PRESENTSThe Artand Scienceof DentistryPreliminaryProgramAnaheimCaliforniaThursday –SaturdayApril 11–132 013
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Table of Contents                                                                                Meeting Highlights       ...
Headlining Speakers      Speakers who don’t just inform, they inspire.      The opportunity to learn from the most success...
Party in the PlazaThe beautiful new Grand Plaza serves as              CDA’s Party in the Plazathe backdrop for CDA’s Part...
Disney Tickets      Significantly discounted Disneyland® Resort theme park tickets      are available to attendees during ...
The Spot                                                              Saturday                                            ...
Exhibit Hall      135,000 square feet      of dental innovation      With more than a hundred new product launches      an...
Parents’ Page                                                                 KiddieCorp registration and cancellation    ...
Registration Information      Register online today: cdapresents.com                                One-time $75 Californi...
Registration FeesDentist registration categories  Registration Type                                                       ...
FAQs, Prepaid Parking and Lunch       How do I correct a misspelled badge?       Fax a corrected copy to 877.714.3184 by M...
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Reserved Seating       $10 reserves your seat                                           Thursday, April 11       in these ...
Required CoursesCalifornia Dental Practice Act                                        Thursday, April 11and Infection Cont...
Speaker Biographies             John L. Alonge, MS, DDS                                   Joseph A. Blaes, DDS            ...
Speaker BiographiesPatti Cheesebrough                                       Donald J. Coluzzi, DDS, FACD, MALDMs. Cheesebr...
Speaker Biographies             Steven A. Dugoni, DMD                                David A. Garber, DMD             Dr. ...
Speaker BiographiesHenrik E. Hansen, DDS                                Robert L. Ibsen, DDSDr. Hansen is currently the ch...
Speaker Biographies             Samson Landeros                                          Conor McNulty             Mr. Lan...
Speaker BiographiesBob Mothershead                                      Peter K. Pang, DDS, MAGDMr. Mothershead and his pa...
Speaker Biographies             Steven L. Rasner, DMD                                     David M. Roshkind, DMD, MBA, FAG...
Speaker BiographiesJohn Sillis, Esq.                                      Robyn ThomasonMr. Sillis earned a master’s in nu...
Takashi Watanabe, DDS                                            Dr. Watanabe currently maintains a private practice      ...
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  1. 1. PRESENTSThe Artand Scienceof DentistryPreliminaryProgramAnaheimCaliforniaThursday –SaturdayApril 11–132 013
  2. 2. Bundle more, save more.TDIC Optimum Bundle GoodIncludes: 10% discountProfessional Liability on Professional Liability when combinedOffice Property with Workers’ CompensationWorkers’ Compensation BetterTDIC Optimum is a professional bundle 10% discount on eachof products and competitive multipolicy Professional Liability + Office Property when combineddiscounts from a company with itsheart, soul and history in dentistry. OptimumTo learn more, speak to one Or, when you bundle three:of our licensed insurance agents at 20% discount on Professional Liability800.733.0633.*To obtain the Professional Liability premium five (5) percent, two-year 10% discountdiscount, California dentists must complete the current TDIC Risk Management on Office Propertyseminar. Call 800.733.0634 for current deadlines and seminar details. 5% discount on Workers’ CompensationProtecting dentists. Discounts apply to individual policies and are not cumulative.It’ all we do. s ® Bonus: Additional 5% discount800.733.0633 | tdicsolutions.com on Professional Liability when you take theCA Insurance Lic. #0652783 current TDIC Risk Management seminar.*
  3. 3. Table of Contents Meeting Highlights Register online by Feb. 14, Pages 8–9 Save time and money • Join in the fun — Party in the Plaza, Page 3 • Download the CDA Presents app, Page 6 • Reserved seating options, Page 12 • Quickly earn quality C.E. with the Express Lecture Series, Pages 26–28 • International Symposia of Dental Learning Pages 29 and 61Special Programs and EventsHeadlining Speakers......................................................................................................... 2Party in the Plaza......................................................................................................... 3Disney Tickets................................................................................................................... 4The Spot Schedule and Wine Seminar................................................................................. 5Exhibit Hall and CDA Presents App................................................................................. 6Parents’ Page................................................................................................................7FAQs, Prepaid Parking and Lunch..................................................................................... 10Continuing Education and RegistrationRegistration Information..................................................................................................... 8Registration Fees............................................................................................................... 9C.E. Information.............................................................................................................. 11Reserved Seating............................................................................................................ 12Ticketed Event Summary................................................................................................... 71Registration Form............................................................................................................ 72Workshops, Lectures and ProgramsRequired Courses............................................................................................................ 13Speaker Biographies................................................................................................. 14–22Thursday Courses...................................................................................................... 23–38Friday Courses.......................................................................................................... 39–54Saturday Courses...................................................................................................... 55–70HotelsHotel Information............................................................................................................ 73Hotel Reservation Form.................................................................................................... 74Hotel Rates and Map....................................................................................................... 75Hotel Descriptions........................................................................................................... 76Cover Image: This image was captured with the MuCAT 3-D microtomography scanner, designed andbuilt in the Institute for Dentistry at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Healthyenamel and dentine are rendered transparent while areas with caries have been rendered in solid color. 1
  4. 4. Headlining Speakers Speakers who don’t just inform, they inspire. The opportunity to learn from the most successful names in dentistry is just one of the many highlights of CDA Presents. We search across the globe to bring you speakers who will help you excel in every aspect of dentistry. Programs for Dentists International Symposia Kiyokazu Minami, DDS Restorative Dentistry Thursday lecture, Page 29 Frank T. Curry, DDS (moderator) Takashi Watanabe, DDS Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT Restorative Dentistry Kenneth A. Malament, DDS Saturday lecture, Page 61 Terry T. Tanaka, DDS Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS Decisions Panel Programs for Office Staff Friday afternoon lecture, Page 47 Joseph A. Blaes, DDS Kenneth A. Malament, DDS Dental Assistants Program Dental Materials and Application Friday lecture, Page 44 Saturday lecture, Page 68 Charles Blair, DDS M. Nader Sharifi, DDS, MS Finance Prosthodontics/Removable Saturday lecture, Page 63 Thursday morning lecture, Page 36 Lisa F. Harper-Mallonee, BSDH, Thursday afternoon workshop, Page 24 MPH, RD, LD Friday morning lecture, Page 52 Friday afternoon workshop, Page 42 Nutrition Thursday lecture, Page 33 Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS Friday lecture, Page 49 Implant Dentistry Kelli S. Vrla, CSP, bba, ba Friday morning lecture, Page 53 Leadership and Staff Engagement DeWitt C. Wilkerson, DMD Thursday lecture, Page 37 Occlusion Friday lecture, Page 54 Thursday lecture, Page 38 Victoria L. Wallace, CDA, RDA, LDA Friday workshop, Page 42 Dental Assistants Program Corky Willhite, DDS, FAGD Thursday lecture, Page 38 Esthetic Dentistry Friday workshop, Page 42 Saturday workshop, Page 59 Thursday workshop, Page 25 Friday lecture, Page 54 David A. Garber, DMD Crowns and Bridges Saturday morning lecture, Page 672
  5. 5. Party in the PlazaThe beautiful new Grand Plaza serves as CDA’s Party in the Plazathe backdrop for CDA’s Party in the Plaza. Friday, April 12th, 7-10 p.m.California casual yet outside the ordinary, you’ll Event # 045 in the new Anaheim Grand Plazadine on mouth-watering delicacies, mingle withfellow attendees and boogie down with LA’s $65 – Open to all registration typeshottest cover band, Shaken Not Stirred. Purchase tickets at cdapresents.comCDA’s Party in the Plaza. It’s the hottest ticket in town.
