Pediatric Dental Assistants Association

3rd Annual PDAA Conference

The 3rd Annual Pediatric Dental Assistants Association Conference is fast approaching!

Learn everything you need to know about the upcoming event, with our most up-to-date registration information provided below.

If you have any questions about the upcoming conference, schedule of events, or the PDAA association, feel free to contact us today! We look forward to hearing from you soon and seeing you in Atlanta for the 3rd annual conference!

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Rhea Haugseth, DMD
Behavior Guidance For All Ages: Patients and Parents

Shelly Von Short, RDH, MS, PHD
5 Tips for Sustainable Pediatric Dental Practice Success

Carmina Fernandez, RDA
Special Needs – Special Care

Learn more about this year’s speakers!


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Friday October 6, 2017

  • 8:00 – 8:30  AM      Rhea Haugseth – Welcome
  • 8:30 – 10:00 AM    Shelly Short – 5 Tips for Sustainable Pediatric   Dental Practice Success
  • 10:00 – 10:15 AM  Break
  • 10:15 – 12:00 PM Shelly Short (cont.)
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM    Lunch
  • 1:00 –  2:30 PM      Rhea Haugseth – Behavior Guidance for All Ages: Patients and Parents
  • 2:30 – 2:45 PM      Break
  • 2:45 – 5:00 PM       Rhea Haugseth – (cont.)
  • 5:00 – 7:00 PM      Dinner on your own
  • 7:00 – 9:00 PM      Workshop with Fun, Games, and Prizes

Saturday  October 7, 2017

  • 8:00 – 10:00 AM     Rhea Haugseth – Behavior Guidance for All Ages: Patients and Parents
  • 10:00 –10:15 AM   Break
  • 10:15 –12:00 PM    Rhea Haugseth – (cont.)
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM   Lunch
  • 1:00 –  2:15 PM     Carmina Fernandez – Special Needs: Special Care
  • 2:15 –  2:30 PM     Break
  • 2:30 –  3:45 PM     Carmina Fernandez – (cont.)
  • 3:45 –  4:00PM       Rhea Haugseth – Wrap Up, Door Prizes

Hotel Information

Renaissance Hotel
1 Hartsfield Center Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30354

Hotel Map and Directions

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Did You Miss Out?

Did you happen to miss out on last years PDAA event? Don’t feel left out! View the gallery and get up to speed for the 3rd annual event! Also, hear what last years attendee’s had to say about the  conference with video testimonials, here.

And if you’re ready to take your practice and staff to the next pinnacle of success, join the PDAA today.

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The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The Pediatric Dental Assistants Association designates this activity for 16 continuing education credits.