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Spear Education speakers join Annual Session CE lineup

Las Vegas—Dental professionals can participate in the in-depth, hands-on learning offered by Spear Education at the ADA Annual Session Oct. 10-13, including an Education in the Round live patient education course.

“We are pleased that Drs. Frank Spear and Gregg Kinzer will present the EIR course, Active Clinical Treatment: the Art and Science, Oct. 11, from 2-5 p.m.,” said Dr. Kent Percy, 2011 program chair for the Council on ADA Sessions. “They are two of six Spear speakers participating in the Annual Session. We’re very excited about Spear’s participation and know that these courses reflect the excellence that our attendees expect from our CE program.”

ADA members and U.S. dental students will also be able to watch this EIR course (course 6402) via live webcast or watch the webcast after Annual Session, Dr. Percy added.

Dr. Lee Ann Brady and practice management expert Imtiaz Manji will also present the course, Creating Growth with Clinical and Value Excellence: Boosting the Bottom Line with Quality Care, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (course 5102).

“I’m looking forward to co-presenting this course,” said Dr. Brady. “The combination of his practice consulting expertise and my perspectives as a clinician will provide an incredible opportunity for teams to take their practices to the next level.”

Other Spear courses available include:

  • Team Value for Patient Excellence: Optimizing Teamwork on High-Value Comprehensive Care by Dr. Lee Ann Brady and Imtiaz Manji, Oct. 10, 3-5:30 p.m., (course 5118);
  • Fabricating the Anterior Bite Plane Appliance, a workshop presented by Dr. Gary DeWood, Oct. 10, 8-10:30 a.m. (course 5204) and repeated at 1-3:30 p.m. (course 5214);
  • Material Selection and Preparation Design by Dr. Frank Spear, Oct. 11, 8-10:30 a.m. (course 6103);
  • Posterior Preparations for CAD/CAM, a workshop presented by Drs. Lee Ann Brady, Gary DeWood and Steve Ratcliff, Oct. 11, 8-10:30 a.m. (course 6208) and repeated at 1-3:30 p.m. (course 6218);
  • I Made It Pretty: Why Did It Break? a workshop presented by Dr. Steve Ratcliff, Oct. 12, 8-10:30 a.m. (course 7207) and repeated at 1-3:30 p.m. (course 7217).

“The ADA Annual Session is an important resource for dental clinicians of all specialties,” said Dr. Frank Spear, founder and director of the Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Spear Education. “The meeting will be a wonderful opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in our industry and to see advances in products and technology.”
For more information on these and other annual session CE courses, visit