  6. 6. Disney Tickets Significantly discounted Disneyland® Resort theme park tickets are available to attendees during CDA Presents. These tickets will only be available for purchase online. These tickets are created just for you, and not all are available at the front gates of theme parks. Buy in advance and save! To purchase these tickets and for more information, please visit cdapresents.com. Please note that purchase of theme park tickets is separate from CDA Presents registration. Ticket store closes at 9 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. All tickets valid April 9–22, 2013. one day/one park Admission to either Disneyland® Park or Disney’s California Adult: $79 Adventure® Park for one day. Child (3–9 years): $73 one-day park hopper® Admission and ability to visit both Disneyland® Park and Adult: $111 Disney’s California Adventure® Park on the same day for Child (3–9 years): $105 one day. two-day park hopper® Admission and ability to visit both Disneyland® Park and Adult: $174 Disney’s California Adventure® Park on the same day for Child (3–9 years): $161 two days. three-day park hopper® Admission and ability to visit both Disneyland® Park and Adult: $200 Disney’s California Adventure® Park on the same day for Child (3–9 years): $185 three days. four-day park hopper® Admission and ability to visit both Disneyland® Park and Adult: $209 Disney’s California Adventure® Park on the same day for Child (3–9 years): $193 four days. five-day park hopper® Admission and ability to visit both Disneyland® Park and Adult: $210 Disney’s California Adventure  Park on the same day for ® Child (3–9 years): $194 five days. Enjoy two free days of magic when you visit both Disney’s California Adventure  Park and Disneyland® Park ® for five days for the price of three! twilight convention An ideal admission option for after meetings or events! All ages: $76 ticket Admission is valid for one visit to either Disneyland® Park or Disney’s California Adventure® Park after 4 p.m., or four hours before park closing, whichever is earlier, since park hours are subject to change. “Back and forth” privileges are not included. Tickets are printed on demand from your home computer. Purchase is separate from meeting registration. NOTE: The special pricing on this page is available only with your advance, pre-arrival purchase. Box office tickets will be available at the Disneyland® Resort Main Gate Ticket Booths at regular prices. Prices subject to change.4
  7. 7. The Spot Saturday 10–11 a.m. Office Policies and Procedures/Do You Have Them? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Robyn Thomason 11 a.m.–noon. Handling Refund Requests From Insurance Plans (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Patti Cheesebrough Noon–1 p.m. Patient Records — Access and Rules (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Teresa PichayThe Spot Educational Theater ScheduleIt’s the spot for free Wi-Fi as well as a charging station. Reference On-Site Show Guide for updated programIt’s the spot for C.E. and the Smart Dentist Series of free information.one-hour lectures. And, it’s a spot to relax and catchyour breath after a hectic day on the exhibit hall floor.It’s The Spot, where something’s happening every day.Thursday Wine Seminar10–11 a.m. Office Policies and Procedures — Do You Have Them? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Robyn Thomason Wine FUNdamentals Join us for an interactive wine experience and learn11 a.m.–noon Handling Refund Requests From while you taste! Do you prefer fruity and juicy wines Insurance Plans (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Patti Cheesebrough or earthy and subtle? Wines with big tannins or tan- nins that are more velvety? Come join us as we tasteNoon–1 p.m. Dealing With Patients Who Won’t Pay Their Bill? (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) through wines from both the Old World (more earthy) Katie Fornelli and the New (more fruity). Learn what your palate preference is by tasting wines from France, Italy,1–2 p.m. Dental Insurance Coding for Success: What Every Office Should Know About Spain, Australia, New Zealand and California! the NEW CDT Codes (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Gary L. Dougan, DDS, MPH Date/Time: Friday, April 12, 4–5:30 p.m.2–3 p.m. Characteristics of Ethical Dental Location: The Spot Professionals (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Fee: $30 Brooke Kozak Event #: 046Friday10–11 a.m. Dental Insurance Coding for Success: What Every Office Should Know About the NEW CDT Codes (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Gary L. Dougan, DDS, MPH11 a.m.–noon Addressing Negative Online Reviews (C.E: non-eligible) Carla ChristensenNoon–1 p.m. Managing Patient Conflicts (C.E.: 20% – 1.0) Brooke Kozak1–2 p.m. Preparing Your Office Emergency Kit (C.E.: Core – 1.0) Steven I. Ganzberg, DMD4–5:30 p.m. Wine Seminar (Ticket Required) 5
  8. 8. Exhibit Hall 135,000 square feet of dental innovation With more than a hundred new product launches and nearly 600 exhibitors filling the vibrant exhibit hall, CDA Presents is one of the most anticipated dental tradeshows in the U.S. It’s the place to discover the latest innovations in dentistry. Grand Opening Thursday, April 11, 9:30 a.m. Exhibit Hall Hours Thursday, April 11, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Family Hours Daily: 9:30 a.m.–noon This app makes This app makes the show a snap. the show a snap. Search courses by day, topic or speaker and then link to the class location on Search courses the conference map. by day, topic or speaker and then link to the class location on the Find exhibitors by name and product conference map. categories and locate them directly on the exhibit hall map. Find exhibitors by name and product categories and locatethe C.E. website Link straight to them directly on the exhibit avoidmap. at the C.E. Pavilion. and hall lines Link straightmore.thehandouts, Download course C.E. website take notes and to and avoid lines at the C.E. Pavilion. Available for download approximately one month Download course handouts, or before the show at the App Store for iPhones take notes and more. for Android users. Visit the Google Play Store cdapresents.com for updates. Available for download approximately one month before the show at the App Store for iPhones or the Google Play Store for Android users. Visit cdapresents.com for updates.6
  9. 9. Parents’ Page KiddieCorp registration and cancellation Register online at kiddiecorp.com/cdaspringkids.htm • Advance registration deadline is Feb. 13, 2013. • Cancellations must be received within four weeks of the start date for refunds • Late arrivals, 15 minutes after your reserved time, will forfeit reservations and refunds Questions? Contact KiddieCorp at 858.455.1718 or info@kiddiecorp.com. Exhibit floor visitation Children age 10 and younger may be on the exhibit floor during family hours, 9:30 a.m. to noon daily. No cost, just stop by registration for a sticker. Children age 11 and older may be on the exhibit floor at any time with the purchase of a $25 guest badge.Children at CDA PresentsChildren are allowed on the exhibit floor from 9:30 a.m. to No Strollers on the Exhibit Floornoon each day. But don’t worry, we have options for everyage the entire day through. Strollers are not allowed on theChild Care exhibit floor atThe licensed and bonded child care professionals at any time, but aKiddieCorp will entertain your little ones with fun, fantastic stroller check isand age-appropriate activities. available for $2.6 months    years –6For infants, please provide diapers, changing supplies, milk,formula, baby food, etc. Label all items including lunches.Nutritious snacks and beverages are provided; meals can besupplied by parents or purchased at the children’s programregistration area.Cost: Full day: $40 Half day: $20 (7 a.m.–1 p.m. or 1–6 p.m.)7–12 yearsA fun program especially designed for older kids withactivities, games and movies.Cost: Full day: $30 Half day: $15 (7 a.m.–1 p.m. or 1–6 p.m.) 7
