A list of 25 Dental Conferences 2023


Attending a dental conference in the USA can significantly benefit your dental practice. Not only can you learn how to become a better dental care provider, but you can also make connections with other dentists, dental marketing providers, and strategic partners in the industry.

Most dental conferences in 2024 will include workshops, continuous education classes, and opportunities to meet with other dental professionals and consultants. You can even meet dental equipment dealers offering the latest and most advanced dental technology used today.

Below are the top dental conferences in the United States for 2023.


1. Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

Location: Seattle, Washington

Website: https://www.wsda.org/continuing-education/pacific-northwest-dental-conference

Dates: May 9-11, 2024

Summary: The Pacific Northwest Dental Conference returns to Seattle May 9-11, 2024. Hosted by The Washington State Dental Association. You’ll have the chance to earn 20 continuing education credits and listen to over 120 different dental lectures.  

2. Oregon Dental Conference 2023

Location: Portland, Oregon

Website: https://www.oregondental.org/meetings-events/oregon-dental-conference

Dates:  April 4-6 2024

Summary: The Oregon Dental Association is hosting the Oregon Dental Conference on April 4th through the 6th at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. You and your entire dental team can take courses as a refresher and learn about new dental technology.


3. New Orleans Dental Conference 2023

Location: New Orleans. Louisiana

Website: https://www.nodc.org/

Dates: April 20-23, 2023

Summary: The New Orleans Dental Association will host the New Orleans Dental Conference on April 20th through April 22nd at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. This 3-day conference offers economical continuing education and training from leaders in the dental industry. Learn how to customize your goals and achieve your objectives.

A list of 25 Dental Conferences 2023

4. ADA Dental Conference 2024 – Smilecon®

Location: New Orleans, LA

Website: https://www.ada.org/education/smilecon

Dates:  Oct. 17–19, 2024

Summary: The American Dental Association Conference 2023 will host the SmileCon® Dental Conference in Orlando from October 17th through October 19th. The event presenters will offer valuable information about various healthcare and dental industry elements. There will also be hands-on workshops too.



5. National Oral Health Conference 2023

Location: St. Louis, MO

Website: https://www.nationaloralhealthconference.com/

Dates: April 15-17, 2024

Summary: The Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors (ASTDD) and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD) are holding a joint meeting at the National Oral Health Conference in December. It will offer educational sessions to dental professionals. 


6. Florida Dental Conference 2023

Location: Orlando, Florida

Website: https://www.floridadental.org/convention-ce/convention

Dates: June 29-Jul1, 2023

Summary: The Florida Dental Association is hosting the Florida Dental Conference on June 29th through July 1st in 2023 at the Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida. This dental conference Florida gathering offers continuing education for your entire dental team, with an educational focus on cutting-edge dental technologies, techniques, and trends.4.


7. AAPD Pediatric Dental Conference 2023

Location:  Orlando, Florida

Website:  https://www.aapd.org/education/aapd-2023/

Dates: May 25-28, 2023

Summary: America’s Pediatric Dentists is hosting the 2023 AAPD Pediatric Dental Conference in Orlando, Florida. It’s projected to be bigger and better than the 2022 AAPD Pediatric Dental Conference. More information to come soon.

8. Gulf Coast Dental Conference 2023

Location: Orange Beach, Alabama

Website: https://gulfcoastdentalconference.org/

Dates: June 8-12, 2022 & TDB 2023

Summary: The Alabama Dental Association is hosting the Gulf Coast Dental Conference from June 8th through June 12th at the Perdido Beach Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama. It is one of the most significant dental conferences on the Gulf Coast. It will have an exciting exhibit show, door prizes, dental supplies, and more.

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9. Nashville Dental Festival & Conference 2023

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Website: https://www.thedentalfestival.com/

Dates: July 6-10, 2022 & TBD 2023

Summary: The Dental Festival is a dental conference unlike any other. It is a Nashville Dental Conference featuring over 150 dental influencers from around the world. Approximately 18 dental conferences are featured in this one conference. It is the perfect opportunity to network with diverse groups of dental professionals. The last Dental Festival was from July 6th through July 10th in 2022.


10. Oda Annual Dental Conference 2022

Location:  Columbus, Ohio

Website: https://www.oda.org/events-ce/annual-session/

Dates: September 15-17, 2022 & TDB 2023

Summary: The Ohio Dental Association is hosting the 2023 ODA Annual Dental Conference from September 21st through September 23rd at the Hilton Downtown Columbus Downtown Hotel and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. It’ll feature industry speakers, an exhibit hall, continuing education, and more.


11. Valley Forge Dental Conference 2022

Location:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Website:  https://gpvfdc.org/

Dates: October 28th, 2022 & TDB 2023

Summary: The Second District Dental Association is hosting the Greater Philadelphia Valley Forge Dental Conference in 2023. More information to come.


