COVID-19 (coronavirus) resources
Answers to member questions and the latest dentistry updates.
In light of recent public health guidance on COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel CDA’s convention in Anaheim this May. All attendee registration fees and exhibitor booth fees will be refunded and CDA is offering members online and audio courses at no cost.
CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry has gained a reputation as the must-attend convention for dentists across the country and beyond. Whether you choose sunny Anaheim or scenic San Francisco, you can experience cutting-edge clinical and technological advancements, massive exhibit halls, inspiring C.E. opportunities and new connections with dentistry’s best and brightest.
CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry is usually held twice each year, once in Anaheim in the spring and once in San Francisco in the fall.
Anaheim: Anaheim Convention Center 800 W Katella Ave Anaheim, CA 92802
San Francisco: Moscone Center 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
San Francisco 2018
To facilitate registration, be prepared with the following information:
Early-bird pricing: January – April 17, 2020
Standard pricing: April 18 – May 16, 2020
Change and cancellation deadlines: April 17, 2020
San Francisco 2020 – details to come
Saturday exhibits-only pass Nonmember dentists who want to explore the exhibit halls can register on-site at the membership counter for a one-day pass on Saturday. The cost is $190 and the pass is valid for exhibit hall hours only. It is not valid for continuing education courses.
Registration and eBadge exchange hours are as follows:
Wednesday: 3-5 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Reserved seating is available for select courses. To take advantage of this convenient option, you must register in advance. See schedule for details.
Beyond these reserved seating options, all lectures are free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Online Learning and Audio Recordings
CDA's online learning platform, CDA Brightbox, provides dental professionals a brilliant way to take part in C.E.-eligible education at any hour and from anywhere. Offerings include both courses and audiobooks designed to support your continued education.
Hotel & Travel
Due to the recent cancellation of CDA Presents in Anaheim, hotel and travel reservations need to be cancelled. If you booked within CDA's room block, CDA will cancel hotel reservations and no action is required. If you did not book through CDA's room block, we remind you to contact the hotel directly.
Reservations for CDA Presents in San Francisco are available to book now.
Special child care programs are available on-site every day of the convention. Take advantage of drop-in or scheduled child care options.
The licensed child care professionals at KiddieCorp provide full and half-day programs. Half-day and full day options are available for children ages 6 months to 6 years, with additional options for children who are ages 7 to 12.
For details, contact KiddieCorp at 858.455.1718 or email@example.com.
Anaheim registration is now open.
San Francisco registration – details to come
The drop-in Kid Zone is only offered at CDA Presents in Anaheim, located within the exhibit hall. Kid Zone is designed specially to provide fun activities for children ages 4 to 12 and offers up to three hours of care per child for only $5 per day. No preregistration is needed.
Visit the exhibit hall together during family hours. Children 10 and younger are welcome in the exhibit hall from 9:30 a.m.– noon daily. There is no cost, and a youth pass can be picked up at registration. Please be aware that no strollers are allowed in the exhibit hall.
Children 11 and older can be registered as a guest attendees with access to the exhibit hall throughout the day.