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2018 Abstracts and poster session


For its 10th annual meeting, the Society of Color and Appearance in Dentistry ( will have a limited time for poster presentations, and these poster presentations will be selected from submitted abstracts. At this time, emphasis for selection of presentations will be in clinical (case reports, interdisciplinary dentistry) and research (clinical, laboratory, educational, informatics) category, involving color and appearance in dentistry.

We urge you to submit an abstract for consideration for poster presentation at the 10th Annual Conference the Society of Color and Appearance in Dentistry to be held on October 18-20, 2018 at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel, CA.

Attach your Abstract Form to an email and submit it to

If you are applying for 2018 SCAD VITA Award, you also need to fill out and submit the respective application together with the Abstract form.

Download Abstract Submission Form

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018 (11:59 pm CST). Please be sure to use a valid, long-term E-mail address when submitting your abstract as this E-mail address will be used for all further communications from the SCAD.

Provisional Acceptance/Rejection Notification: September 18, 2018 (11:59 pm CST).

All presenters are required to pre-register by September 24, 2018 (11:59 pm CST). Failure to pre-register will result in your abstract being withdrawn from the meeting.

SCAD annual meeting October 18-20, 2018


The word limit for abstracts is 300 words. Presentation titles, names of authors and authors' affiliations are not included in the 300 word limit.

Each abstract must contain a brief statement of the objectives of the investigation, the methods used, the important results including data summaries and, where appropriate, statistics, the conclusion of the work.

To achieve a more consistent style, the words: "Objectives:", "Methods:", "Results:", and "Conclusion:", each immediately followed by a colon as shown, must appear in the abstract.

In addition, all drugs and materials studied must be identified. Also, external funding must be specified by listing the name of supporting company or agency and, if appropriate, the grant number in the body of the abstract.


Persons submitting an abstract for the General Session are doing so with the understanding that they must abide by the following policies

  • You may only present one abstract
  • You may appear as a co-author on an unlimited number of abstracts
  • Presenters do not have to be a member of the SCAD
  • You may not present previously published or presented work
  • The official language of the meeting and all communications will be in English

Registration Fees

All presenters are required to pay the appropriate registration fees. These rates will be posted shortly.