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As an attendee this was an amazing experience to be part of the first conference! The speakers where all wonderful! I’m excited to come back next year!

What an amazing conference! As a speaker, it was an honor to be a part of this inaugural weekend solely focused on the dental assistants! the caliber of the attendees was outstanding and the information from all the speakers was relevant - I learned so much! I can't wait for next year!

What an amazing 2 days of learning for Assistants. Great networking. All the people who helped put this together are amazing and just want to help support Assistants!



Thursday, October 22nd

Apex Design Build, Welcome Reception and Badge Pick Up 

Friday, October 23rd AM

Badge Pick-Up, General Session, Vendor Mingle and Awards

Friday, October 23rd, PM

Lunch, Break Out Sessions, Expert Panel and Vendor Mingle 

Saturday, October 24th AM

General Session and Vendor Mingle 

Saturday, October 24th PM

Lunch, Break Out Sessions, Expert Panel and Wrap Up 

Conference Details  

Know More. Do More. Be More. 

Hotel: Double-Tree, Rosemont, IL

Great package that includes: parking, complimentary breakfast and nightly reception in the bar.  Also rooms more spacious and access to outlet shops.  There will be a free shuttle to and from O'Hare airport.

A dental assistant showcase will happen before  lunch Friday and Saturday, where your dental assistant peers can showcase their skills in teaching/speaking. 

Welcome reception and badge pick up hosted by

Apex Design Build. 

16 hours of CE provided over the course of 2 Days. 

Topics Include:

Career Skills,  Clear Aligners, Infection Control, Marketing, Clinical Skills, Photography, Radiology and more!

Special Keynote Speakers and a surprise  guest

and much more.  To be announced soon!


As always our mission for this conference is for every dental assistant to have a place and space to come once a year. That the cost is affordable with instant implementation education offered. To meet others just like them, to know more, do more and to be more in their dental assistant career.

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$249 Registration

Registration Includes:

All Educational Sessions-16 CE Hours, Welcome Reception & Vendor Mingle, Lunch both Friday/Saturday and much more. 

Breakfast and Managers Reception provided by hotel complimentary. 

Double-Tree, Rosemont, IL

(right around the corner from the last years hotel)

Block for registration will open 3/17/2020


About The Dental Assistant National Conference for Excellence

A two day educational journey for Dental Assistants. 

Come discover all the Dental Assisting Profession has to offer.


There are conferences for the front office, the hygienist and the dentist, but why not us? Now there is!  

2020  Know More. Do More. Be More. 

Join us on October 22-24, 2020 in Chicago, IL for 2 Days of networking and learning with others just like you. 

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