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Lunch and learn topics for dentists and dental teams


ASTRA-DENTSPLY
JeffMichelin
Phone:  902-202-1364
jeff.michelin@dentsplysirona.com
www.dentsplysirona.com

Topic:
Different types of Bite Planes – when to use what

AUREM
AlexWinston
Phone:  902-440-8810
alexw@auremgroup.com

Topic:
Non-specific topics of dental clinic

BIOHORIZON
MattThomson
Phone:  902-402-4888
mthomson@biohorizons.com
www.biohorizon.com

Topic:
Non-specificimplant related course

BYDESIGN MANAGEMENT
Faisal Khatib (CEO)

Cell: 902-880-9090
Phone:  902-701-3994
Faisal@bydesignmanagement.ca

 Topic:
PRACTICE MANAGEMENTCONT. ED TOPICS

How do I increase my net income?
• Utilizing proper Scripting
• Taking ownership of your job duties
• Knowing when to buy supplies
• Utilizing the time in your schedule

Knowing your numbers by making informed decisions based on historical data
• Do you know what your over heads are or should be?
• Do you know who your suppliers are? Are they offering you the best value?
• What is your production per hour? What is your other providers production per hour?

Preparing your practice for optimal resale
• How to transition from FT to PT
• What changes & improvements that need to be done and howto budget for it

Work Less and Make More
• How to train your associate
• Having a Manager
• Looking at your numbers and why

Do you have control over your social media?
• Avoiding social media is not the solution
• Do not be afraid of RATE MD – we have a solution
• Take control of your online reviews 

How to be a Rockstar at your practice and stop playing the‘Blame Game’
• Optimal Recare Program
• Knowing your Position
• Proper scripting
• Supporting the clinician’s treatment plans

3 Easy Ways to Reduce your Stress at Work
• Job descriptions that work for you!
• Optimal Scheduling
• The power of Scripting How to
Communicate with your Manager and Team
• Personalities conflicts
• Identify what your and your team need training in
• Improved communication

Helping you create more value for your services (Hygienist o rDoctor)
• Let put together the best Standard Operating Procedures to consistently provide that extra mile service
• Intra-Oral Camera & its true VALUE

Clinical Hygiene Dance
• Hygiene optimization protocols
• Creating value
• Strategies on keeping your calendar full! 

HALLMARK LAB
Christian Hall
Phone:  1-800-561-4255
www.Hallmarkdental.ca

Topic:
Implant treatment planning
Dental Material Overview
Implant restorations type + brand companies
Digital dentistry overflow

HENRY SHEIN
Scott Thornton (Atlantic Zone GM)
Phone:  902-835-1103
Scott.thorton@henryschein.ca

Topic:
Infection Control Guidelines - (presented with SciCan)
Intra-Oral Scanning (what systems are available and how the ydiffer from each other.
Digital Technology review (intra-oral cameras, CariVu, digital sensors, CBCT, etc.)
New product offerings (most vendors like 3M, Dentsply, Voco,etc. will offer a 1 hour presentation of their new products and how to use them)
Morning Huddle review - we go over the items that should be discussed by the team prior to seeing patients each day.

MUELLER LAB
Ulrike Mueller
Phone: 9024292229
mdalinfo@eastlink.ca
www.muellerdentalarts.ca

Topic:
Scheduling sequences that work for your front desk --- Understanding and insights from the lab's perspective for anterior and aesthetically sensitive cases (an interactive discussion format)
Making temps in the office --- an introduction to materials, techniques and time management
Fabrication of custom trays in the office --- a discussion for which scenario/fields they are of benefit (introduction to material and procedures

NOBEL BIOCARE
David Murchison
Phone:  902-818-1525
david.murcgison@nobelbiocare.com
www.nobelbiocare.com

Topic:
Non-specific implant related course

NOVIDENT LAB
Frank Nutar
Phone:  902-444-3609
fnutar@novident.ca
www.novident.ca

Topic:
How to treat and pour Alginate impression
How to make bleaching trays/custom tray
Customized topic of choice

PATTERSON
Derreck Stoddart
Phone:  1-800-873-7683
www.pattersondental.ca

Topic:
Non-specific topics of dental clinic

PRODENT LAB
Drew Graham
Phone: 902-471-7227
dgraham@prodent.ns.ca
www.prodent.ns.ca

Topic:
Non-specific 

SINCLAIR
Craig Chittick
Phone: 902-478-9688
CChittick@sinclairdental.com
www.sinclairdental.com

Topic:
Non-specific of dental clinic

SOUTHERN IMPLANT
Jim Siller
Jim.s@southernimplants.com
www.southernimplants.com

Topic:
Non-specific implant related course

UNITED DENTAL LAB
Kobus Steyn
Phone:  902-423-7922
K.steyn@uniteddental.ca

Topic:
Different types of Bite Planes – when to use what

ZIMMERS BIOMET
Mike Holstead
Phone:  902-483-1367
mike.holstead@zimmerbiomet.com

Topic:
Non-specific implant related course