Conference Overview

OpenWide: Learning from Data in Dentistry is designed to


  • Introduce learning health systems to the practicing dentist
  • Promote the culture of safety in dentistry
  • Discuss topics of importance to new dentists


Event Highlights


  • Keynote by a nationally recognized speaker in Learning Health Systems
  • Short Talks highlighting best practices relating to dental quality and safety
  • Lively interactive discussions



OpenWide is an affiliated meeting of the American Dental Association's SmileCon Houston 2022.


Schedule | Wednesday, October 12, 2022



Conference Speakers


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Registration Fee: $95.00

More About OpenWide

The overarching goal of the scientific symposium is to introduce the concept of learning health systems to the practicing dental community, and to identify and discuss cutting edge research and strategies using data for improving quality and patient safety in the dental care setting.


A series of talks from thought leaders in dentistry will follow discussing:


  • Best practices in the measurement of quality and safety, and the technology infrastructure needed.
  • How to use design thinking to turn knowledge into strategies for improving dental quality and safety, and
  • How to implement and evaluate improvement strategies into dental practice.


Conference Sponsors





Credit Hours

Continuing Dental Education Lecture: 550 Practice Management and Human Relations - Lecture: Hour - 6

Hotel Accommodations

A promo code for select Medical Center hotels is available. Register to receive more details.

Conference Location

Contact Us

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

PACE Center
7500 Cambridge Street, Suite 6152
Houston, TX 77054
Ph: 713-486-4028

Fax: 713-486-4037