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Dentistry's Laser Meeting

April 4-6, 2019
Dallas, TX

ALD 2019 Registration Now Open!

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  • 10 Workshops utilizing many different lasers
  • Learn how dentistry connects to medicine - The Laser Systemic Connection
  • Laser Certification - independent of any single laser company
  • Over a quarter of century of light utilization in oral health care
  • Unlike other laser symposiums that are founded by a single laser manufacturer

Unlike other laser symposiums that were founded by a single laser manufacturer, the Academy of Laser Dentistry is providing unbiased CE-accredited hands-on training during ALD 2019 - the event known throughout the world as Dentistry’s Laser Meeting.

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Charles Whitney, MD

Keynote Speakers that Command Attention and Impart Knowledge

Charles Whitney, MD


Dr. Whitney is the nation’s leading physician advocate for bridging the oral-systemic gap via closer collaboration between physicians and dentists. He specializes in heart attack and stroke prevention and relies on his network of collaborating dentists to help him restore his patients’ health and prevent disease. He has also seen the beneficial effects of laser dentistry on his own patients.

Educational Formats: Lectures, Discussion Sessions, Hands-on Workshops

Up to 25 CEU’s possible


ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Academy of Laser Dentistry designates this activity for up to 25 continuing education credits.

Learn and Lead

Planned Educational Tracks

  • Innovation, Wellness and Medically Compromised Patients
  • Dental Laser Certification on many different laser wavelengths
  • Photobiomodulation (PBM)
  • Hygiene
  • Endo, Implantology, Periimplantitis
  • Implantology
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Oral Surgery and Soft Tissue Applications
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Perio, Prosthetics, Restorative Dentistry
  • Laser Safety Officer Certification
  • Laser Fundamentals
  • 30 Exhibitors
  • Vendor Spotlights

ALD 2018

ALD 2018

ALD 2018

James Carreiro, DMD "The ALD is the only premier laser meeting in the world that presents cutting-edge scientific information and material you can use Monday morning at the office."
- James Carreiro, DMD
Dr. Derek Golding "Congratulations to ALD for another awesome conference. The lectures and workshops were highly informative and stimulating. I always go back to work with renewed interest and vigour, ready to take on the challenges of day to day dentistry. Great presenters that really know their stuff, just the right balance of education and information. I enjoyed meeting the international dentists and had many stimulating conversations with the exhibitors as well. Thank you so much for supporting me in my endeavour to bring perfect oral health naturally to as many patients as possible. Isn't that what we are all doing in Laser dentistry?"
- Dr. Derek Golding, Barbados, Member since 2010, 4x Conference attendee

We understand that practical and applicable understanding is difficult to gain through simply reading the latest clinical research papers and trade publication articles. That’s why we provide immersive, interactive opportunities that enable you to:

  • Learn through lectures and question and answer sessions
  • Deepen your understanding with panel discussions
  • Improve your practical skills in hands-on workshops
  • Shop for and discover the latest in dental lasers and equipment
For International Attendees

The American Academy of Laser Dentistry invites the world of laser dentistry to Orlando to share your knowledge with your colleagues. Information for how to travel to the U.S. can be found here.

An incredible scope of learning

Maybe you’re looking to improve your understanding in an area you already practice in. Perhaps you want to grow in new areas. Either way, you’ll find your opportunity in the widest scope of dental laser learning anywhere in the world provided here, such as:

  • General Dentistry and every day applications
  • Implantology
  • Periodontology
  • Hygiene
  • Oral Surgery
  • Endodontics
  • Hard and Soft Tissue Applications
  • Prosthetics and Cosmetic Procedures
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Photobiomodulation Low Level Therapy
  • Practice Management and Marketing
  • And much more!

There’s so much more that you’ll have to look forward to that
we’ll be sharing in the coming weeks.

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The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) is a not-for-profit organization qualifying under Section 501c(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.  The Academy of Laser Dentistry is an international professional membership association of dental practitioners and supporting organizations dedicated to improving the health and well-being of patients through the proper use of laser technology.  The Academy is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge, research, and education and to the exchange of information relative to the art and science of the use of lasers in dentistry.  The Academy endorses the Curriculum Guidelines and Standards for Dental Laser Education.

Abstracts, presenter biographies, disclosure information, and product descriptions are published for educational purposes as submitted by the respective presenters and exhibitors.  They do not necessarily represent the views of the Academy of Laser Dentistry.  ALD is not responsible for the opinions expressed by the presenters, exhibitors, and advertisers.  Written permission must be obtained by the Academy to audiotape, videotape, duplicate, and/or distribute any portion of the conference program or proceedings.

Practitioners are advised to investigate and consider which medical devices and materials are cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for safety and efficacy and which are considered experimental, and which procedures are within the applicable scope of their license, competence, skills, and abilities, as established by their education, training, and experience.  Clinicians are advised to review the specific indications for use of their devices and to review their operator manuals for guidance on operating parameters before attempting similar techniques on their patients.

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