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The Virginia AGD and its components are dedicated to improving patient care through lifelong learning. That dedication is supported by the programs and events that assist AGD members to achieve their professional and educational goals.

Our calendar contains a current listing of Virginia AGD programs and events. Please be sure to check it on a regular basis as it will serve as the source for the latest information. If you have questions about a listed program or event, please contact the organizer located in the event listing. If you have general questions regarding the overall use of the calendar, please feel free to contact the Virginia AGD.

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Feb
20
Thu
Retirement Readiness: How To Prepare Today for Life After Dentistry
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 22 @ 8:30 pm

Spring MasterTrack
32nd Annual VAGD Conference: Accelerate Your Practice

 

7 CE Credits, Code 550
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Marriott Short Pump
Glen Allen, VA

Objectives:
This presentation was designed for both dentists and their staff to provide tools to close the back door so that new patients stay and existing patients get back in the chair. Sandy will share verbal skills and systems that will benefit each position in the practice.

Attendees will receive an action plan for implementing systems for practice growth.

Learning Objectives

• Increase efficiency
• Improve phone skills
• Gain control over broken appointments
• Learn how to reactivate and retain more patients
• Establish systems that will give more control and prediction in income
• Learn how to communicate more effectively with patients and each other
• Increase treatment acceptance

Sandy Pardue:

Sandy Pardue is Director of Consulting with Classic Practice Resources. She is a keynote speaker, author and practice management consultant. She has assisted hundreds of doctors with practice expansion and staff development over the past 25 years. She is known for her comprehensive and interesting approach to dental office systems and offers a refreshing point of view on how to become more efficient and productive in a dental practice. Dentistry Today Magazine has recognized Sandy as a Leader in Consulting every year since 2003.

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $199
AGD New Dentists: $149
Staff: $99

 

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $950
Non-AGD Dentists: $1195
Staff: $99

 

Mar
20
Fri
When Less Becomes More: Utilizing Advanced Tools and Techniques for Maximum Effect
Mar 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

 

“When Less Becomes More: Utilizing Advanced Tools and Techniques for Maximum Effect”

7 CE Credits, Code 070
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
TD Bank: 1919 Gallows Road
Tysons, VA 22182

Objectives:

After attending this course, the participant will:

• Understand how advancements in metallurgy and instrument design have been combined to create a shaping system which adhere to a philosophy focused on dentin preservation.
• Understand the concept of percervical dentin preservation.
• Understand the attributes of various irrigating solutions and advanced delivery and activation tools which take advantage of recent material advancements to combat bacteria.

Dr. George Bruder:

Dr. Bruder was the fouding Chair of the Department of Endodontics and Director of the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Endodontics at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine from 2206-2015. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Edward M. Ostek Educator Award from the AAE and is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Bruder is a diplomate of the APE and the Coordinator of Micro-Endodontics and Endodontic Technologies in the Advanced Graduate Program in Endodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Bruder has delivered more than 750 lectures nationally and internationally and published numerous lectures nationally and internationally and published numerous articles on Micro-Endodontics and Endodontic technologies. In addition, he has authored and co-authored numerous textbook chapters including the chapter on non-surgical Micro-Endodontic Retreatments with Dr. Robert White in Color Atlas of Endodontics, by Dr. William Johnson.

Notice to audience: This speaker is being compensated by Dentsply Sirona for this event and does have monetary or other interests with Dentsply Sirona and/or with any company whose products are discussed or presented in this presentation.

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $199
AGD New Dentists: $149
Staff: $99

Apr
17
Fri
Fixed Prosthodontics in General Practice
Apr 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Spring MasterTrack
“Fixed Prosthodontics in General Practice”

16 Participation CE Credits, Code 610
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 1: Atlantic Union Bank, 1800 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA
Day 2: ProTech Dental Studios, 1890 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA

*Venues are located half a mile from eachother.  The closest hotels are locaked two miles from both venues;  the Reston Westin and the Reston Sheraton.  There is no roomblock.*

In this two-day program, Dr. Nash will describe various indirect techniques and materials for restoring natural teeth and replacing missing teeth. Porcelain veneers, ceramic inlays, onlays, full crowns and fixed bridges will be shown in step by step fashion. Hands on exercises will be conducted on typodonts to illustrated preparation design for various restoration types. Principles of smile design and occlusion will be covered as they relate to full mouth rehabilitation.

