By Tony Edwards, editor in chief

November 6, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - More than 13,000 dental professionals are expected to attend the ADA's 2015 annual meeting. With more than 500 exhibitors and scores of presentations, the first day of the annual meeting was busy.

View our slideshow below for some highlights of the day.

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On a typical opening day of a major conference, some vendors reported heavy traffic on the exhibit floor, such as Philips, Colgate, and Sikka Software.
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The ADA is marking 70 years of community water fluoridation with a vibrant series of posters as attendees enter the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. As this poster notes, research has shown that community water fluoridation brings a considerable savings on the investment in fluoridation.
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This second poster highlights 70 years of research into community water fluoridation safety.
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Carestream Dental demonstrated its CS 8100SC panoramic and cephalometric imaging system in its booth No. 2141.
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As reported earlier, Convergent Dental announced clearance by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to perform osseous tissue procedures. CEO Michael Cataldo stands next to the company's Solea laser. Cataldo told DrBicuspid.com that the osseous tissue clearance process only took about 90 days.
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Vijay Sikka, president and CEO of Sikka Software, stands next to a display in his company's booth. Offering a Benefit Plan Analyzer and other software, Sikka told DrBicuspid.com that traffic was very busy on Thursday.
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Andy Nieto, health IT strategist at DataMotion, stands next to a display in his company's booth. In business since 1999, DataMotion offers direct secure messaging and direct secure email. The company is providing direct secure messaging and the email encryption technology backbone for ADA 2015.
ADA 2015: Highlights from Washington, DC
On a typical opening day of a major conference, some vendors reported heavy traffic on the exhibit floor, such as Philips, Colgate, and Sikka Software.

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