ADA 2018 is the premier event for dentists and dental professionals who are looking for the highest quality, most innovative and effective continuing education to improve patient care.
Bring your entire dental team, including hygienists, dental assistants, business assistants and lab technicians, to take advantage of the continuing education and browse the exhibit hall.
Test and buy new products. Interact with vendors. Attend free CE courses.
Increase your knowledge base of the latest products and services.
You have the unique opportunity to test out the latest products on the market and ask questions of the experts. Touch, feel and compare thousands of instruments and services from the top industry vendors while receiving discounts on items you would normally purchase throughout the year.
Earn up to 6.0 hours of CE per day in the Exhibit Hall.
Explore continuing education, including:
Technology Experience featuring the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award Winners
Live-Patient CAD/CAM Stage
The Design Studio
The Wellness Studio
ADA Council Theater
Top Reasons to Attend ADA 2018
Receive hands-on knowledge
300+ continuing education courses offer plenty of skills and ideas for you and your dental team to take home and use right away.
Customize your experience
Courses for dental specialists, hygienists, dental assistants, business assistants and lab technicians ensure that everyone on your team will be able to maximize their time at the annual meeting.
Stock up on supplies and equipment
500+ exhibitors offer an almost endless array of new dental products and cutting-edge technology for you to touch, feel and compare. Their show specials can save you money and even offset your travel costs.
Meet industry visionaries
The best and brightest leaders in the dental community share the latest research, techniques and clinical applications. It's ideal for perfecting your clinical skills and enhancing the success of your practice.
150+ dental-related groups come together to provide unparalleled opportunities to network with peers, make new professional acquaintances and catch up with old friends.
Make your voice heard
Only at the ADA annual meeting can you experience the House of Delegates and help chart the future of dentistry.
Leverage essential resources
Visit the ADA Member Center for essential resources that you need to grow your practice and get the most value from your membership.
Revel in the inspiration
Feel rejuvenated and inspired from spending time with your teammates and colleagues, and return home with practical techniques to improve care for your patients.
Tickets for continuing education courses are reasonably priced - many are free! - and offer the best opportunity in the dental field to learn new techniques.
Get ready to exhibit at ADA 2018!
The annual meeting brings together thousands of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, dental business assistants, office managers and other members of the dental team looking for the latest solutions to improve their practice and elevate patient care.
Top 5 Reasons to Exhibit
Be a part of the industry’s premier event. Dental professionals view the ADA annual meeting as the leading source of continuing education and purchasing information in the U.S.
Reach an audience with buying power. Thousands of dentists, dental professionals and dental dealers from across the nation and world will attend.
Interact with customers face- to-face at your booth - 43% of attendees prefer this method of receiving and sharing information.
Generate sales leads and new customers promoting brand awareness of your company. The average dental professional attendee spends $1,000-$2,500 on the exhibit floor.
Go head-to-head with your competition. More than 500 leading dental companies will be there.
ADA has always been a patient-centered, science-based and ethically-driven association. It captures the spirit of the ADA, and what the ADA strives to be.
Founded in 1859, the not-for-profit American Dental Association is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 161,000 dentist members. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients. The ADA is committed to its members and to the improvement of oral health for the public. The vision of the ADA is to be the recognized leader on oral health with its mission to help all members succeed.