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KDA Summer Getaway - Chicago, IL

  • Thu, Jun 06, 2019 | 5:30 PM - Sat, Jun 08, 2019 | 11:30 PM
  • Location: AC Hotel by Marriott Chicago Downtown
  • Address: 630 N Rush St, Chicago, IL

2019 KDA Summer Getaway - Chicago

Plan to join your KDA colleagues in Chicago, IL on June 6-8, 2019! Bring your spouse, family, or dental office team members for fun and adventure, and earn up to eight hours of continuing education credit. 
As you might recall, our inaugural Getaway was held in Chicago in 2013. The 2019 Getaway will be a unique opportunity for members to return to Chicago, or experience the adventure for the very first time. 

A room block is now available at the AC Hotel by Marriott Chicago Downtown. Reservations can be made at 312-981-6600.

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Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 6

Optional Cubs Game at Wrigley Field | 1:20 - 4:30 PM | The Cubs are in town! Attendees can purchase tickets on their own to see the Chicago Cubs take on the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field. Visit to learn more.

Please email if you plan to attend, so we can look for you there!

Welcome Reception | 5:30 - 7:00 PM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Dinner On Your Own | 7:00 PM

Friday, June 7

Registration Open | 7:30 AM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Continental Breakfast | 7:30 - 8:30 AM | AC Hotel by Marriott

CE: ADA Issues and Tour | 8:00 - 10:00 AM | ADA Headquarters in Chicago

Are you taking full advantage of all the benefits your ADA membership has to offer? Learn about how the association is working to help you, your business, and your profession.

CE: Orthodontic Management of Patients with Missing Anterior Teeth | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Presented by Dr. Steve Hechler

After over 30 years of orthodontic practice in the Kansas City area, Dr. Steven Hechler will share his thoughts and clinical experience related to orthodontic treatment planning for missing anterior teeth. The team approach is so important to expedient orthodontic treatment ending in an excellent result. Group treatment planning with the audience will be accompanied by many finished cases. 

HighHeels & Handpieces: Chinatown Lunch & Walking Tour | 1:00 - 3:30 PM | Discover the delicious and multiregional cuisine of China without leaving Chicago on this tour of Chinatown. Expand your culinary horizons with some incredible unique dishes, while also learning about the fascinating culture of the Chinese people. Sponsored by HighHeels & Handpieces.

Taste of Chicago Walking Food Tour | 1:00 - 3:30 PM | Taste your way through Chicago’s most famous recipes on this relaxing and fun Chicago walking food tour. In an exciting two and a half hours, you’ll feast on Chicago culinary legends such as deep dish pizza, locally crafted beer, a Chicago-style hot dog, and the world’s premiere brownie!

Mystic Blue Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan | 6:00 - 8:30 PM |
Come aboard the Mystic Blue and watch the sun set against the Chicago skyline while you enjoy panoramic views of the city. Cruise in a casual atmosphere with dining, dancing, and unbeatable views.

Saturday, June 8

Registration Open | 7:30 AM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Continental Breakfast | 7:30 - 8:30 AM | AC Hotel by Marriott

CE: Denture Techniques, Problems, and Solutions | 8:00 - 10:00 AM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Presented by Dr. David Wexler

Dr. Wexler will provide the audience with a view from forty years in the trenches of prosthodontics. The presentation will discuss problems and solutions associated with topics such as diagnostics, impressions, vertical dimension/interocclusal measurements, wax try-ins, relines, adjustments, bite problems, and partials. 

Refreshment Break | 10:00 - 10:30 AM

CE: Hard and Soft Tissue Management for Dental Implants | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | AC Hotel by Marriott

Presented by Dr. Mike Barber

Description coming soon! 

Lunch On Your Own | 12:30 PM | Enjoy your afternoon!

The Second City Comedy Club | 8:00 PM | The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years. What began as a small comedy theater has grown to become today's leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. In 'Algorithm Nation or The Static Quo,' unseen forces have assessed the data to create the perfect comedy content for all humans.