The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter is a magnificent 38 story hotel featuring luxurious rooms and suites. It is near many area attractions including Sea World, Six Flags, Fiesta Texas and the San Antonio Zoo and is just steps away from the world famous San Antonio Riverwalk,, premier shopping, dining and entertainment. The Alamo, one of the nation's most storied and revered landmarks, is within easy walking distance as well!

Reserve your hotel room(s) Marriott online here: or call 800-648-4462. Request the discounted “Southwestern Society of Orthodontists” rate of $185 single/double, per night, plus tax. An additional charge of $20 per night applies for triple and $40 for quad rooms. Rooms in the discounted block will be released October 6 so act fast! Cancellations made within 48 hours of arrival will forfeit one night’s room and tax. Onsite parking is available at $27/day and valet parking is $37/day.

The San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter is located at 101 Bowie St, San Antonio, TX, 78205-3901.


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Annual Session Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 5

9:00 am - 5:00 pm SWSO Board Meeting & Lunch
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm *CDABO Certification Exam Prep Course
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Registration Open
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm *Welcome Reception

Friday, November 6

6:30 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:45 am *Opening Breakfast with speaker
9:00 am - Noon DOCTORS’ LECTURE “CBCT and Airway Development”
Dr. Juan-Carlos Quintero
9:00 am - Noon STAFF PROGRAM “Why Are Women So Strange and Men So Weird?”
Bruce Christopher
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Exhibits Open
11:30 am - 2:00 pm Free Lunch in Exhibit Hall
Noon - 1:00 pm *CDABO Luncheon
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Airway Friendly Orthodontics”
Dr. David E. Paquette
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm STAFF PROGRAM “Bambi vs Godzilla: Dealing with Difficult People”
Bruce Christopher
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm Reception in Exhibit Hall

Saturday, November 7

6:30 am - 3:30 pm Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:45 am *Business Breakfast
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Exhibits Open
9:00 am - Noon DOCTORS’ LECTURE “Management of OSA”
Dr. Jose Barrera
9:00 am - Noon STAFF PROGRAM “Integrating Technology into the Orthodontic Practice”
Dr. David E. Paquette
11:30 am - 3:00 pm Free Lunch in Exhibit Hall, prize drawings
Noon - 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall CE Lectures
Noon - 1:00 pm TAO Business Meeting
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm *Music Festival at HemisFair Park

Sunday, November 8

8:00 am - 9:00 am Devotional
8:30 am - 12:30 pm Registration Open
9:00 am - Noon JOINT DOCTOR/STAFF LECTURE “Sleep Disturbed Breathing”
Dr. Jeffrey S. Rouse