Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission Deadline Extended: 7 August 2020

We are accepting abstracts for e-poster presentation

Instructions to All Applicants

Before you begin, please prepare the following information:

  • Abstract Topic – abstracts must be allocated to a specific Topic:
    • Behaviour Guidance
    • Cariology and Preventive Dentistry
    • Dental Anomalies
    • Dental Materials
    • Dental Trauma
    • Education in Paediatric Dentistry
    • Endodontics
    • Epidemiology
    • Growth and Development
    • Infant Oral Health
    • Oral Medicine and Pathology
    • Periodontal Disease in Children
    • Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics
    • Restorative Dentistry
    • Sedation
    • Special Needs Patients
    • Syndromes and Genetics
  • Presenting author’s contact details: email address, full postal address, phone number
    Author and co-authors’ details
    Affiliation details: department, institution / hospital, city, state (if relevant), country
  • Abstract title – limited to 25 words.
  • Abstract text – limited to 250 words
  • References are not obligatory, however the word count is affected by the inclusion of references
  • Tables, pictures and graphics are not allowed
  • All accepted abstracts will be included in the Virtual IAPD 2020 program and website
  • All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Scientific Review Committee
  • It is a prerequisite that the presenting author register for inclusion in the Scientific Program
  • Authors who submit an abstract but fail to register for the meeting by 25 August, 2020 will be removed from the program
  • See below examples of abstracts


Important Note:

A new submission option added:

Due to COVID-19 we understand that many academic institutions are not operating at full capacity and research may not have been completed on schedule. We are therefore adding the following option for abstract submission:

Scholarly Literature  Reviews

• Background
• Literature Review
• Conclusions

Research Abstracts Layout

• Background
• Methods
• Results
• Conclusions

Case Report Abstracts Layout

• Introduction
• Case Report
• Discussion
• Conclusion


Depending on the nature of the research, some abstract presenters may be required to obtain Ethical Clearance. Kindly note that you will be prompted to confirm that you received ethical clearance (if applicable) and to declare any conflict of interests in your presentation (if applicable) before completing the submission process.

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