TDA Annual Session


May 18 - 20, 2017

Gatlinburg Convention Center

Gatlinburg, Tennessee


Online Preregistration Now Open - click here to begin

Preregistration Brochure - click here to view or download


Dave Weber Keynote Speaker and Clinician 
has a special message for everyone - click here to view


Hotel Information
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Map of Hotel Locations)


Exhibitor Brochure / Application

Sponsor Information


Thursday, May 18, 2017


TDA Council and Committee Meetings
Exhibits Open

Navigating the Turbulence of Case Presentation (am lecture/pm hands-on)
Hollie Bryant

Sponsored by Weave, Shofu, CareCredit and 

Integrative Dental Medicine: The Bruxism, Sleep Apnea, GERD, Inflammation Connection
Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson

Oral Systemics: The Now The Wod and How? Riding the New Wave
Stephanie Lodding
Sponsored by 

Smile 180 Foundation
Delta Dental of Tennessee


Exhibits Open
TDA Foundation Board Meeting
TDA Board of Trustees
UT College of Dentistry Reception in the Exhibit Hall 
sponsored by 

Disordered Breathing & Sleep Apnea Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson

Network Participation, Claims Filing, Upcoming Changes and Q & A Session
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

Provider Performance Report


Friday, May 19, 2017

TDA Opening Session and Breakfast
Sponsored by  

TN AGD Board Meeting
Exhibits Open

Some Days You're the Pigeon, Some Days the Statue!
Mr. Dave Weber

TMJ: DeMystifying Dentistry's Joint! Clarifying the Anatomy, Pathology
Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson

Benchmark Dentures
Dr. Scott Miller and Dr. Stephen Alouf

Open Forum with the Tennessee Board of Dentistry


FACD/FICD/Pierre Fauchard Joint Lunch
TDA Reference Committee

New Dentist Social
Sponsored by Nashville Dental, Inc.

TDA Reception
Sponsored by First District Dental Society 

TDA President's Party
Sponsored by Patterson Companies 


The X Factor: 12 Keys to Set Your Practice Apart
Mr. Dave Weber

Winning the War Against Inflammation
Ms. Pam Smith
Sponsored by 

Saturday, May 20, 2017 

TDA Component Society Officers' Breakfast
TDA Past President's Breakfast

Tennessee Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Tennessee Association of Endodontists
TDA House of Delegates
TDA Board of Trustees

Quick and Agile Money Rules to Survive Any Financial Storm
Dr. Doug Carlsen

Shhh...What We Do Not Want to Talk About
Mrs. Brenda Thaxton

The Diet Dilemma
Ms. Pam Smith
Sponsored by 

Women Dentists Luncheon
Seven Secrets to Women Living Well

Ms. Pam Smith
Sponsored by Rogers Dental Labaoratory



150th TDA Annual Session Sponsorship

If you are interested in becoming a 2017 sponsor, please
contact Sharon Melvin at with any questions.

A big thanks to our 2017 sponsors listed below!

Click on the company name to be directed to companies or individuals website.

Diamond Sponsor - $10,000 and up
The TDA Insurance Agency
Platinum Sponsor - $5,000 - $9,999

Gold Sponsor - $2,500 - $4,999

First District Dental Society

Silver Sponsor - $1,000 - $2,499

Dr. Rick and Jake Bateman
Dr. Allen Burleson
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee

Nashville Dental Inc.
Rogers Dental Laboratory (National Dentex Corp)
Shofu Dental Corporation

Bronze Sponsor - $500 - $999

3M Oral Care Solutions
Dr. Mike Lamb
Dr. Jeff McMillin
Dr. L. Sean Mullins
Dr. Craig Shepherd

Tennessee Academy of Pediatric Dentistry