Dental conferences you should not miss in 2022

2022 promises an exciting year ahead for dental companies. Filled with dental conferences you and your team shouldn’t miss. Improve your networking opportunities with other professionals in dentistry, along with industry partners and vendors. Let’s take a look at some of the best dental conferences that you and your dental team can attend this year.

Rocky Mountain Dental Convention

Metro Denver Dental Society & Mountain West Dental Institute

Date              Jan 20 – 22, 2022
location      Denver, CO

Attend a  quality US dental conference in 2022 that delivers on social networking and education. With a whopping 40+ hours of learning time available to registrants, RMDC helps you make the most of your time while visiting their event in Denver, Colorado.

Dental Implant Symposium

PACE Academy Of General Dentistry

Date             January 21 – 22, 2022
location      Las Vegas, NV

Grow and educate your dental team at the Dental Implant Symposium. Save the date and attend this intensive continuing education conference to improve your dental business service offering. You and your team will come away with a tremendous amount of new understanding and tools.

Crown Council Annual Event

The Crown Council

Date             January 27 – 29, 2022
location      Dallas, TX

The Crown Council’s Annual Event focuses on finding satisfaction and success in both your professional and personal lives. Attending this event will benefit you with more than just learning opportunities, but activities that will help you and your team form a stronger bond and build lasting memories.

Yankee Dental Congress

Massachusetts Dental Society

Date             Jan 27 – 29, 2022
location      Boston, MA

Yankee Dental Congress 2022 is reimagining how to connect the dental community. Your Yankee 2022 experience will offer more value than ever before! Registration opens on October 13, 2021.

North American Dental Sleep Medicine Symposium

Dental Sleep Solutions

Date             February 11 – 12, 2022
location      Clearwater, FL

This is the premier event for dental medicine professionals. Learn more about case presentation, medical billing, time management or better clinical techniques.

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting

Chicago Dental Society

Date             Feb 24 – 26, 2022
location      Chicago, IL

The Chicago dental society asks that you join the 157th midwinter meeting to experience industry-leading education and scientific information. As the respected leader in scientific dental meetings, the Chicago dental society will once again deliver the familiar quality and energy attendees and exhibitors shave experienced for 156 years.

The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting

The Hinman Dental Society

Date             March 17 – 19, 2022
location      Atlanta, GA

Receive one of the best continuing education opportunities available in today’s dental industry. Your dental team members will be able to attend technical exhibitions and a whole lot of southern hospitality.

New Orleans Dental Conference

New Orleans Dental Association

Date             April 7 – 9, 2022
location      New Orleans, LA

Get quality dental learning at the New Orleans Dental Conference in 2022! there will be an extensive roster of industry leaders speaking at this event who will provide insight into the many challenges and other dentistry hot topics that are on your mind.

ADSA Annual Session

American Dental Society Of Anesthesiology

Date             April 20 – 22, 2022
location      Phoenix, AZ

The ADSA Annual Session offers you up to 16 hours of CE credit at this flagship conference for clinicians using dental anaesthesia and sedation. Bring your assistants along for their own continuing education opportunities with 12 hours of credit offered.

AACD Conference

American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry

Date             April 27 – 30, 2022
location      Orlando, FL

Do you specialize in cosmetic dentistry? Then don’t miss one of the most prominent events in 2021 and 2022! Get global networking opportunities that will help your dental business thrive. Learn more about mastering the techniques and technology your practice offers.

Star Of The North Dental Meeting

Minnesota Dental Association

Date             April 28 – 30, 2022
location      St. Paul, MN

As one of the Upper Midwest’s most recognized dental conferences, you can expect to have access to numerous events and continuing education opportunities. One particularly exciting feature of this event is the exhibit hall featuring the latest in dental industry technology that you will be thrilled to add to your own practice’s offerings.

Charter Oak Dental Meeting

Connecticut State Dental Association

Date             May 11 – 13, 2022
location      Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort, CT

The Charter Oak Dental Meeting world-class event hosted by the Connecticut State Dental Association. There will also be numerous lectures and hands-on workshops to attend, and participating in this conference is more affordable than similar events elsewhere.

CDA Presents The Art And Science Of Dentistry

California Dental Association

Date             May 12 – 14, 2022
location      Anaheim, CA

This is one of the most exciting dental conferences in the United States, the CDA holds this convention annually and features hundreds of speakers and exhibitions to bring an event chockful of learning, technology and innovation to its many attendees.

AAPD 2022

American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry

Date             May 26 – 29, 2022
location      San Diego, CA

This one is a treat for the pediatric dental practice, the annual AAPD conference is a must-attend event in 2022! This year’s theme is “Where the Tooth Fairy Earns Their Wings” and is considered the top dental conference for pediatric dentistry in the U.S.!


World Academy Of Science, Engineering And Technology

Date             June 3 – 4, 2022
location      New York, New York

Dental professionals specializing in sports dentistry, this conference will connect you with leading academic leaders, the latest trends and innovations in this specialized field.

