Navigation Links
Annual Dental Tradeshow Weathers Economic Storm
Date:3/11/2009

While attendance in general declined by 9 percent, a review of the attendance figures shows that the number of dentists attending decreased only by 7% and dental hygienists by 8%.

Below are the attendance numbers for select categories. 2008 figures are listed in parentheses for comparison.

  • Dentists 7,246 (7,772)
  • Dental hygienists 3,883 (4,216)
  • Dental assistants 3,161 (3,699)
  • Dental office personnel 2,248 (2,642)
  • Dental technicians 369 (464)
  • Dental students 675 (820)
  • Dental hygiene or dental assistant students 1,603 (1,398)
  • Dental trade 871 (1,262)
  • Exhibitor attendees 9,061 (9,991)

The category showing the steepest decline was dental trade, which includes dental product manufacturers and distributors. This 30% drop was not unexpected, however, as attendance among this group usually falls during years in which the biennial International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany, is held.

International attendance was 1,457. Although this represented a 26% drop from 2008, it was keeping with a decade-long trend in which international attendance waxes and wanes based on when the IDS is held.

The top five countries most represented at the meeting were:

  • Canada 411
  • United Kingdom 241
  • Mexico 143
  • Germany 66
  • Japan 60

In comparison, the top five states most represented at the meeting were:

  • Illinois 12,047
  • Wisconsin 1,987
  • Indiana 1,749
  • Michigan 1,691
  • Ohio 561

