It’s always important for dentists and implantologists to stay up to date on the latest dental innovations and new technologies. It can be overwhelming to keep track of everything and decide which continuing education opportunities to pursue. In this post, we’ll give you a place to start by highlighting some important upcoming dental events in 2018 in Germany and across Europe.
February 3-9: 37th Internationales Symposium für MKG-Chirurgen, Oralchirurgen, Zahnärzte & Kieferorthopäden
St. Anton/Arlberg, Austria
Kick off 2018 with the 37th International Symposium for Maxillofacial Surgeons, oral surgeons, dentists, and orthodontists. Hosted by the Academy for Maxillofacial Surgeons in Basel, this symposium offers an important forum for discussion of crucial topics in dentistry, oral surgery, and orthodontics, all in an interdisciplinary atmosphere with a stunning wintery backdrop. Register now!
March 2-3: 1st Frühjahrstagung DGMKG
This conference of the Academy of Maxillofacial Surgeons addresses the themes “Soft Tissue Management in Implantology” and “Practice Management.” The first topic will be the center of the discussion, and the second will involve taking a forward-thinking approach to optimizing performance of Maxillofacial surgery practices. This meeting is being held early in the year for the first time, rather than in autumn. Take advantage of the less over-scheduled time of year to attend! Learn more on the website.
April 20-21: 6th Nationales Symposium Osteology Frankfurt
This symposium on the theme “Regeneration 360°” will combine workshops and hands-on demonstrations with a program of scientific talks and discussions on timely topics in osteology. Hosted by the Osteology Foundation, which focuses on bringing the science and practice of oral regeneration together. Register here to take part.
May 9-12: 3rd Sylter Symposium für Äesthetische Zahnmedizin
This symposium, hosted by the German Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, will live up to the organization’s motto, “Advancement through Continuing Education.” Paired with a parallel symposium on dysgnathia, the interdisciplinary program for this event will offer an intensive opportunity for advanced education in aesthetic dentistry in a beautiful and relaxed island setting. Click here to register.
October 11-13: 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO)
This meeting is divided into three days devoted to three stages of treatment: Diagnostics, Surgical Treatment, and Prosthetics and follow-up. The overall theme of the program is: “Dreams and reality in implant dentistry.” For the first time, the program will also include three live surgery sessions, along with talks and surgery videos. Russia and the Baltic countries will be guests of this congress, which welcomes both researchers and clinicians. Check the website for registration.
Other Important Dental Events:
- March 9-10: Curriculum Implantologie & Curriculum Parodontologie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Hosted by the German Trade Association of German Oral Surgeons (BDO)
- March 16-17: ITI Congress Deutschland - Implantologie der Zukunft – Evidenz trifft Innovation, Bonn, Germany
Hosted by the International Team for Implantology (ITI)
- April 27-28: ITI Congress UK & Ireland - International Team for Implantology. Modern Clinical Dilemmas in Implant Dentistry, London, UK
Hosted by ITI
- June 6-9: 68th Kongress & Praxisführungsseminar der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie, Dresden, Germany
Hosted by the German Society of Mouth, Jaw, and Facial Surgeons
While you’re continuing your education, consider expanding your dental practice portfolio of services. Minimally-invasive treatments are increasingly popular with dental patients and often aid dentists in avoiding more complicated, painful treatments. Check out our blogpost on these attractive alternatives to traditional dental treatments.