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2021 Speakers


Ms. Lois Banta Practice Management Format: Virtual Grain Valley, MO

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016 from American Association of Dental Office Management
  • Top 25, Women in Dentistry  2016
  • Owner, Banta Consulting, Inc and The Speaking Consulting Network

Mr. Kirk Behrendt Motivational/Communication Format: Virtual Overland Park, KS

  • CEO, ACT Dental Practice Coaching
  • Dentistry Today, Top Leaders in Dental Consulting

Ms. Judy Bendit Aging Oral Health/Ergonomics/Caries/Instrument Sharpening Format: Virtual Delray Beach, FL

  • Faculty, Temple Dental
  • National speaker for more than 20 years
  • Volunteer, U.S. and International 

Dr. Lee Ann Brady Restorative/Implants Format: Virtual Phoenix, AZ

  • Private practice
  • Director of Education, Pankey Institute
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Inside Dentistry and Dentaltown

Dr. William Bruce II Esthetics & Occlusion Format: In Person Simpsonville, SC

  • Private practice 
  • Adjunct Professor, Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine
  • Accredited Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Gordon Christensen Prosthodontics Format: Virtual Provo, UT

  • CEO, Clinicians Report Foundation (CR)
  • Founder and CEO, Gordon J. Christensen Practical Clinical Courses (PCC)
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Utah School of Dentistry

Dr. David Clark Composites Format: Virtual Tacoma, WA

  • Founder, Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
  • Director, Bioclear Learning Centers
  • Course Director, Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute

Mr. Brandon Collier Financial Planning & Investments/Practice Transitions Format: Virtual Cleveland, OH

  • Dental attorney helping doctors navigate their practice and finances 
  • Speaker, Collier & Associates seminars
  • Publisher, Collier & Associates Doctors' Newsletter 

Dr. Harold Crossley Pharmacology Format: In Person Trappe, MD

  • Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland Dental School
  • Honorary Member, Hinman Dental Society
  • Member, International and American College of Dentists

Ms. Karen Davis Health & Wellness/Dental Hygiene Format: Virtual Richardson, TX

  • Top Clinician in Continuing Education, recognized by Dentistry Today
  • Columnist, RDH Magazine
  • Practicing RDH 

Dr. Todd Davis Occlusion Format: In Person Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: comprehensive restorative 
  • Visiting Faculty, Pankey Institute and Spear Education 

Dr. Amy Dayries-Ling Health & Wellness Format: Virtual Roswell, GA

  • Private practice
  • Host of Whole Healing Radio Show through United Intentions Media Network
  • Author of Solve Your Sleep: Get to the Core of Your Snore for Better Health

Dr. Michael Fling Restorative/Cosmetic Dentistry Format: Virtual Oklahoma City, OK

  • Private practice: aesthetic and restorative dentistry 
  • Founder and President, Fling Seminars
  • Associate Professor and Director, Department of Advanced Restorative Dentistry at Oklahoma University College of Dentistry 

Ms. Susan Gunn Financial Organization & Embezzlement Format: Virtual Arlington, TX

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Author of 44 text books geared for professional practices
  • Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Mr. Larry Guzzardo Practice Management Format: In Person Atlanta, GA

  • Dental practice management consultant
  • Visiting Faculty, The Dawson Academy 
  • Head Instructor, All-Star Dental Academy

Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves Endodontics Format: Virtual San Antonio, TX

  • Editor, Journal of Endodontics
  • Diplomate, American Board of Endodontists
  • Completed four Ironman triathlons

Dr. Randy Huffines Medically Complex Patients Format: In Person Johnson City, TN

  • Director, Geriatric Dentistry at the Quillen Medical Center
  • Past President and Fellow, American Society for Geriatric Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Special Care Dentistry

Ms. Janice Hurley Practice Management Format: In Person Carlsbad, CA

  • Author, Dental Image Branding - How to Create Optimal Patient Impact
  • Lifetime Award Winner, American Association of Dental Office Management 2019
  • In-office dental consultant

Dr. Mark Hyman Management & Leadership/Treatment Planning Format: In Person Greensboro, NC

  • Private practice
  • Adjunct Full Professor, University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Listed as a "Top Leader" in Dental Continuing Education by Dentistry Today Magazine since 2001

Dr. Wayne Kerr Life and Business Skills, Clinical Tips, Inspiration, Practice Management Format: Virtual Stockbridge, GA

  • Mastership and Life Long Learning and Service Recognition Award, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellowship, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy

Dr. Paul Kudyba, Jr. Prosthetic Implant Complications Format: In Person Sugar Hill, GA

  • Private practice: prosthodontics
  • Faculty, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University Department of Oral Rehabilitation

Dr. Roger Levin Practice Management Format: In Person Owings Mills, MD

  • CEO, Levin Group
  • Member, Editorial Boards of Dental Economics, Compendium and Profitable Dentist
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner

Mr. Charles Loretto Financial Services Format: Virtual Plano, TX

  • Partner and Investment Advisor, Cain Watters and Associates
  • Founder, National Dental Placements (NDP)

Dr. Samuel Low Periodontics Format: Virtual Palm Coast, FL

  • Professor Emeritus, Periodontics, University of Florida College of Dentistry
  • Faculty and Board, Pankey Institute
  • Past President, American Academy Periodontology

Dr. Glenn Maron Oral Surgery & Grafting/Local Anesthesia Format: In Person Atlanta, GA

