Largest gathering of pediatric dentists to hear the latest in pediatric dentistry
CHICAGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, will host its 64th Annual Session in New York City at the Hilton New York, Sheraton New York and Marriott Marquis Hotels from May 26th-29th. A record attendance of more than 5,000 attendees spanning all 50 states and the globe, including North and South America, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Taiwan, among other countries, all will have the opportunity to engage with leading industry experts and thought leaders on children's oral health care and related, timely issues.
This year's scientific program promises to deliver the cutting-edge topics that participants have come to expect at the AAPD Annual Session, including sessions on stem cells, new high-tech devices for pediatric dental offices, as well as current advocacy and public policy efforts. Veteran journalist and best-selling author, Deborah Norville, will provide the session's keynote address on Friday morning, May 27th.
"The scientific program is one of the strongest we have offered in many years," stated AAPD CEO Dr. John S. Rutkauskas. "That is why we have attendees from around the world convening on this exciting meeting in New York City."
According to AAPD President Dr. John R. Liu, "One of the best parts of having been so actively involved with the AAPD these past few years has been all the friendships that I've made with fellow members from all across the country. I personally can't think of a better way for me to wrap up my year as president of the AAPD than to have a wonderful party with so many friends."
The AAPD Annual Session is a dynamic, four-day event bringing together the largest community of pediatric dentists from around the world. For detailed information, please visit http://www.aapd.org/annual/2011/.
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Founded in 1947, the AAPD is a not-for-profit membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. AAPD's 8,000 members are predominately pediatric dentists and primary care providers who deliver comprehensive specialty treatments for infants, children, adolescents and individuals with special health care needs. As advocates for children's oral health, the AAPD aims to promote the use of evidence-based policies and guidelines, foster research concerning pediatric oral health, and educate health care providers and the public to improve children's oral health. For further information, please visit the AAPD website at www.aapd.org.
SOURCE American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry