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Winter Conference 2022:  Evolution of the Ortho Practice:  Exploring Your Options

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IN-PERSON + VIRTUAL | JANUARY 28-30, 2022

You’ll hear from the best-of-the-best in orthodontics in Orlando, FL for Winter Conference 2022. Hear from a diverse group of experts and earn up to 16 hours of live CE from lectures, TedTalk style presentations and interactive panel discussions that will cover: solo practice, small group practice, practicing with a child, DSO’s, OSO’s, associate for a career, emerging DSO and large group, pedo/ortho, GP/ortho, Medicaid centric, aligner centric and more. There’s a takeaway for everyone! This schedule is subject to change.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022

Mary Beth Kirkpatrick

Mary Beth Kirkpatrick

8:30am-10:00am EST

The Triple DDD Effect: How Data-Driven-Decisions Create Competitive Advantage
Identify strategies for establishing business foundations and the tools to help effectively run an orthodontic business.

Ryan Moynihan, MBA

Ryan Moynihan, MBA

8:30am-10:00am EST

The Triple DDD Effect: How Data-Driven-Decisions Create Competitive Advantage
Identify strategies for establishing business foundations and the tools to help effectively run an orthodontic business.

Brandon Hackworth, CAE

Brandon Hackworth, CAE

10:30am-11:00am EST

Inside the Numbers (and Trends) of Orthodontic Practice Modalities
Project how orthodontists’ distribution across various practice modalities may change in the future.

Ben Fishbein, DDS

Ben Fishbein, DDS

11:00am-12:00pm EST

My Practice Journey with Smile Doctors
Evaluate the benefits of joining a DSO.

Regina Blevins, DDS, MS

Regina Blevins, DDS, MS

1:00pm-1:30pm EST

Practice Growth: How we went from “Zero to Sixty!”
Create a strategy for allowing the office and clinical team to help the practice create a wow patient experience.

Anil Idiculla, DMD

Anil Idiculla, DMD

1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Practice Modality Panel Discussion
Outline the advantages and disadvantages of various practice modalities.

Jamie Reynolds, DDS, MS

Jamie Reynolds, DDS, MS

1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Practice Modality Panel Discussion
Outline the advantages and disadvantages of various practice modalities.

Damon Barbieri, DDS, MS

Damon Barbieri, DDS, MS

1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Practice Modality Panel Discussion
Outline the advantages and disadvantages of various practice modalities.

Scott Law, DMD, CAGS

Scott Law, DMD, CAGS

1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Practice Modality Panel Discussion
Outline the advantages and disadvantages of various practice modalities.

Elizabeth Campbell, MBA

Elizabeth Campbell, MBA

1:30pm-3:30pm EST

Practice Modality Panel Discussion
Outline the advantages and disadvantages of various practice modalities.

Herb Hughes, DDS

Herb Hughes, DDS

4:00pm-5:00pm

Lessons Learned: Orthodontic Wisdom Passed Down Through Three Generations
Acquire practical lessons learned that will help build a successful orthodontic business that can last for many decades.

Justin Hughes, DDS, MS

Justin Hughes, DDS, MS

4:00pm-5:00pm

Lessons Learned: Orthodontic Wisdom Passed Down Through Three Generations
Acquire practical lessons learned that will help build a successful orthodontic business that can last for many decades.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2022

Heather Hopkins, DMD, MS

Heather Hopkins, DMD, MS

8:30am-9:00am EST

Ortho/Pedo Partnerships: What to Ask Before You Get Married to Avoid Divorce
Identify several advantages as well as challenges of an ortho/pedo partnership.

Stuart Frost, DDS

Stuart Frost, DDS

9:00am-10:00am EST

My Practice Journey as a Solo Practitioner, Educator and now a member of an Orthodontic Support Organization
Debunk the myths and misconceptions of joining an OSO and be able to see the benefits vs cost to join such an organization.

Jeril Cooper, DMD

Jeril Cooper, DMD

10:30am-11:00am EST

Merging Existing Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry Practices to Thrive in Today’s Changing Environment
Determine if combining your orthodontic practice with a local pediatric dentistry practice is a viable possibility.

K.C. Dyer, DDS, MDS

K.C. Dyer, DDS, MDS

10:30am-11:00am EST

Merging Existing Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry Practices to Thrive in Today’s Changing Environment
Determine if combining your orthodontic practice with a local pediatric dentistry practice is a viable possibility.

Greg White, DMD, MSD

Greg White, DMD, MSD

11:00am-12:00pm EST

A Transition Model That Works
Assess how private equity investments have changed practice valuations in dentistry in general, and orthodontics specifically.

Corinne Devin, DMD, MS

Corinne Devin, DMD, MS

1:00pm-2:30pm EST

Mission Not Impossible: Your Weaknesses are Your Superpowers
Believe in yourself and not in what others tell you that you cannot do.

Chris Bonebreak Jackson, DMD, MS

Chris Bonebreak Jackson, DMD, MS

2:30pm-3:30pm EST

From Bonds to Braces: Pivoting into Private Practice, Prototypes, and Pedagogy
Outline the path to dental school for non-dental professionals.

4:00pm-5:00pm EST

Panel Discussion with Saturday Speakers
Evaluate interdisciplinary partnerships and transition model options through the experience of your peers.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2022

Shannon Patterson, CPR, CMSR, Kolbe Certified Consultant

Shannon Patterson, CPR, CMSR, Kolbe Certified Consultant

8:30am-9:30am EST

How to Recruit and Retain Orthodontic Associations in a Competitive Market
Evaluate recruitment strategies and retention factors for hiring associates whether you’re located in urban, suburban or rural settings.

Dan Wicker, CPA, PFS, RIA

Dan Wicker, CPA, PFS, RIA

10:00am-11:00am EST

Financial Decisions Orthodontists Must Get Right
Identify and compare your key performance indicators to your peers.

Brad Kucharo, CPA, CFP

Brad Kucharo, CPA, CFP

11:00am-12:00pm EST

Financial Outcomes with Models
Identify the essential metrics for success.