  • Private practice: oral and maxillofacial surgery 
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Thomas McDonald Restorative Dentistry Format: In Person Athens, GA

  • Private practice: restorative dentistry  
  • Clinical Instructor Oral Rehabilitation, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Editorial Review Board, Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Edward McLaren Esthetics, Restorative & Ceramics Format: Virtual Park City, UT

  • Founded UCLA Dental School's Advanced Esthetic and Restorative Graduated Dentistry Program
  • Founded UCLA School's Master Ceramist Program
  • Founded UAB School's Advanced Esthetic Restorative and Biomaterials Masters Graduate Program

Dr. Gigi Meinecke Facial Injectables Format: In Person Potomac, MD

  • Private practice: general dentistry
  • Immediate Past President, Maryland Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists

Dr. Ben Miraglia Orthodontics/Airway Issues Format: In Person Mt. Kisco, NY

  • President's Council, Northern Westchester Hospital
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry
  • Master Faculty, Align Technology

Dr. Mark Murphy Practice and Restorative Success Format: In Person Rochester Hills, MI

  • Private practice: dental sleep medicine 
  • Practice Consulting
  • Faculty, ProSomnus, Pankey and University of Detroit Mercy Dental School

Ms. Shannon Nanne Oral Pathology Format: In Person Sagamore Hills, OH

  • Executive Director, The Global Oral Cancer Forum
  • Authored articles in RDH, JPH, In Focus and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene
  • Recipient, The Award for Excellence in Public Service from The Oral Cancer Foundation

Dr. Uche Odiatu Wellness/Health & Nutrition Format: Virtual Toronto, ON Canada

  • Co-author, Fit for the LOVE of It!  and The Miracle of Health
  • Certified personal trainer
  • Professional Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Dr. Jeffrey Pafford Endodontics Format: In Person Decatur, GA

  • Private practice: endodontics
  • Part-time Faculty, Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Founding Member, International Academy of Endodontics

Ms. Laci Phillips Practice Management & Team Building Format: Virtual Chesterfield, MI

  • Co-founder, Practice Dynamics Coaching Group
  • Passionate leadership coach
  • More than 26 years of leadership and team building

Dr. Constantine Politis Periodontics Format: Virtual River Forest, IL

  • Private practice: periodontics
  • Past Director of Clinical Periodontics, Loyola University School of Dentistry

Dr. Michael Pruett Implants & Sedation Format: In Person Augusta, GA

  • Private practice: implants and oral surgery
  • Director, General Practice Residency, and Assistant Professor of Restorative Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

Ms. Amber Riley Pathophysiology & Forensic Dentistry Format: Virtual

  • Member, The Oral Cancer Foundation RDH Advisory Panel
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Private practice

Dr. David Rothman Pediatric Dentistry Format: Virtual San Francisco, CA

  • Private practice: pediatrics
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Lee Silverstein Periodontics Format: In Person Marietta, GA

  • Private practice: periodontics
  • Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontics, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
  • Author and contributor to several textbooks

Dr. Jay Smith Restorative/Implants Format: In Person Atlanta, , GA

  • Private Practice: prosthodontics
  • Lectures nationally and internationally on esthetic, implant and restorative dentistry

Dr. Jamison Spencer Dental Sleep Medicine & TMJ Disorders Format: Virtual Taylorsville, UT

  • Private practice: dental sleep medicine and TMD
  • Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Pain

Dr. Samuel Strong Implants Fixed & Removable/Cosmetic Dentistry Format: Virtual Little Rock, AR

  • Private practice
  • Co-founder, Massad Impression Trays
  • Contributor, AGD's General Dentistry

Dr. Sully Sullivan Practice Growth Format: In Person Brentwood, TN

  • Private practice
  • Creator, Millennial Dentist Podcast
  • Teaching Faculty, 3D Dentists in Raleigh, NC

Dr. John Svirsky Oral Pathology Format: Virtual Richmond, VA

  • Private practice with focus on oral medicine and oral pathology
  • Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

Dr. Lori Trost Dental Team & Dental Assisting Format: Virtual Red Bud, IL

  • Private practice: restorative dentistry 
  • Educator and author

Mr. Thomas Viola Pharmacology Format: In Person Columbus, NJ

  • Instructor of pharmacology and local anesthesia for 16 dental professional degree programs
  • Clinical pharmacist with more than 30 years experience, specializing in the care of medically complex patients

Mrs. Rachel Wall Hygiene Productivity Format: Virtual Charlotte, NC

  • CEO, Inspired Hygiene, Inc.
  • Hinman Featured Clinician in 2019
  • International Speaker

Ms. Olivia Wann OSHA/Regulatory Compliance Format: In Person Dover, TN

  • Publisher, OSHA and HIPAA Compliance Manuals
  • Consultant, OSHA, HIPAA, Infection Control and HR
Education & Events

2021 Keynote Speaker:           Nicole Malachowski

 Friday, March 12, 2021

12:30 p.m. EST


Tune-in to the LIVE Keynote Session featuring Col. Nicole Malachowski, USAF (Ret.) as she presents “Pushing the Envelope: Being the Best When It Counts.”


Earn an hour of CE while you hear from this inspiring speaker. 


Three Ways To Watch (you must be registered for Hinman first):


1. Online from any device

2. In-Person Viewing Party & Lunch at the College Football Hall of Fame

3. Live Broadcast from the Omni Hotel


Learn more here. 



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Future Meeting Dates

  • March 17-19, 2022
  • March 16 – 18, 2023
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