About the 2018 Annual Session

Be sure to mark your calendars for April 25 - 28, 2018 as the MDA Annual Session returns to the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing.

With plentiful continuing education courses, nearly 200 exhibits, plus social events and meetings, there's something for everyone at Annual Session. Make plans to attend the next Annual Session in Lansing.

Devos Place

Venue: Lansing Center

333 Michigan Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Annual Session Schedule

The 2018 Annual Session features great continuing education courses, 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 2015 through December 2019. The Michigan Board of Dentistry recognizes ADA CERP providers and will accept Michigan Dental Association credits toward license renewal.


NOTICE: The early registration period has now ended. When you register, all course prices will reflect a $10 increase over the price displayed with each course description. Courses 28 and 32 are still free to attend.
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Wednesday, April 25

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

Thursday, April 26

Courses: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Exhibits: 12 - 6 p.m.
House of Delegates: 8:30 a.m.
Tap the Night Event

Friday, April 27

Courses: 9 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
Keynote Address: 11:15 a.m.
Exhibits: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Blast at the Ballpark

Saturday, April 28

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



2018 Highlighted Speakers

The 2018 Annual Session features a variety of highly respected and well-known speakers chosen by dentists for dentists and the entire dental team. View Current 2018 Speakers ›

Lois Banta

Lois Banta

Practice Management Consultant

Phil Gwoke

Phil Gwoke

Keynote Speaker and Consultant

Seena Patel, DDS

Seena Patel, DDS

Associate Director of Oral Medicine

Martin Zase, DMD

Martin Zase, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry Lecturer

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General Information


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, lunch options and more.

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Join us at The

2018 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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