Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Join me at the ADA in San Antonio Texas

Join me at the ADA. I will be lecturing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Chartless Practice – Because Paper Is Not Free

Thursday 10/9
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Convention Center, Level 2 — Room: 206
Course Code: 5330   •  CE Hours: 2.5
No Fee

Learn strategies for converting from paper to chartless and why chartless and paperless are not the same thing. See the benefits of digital records, and learn easy ways to switch from film to digital along your conversion path. This course offers a step-by-step guide to get the process started.
After this course, you will be able to:
  1. Reduce paper, from the initial patient encounter to record sending
  2. Apply the scan-and-shred method for digitizing charts
  3. Establish proper backup procedures to ensure the integrity of charts

What to Use, When to Use It and Why

Thursday 10/9
3–5:30 p.m.
Convention Center, Level 2 — Room: 203
Course Code: 5145   •  CE Hours: 2.5
By 9/5: $50 Dentist/ $50 Student/ $35 Team
After 9/5: $65 Dentist/ $65 Student/ $50 Team

More options are available now to treat and directly restore a tooth than ever before. Learn why the one-size-fits-all approach to direct restorative dentistry may not be the best and how choosing the correct restorative materials for the patient’s condition may lead to better outcomes.
After this course, you will be able to:
  1. Apply minimally invasive dentistry techniques for maximum intervention
  2. Know why the bonding agent, base and restorative material should be selected based on the patient’s needs
  3. Understand bulk filling vs. layering techniques 

A High-Tech Practice on a Low-Tech Budget

Friday 10/10
10–11 a.m.
Convention Center, Pride Institute Technology Expo, Hall A/B — Room: Booth 4139
Course Code: 6610   •  CE Hours: 1.0
No Fee

This course will present a roadmap for acquiring and implementing technology into a practice without requiring large capital outlays. All products discussed are less than $10,000—with many under $1,000. Learn how high tech can pay for itself through better office efficiency and communications.
After this course, you will be able to:
  1. Change patient perceptions of your office—from low-tech to high-tech
  2. Implement high-tech equipment that can reduce your stress and improve patient care
  3. Maximize your office’s Internet connection


Protecting Your Office Data

Saturday 10/11
1–2 p.m.
Convention Center, Pride Institute Technology Expo, Hall A/B — Room: Booth 4139
Course Code: 7612   •  CE Hours: 1.0
No Fee

This course will discuss data loss and security in your dental practice, why you need to be vigilant, and recommendations for protecting your office data. Security starts with understanding the risks.
After this course, you will be able to:
  1. Understand the various ways data can be lost
  2. Employ backup routines and ensure that you have a working backup contingency
  3. Appreciate why redundant systems and HIPAA concerns are important

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