(The full geographic distribution is available at

SOURCE Chicago Dental Society
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. NuVasive to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
3. Cardiac Science to Present at the Eighth Annual Invest Northwest Conference
4. Spigit Enterprise Community Expert to Highlight Enterprise 2.0 Apps for Pharma Companies at Annual CBI eMarketing Forum
5. ISTA Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
6. Hospira to Present at Cowen and Companys 29th Annual Health Care Conference March 17
7. Caliper Life Sciences to Present at Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
8. Johnson & Johnson to Participate in the 29th Annual Cowen & Company Health Care Conference
9. Dr. Arun Sreekumar lectures on new candidate biomarker at Annual EAU Congress
10. BioMarin to Present at the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference
11. New Research Released at Annual Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting Provides Vital Insights into Adolescent Health Issues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2015)... York, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 What ... Jessica Parker, Tom Ford and Ted Turner have in common? ... of the 50 Most Powerful Americans 50+. In a 16-page ... Chief of more than 50 magazines and 25 websites, along ... on the power they wield through the unique lens of ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 Zane Benefits, a software ... its CEO Rick Lindquist has been selected as one ... According to Rick Lindquist, “There is a massive shift ... Benefits’ small business solutions are at its forefront. Our ... Employee Benefit Adviser’s Rising Stars.” , According to the ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... Let's face it; a lot of skin ... and complex routines for hundreds of dollars. Block ... gimmicks, as the sun is the leading cause of skin ... more than just daily sun protection; it is also about ... new Purifying Facial Cleanser and Revitalizing Night ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Quark Software ... a new knowledge management solution that enables large ... of policies and procedures. With Quark Procedure Management, ... content that is easy to save, search and ... to risk and compliance issues. Examples of policies ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology ... report results for the first quarter of 2015 on ... market. , The Company will host a conference ... release at 4:30 PM ET. Investors interested in ... at 1.877.407.0993 or use the direct dial-in number 1.201.689.8795. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:NiC 50: 2015 Ranking of the Most Powerful Americans 50+ 2Health News:NiC 50: 2015 Ranking of the Most Powerful Americans 50+ 3Health News:NiC 50: 2015 Ranking of the Most Powerful Americans 50+ 4Health News:Zane Benefits’ CEO Named Top 20 Rising Stars 2Health News:Block Island Organics Debunks Skin Care Myths with New Products 2Health News:Block Island Organics Debunks Skin Care Myths with New Products 3Health News:Quark Software Inc. Introduces Procedure Management Solution for Global 2000 2Health News:Quark Software Inc. Introduces Procedure Management Solution for Global 2000 3Health News:AxoGen, Inc. to Report First Quarter Financial Results on May 5, 2015 2
... Fla. October 24, 2011 Patients in the United ... able to benefit from a new treatment that is already ... The treatment, called collagen crosslinking, improved vision in almost 70 ... clinical trial in Milan, Italy. The treatment is in clinical ...
... Heavy alcohol consumption may be linked to a ... and increased consumption of black tea and fruit are ... three separate studies presented at CHEST 2011, the 77th ... (ACCP), heavy alcohol consumption was related to increased risk ...
... Lung Cancer Mortality Rates , (#1111771, Tuesday, October ... has one of the highest mortality rates in the ... on data from the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, ... Regional Medical Center in Flint, Michigan and the Mayo ...
... training on a take-home simulator do a better job once ... told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2011, co-hosted by the Heart ... Dr. Lam and a multidisciplinary surgical team developed a kit ... be taken home by trainees to practice a highly technical ...
... reconstruction with tissue from their own abdomen experience significant ... as three weeks after surgery. That is one of ... in Cancer , a peer-reviewed journal of the ... to breast cancer survivors who are contemplating these types ...
... -- While there are challenges, Halloween can still be fun ... enjoy Halloween and enjoy some of the sweets the holiday ... and senior scientist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham ... "We give parents and kids three options and let them ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Vitamin B-based treatment for corneal disease may offer some patients a permanent solution 2Health News:Heavy alcohol consumption linked to lung cancer 2Health News:CHEST 2011: Embargoed studies highlight new lung cancer and COPD research 2Health News:CHEST 2011: Embargoed studies highlight new lung cancer and COPD research 3Health News:Heart surgeons-in-training benefit from hands-on homework 2Health News:Advanced post-mastectomy breast reconstruction improves women's psychosocial and sexual well-being 2Health News:Healthy Halloween Advice for Children With Diabetes 2
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015  TissueGene, Inc. a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical ... the field of cell therapy, today announced the ... of Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Newman was most ... Clinical Operations at ZIOPHARM Oncology, a ... gene expression, control and cell technologies in the ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... and PARIS and BURLINGTON, N.C. , ... (NYSE: DGX ), the world,s leading provider ... National Institute of Health and Medical Research institution, ... they co-founded to provide scientists and laboratory organizations ... and BRCA2 genetic data. The program,s goal is ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", ... marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it ... ended Mar 31, 2015 after the U.S. market closes ... earnings conference call at 8:00 AM on May 12, ... 2015 Beijing/Hong Kong Time). Dial-in details ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:TissueGene, Inc. Hires Robert Newman as Chief Operating Officer 2Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 2Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 3Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 4Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 5Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 6Quest Diagnostics and Inserm Launch Multinational BRCA Gene Datashare Initiative, with LabCorp as First Participant, to Improve the Detection of Inherited Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancers 7Mindray to Report 2015 First Quarter Financial Results on May 11, 2015 2
... May 9 Osteoarthritis is a,painful and ... people in the United States. It is ... The novel investigational pain medication,tapentadol, a centrally ... with joint-disease pain, compared to those treated ...
... Biosciences, Inc.,(Nasdaq: RDEA ), a company focused ... for the treatment of HIV, cancer and,inflammatory diseases, ... been appointed Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations ... will resign from our board of,directors shortly thereafter. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Results of Phase 3 Study Show Tapentadol IR Relieves Acute Pain and Offers Favorable Gastrointestinal Tolerability Profile 2Results of Phase 3 Study Show Tapentadol IR Relieves Acute Pain and Offers Favorable Gastrointestinal Tolerability Profile 3Results of Phase 3 Study Show Tapentadol IR Relieves Acute Pain and Offers Favorable Gastrointestinal Tolerability Profile 4Results of Phase 3 Study Show Tapentadol IR Relieves Acute Pain and Offers Favorable Gastrointestinal Tolerability Profile 5Ardea Biosciences Appoints John W. Beck Chief Financial Officer, Announces Clinical Development Progress and Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Ardea Biosciences Appoints John W. Beck Chief Financial Officer, Announces Clinical Development Progress and Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Ardea Biosciences Appoints John W. Beck Chief Financial Officer, Announces Clinical Development Progress and Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Ardea Biosciences Appoints John W. Beck Chief Financial Officer, Announces Clinical Development Progress and Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Ardea Biosciences Appoints John W. Beck Chief Financial Officer, Announces Clinical Development Progress and Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: