Implant Business Essentials Continuum 2021

While clinical expertise is critical to successful implant treatment, there are additional skills needed to establish a successful and growing implant practice. This continuum has been created by experts in implant practice development to provide the additional skills in team leadership, practice and financial management, and patient communication that can make implant dentistry the most profitable segment of your practice.

Save $600 when you sign up for the early bird package, which includes 11 online sessions and a two-day live, interactive workshop at the Glidewell campus. The in-person workshop will feature a tour of the Glidewell lab, hands-on workshops, and a yacht cruise of Newport Harbor.

PRICING

  • Early bird price before July 31, 2021: $1,895
  • Regular tuition price: $2,495

SESSIONS

  • 11 online interactive sessions
  • Two-day live, interactive workshop in Irvine, CA
  • 23 CE Credits


NOTE: Each webinar is scheduled to last one hour per CEU.

Oct. 1, 2021 — The Top 10 Principles of Leadership for Dentists (Roger Levin, DDS)

  • Presenter: Roger Levin, DDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Learn proven leadership skills from the Levin Group to inspire your team to continually move your practice toward greater accomplishment.

Objectives

  1. Understand the role of a leader in a dental practice.
  2. Identify a powerful and inspiring core purpose for the practice.
  3. Learn techniques to inspire and motivate the dental team.
  4. Implement the concept of continual improvement.

Oct. 8, 2021 — Practical Strategic Planning and Goal Setting (Roger Levin, DDS)

  • Presenter: Roger Levin, DDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Successful practices devote significant time and energy to goal setting and strategic planning. Learn how to create and strategize execution of a long-term vision.

Objectives

  1. Understand why the most successful practices have regular strategic planning.
  2. Learn the three key questions that define successful strategic planning.
  3. Develop a five-year vision and future direction for the practice.
  4. Learn how to identify specific strategies to achieve the five-year vision.

Oct. 15, 2021 — Managing Teams (Roger Levin, DDS, and David Hochberg, DDS)

  • Presenters: Roger Levin, DDS, and David Hochberg, DDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Learn the key management skills needed to successfully recruit, train, and compensate your team to keep them engaged and committed to your practice success.

Objectives

  1. Learn the interview techniques to attract “right-fit” team members.
  2. Build self-esteem and confidence for every team member.
  3. Learn why meetings are critical to team member success.
  4. Inspire motivation and enthusiasm in every team member.
  5. Learn how compensation drives performance.

Oct. 22, 2021 — Financial and Business Strategies (Brad McKeiver, CPA, MBA, and Trent Watrous, CPA, CFE, CVA, CEPA of Aprio)

  • Presenters: Brad McKeiver, CPA, MBA, and Trent Watrous, CPA, CFE, CVA, CEPA of Aprio
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Two representatives from the largest dental-focused CPA firm will present the essentials of financial management for your practice. From key metrics to tax strategies, understand how the right financial strategy leads to success.

Objectives

  1. Gain an understanding of your practice’s operating margins.
  2. Identify key dental benchmarks to track.
  3. Learn efficient practices of budgeting for growth.
  4. Develop tax strategies for your practice.

Oct. 29, 2021 — Investing in Your Practice (Brad McKeiver, CPA, MBA, and Trent Watrous, CPA, CFE, CVA, CEPA of Aprio)

  • Presenters: Brad McKeiver, CPA, MBA, and Trent Watrous, CPA, CFE, CVA, CEPA of Aprio
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Understand how to plan and make decisions regarding practice investments. In addition, learn key strategies for managing overhead without compromising quality.

Objectives

  1. Evaluate your practice’s decision-making abilities involving practice investments.
  2. Review practice growth strategies.
  3. Gain an understanding of cash flow planning and options for practice investments.
  4. Learn how to measure your ROI for practice investments.

Nov. 5, 2021 — Online Presence (Mark Romano)

  • Presenter: Mark Romano
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Learn online marketing strategies to effectively market your practice through web searches and social media. In addition, understand the role that each media outlet can play in promoting your implant practice.

Objectives

  1. Understand practice branding and how to set your practice apart.
  2. Review pay-per-click ads, search engine optimization and Google Ads.
  3. Apply marketing principles for effective online patient communication.
  4. Manage website structure and content for maximum patient appeal.

Nov. 12, 2021 — Patient Communication (Roger Levin, DDS, and Angela Pickett, RDH, M.S., VP of Consulting at Levin Group)

  • Presenters: Roger Levin, DDS, and Angela Pickett, RDH, M.S., VP of Consulting at Levin Group
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

It doesn’t matter how skilled you are if the patient doesn’t accept treatment. Learn the keys to having patients accept the big cases that will change their lives.

Objectives

  1. Master the 60-minute implant consult step by step.
  2. Understand why the new patient phone call is critical to case acceptance.
  3. Learn the role of the implant treatment coordinator.
  4. Understand fees and financial options.
  5. Learn how to get your patients to say “yes.”
  6. Discover the power of following up.

