May 2019 Volume LIV Number 3


Social & Networking Events

March 2016 Volume LI Number 2


First Timers’ Reception

Thursday, May 26

5:30 – 6:30 pm 

Join other first-time attendees to make new acquaintances from your district or mingle with old friends. The AAPD board of trustees welcomes you to the AAPD 2016! 

Sponsored by NuSmile



5k Fun Run

Friday, May 27

6:30 – 7:30 am

(Ticketed Event)

A new location is being determined due to contruction areas near the convention center.

A portion of the funds are donated to Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children.


Career Opportunities Fair

Friday, May 27

3:30 – 5:30 pm

The Career Opportunities Fair is a great opportunity for a new pediatric dentist seeking their first practice position or the more experienced dentist who is looking for a change to network with hiring organizations.

For more information on exhibiting or to download the Career Fair form, visit or contact Meetings and Exhibits Associate Colleen Bingle at (312) 337-2169 or The cost for AAPD Members is $150; recruitment companies may exhibit at the price of $500.

Sponsored by Nusmile



New Pediatric Dentist Happy Hour: Howl at the Moon 

Friday, May 27

5:30 – 7:30 pm

 (Ticketed Event)

Located on the historic Riverwalk, Howl at the Moon is in the heart of nightlife in San Antonio! Part bar and part concert, the scene is sure to be alive. Howl at the Moon prides itself on their high-energy dueling pianos interactive music atmosphere. You will hear everything from current pop music to old school Rock N ’Roll. Come prepared, as they accept song recommendations! Bring back those songs that were popular hits during your time in Dental School.

Meet and connect with fellow new pediatric dentists while also having the option to dance and sing along to the lively music from the dueling pianos. 

This is not your average bar, don’t miss out on a fun time on the Riverwalk at Howl at the Moon. Transportation will be provided to the AAPD Welcome Reception. 

Sponsored by Treloar & Heisel and Medical Protective



AAPD Welcome Reception:
Texas Revolution in the River City, San Antonio Style! 

Friday, May 27

7 – 10 pm

Deep in the heart of AAPD 2016, it’s Fiesta time San Antonio style! We got all the fixin’s tonight. Come on down to a place where the experience of San Antonio flavors, sights and sounds flow; from Tex-Mex to, Native American heritage, to the German roots that run deep in local culture. In Tejano Town, Mariachis set a festive mood, while the best in local street food and gourmet versions of classic Mexican fare is paired with custom Margaritas and tequila tastings.

For a true Texan BBQ experience, look for the Hoe-Down Hall where line dancing meets the best slow smokin’ in the state! Follow the Oompah band to the Bratwurst Grill-Off, where the steins overflow with the spirit of Oktoberfest all year round. A club with a DJ spinning dance tunes all night is not to be missed.

AAPD kids and families will be a dancing at the county fair environment plus all the fun rides you would expect on a Memorial Day Weekend. 

Come! Let’s celebrate the spirit of the Alamo City—deep in the heart—all just minutes down the road at historic Sunset Station! It will be something to remember.

Sponsored by Sunstar Americas, Inc.



International Reception

Saturday, May 28

5:30 – 7:30 pm

This reception began in 2010 at the Annual Session and has continued to be a popular event for international members and attendees. Join members of the AAPD board of trustees, learn more about the AAPD and network with fellow international attendees before enjoying your evening in San Antonio.


Presidents’ Farewell Dinner

Sunday, May 29

6:30 – 10:30 pm

Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 

President’s Ball: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

 Alright, alright, alright! Mask up AAPD revelers, and come on down to the Delarosa Krewe Ball! Let’s turn up the volume on this year’s lavish affair, all with the same sophistication and elegance of past but infused by the irresistible spirit of our President, Rob Delarosa.  The Spirit of Bacchus at Mardi Gras takes over this grand May fête, with Carnival sights, tastes and sounds, while paying homage to the Greco-Roman roots of this grand feast day. Hosted at the magnificent riverside Tobin Center for Performing Arts, this venue in itself a dazzling architectural treasure transformed for a modern day world class performance center. 

Every ball needs its mask, and don’t forget to bring your best gown and dancing shoes … because tonight’s festivities includes New Orleans’s own amazing Bucktown Allstars, a multi-year winner of Gambit Reader’s Poll, "Best Band that Doesn’t Fit Any of these Categories" with raspy vocals, rollicking piano, and a corrupt horn section fueling the unorthodox mix of second line funk and Motown soul, the main ingredients that have entertained thousands of hip-shaking fans across Louisiana and the country for 23 years strong and going.

Reception is sponsored by Treloar & Heisel

Dinner is sponsored by MAM



New Course Just Added!
Office Safety and Toxicities

Friday, May 27, 2016

Paul Casamassimo, D.D.S., M.S. & Kara Morris, D.D.S., M.S.


This course will identify common office hazards and sources of toxicity with a focus on minimizing preventable harm during pediatric dental care. For more information, visit that AAPD Online Itinerary Planner at


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