Thriving in the ‘new normal’

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Dr. Spear
The changes dentists and dental professionals have experienced during COVID-19 are countless.

During his lecture, Only the Strong Survive: Harness Your Strength, Dr. Frank Spear will discuss how dentists are beginning to thrive in the new normal and share how the principles of leadership, communication, teamwork and philosophy are helping dental practices experience growth as they emerge from the crisis.

The course will take place Saturday, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.– noon Central, for one hour of continuing education credit. Dr. Spear will also hold a Speaker Chat from 2-3 p.m. Central, Oct. 17, which will give attendees a chance to interact one-on-one with the lecturer.

During the one-hour course, participants will learn about co-discovery and facially-generated treatment planning to help patients ask for the dentistry they need.

As co-founder and director of Spear Education, a company based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Dr. Frank Spear has been recognized as one of the premier educators in dentistry in the world. In addition to his faculty and practice responsibilities, he has presented dental continuing education in North America, Europe and Asia.

All speaking events and continuing education courses are included in the virtual conference’s All-Access Pass, which is $199 for ADA members, $299 for nonmembers and other health care professionals, $119 for dental team members and guests, and $19 for dental students. Programming will be available both live and on demand.

To view a complete list of conference events and courses or to register, visit