Top 10 Dental Conferences to Attend in 2024

Last updated on December 8th, 2023

If bringing dental excellence to your clients is your priority in 2024, you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up the top ten dental conferences in 2024 to consider adding to your calendar.

In an ever-changing industry, continual education keeps you and your team on the cutting edge of dental technologies and technique innovations. This leads to better customer service, stronger dental leadership, and more. 

No matter your specialties or practice goals for the new year, there’s an event that’s perfect for you.

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15th Annual Congress on Dentistry and Dental Medicine 

Whether you’re a dental student or an esteemed professional, this conference will send you home with applicable knowledge that will impact your professional practice for years. Novel topics, concepts, and strategies include dental stem cells, micro dentistry, dental pharmacology, and more!

    • Location: Virtual

    • Date: January 24-25, 2024

    • Cost: $299+ USD* depending on time and type of registration

    • Speakers: This conference has opportunities for speakers.


Yankee Dental Congress

The largest gathering of its kind in the region, Yankee Dental Congress offers a variety of continuing education courses taught by industry experts. The insights and education offered at Yankee define the future of dentistry. Understand evolving trends, learn up-to-date best practices, and explore exhibitor demonstrations of dental technology solutions. 

    • Location: Boston, Massachusetts

    • Date: January 25-27, 2024

    • Cost: ADA Members $165 USD*, Non-Members $200 USD*

    • Group Rates: Receive 15% off for groups of 5 or more registered together


5th Annual Congress on Dental Health and Oral Care

This unique conference accommodates a variety of dental professionals, including dentists, dental hygienists, assistants, business assistants, practice managers, and other dental team members. Continuing education opportunities and hands-on workshops, exhibitions, and world-class keynote speakers abound. 

    • Location: Orlando, Florida (Virtual Attendance Option)

    • Date: March 28-29, 2024

    • Cost: From $399+ USD* depending on time and type of registration

    • Speakers: This conference has opportunities for speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors. 


AACD (American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry) 2024

Cosmetic dentistry is the focus of the AACD conference. The event kicks off with a Welcome Reception and throughout the event attendees will find opportunities for exhibitor socials, networking lunches, and social hours. Lectures and workshops are hands-on and focused on applicable practices that will upgrade your dental services. 

    • Location: National Harbor, MD (near Washington, DC)

    • Date: April 3-6, 2023

    • Cost: From $1995+ USD* for AACD members, $4,400 USD* for non-members 


Pacific Northwest Dental Conference (PNDC) 2024

An unparalleled combination of clinical education and non-clinical sessions fills the PNDC two-day event schedule. Dental professionals can attend lectures on a wide range of dentistry topics, including practice management, lifestyle, health and wellness, communication, leadership, and more. PNDC also hosts an exhibit hall for the entire three-day event. 

    • Location: Seattle, WA 

    • Date: May 9-11, 2024

    • Cost: Registration opens in December. Subscribe to their mailing list to be the first to hear about pricing.


36th Annual World Dentistry Summit

Network with top dental professionals to exchange ideas, share your expertise, and broaden your scope of learning. This dentistry summit covers all major aspects of identification, treatment, and rehabilitation for diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. 

    • Location: Chicago, Illinois 

    • Date: June 6-7, 2024

    • Cost: $299+ USD* depending on time and type of registration


9th Annual Conference on Prosthodontics & Orthodontics

If you serve a population who frequently struggles with missing teeth, deficient oral health, and maxillofacial tissues then this is the conference for you. This event is full of opportunities for learning and deep discussion. You can expect to cover current and future challenges in dental health and dental education pertaining to rehabilitation and maintenance of oral functioning.

    • Location: Toronto, Ontario

    • Date: July 11-12, 2024

    • Cost: Virtual $99 USD*, in-person $600 USD* and up


ADA SmileCon 2024

The ADA SmileCon is known for its thriving expo, networking occasions, and education with a social flare. Hands-on workshops and CE credit courses are available to update your skills in everything from oral wellness to AI in dentistry. 

    • Location: New Orleans, LA

    • Date: October 17-29, 2024

    • Cost: $85 USD* per person


49th International Conference on Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry

Keynote speakers from around the world bring new research on restorative practices to the International Conference on Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry. The procedures, practices, and strategies shared at this conference are aimed at evoking new thought and influencing the daily operations in your practice. 

    • Location: Abu Dhabi, UAE

    • Date: November 16-17, 2024

    • Cost: $699 USD* and up depending on registration type


44th World Dental Science and Oral Health Congress

The latest trends and advancements in dental specialties are honored by internationally famed experimenters, clinicians, and professors at this global conference. You’ll find niche dental topics, including oral cancer, holistic dentistry, dental traumatology, geriatric dentistry, dental radiography, veterinary dental, digital dentistry, and dental ethics.

    • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    • Date: November 29-30, 2024

    • Cost: $980 USD* and up depending on type of registration

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*All costs stated are for informational purposes only, may be subject to change, and may differ for international purchases due to current conversion rates at the time of purchase. Please reference each conference website for the most up-to-date pricing available. 


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