Safe and Effective Sedation of the Pediatric Dental Patient

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Event Overview

Who Should Attend
Any dentist who sedates children in their office.

October 20-21, 2023

Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
633 N. Saint Clair Street Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-1234

Book Your Hotel Room
Only a small number of rooms remain available at the Hyatt Centric. Please use this link to book at the Hyatt Centric. If no rooms are available for your dates, unfortunately the hotel may be sold out.

Book your hotel room at the Hyatt Centric at the AAPD discounted rate.

An overflow block of rooms has been set up at the Hotel Saint Clair (162 E. Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611) located just across the street from the Hyatt Centric (1 minute walk). Please use this link and the following instructions to book your room at the group rate. 

Book your hotel room at the Hotel Saint Clair at the AAPD discounted rate 

  • Click on the link to be taken to the reservations page.
  • Select your number of guests
  • Click on the ‘Add Code’ drop down
  • Click on the ‘Discount Code’ drop down
  • Select ‘Group Attendee’
  • Enter the code following code in the blank box: 2310AAPDSA
  • Click ‘Add’
  • On the next page click ‘Select & Go to the next step’. You will be able to choose your exact dates on the next page.
  • Select your dates of stay and click on ‘Update Dates of Stay’
  • Click on ‘Book’ and then follow the prompts from here to complete your reservation.

Registration Fees




By Sept 20, 2023 


After Sept 20, 2023 


AAPD Member 






AAPD Student Member 






Nonmember Dentist






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Course Information
This course features recognized leaders in the field, both in dental anesthesia as well as pediatric dentistry. You’ll find didactic lectures, case studies, film clip sessions, and panel discussions with personalized attention. There will be dedicated forums to ask questions and talk about specific issues with course faculty, discuss techniques for effective communication with the patient and parent to address unusually challenging and complex situations.

Course Chair and Speaker
Stephen Wilson, D.M.D., M.A., Ph.D.

Course Vice-Chair and Speaker
Bobby Thikkurissy, D.D.S., M.S.

Cara Riley, D.M.D., M.S., D.A.D.B.A
Christine Quinn, D.D.S., M.S.
Scott Papineau, D.D.S, PharmD

This course is worth 18 CE credits.

This course is generously sponsored by Sedation Resource.


*Cancellation Policy: Full refunds for registration minus a $150 cancellation fee will be given only if written notice of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the course. For one-day courses, the cancellation fee will be $75 with the same rules applying. A 50 percent refund will be given if written notice is received up to two weeks prior to the course. No refunds will be given within one week prior to the course. No refunds will be given for no-shows.