2019 PAGD New Dentist Conference

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Speed. Efficiency.

PAGD will be holding its first-ever New Dentist Conference on March 30-31, 2019 at the Harrisburg Hilton and Towers. The conference is designed to provide dentists that are new to practice with skills to better treat their patients and run a practice.

This day-and-a-half conference, planned by PAGD's New Dentist Committee, is intended for:

  • Students
  • Residents
  • Dentists who are in their first ten years of practice
  • Experienced dentists who want to learn more about new techniques.

Below is some of what you can expect:

Saturday, March 30, 2019

IMG_0129.jpg 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Optimizing Workflow Through New Techniques and Technologies by Dr. Ron Kaminer

The term time is money means to us means efficient workflow. Join us for this immersive program as we will cover bread and butter restorative techniques with an emphasis on materials and technology.  We will focus on some of the hottest topics in dentistry and show step by step recipes for optimum success.

We will cover the following:

  • Diagnostics- Using the latest technology to assist in predictable diagnosis.
  • Bioactive materials- What does that mean and which products fall into this class of materials.
  • The Diode Dental laser- A must have in clinical practice!
  • Scanners, Printers, Mills and more - The truths and myths of digital dentistry!
  • The latest in tooth whitening- Why bleaching should be a huge moneymaker in all our practices.
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Hands-On Technology Showcase
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Wine Down with Colleagues

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Goodman.jpg 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: New Dentist Decision Making for Success in Private Practice by Dr. Paul Goodman

With a 360-degree view on the life of dentists inside and outside of their dental practice, Dr. Paul Goodman’s courses offer chairside and behind the scenes, easy to implement techniques and strategies that decrease stress and increase practice revenue.

The managing partner of a group practice, Dr. Goodman transformed a long-standing general practice into a dental operation that employs four general dentists, two specialists, and over twenty team members in two locations. He has purchased three dental practices and shares his personal experience with the transition process.