American Dental Association Annual Session on Facebook, Twitter, Smartphone

Oct 08, 2010, 15:28 ET from American Dental Association

Attendees encouraged to share annual session experiences

ORLANDO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attendees of the 2010 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in Orlando, Fla., can tweet or post about their experiences via a new ADA Annual Session Twitter feed and Annual Session Facebook group.  

"The ADA encourages its members to interact and share their experiences about the ADA Annual Session, so we wanted to provide them with two of the most popular social media platforms to do so," said ADA President Ronald L. Tankersley, DDS. "The ADA designed its annual session Twitter feed and Facebook group to enhance our members' experiences at annual session by providing participants with up-to-the-minute information about exhibits, speakers, educational sessions and social activities."

The ADA Annual Session Facebook Group, which can be found by visiting and searching for ADA Annual Session, and its Twitter feed ( are available Oct. 4-13. Participants in the Facebook Group and Twitter feed must be registered for the 2010 Annual Session and have accounts with the applicable social networks.  

Annual session attendees are also encouraged to download the ADA Annual Session Mobile Application.  iPhone users can visit the mobile browser ( or visit the application store from their iPhone and search for ADA Annual Session. All other smartphone users can visit the following mobile browser ( to download the correct application for their device. The ADA Annual Session Mobile App offers a wealth of meeting information such the ability to search for continuing education courses, exhibitors, product information, show schedules, event calendars, floor maps and social media links.

About the American Dental Association

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit the Association's Web site at

SOURCE American Dental Association