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Dr. Dean Lodding, the head of Smile for Life Dental in Elgin, Illinois, is heading to the AACD Scientific Session in San Diego. The 35th annual conference will bring many of the nation’s top dental professionals to share insights on the future of cosmetic dentistry.

Elgin, IL – Dean Lodding, DDS, a dentist in Elgin and the director of Smile for Life Dental, will be attending the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s 35th Annual Scientific Session in San Diego. Dr. Lodding, a former president of the AACD and a member of the organization’s Board of Directors, will be joining dental professionals from across the U.S. for a four-day conference designed to facilitate knowledge about new treatments and techniques that can advance the field of cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Lodding says this ultimately makes the conference an event that is quite special: “The AACD annual meeting is where the best and brightest in the field of cosmetic dentistry meet each year to share and grow. It is a meeting of the finest people that you would ever hope to meet.”

Dr. Lodding has been affiliated with the AACD since 1986 and has spent much of his career devoted to the progress of cosmetic dental care. He says the annual gathering of dentists and other professionals involved in aesthetic dentistry is important for both practices and patients. Dr. Lodding notes that the many workshops, educational panels, and discussions held at the event each year enables cosmetic dentists to share research and introduce each other to new and exciting advances that can make treatment more effective, more comfortable, and more innovative.

The 2019 AACD Scientific Session will be held from April 24th – 27th at the San Diego Convention Center. Along with the many presentations and educational seminars featuring the latest advancements in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Lodding says he greatly looks forward to meeting with his colleagues from across the country and learning more about new developments for the future of dental care. “The AACD is the most progressive and life-enhancing group of dental professionals in the world! It is beyond exhilarating to join together with my many friends from around the world at this meeting.”

About Dean Lodding, DDS
Dr. Dean Lodding is the head of Smile for Life Dental, a practice located in Elgin, Illinois that offers comprehensive cosmetic, general, and restorative dentistry procedures. Options at the practice include advanced treatments such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, sleep apnea treatment, and many others. Over the course of nearly 40 years in private practice, Dr. Lodding has held numerous leadership positions with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and other prestigious organizations. In addition to his past presidency of the AACD, Dr. Lodding is a Founding Member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, and a National Chairperson for the Give Back a Smile program. He has also served on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a certified member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Dr. Lodding has been honored by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, and has been recognized as one of America’s Top Dentists. Dr. Lodding is available for interview upon request.

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