Special Events

Thursday Mix and Mingle Reception


The Thursday Mix and Mingle  will begin as the Exhibit Hall closes in the foyer of  the Exhibit Hall on Thursday Feb. 1st at 6:00 pm and is FREE to all attendees and exhibitors. Enjoy smooth jazz and refreshments before heading out for the evening.


Table Clinics

Sponsored by The Dental Advisor

Thursday, February 1
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stay informed of current research and new techniques by attending these informative demonstrations.



Kamas Memorial/Student and Faculty Lecture

“Treating TMD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea:
Presented by Dr. Stephen Poss
Friday, February 2, 2018

This course is free to all UTSD students and faculty.  Must be registered to attend the Star of the South.



New Dentist Lecture

Endorsed by the Greater Houston Dental Society’s New Dentist Committee

“What New Dentists Need to Know”

Presented by Dr. William Simon
Friday, February 2, 2018




Happy Hours

Enjoy complimentary beer or wine in the Exhibit Hall on Thursday and Friday from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. while shopping for supplies.   On Friday, pick up a ticket from the exhibitors that you visit and turn it into the GHDS Booth to be entered into a prize drawing.  The more you visit, the more chances you have to win!





PAC Club / GHDS Membership Booth

The PAC Club  will offer  a Wine “N” Dine Silent Auction. Visit the PAC Club booth for a chance to bid on custom wine baskets that could include wine, cheese, meats, chocolates, etc.  Don’t miss this chance to reward yourself while supporting DENPAC.

The GHDS Membership booth will include:

  • Information on GHDS Membership, Society Activities and Events
  • Exhibit Hall Cash Drawings and Prize Drawings
  • 2019 Exhibitor Information