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2024 Speakers


Dr. Alan Atlas Restorative Dentistry Philadelphia, PA

  • Private practice: esthetic and comprehensive restorative dentistry 
  • Clinical Professor, The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Department of Endodontics and Department of Preventive/Restorative Sciences
  • Director, Endodontic - Restorative Microscopy and Technology Clinic at The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Joshua Austin Restorative & Digital Dentistry, Mental Health San Antonio, TX

  • Private Practice
  • Editorial Director & Monthly Columnist for Dental Economics Magazine
  • Faculty, Molis Coaching & Align Technology

Mr. Raymond Berk Practice Ownership Atlanta, GA

  • Regional Sales Manager, Bank of America Practice Solutions in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity

Mr. Brandon Bosch Marketing Milton, Ontario

  • Google and Facebook certified marketing expert
  • CEO, Dr. Marketing
  • 15 years of dental marketing experience

Dr. Courtney Brady TMJ Wellesley, MA

  • Private Practice
  • Former Massachusetts AGD President
  • Lectured for a number of national prestigious organizations 

Dr. Lee Ann Brady Restorative/Implants Phoenix, AZ

  • Private practice
  • Director of Education, Pankey Institute
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Inside Dentistry and Dentaltown

Dr. Jeff Brucia Adhesive/Restorative San Francisco, CA

  • Private practice: esthetic and restorative dentistry 
  • Director and Chair, FACE Occlusion Study Club
  • Assistant Professor of Dental Practice, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Dr. Dan Butterman CAD/CAM Dentistry CENTENNIAL, CO

  • Resident Faculty CDOCS
  • Fellow ICOI
  • International Speaker

Dr. Ellie Campbell Integrative Medicine Cumming, GA

  • Private Practice
  • Featured speaker for: Institute for Functional Medicine; American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine; Age Management Medicine Group; Concierge Medicine Today; Under One Roof and more
  • Board of Directors American Academy for Oral & Systemic Health 2018-2023; Board of Directors International College of Integrative Medicine 2016-2022

Dr. James Cassidy Removable Prosthetics Macon, GA

  • Private Practice
  • Lecturer for major meetings across the US and Canada

Dr. Gordon Christensen Prosthodontics Provo, UT

  • Senior Consultant & Previous CEO, Clinicians Report Foundation (CR)
  • Founder and CEO, Gordon J Christensen Practical Clinical Courses (PCC)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Utah, School of Dentistry

Dr. David Clark Composites Tacoma, WA

  • Director Bioclear Learning Center International
  • Private Practice Tacoma WA
  • Develops curriculum for restorative dentistry for GPR programs and dental schools

Dr. Daniel Coleman Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Leominster, MA

  • 2019: American Academy of Periodontology Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics: Harvard University
  • 2016: Incisal Edge Magazine awarded the distinction of “Top 40 under 40” dentists in the nation
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Dr. John Cranham Esthetics/Occlusion Chesapeake, VA

  • Private Practice in Chesapeake Virginia
  • Partner Clinical Director of The Dawson Academy from 2007-2020
  • Clinical Director of Cranham Culp Digital Dental-helping dental teams transition to predictable, 100 percent digital workflows

Dr. Michael Crete Esthetic Treatment Planning Grand Rapids, MI

  • Lead Faculty Member in the Essentials Program at The Pankey Institute
  • 37+ years as a private practice dentist in a fee-for-service, relationship-based dental practice
  • Passionate about interpersonal and communication skills for effective dental office leadership

Dr. Harold Crossley Pharmacology Trappe, MD

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society

Dr. Todd Davis Occlusion Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: comprehensive restorative 
  • Visiting Faculty, Pankey Institute and Spear Education 

Dr. Gary Dougan Dental Insurance and Coding Cathedral City, CA

  • Expert in dental utilization management and quality improvement programs
  • Fellow, University of California San Francisco Health Professions Leadership Program

Dr. Chad Duplantis CBCT Forth Worth, TX

  • Private Practice
  • Editorial Board: Inside Dentistry, Compendium, Advisory Board: Dental Economics
  • Co-founder Dentists IN the Know