Objectives:
1. Learn materials for indirect restorations
2. Learn preparation designs for various restorative materials
3. Learn placement techniques for indirect restorations
4. Learn principles for full mouth rehabilitation

Dr. Ross W. Nash was an engineer and chemist before entering dental school at the University of North Carolina in 1974. He has practiced general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry since 1978. He currently practices full time in Huntersville, North Carolina. He and his wife, Debra Engelhardt-Nash, are co-founders of the Nash Institute for Dental Learning in Huntersville, where they provide continuing clinical and practice management education for dentists and team members. Dr. Nash is an Accredited Fellow in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics.

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $950
Non-AGD Dentists: $1195
Staff: $99

 

Apr
18
Sat
Fixed Prosthodontics in General Practice
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

“Fixed Prosthodontics in General Practice”

16 Participation CE Credits, Code 610
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Day 1: Atlantic Union Bank, 1800 Robert Fulton Drive, Reston, VA
Day 2: ProTech Dental Studios, 1890 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA

*Venues are located half a mile from eachother.  The closest hotels are locaked two miles from both venues;  the Reston Westin and the Reston Sheraton.  There is no roomblock.*

In this two-day program, Dr. Nash will describe various indirect techniques and materials for restoring natural teeth and replacing missing teeth. Porcelain veneers, ceramic inlays, onlays, full crowns and fixed bridges will be shown in step by step fashion. Hands on exercises will be conducted on typodonts to illustrated preparation design for various restoration types. Principles of smile design and occlusion will be covered as they relate to full mouth rehabilitation.

Objectives:
1. Learn materials for indirect restorations
2. Learn preparation designs for various restorative materials
3. Learn placement techniques for indirect restorations
4. Learn principles for full mouth rehabilitation

Dr. Ross W. Nash was an engineer and chemist before entering dental school at the University of North Carolina in 1974. He has practiced general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry since 1978. He currently practices full time in Huntersville, North Carolina. He and his wife, Debra Engelhardt-Nash, are co-founders of the Nash Institute for Dental Learning in Huntersville, where they provide continuing clinical and practice management education for dentists and team members. Dr. Nash is an Accredited Fellow in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics.

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $950
Non-AGD Dentists: $1195
Staff: $99

 

Dec
4
Fri
32nd Annual VAGD Conference: Accelerate Your Practice
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

32nd Annual VAGD Conference: Accelerate Your Practice

 

7 CE Credits, Code 550
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Marriott Short Pump
Glen Allen, VA

Objectives:
This presentation was designed for both dentists and their staff to provide tools to close the back door so that new patients stay and existing patients get back in the chair. Sandy will share verbal skills and systems that will benefit each position in the practice.

Attendees will receive an action plan for implementing systems for practice growth.

Learning Objectives

• Increase efficiency
• Improve phone skills
• Gain control over broken appointments
• Learn how to reactivate and retain more patients
• Establish systems that will give more control and prediction in income
• Learn how to communicate more effectively with patients and each other
• Increase treatment acceptance

Sandy Pardue:

Sandy Pardue is Director of Consulting with Classic Practice Resources. She is a keynote speaker, author and practice management consultant. She has assisted hundreds of doctors with practice expansion and staff development over the past 25 years. She is known for her comprehensive and interesting approach to dental office systems and offers a refreshing point of view on how to become more efficient and productive in a dental practice. Dentistry Today Magazine has recognized Sandy as a Leader in Consulting every year since 2003.

REGISTER HERE
AGD Dentists: $199
AGD New Dentists: $149
Staff: $99