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DENTAL TRIBUNE | December 2011 Meeting Preview 11A AD The Ordre des dentistes du Qué- bec (ODQ) will hold its 42nd Annu- al Meeting, the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec (JDIQ), from May 25 to May 29 at the Palais des congrès in Montréal, Québec. Last year’s meeting attracted 12,314 participants from around the world, ranking it among the top 10 dental conferences in North America. The event features Canada’s larg- est exhibition floor and ample oppor- tunity for all dental professionals to earn C.E. credits. Members of the entire dental team are well represent- ed through their professional dental organizations, including hygienists, assistants, office personnel and dental technicians. For the first time, JDIQ and Den- tal Tribune International will host a Dental Tribune Study Club (DTSC) C.E. Symposia right in the center of the exhibit floor. On both days of the meeting, a leading panel of special- ists will offer ADA CERP-accredited C.E. lectures covering various dental specialties. Lectures will be offered in either English or French. Visit the exhibit floor to earn cred- its. There also will be a chance to win prizes. New ODQ president elected Barry Dolman, DMD, in private prac- tice in Montreal since 1975, has been elected ODQ president. He holds a doctor in dental medicine degree from the Université de Montréal and a Bachelor of Science from McGill University. He is a director of the ODQ, chairman of the Canadian Sec- tion of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an advisor to the Académie dentaire du Québec and an expert for the ODQ Fonds d’assurance-responsabilité professionnelle. Dorman is also a fellow of the Académie dentaire du Québec, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists, an hon- orary member of the Canadian Dental Association, a lifetime member of the Québec Dental Surgeons Association and past president of the Canadian Dental Association. Dolman took office Nov. 4 for a four-year term. He succeeds Dr. Diane Legault, who served as presi- dent of the ODQ from 2006 to 2011. ODQ’s mission The mission of the Ordre des den- tistes du Québec is to serve and sup- port the highest quality of oral care being provided to residents of Québec. Since 1974, it has worked with profes- sionals to ensure the quality of dental services, the high standards of prac- tice and ethics, and to promote oral health in the population of Québec. DT (Source: Ordre des dentistes du Québec) Québec event adds new C.E. symposia The JDIQ features Canada’s largest exhibition floor and ample opportunity for all dental professionals to earn continuing education credits. (Photo/Provided by ODQ) Partners with Dental Tribune Study Club