The ADA is offering an early bird discount for early registration to the upcoming SmileCon 2022 event in Houston, Texas.

Registration for SmileCon 2022, Oct. 13–15 in Houston, Texas, opens June 1, and the American Dental Association is offering an early bird discount.

ADA member dentists, students, and dental teams can save $100 by registering for a Smile Pass by June 17.

SmileCon 2022 is the American Dental Association’s joint meeting with the 2022 Texas Dental Association Meeting and the 2023 Greater Houston Dental Society’s Star of the South Dental Meeting. It takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.

The ADA offers three tiers of passes for SmileCon, the Dental Central Pass, SmilePass, and Platinum SmilePass.

The Platinum SmilePass is the top package, offering full access to all parts of the event, including workshops and exclusive amenities like an express line for presentations, preferred seating, and a dedicated line for customer service.

SmilePass is the middle tier, and Dental Central Pass is the most basic package with more limited access to presentations and exhibits and no access to workshops. Full details are available online.

New York Times bestselling author Brené Brown, PhD, is the headline speaker for the opening session of SmileCon 2022.

Brown is a researcher, author of 6 NYT bestsellers, and podcaster. She has spent the past 2 decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy, and her TED Talk on the Power of Vulnerability is one of the top five most-viewed TED Talks with more than 50 million views.

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