Course Three

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Course # 3
8:30AM - 4:30PM
Tuition: $260.00

Friday, April 12, 2019

Course Title: "Modern Diagnostics for Today's Dental Practice"

Course Description:

The practice of dentistry has changed so dramatically over the last decade; the salient question becomes: what’s your plan? The business of dentistry is the new “norm” and gone are the days of hanging a shingle and seeing patients fill your days. Customized business analytics and their inherent add on values are essential to a dentist filling new roles of COO, CEO and CFO while working with his or her team toward success. Understanding the impact of enhanced communication systems and modern-day marketing are crucial in the business of dentistry today. Whether you are in a solo or group practice, this course will delve into the fundamentals of a successful dental business.

Highlights for the full day program include:

● How analytics lead to understanding key performance numbers: KPI’s include: Hygiene reappointment %; new patient treatment plant acceptance %; overall treatment plan acceptance; growth as it relates to attrition and how to reactivate patients

● Systems are necessary to keep patients from falling between the cracks, are you really tracking yours? A simple software program can help, i.e., Facebook, Google, Yelp

● The “wheel” and why it’s the essence of the hygiene hour and the core of your “why”

● The morning “huddle”: Of course it’s important; but this course will make it so much more!

● How a preventative in your office program can minimize dependence on PPO’s

● The latest in caries diagnostics and why this is the future

● CBCT technology is becoming the ‘Standard of Care” in many specialties and why it will have important implications beyond implants

● How advanced diagnostics lead to new protocols in oral health care

● “Oxygenation” via customized trays are a must for treating your refractory patients
● Upcoming in 2019: the latest technologies in intra oral imaging along with the latest technology that offers customized in office remineralization treatments, bleaching, desensitization and more!

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer on dental industry issues. He incorporates current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” Dr. Graham emphasizes the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry.   Dr. Graham is the founder of Catapult Education, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques.

Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois Dental Association. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry.

He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park.

SPEAKER SPONSOR: Catapult Education

Please note: this course is held in conjunction with the Third District. For proper credit, please register with your district.