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Get New Ideas And Tools To Boost YOUR Production

We've packed our 2022 Upgrade Day virtual conference with new ideas, strategies, and technologies proven to boost your production, productivity, and profitability... While upholding the highest level of clinical care for your patients.

12 Expert Lectures

Available 100% on demand, no webcam required!

Upgrade Update Panel Discussion
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New Strategies For Boosting Production (Expert Panel Discussion)

  • New and emerging strategies dentists are using to boost production
  • What's working currently and emerging trends in the industry
  • How technology is set to play a larger role in productivity in 2022 and beyond

Dr. Bryan Laskin & Expert Guests | 1 CE Available

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3 Steps To Massively Increase Your Production

  • Learn how to get off the "dental treadmill" and increase production while lowering your hours, stress, and obligations
  • See how well intentioned professionals are investing completely backwards, and how to get any new piece of equipment, training, or renovation for free
  • Understand why more pay does not equal more productivity from team members
  • Learn how to drive production increases from any team with little to no effort

Dr. Bryan Laskin | 1 CE Available

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Prep, Place, Profit

  • Double your direct posterior restorative speed with zero compromise
  • Learn when and how to convert your patients to more predictable and profitable indirect care
  • Build beautiful class IV restorations in half the time
  • Add diastema and black triangle closures to your restorative repertoire.

Dr. David Rice | 1 CE Available

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Maximizing Your Profitability While Increasing Your Quality, Efficiency and Fun

  • Understand that success still depends on principles of Business 101 and what that means to you
  • Gain information on new materials, techniques and equipment to impress your patients and save yourself some time
  • Gain an appreciation for sharpening the saw for maximum production systems and processes

Dr. Michael Miyasaki | 1 CE Available

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Dental Artificial Intelligence - The Disruptive Technology Coming to a Practice Near You

  • Understand the current capabilities of dental artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Learn how dental artificial intelligence models are trained
  • See how dental AI can impact patient care and daily clinic operations
  • Understand how increasing dental quantification can impact diagnosis and reimbursement
  • Learn how to leverage AI in better communicating radiographic findings with patients

Dr. Christopher Balaban | 1 CE Available

K Hickey
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Short Staffed? 6 Strategies To Reduce Stress And Stay Productive

  • Evaluate the current state of clinical shortages in dental practices
  • Streamline and automate processes to proved efficient, quality care, while working short-staffed
  • Discover methods to build your ideal dental team and keep them

Kay Hickey, LDA | 1 CE Available

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Removing The Veil Of Price and Need for 6 Technologies In Modern Dental Practices

  • Understand 6 key technologies in a dental practice; digital panoramic, digital Intra Oral sensor, 3D Conebeam CT, Digital Impression Scanners, 3d Printing, digital imaging software
  • Learn why products in a category are so varied in price and is that price reflective of quality or utility
  • Discover what makes a product category productive for a specific practice and if it’s even useful
  • Answer if cost and utility are your primary concern, would your practice best benefit from cloud or local software; or potentially a hybrid of cloud and local software solutions in a practice

Shawn Hall | 1 CE Available

Dr. Christopher Phelps
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Cracking The New Patient Code: How To Effectively Target And Attract Your Ideal New Patient

  • Learn Dr. Phelps' 7 Pillars of Marketing 
  • Understand what's working, what's not working and why with your past, present or future marketing efforts
  • Be versed enough to become the CEO of your marketing department
  • Use the 7 Pillars and apply them to any form of dental marketing efforts such as external, internal or grassroots marketing
  • Learn how to track the actual ROI and turn any marketing money spent into an investment, instead of an expense

Dr. Christopher Phelps | 1 CE Available

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4 New Co-Diagnosis Strategies That Are Guaranteed To Boost Your Case Acceptance

  • Improve patient health outcomes through visualization of the oral condition
  • Create understanding with patients on how oral inflammation caused by pathogens induces a systemic increase in inflammatory markers
  • Visually encourage case acceptance, and increase patient rapport and referrals

Dr. Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH | 1 CE Available

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Can You Afford To Grow Your Practice?

  • Evaluate the reality of the current financial state of your practice
  • Identify effective solutions to increase profitability 
  • Learn actionable steps to grow your practice
  • Grow your practice!

Bob Affleck | 1 CE Available

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Case Acceptance- The TEAM Approach

  • Understand the patient perspective when presented with recommended care
  • Learn the role each support team member plays in increasing case acceptance
  • Discover how to gain participation from your whole team

Abby Frey, LDA, CDA | 1 CE Available

Allison Lacoursiere
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Supercharge Your Clear Aligner Program For 2022

  • Future-proof your practice by engaging with patients virtually
  • Learn the secrets of sustainable success through high-performance habits
  • Show up as a healthy, vibrant self-directed leader
  • Return to the office ready to implement a clear aligner program that improves patient lives and the practice’s bottom line

Allison Lacoursiere, RDA, OA, CPC, ELI-MP | .75 CE Available

11.75 CE Credits Available

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Meet The Upgrade Day Faculty

We've put together 12 lectures from 11 industry experts who are coming to YOU during this 7 day virtual event. No Travel, Hotel, Or Taking Days Off Required!

Allison Lacoursiere

Allison Lacoursiere, CPC, RDA

Allison got her start in Social Media Marketing working in…

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Abby Frey, LDA, CDA

For 14 years Abby Frey has demonstrated excellence in Licensed…

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Dr. Bryan Laskin

Dr. Bryan Laskin is a Minnesota dentist and tech entrepreneur…

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Bob Affleck

Bob Affleck’s passion is to help dentists realize their dream…

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Dr. Christopher Phelps

Dr. Christopher Phelps

Dr. Christopher Phelps is an entrepreneur, general dentist, and an…

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Danika Brinda, PhD, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP

Dr. Danika Brinda is the CEO of Planet HIPAA and TriPoint Healthcare Solution.…

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Dr. Maria Kunstadter

Dr. Kunstadter graduated from U.M.K.C Dental School. While there, she…

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Tanya Dunlap, PhD

Tanya Dunlap, PhD is the Managing Director at Perio Protect,…

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Dr. Jessica Metcalfe

Dr. Jessica Metcalfe is the founder of The Alchemist Dentist,…

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Dr. Len Tau

Chosen as one of the top leaders in dental consulting…

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Kay Hickey, LDA

Kay Hickey is an efficiency consultant at Zirc Dental Products.…

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Dr. Christopher Balaban

Dr. Christopher Balaban is a practicing dentist in Boston, MA…

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Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH

With a Ph.D. in Business and Leadership, Dr. Tanner uses…

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Dr. Michael Miyasaki

Dr. Michael A. Miyasaki practices general dentistry in Sacramento, CA,…

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Shawn Hall

Shawn obtained a Computer Engineering Degree from Kettering University. Working…

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Dr. David Rice

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new dentist community,…

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Dr. Peggy Bown

Dr. Peggy Bown has been practicing in New Brunswick, Canada…

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Grant Gooley, MBA

Grant Gooley is a marketer who loves to create, drive…

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Austin Hair

Austin has gone from professional wakeboarder to real estate investor to…

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Sylvie Longstreet

Sylvie was a practicing dental hygienist from 2005 until 2017…

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Additional Information

This event is sponsored by Upgrade Dental for the purpose of helping growth minded dentists and their teams grow their practice, careers, and elevate the standard of care in dentistry.

Upgrade Day registration is free and there are no refunds. All courses are unbiased views. Some speakers may be associated with certain companies. Conflict of Interest statements are available upon request.

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