General Meetings

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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.

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Upcoming General Meetings

March 8, 2020 - March 14, 2020

GM - A Day at The Office…Surefire Ways to Coordinate the Chaos

Mar
10

March 10, 2020 at 5:45 pm - 9:00 pmAt Hilton Sacramento Arden West

A Day at The Office…Surefire Ways to Coordinate the Chaos

3 CEU, 20% • $75 Member Price

6:00-7:30pm – Graze, Greet and Get CE (from our Vendors)
Small plates and food stations. Vendor tables and great deals.
Peer Networking—meet our members! Bring your team!
7:30-9:00pm – Seating, Desserts, and Program

Extraordinary customer service is the key to a successful practice – from the moment the phone rings for the appointment! Extraordinary service takes extraordinary teamwork; this program will present sure, rapid ways to achieve extraordinary patient and practice health, including:

  • Meeting and exceeding patient expectations
  • Advanced planning and morning huddle efficiency
  • Fundamental daily flow and operations

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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April 12, 2020 - April 18, 2020

GM - Top 10 Reasons Why Implants Fail or Look Ugly!

Apr
14

April 14, 2020 at 5:45 pm - 9:00 pmAt Hilton Sacramento Arden West

Top 10 Reasons Why Implants Fail or Look Ugly!

3 CEU, Core • $75 Member Price

5:45-6:45pm – Registration & Vendors
6:50-7:15pm – Announcements & Dinner
7:30-9:00pm – Speaker • 3 CE units, Core

Are you a whiz at implants? Have you ever, heaven forbid, had a failure or one that just didn’t work out? Dr. Eggleston will share his “secrets” and hopefully give the audience some tricks of the trade when it comes to implant success. Whether you are placing or restoring, this presentation is designed to help dentists have more successful cases and keep the pitfalls away – and have a little fun along the way!

  • Pitfalls and complications – how to handle them and mistakes that have been made
  • Reasons implants are successful
  • Reasons implants fail and tips to avoid failure
  • Immediate placement, immediate load
  • Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Jim Eggleston, DDS:

Dr. Eggleston has been practicing the art and science of dentistry since 1992, graduating from the University of the Pacific, San Francisco. His extensive education and training in cosmetic and implant dentistry have made him a leader in his field. Dr. Eggleston believes that if you want to be the best, you must learn from the best. He has invested thousands of continuing education hours and dollars into learning all he can from leaders in the dental field so that you can receive the safest, most advanced treatment alternatives for your dental health. Dr. Eggleston has proudly achieved his Mastership with the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

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May 10, 2020 - May 16, 2020

GM - Taking the Bite Out of California’s Tooth Decay

May
12

May 12, 2020 at 5:45 pm - 9:00 pmAt Hilton Sacramento Arden West

Taking the Bite Out of California’s Tooth Decay

3 CEU, Core • $75 Member Price

5:45-6:45pm – Registration & Vendors
6:50-7:15pm – Announcements & Dinner
7:30-9:00pm – Speaker • 3 CE units, Core

We are honored to bring Dr. Jay Kumar (our very own SDDS member!) to this GM to discuss the status of oral health and future oral health strategies for our state. Dr. Kumar will provide practitioners with an understanding of the state oral health planning process and the roadmap it provides for improving oral health in California.

  • To understand the magnitude of oral health problems in California
  • To discuss the objectives and strategies of the California Oral Health Plan
  • To describe the role practitioners can play in implementing the strategies

Jayanth Kumar, DDS; California State Dental Director:

Dr. Kumar was appointed to the position of State Dental Director, California Department of Public Health by Governor Jerry Brown in August 2015. Dr. Kumar is a board-certified specialist in dental public health and a former director and president of the American Board of Dental Public Health. Before joining the California Department of Public Health, he was state dental director in New York where he held multiple positions.

He has served as a consultant to many national and international organizations including the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, NIH, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), the American Dental Association (ADA), Health Canada, and the National Academies’ National Research Council (NRC).

He led the efforts in California to develop the California Oral Health Plan. He is currently engaged in implementing the 2016 Tobacco Tax Oral Health Initiative and assisting the California Department of Health Care Services in implementing the Medical 2020 Dental Transformation Initiative.

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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.