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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.

Dr. Isabel Rambob


September 28, 2022
“Heels of Power: Boosting Your Professional Presence and Influence.” by Dr. Isabel Rambob

Lecture Topics:

  • Personal power
  • Professional presence in person and online
  • Building cohesive dental teams
  • Negotiation skills
  • Communication hacks to increase your credibility

Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Isabel Rambob is an assistant professor in the Department of Neural and Pain Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She is the founder of Rambob Training Services, LLC, a company that offers interpersonal communication skills coaching and training to dentists and dental teams. She is also a certified digital marketing professional, certified mediator and prolific speaker who has lectured in the USA, Europe, Asia and South America. Dr. Isabel Rambob received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of Feira de Santana, Brazil. She completed a one-year program in advanced education in comprehensive dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry then completed a one-year residency program in advanced education in general dentistry at Howard University College of Dentistry. Dr. Isabel Rambob is very passionate about teaching, mentoring, coaching, collaborating and volunteering. She is an avid knowledge seeker who believes that commitment to professional development is one of the keys to professional success.

Dr. Manny Kim, GWAWD guest speaker


November 30, 2022
“Integrative Physical Therapy, Pain, and TMD.” by Dr. Manny Kim, DPT, PRC 

Lecture Objectives:

  • Understanding the latest research on musculoskeletal/chronic pain
  • Connection of posture, breathing, and TMD/occlusion
  • Necessity for a multi-system, whole body approach to understand root causes of pain and dysfunction
  • Effective collaboration between dentists and integrative physical therapists

Speaker Bio: 

Dr. Manny Kim, DPT, PRC is an integrative physical therapist licensed in both Maryland and Virginia. A Chicago native, Manny received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

He is a proponent of integrative physical therapy which is a collaborative ‘whole body’ approach to care for the patient with an emphasis on finding the underlying influences and ‘drivers’ to postural patterns, pain, and dysfunction in the body.

Dr. Kim has extensive training and experience in Fascial Counterstrain (FCS) which is a whole body, multi-system approach to addressing pain, inflammation, and dysfunction in the entire body. Certification in the Counterstrain method is pending and expected in Sept 2022. See for more details on this technique.

He is also certified in Postural Restoration which is also another integrative approach that addresses postural patterns, poor airway management, and faulty movement patterns.

Dr. Kim has special interests in PTSD, post-concussion syndrome, airway management for sleep and performance, neurological/cranial development, and occlusion as it relates to posture. He is a strong proponent of interdisciplinary collaboration to provide the best outcomes for his patients.

Dr. Kim has his own physical therapy practice in Rockville, MD ( Dr. Kim is experienced in treating a wide variety of patients including chronic, acute, and complex pain patterns. His desire is for all his patients to achieve their full health and movement potential.


April 12, 2023
Details Coming Soon. 


04/06/22. “Radical Aging for Women.” Lecture by Pamela Peeke, MD

02/02/22. “Risk Reduction in the Practice of Dentistry.” Lecture by Natasha Wesker, Esq

12/01/21. “Diagnosis and Management of Oral Cancer – an Update.” Lecture by Robert Ord, MD, DDS

09/29/21. “The Essential Role of Dentists in the War on Diabetes.” Lecture by Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA

04/28/21. “Covid-19 and Oral Health.” Dr. Timothy Ricks

02/03/21. “Having it all: Making Your Practice Work for You.Christy Ratcliff, CPA, CVA

12/09/20. “Living Your Sane Self with Boundaries and Peace.” Pamela Brewer, MSW, Ph.D., LCSW-C, LICSW-PIP, LICSW, DCSW

09/30/20.“Implementing Dental Sleep Medicine Into Your Practice.” Lecture by Elias Kalantzis

04/29/20.“Is it Time to Eat Yet?  The Powerful New Science of Living in Natural Circadian Rhythm.” Lecture by Pamela Peeke MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM

02/25/20. “Oral Health and Dental Management for the Pregnant Patient.” Lecture by Dr. Barbara J. Steinberg

11/20/19. “The Tongue Tells the Story.” Lecture by Cheryl Shafer, RDH BS COM

10/02/19. “An Update on Breast Disease Benign, Malignant and In-between: For Self-Care and Professional Development.” Lecture by Dr. Rebecca Evangelista

05/01/19. “The science, or lack thereof, of medical marijuana and any dental implications.” Lecture by Richard L. Wynn, PhD

02/06/19. “The Digestive System: From Gingivitis to the Leaky Gut.” Lecture by Dr. Amri

12/05/18. “Introduction to Laser Dentistry.” Lecture by Dr. Pohlhaus

10/03/18. “Updates in Head and Neck cancer staging, treatment, radiotherapy design, and multidisciplinary engagement: Radiation Oncologists Partnering with Dentists.” Lecture by Dr. Brandi Page, M.D.

