The reality is that only one person can change your practice (and your life) and that person is YOU. So join me at this year's event, and you'll discover how!
Excellence in Dentistry®
Reservations For Attendance
Excellence in Dentistry®
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
We recommend staying in accommodations nearest to the Baytowne Conference Center (Grand Sandestin or Village units) if you do not have personal transportation.
Early Bird Doctor Tuition or
Ft. Walton Beach (VPS) 30 miles from resort
Bryan Flanagan (Keynote Speaker)
"Communicating For Fun And Profit!"
Your ability to communicate determines your success. The success of your practice is determined by how well you communicate the value of your services.
At the conclusion of this presentation, each participant will be able to:
As a seasoned sales professional, Bryan Flanagan joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1984 and served as Director of Corporate Training for over 20 years. In 2005, he founded Flanagan Training Group. He designs and delivers training programs that improve team and individual productivity and growth.
These objectives are accomplished via a highly interactive program where the participants actually practice communicating the value of his or her practice! And, They’ll laugh as they learn how to do so easily and effectively!
Dr. Michael Kesner
"Double Your Revenue And Cut Your Stress In Half"
Dr. Kesner went from a burned out "barely getting by" dentist for 19 years, to a multi-million dollar practice in the top 1% in the nation. Dr. Kesner figured out the secrets to success in dentistry and how to cut his stress in half.
Here is some of the information he will share:
Doesn’t it make sense that the dentists in the top 1% are doing something different than 99% of the rest of the dentists? Wouldn’t you like to know what those secrets are? I will tell you this and more. You will be surprised to find out that it’s not what you think it would be. It’s not rocket science…it’s just different.
If you are willing to change the way you run your practice, then you can double your revenue and cut your stress in half this year.
Dr. Brady Frank
"I2 Modules Of EFFICIENT Implant Placement For The GP"
Featuring"1-drill implant procedure," "No-drill implants" AND the "5-minute implant, abutment and crown": These procedures will literally skyrocket your practice to a new level of productivity and satisfaction.
After completing this course the general practitioner will be able to:
This course is designed in a layering approach allowing the clinician to progress through the "12 modules of efficient implant placement and restoration" over a fast-paced 90-minute session.
Bonus information: "Implant Ecosystem": This explores the mandatory dynamics of the most successful GP practices (who coincidentally place implants) and the interrelation of these principles to building wealth. Dr. Frank covers topics ranging from highly effective marketing for the implant patient to case planning and case acceptance tips that helped one practice in attendance go from $0 to $235,000 a month within 18 months (startup).
The objective of this course is to provide a full spectrum of implant procedures that are the most simplified and predictable prosthetic restorative solutions performed by leading GP implantologists today.
Dr. Joe Steven, Jr.
With this struggling economy, more dentists are returning to offering denture services to their patients. Many dentists have never offered these before. Dentists have been frustrated with these procedures because they did not have proven, efficient techniques to simplify these cases.
In this short presentation, Dr. Steven will address the 3 different denture dilemmas that dentists are usually confronted with:
By the end of this presentation, attendees will know how to market, present and fabricate three different types of dentures.
Debra Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS
"Turning Your Dental Office Staff Into An Extreme — And Profitable — Team"
You may come into work feeling quite productive, digging heartily into your own pile of tasks. But guess what? You may only be brushing the tip of the productivity iceberg! And that translates to money left on the table. Unlock your office team’s collaborative potential by attending this course.
This "can’t-miss" course details:
Attendees will learn valuable tips to get your team on the same page all day long. In addition to providing patients with impeccable care, with this solid foundation you can start building your dental office’s image into one that patients will remember— and will want to return to.
Howie Horrocks & Mark Dilatush
"Promoting Dentistry In Today’s Economy: Aligning The Consumer With Your Practice"
The objective of this presentation is to share what truly works and what doesn’t work when promoting dentistry during a recession.
Attendees will learn how to align consumers with your practice via precise and predictable marketing.
Dr. Michael DiTolla
"The Modern Restorative Practice"
Dr. DiTolla’s approach to preps and impressions includes step-by-step instructions which were tested on the most average dentist he knows – himself! Many courses focus on large restorative cases to teach these principles, the types of cases most clinicians do once or twice a year. This presentation will focus on what dentists spend most of their time doing: one and two unit cases.
After completing this program, you will be able to:
The object of this course is to teach you how you decide which of the non-metal materials work best in various clinical situations.
Dr. Rod P. Strickland
"Facelift Dentures™ - The Untapped Profit Center"
Not every dentist offers services to the edentulous patient, and of those that do, very few report enjoying the process of making dentures. Dr. Strickland has developed denture techniques based on neuromuscular dental principles to create predictable, stable dentures that give years back to the patient’s appearance while functioning better than traditional prosthetics.
The audience will come away understanding:
The objective to this course is to learn to love making dentures and discover how they can be extremely profitable as well as giving you the personal satisfaction of pleased patients.
Dr. Uche Odiatu
"Keep Your Edge At Any Age: Inspire Yourself, The Team And Your Patients!"
Mick Jagger is 69, Paula Abdul is 51, Rod Stewart is 66, Halle Berry is 45 and Jillian Michaels (from The Biggest Loser) is 38. Why not have their energy levels and vitality? Hey, 25, 35 or 65! Do you want to kick off the covers and spring out of bed with incredible spirit? Do you want to be more energetic and ready for your busy clinical day confident you have lots to offer no matter what your age?
After this session we’ll have you bouncing out the door ready to take on the world:
Why not have boundless energy and vitality no matter what your age! There’s brand new science that will give you a blueprint for feeling youthful and vibrant. This morning session will have you bouncing out the door ready to take on the world each day.
Mary Rahall, MS, MBA
"The Winning Formula - How To Skyrocket Your Number Of Quality New Patients From Your Website and Internet Marketing!"
To stay competitive in today’s market, you need a great website and you need to know the "winning" formula". For the past 16 years, Mary Rahall has worked with hundreds of dentists worldwide helping them attract quality new patients from their website and Internet marketing.
During this course, you will learn:
Attendees will learn how to attract quality new patients by using the latest web design and BEST Internet marketing strategy.
"The Five Most Costly Mistakes Dentists Make With Their Money"
Are you frustrated with the conventional investing and retirement planning methods? Tired of spending enormous sums of money on interest payments you’ll never see again? This presentation will reveal the most costly financial mistakes dentists make… and how you can void them.
Pamela Yellen is a financial security expert and author of the New York Times best seller, Bank On Yourself: The Life-Changing Secret to Growing and Protecting Your Financial Future. Her presentation at our 2012 Spring Break Seminar was so well received we’ve invited her back.
In this course you’ll discover how to become your own source of financing and recapture the interest you now pay to banks and finance companies.
Dr. Woody Oakes & Sasha Burau
"The Most Amazing 42 Things You Will Ever Hear At A Dental Seminar"
Dr. Woody Oakes has been named one of the "Giants of Dentistry" and one of the "Top Clinicians in CE" by Dentistry Today magazine… but it was a long journey to the top. He is a living testimony that hard work and creative ideas pay off!
Sasha Burau is currently pursuing an MBA at the University of Michigan and has been with Excellence in Dentistry for a year and a half. She has also worked in her family’s dental practice for over 5 years. Sasha has worked with ABC’s Extreme Makeover Dentist, Dr. Bill Dorfman, Steve Anderson (Crown Council) and Ralph Laurie (the creator of Practice Works and Casey). She currently lectures with Dr. Woody Oakes and is a part of the 2012 – 2013 coaching program.
In this lecture doctors and team members will learn how to create an exact marketing strategy and why the timing of your marketing is a make or break factor.
"Advanced Dental Billing And Coding"
More insurance billing, better collections. Patients, who understand their insurance benefits, accept treatment. These are just some of the rewards your office can expect to reap by fully understanding dental billing and coding.
Ms. Taxin, CEO of Links2Success, knows the ins and outs, and secrets, of dental insurance and will help you learn how to navigate dental benefits so that your office produces and collects all it can.
