Ms. Lois Banta Practice Management Grain Valley, MO


Registration Opens 12/10/19
  • 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

Thursday Courses
Th200 - Business Office Bonanza
Time: 8 AM - 3 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: No

8 - 9:30 a.m.

Ms. Lois Banta

Playing the Insurance and Accounts Receivables Game Your Way

Is your office desk sagging from the weight of your insurance claims report? Accounts receivables out of control? Institute proven systems to effectively track A/R, follow up on past-due claims more efficiently, and minimize your stress level. Design systems of collecting from patients and eliminate the ‘bad guy’ perception.

 

9:30 - 11 a.m.

Mr. Larry Guzzardo

Banish Broken Appointments: Eliminate Cancellations and Last-Minute Changes

Broken and cancelled appointments are an expensive drain on your practice. Stop losing money, wasting time spent changing appointments, and the frustration created by “filling holes.” Learning to overcome this handicap you’ll enjoy less stress and everyone will have more fun! Attendees will learn how to: develop verbal skills to keep patients from making last-minute changes and cancellations; prevent no-show appointments and determine the real cause of broken appointments; and educate patients to respect their ‘reserved’ time and re-educate existing patients.

 

Lunch is on your own from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

 

12 - 1:30 p.m.

Ms. Janice Hurley

You Got This: Leading With Charisma and Confidence

As the business owner, you wear three very different hats and understanding how to embrace what you naturally do well and get better on those aspects that come harder will make going to work each day so much more enjoyable. Learn to present yourself as a strong consistent leader in the practice. Get comfortable and celebrate your management role. Face the fears of rejection and do it anyway.

 

1:30 - 3 p.m.

Dr. Bobbi Stanley

Grow Your Dental Practice With the Best Marketing Secrets

Stanley will discuss the best kept, most effective marketing secrets in dentistry. The course will touch on zero-cost marketing, how to get new patients for free, how to turn patients into ambassadors for your practice, how to maximize your online presence with social media, how to create a website that wows and SEO best practices.

 

Note: Attendees will receive a $10 food and beverage coupon that can be redeemed at any Levy outlet in the Georgia World Congress Center.

Th217 - Total Team Concept for Effective Scheduling
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: No

Frustrated by holes in your schedule? Experience the joy of effective scheduling to boost production and reduce stress. Minimize last-minute cancellations, procedures that take longer than expected, grumpy patients in the reception room and grumpier staff members blaming one another (or the dentist). Good scheduling guarantees a happier practice.

 

Friday Courses
Fr250 - Huddles and Team Meetings That Work
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

This hands-on lecture is designed to teach dental practitioners how to create motivating, informative and meaningful team meetings and “morning huddles.” Everyone has, at some time in his or her life, attended or managed meetings that were dull, gripe sessions or uneventful. In this lecture, Ms. Banta will work through the secrets to having morning huddles that help identify potential hiccups and team meetings that will take the practice to new heights and involve everyone with relevant information.

Fr276 - Playing the Insurance and Accounts Receivables Game... Your Way
Time: 2 - 5 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes

Is your office desk sagging from the weight of insurance claims report? Accounts receivables out of control? Institute proven systems to effectively track A/R, follow up on past-due claims more efficiently, and minimize your stress level. Design systems of collecting from patients and eliminate the 'bad guy' perception.

Saturday Courses
Sa370 - Top 10 Management Tools for a Successful Practice
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes

Designing systems and protocols for a good foundation of production
and collections can be a challenge. Identify strategies and systems
thereby keeping a feel on the pulse of the practice so you can address
day-to-day concerns before they become major issues. Focus on the
must-have systems to achieve optimal results. Learn key strategies to
grow the practice and develop effective communication skills to assist
patients in making informed decisions.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses