Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD)

Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD)
SCAD Larsen-Chu Award

SCAD 2019 annual conference

The Executive Board of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) cordially welcomes you to our 11th Annual Conference. 

11th SCAD Annual Conference
at the Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel, Newport Beach, CA, USA
on Sep 13-14, 2019.

This meeting features high-quality, evidence-based information on color-related issues in dentistry presented by many of the leaders in this field (up to 16 CE hours), including:

Wael Att • Stephen J. Chu & Adam J. Mieleszko • Federico Ferraris (Italy) • German Gallucci • Nobu Kitahara (Japan) • Dubravka Knezovic Zlataric (Croatia) • Edward A. McLaren & Diego Michel • Giacomo Fabbri (Italy) • Alessandro Pozzi (Italy) • Neimar Sartori • John Sorensen • Michael Tsao (Taiwan) • Jon Yoshimura & Naoki Hayashi • Stephanie Zeller 

Our poster session will be an additional valuable source of evidence-based information. We will announce the 2019 recipients of SCAD VITA Poster Presentations, and the 2019 recipients of Larsen-Chu Award for Excellence in Dental Technology, at the meeting.

We cordially invite you to join us at SCAD 2019!

2019 CDT Competitions

New opportunities for laboratory technicians: funding, recognition & continuing education

SCAD is conducting one competition “Larsen-Chu Award” for excellence in dental technology in 2019.

The “Larsen-Chu Award” competition is open to junior dental technicians who have less than 10 years in practice. 

The CDT Award Committee, Chaired by Aki Yoshida, RDT, will review the submissions and send acceptance/rejection notice to all applicants. Authors of accepted submissions must attend the annual meeting, and display their work.

Submission deadline for international applicants: July 1, 2019
Submission deadline for domestic applicants (USA): August 15, 2019

2019 SCAD VITA Award for the Best Posters in Clinical and Research Category

It is our pleasure to inform you about new funding opportunity. SCAD has established the VITA Award for excellence in research related to color and appearance in esthetic dentistry.

Three categories of US/international applicants are eligible for the awards: pre-doctoral students, graduate students, and non-tenured junior faculty.

Each recipient will receive a $1,500 stipend at the annual meeting.
Submission deadline: Aug 15, 2019.

About SCAD

The Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) was founded in 2008 as a consortium of dental professionals and other experts interested in this area of aesthetic dentistry specifically related to scientific investigation and application of color and appearance in dentistry. The SCAD goals are as follows:

  • To serve as a uniting force in the profession by promoting and fostering greater awareness for color and appearance in dentistry;
  • To advance multidisciplinary collaboration and discovery among industrial and institutional researchers, clinicians, laboratory technicians and others with an interest in color and appearance in dentistry;
  • To create and implement educational and training programs on color and appearance for dental professionals and students;
  • To promote dental health for the general public through the advanced art and science of color and appearance in dentistry.

VITA is part of the founders and premium sponsor since day one.