  10. 10. Registration Information Register online today: cdapresents.com One-time $75 California nonmember rate* Nonmembers can save $815 with the $75 one-time meeting Here is some information you will be asked for when registering: registration fee.* If you were a CDA member in 2011 or 2012, • Name you are not eligible for the one-time nonmember $75 • Address registration fee for 2013. Materials cannot be mailed in • Phone number advance, but can be picked up at a required 20-minute • Registration type membership presentation held in the registration area. You • License number (if applicable) will receive an email approximately one month prior to the • Emergency contact person show with presentation time options for your convenience. • Ticketed courses/events to purchase If you are not able to attend one of the membership • Password presentations, your registration cost will be $890. • Email address (used for username and instant confirmation) *Any nonmember who has taken advantage of this offer in the past is not eligible. The rate is for one-time promotional use only. Leave your worries at home and choose to pick up your materials on site at eBadge Exchange! This option gives you the ability to make any necessary changes to your registration Registration deadlines from your personal online dashboard at any time until March Feb. 13, 2013: To have materials mailed prior to the show. 13. Otherwise, register by February 13 to have materials Feb. 14 – April 14, 2013: Online registration remains open mailed to you at least two weeks prior to the meeting. and materials will be available at the eBadge Exchange booth at Remember, CDA dues must be current for 2013 to complete the Anaheim Convention Center. your registration as a member. CDA mails registration materials at least two weeks prior to the Please note: Registrations are not accepted over the phone. meeting. If you do not receive materials within this time frame, call CDA at 800.232.7645. On-site registration/bag and lanyard pickup Anaheim Convention Center Cancellations and/or course changes can be made from your Thursday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. online registration dashboard or requested in writing until Friday 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. March 13, 2013. After this date, refunds will not be given. If Saturday 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. badges and/or tickets have already been mailed, the appropriate materials must be returned with your refund request and Bags and lanyards will also be available at the Hilton postmarked by March 13 in order to be processed. Anaheim Hotel Thursday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mail refund requests to: Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDA Presents Saturday 8 a.m. – noon 1201 K Street, 16th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 What is the cost for CDA dentists? Zero. As a benefit of membership, the $890 registration fee is waived for CDA dentists. Staff and guests Dentists may register staff and guests, but not other dentists. All dentists, including nonmembers must register as dentists. Staff and guest fees are on the following page. If you register an employee who is no longer attending, you can exchange the badge on site for a new one at no charge.8
  11. 11. Registration FeesDentist registration categories Registration Type Advance Reg. Fee On-Site Fee CDA member dentist (2013 dues must be current) Free Free ADA lifetime member Free Free Out-of-state ADA member dentist $200 $225 International dentist $200 $225 Active military dentist (VA, federal, state dentist) $75 $100 CA nonmember dentist (one-time rate) $75 $75 CA nonmember dentist $800 $890 Inactive dental license $250 $275 Dental student/CDA member Free Free Dental student/graduate non-CDA member $25 $50 Guest of dentist (includes ADHP nonmember) $5 $25Please note: Dentists may register staff and guests, but not other dentists. Dentists may not register under any category except dentist,and nonmembers must be identified. Allied Dental Health Professional categories (ADHP)ADHP includes RDA, RDH, RDA(EF), RDH(EF), RDHAP, DA, business administrative staff (AS), and dental laboratorytechnician (LT). Registration Type Advance Reg. Fee On-Site Fee ADHP CDA member* (2013 dues must be current) Free Free ADHP Non-CDA member registering with a dentist $5 $25 ADHP Non-CDA member registering without a dentist $20 $25 Guest of ADHP $20 $25*An ADHP member is a dental professional who is not a dentist but has an independent, paid 2013 membership with CDA.Other registration categories Registration Tyoe Advance Reg. Fee On-Site Fee Non-exhibiting dental dealer, manufacturer, consultant $150 $175 Non-dental professional (MD, DVM, RN, etc.) $150 $175Saturday exhibits-only passNonmember dentists who want to explore the exhibit hall can register on site for a one-day pass on Saturday, April 13. The cost is$175 and is for Saturday exhibit hall hours only. It is not valid for continuing education courses. To register, please visit the membershipcounter during on-site registration hours on Saturday, April 13. Then experience all that the CDA Presents exhibit hall has to offer. 9
  12. 12. FAQs, Prepaid Parking and Lunch How do I correct a misspelled badge? Fax a corrected copy to 877.714.3184 by March 13, 2013, or Save time with go to the Badge Correction counter at on-site registration. prepaid parking What if I lose my badge? Simply visit the Badge Correction counter at on-site and food vouchers registration. There is a $10 badge replacement fee. Early bird parking, no cash necessary What if I have questions about registration? Arrive by 8:30 a.m. and get a guaranteed parking space with Anaheim Convention Center parking vouchers. Purchase Call the CDA Contact Center at 800.232.7645 or visit with your registration by February 13 and never worry about cdapresents.com. having cash on hand. Simply enter the event number below when you submit your order. What is CDA’s cancellation policy? • Prepaid vouchers will not be honored after 8:30 a.m. Cancellations and/or course changes can be made from • Only valid at the Anaheim Convention Center your online registration dashboard or requested in writing • Nonrefundable if lost, forgotten or unused until March 13, 2013. After this date, refunds will not be • Surrender passes upon lot entry given. If badges and/or tickets have already been mailed, • Passes must be original; no copies the appropriate materials must be returned with your refund Peak traffic and parking time is usually from 8 to 11 a.m. request in order to be processed. Mail all refund requests to: Thursday and Friday. Early arrival is strongly recommended. CDA Presents For details, watch for electronic attendee news blasts or visit 1201 K Street, 16th Floor cdapresents.com. Sacramento, CA 95814 Fee: $12 What do I need to bring to register on site? Event #: 047 Thursday A photo ID and, if applicable, your ADA card, student ID, or 048 Friday Dental Board auxiliary license. See Page 9 for appropriate fees. 049 Saturday Can allied dental health professionals register without a dentist? We can vouch for the simplicity of Yes. See Page 9 for appropriate fees. prepaid food vouchers Treat your staff to lunch with $10 prepaid vouchers for How do I receive C.E. credit for attending a course? the Anaheim Convention Center Concession areas. See Page 11 for details. Menu options include specialty coffee and breakfast items, Mexican taqueria, made-to-order sandwiches and more. How do I request special assistance to attend Vouchers are nonrefundable and must be used for amount shown; no change is given. See your registration packet or the show? cdapresents.com for details. Please call CDA at 916.554.4949. Fee: $10 Will there be a coat/baggage/stroller check? Event #: 050 Yes. It’s near the registration area; cost is $2 per item. Please note, strollers are not allowed on the exhibit floor at any time. Are children permitted in the exhibit hall and lectures? For their safety and the convenience of all attendees, children are not permitted in the lectures or workshops. Children age 10 or younger are permitted in the exhibit hall during family hours from 9:30 a.m. to noon. For child care options at CDA Presents, see Page 7.10
