The MDA Annual Session scheduled for April 29-May 2 has been postponed to Sept. 2-4, 2020, at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, with a pre-session full-day course on Tuesday, Sept. 1. If you have registered for Annual Session, there is no need to take action now. Further details will be posted on the MDA website as they become available. Every currently registered attendee will be emailed instructions on how to transfer registrations or cancel for a full refund. The MDA appreciates your patience while staff works through the process.


NOTE: Video created prior to Annual Session postponement.

Venue: DeVos Place

303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Annual Session Schedule

The 2020 Annual Session features cutting-edge continuing education topics from top speakers — such as Dr. Frank Spear — plus special events, activities, and exhibits.


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 2019 through December 2023. The Michigan Board of Dentistry recognizes ADA CERP providers and will accept Michigan Dental Association credits toward license renewal.


Tuesday, Sept. 1

Pre-Session Course: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: Closed

Wednesday, Sept. 2

Courses: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Exhibits: Noon - 6 p.m.
Keynote: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 3

Courses: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Keynote: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 4

Courses: 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Table Clinics: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

2020 Highlighted Speakers


The 2020 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.
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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 150 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 Grand Rapids, and more.

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2020 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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