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Registration | SmileCon

Registration is Open

Registration is Open!

With our simple pricing it is easy to pick an option that fits your needs. All Presentations are included with your Smile Pass or Platinum Smile Pass! And if you are “all in,” choose the Platinum Smile Pass. Advance discounts end Sept. 30. Whichever pass you choose, we can’t wait to see you smile in Vegas! 


*Dental Central Pass will grant access to Experiences and Conversations that take place in Dental Central (formerly Exhibit Hall).

**Smile Snacks will be provided each day for Smile Pass and Platinum Smile Pass holders. Check back for more information.

***ADA membership is tripartite meaning dentists who become members join the national and their state and local dental societies. This promotion covers the ADA portion of membership dues. State and local dues are not included in Platinum Smile Pass and registrant will be invoiced for the remaining amount. Payment of dues at all three levels is required to maintain membership.

****VIP Perks included in the Platinum Smile Pass:
• Concierge phone line
• Dedicated VIP email assistance 
• SmileCon Swag
• Hotel Amenity (if booked through SmileCon Housing Block)
• and more that will be added over the summer!

Dental Central Pass
(formerly Exhibit Hall)
Smile Pass Platinum Smile Pass 
Virtual Pass
Registration Type
 Advance Standard Advance Standard Advance Standard Adv./Stand.
ADA Member Dentist
$249 $499
$699 $3,499 $3,999 $199
Nonmember Dentist
$249 $349 $699 $899 $3,749 $4,249 $249 
Dental Student
$25 $25 $299 $399 $1,999 $2,499 $25
Dental Team
 $149 $249 $449 $649 $2,999 $3,499 $119
Dental Team Student
 $149 $249 $429 $629 $2,849 $3,349 $119
Allied Health Professional
 $249 $349 $699 $899 $3,749 $4,249 $249
 $149 $249 $399 $599 n/a n/a $119
Dental Dealer
 $249 $349 $699 $899 n/a n/a $249
Child (18 years and under)
$25  $25 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


Registration Deadline Dates
ADA Members received Early Bird discounts through July 7 at 5 p.m. CT.
Advance registration rates apply July 8–Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. CT.
Standard registration rates apply Oct. 1–13

Early Bird Discounts
Early Bird discounts have ended and were offered until July 7 to ADA member dentists, dental students, dental team members, dental team students, and guests.

NEW! Pre-registration is not required for Presentations
Entry to Presentations is first-come, first-served; your badge will be scanned at the classroom door. To view complete course schedules and descriptions, visit the Course Planner. Pre-registration is required for Hands-On Activities (additional fees apply). 

Pre-SmileCon Education
Add in-depth learning to your Las Vegas experience with our Pre-SmileCon Education Oct. 9-10. You do not need to be a registered SmileCon attendee to attend these programs. 

SmileCon Virtual
If travel is not in the cards for you this year, there will be opportunities to Meet, Play, and Learn at SmileCon Virtual Oct. 11-13. Get details here.

Registration Policies

All badges will be picked up onsite in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Convention Center.  Attendees will be required to show compliance with the Health and Safety policies prior to picking up their badge. Attendee registration opens at 1pm on Sunday, October 10. Head over early to avoid lines on Monday!

Cancellation Policies
Cancellation Deadline September 30
Prior to the cancellation deadline courses can be cancelled & replaced through the registration system or by contacting MGE. No penalty to cancel prior to deadline.
After deadline, no refunds will be accepted or granted including absences due to illness, late arrivals, weather, parking, lack of ID, missed flights, non-compliance with posted Health and Safety policies or other reasons.

Registration Rules & Regulations
Name substitutions & course transfers are not permitted.
ADA members must show a current-year American Dental Association membership card as either an active, life, retired, honorary, associate, international, or provisional members.
All dentists (practicing or non-practicing) must be registered in a dentist category.
All registered in a Student category must show proper student identification.
Attendees that do not qualify for dental team or allied health categories may register as a Guest.
All attendees must show proper identification.

Press Registration
The American Dental Association welcome members of the working press to register for SmileCon™, the ADA’s reimagined annual meeting Oct. 11–13 in Las Vegas. To register for press credentials click here.


Register Today

From saving on your SmileCon registration to taking advantage of exclusive travel discounts, ADA membership gives you lots of reasons to smile. Join or renew your ADA membership today.

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