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103rd Hinman meeting to feature education, exhibits and entertainment

Over three days, Hinman will offer more than 230 courses, including 72 participation and interactive courses. (Photo/Fred Michmershuizen, DTA)

Tue. 10 February 2015


ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting will provide a “Foundation for the Future.” The 103rd Hinman, to be held in Atlanta March 26-28, will feature more speakers than ever before with 85 leading dental authorities; more than 230 courses, a new GOLD (Graduates of the Last Decade) Program; Career Connections to match employers with candidates; all-day educational tracks for dentists, dental hygienists, assistants, laboratory technicians and office staff; and more than 430 companies demonstrating the latest in dentistry.

“Hinman offers the very best in continuing education and world-class exhibits that help build a foundation for the future for everyone in attendance,” said Dr. Dave Lee, general chairman of the 2015 Hinman Dental Meeting. “We have assembled truly the best in the profession, more speakers than ever before, as well as special programs and courses designed to elevate learning for our more than 22,000 dentists and dental professionals who attend our annual meeting.”

Across three days, Hinman will offer more than 230 courses, including 72 participation and interactive courses, giving dental professionals an opportunity to learn new procedures, as well as fine-tune their skills. Hinman introduces this year the GOLD Program, which is designed for dentists graduating in the last 10 years and provides critical clinical and business guidance to enable long-term success in independent practice ownership. The program is on Friday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and features key experts in dentistry, including Imtiaz Manji, John Connolly, Charles Loretto, Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Mollie Winston, Dr. Lee Ann Brady, Dr. Steve Ratcliff and Kirk Behrendt.

Special course topics range from live patient courses on TMJ occlusion and implants and disturbing trends in dentistry to a live court case and Botox and dermal fillers. This year, Hinman also offers unique course pairings that combine speakers who address both diagnosis and therapeutics for select topics. A unique Hinman Study Club program will be provided by Georgia Regents University speakers on Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., and features topics, such as anterior esthetics with crown lengthening, optimization of the implant site and 3-D imaging with CBCT.

In addition to a complete continuing education program, Hinman will feature more than 430 companies — located in one hall and on one level. Exhibitors will showcase new technology, equipment, products and services for the entire dental staff. The exhibit hall will be open on Thursday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be plenty of opportunity for dentists and dental professionals to shop the floor and get their product and equipment questions answered by exhibitors in an efficient setting.

Interested attendees can find detailed information about the 2015 meeting and may register online at Attendees will receive the lower rate if they register on or before Feb. 26, 2015.

The Hinman Dental Meeting is designed with a commitment to quality and professionalism and a high regard for the value of continuing education. The Hinman program meets the continuing education requirements set by the Academy of General Dentistry and State Boards of Dentistry.

(Source: Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting)


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