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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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Nov
22
Fri
31st Annual Virginia AGD Dental Conference @ Richmond Marriott Short Pump
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

31ST ANNUAL VIRGINIA AGD DENTAL CONFERENCE

featuring

“Functional Cosmetic Dentistry,
From Occlusion to Case Execution”

 

NOVEMBER 22ND, 2019
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

 

Immediately followed by complimentary AGD Annual Social
RSVP HERE

 

Richmond Marriott Short Pump

4240 Dominion Boulevard,

Glen Allen, VA 23060

 

REGISTER HERE

AGD Dentists: $199
AGD New* Dentists: $149
Staff: $99

 

John Nosti, D.M.D., F.A.G.D., F.A.C.E., F.I.C.O.I.

 

7 CE Credits, Code 780

Dr. John Nosti graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and went on to pursue an extensive post graduate education in cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, temporomandibular joint dysfunction and full mouth rehabilitation.
He practices with an emphasis on functional cosmetic dentistry in the southern state of New Jersey, where he has consistently been named a top dentist by his peers. Dr. Nosti holds Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Outside of his private practices, he has been a regular contributor to both Dentaltown’s online learning platform and Dentaltown magazine. He has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Economics, Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry and ADA state component journals.

He has been named a top educator by Dentistry Today and has been a featured speaker at the American Dental Association Annual Session, Yankee Dental Meeting, Rocky Mountain Dental Meeting, Townie Meeting, Bioresearch Annual Conference, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry annual session, AGD annual session, Florida Prosthodontic Society Annual Session, MidWestern Dental Association Annual Session, AZDA Annual Session, Buffalo Annual Dental Meeting, numerous Seattle Study Club meetings and private study clubs.John shares a passion for nutrition and physical fitness with his wife Jen, and has numerous certifications in personal training and weight management through the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Along with his wife Jen, he is the proud father of his daughter, Isabella, and his son, Anthony (AJ).

 

Course Description:

Do you want to perform more cosmetic dentistry in your office without having to market?  Are you unsure which patients are great candidates, what ceramic materials work best or what cement will be your best option? Patients today are as cosmetically motivated as they have ever been.  Join Dr. John Nosti as he discusses how to cultivate more functionally driven cosmetic dentistry out of your existing patient population.  He will discuss case selection, smile design principles, how to order your Waxup RX, preparation designs, temporization technique, cementation, materials, and all the records necessary from your first visit to delivery day, in addition to patient communication and case finishing! Attendees will leave the course with many pearls for immediate implementation. Bring the entire team along to get the whole staff on board!

*AGD New Dentists are 3 Years or Less from Graduation Date

 

Nov
23
Sat
31st Annual Virginia AGD Dental Conference @ Richmond Marriott Short Pump
Nov 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

31ST ANNUAL VIRGINIA AGD DENTAL CONFERENCE

A Complimentary Course for AGD Member Dentists…

 

“Understanding Legal Tools: Keys to Lawsuit Prevention,

License Protection and Tax Reduction

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23ND, 2019
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

 

Richmond Marriott Short Pump

4240 Dominion Boulevard,

Glen Allen, VA 23060

 

REGISTER HERE

AGD Dentists: Free, registration required

Non-Member Dentists: $30

 

Dr. Benjamin Dyches

 

4 CE Credits, Code 555

Benjamin T. Dyches is among a very small group qualified to both practice healthcare as a licensed provider and provide counsel for healthcare professionals and corporations. Read more here.

Course Description:

Our keynote speaker, Dr. Benjamin Dyches, uses his unique expertise in dentistry and law to educate dentists on ways to prevent threats from lawsuits. Dr. Dyches will explore a range of topics including techniques to protect personal and business assets from potential lawsuits, tax planning strategies and methods to structure professional licenses. Dr. Hamada Makarita will share with the attendees what he has learned through personal experience, give a glimpse from the other side, and advise what not to do.

Objectives:

  1. Learn the various causes of lawsuits from a direct, indirect source. These causes will not be limited to malpractice cases and will include causes from business and personal dealings with others.
  2. Study various ways to stop the motivation for lawsuits through the structuring of both personal and business assets.
  3. Explore the state laws that affect the outcome of lawsuits and how use of these state laws can work in your favor even if you do not reside in that state.
  4. Learn the difference in a revocable trust and a irrevocable trust and how this can affect both your estate planning and asset protection.
  5. Learn how the IRS views legal entities and how the use of said entities can have a dramatic effect on the amount you pay in income taxes.
  6. Learn how the negative consequences of the NPDB can be eliminated or reduced