  13. 13. — C.E. InformationPlease remember • There are three ways to verify your C.E. units: Visit the on-site C.E. Pavilion after attending your courses or verify them at• Courses must be attended in full and are verified by scan- cdapresents.com or via the CDA Presents app up to five in and scan-out times. Unverified attendance will not be days after the meeting. eligible for credit. • Print certificates online – C.E. certificates will be available• All courses have limited seating and some do fill up and sell approximately three weeks after the meeting. Licensed out quickly. attendees will receive an email notification with a• Videotaping, photography and audio recording with personal link to C.E. certificates. They can also be accessed via equipment are not allowed. cdapresents.com or mailed upon request by calling CDA• Some courses do not provide C.E. units. Please check each at 800.232.7645 three weeks post show. course description for C.E. details.• Speakers and products are not endorsed, officially or C.E. regulations otherwise, by CDA, except CDA Endorsed Programs. To help you comply with the Dental Board of California• Course handouts are available for download two weeks regulations for C.E., CDA identifies each course as “Core,” prior to the show at cdapresents.com or via the “20%” or “non-eligible.” CDA Presents app, downloadable at the App Store for iPhones or the Google Play Store for Android users. Core — Courses that directly enhance the licensee’s• Some workshops have required prerequisites and/or supplies. knowledge, skill and competence in the provision of service If a course has requirements, they will be highlighted in an to patients or the community. Core courses must comprise at orange bar above the course description. least 80 percent of the credits in a renewal cycle. 20% — Courses considered to be of direct benefit to the licenseeTypes of courses or outside the scope of dental practice in California. These coursesLectures must comprise only 20 percent of the credits in a renewal cycle.Free, nonticketed courses are available on a first-come, first- Non-eligible — Courses that are considered to be of primaryserved basis. Preregistration is not required, but early arrival is benefit to the licensee.recommended.Workshops Table ClinicsThese ticketed courses are available for purchase during Anaheim Convention Centerpreregistration or on site if space is still available. Dental Student and Assisting StudentExpress Lectures Public viewing, Friday, noon – 2 p.m.These free, nonticketed lectures feature up-and-coming Military Residentspeakers new to CDA Presents. Public viewing, Saturday, noon – 2 p.m.Corporate ForumsCorporate-sponsored courses that may or may not be ticketed. Sheraton Anaheim CDA is collaborating with the California Dental Hygienists’Helpful tips to receive your C.E. Association for the RDH portion of our Table Clinics. The• License numbers matter – Include the license numbers and CDHA competition will be held at the Sheraton Anaheim, formal names of all licensed attendees when you register. Friday, April 12. For more information, please visit cdha.org -• Plan ahead – Arrive at least 15 minutes early to all courses Student Membership. and plan an alternative in the event your preferred course is full. Late arrivals will not receive C.E. credit. Please take traffic into consideration.• Scan in and out of each course – Arrival and departure times are used to issue C.E. credits. Scan upon entry and exit CDA is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service and remain in the course the entire time. Partial credit will of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in not be granted and credit will not be given for overlapping identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve nor endorse individual courses or instructors, course times or incomplete course attendance. nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.• Write down course codes – During a course, the host will CDA designates each activity for a specified number of C.E. units. provide attendees a three-digit code, an additional way to assist in verifying your attendance. Write it down and keep it safe These courses meet the Dental Board of California requirements for continuing education units. until you’ve received your official C.E. certificate post show. 11
  14. 14. Reserved Seating $10 reserves your seat Thursday, April 11 in these popular lectures Lisa F. Harper-Mallonee, BSDH, MPH, RD, LD Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body — Healthy Practice! (a.m.) Page 33, Event # 051 Have you ever shown up on time or even early to a popular lecture only to find that it was already full? To alleviate Lisa F. Harper-Mallonee, BSDH, MPH, RD, LD that frustration, the following courses have been selected to designate a portion of the capacity as reserved seating. This Probiotics, Supplements and Food Fads: Considerations opportunity is optional and only available in advance for for the Dental Professional (p.m.) the following lectures at cdapresents.com. Beyond these Page 33, Event # 052 reserved seating options, all lectures remain free on a first- come, first-served basis. DeWitt C. Wilkerson, DMD The ABCs of Dental Occlusion and Details Occlusal Equilibration (full day) • Seats will be held up to 15 minutes after the program Page 38, Event # 053 begins, after which time seats will be released if the room is full. • A separate entrance will be available for reserved seating Friday, April 12 ticket holders. Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS • Ticket must be presented and is nonrefundable if lost, stolen or forgotten. Immediate vs. Delayed Socket Placement: • Reserved seating is grouped together in a designated section What We Know, What We Think We Know so we can provide better service. and What We Don’t Know (a.m.) Page 53, Event # 054 Gregory L. Psaltis, DDS Baby Steps — Infant and Preschool Dental Care for the General Practitioner (p.m.) Page 50, Event # 055 Saturday, April 13 Kenneth A. Malament, DDS Integration of Esthetic Dentistry in Routine and Complex Prosthodontics Page 68, Event # 056 (a.m.) or # 057 (p.m.) (Repeat lecture) Raymond L. Bertolotti, DDS Adhesion, Not Tooth Destruction (full day) Page 62, Event # 05812
