Special Features

Special Features

• ODA Booth

Located on Level 800 right outside the doors to the Exhibits Floor. Connect with representatives from the Canadian Dental Association, the ODA’s Board of Directors, members of the ODA’s Membership Services & Programs Advisory Committee and ODA staff. Share your questions, concerns and ideas, and learn more about your member benefits. While you’re there, pick up a free ODA 150th Anniversary pin!

Recharge and relax in our lounge area, take a break and chat with your colleagues and access your email on our computers. As always, the Job Board can be found in the booth connecting those looking to hire and those looking to be hired. Dental professionals are encouraged to post staffing notices on the Job Board.

• Meet the Author of the Definitive History of the ODA

Dr. James ShosenbergDr. James Shosenberg, former Editor of the ODA’s award-winning journal Ontario Dentist, has updated his narrative history of the ODA that was originally published to commemorate our 125th anniversary in 1992. The Rise of the ODA: 150 Years of Organized Dentistry is sure to be a cherished keepsake for members and historians alike.To celebrate our 150th anniversary, Dr. Shosenberg will sign limited copies of a special edition onsite at ASM150.

Pick up your complimentary signed copy at the ODA Booth (Level 800) on Thursday May 4, 2017, between 2 to 4 pm only!

Book sponsored by
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• ODA’s 150th Anniversary Bash

Date and Time: Thursday, May 4, 2017  |  6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall C, North Building
For more information please visit 150th Anniversary Bash page.

• Take a Walk Through Dental History

The ODA, in partnership with the Museum of Health Care at Kingston, Ont., is pleased to present a slice of dental history at ASM150. See the evolution of the dental office in a unique and fascinating exhibit on Level 700 and discover how far the profession has come. The exhibit will also showcase equipment and other materials used in bringing oral health care to Ontarians over the past 150 years.

• Cocktail Receptions

Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to socialize on the Exhibits Floor. Connect with old and new friends, network with exhibitors and speakers, and enjoy a variety of food and beverages. Sign up for these fun events and complimentary drink tickets will be included with your registration.

Cocktail Reception on Thursday, May 5, 2017 | 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Sponsored by: Henry Schein logo

Cocktail Reception on Friday, May 6, 2017 | 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Sponsored by: Kid Smiles logo

• CDA Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research

The ASM welcomes the CDA Dentsply Sirona Student Clinician Research Program. This program features presentations by student clinicians from all 10 Canadian dental schools. A closed judging session will be held on Thursday, May 4. ASM attendees will have the opportunity to view the posters/table clinics and speak to the student clinicians on Thursday afternoon and all day on Friday, May 5, on the Exhibit Floor.

The goal of the table clinics is to stimulate ideas, improve communication, and most of all, increase student involvement in the advancement of the dental profession. Please take a moment to stop by booth 140 and provide encouragement to these young researchers. For more information, refer to the ASM Final Program.

• Wellness Lounge

Drop by the Wellness Lounge and you’re sure to leave feeling relaxed, revived and rejuvenated. This area features a variety of elements that allow you to rotate through multiple sensory experiences. Participate in the guided meditation that will help you return to a calm state.

Spend some time at the Oxygen Bar and feel rejuvenated, or learn from the experts about the five stretches for the neck, shoulders, upper and lower back and carpal tunnel that will relax your body and make you feel revived. You can reserve your spot at the registration desk onsite located at booth 2212.

Sponsored by: Carestream logo

• Relaxation Zone

This is a great opportunity to take time out of your busy convention schedule to wind down with a complimentary 10-minute neck and shoulder massage. This is an extremely popular and busy exhibit so be sure to reserve your spot at booth 1943.

Sponsored by: Confirm by Email logo

• Facial Intelligence NEW!

Drop by the Facial Intelligence™ at booth 147 and learn about the science of reading faces, particularly features and markings to understand others on a more profound level. Each aspect of the face tells a story of a person’s innate personality traits, their habitual behaviour patterns and their current emotional state. Facial Intelligence ™ is a valuable tool that can help build rapport, connection and relationships between professionals, their staff and patients.

• Healthy Eating Zone NEW!

Visit booth 2229 and learn about healthy eating habits from the experts. Take this interactive learning experience away with you and enjoy cooking in the comfort of your own home.

Sponsored by: Miele logo

• The Northern Lights Rest Area NEW!

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Sponsored by: Ivoclair logo

• Charging Stations

Relax and recharge your mobile device or tablet at our charging stations located at booths 934 and 1534. Featuring four state-of-the-art charging units with secure lockers, you can relax knowing that your device is safely charging while you visit the Exhibits Floor!
Sponsored by: Accerta logo

• Exhibit Floor Scanning

To obtain credit for visiting the Exhibits Floor for the morning (Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and afternoon (Thursday, May 4, and Friday, May 5, 12:01 to 5:30 p.m.), dentists must scan in at the CE scanning stations located at the back of the Exhibits Floor, at the end of rows 100 and 1900.