IDA Annual Session

The 2015 Iowa Dental Association Annual Session will be held April 30 - May 2 at the Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Click here to view the 2015 IDA Annual Session Preview

UPDATE: Due to illness, Dr. Hal Crossley will be unable to speak at the Annual Session on May 1. Dr. Denis Lynch will speak instead on the same subject matter.
Click here
for a bio and course description for Dr. Denis Lynch.

2015 Annual Session Speaker Handouts

Thursday, April 30
Dr. James Kohner - How Crown Lengthening Will Enhance Your Restorative Results - Click here to view handout

Dr. James Kohner - Crown Lengthening Hands-on Course - No handout

Dr. Gregory Psaltis - Baby Steps: Infant and Preschool Dental Care for the General Dentist - Click here to view handout

Dr. Gregory Psaltis - Restore Your Confidence in Pediatric Restorative Dentistry - Click here to view handout

Dr. Mark Benavides - Click here to view handout on Office Security / Click here to view Photo Summary handout

Friday, May 1
Dr. Denis Lynch - Oral Medicine and Pathology in 2015: What's Hot and What's Not - Click here to view handout with six slides per page / Click here to view the same handout with three slides per page (allows space for taking notes)

Dr. Abdi Sameni - Minimally Invasive Adhesive and Esthetic Dentistry: A Review of Available Treatment Options & Materials (2 sessions) - Handouts below

Dr. Abdi Sameni - Minimally Invasive Adhesive and Esthetic Indirect Anterior Bonded Restorations (2 sessions)- Handouts below

Dr. Abdi Sameni Handouts - all handouts apply to both courses
Click here to view Reference List for Sameni
Click here to view kokich study
Click here to view 2007 ADT Caries Control Elderly Van Haywood
Click here to view Interdisciplinary Management of Anterior Dental Esthetics
Click here to view Bottom Line on Bleaching
Click here to view Smile Transformations with the Use of Direct Composite Restorations

BrownWinick Law Firm (AM Sessions)
Becki Brommel - Regulatory Issues Affecting Iowa Dentists - Click here to view handout
Brent Soderstrum - Are You Ready for your OSHA Checkup? - Click here to view handout
Catherine Cownie/Adam Freed - HIPAA for the Dental Practice - Click here to view handout

BrownWinick Law Firms (PM Sessions)
Drew Larson - Selling a Dental Practice - Click here to view handout
Robert Hodges - Estate Planning - Click here to view handout
Christopher Nuss - Uncle Sam "Needs" More Cash - Recent Tax Law Changes Affecting you and Your Business - Click here to view handout
Drew Larson - Your Facility:  A Practice's Smile to the World - Click here to view handout.

Saturday, May 2
Dr. Ali Nasseh - New Dimensions in Endodontics - Click here to view handout

Dr. Gy Yatros - You're Saving Teeth But Are You Saving Lives? Introduction to Dental Sleep Medicine - Click here to view handout.

Terri Deal - Infection Control Update - Handout not yet available.

Terri Deal - Radiography Renewal - Handout not yet available.


Exhibitor Information:

Click here to view letter of invitation from Exhibit Chairs.

Click here to view the 2015 Exhibitors' Prospectus.

Click here to download the 2015 Exhibitors' Contract.

Click here to view 2015 Sponsorship Opportunities.

Click here to view the 2015 Golf Outing Information.

Click here to view Iowa Event Center Policies and Procedures.

Exhibitors Only:
Click on the following link: https://www2.mmx2reservations.com/desmoines/gc/1977/12314 to make housing arrangements for the 2015 IDA annual meeting.

Important Date: April 12, 2015, is deadline for contract and payment to be submitted before having to pay the increased booth fee.


The 2014 Iowa Dental Association Annual Session was held May 1-3, 2014, at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville. Annual session photos have been posted below.

2014 IDA Annual Session photos