Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD)

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

SCAD 2020 annual conference

The Executive Board of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) cordially welcomes you to our 12th Annual Conference. 

12th SCAD Annual Conference
at the Hyatt Newport Beach Hotel, Newport Beach, CA, USA
on Sep 25-26, 2020.

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:

Marcio Breda (Brazil) • Bach Lee • Sonia S. Leziy (Canada) • Michel Magne & Sam Alawie • José Gabriel Martínez (Spain) • Tal Morr • Nazariy Mykhaylyuk (Ukraine) • Masayuki Okawa (Japan) • Miguel A. Ortiz • Rade D. Paravina • Carlo Poggio (Italy) • Alessandro Pozzi (Italy) • Ariel J. Raigrodski • Hanae Saito • Daniel Thoma (Switzerland) • Marcos A. Vargas • Naoto Yuasa (Japan)

Our poster session will be an additional valuable source of evidence-based information. We will announce the 2020 recipients of SCAD VITA Poster Presentations, and the 2020 recipients of Larsen-Chu Award for Excellence in Dental Technology, at the meeting.

We cordially invite you to join us at SCAD 2020!

2020 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 2020.

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 10, 2020
Submission deadline for domestic applicants (USA): August 25, 2020

2020 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 25, 2020.

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.