Speaker Information

Mr. Charles Loretto
Plano, TX
Financial Planning/Practice Ownership

Mr. Imtiaz Manji
Scottsdale, AZ
Practice Growth/Transitions

Mr. John McGill
Charlotte, NC
Financial/Tax Planning

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani

Interdisciplinary Treatment/Restorative

Dr. Scott Parazynski
Houston, TX
Extreme Environments as a Catalyst for Innovation

Mr. Robert Spiel
Idaho Falls, ID
Communications/ Management

Dr. Mollie Winston
Roswell, GA
Oral Surgery/Implants


GOLD Program

GOLD = Graduates Of the Last Decade. If you’ve been in dentistry for ten years or less, or you are currently in dental school, this program is a must. Our renowned speakers provide clarity on the state of dentistry as a profession and as business, give concrete advice on how to define your objectives and establish the right path for a deeply rewarding career.

Welcome & Keynote Address 8-9:15 a.m.
Risk is an Essential Part of Success | Dr. Scott Parazynski
Dr. Parazynski is an astronaut and medical doctor who was recently inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame. He has taken seven space walks, summited Mount Everest, done deep-sea dives around the world and even descended into the world's newest lava lake (in Nicaragua). Accepting a degree of risk is an absolutely essential part of success. Dr. Parazynski will share the keys to assessing and managing those inevitable risks. Find out from this incredibly inspiring speaker the real secrets of planning to succeed, but also being prepared for setbacks along the way.

Your Hopes and Your Fears | Imtiaz Manji 9:15–10:15 a.m.
The first years in practice are filled with a lot choices and new doctors just want to focus on delivering patient care. It’s important to be in the right place both clinically and business-wise to achieve what you want. Learn how to put yourself on a guided path for today’s successes and future opportunities.

Why You Must Own in Dentistry! | Charles Loretto 10:30-11:30 a.m.
This is a must hear lecture on the benefits of ownership. You will see and hear the critical steps that you need to get right as a new dentist. You will see the math of owning versus working as an employee and learn when and how to deal with dental school debt. There are more career considerations than ever before in dentistry. Compare and contrast the options every new dentist needs to know.

If You Don’t See It, You Can’t Treat It | Dr. Ricardo Mitrani 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
A skill that all the best dentists cultivate is the ability to see comprehensively when the patient opens wide. This is your chance to hear some real-world advice from an accomplished prosthodontist and clinical educator about what to look for, how to treatment plan and how to get patients to see it too.

Lunch is on your own from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Formulas for Success| John McGill 1:30-2:30 p.m.
How can you achieve financial success with all that student loan debt? Learn how to avoid costly financial mistakes and achieve financial success by using optimum strategies for paying off student loans and other debt, determine whether to use funds to accelerate debt or to save, retirement saving strategies, obtaining necessary insurance coverages and winning investment strategies.

Better Together: The Power of Interdisciplinary Cooperation | Dr. Mollie Winston 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
In a profession where it is easy to become isolated within your own practice, it is the clinicians who break out and team up with their colleagues who ultimately provide the best patient experience. Hear about great cases, the power of clinical partnerships and the special value every dentist can realize by building strong relationships with their professional colleagues.

Igniting the Leader Within You | Robert Spiel 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Being a successful dentist is about more than providing great dental care. It’s also about thinking entrepreneurially and being an effective and inspiring team leader who can communicate a practice vision. Join Mr. Spiel to learn how to develop these crucial leadership skills.

Closing Remarks by Emcee, Imtiaz Manji, “So What Do I Do on Monday?” | 4:45 – 5 p.m.

Join us for a networking reception after the course to mingle with other dentists and continue the conversation from 5 – 5:45 p.m.


Course: Fr500
Date/Time: 3/24/2017   8:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Type: Registered
Audience: Dentists, Students
Dentist Fee: $75.00
Other Fee: $75.00
Room: GWCC, A411