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Council on Dental Practice offers Team Building Track at ADA 2015

September 14, 2015

Dr. Unger
The five courses in the Council on Dental Practice's Team Building Track at ADA 2015 will offer dentists the opportunity to learn from experts on how to work collaboratively in their dental offices.

"The five courses that comprise the Team Building Track offer dentists and their teams an opportunity to bond through a shared learning experience," said Dr. Joseph G. Unger, council chair. "They also allow providers 15 hours of high-quality, free continuing education that's presented by some of the profession's leading experts."

The courses include:

  • Dr. Roger P. Levin, chairman and CEO of Levin Group, Inc., a dental practice consulting firm, will present Top-Flight Case Presentation: Why Doesn't Every Patient Say Yes? (course 6335) on Nov. 6 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Dr. Levin will discuss how to work with patients on treatment plans and how to build strong relationships with patients.
  • Kirk Behrendt, founder of ACT Dental Practice Coaching, will present Being All That We Can Be: Changing Perspectives to Change Reality (course 5314) Nov. 5 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. He will share tips for tapping unused resources to strengthen a practice's connections with patients while optimizing the dental team's performance and production in the current health care marketplace.
  • Dr. Mark Hyman, a dentist from Greensboro, North Carolina, and a dental lecturer, will present The Secret Sauce: Hidden Ingredients of Highly Successful Teams (course 5323) Nov. 5 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Dr. Hyman will reveal how an average practice can become a top performer. Attendees can learn the formula that will lead their teams to extraordinary production, collection, overhead control, team retention while still having fun.
  • Dr. Barbara Steinberg, clinical professor of surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, will present The 4 S's of Optimal Aging: Sex, Sleep, Stress and Social Networks (course 7353), Nov. 7 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. She will explain how managing these elements can prevent disease and slow the aging process.
  • Rick Griggs, founder of Griggs Achievement Training and Retreats, will moderate Rolestorming: Creativity and Problem Solving in Dentistry (course 6320) Nov. 6 from 8:30-11 a.m. Attendees will learn how to determine if an issue is really a problem, an opportunity or an inhibitor. They'll also get tips on using rolestorming techniques in both the practice and in everyday life.

Visit ADA.org/meeting for more information on these and other CE courses. Search for #ADADC on Facebook and Twitter for more information on ADA 2015.