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LDA Offers C.E. with Character Over Mardi Gras Holiday at Walt Disney World® Resorts!

Sunday, February 23 - Tuesday, February 25, 2020 (Courses will be held each day from 7:30 to 11 a.m.)

Lake Buena Vista, Florida, at Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

Mark your calendars and pack your bags because the LDA’s heading to Walt Disney World® Resort! The winter C.E. destination meeting (held over Mardi Gras 2020) will offer C.E. So, start planning now for a tax write off trip to the Walt Disney World® Resort and earn up to 10.5 hours of C.E.

Register online

NOTE: This link will be directing you to the ADA website for your registration. Therefore, you will need to use your ADA username and password to access your information. If you do not have your ADA information, contact the ADA Member Service Center at 1.800.621.8099 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday) or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.


 Mail-in Registration Form

2020 Registration Fees - SAVE $50 by Registering Before the Late Fee Deadline
LDA Member $419 $469 $494
ADA Member $519 $569 $594
Non-Member $619 $669 $694
Hygienist $329 $379 $404
Assoc. mbr. $259 $309 $334
Other Dental Staff $279 $329 $354
Dental Student $249 $299 $324
Ret. Vol. Lic. $249 $299 $324

Early Fee Fee After
C.E. registrant FREE $32.95
Adult guest $34.95 $44.95
Child guest (10 or under) $19.95 $29.95

PRIVATE DESSERT RECEPTION Monday, Feb. 24: FANTASMIC in Disney's Hollywood Studios.

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A Tale Told on an Epic Scale
Featuring more than 50 live performers, massive sets, stunning effects, dazzling pyrotechnics and rousing music, this larger-than-life show is painted on a grand canvas of dancing water and light like nothing you’ve ever seen. Overflowing with silly and suspenseful surprises, it will leave your entire family smiling from ear-to-ear!

A Night When Dreams Come True
Fast asleep, Mickey Mouse dreams that he is a mighty sorcerer’s apprentice with the power to control water, color and magic. The Disney Villains—including Maleficent in the form of a towering, 40-foot-tall dragon—turn Mickey’s dream into a nightmare, but don’t underestimate the power of Mickey’s imagination! The fantastic fantasy includes Disney Characters from some of your favorite animated classics:
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Aladdin
  • The Lion King
  • Pocahontas
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Refunds and Cancellation Requests:
To receive a refund, all requests must be postmarked or sent no later than the day before each meeting begins. You may send your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to (225) 926-1886. Registration and course cancellation/refund requests must be in writing.

Cancellation Requests prior to Early Registration Deadline (1/21/20)
• Refund requests for registration will be granted a full refund, less a $15 processing fee. The request must be received on or before each meeting's early registration date.
• Exceptions will not apply.

Cancellation Requests between Early Registration Deadline and the day before your meeting begins (1/21/20-2/22/20)
• Refund requests for registration fees will be granted a 50% refund less a $15 processing fee. The request must be received no later than 4 p.m. on the day before your meeting begins.
• Exceptions will not apply.

No cancellation requests or refund requests will be accepted or granted after the scheduled start to any meeting. This includes cancellations due to illness, late arrivals, weather, parking difficulties or any other reasons.
No refunds offered for the private dessert reception after January 22, 2020. No exceptions. 

Thanks to Our Sponsors:
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Premier Events Partners

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Supporters: TBA


Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts (for 2020 Winter C.E.)
Group Reservations can be made here: https://book.passkey.com/go/LDAWCE2020
Run of House (single/double occupancy): $275 per night *Sleeps up to 5 guests plus an infant (2 yrs or younger)
Additional Person (18 years and older): $35 per person per night
The Reservation Cut-Off Date will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

Call the Group Reservations Line at (407) 939-4686 for availability from any of the resorts or to see if there have been cancellations to our block. The lines are open Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM est. - 6:00 PM est. and 8:30 AM est. – 5:00 PM est. on the weekends. Use the Group Name (LDA Winter C.E. 2020) or the Group Code (G0755661) and the Cast Members will be happy to assist you with booking your room reservations and explain all available room options.

Check-in time is after 3 p.m. Check-out time is before 11 a.m. Room rates are subject to applicable sales and resort taxes, currently 12.5%. Should an individual cancel a reservation, refund of the deposit will be in accordance with the hotel's general policy at that time (currently a refund is given if the reservation is canceled at least five days before arrival).