Dr. Bruce Edelstein Clinical Digital Photography Atlanta, GA

  • Private Practice - Periodontist
  • Local and national speaker on periodontics and regeneration for 20+ years
  • Avid fine art landscape photographer

Dr. Robert Edwab Oral Surgery Morganville, NJ

  • Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Member, Hinman Dental Society
  • Clinician at Hinman Dental Society for over 15 years

Dr. Erin Elliott Sleep Apnea Post Falls, ID

  • Private practice
  • Sleep Apnea Course Leader, 3D Dentists
  • Editorial Board, Dental Economics

Dr. Dennis Fasbinder CAD/CAM and Digital Dentistry Ann Arbor, MI

  • Clinical Professor; University of Michigan
  • Director; Computerized Dentistry Unit; University of Michigan
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Computerized Dentistry and Editorial Board member, Compendium Journal

Dr. Brooke Fukuoka Special Care Dentistry Jerome, ID

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry
  • Developed a Special Care Clinic for Adults with a Federally Qualified Health Center
  • Developed a Portable/Teledental/Assisted Oral Hygiene Program with Long Term Care Facilities

Dr. Mitchell Gardiner Dental Malpractice Shrewsbury, NJ

  • Private practice
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Fixed Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
  • Senior Attending Dentist, Riverview Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Mia Geisinger Periodontology Birmingham, AL

  • Board-Certified Periodontist
  • Editorial and Editorial Advisory Boards, International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Inside Dental Hygiene, and Clinical Advances in Periodontics
  • Professor, Scientist, Speaker focused on putting the "FUN" back in FUNdamental periodontology

Dr. Joshua Gindea Marketing Rye Brook, NY

  • Private practice for over 30 years
  • Executive Vice President, DoctorsInternet.com

Dr. Howard Glazer Restorative Dentistry & Materials Paramus, NJ

  • Fellow and Past President, Academy of General Dentistry 
  • Columnist, Dental Economics "I Have It... You Need It" 
  • Diplomate, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Ms. Renee' Graham Radiology & Ultrasonics Lake Park, GA

  • Hygienist, Educator and Trainer
  • International and National Speaker
  • Experience: 19 years private practice, 12 years academics and 17 + corporate

Dr. Manor Haas Endodontics Toronto, ON, OH

  • Private practice: endodontics
  • Fellow, Royal College of Dentists of Canada
  • Contributor, dental magazines and websites

Dr. Van Haywood Bleaching and Occlusion Martinez, GA

  • Private practice
  • Faculty, Dental College of Georgia
  • Previous Faculty, University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry  

Mr. Kevin Henry Empowerment of Dental Assistants Longmont, CO

  • Co-founder, IgniteDA
  • Certified DISC trainer
  • More than 20 years in dental journalism


Ms. Amanda Hill Infection Control, Innovations in Dentistry Norfolk, VA

  • Speaker, Writer, Industry Consultant, and Waterline Warrior
  • Recipient of OSAP's Emerging Infection Control Leader Award, 2022
  • Editorial Board, RDH magazine, Dentistry IQ, OSAP’s Infection Control In Practice

Ms. Lora Hooper Oral Systemic Health Parrish, FL

  • Collaborative Care Coordinator for the Prevent Clinic
  • VP & Clinical Director for Integrative Dental Medicine Scholar Society
  • Speaker for MDVIP Cardio Collaboration

Dr. Mark Hyman Practice Management, Cosmetic Dentistry, Practice Transition Greensboro, NC

  • Private practice for 32 years
  • Adjunct Full Professor, University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC
  • "Top Leader" in Dental Continuing Education by Dentistry Today Magazine since 2001

Ms. Carol Jahn Dental Hygiene Fort Collins, CO

  • Director Professional Relations & Education, Water Pik, Inc.

