Aloha! AAE holds its annual meeting in Honolulu (and this time, no rain!)
HONOLULU, Hawaii, USA: The American Association of Endodontists held its 2013 Annual Session at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, offering plenty of educational opportunities, an exhibit hall filled with innovative products and services, and numerous social events. And unlike the last time AAE met in Hawaii, there was no rain.
Some locals still remember the torrential downpours that took place during that meeting, back in 2006. This time, it was all sunshine.
The theme of this year’s event was “Exceeding Expectations,” and, judging by the wide range of technical expertise and new technology that was on offer, it’s clear the event likely lived up to its billing for most attendees.
The meeting, held in April, offered what was called “the largest endodontic exhibit hall in the world,” where meeting attendees could talk to representatives from major dental and medical suppliers, explore new products and services being offered and take advantage of show deals that were only available in Honolulu.
Educational topics included tissue engineering, pain management, outcome assessments, medical myths in dentistry and more. “Mega-Session Wednesday,” new this year, allowed attendees to delve deeper into various topics. The always-popular Master Clinician Series and hands-on workshops featured leading experts in topics such as “Differential Diagnosis of Pain,” “Clinical Application of High-Resolution CBCT in Endodontics,” “Maximizing the Value of Your Endodontic Service” and “Functional Crown-Lengthening Surgery.”