FDC 2022

Florida Dental Association

Date             June 23 – 25, 2022
location      Orlando, FL

The  Florida Dental Convention in Orlando is a three-day conference of education and buying opportunities that will help you and your team grow professionally

ADHA22 Annual Conference

American Dental Hygienists Association

Date             June 24 – 26, 2022
location      Louisville, KY

If you are a dental hygienist looking for an event dedicated to your speciality, this conference has your name all over it! From keynote speakers and educational courses to product exhibitions and presentations, you will come away with a wealth of knowledge and connections.

Smiles At Sea

Smiles At Sea

Date             July 6 – 10, 2022
location      On Land in Nashville, TN

This year Smiles at Sea will be holding their annual conference…on land! This festival is hosting one of the most exciting dental events in Nashville, TN, this year. Offering a week full of learning, networking, and other fun opportunities, this is a must-attend for practice owners and staff.

National Dental Association Annual Convention

National Dental Association

Date             July 14 – 17, 2022
location      Phoenix, AZ

The National Dental Association Annual Convention should be one of your top picks this year for events to attend. If your passion is helping people receive the oral care they need, and you want to learn more about promoting oral health this is the event for you.

Kois Symposium

Kois Center

Date              July 21 – 23, 2022
location      Seattle, WA

While many dentists and industry professionals know the Kois Center as a premier dental training centre, it hosts the ever-popular Kois Center Symposium. This conference focuses on providing information about the newest products, research and discoveries, and techniques in the dental industry every year.


Academy Of General Dentistry

Date             July 27 – 30, 2022
location      Orlando, FL

Enhance your understanding of practice management and get involved with hands-on educational activities. Every CE you earn at this meeting can be applied toward AGD Fellowships!

Southwest Dental Conference

Dallas County Dental Society

Date             August 26 – 27, 2022
location      Dallas, TX

Get back into the swing of things with this premier southwest dental conference hosted by the Dallas County Dental Society. Featuring hands-on educational workshops, networking, and the latest and greatest in dental tech this is a must-attend for any dental practice.

AADOM Dental Management Conference

American Association Of Dental Office Management

Date              September 8 – 10, 2022
location      Scottsdale, AZ

This year’s AADOM conference is being hosted in Scottsdale, AZ, and features keynote speaker Ross Bernstein, who will speak on “The Champion’s Code: Building Relationships Through Life Lessons of Integrity and Accountability.” Be sure to book early!

104th Annual Meeting Scientific Sessions And Exhibition

American Association Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)

Date              September 14 – September 17, 2022
location      New Orleans, LA

Even though this conference feels like an eternity away, it is an exciting opportunity for growing your dental practice through relevant knowledge. This annual meeting provided for dental professionals specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery will be able to do the following after attending:

  • Stay on top of the latest oral and maxillofacial research and innovations
  • Increased competency through participation in workshops and other educational opportunities that focus on building professional skill
  • Improve patient outcomes through evidence-based treatment techniques that foster interprofessional collaboration

Have the ability to effectively network when seeking professional guidance and/or leadership opportunities in the oral and maxillofacial surgery industry


Texas Dental Association

Date             October 13 – 17, 2022
location      Houston, TX

Big news for dental professionals in Texas! Next October, the Texas Dental Association, the ADA SmileCon, and Star of the South are joining forces and merging their annual meetings into one big event! This will likely be one of the top industry events next year, and if you plan to attend, make sure you book early.

Annual Mid-Continent Dental Conference

Greater St. Louis Dental Society (GSLDS)

Date              October 27 – 28, 2022
location      St. Louis Union Station, Missouri

At the Mid-Continent Dental Congress, attendees will be able to participate in two days of continuing education course, as well as several workshops hosted by over 30 nationally recognized industry speakers!

AAP 108th Annual Meeting

American Academy Of Periodontology

Date              October 27 – 30, 2022
location      Phoenix, AZ

The AAP 108th meeting is in Phoenix this year, featuring recognized dental industry leaders, an extensive Exhibit Hall, and periodontic CE opportunities to expand your expertise! This event is ideal for every periodontal professional in any stage of their career, from students to seasoned practitioners.

ACP 2022

American College Of Prosthodontists

Date             November 2 – 5, 2022
location      Austin, TX

With over 3,800 members and affiliates around the world, this annual conference brings together dental techs, students, and prosthodontists. When attending, be ready to expand your training with the latest CE courses and credits, learn important practice management tips and strategies, and so much more!

Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

Washington State Dental Association

Date              November 10 – 12, 2022
location      Seattle, WA

Enjoy continuing dental education opportunities, a two-day-long exhibit booth event, and a reinvigorating dental conference experience that will leave you and your staff inspired.

Pacific Northwest Dental Conference is presented by the Washington State Dental Association and is worth the trip for those wanting to earn additional educational credits Early Bird registration hasn’t begun yet, so save the date and book your tickets ASAP!

Greater New York Dental Meeting

New York County And Second District Dental Societies

Date              November 25 – 30, 2022
location      New York, NY

This year marks the 98th Greater New York Dental Meeting conference! As one of the largest globally recognized dental conferences in the world, you will seriously want to consider attending. Not only are their continuing education courses available, but there are programs designed for your entire dental team.

This list makes part of the many virtual and in-person conferences on offer. If you feel there is a conference, we should add please send us a link on SupportDDS.com and we will be sure to update it and post it.

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