**License to use ADA CDT codes has been granted to Christine Taxin. The use of the above statement enables the speaker and host association to hold a CDT course.
In this course you will learn:
The objective of this course is to gain increased knowledge on advanced dental billing and coding.
Dr. Chris Griffin
"The Dental Strategist Reveals The Practice Of Tomorrow And The 7 Steps To Remain Relevant In The Next 3 Years"
One of the few dentists brave enough to tackle lecturing and coaching dental assistants, Dr. Chris Griffin formed The Capacity Academy in 2008 to help dentists increase both their hourly production and overall clinical efficiency. He soon found that no dentist can truly flourish without the help of their trusted auxiliaries.
These are some of the things Dr. Griffin will discuss:
The objective of this course is to address and give tools and strategies to overcome the common roadblocks encountered by dentists when they try to increase their production. He will begin with his 3-step diagnosis technique and continue through all the systems required to deliver more production in the same amount of time.
Dr. Michael Abernathy
From "The Hunger Games" To "The Super General Dental Practice"
Dr. Abernathy received his Bachelor of Science from Austin College and graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry with honors. He has successfully owned and managed many businesses in the dental field. He has spoken in 40 states and several countries on clinical and practice management topics.
In this lecture, Dr. Abernathy will discuss:
In addition to the seminar, Dr. Abernathy will distribute a limited number of copies of his new book that spells out every detail, script, and system that makes multi-million dollar practices less stressful, more profitable, and thrive in any location or economy.
This course will show you what it takes to survive in dentistry today and how you can determine if your current practice strategy will provide the outcome you desire.
Wendy Briggs, RDH
"Somebody Moved The Cheese:
7 Proven Strategies That Will Help You Adapt And Grow Your Practice"
Highly successful practices have realized that doing dentistry today the same way it's always been done is not producing the desired results! Many providers are frustrated at shrinking profit margins, higher costs, working longer hours for the same production and the continual struggle keeping the schedule full. Wendy Briggs will share what many of the Top Practices are doing differently than the masses and why their results are better. Dentists, Hygienists and the entire dental team will enjoy this informative, yet practical formula for realizing higher productivity. The content is more powerful if everyone on the team attends.
In this lecture you will learn:
Wendy will teach you how to compete with corporate dentistry, profitably accept dental insurance and thrive in spite of crazy economic conditions.
Michael R. Dorociak D.D.S. M.A.G.D.
"Quenching Dentistry’s HOTTEST TOPICS"
A fast paced course designed for the general practitioner encompassing a variety of subject matter. Take home real world tips while focusing on the best materials, products and techniques in dentistry. Learn critical guidelines for LED curing lights, how to effectively evaluate all the medications our patients are taking and discuss favorite materials and techniques for fixed prosthodontics.
Consider if it is time to switch from PFM to all-ceramic crowns, review the best headlamps and determine if exodontia can be less traumatic and easier. This course is designed for those who operate in the trenches on a routine basis. Come and enjoy some of the hottest topics in dentistry in a practical, entertaining and highly useful format.
The objectives of this course include:
This course is designed for those who operate in the trenches on a routine basis. You will come away with an appreciation of what works and what is best for your practice. Come and enjoy the hottest subjects in dentistry. The objective is simple: Learn today and use tomorrow!
"Maximize Practice Revenue"
In today’s challenging economy, two important aspects of dental practice management need examination – fees and insurance collections. When is the last time your practice raised its fees? Are you confident that you are collecting the maximum amount from your patients’ insurance benefits?
This course will help you overcome misgivings you may have about raising fees and teach you how to determine where they should be set.
Course objectives and outcome:
The objective of this course is to learn how to set appropriate fees for your office and navigate your patients’ dental benefits to reach production goals.
"Dear Woody, I was just excited and wanted to let you know that we started your scheduling system today and we set a new record. We did over $31,000 in a seven-hour day. We are on target to produce $3 million during our first year of coaching. All of the programs and systems have been incredibly helpful. Please say 'thanks' to Excellence in Dentistry Team."
Rich Boatman, DMD