Nov. 19, 2021 — Treatment Protocols (Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS)

  • Presenter: Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 2 CEUs

Description

Learn how to develop treatment protocols that will result in successful treatment and happy patients. In addition, understand treatment sequencing options and how they impact your fees.

Objectives

  1. Understand procedural fees.
  2. Identify proper patient management.
  3. Learn treatment sequencing for all types of implant treatment.
  4. Understand the use of provisional restorations with respect to implant treatment.

Dec. 3, 2021 — Laboratory Communication (Taylor Manalili, DDS)

  • Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Restoring implant cases requires strong communication with a lab that is fluent in the process. Learn clinical protocols to work cooperatively with your dental lab for optimal restorative results.

Objectives

  1. Understand what information you must send to the laboratory for fabrication of an implant prosthesis.
  2. Review material options for single-unit, multiple-unit and full-arch prostheses.
  3. Learn how to blend clinical technique with laboratory protocols for esthetic and functional success.
  4. Recognize common clinical oversights and discuss protocols to avoid them in the future.

Dec. 10, 2021 — Standards of Care (Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D., and Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS)

  • Presenters: Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D., and Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 2 CEUs

Description

Learn the legal principles governing the standard of care, as well as how to handle complications and challenging patient management situations.

Objectives

  1. Understand the basics of standard of care.
  2. Learn general principles to avoid lawsuits.
  3. Recognize the most common issues that predispose implant dentists to litigation.
  4. Learn how to implement risk management principles into your practice.

Dec. 17, 2021 — Preventing Medical-Legal Complications (Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D., and Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS)

  • Presenters: Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D., and Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS
  • Format: Zoom webinar
  • Time: noon PST/3 p.m. EST
  • CE Units: 1 CEU

Description

Understand how to maintain documentation that will prevent legal complications and simplify insurance claims.

Objectives

  1. Recognize the importance of medical and dental histories.
  2. Understand all aspects of informed consent.
  3. Describe the basics of malpractice insurance.
  4. Learn what to do if involved in a malpractice suit.

Making Treatment Affordable: Planning Fees and Treatment Sequencing (Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS)

  • Presenter: Randolph Resnik, DMD, MDS
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

Learn how to modify and sequence your treatment plans to make implant treatment within reach for more patients. Participants are encouraged to bring patient records so that their cases can be discussed among the group.

Objectives

  1. Understand which procedures can be delayed without affecting the prognosis.
  2. Discuss alternate treatment plans that allow for situations where patient does not have adequate time and/or money for optimal treatment.

Preventing Medico-Legal Complications in Implant Dentistry (Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D.)

  • Presenter: Frank Deluca, DMD, J.D.
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

During this workshop, participants will look at real-life cases and discuss preventive measures for reducing medico-legal issues. Participants are encouraged to bring patient records so that their cases can be discussed among the group.

Objectives

  1. Understand the most common areas where medico-legal complications occur.
  2. Learn how and when to use consultants, attorneys, and colleagues to assist with difficult cases.
  3. Understand the keys to keeping adequate legal records.

Communicating with Your Laboratory (Taylor Manalili, DDS)

  • Presenter: Taylor Manalili, DDS
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

In this workshop, participants will interact with laboratory technicians in the largest implant lab in North America, in order to gain a better understanding of modern laboratory techniques, leading to improved communication with the labs that you rely upon.

Objectives

  1. Learn the digital workflow used in modern dental laboratories.
  2. Understand the options for dental materials and prosthetic designs, and determine when each is appropriate.
  3. Discuss common issues affecting prosthetic success.

Marketing Your Practice (Mark Romano)

  • Presenter: Mark Romano
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

This interactive workshop will provide the opportunity to gauge the effectiveness of participants’ current marketing efforts and plan any needed improvements. Participants will receive a customized analysis of their practice website and social marketing platforms.

Objectives

  1. Learn highly effective yet inexpensive marketing strategies you can implement immediately.
  2. Understand the key information that prospective patients are looking for to make an informed choice.
  3. Learn the key metrics to gauge your online marketing effectiveness.

Managing Your Financial Risk (Brad McKeiver, MBA, CPA)

  • Presenter: Brad McKeiver, MBA, CPA
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

In this financial workshop, participants will work with financial experts to understand their current situation, manage risk, and plan for future growth.

Objectives

  1. Understand key metrics for risk assessment.
  2. Manage risks to prevent employee embezzlement.

Dental Practice Case Studies (Roger Levin, DDS)

  • Presenter: Roger Levin, DDS
  • Format: In-Person workshop

Description

Work with real-life case studies to find solutions to common leadership and management challenges.

Objectives

  1. Understand how to perform a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis on your practice.
  2. Learn a methodology for solving management challenges.


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Glidewell Education Center 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.


Academy of General Dentistry Approved PACE Program Provider

Glidewell Education Center 
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit 
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 
3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024. 
Provider ID# 216789



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