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23-Jan-2019

The Pankey Institute Celebrates Their 50th Anniversary As A Leader In Dental Continuing Education

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pankey's year-long celebration includes special events and regional meetings and culminates in the Pankey Annual Meeting on Sept. 12-14, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Florida. Dentists can register for the meeting by visiting: https://the50th.pankey.org/

50 Years Of Dental Continuing Education Excellence

The Pankey Institute was founded in honor of Dr. L.D. Pankey, a visionary who focused his practice and teaching on saving patient's teeth at a time when extraction was the common recommendation. His philosophy and commitment to education inspired dentists to greater career satisfaction and practice success.

"Dr. Pankey's philosophy has changed the lives of over 30,000 dentists since the Institute was founded," said Dr. Lee Ann Brady, Director of Education. "This celebration of his legacy is about every clinician we have educated and all that they have done to transform their practice of dentistry for the benefit of their patients."

Pankey's Impact On The Evolution Of Dentistry

Pankey-trained dentists and faculty have made a significant impact on the field of dentistry. This includes the invention of the "sit down" dental chair, high-volume evacuation system and development of high speed air-driven handpieces. They also participated in time and motion studies that improved dental ergonomics, efficiency and four-handed dentistry. Today Pankey dentists can be found in many significant places of leadership, education and research throughout dentistry.

To learn more about The Pankey Institute and their courses, visit their website at: http://www.pankey.org.

About The Pankey Institute

The Pankey Institute delivers the most advanced dental continuing education curriculum in the world. The courses at Pankey are known for being the most practical, effective and easy-to-implement programs of their kind. The non-profit institute is dedicated to helping dental professionals master advanced technical skills, practice management and nurture a positive philosophy towards life and practice. Over 30,000 dentists, dental laboratory technicians and specialists from 44 nations have attended its courses and have provided exceptional care to over 54 million patients worldwide.

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