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You’re invited to dentistry’s most brilliant virtual convention.

Our big dental community can’t meet up in one place yet, but that doesn’t mean we can’t network, learn and have fun together. CDA’s popular convention returns as an interactive, four-day experience with an expanded lineup, including free programs just for students.

As a California dental student and CDA member, you have access to your choice of lectures on hot topics from leading speakers at 60+ courses, a shoppable exhibit hall and fun opportunities to connect. Even better? You’re invited to a free, live Student Kickoff Event.

Want to join in?

Step 1: Register now for the convention, Thursday–Sunday, May 13–16.

Step 2: Register for Part Dentist, Part Actor, 100% Human: Maya Deshmukh Shares Her Journey on Thursday night. 

Step 3: Save your spot at recommended free courses from leading speakers. 

Recommended Courses for Students

Thursday, May 13

Learn about controlling anxiety, new products, communication and more.

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Stress Busting With Humor – Work-Life Balance, Cool Amidst the Chaos
Kelli Vrla, BBA, BA, CSP, CRMC
2:00–4:30 p.m.
I Have It, You Need It (live lecture on new products)
Howard Glazer, DDS
6:00–8:00 p.m.
Digitize Me: The Key Essentials of Modern Dentistry for Every Practice
Jonathan Ng, BMedSc, DDS, MSc Technology
6:30–8:00 p.m.
Your Practice Through the Patient’s Eyes
Laci Phillips

Friday, May 14

Discover new CAD/CAM skills and multi-disciplinary approaches.

12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.
Prosthodontics in the 21st Century: Techniques, Materials and More
Effie Habsha, BSc, DDS
8:00–10 p.m.
Managing Aesthetic Dilemmas Using an Interdisciplinary Approach
Richard Roblee, DDS; Paul Fugazzotto, DDS; John Weston, DDS

Saturday, May 15

Get new insights on topics spanning periodontal services, dental materials, endontics, occlusion and more.

8–9:00 a.m.
Blaze Your Brain: Turn Negative to Positive Action
Jessica Rector
11 a.m.–1:00 p.m. 
Calibrate Your Risk Radar: Part A (two-part TDIC workshop)
Deepinder Sahota, DDS; Arthur Curley, JD
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Dental Implant Complications and Maintenance for the Entire Dental Team
Erik Sahl, DDS
2:30–4:00 p.m.
Contemporary Dental Ceramics
Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD
2:30–4:30 p.m.
The Secrets of Spectacular Endodontics
Andre Mickel, DDS, MSD
2:30–4:30 p.m.
Problem Solving for Restorative Dentists
Terry Tanaka, DDS

Sunday, May 16

Learn more about pediatric dentistry and complete TDIC’s risk management workshop.

10–11:30 p.m.
Airway, Breathing and Children: Pay Attention to This Now
Diana Batoon, DMD 
1:30–3:00 p.m.
Calibrate Your Risk Radar: Part B (two-part TDIC workshop)
Deepinder Sahota, DDS; Arthur Curley, JD

Plan time to visit the interactive exhibit hall, check out dental innovations and chat with experts.