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2020 Speakers


Ms. Lois Banta Practice Management Grain Valley, MO

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016 from American Association of Dental Office Management
  • Top 25, Women in Dentistry  2016
  • Owner, Banta Consulting, Inc and The Speaking Consulting Network

Mr. Kirk Behrendt Motivation/Communication Overland Park, KS

  • CEO, ACT Dental Practice Coaching
  • Dentistry Today, Top Leaders in Dental Consulting

Ms. Judy Bendit Aging Oral Health/Ergonomics Delray Beach, FL

  • Faculty, Temple Dental
  • National speaker for more than 20 years
  • Volunteer, U.S. and International 

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. Laura Braswell Implant & Lasers Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: periodontics with a focus on laser therapy
  • Faculty, Dental College of Georgia, Emory University and Georgia State University
  • Staff dentist, Zoo Atlanta and Georgia Aquarium

Dr. William Bruce II Esthetics & Occlusion Simpsonville, SC

  • Private practice 
  • Adjunct Professor, Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine
  • Accredited Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Gordon Christensen Prosthodontics Provo, UT

  • 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

  • Founder, Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
  • Director, Bioclear Learning Centers
  • Course Director, Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute

Mr. Brandon Collier Financial Planning & Investments/Practice Transitions Cleveland, OH

  • Dental attorney helping doctors navigate their practice and finances 
  • Speaker, Collier & Associates seminars
  • Publisher, Collier & Associates Doctors' Newsletter 

Dr. Harold Crossley Pharmacology Trappe, MD

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

Ms. Karen Davis Health & Wellness/Dental Hygiene Richardson, TX

  • Top Clinician in Continuing Education, recognized by Dentistry Today
  • Columnist, RDH Magazine
  • Practicing RDH 

Dr. Todd Davis Occlusion Atlanta, GA

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

Dr. Lawrence Emmott Digital Technology Scottsdale, AZ

  • Leading expert on using dental technology in the dental office
  • Founder and Editor, Emmott on Technology Newsletter

Dr. Michael Fling Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry Oklahoma City, OK

  • Private practice: aesthetic and restorative dentistry 
  • Founder and President, Fling Seminars
  • Associate Professor and Director, Department of Advanced Restorative Dentistry at Oklahoma University College of Dentistry 

Dr. Gregory Folse Removable Prosthetics Lafayette, LA

  • Private practice: mobile nursing facility
  • Life-long advocate for vulnerable patient populations

Dr. Mitchell Gardiner Standards of Care/Risk Management 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

Ms. Renee Graham Radiology Lake Park, GA

  • Clinical Editor, DENTSPLY Sirona

Dr. Henry Gremillion Orofacial Pain/Differential Diagnosis New Orleans, LA

  • Dean, Louisiana State University Health New Orleans, School of Dentistry
  • E. E. Jeansonne Professor of Lifelong Learning
  • Director, LSU School of Dentistry Continuum in Orofacial Pain

Mr. Larry Guzzardo Practice Management Atlanta, GA

  • Dental practice management consultant
  • Visiting Faculty, The Dawson Academy 
  • Head Instructor, All-Star Dental Academy

Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves Endodontics San Antonio, TX

  • Editor, Journal of Endodontics
  • Diplomate, American Board of Endodontists
  • Completed four Ironman triathlons

Dr. Mel Hawkins Anesthesia & Sedation/Emergencies Toronto, ON, Canada

  • Private practice
  • Founding Director, IV CDE Sedation Certification Program, Canada
  • Dentistry Today,  Top "100 Clinician" for 14 consecutive years

Dr. Randy Huffines Geriatric Dentistry Johnson City, TN

  • Director, Geriatric Dentistry at the Quillen Medical Center
  • Past President and Fellow, American Society for Geriatric Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Special Care Dentistry

Ms. Janice Hurley Practice Management Carlsbad, CA

  • Author, Dental Image Branding - How to Create Optimal Patient Impact
  • Lifetime Award Winner, American Association of Dental Office Management 2019
  • In-office dental consultant

Dr. Mark Hyman Management & Leadership/Treatment Planning Greensboro, NC

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

Dr. Roger Levin Practice Management Owings Mills, MD

  • CEO, Levin Group
  • Member, Editorial Boards of Dental Economics, Compendium and Profitable Dentist
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner

Mr. Charles Loretto Financial Services Plano, TX

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

Dr. Samuel Low Periodontics Palm Coast, FL

  • Professor Emeritus, Periodontics, University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Faculty and Board, Pankey Institute
  • Past President, American Academy Periodontology

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. 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 Team Communication/Culture Lakeville, MN

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

Dr. Thomas McDonald 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. Edward McLaren Park City, UT

Dr. Gigi Meinecke Botox Potomac, MD

  • Private practice: general dentistry
  • Immediate Past President, Maryland Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists

Dr. Ben Miraglia Orthodontics/Childhood Airway Issues Mt. Kisco, NY

  • President's Council, Northern Westchester Hospital
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry
  • Master Faculty, Align Technology

Dr. Mark Murphy Practice and Restorative Success Rochester Hills, MI

  • Private practice: dental sleep medicine 
  • Practice Consulting
  • Faculty, ProSomnus, Pankey and University of Detroit Mercy Dental School

Dr. John Muse Decatur, GA

Ms. Shannon Nanne Oral Pathology Sagamore Hills, OH

  • Executive Director, The Global Oral Cancer Forum
  • Authored articles in RDH, JPH, In Focus and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
  • Recipient, The Award for Excellence in Public Service from The Oral Cancer Foundation

Dr. Samson Ng Oral Medicine/Pathology BC, Canada, BC

  • Clinical Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Dr. William Nudera Endodontics Bloomingdale, IL

  • Private practice: endodontics
  • Post-graduate Endodontic Faculty, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry
  • Author and educator

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
  • Professional Member, American College of Sports Medicine

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 Practice Management & Team Building Chesterfield, MI

  • Co-founder, Practice Dynamics Coaching Group
  • Passionate leadership coach
  • More than 26 years of leadership and team building

Dr. Constantine Politis Periodontics River Forest, IL

  • Private practice: periodontics
  • Past Director of Clinical Periodontics, Loyola University School of Dentistry

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

Ms. Amber Riley Pathophysiology & Forensic Dentistry San Diego, CA

  • Member, The Oral Cancer Foundation RDH Advisory Panel
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Private practice

Dr. Mario Romero Esthetic Dentistry Augusta, GA

  • Private practice: esthetic restorative dentistry
  • AEGD Program Director, Dental College of Georgia
  • Director, Romero Dental Seminars

Dr. David Rothman Pediatric Dentistry San Francisco, CA

  • Private practice: pediatrics
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

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. Jamison Spencer Dental Sleep Medicine & TMJ Disorders Taylorsville, UT

  • Private practice: dental sleep medicine and TMD
  • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Pain

Dr. Bobbi Stanley Business of Dentistry Cary, NC

  • Private practice
  • Co-founder, Stanley Institute for Comprehensive Dentistry
  • Master, Academy of General Dentistry and Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. Robert Stanley II Dental Implants Cary, NC

  • Private practice
  • Co-founder, Stanley Institute for Comprehensive Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology and International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Dr. Sam Strong Implants Fixed & Removable/Cosmetic Dentistry Little Rock, AR

  • Private practice
  • Co-founder, Massad Impression Trays
  • Contributor, AGD's General Dentistry

Dr. Sully Sullivan Practice Growth Brentwood, TN

  • Private practice
  • Creator, Millennial Dentist Podcast
  • Teaching Faculty, 3D Dentists in Raleigh, NC

Dr. Lori Trost Dental Team & Dental Assisting Columbia, IL

  • Private practice: restorative dentistry 
  • Educator and author

Dr. Thomas Viola Pharmacology Columbus, NJ

  • Instructor of pharmacology and local anesthesia for 16 dental professional degree programs
  • Clinical pharmacist with more than 30 years experience, specializing in the care of medically complex patients

Mrs. Rachel Wall Hygiene Productivity Charlotte, NC

  • CEO, Inspired Hygiene, Inc.
  • Hinman Featured Clinician in 2019
  • International Speaker

Ms. Olivia Wann OSHA/Regulatory Compliance Dover, TN

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

Ms. Jessica Wilson Infection Control Atlanta, GA

  • Executive Board and Volunteer Consultant, Organization of Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP)
  • Member, Education Council for the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA)
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