My Disney Experience & Online Check-In Service

There is a My Disney Experience tab on the Disneyworld.com website.  Once you register online, there are a multitude of tools available that will really enhance your trip.  You can also download the mobile app “My Disney Experience” to access your plans and park information on the go.  You may also use the My Disney Experience site to participate in the Online Check-In Service.   You may shorten your check in process by logging into https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/plan/ within 60 days of your arrival date. When you arrive at your hotel, you will simply need to show a photo Id at the designated online check-in area.


Walt Disney World® Theme Park Tickets

Special Disney Tickets and Savings for 2020 LDA Winter Lecture Series Attendees and Their Guests!

Call 407-939-4686.

Available only to attendees, their guests and family members, Disney’s “After 2pm,” “After 5pm,” and Multi-Day Meeting/Convention Tickets are designed to accommodate any agenda and are not available at the Theme Park ticket windows.

And by purchasing Multi-Day tickets in advance, you’ll save time and money while avoiding the lines at the Theme Park ticket windows! Plus, all full-day Multi-Day Meeting/Convention Tickets include a bonus visit to one of the following: Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course, Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course or Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course. Mixing business with pleasure has never been easier!

NEED HELP booking tickets, making reservations, or ANYTHING in between?

Contact: Bonnie Landry at Fairytale Journeys.

Bonnie Landry has been working with Fairytale Journeys since 2011. She specializes in all Disney destinations. If you buy your base tickets/park hoppers through her, she will plan your trip, free of charge. This includes Fastpass + reservations, dining reservations, and itinerary scheduling. 

More information can be found at ftjbybonnieandbrooke.com. You may contact her directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 504-494-0479.


Disney's Magical Express® Transportation

Disneys Magical Express Bus webIf you're arriving by air, Disney's legendary service starts the moment you touch down. There's no need to hassle with your luggage at baggage claim. Disney's Magical Express® Transportation is complimentary and exclusively available when you stay at a Disney Resort hotel. Disney will pick you up at Orlando International Airport and retrieve your checked luggage, then take you to your Disney Resort hotel. And when your meeting is over, they’ll do it all in reverse.

In order to utilize this service, a Disney's Magical Express® reservation is required and must be arranged prior to arrival at the airport. To book Disney's Magical Express® Transportation, call 407-827-6777 or visit the website for more details. It is suggested that you book 30 days prior to arrival and special luggage tags will be mailed to you.

C.E. Speakers, Courses, and Descriptions: Earn up to 10.5 hours total of C.E.!

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, 7:30 - 11 a.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jerry Cymerman

"Recent Advances in Endodontic Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Treatment"

jerrycymerman CopyRecent Advances in Endodontics will be reviewed including Endodontic diagnostic techniques and treatment planning. The evidenced-based use of cone beam computed tomography will be reviewed for use in treatment decision analysis and to select the best treatment options for the patient. Local anesthesia, proper endodontic access, use of apex locators, and restoring the endodontically treated tooth will also be discussed. The participant will learn the appropriate use of heat-treated and non-heat treated rotary files for efficient and conservative instrumentation of the root canal system. Obturation with warm gutta percha and bonded obturation with bioceramic sealers will be reviewed. This presentation is a must see for those practitioners committed to clinical efficiency without sacrificing quality care for their patients.

During this program:

  1. Attendees will be able to appreciate the scientific concepts for success by incorporating new steps during clinical care
  2. Attendees will understand the importance of proper endodontic diagnosis and treatment planning in determining the best care for their patients
  3. All attendees will understand that restorative dentistry and endodontics are not separate entities but are intimately related
Credit: 3.5 clinical hours, lecture.

Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, 7:30 - 11 a.m.

Speaker: Dr. Jerry Cymerman

"Advances in Endodontic Microsurgery and Treatment of Traumatic Dental Injuries"

We will review diagnosis and treatment options for unsuccessful endodontic therapy and treatment of traumatic dental injuries. Success rates of endodontic therapy, endodontic surgery, and implants will be discussed with complications of each option. The treatment of various dental traumatic injuries will be shown as well as research on treating the non-vital open apex tooth with regenerative endodontic therapy.

Treatment planning and decision making on when to retreat endodontic therapy, perform endodontic surgery or extract the tooth and place an implant will be discussed. The indications for cone beam computed tomography in endodontic therapy in adults and children will be reviewed with current research on radiation doses.