12. AAOMS Dental Implant Conference 2022

Location:  Chicago, Illinois

Website: https://www.aaoms.org/meetings-exhibitions/2022-dental-implant-conference

Dates: December 1-3, 2022

Summary: American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons is hosting the AAOMS Dental Implant Conference from December 1st through December 3rd at the Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk in Chicago, Illinois. The conference is an intensive educational program about the most innovative dental procedures and techniques for performing dental implants.


13. Chicago Midwinter Meeting Conference 2023

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Website: https://www.cds.org/midwinter-meeting

Dates: February 23-25, 2023

Summary: The Chicago Dental Society is hosting the 158th Chicago Midwinter Meeting Conference from February 23rd through February 25th at McCormick Place West. The conference offers world-class dental programs and events, including an exhibit hall with the latest dental innovations and exhibits.


14. Yankee Dental Congress 2023

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Website: https://www.yankeedental.com/

Dates: January 26-28, 2023

Summary: The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is hosting the Yankee Dental Congress from January 26th through January 28th. It is the largest gathering of dental professionals seeking continuing dental education in New England. Numerous dental products, resources, and services are available.


15. Chesapeake Dental Conference 2022

Location: Hanover, Maryland

Website:  https://msda.com/chespeake-dental-conference/

Dates: September 8-10, 2022 & TBD 2023

Summary: The Chesapeake Dental Conference provides three days of continuing education to dental professionals. You can also see dental exhibits and take advantage of opportunities to network with other professionals. It was last held from September 8th through September 10th in Hanover, Maryland.


16. Montana Dental Association Conference 2023

Location:  Missoula, Montana

Website:  https://www.montanadental.org/

Dates: May 11-12, 2023

Summary: The Montana Oral Health Foundation is hosting the Montana Dental Association Conference on September 20th at Missoula, Montana. Take this opportunity to connect with dental professionals from the Pacific Northwest.


17. Midwest Dental Conference 2023

Location: Kansas City, Montana

Website: https://www.midwestdentalconference.org/

Dates: April 13-16, 2023

Summary: The University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry is hosting the Midwest Dental Conference from April 13th through April 16th. It will offer as many as 21 hours of continuing education credits and the chance to connect with innovative experts and professionals in the dental industry.


18. Western Regional Dental Convention and Conference 2023

Location: Glendale, Arizona

Website: https://westernregional.org/2023/index.html

Dates: April 20-22, 2023

Summary: The Western Regional Dental Convention and Conference will feature exhibits and social activities on April 20th through April 22nd in Glendale, Arizona.14. 


19. American Academy of Implant Dentistry Conference 2023

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Website: https://www.aaid.com/annual_conference/index.html

Dates: November 1-4, 2023

Summary: The American Academy of Implant Dentistry is hosting its 2023 annual conference in Las Vegas from November 1st through November 4th. It will feature world-class exhibits, social gatherings, and more.

20. American Academy of Dental Group Practice

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Website: https://aadgpexpo.org/

Dates: February 2-3. 2023

Summary: The American Academy of Dental Group Practice is hosting the AADGP 2023 Expo on February 2nd and 3rd at the Paris Las Vegas Hotel. It aims to build better groups by bringing them together and giving them a chance to connect with one another.

21. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Location:  Grapevine, Texas

Website: https://aacd.com/

Dates: April 26-29, 2023

Summary: Learn from the best dental educators at the 39th Annual AACD Scientific Session, taking place April 26-29, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. This conference is esthetic-focused and features some of the latest dental technology.

22. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Location:  Grapevine, Texas

Website: https://ndaonline.org/meetings/2022-national-convention/

Dates: July 14-17, 2022 & TDB 2023

Summary: Learn from the best dental educators at the 39th Annual AACD Scientific Session, taking place April 26-29, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. This conference is esthetic-focused and features some of the latest dental technology.

23. El Paso Dental Conference

Location: El Paso, Texas

Website: https://elpasodentalconference.com/

Dates: September 29-30, 2022 &  TBD 2023

Summary: The Judson F. Williams Convention Center is hosting the El Paso Dental Conference on September 29th and 30th in El Paso, Texas. Dental professionals will have the chance to broaden their horizons by making connections and taking educational courses.

24. Southwest Dental Conference

Location: Dallas, Texas

Website: https://www.midwestdentalconference.org/

Dates: August 26-27, 2022

Summary: The Dallas County Dental Society is hosting the Southwest Dental Conference in Dallas Texas, on August 26th and 27th. It is one of the leading dental conferences hosted in the southwest region of the United States. The conference will exhibit the latest dental technology and equipment.

25. Hawaii Dental Association Convention

Location:  Honolulu, Hawaii

Website: https://www.hawaiidentalassociation.net/

Dates: January 26-27, 2023

Summary: The Hawaii Dental Association is hosting a Hawaii Dental Association Convention on January 26th and 27th at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. It is a two-day event featuring dental exhibitors from all over the world.

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