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September 29, 2019 - October 5, 2019

Study Clubs, Mutual Aid Groups – Why Are They Important?

Sep
30

September 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Study Clubs, Mutual Aid Groups – Why Are They Important?

2 CEU, Core • $75 Member Price

Study Clubs:

  • Are you a part of one? Would you like to be?
  • How do you start one? What are the resources SDDS has for you?
  • If you are already in a study club, would you like new members?
  • This evening’s program will give you the tools and information you need (and maybe introduce you to those who have the same interest!).
  • No commitment – just information.

Mutual Aid Groups:

  • Are you part of an “official” mutual aid group? Do you have a contract?
  • Should you be in one? What happens if you break your hand and can’t treat your patients?
  • Or if you need to be out of work for a period of time?
  • If you are a practice owner and you don’t have an associate or partner in your practice, a mutual aid group is a must. This part of the program will give you information about mutual aid groups, insurance options and much more. Who knows, you may meet your mutual aid partners at this very meeting!

Panel of Experts:

Bios coming soon!

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October 13, 2019 - October 19, 2019

Top 10 Practice Management Tips…Like Floss, They Work!

Oct
16

October 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Top 10 Practice Management Tips…Like Floss, They Work!

2 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

No argument here, there are 100 ways to succeed. The latest and greatest management trends are not brand new. Many successful practices distinguish themselves by getting back to the basics before they achieve the extraordinary. Discover how, without being the “bad boss”.

  • Make every action count… 1st impressions to treatment completion & beyond
  • Implement highly effective systems, protocol and policies… With less stress
  • Boost teamwork, productivity and profitability…In a “no drama zone”

Gayle Suarez; Dental Management Solutions, Inc.:

Gayle Suarez is a practice and team coach and speaker. In 1999 she founded Dental Management Solutions, Inc. after a successful clinical and administrative dental career. With experience in over 30 States and 100 cities, Gayle is a strong believer that every practice has the opportunity to exceed, no matter the location or the changing industry. She is passionate about guiding doctors and teams to develop personal and professional growth with effective systems for successful results that can last throughout the life of the practice.

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March 15, 2020 - March 21, 2020

Compliance, Fraud and Embezzlement, Oh My!

Mar
19

March 19, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Compliance, Fraud and Embezzlement, Oh My!

2 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

Are you ready for civil penalties of up to $11,000 per billing error?
Fraud takes place daily practices across the country. Most practices are unintentionally making errors by not controlling your practice or billing issues. The owner needs to be the leader of protection. Learn what to have your team supply and what only the owner should be in control of.

  • Learn why you need more than one bank account.
  • Only you should have control on finances
  • Update your coding and insurance information
  • Documentation: Not text messages!
  • Know every credit being issued.
  • No one person should run the entire practice.
  • Understanding the reports, you need to look at daily, weekly, monthly.

Christine Taxin:

Ms. Taxin, with over 30 years in the dental and medical fields, owns a management consulting company and speaks throughout the country providing dentists and dental office teams with her expertise in medical to dental cross-code billing, administrative systems, internal and external marketing and financial planning. Prior to starting her own company, Christine worked for a large New York City hospital as administrator of a critical department, managed an extensive practice and worked with Coaching Solutions and Dynamic Administrators consulting companies. She has trained in management at LVI. She is currently a guest speaker for Henry Schein, Patterson Dental, Carestream Dental I -Cat Congress Dental. She presents for the American Association of Dental Office Managers, Pennwell’s Professional Dental Assisting and the New York Academy of General Dentistry. She is also an adjunct instructor at NYU College of Dentistry and teaches in the residency programs at Maimonides Medical Center, Jamaica Hospital and St. Barnabas Hospital.

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April 19, 2020 - April 25, 2020

Become the Ultimate Data-Driven CEO

Apr
22

April 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Become the Ultimate Data-Driven CEO

2 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

30 years of proven strategies to increase your production, collections, and profitability, now integrated into the easiest to use Dental Management Dashboard is available to you. With real time information, organized in an easy to use format, you and your team will be able to stay focused on opportunities that will enable you to:

  • Increase revenue and collections by discovering opportunities in second
  • Build a financial model that rewards your team and you
  • Learn to create a culture of joy and fulfillment
  • Set KPIs to help you reach your goals more effectively and efficiently
  • Clarify what each team member must do to contribute to your success

Reduce your stress of not knowing what to, when to do it, and who should do, helping you deliver on your mission and achieve your goals.

Kerry Straine, President and CEO, Straine Consulting:

Kerry K. Straine, President and CEO, graduated from California State University at Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 1979 and has been in business and financial management for more than thirty years. Kerry is a Certified Straine Management System™ Consultant as well as a Certified Professional Behavioral & Values Analyst. It was Kerry’s education and experience in accounting that led to the development of The Straine Management System™, the premier platform that provides strategic planning, leadership and team development, policy and management system design, training, monitoring and coaching for dental professionals throughout the United States and Canada. Kerry also developed the Straine Practice Analysis™ as the first tool used by the dental industry more than 25 years ago to illustrate the opportunities that exist in a dental practice. Kerry’s mission has always been to advance the understanding, practice, and development of leadership for the benefit of all professionals in the dental industry. Kerry’s approach is unique in that he does not limit his vision to dental practices, but rather links the role of education and leadership to every aspect within the dental industry. In 2001 Henry Schein Dental selected Kerry as an instructor on leadership, laws of teamwork, communication, and practice management for its advanced professional education programs at Career Development.

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May 24, 2020 - May 30, 2020

Vendor Members – The Best Member Benefit!

May
28

May 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmAt SDDS Classroom

Vendor Members – The Best Member Benefit!

2 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

Course description coming soon!

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The Sacramento District Dental Society is an approved Continuing Education and Academy of General Dentistry provider through the Dental Board of California.