Academy of Laser Dentistry Announces Call for Abstracts for ALD 2020 Annual Conference

“The Future is Now: Integrating Technology into Your Practice” will take place in San Diego on April 2–4, 2020
Posted: May 9, 2019
Edited by Dentaltown staff

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.—The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), an independent and unbiased nonprofit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, recently issued a call for abstracts for its upcoming annual meeting. ALD 2020 will be hosted at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego on April 2–4.  

“Our meeting will feature a wide range of captivating lectures, discussions, hands-on participation and networking opportunities with experts, researchers and leaders in the fields of dental lasers and digital dentistry. We invite researchers, academicians, dentists and dental professionals from around the world to submit abstracts for presentations on topics that support our overall theme this coming year," said ALD Executive Director Gail Siminovsky, CAE.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

• The healing power of PBM / Pain relief without opioids
• The benefits of digital technology and the digital workflow
         o CBCT (Cone Beam) Radiology
         o Digital imaging
         o CAD/CAM 
         o In-house restoration milling
• Pediatric dentistry and tethered oral tissues
• Laser-powered hygiene 
• Peri-implantitis: Past, present and future Treatments
• The business of dentistry:
         o Achieving maximum ROI for your laser investment
         o Accurate insurance coding / coding for medical necessity
         o Practice marketing and social media
         o Clinical photography for case acceptance and insurance documentation
• Using lasers to treat medically-compromised and geriatric patients
• The next generation: 10-minute poster presentation for students 

“As a presenter, you’ll have a positive influence on the use of lasers and other types of advanced technology in dentistry,” said Siminovsky. “Last but not least, you’ll be supporting the ALD’s mission of improving oral heath with laser technology."  

Abstracts are peer-reviewed in a blind review process. Acceptance is based on abstract content, available space and overall program balance. The submission deadline is June 10. Complete information including submission guidelines and a link to the submission form can be found here.  
All submissions must be made through the online abstract submission form to be considered. 


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