The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Hosts Its 63rd Annual Session at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers

May 20, 2010, 10:09 ET from American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Over 4,400 gather to hear the latest in pediatric dentistry

CHICAGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) hosts its 63rd Annual Session in the Academy's backyard at the Hilton Chicago Hotel & Towers, May 27-30, 2010. More than 4,400 attendees across the country will hear renowned experts on children's oral health care and related, timely issues.


"As an AAPD member, I can always count on an Annual Session that from year to year increases in attendance and offers the highest quality, programs and activities. This year is no exception, let's get ready to pull out all the stops in Chicago for the best Academy Annual Session ever," said President Dr. William C. Berlocher.

This year's AAPD Annual Session, promises to be one of the most exciting and informative meetings to-date. The AAPD will be offering an array of educational courses to networking events and prospective career opportunities.

The AAPD Annual Session is a dynamic, four-day event bringing together the largest community of pediatric dentists from around the world. The continuing education segment starts with a blockbuster course presented by expert faculty from the Northwestern Kellogg School of Business presenting Leadership in Action on Thursday, May 27.  Additional course highlights include: restorative materials, imaging, pulp therapy, pediatric medications, orthodontics, practice management courses and much more.

"World class is how I would describe our Annual Session," said AAPD CEO Dr. John S. Rutkauskas.

In addition to high-quality education, lively receptions are planned throughout the meeting, which provide an abundance of networking opportunities to meet new acquaintances and reconnect with old friends.  For detailed information, please visit

AAPD looks forward to "Soaring to New Heights" in Chicago!

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

Founded in 1947, the AAPD is a not-for-profit membership organization representing the specialty of pediatric dentistry. AAPD's 7,700 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

SOURCE American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry