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"No-Drill Implant Procedure with OsteoConverter"
Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
Dr. Brady Frank Dental Implant Training for General Dentists for restorative dentists using today's most successful implant systems.
Location: Washington AGD Educational Center, 19415 International Blvd, SeaTac, WA
Subject Code: Implants (690) Credit Hours 3 Lecture & 4 Participation=7
Time: 9:00AM-5:00PM (Light Breakfast, Lunch, Parking & Materials Provided)
Course Synopsis
Dr. Frank will teach you the "No-Drill Implant Procedure" based around the revolutionary OsteoConverter. He also teaches you the "1 Drill Implant Procedure," and the "3 in 1 Implant Procedure." Dr. Frank says implants do not need to take multiple sessions, nor do patients need to suffer the trauma typically associated with outdated methodologies.

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"Session #2, Thursday, January 28th, 2016"
Implant Systems Hands-On Study Club & Webinar Training presented by the University of Washington
& the Washington AGD!
A panel of presenters are lined up for this hands-on course for restorative dentists using today's most successful implant systems.

Location: University of Washington
Subject Code: Implants (690) Credit Hours 1.5 Lecture &1 Participation=2.5
Time: 6:00AM-9:00PM (Dinner & Materials Provided)
Course Synopsis
Join the club! In this four-part study club series, we will dig into four implant systems; Straumann, Nobel Biocare, Astra, Zimmer & 3i Implant (dedicating one evening to each system) and how best to approach the use of each system. We will showcase these current implant systems available, the tips & tricks that keep the general practicing dentist out of trouble, and we'll discuss when referring to form a team approach is an advantage. We will hear from local specialists about the pros and cons of decisions made throughout this course regarding patient care treatments including implants.
*Hear a surgeon's perspective about successful bone healing around each implant system.
*Hear restoring prosthodontics considerations from laboratory technicians who are masters in their crafts.
*Learn about the latest design technology and material durability and much much more!

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Ortho Group
"Live Patient" Hands-On Orthodontic Program
Dentists will be provided 2 "Live" patients from initial consultation to final retainer delivery. Space is limited to 10 participants!

"Dr. Tran is an excellent instructor.  Best course I have taken in a long time  It was very informative & interesting."  
Tri Ly, DDS, St. Louis, MO
Dr. Binh Tran's office, 1014 S. 320th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003
Subject Code:
Ortho (370) Credit Hours: 8 per session
 (Lecture & Participation)=96 Credit Hours for 12 Sessions

Time: 9:00AM-6:00PM
(Light Breakfast, Lunch, Parking, Patients & Materials Provided)
Course Synopsis
At the completion of this course, attendees will be able to confidently identify orthodontic problems and provide treatment solutions in their own office.  This course will provide additional office income while enhancing all other treatment results that the doctor is providing.
  • Initial orthodontic examination and comprehensive treatment plan.
  •  Orthodontic records and management system
  •  Photography and Case presentation
  •  Orthodontic Office and Financial management system
  •  Ceph Analysis and FACE principles
  •  Orthodontics Principles and Mechanics for Angle class 1,2, and 3
  •  Clinical Orthodontic practice: from banding to debanding.
  •  Orthodontic supplies ordering and managing inventory
  •  Post treatment retention and monitor
  •  Surgical and TAD in Orthodontic.
  •  Pediatric to Geriatric orthodontics.
  •  A training manuals are in digital format/Flash Drive and related reference papers is included.
  •  Attendee will be trained in how to start orthodontic service in their     office.
  •  Attendee will treat and present a minimum of two of Dr. Tran patients.
  •  Attendee is requested to start treatment in their own office and present those cases.
  •  Monthly quiz and  a final exam will be given to confirm learned concepts
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_Preferred Service Provider_ of the Washington AGD
"Business Side of Dentistry-Workshop"
AKT CPA's, Wealth & Business Consultants

Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Credits: 6 Participation  Subject Code: 550
Location: Washington AGD Educational Center, 19415 International Blvd, #410, SeaTac, WA 98188
For Tuition or to Register: Click Here 
Course Outline  Click Here
Every segment of our economy today is facing stiff headwinds, and it is not clear that an end is in sight. Many dentists are reporting a drop off in business, yet a significant number are managing to grow their practices during this challenging time. While the economic climate is outside of our control, it's important to step back and take a look at the trends in the dental profession in order to formulate a proactive approach to preserving and growing one's practice.
This workshop will focus on
  • Trends Impacting Dentistry
  • Ownership Trends (Solo vs Partnership Vs Group)
  • Student Debt Load - Impact on Young Dentists
  • Developing a Plan for Your Practice
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Fraud/Embezzlement in Dental Practices
  • Tax Advantages of Investing in Your Practice
  • Retirement Planning
  • Practice Transitions
  • Individual Wealth Management.
*Breakout Sessions throughout the sessions are offered to meet One on One with AKT CPA's, Weatlh Advisors & Consultants. AKT is a "Preferred Service Provider" for the Washington Academy of General Dentistry for 15 years! As is a trusted source for their service and is ranked Top 100 Accounting Firms Nationally!

   (Included with tuition: Lunch, Parking, Patients & Materials Provided)




Speaker_ Rose Nierman
"CrossCoding-Successful Medical Billing in Dentistry"
Speaker: Rose Nierman, Nierman Practice Management 

Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Credits: 8 Lecture  Subject Code: 550
Location: Washington AGD Educational Center, 19415 International Blvd, #410, SeaTac, WA 98188
For Tuition or to Register: Click Here
(Included with tuition: Lunch, Parking, Patients & Materials Provided)

This course will cover start-to-finish protocols for dentists and their teams to successfully bill medical insurance for a variety of procedures, including sleep apnea appliances, TMJ orthotics, oral surgeries, and the related exams &  radiographs.
  • How to integrate and maximize medical reimbursement in your dental office.
  • Learn the procedures that can be billed to medical insurance.
  • Utilizing ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes and CPT Codes.
  • Documentation and records necessary for medical billing.
  • Protocols for pre-authorizations and verification of benefits.
  • Become acclimated with completing the CMS -1500 medical claim form.
  • Case Examples and Reference Sheets - tools for success.
  • Tying it all together for integrating into your practice, Q&A.




    "BLS HCP CPR and First Aid Training
     for the Healthcare Provider
    $75 Tuition for Health Care Providers!
    Speaker: James Moquin, HeartStart Medical, Professional Firefighter/EMT

    Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Credits: 4 Participation  Subject Code: 142
    Location: Washington AGD Educational Center,
    19415 International Blvd, #410, SeaTac, WA 98188
    Course Information or to Register: Click Here 

    This detailed 4 hour course is for health care providers and specificaly gearded to dental professionals. Students will learn adult, child, and infant CPR; foreign body airway obstruction for adults, children, and infants; and utilization of mouth-to-mouth, mouth-to-mask, and bag-valve mask ventilation skills. Students will also be certified in the utilization of an automated external defibrillator(AED).
    Pertinent information:
    • ECSI Certification is valid for two years
    • CE Credits - Valid for 3
    • Adult one- and two-rescuer CPR
    • Infant one- and two-rescuer CPR
    • Child one- and two-rescuer CPR
    • Adult, Child and Infant obstructed airway
    • