About Mid-Continent


General Information

Registration opens June 15

The Mid-Continent Dental Congress (MCDC) offers two days of CE courses and hands-on workshops presented by 30+ nationally recognized speakers. The convention has averaged a total attendance of 2,300 to 2,550 over the past four years, with an audience consisting of dentists, hygienists, assistants, office staff, dental technicians, dental students, and exhibitor representatives. The Midway Exhibit Hall is open both days and features 100+ exhibit booths.

Check out photos from the 2022 Mid-Continent

Continuing Education

The Greater St. Louis Dental Society is an ADA CERP recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.  Greater St. Louis Dental Society designates this activity for up to 12 continuing education credits.

The MCDC schedule is subject to change without notice. The MCDC is not responsible for any changes to the schedule.

MO CE Reporting Period:

Missouri Dental Board requires dentists to complete 50 CE credits (30 hours/hygienist) over two years from December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2024. Only 10 hours (5 hours/hygienist) may be related to practice management. Additional hours (25 hours/dentist or 15 hours/hygienist) may be carried into the next reporting period.

Parking Information/Convention Rates:

There are three available self-parking lots and valet parking off Market Street. To receive discounted event self-parking rates, you will need the pass that was included in your registration packet. If you need additional/replacement passes, please see the registration desk.

Parking and Staying at the Hotel:

Self-parking passes are unnecessary for attendees staying at St. Louis Union Station Hotel. Hotel guests receive discounted self-parking rate automatically, payable during checkout. For in/out privileges during hotel stays, guests will need to visit the hotel front desk for in/out passes.

MCDC Parking Rates:

  • $16 All Day Event Parking
  • $25 Overnight Self-Parking
  • $35 Overnight Valet

Dress Code

Dress code is business casual. Please note that temperatures in meeting rooms can vary so dress in layers. Feel free to be comfortable and wear comfortable shoes.

Conflict of Interest

The Greater St. Louis Dental Society, an ADA CERP recognized provider, is responsible for disclosing to participants any monetary or other special interest our instructors and course planners may have with any corporate organization, commercial entities or faculty positions. They are disclosed following the instructors’ bios.

Financial Disclosure: The Council on Scientific Sessions and GSLDS meeting staff and their families have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be emailed to gslds@prereg.net and received on or before October 5, 2023. All approved refunds are subject to a $25 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be considered for cancellations requested after October 6, 2023. All approved refunds will be returned in the original form of payment. If registration material and badges have been received, you must return all materials before an approved refund will be processed.