U.S Dental Conferences in 2022

Last updated on September 7th, 2023

After more than 20 months of lock-downs, restrictions, social distancing, virtual meetings, and seminars due to COVID19, it’s nice to finally return to in-person conferences.

Why You Should Attend Dental Conferences

Dental conferences provide many benefits for you and your career: 

  • Worldly keynote speakers from the Dental Science and Dentistry communities
  • The latest advancements in procedures for all specialties
  • Many continuing education opportunities and credits are available
  • Extensive exhibit halls with the latest in products, equipment, and treatment strategies
  • Hands-on workshops to enhance skills
  • Meet like-minded people for networking opportunities where you’ll find guidance, future collaborations, or sources of knowledge
  • Visiting the local attractions!

2022 U.S Dental Conferences

Here’s a list of conferences and conventions in 2022 that you and your team members should consider attending:

1. Charter Oak Dental Meeting

May 11-13, 2022

Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort, CT

Hosted by: Connecticut State Dental Association

The CSDA’s 155th annual meeting. An affordable, world-class event to inspire and excite you. Listen to information-packed lectures and participate in numerous hands-on workshops to better your skills and knowledge of oral health care.


2. The Art And Science Of Dentistry

May 12-14, 2022

Anaheim, CA

Hosted by: California Dental Association

The CDA’s annual conference is always exciting and filled with many learning opportunities, exhibitions with new technologies, and the latest innovations in dentistry.


3. AAPD 2022

May 26-29, 2022

San Diego, CA

Hosted by: American Academy Of Pediatric Dentistry

Considered the best pediatric dental conference in the US, this year’s theme is “Where The Tooth Fairy Earns Their Wings.” Learn and grow with all the latest innovations and available opportunities.


4. FDC 2022

June 23-25, 2022

Orlando, FL

Hosted by: Florida Dental Association

Be inspired by this world-class event held at the famous Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Listen to speakers who are tops in their field as they share their latest findings with the rest of the dental world. Learn how to create the best patient experience with the latest tech innovations and the newest techniques available.


5. ADHA22 Annual Conference

June 24-26, 2022

Louisville, KY

Hosted by: American Dental Hygienists Association

Attend a conference dedicated to dental hygienists and their specialties. This conference is a perfect opportunity to create a network of peers and meet the leading professionals in your field. Get in front of the new products that are changing patient experiences for the better.


6. National Dental Association Annual Convention

July 14-17, 2022

Phoenix, AZ

Hosted by: Nation Dental Association

The NDA brings you their 109th annual conference. This one should be on the list for anyone passionate about helping promote oral care for underserved minority communities. 


7. Kois Symposium

July 21-23, 2022

Seattle, WA

Hosted by: Kois Center 

The world-class dental training center hosts this very popular symposium to provide the dental community with information regarding the latest research and discoveries, the newest products and equipment, and innovations in procedures and techniques. Career advancement and development is the Kois Center’s primary objective for students and professionals alike.


8. AGD

July 27-30, 2022

Orlando, FL

Hosted by: Academy Of General Dentistry

Continued education and colleague networking are prime outcomes of this conference. Enhance the ins and outs of practice management and many hands-on activities to boost confidence and earn CE credits.


9. 104th Annual Meeting Scientific Sessions And Exhibition

September 14-17, 2022

New Orleans, LA

Hosted by: American Association Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons 

Receive collaboration opportunities within the oral and maxillofacial surgical industry like no other. Participate in hands-on workshops to increase competency and learn about the research and innovations currently being discovered in your field.

Other US Conferences and Conventions to Consider in 2022:

Southwest Dental Conference

AADOM Dental Management Conference


Annual Mid-Continent Dental Conference

AAP 108th Annual Meeting

ACP 2022

Pacific Northwest Dental Conference

Greater New York Dental Meeting

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