Modern microsurgical endodontic techniques and armamentarium and how they have improved the success rate of endodontic surgery will be demonstrated using ultrasonic and bioceramic materials.

The emphasis will be on performing the best possible treatment on your patients and retaining the natural dentition.

During this program:

  1. Attendees will be able to classify traumatic dental injuries and their appropriate treatment
  2. Attendees will understand the importance of the best treatment options for their patients
  3. Participants will gain a better understanding of the use of cone beam computed tomography in diagnosis and treatment planning
Credit: 3.5 clinical hours, lecture.

Dr. Cymerman received his DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1980. He did his general practice residency at the University of Miami School of Medicine /Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida and he completed his Endodontic residency at the Nassau County Medical Center in 1983. Dr. Cymerman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He has lectured extensively on various topics in endodontics. His areas of expertise include immunopathogenesis of periapical lesions, treatment of traumatic dental injuries, microsurgical root canal therapy and the use of cone beam computerized tomography in Endodontics.

Dr. Cymerman is an Affiliate Member of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

Dr. Cymerman has been in private Endodontic practice since 1983 in Stony Brook, New York. Dr. Cymerman is the Division Director of Endodontics and Program Director for the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics at the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. His research activities have included such varied topics as ultrasonics, immunology of periapical lesions, and pain management, all of which have been published in the Journal of Endodontics.

As a member of Real World Endo's Board of Advisors, Dr. Cymerman is certified to conduct lectures and seminars on Precision-Based Endodontics.

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, 7:30 - 11 a.m.

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Speaker: Dr. Samuel Low
"Innovative Periodontics: "How to" from Techniques to Products"

Course Description:

Want to utilize the Dental Hygienist’s time more productively? 
Looking for a quality resource for “what’s new”

in dental products, systems and technology? Periodontitis is a major reason for tooth loss and systemic complications. We create the user-friendly perio approach from patient acceptance scripting to chair side positive action. You will incorporate time tested and new technologies to find and manage periodontal disease. Take the frustration out of delivering periodontal care and gain success with patient case acceptance, tooth retention and financial reward. 

Course Objectives:
During this program the attendees will learn:
  • Empower the dental hygienist with expanded work descriptions beyond the “prophy.”
  • Develop “realistic” non-surgical therapies and the respective re-evaluation with emphasis on “new” anti-inflammatory systems including micro-ultrasounds and laser technology, and nutraceuticals such as probiotics and anti-oxidants.
  • Determine the efficacy of utilizing various laser wavelengths in sulcular decontamination, degranulation, new attachment, and bone regeneration.
  • Review successful parameters to determine tooth survival in short and long term prognosis.
  • Establish a quality periodontal maintenance program that enhances the restorative practice, including third party reimbursement.
  • Achieve greater positive interaction between dentists and the team through improved communication skills.

Credit: 3.5 clinical hours, lecture

As an associate faculty member of the L.D. Pankey Institute for 25 years and Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, College of Dentistry, Dr. Low’s many years’ experience training dental professionals is evident in his straightforward, informative, and entertaining teaching style.

Dr. Low’s presentations focus on creating positive interactions between dentists, periodontists, and dental hygienists through communication skills and continuous quality improvement to enhance esthetics, tooth retention, and implant placement.


Walt Disney World® Theme Parks & More

More excitement and fun are only moments away with a complimentary shuttle bus ride to the seven lands of the Magic Kingdom® Park, or all the sights and sounds of Epcot®. Expect the unexpected at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, or enjoy all the action and adventure of Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.

Take a world tour. Shop, dine and toast your success in 11 Epcot® World Showcase countries, with the laser and fireworks splendor of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. Get a taste of Hollywood and Disney magic. Dine in classic style at the Hollywood Brown Derby and behold a gallery of crafty villains taking on an Oscar®-winning mouse at the spectacular Fantasmic!

Explore the wild Savannah. Prepare for 110 acres of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park adventure on Kilimanjaro Safaris®, and see talented performers join prideland pals for Festival of the Lion King.

Pure fantasy reigns in the classic playground that captures all of your childhood dreams. Visit seven lands of pure joy where elephants fly, pirates pillage, and princesses are real and end the evening under Wishes, a nighttime story in the sky, at the Magic Kingdom® Park.

As to Disney properties/artwork: © Disney.

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