  15. 15. Required CoursesCalifornia Dental Practice Act Thursday, April 11and Infection Control California Dental Practice ActThe Dental Board of California mandates continuingeducation in infection control and the California Dental Time: 7–9 a.m.Practice Act for license and permit renewal. Course #: 001Please note: Robyn Fee: $20 Thomason• Admission by ticket only.• Purchase tickets online at cdapresents.com. Infection Control• Tickets are sold on site, if available, in the registration area. Time: 5–7 p.m.• Arrive 15 minutes prior to class. Late entries will not Course #: 002 receive C.E. credit. Leslie D. Fee: $20• Seating is limited and tickets are sold on a first-come, Canham, first-served basis. CDA, RDARequired units for license renewal Friday, April 12For every renewal cycle, California state law requires licenseddentists and allied dental health professionals to complete California Dental Practice Act2 units in infection control and 2 units in the California Time: 5–7 p.m.Dental Practice Act. Course #: 003Infection Control for California Arthur W. Fee: $20Dental Board requirement for 2 units: This program provides Curley, JDyou with the latest educational requirements specific toCCR section 1005, the Dental Board of California Infection Infection ControlControl Regulations. Time: 7–9 a.m.Note: This 2-hour course does not meet the new infection Course #: 004control education requirement for unlicensed dental assistants.They must take the specific 8-hour course for that purpose. Leslie D. Fee: $20 Canham,California Dental Practice Act CDA, RDADental Board requirement for 2 units: This course meets thenew C.E. requirement for California Dental Practice Act Saturday, April 13education, including the new one-time course requirementfor unlicensed dental assistants. California Dental Practice Act Time: 7–9 a.m. Course #: 005 Arthur W. Fee: $20 Curley, JD Infection Control Time: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Course #: 006 Nancy L. Fee: $20 Andrews, RDH, BS UDIO A Required courses will be audio recorded and available for purchase. 13
  16. 16. Speaker Biographies John L. Alonge, MS, DDS Joseph A. Blaes, DDS Dr. Alonge is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Blaes’ general practice in St. Louis, Mo., in private practice in Erie, Pa. He is a magna cum emphasizes preventive, esthetic, reconstructive laude graduate of the University of Maryland. and implant dentistry. Dr. Blaes is the chief (Pages 30, 39, 62) editor of Dental Economics magazine. (Page 44) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Chad J. Anderson, MS, DMD Charles Blair, DDS Dr. Anderson is a research instructor with a focus Dr. Blair is CEO of Dr. Charles Blair & on clinical materials research in the Department Associates Inc. located in North Carolina. Dr. of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Blair holds degrees in accounting, business Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. administration and mathematics. (Page 63) (Page 26) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Blair has Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. financial or other interests of some nature in Dr. Charles Blair & Associates Inc. Nancy L. Andrews, RDH, BS Ms. Andrews is a professor at West Coast Chris Brubaker University, Dental Hygiene. She is one of the Mr. Brubaker has nearly 15 years of experience top 100 national speakers and a widely published in customer acquisition and online marketing author. (Pages 13, 69) for such firms as YouSendIt, MerchantCircle Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Ms. Andrews has and Siemens. He focuses heavily on modern financial or other interests of some nature in Dux marketing techniques. (Page 37) Dental, Crosstex, DentaPure, Hu-Friedy, Kerr/ Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Brubaker TotalCare and Philips. has financial or other interests of some nature in Demandforce. Payam C. Ataii, DMD Dr. Ataii reached the level of Invisalign® Elite Ellen Byrne, DDS, PhD Advantage Provider in 2007 and has been Dr. Byrne is currently a professor of endodontics treating Invisalign patients since 2003 at his and senior associate dean of the Virginia private practice in Laguna Hills, Calif. (Page 57) Commonwealth University School of Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Ataii has Dentistry. Dr. Byrne is also an established author. financial or other interests of some nature in (Pages 45, 63) Align Technology. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. David A. Beach, DMD, MS Cari Callaway-Nelson, DDS Dr. Beach maintains a private practice Dr. Callaway-Nelson has been affiliated with specializing in endodontics in Wesley Chapel, Pacific Dental Services since 2006. She became Fla. He is a courtesy clinical professor of an owner doctor in 2007 and multiple office endodontics at the University of Florida College owner in 2010. (Page 46) of Dentistry. (Pages 44, 55) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Beach has financial or other interests of some nature in Leslie D. Canham, CDA, RDA Dentsply. In dentistry since 1972, Ms. Canham is an international speaker, consultant and trainer Raymond L. Bertolotti, DDS specializing in infection control, OSHA Dr. Bertolotti was first in America to introduce Compliance, Dental Practice Act, HIPAA and many revolutionary advancements and is in accommodating disabled patients. (Page 13) private practice in San Leandro, Calif. (Page 62) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Bertolotti has financial or other interests of some nature in Danville Materials Inc. and 3M ESPE.14
  17. 17. Speaker BiographiesPatti Cheesebrough Donald J. Coluzzi, DDS, FACD, MALDMs. Cheesebrough is a dental benefit plan Dr. Coluzzi recently retired from general practicespecialist in the CDA Practice Support Center. after 35 years. He is a health sciences clinicalShe assists members with questions related to professor at the UCSF School of Dentistry.insurance billing and appeals. (Pages 5, 45) (Pages 23, 39, 59)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Sudhakar R. Chokka, DDS Pam ConwayDr. Chokka is a partner in four large group An agent with TDIC Insurance Solutions sincepractices in Southern California and is a 2009, Ms. Conway is committed to protectinggraduate of Sirona Speakers Academy. He is a dentists. Ms. Conway has nearly 20 years oflecturer, speaker, advisory board member and experience in the insurance industry and hasconsultant. (Page 46) been a licensed life/health agent since 1996.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Chokka has (Pages 33, 43)financial or other interests of some nature in Pacific Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Dental Services. Arthur W. Curley, JDCarla Christensen Mr. Curley is a senior trial attorney in theA senior risk management analyst with San Francisco based health care defense firmTDIC, Ms. Christensen speaks nationally at of Bradley, Curley, Asiano, Barrabee, Abel &seminars and dental schools and assists in the Kowalski, P.C. and professor at the Dugonidevelopment of risk management resources. School of Dentistry. (Pages 13, 58)(Pages 5, 37) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Frank T. Curry, DDSMatthew Christie Dr. Curry maintains a restorative dentalMr. Christie is the Southern California specialist practice in Newport Beach, Calif. He is anin dental transition financing at Bank of active member of the American AcademyAmerica. His experience in practice finance of Restorative Dentistry, Newport Harborallows him to understand the unique needs of Academy of Dentistry and the Academy ofdentists. (Page 58) Osseointegration. (Page 47)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Christie has Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.financial or other interests of some nature in Bank ofAmerica. Michael C. DiTolla, DDS Dr. DiTolla is the director of clinical educationStephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT and research at Glidewell Laboratories. He hasDr. Chu is a clinical associate professor and an intimate knowledge of the restorative habitsdirector of esthetic education at Columbia of American dentists. (Page 64)University College of Dental Medicine, Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Department of Prosthodontics. He maintains aprivate practice in fixed prosthodontics in New Gary L. Dougan, DDS, MPHYork City. (Pages 46, 47) Dr. Dougan is the national dental directorConflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. for MetLife. He has more than 20 years in private practice and 18 years providing qualityP.K. Clark, DMD management and clinical direction to dentalDr. Clark is a practicing dentist, lecturer and plans. (Pages 5, 65)surgical mentor. He is the founder and director of Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.WhiteCap Institute, Center for Dental ImplantTraining. (Page 30)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. 15
