Helping Dental Practices Through the Pandemic
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  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 3 CE Credits

  • Self-Instructional

  • April 3, 2020

  • August 3, 2020

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Course Description

There’s no question that the current COVID-19 pandemic is changing the dental industry. Catapult Education, My Social Practice, and Midway Dental are here to help you through this by teaming up to bring you an informational webinar to guide you through this time.

Learning Objectives

  • What to do to preserve my business while shut down.
  • How to handle pent-up demand when you re-open.
  • How to prepare if this ever happens again.
  • New caries detection and x-ray protocols that will make you rethink the norm.
  • How to create social media messages about your availability.
  • How to build relationships with patients without physically seeing them in office.
  • Why your practice should establish a membership plan now as part of your COVID-19 recovery strategy.
  • And much more...

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 3 credits
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist, Dental Assistant, Hygienist, Staff
  • AGD Subject Code: 550

 Course Offerings

Dr. Bruce Baird
Riding the Wave: The Surfboard Mentality
This course will walk you through some new tools to not just survive, but to thrive in this unique environment. Prepare to be ready when your office returns to seeing patients.
Dr. Lou Graham
Sound Recession Proof Restorative/Hygiene Practice
Hygienists have become essential to the growth of every dental office and their value is far more than a prophy, a tooth-brush and see ya in 6 months! This course dives deep into the one-hour hygiene appointment and how to integrate new diagnostic protocols, analytics, new approaches to treating refractory periodontal disease with the win-win being the patient and the practice. 
Blake Hadley
10 Ways Dentists Can Effectively Use Social Media During Social Distancing
NOW is the BEST time to utilize social media. Social distancing = more social media use. Are you connecting with your patients and potential patients like you should during this time of uncertainty? Watch Blake Hadley from My Social Practice present 10 ways you can be using social media NOW during social distancing.
Dave Monahan
Implement a Membership Plan Now to Jump Start Your Dental Practice when the COVID-19 Crisis Lifts
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, and to prepare for when things return to normal, dental practices should implement a membership plan now.
Dental practice closures due to the COVID-19 crisis are creating a backlog of dental care treatment needs, from preventative to restorative and cosmetic. When this crisis lifts, patients will want to address their oral care needs, but they will be sensitive to price. Having a dental membership plan in place will enable your patients to access the care they need in a budget-friendly way.
This presentation will explore why a membership plan is a powerful tool that will help jump start your practice when the crisis lifts—and how it can be implemented now, virtually and without any cost to your practice. 

Course contents

Meet the Instructors

Dr. Bruce Baird 
is a 1980 graduate of the UT Health Science Dental school in San Antonio. After graduation he spent 4 years in the U.S. Army in Korea and at Ft. Sam Houston in San Antonio. After leaving the service he built a scratch practice in the small town of Granbury, Texas. Over 36 years he grew the practice into a multi-doctor, multi-million-dollar business with revenues in 2019 of over 5 million dollars.
Dr. Baird has lectured across the U.S. and Internationally for over 30 years. His topics include cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, communication skills and the business of dentistry. He taught at the Implant Preceptorship in San Antonio and to the seniors at Baylor Dental school.
He founded Productive Dentist Academy 16 years ago which has grown to a world class organization with doctors from all 50 states and 19 countries attending their workshops. With his partner, Victoria Peterson, they have grown the company to 42 employees providing seminars, coaching and marketing to thousands of dentists across North America.
In 2011 Dr. Baird founded Comprehensive Finance Inc. a company that helps doctors across the U.S. do their own financing. They have grown to over 23 employees and to date they have helped originate over 300 million dollars in financing. They are rapidly becoming the largest financial tech company in healthcare.
Blake Hadley
is a Partner and Founder of My Social Practice. He’s a graduate of the advertising program at Brigham Young University and has won a number of national and international awards in art direction, advertising, and creative marketing strategy. He is passionate about about helping dental practices use out-of-the-box thinking to create stories that spread on social media. Over the past 10+ years in the dental industry, he has helped thousands of practices grow and thrive through social media marketing.
Dr. Lou Graham
is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals. His lectures focus on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.”
He emphasizes the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry.
Dr. Graham is the founder of the Catapult Education, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques. Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals.
Dave Monahan 
is the CEO of Kleer and has a passion for creating technology-enabled businesses that improve people’s lives. Prior to joining Kleer, Dave served as the President and CEO of FitLinxx, a leader in the wearables market, where he created simple, affordable and connected wearable devices for the medical and sports markets. FitLinxx devices enabled patients to monitor and manage chronic conditions and athletes to monitor and improve their performance. FitLinxx partnered with over 50 leading fitness and health companies to embed Fitlinxx devices and data platform into customized applications.
While at Microsoft from 1999 to 2006, Dave developed new product, market and partnering strategies that helped Microsoft and thousands of Microsoft partners enter new markets and grow.
Dave is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and Loyola University, and resides in the Greater Philadelphia area. Dave is married and has 3 children, ages 12, 14 and 16. When Dave is not coaching or supporting his kids’ activities, he finds time to exercise, travel and play any sport or competitive activity that he or his friends can dream up.

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Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
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Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/16 to 5/31/20. Provider ID 306446.