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2019 Speakers


Dr. Alan Atlas Restorative Dentistry Philadelphia, PA

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

Dr. Bradley Bale Health & Nutrition Gallatin, TN

  • Private practice
  • Co-Founder, BaleDoneen Method and Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Washington State University College of Medicine

Mr. Kirk Behrendt Motivational/Communication Overland Park, KS

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

Dr. Charles Blair Dental Coding & Insurance Administration Belmont, NC

  • Founder, practicebooster.com
  • Author and publisher, Coding with Confidence, Administration with Confidence, Diagnostic Coding for Dental Claim Submission and the Insurance Solutions Newsletter

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 Restorative Materials/Adhesion San Francisco, CA

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

Mr. Victor Castro Lab Program Houston, TX

  • CDT
  • Founder and President, Studio-280

Mr. Chucri Chemali Lab Program Quebec, Canada

  • Founder, Chemali Dental Laboratory Inc.
  • Member, Dental Technician Guild

Dr. Gordon Christensen Prosthodontics Provo, UT

  • CEO, Clinicians Report Foundation (CR)
  • Founder and CEO, Practical Clinical Courses (PCC)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Utah School of Dentistry

Ms. Misty Clark Marketing & Digital Workflow Morrisville, NC

  • Director of Marketing, Invisalign - GP Channel at Align Marketing, Inc.
  • Leads development and execution of marketing strategy as well as business management activity 

Dr. Daniel Coleman Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Johnston, RI

  • Private practice: periodontics
  • Clinical Instructor, Harvard School of Dental Medicine Department of Periodontology 
  • Program Director, Providence District Dental Society

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. Kimberly Culp Motivational/Communication Norcross, GA

  • RDA
  • Member, Speaking Consulting Network, The Academy of Dental Management Consultants and The American Association of Dental Office Managers

Dr. Todd Davis Occlusion Atlanta, GA

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

Dr. Jonathan Dawson Lab Program McLeansville, NC

  • Private practice: prosthodontics 
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
  • Implant Prosthodontic Specialist with University Dental Associates

Dr. Michael DiTolla Crown & Bridge Newport Beach, CA

  • Director of Clinical Education, Glidewell Labs
  • Contributor, Contemporary Esthetics and Restorative Practice and Dental Economics

Mr. Grady Dix Lab Program Asheboro, NC

  • CDT
  • Owner, Sunwalt Dental Works, Inc.

Dr. Amy Doneen Oral/Systemic Cardiovascular Wellness Spokane, WA

  • Co-Founder, BaleDoneen Method 
  • Owner and Medical Director, The Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center
  • Co-Author, Beat The Heart Attack Gene

Dr. Daniel Dunwody Pediatric Airway Lawrenceville, GA

  • Private practice: orthodontics
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics 

Dr. Robert Edwab New York, NY

  • Private practice: oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Executive Director, Greater New York Dental Meeting

Dr. Todd Eldredge Health & Nutrition Sandy, UT

  • Founder and CEO, CardioRisk Laboratories, an international heart attack and stroke prevention company 
  • Co-Founder, WellnessVIP (Vascular Improvement Program)

Dr. Alex Fleury Endodontics Milton, DE

  • Private practice: endodontics
  • Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Journal of Endodontics 

Dr. John Flucke Clinical Technologies Lee's Summit, MO

  • Private practice
  • Technology Editor, Dental Products Report
  • Blogger, http://blog.denticle.com

Mr. Terry Fohey Lab Program Watkinsville, GA

  • Founder, NuCraft Dental Arts
  • Past President, Georgia Dental Lab Association

Dr. Peter Gardell CAD/CAM Stamford, CT

  • Private practice: cosmetic dentistry 
  • Faculty, CerecDoctors.com

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

Dr. Michael Gelb Airway Issues New York, NY

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orofacial Pain
  • Clinical Professor, NYU College of Dentistry
  • Co-Founder, American Academy of Physiologic Medicine and Dentistry

Mr. Jimmy Georgiou HIPAA & Dental Technologies Charlotte, NC

  • Founder and CEO, Aspida, a leading provider of HIPAA compliant technology solutions and services

Dr. Hazel Glasper Comprehensive Dentistry/Health, Function & Aesthetics Marriottsville, MD

  • Private practice: restorative and cosmetic dentistry
  • Founder, Teach Me Dental, a national oral health campaign
  • Founder, The Comprehensive Dental Continuum (TCDC), a consulting agency for dentists

Dr. Howard Glazer Dental Materials & Forensics Ft. Lee, NJ

  • Private practice: family and aesthetic dentistry
  • Deputy Chief Forensic Dental Consultant to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, City of New York
  • Diplomate, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Dr. Martin Gollner Lab Program Bayreuth, Germany

  • Private practice: implant surgery and esthetic and functional reconstruction 
  • Founder, DentalForum Institute 

Dr. Steven Goudy Pediatric Sleep Apnea Atlanta, GA

  • Director, Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Associate Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Emory School of Medicine

Ms. Susan Gunn Accounting & Embezzlement Arlington, TX

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Author of 39 text books geared for professional practices
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Dr. Manor Haas Endodontics Toronto

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

Ms. J. Ragan Hartman GOLD Program Tullahoma, TN

  • Executive Coach
  • Owner and President, Fortune Management of Tennessee, Fortune Management of Charlotte, NC and Fortune Management of Alabama

Dr. Van Haywood Bleaching & Esthetics/Occlusion and Restorative Augusta, GA

  • Co-Author, first publication in the world on Nightguard vital bleaching 
  • Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

Mr. Kevin Henry Empowerment of Dental Assistants Longmont, CO

  • Co-Founder, IgniteDA.net
  • Former Group Editorial Director, Dental Products Report


Ms. Tija Hunter Empowerment & Communication St. Charles, MO

  • Current chairside assistant and office manager
  • Master, American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA)
  • Director, Dental Careers Institute 

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

  • Private practice
  • Faculty, Pankey Institute
  • Adjunct Full Professor, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry 

Dr. Alan Jeroff Oral Surgery & Grafting/Local Anesthesia Vancouver, BC

  • Private practice: oral surgery
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry  

Dr. David Juliani CAD/CAM Rochester Hills, MI

  • Private practice
  • Faculty, Spear Education

Dr. John Kalmar Oral Pathology Columbus, OH

  • Clinical Professor of Oral Pathology, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
  • Director, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Member, 2016-17 ADA Panel on Practice Guidelines for Early Detection of Oral Cancer

Dr. Wayne Kerr Practice Management, Life Skills, Leadership, Motivation Stockbridge, GA

  • Mastership and Life Long Learning and Service Recognition Award, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellowship, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy

Dr. Brian LeSage Anterior All-Ceramic Restorations/Utilization of CAD/CAM Beverly Hills, CA

  • Private practice: esthetic and reconstructive dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry

Dr. Paul Levi Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Burlington, VT

  • Private practice: perdiontology
  • Director, American Board of Periodontology
  • Faculty, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. David Little Implants San Antonio, TX

  • Private practice: multidisciplinary office
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, UT Health Dental School San Antonio
  • Clinical Director, Little Implant Company

Dr. Samuel Low Periodontics/Lasers 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 Health & Nutrition Pecos, NM

  • M.D.
  • Expert on safe and appropriate use of botanical remedies and dietary supplements
  • Author, research articles and content for medical textbooks

Ms. Jamie Marboe Hygiene, Communication front to back, Business side of Hygiene Idaho Falls, ID

  • RDH

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

  • Private practice: oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Scottish Rite
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Joseph Massad Prosthodontics & Implants Tulsa, OK

  • Private practice
  • Faculty, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry
  • Adjunct Associate Faculty, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Advanced Education, Oklahoma University, College of Dentistry

Ms. Stacy McCauley Oral-Systemic Health & Patient Communication Charlotte, NC

  • RDH
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry 
  • Consultant, Inspired Hygiene

Dr. Edwin McDonald New Patient Process & Treatment Planning Plano, TX

  • Private practice
  • Visiting Faculty, Pankey Institute and Spear Education
  • Chairman, 2019 Annual Session of the Texas Dental Association

Dr. Thomas McDonald Lab Program Athens, GA

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

Mr. John McGill Practice Management & Accounting Charlotte, NC

  • CPA, MBA
  • CEO, The McGill & Hill Group, LLC

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. Dale Miles Radiology Fountain Hills, AZ

  • Professor of Oral Maxillofacial Radiology, University of Texas Dental School
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Radiology and the American Board of Oral Medicine
  • Author of more than 130 scientific articles and five textbooks

Ms. Kim Miller Periodontal Disease/Dental Hygiene Peoria, AZ

  • RDH
  • Lead Profitability Coach, Inspired Hygiene
  • Author, Modern Dental Hygiene and RDH Hygiene

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

  • Private practice: orthodontics
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics and American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry

Dr. Susan Muller Oral Pathology/Medicine Decatur, GA

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

Dr. Brian Novy Cariology Westborough, MA

  • Private practice
  • Published papers in JADA and Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice

Dr. Uche Odiatu Health & Nutrition Toronto, ON Canada

  • Private practice
  • Certified personal trainer
  • Professional Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Jason Olitsky Cosmetic Dentistry Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

  • Program Director, Clinical Mastery Series
  • CEO, Smile Stylist 
  • Editorial Review Board, Inside Dentistry

Dr. Ray Padilla Sports Dentistry/Trauma Treatment and Prevention Hawthorne, CA

  • Faculty, UCLA School of Dentistry

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

Dr. Edwin Parks Radiology & Forensics Indianapolis, IN

  • Professor Emeritus of Dental Diagnostic Sciences, Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and American Board of Oral Medicine

Ms. Amy Parrish Business Oklahoma City, OK

  • Chief Development Officer, Jameson Management

Dr. Robert Peskin Anesthesia & Emergency Medicine Garden City, NY

  • Private practice: management of anxious, apprehensive and special needs patient
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Division of Hospital Dentistry at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
  • Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology 

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

  • Founding Partner, Practice Dynamics
  • Speaker and coach

Mr. Stefan Picha 10 years of Teamapproach – philosophy and strategy for a esthetic and functional successful and sustainable treatment-concept Fuerth, Germany, DE

  • MDT
  • Member, Oral Design Foundation

Dr. Michael Pruett Implants & Sedation Augusta, GA

  • Director, General Practice Residency, and Assistant Professor of Restorative Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Private practice with focus on implants and oral surgery

Dr. David Rice GOLD Program East Amherst, NY

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

Dr. Colin Richman Periodontics & Peri-Implantitis/Comprehensive Care Dentistry Roswell, GA

  • Private practice: periodontics and implant dentistry
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University 


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

  • RDH
  • Forensic Dental Autopsy Technician, San Diego County Office of the Medical Examiner
  • Fellow, American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Mr. Rick Ritt Emergency Preparedness Kildeer, IL

  • Paramedic for over 35 years
  • Former trainer for 20 years with American Heart Association CTC 

Dr. Mario Romero Esthetic Dentistry Augusta, GA

  • Associate Professor and AEGD Program Director, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Published several research papers and many clinical articles

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
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Mrs. Emme Sanders Hygiene/Practice Management/Communication

  • RDH
  • Member, Speaking and Consulting Network
  • Trainer, Dexis Digital Radiography and Imaging and Acteon North America

Dr. Nader Sharifi Removable Prosthodontics Chicago, IL

  • Private practice: general dentistry
  • Member, American College of Prosthodontics 

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 Boise, ID

  • Director, Center for Sleep Apnea and TMJ in Boise, ID
  • Diplomate, Board of Craniofacial Pain
  • Co-Director, Dental Sleep Medicine Mini Residencies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

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. Leonard Tau Social Media & Marketing Philadelphia, PA

  • Private practice
  • Author, Raving Patients and Getting to 100 Online Reviews
  • Podcast, Raving Patients

Ms. Anastasia Turchetta Health Empowerment

  • RDH
  • Health empowerment conversationalist 
  • Author and contributor to several consumer-faced publications 

Dr. Thomas Viola Pharmacology Columbus, NJ

  • Contributing author to dental professional journals, drug references and pharmacology textbooks
  • More than 30 years experience as a pharmacist, clinical educator and professional speaker

Mrs. Rachel Wall Hygiene Productivity Charlotte, NC

  • RDH
  • Owner, Inspired Hygiene
  • Hygiene profitability coach

Ms. Olivia Wann Regulatory Compliance Dover, TN

  • JD
  • Published OSHA and HIPAA Compliance Manuals
  • Consultant on OSHA, HIPAA, Infection Control and HR

Ms. Carrie Webber Practice Marketing Oklahoma City, OK

  • Chief Communications Officer and Co-Owner, Jameson
  • Author of several publications and blogs on the topic of marketing

Dr. Larry Williams Geriatrics & Smoking Cessation Downers Grove, IL

  • Served 30 years in the United States Navy Dental Corps
  • Associate Professor, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists

Ms. Gail Williamson Radiology & Forensics Indianapolis, IN

  • RDH
  • Professor Emerita of Dental Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry
  • Assistant Executive Director, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Ms. Jessica Wilson Infection Control/Communication ATLANTA, GA

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

Dr. Mollie Winston Oral Surgery Roswell, GA

  • Private practice: oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Clinical Faculty, Dental College of Georgia and Augusta University

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
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