Midwest Dental Assembly May 16-18, 2024

The Indiana Dental Association’s Midwest Dental Assembly 2024 will take place at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, IN on May 16-18, 2024. The IDA Annual Session not only has a new name but a new feel, flow and relevance to Indiana dentists, their teams and families. The Midwest Dental Assembly has become the name of the IDA Annual Session to energize your practice with innovative thinking, create new memories and fuel new experiences for you, your entire team, and families. With over $65k in member-added conference values, our vibrant meeting format will CONNECT colleagues through numerous social events and Marketplace activities, ENVISION the possibilities of an energized and enhanced dental team, and IGNITE practice growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online registration is now live. Click on the icon above to begin your registration.

 

Thank you to our 2024 MDA Dedicated Marketplace vendors!

Absolute OSHA Consulting

Anthem

BestCard

Core Scientific

General Refining Corp

IDA Insurance Services

Independent Dental Solutions

Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center

MedPro Group

Midtown Technology Group

MW Banks Consulting

Noble Metal Refining

Ultradent Products

United Healthcare

 

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events will take place at the French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, IN unless noted otherwise. Subject to change.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2024

 

10 a.m. IDPAC Golf Outing @ Donald Ross Golf Course ($)
4-5:30 p.m. IDPAC Wine Tasting Event, Roof Top @ Legendz ($)
6 p.m. IDA Past President’s Dinner (by invitation only)
7:30-10 p.m. Dr. Blake’s Hospitality Suite Open

 

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024

 

7 a.m.–4 p.m. Onsite registration desk open
7–8:30 a.m. Pierre Fauchard breakfast (by invitation only)
7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
8 a.m.–6 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction Bidding and Wine Pull Open
8:30 a.m. House of Delegates (first session) followed by Reference Committee Hearing
2–4 p.m. Dr. Blake’s Hospitality Suite open
3-6 p.m. Marketplace Exhibits, Member Center, and Passport to Prizes Gaming Open
4-6 p.m. Marketplace Happy Hour
5-6 p.m. Awards Ceremony
6:30–9 p.m. Welcome Reception in French Lick Gardens featuring live music by Toy Factory, FREE
8-11 p.m. Dr. Blake’s Hospitality Suite open

 

 

 

FRIDAY, May 17, 2024

 

7 a.m.–4 p.m. Onsite registration desk open
7–8 a.m. Reference Committee Reports Available
7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
8 a.m.–6:15 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction Bidding and Wine Pull Open
8–9 a.m. Component Caucus meetings
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Marketplace Exhibits, Member Center, and Passport to Prizes Gaming Open
9 a.m.–10 a.m. Starbucks Coffee Hour & Exhibitor Networking, FREE
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Luncheon & Exhibitor Networking, FREE
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. ICD/ACD Luncheon (by invitation only)($)
1:30 p.m. Open Caucus
3–5 p.m. Dr. Blake’s Hospitality Suite open
3-4:30 p.m. New Dentist Social @ Legendz, FREE
5–6:30 p.m. IDPAC Kentucky Derby-Themed Social and Reception, FREE
7:30-9:30 p.m. Dueling Piano Show @ Pete Dye Pavilion ($)
8-11 p.m.  Dr. Blake’s Hospitality Suite open

 

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024

 

8:30 a.m. House of Delegates (second session)

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION OPTIONS

The 2024 Midwest Dental Assembly will be hosted at the French Lick Springs Hotel Event Center in French Lick, IN on May 16-18, 2024.

 

Bringing your dental team? Don’t forget to use discount code TEAM during checkout to save 10% off group registrations of four or more.

 

Member Dentist $365 $325 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA, and local component society. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Exhibit Hall activities.

 

House of Delegates Dentist $165 $125 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for volunteer member dentists who have been selected by their local component society to represent them in the House of Delegates as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities.

 

New Dentist Member $205 $165 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA, and local component society who graduated from dental school within the past 10 years. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities.

 

Retired Life Member Dentist $35 $20 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for life members who are retired from a constituent society and are no longer earning any income from private practice or from the performance of service as a member of the faculty of a dental school, as a dental administrator or consultant, or as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice dentistry is required by the state. These members have been dentists for 30 consecutive years or a total of 40 years and are age 65 or older. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities.

 

Non-member Dentist $730 $620 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for a dentist who did not join the 2023 ADA membership year. Sign up for your dental conference with a member dentist to receive 50% off your registration or visit www.INDental.org/Join to learn more ways to Experience the Community. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities.

 

Dental Team Member $135 $95 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for hygienists, assistants, EFDA, office managers, technicians, etc. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities. Use discount code TEAM when signing up a team of four or more.

 

Dental Student – Receive $50 for attending, sponsored by Practice Protection!
This registration type is appropriate for dental students. Must be present to receive $50 cash from Practice Protection. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities.

