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2015 Detroit Dental Review

Join your friends and peers at the 2014 Detroit Dental Review — a one-day meeting on Friday, Nov. 20. at Burton Manor in Livonia.

You'll find the 74th annual Review a meeting that meets the challenge of providing quality continuing education courses for all members of the dental team, at a convenient location and in a quick, one-day format. Courses offer quality CE for every member of the dental team —  dentists, hygienists, assistants and office/business staff. You can take your whole dental team and know that when you return to your office, you’ll be recharged, better-informed, and ready to take your practice to the next level.

Also, check out the more than 40 exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall, which is open all day! Be sure to pre-register by Oct. 30, 2015 to avoid additional fees. A continental breakfast and lunch are included with course registration! District Dental Society member dentists and staff may attend at discounted prices. General sponsorship for the Detroit Dental Review is generously provided by MDA Insurance.

Exhibitors

Download your 2015 Detroit Dental Review Exhibitor Prospectus below.

Schedule of Events

  • 7:30 – 9 a.m. — Registration/continental breakfast
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. — Exhibits
  • 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. — Classes begin
  • 4:30 - 5:45 p.m. — Wine & Cheese Reception in Exhibit Hall

Table Clinics

We will be having Table Clinic presentations. If you would like to present a Table Clinic, please contact the DDDS Central office at 313-337-4900 or centraloffice@detroitdentalsociety.com.

Detroit Dental Review Fee Schedule

Morning Courses

Recommended for: Dentists and Assistants

Posterior Composites:
A Rapid, Simplified Placement Technique

Speaker: Ron Jackson, DDS
When: 8:30 a.m. – noon (half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Posterior composite resin restorations have become mainstream. These restorations seal teeth, reinforce remaining tooth structure, allow conservative preparations and satisfy patient desires for natural appearance. However, dentists complain that Class II composite restorations are tedious, time consuming, somewhat complicated, and aren’t always predictable. In addition, dentists can sometimes be confused by the vast choice of adhesives in the marketplace, all claiming to be the best.

In this presentation, Dr. Jackson will show a greatly simplified and efficient procedure for placing these restorations based on new materials and technology. The predictable, standardized protocol will clearly show a significant reduction in both time and effort when placing these restorations. Topics covered include:

  • Matricing — achieving proper contacts every time.
  • Understanding adhesives and adhesion — an update.
  • Total adaptation, total fill — in seconds.

Learning objectives include:

  • To examine current matricing techniques that insure quality contacts.
  • To understand adhesion — making the right choice and doing it right.
  • To achieve time savings without compromise, using bulk fill composite technology.

Sponsored by Kerr

About the speaker ...Dr. Jackson practices in Middleburg, Virginia, emphasizing comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry.


Recommended for: Dentists and Hygienists

Incorporating Sleep Apnea Into Your Practice;
From Getting Started to Billing

Speaker: Mark Murphy, DDS
When: 8:30 a.m. – noon (half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Explore medical and dental treatments for sleep apnea, including marketing, physician communication, basic treatment philosophies, appliance choices, medical billing and the financial and emotional impact on your practice and team. It is estimated that 25 percent of the population is at risk for this life-threatening condition, and dentistry is at the frontlines.

Learning objectives include:

  • Understanding of the sleep related conditions and the role of the dental team.
  • Effective communication with physicians and their offices.
  • Marketing sleep appliance therapy to current patients and prospects.
  • Medical billing process and the financial and emotional impact on your practice.

About the speaker ...Dr. Murphy is the principal of Funktional Tracker and lead faculty for clinical education at Microdental. He also serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy and the Pankey Institute. He practices general dentistry on a limited basis in Rochester.


Recommended for: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants and Business Staff

The Top Seven Secrets to Make Your Practice Thrive

Speaker: Kirk Behrendt
When: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ((half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Some dentists and team members are working harder than ever for the same result. Bring your team to this inspirational lecture to see seven powerful secrets you and your team can use to create more opportunities to produce more dentistry and reduce the amount of open chairs in your office today.

  • Demystify the elements that make a successful practice and promote growth.
  • Steps to take to create more significant and POWER-full relationships with patients.
  • Learn the five ways to significantly reduce cancellations in your schedule.
  • See how great practices are keeping case acceptance high in this economy.
  • Re-engineer your workday and your thinking to get more out of Life!

About the speaker ...Kirk Behrendt is the CEO of ACT Dental Practice Coaching, a customized coaching company for dentists and their teams.


Afternoon Courses

Recommended for: Dentists and Assistants

Composite Artistry: Give Your Patients Something to Smile About

Speaker: Ron Jackson, DDS
When: 1 – 4:30 p.m. (half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

The greatest impact of cosmetic or esthetic dentistry is providing patients with beautiful smiles that enhance self-esteem. However, materials and techniques have undergone significant evolution and dentists are challenged to keep current. In addition, esthetic standards have been raised and quality outcomes redefined by today’s educated and demanding patient. Restoring anterior teeth with a single shade and single opacity is no longer acceptable.

This presentation will illustrate the versatility and value of using direct composite resin for treating anterior restorative needs and cosmetic desires. The logical, conservative, simple techniques shown will lead to predictable results that please patients and encourage referrals. This course will show that artistic ability is not necessary to create composite artistry. Topics to be covered include:

  • Rationale of additive dentistry vs. subtractive
  • Materials and systems
  • Opacity/translucency, form, color, characterizations, texture, contour
  • Techniques: The invisible Class IV, diastema closure, veneers, etc.

Sponsored by Ivoclar.

About the speaker ...Dr. Jackson practices in Middleburg, Va., emphasizing comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry.


Recommended for: Dentists and Hygienists

Pediatric Dentistry for the New Millenium . . .

Speaker: Jason Golnick, DDS, MS
When: 1 – 4:30 p.m. (half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

Review the basic principles of pediatric dentistry plus the newest and latest technological advances available to treat the needs of youngsters and special-need patients. Identify an esthetic alternative to stainless steel crowns that is biocompatible, durable, and cost-effective, review their advantages and drawbacks as well as what ideas the future holds. Evaluate the treatment of special-need patients and offer solutions and tactics to overcome their neurosensory challenges without relying on pharmacological agents.

About the speaker ...Dr. Golnick is a C.S. Mott Fellow in Pediatric Dentistry and has served as an adjunct clinical professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He is an active staff member of Oakwood Hospital and the Detroit Medical Center/Childrens Hospital, where he performs comprehensive dental treatment under general anesthesia. He practices in West Bloomfield and Taylor.


Recommended for: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants and Business Staff

The Four Keys to Master Treatment Acceptance as a Team

Speaker: Kirk Behrendt
When: 1:30 – 5 p.m. (half hour break included)
Fee: See fee schedule above.
CE Credits: 3
Online Registration: CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

The new economy has greatly reduced the “trust” and discretionary income that patients have. High performing dental teams understand that in order to continually grow they have to enhance their listening skills and photography techniques to reclaim that trust.  Come to this seminar to see the four ways great dental teams are adapting to the ever-changing world. Make these relationships “POWER-full” to keep treatment acceptance and production numbers up.

  • Energize your team with this four step process to truly sell more dentistry in this economy.
  • New and better bonding agents that actually work.
  • Learn how to remove the obstacles to help patients “pay in full” to eliminate your Accounts Receivable.
  • See the four most powerful questions to ask a patient, and how to use them.

About the speaker ...Kirk Behrendt is the CEO of ACT Dental Practice Coaching, a customized coaching company for dentists and their teams.


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