  18. 18. Speaker Biographies Steven A. Dugoni, DMD David A. Garber, DMD Dr. Dugoni is a clinical professor of orthodontics Dr. Garber is one of the internationally at Dugoni School of Dentistry where he is also recognized multidisciplinary educators well the director of the mixed dentition clinic. Dr. known as “Team Atlanta.” (Page 67) Dugoni is in private practice in South San Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Francisco, Calif. (Page 65) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. David Gates, DDS Dr. Gates has been treating Invisalign® patients Bruce A. Edelstein, DDS at his private practice in Las Vegas since 2001. Dr. Edelstein has practiced clinical, regenerative He maintains a private practice focusing on and cosmetic periodontics in Atlanta and cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry received his dental degrees from Emory as well as Invisalign treatment. (Page 57) University and the University of Pennsylvania. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Gates has (Pages 47, 66) financial or other interests of some nature in Align Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Technology. John (Jack) E. Edwards Jr., BA, CDT, MDT, TF Charles Gerba, BS, PhD Mr. Edwards has more than 35 years of practical Dr. Gerba is a professor of environmental experience in all phases of dental technology. He microbiology at the University of Arizona. He currently owns a dental studio in Anaheim, Calif. obtained his PhD in microbiology from the specializing in fixed and removable prosthetics University of Miami, Fla. (Pages 48, 67) and implants. (Page 64) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Howard S. Glazer, DDS, FAGD Dennis J. Fasbinder, DDS, MAGD, ABGD Dr. Glazer is a fellow and past president of the Dr. Fasbinder is a clinical professor and director Academy of General Dentistry and a former of Advanced Education in General Dentistry at assistant clinical professor in dentistry at the the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New (Pages 31, 40, 46, 55) York City. (Pages 48, 69) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Fasbinder has Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. financial or other interests of some nature in 3M ESPE and Sirona. Michael Glick, DMD Dr. Glick is professor and dean for the University Katie Fornelli at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and serves Ms. Fornelli is a practice analyst with the as editor of the Journal of the American Dental CDA Practice Support Center. Her previous Association. (Pages 32, 48) experience as a senior consultant with a practice Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Glick has management firm specialized in the development financial or other interests of some nature in and enhancement of dental practices. (Page 5) Advance Dental Education Concepts. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Jim Grisdale, BA, DDS Steven I. Ganzberg, DMD, MS Dr. Grisdale is a board certified specialist in Dr. Ganzberg is clinical professor and chair of periodontics and prosthodontics with a private dental anesthesiology at UCLA where he teaches practice in Vancouver, B.C. (Pages 32, 40, 41) pharmacology, sedation and anesthesiology. He Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. engages in private dental anesthesiology practice. (Pages 5, 31, 66) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.16
  19. 19. Speaker BiographiesHenrik E. Hansen, DDS Robert L. Ibsen, DDSDr. Hansen is currently the chair of the CDA Dr. Ibsen invented Rembrandt®, Lumineers®,Council on Peer Review. He is a past CDA and other groundbreaking products in adhesivetrustee and ADA Council on Dental Benefits dentistry. He now practices and teachesmember. He received his dental degree from noninvasive veneer techniques. (Page 26)UCSF School of Dentistry and maintains a Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.private practice in Fairfield, Calif. (Page 49)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Allan C. Jones, DDS Dr. Jones maintains a private general practiceJohn W. Harden Jr., BSIM, BS, MS, DMD in Torrance, Calif. He is an NSCA certifiedDr. Harden maintains a private practice in personal trainer and a professor with more thanAtlanta, Ga., at Emory University Hospital 20 years experience at USC. (Page 53)Midtown and is a clinical professor at Georgia Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Health Sciences University. (Page 26)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Beverly A. Kodama, DDS Dr. Kodama received her DDS degree fromLisa F. Harper-Mallonee, BSDH, MPH, RD, LD UCSF School of Dentistry. She serves asMs. Harper-Mallonee is an associate professor an expert witness for the Dental Board ofspecializing in nutrition at the Caruth School of California and lectures regularly for The DentistsDental Hygiene, Texas A&M University System Insurance Company on professional liability riskHealth Science Center and Baylor College of management. (Pages 43, 60)Dentistry. (Pages 33, 49) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Brooke KozakFrank L. Higginbottom, DDS Ms. Kozak is the CDA Peer Review and JudicialDr. Higginbottom maintains a private practice Council manager. She assists members withof restorative, esthetic and implant dentistry questions related to dental ethics or resolvingin Dallas, Texas. He is also a professor in disputes that may arise in the delivery of dentalthe Department of Restorative Sciences and services to the public by CDA member dentists.Graduate Prosthodontics at Baylor College of (Page 5)Dentistry. (Pages 50, 56) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Philip J. Kroll, DDS, MAGDAllen S. Honigman, DDS, MS Dr. Kroll is in private practice focused onDr. Honigman has specialized in periodontics esthetics, implantology and occlusion. Dr.and implant dentistry in Phoenix, Ariz., since Kroll serves as director of occlusion for UCLA’s2001. He is a certified LANAP™ instructor and Graduate Center for Esthetic Dentistry.lecturer for Millennium Dental Technologies. (Pages 23, 24)(Page 26) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Honigmanhas financial or other interests of some nature in V. Kim Kutsch, DMDMillennium Dental Technologies. Dr. Kutsch maintains a private practice in Albany, Ore., and is an internationallyTerry E. Hoover, DDS recognized expert in dental caries and riskDr. Hoover is a full-time associate professor and assessment. (Page 67)vice chair of the Department of Dental Practice Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Kutsch hasat the Dugoni School of Dentistry in San financial or other interests of some nature in OralFrancisco. (Page 58) BioTech.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. 17
  20. 20. Speaker Biographies Samson Landeros Conor McNulty Mr. Landeros is a local TDIC commercial Mr. McNulty is the director of member programs insurance resource. He is an industry expert and for the California Dental Association. He has can help with your professional liability, property been with CDA since 2005, overseeing various and workers’ compensation insurance. (Page 43) membership initiatives and collaborations Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. throughout the organization. (Page 37) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Samuel B. Low, DDS, MS, MEd Dr. Low is professor emeritus at the University Anne Milar of Florida and is associate faculty of Pankey Ms. Milar is the dental benefits analyst for CDA. Institute. He is past president of the American She monitors and evaluates dental insurance Academy of Periodontology. (Page 34) industry developments on behalf of CDA Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Low has members. (Page 45) financial or other interests as a stockholder in Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Florida Probe. Diane Millar, RDH, MA Kenneth A. Malament, DDS Ms. Millar is an instructor at West Coast Dr. Malament has a practice limited to University and works in private practice in prosthodontics in Boston. A past president of the Newport Beach, Calif. She is a speaker and American Board of Prosthodontics, he is a clinical author and provides in-office, hands-on seminars. professor at Tufts University. (Pages 47, 68) (Pages 34, 70) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. G. Kent Mangelson Kiyokazu Minami, DDS Mr. Mangelson is an expert and has spent more Dr. Minami has maintained a private practice than 30 years helping professionals properly in Osaka, Japan, since 1990. He is the former structure lawsuit protection and tax reduction chair of the Academy of Clinical Dentistry and strategies. (Page 27) lectures for continuing education programs at Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Mangelson Meikai University and Asahi University in has financial or other interests of some nature in The Japan. (Page 29) American Society for Asset Protection. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Paul A. Manos, DDS K. William Mopper, DDS, MS Dr. Manos is the dental director for United Dr. Mopper is in private practice and is Concordia Dental Plans of California Inc. Dr. recognized as a pioneer in direct resin bonding. Manos is a licensed dentist in California and He is an adjunct professor at the University of graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Illinois and co-founder of Cosmedent Inc. (Page 49) (Pages 41, 56, 68) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Mopper has financial or other interests of some nature in Lance V. McCollough Cosmedent Inc. Mr. McCollough developed the first turnkey website solution for the professional marketplace Sherry Mostofi, Esq. at the beginning of the dot-com era and has Ms. Mostofi is a graduate of Yale Law School helped thousands of professionals with Internet and serves as legal counsel throughout marketing. (Page 33) California specializing in the formation of dental Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. McCollough corporations, dental practice leases and dental has financial or other interests of some nature in practice purchase and sales agreements. (Page 43) ProSites. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Ms. Mostofi has financial or other interests of some nature in Mostofi Law Group.18
  21. 21. Speaker BiographiesBob Mothershead Peter K. Pang, DDS, MAGDMr. Mothershead and his partner specialize Dr. Pang is an international speaker within finding dental practice locations, designing publications in several peer-reviewed journals.space, helping choose contractors, overseeing A leading expert in laser dentistry, he usesprojects and making sure the installation goes multiple wavelengths in his general practice insmoothly and on time. (Page 43) Sonoma, Calif. (Page 27)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Mothershead Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.has financial or other interests of some nature inPatterson Dental. Michael W. Perry, DDS Dr. Perry is the founder and president ofRamiro Murata, DDS, PhD Momentum Dental Business Consulting and aDr. Murata is an assistant professor at Ostrow national speaker. He practices general dentistrySchool of Dentistry of USC. His laboratory in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Page 50)evaluates the use of natural compounds to Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.prevent/treat infectious diseases. (Page 53)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Teresa Pichay Ms. Pichay is a practice analyst for CDA. ShePatrick Nelle works on managing the association’s wastewater,Mr. Nelle is a local TDIC Insurance Solutions environmental, and occupational health andlife/health agent. He is committed to finding the safety issues. She currently develops regulatoryright insurance to protect you, your family and compliance resources. (Page 5)your practice. (Page 33) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Dan J. Poticny, DDSBrad Newman Dr. Poticny is an adjunct clinical associateMr. Newman is a leader in marketing and professor at the University of Michigan Schoolbusiness development for dental offices. His of Dentistry. He is currently in a private practicefocus is on social media campaigns, Internet in Dallas, Texas. (Pages 40, 55)commercials and organic search engine Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Poticny hasoptimization. (Page 68) financial or other interests of some nature in researchConflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Newman is grants in 3M ESPE and Sirona Dental.the founder and chief officer of Dentainment. Janet A. Press, RDHJohn S. Olmsted, DDS, MS Ms. Press has been in specialty and generalDr. Olmsted has 35 years of clinical endodontic practice for 36 years, with 16 years clinicalpractice and is an adjunct professor at University experience in soft-tissue lasers and lecturesof Iowa and University of North Carolina at internationally. (Page 68)Chapel Hill. He served as AAE president and Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.ADA general chairperson. (Pages 34, 41)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. R.J. Przebinda Mr. Przebinda is co-founder and principal withBradford O’Neill, DDS Gold Leaf Group, a real estate corporation.Dr. O’Neill has a private practice in Aurora, He is recognized as a foremost expert in dentalColo., focusing on full mouth restorative using practice real estate. (Page 43)bonded porcelain. He has been using CEREC Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Przebinda hassince 1997 and joined Pacific Dental Services. financial or other interests of some nature in Gold(Page 46) Leaf Group.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Gregory L. Psaltis, DDS Dr. Psaltis has been in pediatric private practice for 33 years in Olympia, Wash. He is well published and lectures frequently on various dental topics. (Pages 24, 50, 70) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. 19
  22. 22. Speaker Biographies Steven L. Rasner, DMD David M. Roshkind, DMD, MBA, FAGD, Dr. Rasner is a well-known, award-winning MALD speaker in the U.S. and abroad and has Dr. Roshkind is past president of the Academy maintained an internationally recognized practice of Laser Dentistry and a certified laser educator. for 32 years. (Page 27) He is an assistant professor at the University Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. of Florida and Nova Southeastern University. (Pages 51, 59) Michael P. Rethman, DDS Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Dr. Rethman is a periodontist, scientist and past director of the U.S. Army Institute of Dental Ruchi K. Sahota, DDS Research. He is vice president of the ADA Dr. Sahota is a general dentist in Fremont, Calif., Foundation and an adjunct faculty member at the and is on staff at Washington Hospital. She is University of Maryland and Ohio State. (Page 35) also a clinical instructor at Dugoni School of Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Rethman has Dentistry. (Page 25) financial or other interests of some nature in Colgate. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Amber D. Riley-Burns, RDH, MS Abdi Sameni, DDS Ms. Riley-Burns lives and practices in Southern Dr. Sameni maintains a private practice in West California and is a clinical dental hygiene board Los Angeles, Calif., and is a clinical associate examiner for 18 states. (Page 27) professor of dentistry at the Ostrow School of Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Dentistry of USC. (Page 35) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Richard D. Roblee, DDS Dr. Roblee is internationally renowned for his Parish P. Sedghizadeh, DDS, MS work in interdisciplinary esthetic dentistry. He is Dr. Sedghizadeh is a tenure-track assistant a diplomat of the ABO, lectures worldwide and professor at the Ostrow School of Dentistry practices in Fayetteville, Ark. (Page 51) of USC and director of the USC Center for Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Roblee has Biofilms. (Page 53) financial or other interests of some nature in U.S. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. HealthRecord/TeamLINKS. Eric Z. Shapira, DDS, MAGD, MA, MHA Charles F. Rodgers, DDS Dr. Shapira practices and teaches dentistry. He is Dr. Rodgers is currently vice president of a professor of geriatric medicine and dentistry in Clinicians as well as regional partner for the Taiyuan and Zhangzhou, China. (Pages 36, 52) Colorado Utah region at Pacific Dental Services. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. He oversees Pacific Dental Services’ clinical direction as chair for its National Dental M. Nader Sharifi, DDS, MS Advisory Board. (Page 46) Dr. Sharifi is a recipient of the Gordon L. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Christensen Distinguished Lecturer Award, a fellow of the American College of Dentists and a Victor Rodriguez, AA, CDT, MAAIP member of the American Academy of Restorative Mr. Rodriguez maintains a private dental Dentistry. (Pages 24, 36, 42, 52) laboratory specializing in implant removable Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. prosthetics and All On-4 implants in Huntington Beach, Calif. He is a member of Pacific Coast Nicette Short Society for Prosthodontics. (Page 64) Ms. Short is a legislative advocate for CDA, Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. where she is responsible for the association’s health care reform policy analysis and legislative activity. (Page 30) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.20
  23. 23. Speaker BiographiesJohn Sillis, Esq. Robyn ThomasonMr. Sillis earned a master’s in nursing with a Ms. Thomason is the director of CDA’s Practiceminor in nursing administration. Based out of Support Center. She is also a content expert inSacramento, Calif., he practices law focused in the area of human resources. (Pages 13, 43)medical and dental malpractice defense. (Page 25) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Beth Thompson, RDH, BS, OMMichael S. Sparer, JD, PhD Ms. Thompson celebrates more than 30 yearsDr. Sparer is a professor and chair in the as an RDH. She is a principal in HygieneFusionDepartment of Health Policy and Management clinical dental hygiene consulting services andat the Mailman School of Public Health at founder of CareerFusion. (Page 27)Columbia University. (Page 49) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Lloyd V. Tilt, DDS, MSDwayne Story Dr. Tilt is a periodontist with 13 years experienceMr. Story is a local TDIC commercial insurance with the LANAP™ technique and is a clinicalresource. He is an industry expert and can help instructor for the Institute for Advanced Laserwith your professional liability, property and Dentistry. He has lectured widely and publishedworkers’ compensation insurance. (Page 58) on LANAP™ results. (Page 27)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Kerry K. Straine Jason TysonMr. Straine is a certified professional behavioral Mr. Tyson is a local vice president for Bankand values analyst. He was voted the No. 1 of America’s Practice Solutions group. Sincepractice management consultant in the U.S. joining the bank, he has established anin 2012. He has 25 years of dental industry outstanding track record of assisting dentistsconsultant experience. (Page 52) with their financing needs. (Page 43)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Straine is Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Mr. Tyson haspresident and CEO of Straine Consulting. financial or other interests of some nature in Bank of America.Terry T. Tanaka, DDSDr. Tanaka is a clinical professor in graduate William A. van Dyk, DDSprosthodontics at USC and maintains a practice Dr. van Dyk practices general dentistry in Sanlimited to prosthodontics and orofacial pain in Pablo, Calif., and serves as an associate professorChula Vista, Calif. (Pages 47, 52, 69) at Dugoni School of Dentistry. (Page 58)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS Kelli S. Vrla, CSP, BBA, BADr. Tarnow is currently a clinical professor of Ms. Vrla enlightens and “entertrains” worldwideperiodontology and director of implant education with her powerful topics. She makes “houseat Columbia University College of Dental calls” to help engage your team with leadershipMedicine. (Pages 47, 52) and excellence. (Pages 37, 54)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Tarnow has Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.financial or other interests of some nature in doingresearch for multiple companies. Victoria L. Wallace, CDA, RDA, LDAGeza T. Terezhalmy, DDS, MA Ms. Wallace has been a CDA, RDA since 1976Dr. Terezhalmy is professor and dean emeritus at with a designation of LDA in 2009. She lecturesthe School of Dental Medicine, Case Western on clinical procedures and dental team success.Reserve University. (Pages 36, 53) (Pages 38, 42, 59)Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Dr. Terezhalmy Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.has financial or other interests of some nature inDentsply. 21
  24. 24. Takashi Watanabe, DDS Dr. Watanabe currently maintains a private practice in Iwaki, Fukushima in Japan, and is a clinical professor and assistant director of continuing dental education at Meikai University School of Dentistry. He is president of the Japan Academy of Clinical Dentistry, and a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Periodontology. (Page 61) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Daniel R. Watkins, Esq. Mr. Watkins handles employment liability, property subrogation, complex toxic tort claims and medical and dental malpractice actions. He is licensed in California and Nevada and serves on TDIC’s defense panel. (Pages 43, 60) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. Arthur Wiederman, CPA, CFP Mr. Wiederman has been a dental CPA and financial planner for more than 25 years. He works with dentists to help them meet their personal and business financial goals. (Page 58) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported. DeWitt C. Wilkerson, DMDThis is why you Dr. Wilkerson is the director of dental medicine and a senior lecturer at the Dawson Academy. He is past president of the American Equilibrationdo what you do. Society. (Pages 38, 42) Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Whether you’re easing their pain or Corky Willhite, DDS, FAGD, FAACD Dr. Willhite is a fellow of the AGD and themaking them smile with more confidence, American College of Dentists. He is an accreditedtaking care of patients is why you became fellow of the AACD and spent years as an examiner for accreditation. His private practice isa dentist. And behind you all the way limited to cosmetic dentistry. (Pages 25, 54)is the California Dental Association. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported.Giving you a forum to learn and beinspired so that you can continue to dowhat you love—care for your patients.Renew at cda.orgto experience one of thetop member benefits—CDA Presents.

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