ao2020.osseo.org/) for details. Register by January 13, 2020 to secure Early Bird rates, hotel availability, and limited-attendance sessions! Mark your calendar and plan to attend. Don’t miss this incredible event!


About Academy of Osseointegration

With more than 4,000 members in over 50 countries around the world, AO is recognized as the premier international association for scientists and professionals interested in osseointegration and implant dentistry. AO serves as a nexus where specialists, generalists and scientists can come together to evaluate emerging research, technology, and techniques; share best practices; and define optimal patient care using timely science and evidence-based methods. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @AcademyOsseo; @AcademyofOsseointegration on Linkedin; and subscribe to us on YouTube.

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