About the 2019 Annual Session

The MDA is excited to be back in the D — the city that has successfully transformed itself to provide a unique experience and become an on-trend destination. Not only will you have the opportunity to discover the new Detroit, you will walk away with something new at Annual Session — whether that's new ideas, skills, or relationships.

Venue: Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226

Annual Session Schedule

The 2019 Annual Session features cutting-edge continuing education topics from top speakers, plus special events, activities, and exhibits.

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The Michigan Dental Association is a nationally approved continuing education provider through the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP). The current term of approval extends from November 2015 through December 2019. The Michigan Board of Dentistry recognizes ADA CERP providers and will accept Michigan Dental Association credits toward license renewal.


Wednesday, May 1

Pre-Session Course: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: Closed
HOD Leadership Training
MDA Foundation Reception

Thursday, May 2

Courses: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Keynote: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibits: 12 - 6 p.m.
House of Delegates: 8:30 a.m.

Friday, May 3

Courses: 8:30 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Dueling in the D: 6:30 p.m.
Table Clinics: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 4

Super Saver Saturday!
Courses: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
House of Delegates: 1 p.m.

2019 Highlighted Speakers


The 2019 Annual Session features a variety of highly respected and well-known speakers chosen by dentists for dentists and the entire dental team. The speaker lineup will update throughout the remainder of this year. View Current 2019 Speakers ›

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Activities & Events

The Annual Session experience offers special events, Table Clinics, and activities that everyone will enjoy.

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The Annual Session features more than 200 exhibitors. Check out who is exhibiting and where you can find them. 

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Find answers to your questions about registration, CE credits, exhibit hall, things to do in Detroit, and more.

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2019 Annual Session 

Make plans now to attend the MDA Annual Session — Michigan's largest dental show.
Join your friends and colleagues for great continuing education courses and networking events.

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