Summer Education Conference

LDA Summer Education Conference
Wednesday-Saturday, July 27 - 30, 2016

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, FL
(Seminar located in the Linkside Conference Center on the bay side.)


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Thursday, July 28 - Dr. Dan Pompa, "Top 10 List for the Drug Emergency Kit"

Friday, July 29 - Dr. Dan Pompa, "To Pull or Not to Pull"

2015 Registration fees (2016 will be posted when available):

LDA member - $329
ADA member - $399
Non-member - $499
Hygienist - $149
Assoc. mbr. - $119
Other staff - $129
Dental student - $89
Ret. vol. lic. - $119
*Add LATE FEE of $50 per person after July 16


Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Destin, FL
Rates Valid for the 2016 Seminar!


Building Nightly Rate
Westwinds, One Bedroom* $339
Westwinds, Two Bedroom* $469
Westwinds, Three Bedroom* $589
Luau Studio $205
Luau, One Bedroom $235

*Westwinds includes daily "tidy."

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Both Westwinds and Luau are on the “beach side” of the resort. Westwinds is beach front. All rooms face the beach. Luau is not directly on the beach, but is very close and is set back a little from Westwinds. However, all LDA attendees staying in the Luau will have access to the private beach at the Westwinds.   

For reservations, call (800) 320-8115.


- A minimum stay of 3 nights is required on Beachfront or Luau accommodations.
- Rates are good three days prior to the conference and three days after the conference dates.

Check-in time begins at 4 p.m. Check-out time is 11 a.m. Late check-out charges: check-out after 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. - one, half-day room rate, and check-out after 4 p.m. - a full day room rate.

All room rates include complimentary resort transportation; two bicycles per unit for up to four hours of usage daily; fitness center usage; one hour per day of tennis court time (based on availability); one hour per day usage on either a canoe, kayak or boogie board.

All rooms will be charged a daily resort fee in the amount of 12% of the pre-tax amount of the daily room rate. The resort fee covers items, including but not limited to, self-parking, Wi-Fi in the Baytowne and Linkside Conference Center, and reservation processing services. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered in Westwinds. At Luau, there is a charge of $9.95 per day per computer. Resort charge is subject to taxes.)

All rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes and fees in effect at time of check-in (currently 12% for accommodations and 9.5% taxes and fees for all other services (fees for all other services is referencing the tax rate on purchases or services, such as beach chairs, drinks, t-shirts, etc.)

Reservations received after the reservation due date of Friday, June 24, 2016, for room nights in the room block will be accepted on a space-available basis at the applicable group room rate shown above.

Sandestin requires a one night's room deposit to be received within 10 days after a reservation is made, or it will be canceled. The required advance deposit for each reservation is refundable only if the reservation is canceled or arrival date is changed at least seven days prior to arrival date.

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