Special Events

Thursday Mix and Mingle

The Thursday Mixer will begin as the Exhibit Hall closes in the foyer of  the Exhibit Hall on Thursday 6:00 pm and is FREE to all attendees and exhibitors. Enjoy visiting with friends and colleagues, listening to the sounds of smooth jazz, refreshments and appetizers before heading out for the evening.

Table Clinics

Sponsored by The Dental Advisor

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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

If you would like to present a Scientific Table Clinic or help Judge, click here to download the registration form

Kamas Memorial Lecture

Friday | 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

This course is free for all UTSD students and faculty

“Safety and Simplicity in Root Canal Instrumentation – Myths, Metal and Motion”

Presented by Dr. Mario Abdennour

For more information see Friday clinicians under the Scientific Program tab

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!

GHDS Membership Booth and PAC Club

Support your DENPAC – information coming soon

The GHDS Membership booth will include:

  • Information on GHDS Membership, Society Activities and Events
  • Exhibit Hall Cash Drawings
  • 2022 Exhibitor Information

Technology Track

Let us take you into the future! Sign up to attend the four courses that make up the Technology Track and receive a 25% discount on the package. This track includes the following courses:


  • Evolution and Revolution: Tackling a New Dental World – Dr. Peter Auster
  • The Single Tooth Implant – Dr. Daniel Pompa


  • Basic Principles of Photobiomodulation in Oral Health – Dr. Juliana Barros / Dr. Shalizeh Patel
  • The Aesthetics of Occlusion: Back to the Future! – Dr. Robert Lowe

To register for the Technology Track – select Course Code TT01

New Dentist Track

For dentists who graduated from dental school in 2010 or later. Sign up to attend the four courses that make up the New Dentist Track and receive a significant savings! The track includes the following:


  • Preserving Profitable Private Practices – Ms. Monetta Reyes
  • Build or Buy? Your Pathway to Practice Ownership – Mr. Greg Pinkerton/Mr. Justin Klingshirn


  • The New and Improved User’s Guide to Bonding and Cementation – Dr. Chad Duplantis (ND01)OR
  • How to Be a Mommy Dentist in Business – Dr. Grace Yum (ND02)
  • New Dentist Panel and Reception – Various Presenters

To sign up for the New Dentist Track – Select Course Code ND01 or ND02