2018. “Best Practices for Managing HR in your Dental Practices.” Lecture by Donna Miracle-Canuel, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Senior HR Consultant and Lindsay Moore, Senior HR Consultant

04/11/18. “2017 ADA Humanitarian Award.” Lecture by Dr. Usa Bunnag, D.D.S.

12/06/17. “Aesthetic Analysis & Approach to Facial Rejuvenation and the Utilization of Botulinum toxin A in the Practice of Dentistry.” Lecture by Dr. Cheryl Burgess

04/05/17. “Addressing the Six Key Areas of Capital Accumulation and Protection.” Lecture by Ellen D. Tillman, CLU, ChFC, MBA

02/01/17. “Current Topics in Nutrition and Exercise.” Lecture by Tristram Kruger, DDS

12/07/16. “Brain Hygiene: How to Build a Beautiful Brain in Three Months.” Lecture by Dr. Majid Fotuhiu, MD PhD

10/05/16. “Anatomy 101, an Introduction to You.” Lecture by Dr. Joseph Pollack

05/04/16. “Attaining Financial Health throughout your Career.” Lecture by Kris Kornemann, CFP® and Allison McCarty, CFP®, CLTC

02/03/16. “Evaluation & Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint.” Lecture by Jodi Maron Barth, PT, CCI and Gincy Lockhart Stezar, PTA, CCI

12/02/15. “Getting the Most Out of Internal Marketing.” Lecture by Sue Demske

10/07/15. “Food and Mood: Surprising New Science.” Lecture by Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP

04/29/15. “Developing Women Leaders in Dentistry.” Lecture by: Distinguished Guest from the ADA, Kathleen O’Loughlin, D.M.D., M.P.H.

10/02/14. “Women’s Health Research.” Lecture by Janine Clayton, MD, and Christine Carter, PhD, MPH

05/07/14. “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

04/29/14. “Growing a Thriving & Resilient Dental Practice.” Lecture by Susan Commander Samakow, PCC, CPCC

02/05/14. “Skin Cancers in Dental Patients.” Lecture by Dr. Cheryl Burgess

02/04/14. “Advances in Current Geriatric Dentistry – Learning How To Care For Patients With Alzheimer’s Disease.” Lecture by Dr. Yellowitz, DMD, MPH, FASGD, DABSCD

11/06/13. “Eating Disorders & Your Patients.” Lecture by Laura K. Ratner, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD

10/02/13. “Botox & Dermal Fillers: Facial Injectables in the World of Dentistry.” Lecture by Gigi Meinecke, DMD, FAGD

02/05/13. “The ABC’s of HPV all the way to Z.” Lecture by Dr. Andre Farquharson

10/02/12. “Slip into Your Skinny Genes: How to Make Groundbreaking New Science Power You to Your Best Mind & Body.” Lecture by Dr. Pam Peeke

05/07/12. “Nutritional Style: A Seasonal Approach to Vibrant Health.” Lecture by Holli Thompson, CNHP, CHHC

05/01/12. “Sex & Health Update for Women.” Lecture by Barbara Steinberg, DDS

03/02/12. “From Waiting Room to Courtroom – How to Avoid Getting Sued.” Lecture by Dr. Robert Fleisher, DDS

02/07/12. “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.

11/08/11. “The Oral Systemic Link.” Lecture by Virginia Barnes DDS, MS“How To Stay Out Of Legal Trouble.” Lecture by Dr. Scott Gritz, D.D.S.

08/01/11. “Pelvic Health Essentials.” Lecture by Miriam Graham MSPT, MBA

07/29/11. “A Story NOT Silenced by Stage IV Oral Cancer.” Lecture by Eva Grayzel

05/03/11. “Communicating for Success & Leadership in your Practice.” Lecture by Sally J. Cram, D.D.S., MS

03/5/11. “Social Savvy: Understanding and Benefiting From Social Media in Your Personal and Professional Life.” Lecture by David Norton

02/01/11. “Women Oral Health Care Leaders serving our Military in Iraq.” Colonel Colleen Shull, D.D.S.,M.S.

11/02/10. “Your Pelvic Floor, Keeping it Healthy.” Lecture by Miriam Graham MSPT, MBA

09/21/10. “Update on The NIH Women’s Health Initiative (WHI).” Lecture by Phyllis Greenberger

05/04/10. “Facebook, Twitter & MySpace All Grown Up: Why Business Professionals Need Social Media to Succeed and Enhance Their Business.” Lecture by David Norton

02/02/10. “Identity Theft Protection. Is Someone Pretending to be You?” Lecture by Dr. Will Marling

11/03/09. “Women’s Health Update in Cardiology.” Lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Ross

09/22/09. “What’s New in Plastic Surgery with Dental Applications.” Lecture by Dr. Mitch Krieger