Meeting 40 - The Power of Implant Dentistry
Gums and Roses Series 2019
AM – Establishing a Patient Centric PracticeProgram Description:
This program is designed to elevate all dental team members as key partners in care. This interactive workshop emphasizes the interdisciplinary approach to ultimate patient care. Today’s dental patients have been replaced by dental consumers looking for options when choosing a dental provider, and differentiating your practice is essential to become the provider of choice in your area. Collaboration among the dental team is elementary to create a positive and lasting patient experience.
PM – What to “Know” When You Need Your Patient to Say “Yes”Program Description:
This program focuses on the foundational approach to establish clearly defined value building exercises with patients, yielding an increase in value for your dentistry and motivated patient. Emphasis on effective prompting between hygienist and dentist will elevate simple best practices you can implement Monday morning.
About the Speakers:
Tracy Butler, CRDH, MFT
Tracy Butler, CRDH MFT, has 28 years of diverse experience in the dental industry from chairside and beyond. Tracy is a registereddental hygienist, thought leader, motivational speaker, sales leader/coach and change agent. She believes the key to every suc-cessful treatment outcome begins with an accurate assessment leading to a co-diagnosis between the patient and dental team. Tracy’s clinical experience began in a busy comprehensive restorative practice in West Palm Beach, Florida. She attended the Dawson Academy and is a graduate of the Aesthetic Advantage Institute mastery level study. Tracy spent over 11 years on faculty at Palm Beach State College dental hygiene program & research clinic and considers few things more rewarding. Tracy feels blessed to have been mentored and coached by the leading authorities in occlusion, function/relation, complete care dentistry and the business of dentistry. Tracy’s commitment to ultimate patient care propelled her to pursue a career in implant and regenerative dentistry with Straumann, USA. She was appointed National Director of Hygiene Education and Profession-al Relations in 2013 and is proud to lead the initiative for Straumann in elevating dental hygienists and the entire dental team throughout North America.
Kathi Carlson, CDA, FADIA
Kathi Carlson, CDA, FADIA, is a graduate of Indiana University’s Certified Dental Assisting Program, and has been in the profession of dentistry for many years with the last 25 focused on implant dentistry. She is the creator of “The Implant Consortium” and has trained implant teams nationally, as well as throughout the international dental community. Kathi is a credentialed and charismatic facilitator, offering referral programs on case presentation and the team approach to implants, as well as clinical and implant coordinator development programs that are always cutting-edge, engaging, informative and high energy! She is a Fellow and a founding Certified Educator for the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA) and was the recipient of the ADIA’s Educator of the Year Award in 2008. Kathi has contributed to and co-authored several implant training manuals. Her passion is patient communication, case presentation and working with referring teams to help better understand and appreciate the benefits of implants.
Event DetailsDate: May 17th, 2019
Time: 7:30 am – 8:00 am (Registration)
8:00 am – 3:30 pm (Presentation)
Continental breakfast and lunch buffet provided
CE Credits: 6
777 Casino Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212