Conference 2023

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 SAID's 33rd Annual Conference Highlights
June 7-10, 2023, Creighton University School of Dentistry

The Society of American Indian Dentists gathered at the Creighton University School of Dentistry in Omaha, NE on June 7-10, 2023 for our 2023 conference.

We had an exciting few days including a full-day, pre-dental workshop.

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A welcome reception at the Creighton University School of Dentistry Alumni Gallery.

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Continuing Education

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Mindfulness Experience

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Community Service Project

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At our annual conference banquet, we honored graduating students, as well as student and professional award recipients.

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Native Chef, Anthony Warrior, prepared a buffet feast with traditional Native American inspired foods. 
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Keynote Speaker, Olympian Billy Mills (Oglala Lakota--Sioux) gave an inspiring talk.

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Our amazing sponsors and dental school fair attendees.conference sponsors


Questions? Conference coordinator: Vikki Driving Hawk