 

Spouse $55 $40 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for a married person of any registration type. Includes free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities, excludes CE sessions.

 

Guest, Adult $55 $40 if registered before April 26, 2024
This registration type is appropriate for any guest over 18 who doesn’t want access to the unlimited CE offerings. Includes free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities, excludes CE sessions.

 

Guest, Youth – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any persons 18 or younger. Includes free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities, excludes CE sessions.

 

Component Staff – $0
This registration type is appropriate for the Component Executive Director and their staff. Includes free special events and all Marketplace Exhibit activities, excludes CE sessions.

 

Marketplace Exhibit Booth Registration
Marketplace registration is open on either this website or by visiting www.INDental.org/Exhibitors. To be placed on our marketing list for next year, contact Meetings@INDental.org.

 

REFUND POLICY: Changes to registrations or ticket purchases may be made by Thursday, April 25, 2024, with no penalty. Starting Friday, April 26, 2024, or on-site during the Midwest Dental Assembly, you may transfer the full purchase price towards another registrant. No refund will be given after Thursday, April 25, 2024.

 

CE & SPEAKER SCHEDULE

We are excited to host a full range of topics and diverse topics for the 2024 Midwest Dental Assembly. Your all-inclusive registration fee covers all CE lectures, additional fees may apply to the workshops.

All events will take place at the French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick, IN unless noted otherwise. Subject to change.

 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024

 

7:30-8:30 a.m. Leslie Flowers: Mind-Body Tools for Relaxation, Resilience and Focus (1 CEU, code TH1)
8:30-10:30 a.m. Laci Phillips: Can’t We All Just Get Along? The Art of Communication (2 CEUs, code TH2)
8:30-10 a.m. Jay Williamson & Kay Maddox: First Aid Renewal (3 CEUs, code TH3)
9-10:30 a.m. Dr. Tom Paumier: Antibiotic Stewardship and Appropriate Antibiotic Use for Odontogenic Infections (1.5 CEUs, code TH4)
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Florie Mancilla: Laser FUNdamentals! Lighting Up Your Hygiene Protocols ($) (6 CEUs, code TH5)
9:30-11 a.m. Dr. Charles Nakar: Disorders of Coagulation for Dental Providers (1.5 CEUs, code TH6)
10-11 a.m. Leslie Flowers: Breaking Up With Your Phone and Other Tech Addiction Hacks (1 CEU, code TH7)
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Jay Williamson and Kay Maddox: Basic Life Support Recertification (4 CEUs, code TH8)
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dr. Pam Linders: Special Needs Dentistry (1.5 CEUs, TH9)
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jackie Lamb: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT): Oral Manifestations (1.5 CEUs, code TH10)
1-2:30 p.m. Laci Phillips: Your Patients Expectations: Ditch the Rose-Colored Glasses (1.5 CEUs, code TH11)
1-3 p.m. Jay Williamson: Basic Life Support Recertification (4 CEUs, code TH12)
1:30-2:30 p.m. Leslie Flowers: Nutritional Psychiatry (1 CEU, code TH13)
1:30-3 p.m. Dr. Tom Paumier: How to Make Restoration of Dental Implants Affordable and Simple (1.5 CEUs, code TH14)
1:30-3:30 p.m. Jay Dziwlik: Indiana Ethics, Jurisprudence and Professional Responsibility (2 CEUs, code TH15)
2-3 p.m. Kay Maddox: OSHA and Infection Control (1 CEU, code TH16)

 

 

 

FRIDAY, May 17, 2024

 

7:30-9 a.m. Dr. Mark Hyman: The Ultimate New Patient Experience (1.5 CEUs, code FR1)
7:30-9 a.m. Dr. Angela Ritchie: The How, Why and What-to-do of Oral White Lesions (1.5 CEUs, code FR2)
7:30-9 a.m. Dr. Tom Paumier: The Oral Health Systemic Health Connection: What’s the Evidence
(1.5 CEUs, code FR3)
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dr. Alex Fleury: Real World Endo Presents Safety and Simplicity in Root Canal
Instrumentation and Obturation lecture and workshop ($) (9 CEUs, code FR4)
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dr. Gigi Meinecke: BOTOX Certification Workshop ($) (9 CEUs, code FR5)
8-9 a.m. Leslie Flowers: Breathing Practices to Reduce Anxiety and Enhance Focus
(1 CEU, code FR6)
10-11 a.m. Jay Dziwlik: HIPAA Update for the Dental Professional (1 CEU, code FR7)
10-11:30 a.m. Dr. Mark Hyman: Cases That Haunt Us (1.5 CEUs, code FR8)
10 a.m.-Noon Dr. Nate Heffelfinger: Modernizing Dentistry – Embracing Digital Technology
(2 CEUs, code FR10)
10:30-11:30 a.m. Leslie Flowers: Mindful Eating (1 CEU, code FR11)
1:30-3 p.m. Dr. Mark Hyman: A Day in the Life of a Top Gun Dental Team (1.5 CEUs, code FR12)
1:30-3:30 p.m. Dr. Kevin Terrell: Opioid Abuse and Addiction Prevention for Dentists
(2 CEUs, code FR13)
1:30-4:30 p.m. Wilhemina Leeuw: Nitrous Oxide Didactic Training ($) (6 CEUs, code FR14)
1:45-2:45 p.m. Leslie Flowers: Reversing Inflammation and Its Role in Chronic Disease
(1 CEU, code FR15)

