2011 AAP meeting

July 13, 2011
The American Academy of Periodontology will sponsor its 97th annual meeting Nov. 12-15, 2011, in Miami Beach, Fla.

CHICAGO, Illinois--The American Academy of Periodontology will sponsor its 97th annual meeting Nov. 12-15, 2011, in Miami Beach, Fla.

Attendee registration is open, and members of the dental team are encouraged to register to learn about the latest advancements in periodontology.

The four-day meeting will include a variety of educational and scientific sessions in eight distinct program tracks. Topics to be covered include dental implants, periodontal-systemic relationships, periodontal plastic and oral reconstructive surgery, and regeneration and tissue engineering.

Traditional continuing education courses, as well as hands-on workshops and clinical technique showcases will be offered. In total, more than 60 educational and scientific sessions will be presented.

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Events of interest this year include:

• The Innovations in Periodontics sessions in which concepts and techniques in periodontics will be showcased.
• The insurance workshops, which will instruct attendees on how to submit appropriate procedure codes to dental benefit carriers, communicate with benefit carriers in adjudicating claims, and file claims with medical plans
• The exhibit hall, which will feature more than 150 dental products and services, and will offer complimentary attendee lunches
• The welcome reception, which will feature a performance by 1970s favorite, KC & the Sunshine Band

“The 2011 AAP annual meeting is sure to be an exciting and informative four days,” said Dr. Donald Clem, DDS, President of the AAP.

“With beautiful Miami Beach as a backdrop, this year’s program will grant attendees access to some of the most recognized names in the periodontal community. The wide array of continuing education courses along with the first-rate dental products and services being showcased in the exhibit hall provide something of interest for everyone, from dental student to experienced practitioner. I invite all members of the dental team to join the AAP in South Florida to learn about the latest and greatest advances in periodontology, network with dental colleagues, and to enjoy all Miami Beach has to offer.”

For more information or to register for the annual meeting, visit www.perio.org/meetings or contact the AAP Meetings Office at (312) 573-3210 or send an email to [email protected].

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