Ms. Lois Banta Practice Management Grain Valley, MO


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  • 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
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $180.00  Other Fee: $110.00

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 canceled 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.

Note: Attendees will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher when arriving at the course, courtesy of Hinman Housing Powered by Eventsphere. The voucher can be redeemed at any Levy outlet in the Georgia World Congress Center.

 

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.

Th217 - Total Team Concept for Effective Scheduling
Time: 12 - 3 PM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

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
Room: ,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

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
Room: ,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Is your office desk sagging from the weight of insurance claims reports? 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
Room: ,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

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