Dental industry lectures to stir your curiosity.  Mark your calendars!

We are proud to be an AGD approved program provider.  Our quarterly lectures will offer two (2) CE credits.

October 4, 2017:  Lecture by James A. Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG

Presentation Summary: To inform the audience as to what’s normal sexual function across the lifecycle: what’s problematic: and what the available treatments are for those problems if and when they emerge.

Dr. James Simon is Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, USA. He is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG) in both obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinology and infertility; by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD) as a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD); by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) as a Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP); by the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) as an ISSWSH Fellow (IF); and by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) as a Certified Sexuality Counselor.
December 6, 2017:  “Aesthetic Analysis & Approach to Facial Rejuvenation and the Utilization of Botulinum toxin A in the Practice of Dentistry.”
Lecture by Dr. Cheryl Burgess
February 7, 2018:  “Best Practices for Managing HR in your Dental Practices.”
Lecture by Amy Polefrone, President/CEO of HR Strategy Group, LLC and Lindsay Moore, Sr. HR Consultant of HR Strategy Group, LLC

Presentation Summary: In this presentation, you will be introduced the essentials of HR for small businesses, with an emphasis on dental practices.  You will learn how to reduce your practice’s exposure to employer risk and liability.  We will discuss a framework of best practices so that you can review and improve your HR risk framework within the context of current employment law.

Amy Polefrone, MPA, SPHR, CVR is an experienced leader with more than 25 years of experience in human resources. She is the President/CEO of HR Strategy Group, LLC, a human resources consulting firm that specializes in human resources and advisory services, compensation services, and customized training solutions for growing companies. Amy has extensive experience working with clients in nonprofits, high tech start-ups, telecommunications, information technology, insurance, education and other small business sectors.  She focuses on executive HR management consultations with the CEOs and CFOs at the organizations she serves.

Lindsay Moore, MA, PHR, SHRM-CP, is an experienced HR leader with more than 10 years of experience in management and human resources. She is a Senior Human Resources Consultant with HR Strategy Group, LLC, a human resources consulting firm that specializes in human resources and advisory services, compensation services, and customized training solutions for growing companies.  Lindsay has extensive experience working with federal contractors, real estate, healthcare, telecommunications, information technology, insurance, higher education and small business & non-profit enterprises.

To read more about Amy and Lindsay, please click here.

April 11, 2018:  “Stressbusters & Sexy Legs.”
Lecture by Dr. Terri Stone, Internal Medicine, Primary Care Physician with MEDSTAR, Lafayette Center, Washington DC and Dr. Misaki Kiguchi, Vascular Surgeon with MEDSTAR Heart & Vascular Institute, Georgetown University Hospital

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“Food and Mood: Surprising New Science.”
Lecture by Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP

“Getting the Most Out of Internal Marketing.”
Lecture by Sue Demske

“Evaluation & Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint.”
Lecture by Jodi Maron Barth, PT, CCI and Gincy Lockhart Stezar, PTA, CCI

“Attaining Financial Health throughout your Career.”
Lecture by Kris Kornemann, CFP® and Allison McCarty, CFP®, CLTC

“Developing Women Leaders in Dentistry.”
Lecture by: Distinguished Guest from the ADA, Kathleen O’Loughlin, D.M.D., M.P.H.

“Growing a Thriving & Resilient Dental Practice.”
Lecture by Susan Commander Samakow, PCC, CPCC

“Advances in Current Geriatric Dentistry – Learning How To Care For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease.”
Lecture by Dr. Yellowitz, DMD, MPH, FASGD, DABSCD

“How To Stay Out Of Legal Trouble.”
Lecture by Dr. Scott Gritz, D.D.S.

‘Women’s Health Research.”
Lecture by Janine Clayton, MD, and Christine Carter, PhD, MPH

“Botox & Dermal Fillers: Facial Injectables in the World of Dentistry.”
Lecture by Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD

“Eating Disorders & Your Patients.”
Lecture by Laura K. Ratner, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD

“Skin Cancers in Dental Patients.”
Lecture by Dr. Cheryl Burgess

“Hearing and the Professional Ear.”
Lecture by S. Jane Kirksey, Au.D., FAAA, ADA, Doctor of Audiology and  Suzanne Noonan, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Doctor of Audiology

“Slip into Your Skinny Genes: How to Make Groundbreaking New Science Power You to Your Best Mind & Body.”
Lecture by Dr. Pam Peeke

“From Waiting Room to Courtroom – How to Avoid Getting Sued.”
Lecture by Dr. Robert Fleisher, DDS

“Current Topics in Nutrition and Exercise.”
Lecture by Tristram Kruger, DDS

“Addressing the Six Key Areas of Capital Accumulation and Protection.”
Lecture by Ellen D. Tillman, CLU, ChFC, MBA

“The ABC’s of HPV all the way to Z.”
Lecture by Dr. Andre Farquharson

“Nutritional Style: A Seasonal Approach to Vibrant Health.”
Lecture by Holli Thompson, CNHP, CHHC

“A Story NOT Silenced by Stage IV Oral Cancer.”
Lecture by Eva Grayzel

“The Oral Systemic Link.”
Lecture by Virginia Barnes DDS, MS

“Legal Issues for Women Health Professionals.Women Dentists & Women Divorce Attorneys. Both are associated with pain. How do we keep the client’s coming back?”
Lecture by Heather Hostetter Esq.

“Sex & Health Update for Women.”
Lecture by Barbara Steinberg, DDS

“Social Savvy: Understanding and Benefiting From Social Media in Your Personal and Professional Life.”
Lecture by David Norton

“Pelvic Health Essentials.”
Lecture by Miriam Graham MSPT, MBA

“Communicating for Success & Leadership in your Practice.”
Lecture by Sally J. Cram, D.D.S., MS

“Your Pelvic Floor, Keeping it Healthy.”
Lecture by Miriam Graham MSPT, MBA

“Update on The NIH Women’s Health Initiative (WHI).”
Lecture by Phyllis Greenberger

“Facebook, Twitter & MySpace All Grown Up: Why Business Professionals Need Social Media to Succeed and Enhance Their Business.”
Lecture by David Norton

“Identity Theft Protection. Is Someone Pretending to be You?”
Lecture by Dr. Will Marling

“What’s New in Plastic Surgery with Dental Applications.”
Lecture by Dr. Mitch Krieger

“Women’s Health Update in Cardiology.”
Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Ross