Dr. Wayne Kerr Management, Life Skills & Inspiration Format: Virtual Stockbridge, GA

  • Owner, kerrspeak.com
  • Retired from 38 years of fee-for-service private practice
  • Author, "Ten Tips to the Top! a primer for practice success" and five books on life skills

Dr. Meetu Kohli Dental Trauma/Vital pulp/Bioceramics/Endodontics Audobon, PA

  • Clinical Associate Professor and Director
  • Secretary and Director of American Board of Endodontics
  • Private practice owner- Endodontics

Mr. Bob Kulhan Influence Montclair, NJ

  • Professor at Duke University Fuqua School of Business
  • Founder & CEO of Business Improv®
  • Best-selling author of GETTING TO YES AND: The Art of Business Improv (Stanford University Press)

Dr. Paul Levi, Jr. Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Boston, MA

  • Faculty, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
  • Honorary Doctorate from Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (will receive October of 2021)
  • Mentors student research for master's degrees

Mr. Charles Loretto Financial Services Frisco, TX

  • Partner and Investment Advisor, Cain Watters and Associates
  • Founder, National Dental Placements (NDP)

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog Integrative Medicine Pecos, NM

  • Physician, Author & Teacher
  • Founder & CEO, Medicine Lodge Ranch (www.medicinelodgeranch.com)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (2019) Lifetime Achievement Award & Scripps Health (2017) - Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Stanley Malamed Anesthesia, Emergency Medicine West Hills, CA

  • Dentist anesthesiologist
  • Emeritus professor of dentistry at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of U.S.C.
  • Author of 3 textbooks on the subjects of local anesthesia; emergency medicine and sedation.

Dr. Susan Maples Total Health Dentistry Holt, MI

  • Creator, Total Health Academy
  • Author, BlabberMouth! 77 Secrets Only Your Mouth Can Tell You to Live a Healthier, Happier, Sexier Life
  • President-elect , American Academy of Oral Systemic Health

Dr. Glenn Maron Oral Surgery & Grafting, Local Anesthesia Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: oral and maxillofacial surgery 
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Ms. Judy Mausolf Culture Liberty Hill, TX

  • Owner, Practice Solutions Inc
  • Director of Sponsoring Partners, Speaking Consulting Network
  • Member, SCN, ADMC, NSA-MN and NSA

Dr. Thomas McDonald Complex Restorative Dentistry Athens, GA

  • Private practice: restorative dentistry  
  • Clinical Instructor Oral Rehabilitation, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Gigi Meinecke Facial Injectables Potomac, MD

  • Private Practice limited to facial Injectables and Faculty Boston University School of Dental Medicine
  • Past Chair of the ADA Council on Communications; Past President, Maryland AGD; Dental Practice Council member, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Pierre Fauchard

Mr. Brannon Moncrief Transitions Austin, TX

  • 20+ Years of Dental Industry Experience as a Banker, Broker, and Sell-Side Advisor
  • CEO of McLerran & Associates
  • Expert on DSO Affiliations & Private Equity Partnerships

Dr. Susan Muller Oral Pathology Decatur, GA

  • Private practice: Oral Pathology
  • Past President, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Editor-in-Chief, Head and Neck Pathology

Dr. Jonathan Ng Prosthodontics, Implant Surgery, Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Digital Dentistry Vancouver, Canada, BC

  • Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics
  • Private practice prosthodontist and Educator (Associate Clinical Professor - University of British Columbia and University of Alberta)
  • National and International speaker and educator on topics of Prosthodontics, Implant Surgery, Complex Full Mouth Reconstruction and Digital Dentistry

Dr. Uche Odiatu Wellness/Health & Nutrition Toronto, ON Canada

  • Co-author, Fit for the LOVE of It!  and The Miracle of Health
  • Certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, boot camp instructor and licensed ZUMBA instructor 
  • Guest expert on 400 TV and radio shows

Dr. Jeffrey Pafford Endodontics Decatur, GA

  • Private practice: endodontics
  • Part-time Faculty, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Founding Member, International Academy of Endodontics

Ms. Laci Phillips Newland Practice Management & Team Building Chesterfield, MI

  • Co-founder, Practice Dynamics Coaching Group
  • Leadership coach
  • 30+ years of leadership and team building

Dr. Michael Pruett Implants & Sedation Augusta, GA

  • Private practice: Implants and Oral Surgery
  • Director, General Practice Residency, and Assistant Professor of Restorative Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Co-director, Augusta University AAID Maxi Course in Implant Dentistry

