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2014 Annual Session Presentations

The following presentations took place at Annual Session 2014, Feb. 26-March 1, in Anaheim, Calif.

Thursday Presentations

Corporate Dentistry: Making an Informed Practice Decision
Dr. W. Carter Brown, FAGD, president-elect, Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Aaron Bumann, Minnesota ’13, member, New Dentist Committee, Academy of General Dentistry

Insurance: The Cornerstone of a Solid Financial Plan and Essential for Your Dental Career
Kelly Abeles, director, Council on Members Insurance and Retirement Programs, American Dental Association

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Explore the Scope and How to Enter OMS
Dr. Payam Afzali, immediate past president, Resident Organization of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Dr. Andrew Read-Fuller, vice president, Resident Organization of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

How to Stay in Your Office and Out of the Courtroom
Dr. Mario Catalano, consultant, Medical Protective

Preparing for Success: How to Fast-track Your Career after Dental School
Dr. Scott Cairns, owner dentist, Pacific Dental Services

Friday Presentations

Recognition and Intervention of Orthodontic Problems
Dr. Hugh R. Phillis, board member, American Association of Orthodontists

Essential Ergonomics for Dentists
Nat Colston, territory manager, A-dec

Mega Trends in Dentistry
Dr. Mark Hodge, clinical director, Heartland Dental

How Successful Dental Adhesion Can Lead to Increased Profits
Dr. Richard B. Goldman, FAGD, vice president for clinical products, Parkell

Hot Topic Breakout: Licensure
Dr. Becky Warnken, Marquette ’13, chair, 2014 National Leadership Conference Planning Committee 

Saturday Presentations

Personal Improvement Workshop: Financial skills
Ryan Schulte, CFP, financial advisor, Envision Wealth Group
Income based repayment program handout
Cash flow handout 

Personal Improvement Workshop: CVs and resumes
Dr. Colleen Greene, Harvard ’13, 2012-13 president 

Personal Improvement Workshop: Women in dentistry
Dr. Courtney Alexander, 2004-05 vice president 

Personal Improvement Workshop: How to be a rockstar in clinic
Dr. Becky Warnken, Marquette ’13, chair, 2014 National Leadership Conference Planning Committee
Dr. Ben Youel, Illinois ’13, chair, Leadership Development Work Group 

Chapter Improvement Workshop: Membership
James Kolstad, Marquette ’15, chair, Council on Membership
Danielle Bauer, CAE, director of membership 

Chapter Improvement Workshop: Communications
Lia Kalliath, Alabama ’14, chair, Council on Communications
Kim Schneider, publications manager  

Chapter Improvement Workshop: Activities and fundraising
Lauren Vitkus, Buffalo ’14, District 2 trustee
Jason Watts, Nova Southeastern ’15, District 5 trustee
Kris Mendoza, Los Angeles ’15, District 11 trustee 

Chapter Improvement Workshop: Advocacy
Seth Brooks, Oklahoma ’14, chair, Council on Advocacy
Andrew Welles, Marquette ’15, Districts 6 & 7 legislative coordinator  


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