 

 

 

 

HOTEL OPTIONS

The 2024 Midwest Dental Assembly will be hosted at the French Lick Resort on May 16-18, 2024 moving to a Thursday, Friday, Saturday morning conference schedule. Meeting attendees will be able to choose from two hotel options at the French Lick Resort -French Lick Springs Hotel (Host Hotel) and West Baden Springs Hotel. Most events and activities will be hosted at the French Lick Springs Hotel, but free shuttle service is available for those that wish to stay at the French Lick Resort’s secondary property, West Baden Springs Hotel.

 

Our deeply discounted room block is valid through April 19, 2024 and you’re encouraged to make reservations well in advance of this deadline as our room block will sell out. Click on the link below to complete your online reservation or call 844-241-6361 with event code 0524IDA. IMPORTANT NOTE: The hotel website defaults to May 14-20 and is showing that rooms are sold out. If you manually change those dates to May 16 and 17 (or the dates you wish to be in French Lick), the hotel website will show a wide range of available rooms.

 

New Online Reservation Link: CLICK HERE

Due to the Resort’s newly updated reservation system, upon clicking the above link, you will be prompted to enter Reservation Username: 0524IDA and Attendee Password: 0524IDA.

 

French Lick Springs Hotel (Host Hotel)
8670 West State Road 56
French Lick, IN 47432
Tuesday (5/14)/Wednesday (5/15)/Thursday (5/16) Rate: $149 for single/double accommodations
Friday (5/17)/Saturday (5/18) Rate: $199 for single/double accommodations

 

West Baden Springs Hotel
8538 West Baden Ave.
West Baden, IN 47469
Tuesday (5/14)/Wednesday (5/15)/Thursday (5/16) Rate: $199 for single/double accommodations
Friday/Saturday Rate: $269 for single/double accommodations

 

 

Connect with our Dental Community Supporters!

Show appreciation to our dedicated vendors by scheduling time in the Marketplace. Click here to view more information about the Marketplace. Our vendors provide your dental teams with the best services and products throughout the year, but special offers are available only during our show. ENVISION the possibilities of what the vendors can offer to enhance your everyday practice workflow. The Marketplace offers a combination of great show specials, free receptions, coffee and lunch within the hall, networking with colleagues and vendors, free ONE HOUR LIVE CE CREDIT and plenty of educational opportunities that will help IGNITE you and your dental team.

 

All events will take place at the French Lick Springs Hotel Event Center in Hoosier Ballrooms A-B. Timing subject to change.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024

 

3-6 p.m. Marketplace Exhibits, Member Center and Passport to Prizes Open
4-6 p.m. Marketplace Happy Hour
6:30–9 p.m. Welcome Reception in French Lick Gardens featuring live music by Toy Factory, FREE

 

FRIDAY, May 17, 2024

 

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Marketplace Exhibits, Member Center and Passport to Prizes Open
9 a.m.–10 a.m. Starbucks Coffee Hour & Exhibitor Networking, FREE
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Luncheon & Exhibitor Networking, FREE

 

 

 

Thank you to our 2024 MDA Dedicated Marketplace vendors!

Absolute OSHA Consulting

Anthem

BestCard

Core Scientific

General Refining Corp

IDA Insurance Services

Independent Dental Solutions

Indiana Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center

MedPro Group

Midtown Technology Group

MW Banks Consulting

Noble Metal Refining

Ultradent Products

United Healthcare

 

 

Questions? Contact Us

Email: Meetings@INDental.org Phone: 800-562-5646

2023 Midwest Dental Assembly Snapshot

The IDA hosted 1,192 total attendees at the 2023 Midwest Dental Assembly in Indianapolis. Below are some fun facts:

Dentists: 447
Dental Team Members: 248
Students: 48
Guests: 291
Marketplace Vendors: 58 Booths total with 158 representatives

 

29 CE Sessions for a total of 73.5 Live CE Hours
790 CE Seats Filled on Friday, May 20, 2022
791 CE Seats Filled on Saturday, May 21, 2022
1,691 Special Event Participants

 

65 awards given to individuals and organizations–Click here to view our awards slideshow

 

On behalf of the Midwest Dental Assembly Planning Committee, thank you for your participation and support of the Midwest Dental Assembly!

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