Emerging Leaders in Dentistry Regional Conferences 2021

September 10-11: Grapeland, TX
September 17-18: Lexington, KY
October 9: Sierra Madre, CA (In-Person & Live Stream/Virtual Option)
October 29-30: Augusta, GA (In-Person & Live Stream/Virtual Option)

For the first time ever, CMDA will provide not one, but four, in-person dental student conferences. Chart your dental future with students of like mind. Come ready to be challenged and encouraged by the implications of faith in dentistry – and beyond.

  • September 10-11: Grapeland, TX – REGISTER NOW
  • September 17-18: Lexington, KY – REGISTER NOW
  • October 9: Sierra Madre, CA (In-Person & Live Stream/Virtual Option)
  • October 29-30: Augusta, GA (In-Person & Live Stream/Virtual Option)

More about this Event coming soon.

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

  • $35 per person which includes lodging and meals.

Lexington, KY: In-person only

  • $35 per person which includes meals except Sat. breakfast.

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

  • In-person $35 per person; Livestream $15 per person

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option

  • In-person $35 per person; Livestream $15 per person

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

  • Frontier Camp 131 Frontier Camp Rd, Grapeland, TX 75844 located between Houston and Dallas. Nearest airport is George Bush International Airport (IAH).

Lexington, KY: In-person only

  • Lexington City Church 410 Sporting Ct #3560 Lexington, KY 40503.  Nearest airport is Blue Grass Airport (LEX). Contact katie.musser@cmda.org if ride from the airport is needed.

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

  • The Lodge at Sierra Madre 33 E Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 91024 – a historic meeting and banquet hall built in 1927 and centrally located between the communities of Arcadia and Pasadena, just north of the 210 Freeway. Nearest airports are Burbank (BUR) and Los Angeles (LAX).

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option

  • The Depot 638 Greene Street Augusta, GA 30901. Nearest airport is Augusta, GA (AGS).

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

  • Camp style meals and cabin accommodations – MUST BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS and SHEETS FOR BUNK BEDS.
  • Travel reimbursements are available: $150 toward airfare (with confirmation of receipt) or $50 per car toward gas (if your dental school is located 100+ miles from venue). Reimbursements are mailed post-conference.

Lexington, KY: In-person only

  • Friday – dessert; Saturday – lunch, snacks and dinner.
  • Lodging is registrant’s responsibility unless interested in staying with a local host. Lodging near venue: Home 2 Suites Hilton, Comfort Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott, Hampton Inn and AirBnBs. OR contact musser@cmda.org for optional local host housing.
  • Travel reimbursements are available: $150 toward airfare (with confirmation of receipt) or $50 per car toward gas (if your dental school is located 100+ miles from venue). Reimbursements are mailed post-conference.

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

  • Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks provided.
  • Accommodations are the responsibility of the registrant. There are hotels within 1-2 miles of the venue. AirBnB’s are a possible option.
  • Travel reimbursements are available: $150 toward airfare (with confirmation of receipt) or $50 per car toward gas (if your dental school is located 100+ miles from venue). Reimbursements are mailed post-conference.

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option

  • Friday – snacks; Saturday – breakfast and lunch provided.
  • Accommodations are the responsibility of the registrant. We recommend Comfort Suites Riverwatch 2911 Riverwatch Dr. Augusta, GA 30907 and many other nearby hotels, ranging in price from $85 – $125 per night within 7 low-traffic miles of the venue OR contact beaudreau@cmda.org for optional local host housing.
  • Travel reimbursements are available: $150 toward airfare (with confirmation of receipt) or $50 per car toward gas (if your dental school is located 100+ miles from venue). Reimbursements are mailed post-conference.

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

  • Bill Griffin, DDS – Vice President for Dental Ministries, CMDA
  • Lee Bridgeman, DDS, MA – Southern Regional Dental Coordinator, CMDA
  • Stan Cobb, DDS, MA – Dallas area CMDA Field Staff

Lexington, KY: In-person only

  • Bill Griffin, DDS – Vice President for Dental Ministries, CMDA
  • Katie Musser, DMD – Midwest Regional Dental Coordinator, CMDA
  • Andre’ Mickel, DDS – CMDA Campus Advisor, Case Western

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

  • Bill Griffin, DDS – Vice President for Dental Ministries, CMDA
  • Malieka Johnson, DDS – Western Regional Dental Coordinator, CMDA

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option

  • Bill Griffin, DDS – Vice President for Dental Ministries, CMDA
  • Gary Beaudreau, DMD – Northeast Regional Dental Coordinator, CMDA
  • Emmanuel Ngoh, DMD (local endodontist)

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

Lexington, KY: In-person only

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option

Grapeland, TX : In-person only

Lexington, KY: In-person only

Sierra Madre, CA: In-person or Livestream option

Augusta, GA: In-person or Livestream option