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AES 2025 - 70th Scientific Meeting

Wednesday, February 19, 2025 to Thursday, February 20, 2025
Chicago Downtown Marriott Magnificent Mile
540 North Michgan Avenue
Chicago, IL  60611
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Jeff W Lineberry
Michael J Racich
AES Annual Scientific Meeting
Registration is recommended
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Commercial Products and literature are to be confined to the exhibit hall and are not permitted in the lecture hall. Due to the professional nature of this meeting children are not permitted in either the lecture hall, exhibit hall or poster viewing areas.
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations will be granted up to 14 days prior to the meeting with a cancellation fee of $100.
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
AES 2025 - Main Conference

AES Leaders in Occlusion, TMD, Comprehensive Oral Care

The Better Dentist Project

70th Annual Scientific Meeting

February 19-20, 2025

Downtown Marriott Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL

Schedule of Educational Programming*


Jeff Lineberry, DDS and Mike Racich, DDS





8:00 - 8:30 AM           WELCOME

8:30 - 9:15 AM          
Digital Smile Design with 3D Integration
                                   David Turok, DDS, FAGD

9:15 - 10:00 AM       
Uncoupled: When anterior contact may not be preferred Pt. 1
                                  Charlie Ward, DDS

10:00 - 10:30  AM      BREAK

10:30 - 11:30  AM     
Uncoupled: When anterior contact may not be preferred Pt. 2
                                   Ed Zebovitz, DDS

11:30- 12:00 PM   Discussion Panel
David Turok, DDS, FAGD;  Charlie Ward, DDS; Ed Zebovitz, DDS

12:00 - 1:30 PM         LUNCH

1:30 - 2:15 PM          
The Body IS The Bite
Alice Lam DDS; Mike Cantrell, MPT, PRC; James Anderson MPT, PRC
2:15 - 3:00 PM          
The Role of the Orofacial Pain Dentist in Medical Management and Patient Care
                                  Gary Heir, DMD

3:00 - 3:30 PM           BREAK

3:30 - 4:30 PM          
Toward Better Practice: Why Incompetence Fails to Recognize Itself
David Dunning, MS, PhD

4:30 - 5:00 PM          
Discussion Panel
David Dunning, MS, PhD; Alice Lam, DDS; Mike Cantrell, MPT, PRC; James Anderson MPT, PRC

Thursday, February 20, 2025

8:00 - 8:15 AM           WELCOME

8:15 - 9:00 AM          
Insights on Optimal Performance: Moving from Surviving to Thriving
Nick Holton, PhD

9:00 - 9:45 AM           
Strength Train to Prevent Pain
Brianne Novaes, CPT

9:45 - 10:15 AM        BREAK

10:15 - 11:15 AM     
Dental Sleep Medicine State of the Union: Past, Present and Future
                                  Erin Elliott, DDS

11:15 - 12:15 PM      AES Scientific Investigation Committee (SIC)

                                  2026 Annual Meeting Preview

                                  Membership Meeting

12:15 - 1:30 PM         LUNCH

1:30 - 2:15 PM          
Occlusion in the Digital and Implant World: Foundation Principles to Find Success in Patient Care
Dean Morton, BDS, MS

2:15 - 3:00 PM          
Surgical and Prosthetic Approaches For Atrophic Jaws Reconstruction
Ziv Mazor, DMD, MS

3:00 - 3:30 PM           BREAK

3:30 - 4:15 PM          
Peri-Implant Disease: Causes, Symptoms, & Non-Invasive Treatment Options with Emphasis on the Role of Dental Hygiene
                                   Shavonne Healy MSDH, RDH, ICP

4:15 - 5:00 PM          
Dentistry in the MetaVerse
August deOliveira, DDS

* Program is subject to change and reflected in the Central Time Zone

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