Every year the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting continues the tradition of promoting professional excellence and fellowship in exciting locations around the United States. The internationally acclaimed conference provides excellence in education and development of dental implant technology and clinical/surgical practice.

The AO 30th annual Meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday, March 12, at Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, California, featuring two keynote speakers: Stanley F. Malamed, DDS and Bach Le, DDS, MD.

Stanley F. Malamed, D.D.S.Dr. Malamed speaks about The Clinical Advantages of Buffering Local Anesthetics. After completing his dental internship and residency, Dr. Malamed served for two years in the U.S. Army Dental Corps at Ft. Knox, Kentucky. Dr. Malamed is a Diplomate of the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, as well as a recipient of the Heidebrink Award [1996] from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and the Horace Wells Award from the International Federation of Dental Anesthesia Societies, 1997 (IFDAS). He has authored more than 140 scientific papers and 17 chapters in various medical and dental journals and textbooks in the areas of: physical evaluation, emergency medicine, local anesthesia, sedation and general anesthesia.

Dr. Bach Le presents about the Horizontal and Vertical Ridge Augmentation- Myths versus reality. Dr. Le completed his specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Oregon Health Sciences University. He has been a faculty member of the Clinical bach leAssociate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC since 2000.  Dr. Le has lectured internationally on bone regeneration and dental implant-related surgery and has taught on six continents around the world.  Dr. Le, who has published scientific texts and professional peer-review journals, was inducted as an Honorary Member of the American College of Prosthodontists in 2014 and is a recipient of the Charles E. English Award in Clinical Science for “the most significant article” published in the Journal of Implant Dentistry for 2008.

For more details about the annual meeting: http://www.osseo.org/events/meetings/2015/index.html