Friday, March 07, 2014

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY TO HOST ANNUAL SPRING CONFERENCE IN CHICAGO



Registration now open for “The Perio-Restorative Partnership: A Roadmap to Clinical Success”

Chicago, IL – March X, 2014 —The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) will host its annual Spring Conference with the 2014 theme, “The Perio-Restorative Partnership: A Roadmap to Success,” at the Hilton Chicago from April 26 - April 27, 2014. Attendee registration is open, and all members of the dental team are encouraged to register to learn about the latest advancements and techniques in collaborative care while networking with peers.

According to AAP President Stuart J. Froum, DDS, attending the 2014 Spring Conference brings value to all dental professionals. “The Academy has secured leading experts in the field to provide nearly 10 hours of real-world, relevant clinical information to help us work together more efficiently and make our practices more successful,” said Dr. Froum. 

The two-day educational and interactive conference covers a variety of topics that promote professional growth and guide clinicians in providing the best possible periodontal care while also giving attendees the opportunity to earn continuing education (CE) credits.

Lecture topics include:

·       Periodontal and Implant Therapy
·       Periodontitis Risk-Assessment
·       Perio-Systemic Relationships
·       Predictable Esthetic Results
·       Techniques for Implant-Supported Restorations

“This year’s Spring Conference, encouraging the practice of collaborative care, offers a unique experience for many dental professionals to team-up in an educational and social setting that enables clinicians to engage in new, exciting ways,” says Froum. “The best in periodontal education combined with the diverse sights and sounds of Chicago make this a must-attend event!”
The American Academy of Periodontology would like to thank Henry Schein for their generous support of the 2014 Spring Conference.

To register or for more information visit: http://www.perio.org/meetings/sc14.htm, call 800-282-4867 x3213, or email meetings@perio.org.

About the American Academy of Periodontology:
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is the professional organization for periodontists – specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also dentistry’s experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. They receive three additional years of specialized training following dental school, and periodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. The AAP has 8,300 members worldwide.

NOTE: Members of the media are encouraged to attend the 2014 AAP Spring Conference. Media representatives must be currently employed by an established news outlet and must provide appropriate identification before being issued a press pass.

For more information or to obtain an application for press credentials, contact the Academy’s Public Affairs Department at 312-573-3243 or mame@perio.org.

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