Dr. David Rice Multiple subjects East Amherst, NY

  • Private practice: restorative and implant practice 
  • Founder, Ignite DDS

Ms. Amber Riley Forensics San Diego, CA

  • Past President of The American Society of Forensic Odontology
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Certified Life Care Planner & Certified Medical Cost Projection Specialist

Mr. Larry Rizzo Digital Marketing San Diego, CA

  • Marketing Director
  • Created marketing plans for over 1,000 practices
  • 6 years in the industry

Dr. David Rothman Pediatric Dentistry, Anesthesia, Sedation, Pediatric Emergencies San Francisco, CA

  • Private practice: pediatric dentistry and dental sedation
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine; Affiliate Faculty, Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry
  • President, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology

Ms. Katrina Sanders Dental Hygiene Phoenix, AZ

  • Periodontal Hygienist, Clinical Liaison, Hygiene Excellence & Innovation AZPerio
  • Level I Sommelier 
  • Editorial Board: Dental Academy of CE, Dental Products Report, RDH Magazine, Inside Dental Hygiene

Dr. Todd Schoenbaum Implants North Augusta, SC

  • Professor - Dental College of Georgia
  • Clinician - Scientist
  • Practice limited to fixed implant restorations

Dr. Christine Shigaki Esthetic Treatment Planning SEATTLE, WA

  • Private Practice in Seattle, WA
  • Visiting Faculty at The Pankey Institute

Dr. Rico Short Endodontics Smyrna, GA

  • Private Practice Limited To Endodontics
  • American Dental Association Spokesperson / Assistant Clinical Professor - The Dental College Of Georgia
  • Editorial Board, Dentistry Today and Published Author

Dr. Lee Silverstein Periodontics Marietta, GA

  • Private practice: periodontics
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontics, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Author and contributor to several textbooks

Dr. Arjun Srinivasan Infections & Antibiotic Resistance Atlanta, GA

  • Associate Director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Board Certified, Infectious Diseases
  • Founding Director, Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Management Program 

Dr. John Svirsky Oral Pathology Richmond, VA

  • Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Career Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
  • Honorary Member, American Academy of Oral Medicine
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society 

Dr. Leonard Tau Social Media & Marketing Philadelphia, PA

  • Private Practice - 23 years
  • Director of Dental Sales , Birdeye
  • Owner of Tau Dental Consulting and the Meeting Supercharge Your Dental Practice


Dr. Lori Trost Digital Dentures & Clinical Tips Red Bud, IL

  • Private practice: restorative dentistry 
  • Educator and author

Dr. Bethany Valachi Dental Ergonomics Cornelius, OR

  • Clinical Instructor of Ergonomics, Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry
  • Author, Practice Dentistry Pain-Free Ergonomics
  • Editor, Dental Products Report

Mr. Thomas Viola Dental Pharmacology & Pain Control Format: Virtual Columbus, NJ

  • Founder and CEO, Pharmacology Declassified
  • Consultant, American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs 
  • Clinical pharmacist with more than 30 years experience, specializing in the care of medically-complex patients

Ms. Olivia Wann Compliance Topics Dover, TN

  • Publisher, OSHA and HIPAA Compliance Manuals
  • Consultant, OSHA, HIPAA, Infection Control and HR

Ms. Carrie Webber Practice Management & Marketing Oklahoma City, OK

  • Chief Communications Officer and Co-owner, Jameson, a dental management, marketing and hygiene coaching firm
  • Author of several publications and blogs on the topic of marketing

Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson Integrative Dentistry, TMD, Occlusion St. Petersburg, FL

  • Private practice
  • Faculty, Dawson Academy, L.D. Pankey Institute, University of Florida College of Dentistry and Integrative Dental Medicine Scholar Society
  • Author, The Shift: the Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry

Dr. Alfred Wyatt Jr. Dental Lasers /Light Technologies Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: general dentistry
  • Assistant Professor of Oral Rehabilitation, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Member, Academy of Laser Dentistry

Dr. Juan Yepes Oral Diagnosis in the Pediatric Patient Fishers, IN

  • Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Board Certified, American Boards of Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine and Dental Public Health 
  • Attending Physician, Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dr. Matthew Yeung Implants/3D Printing Atlanta, GA

  • Private Practice
  • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Adjunct Faculty, Dental College of Georgia
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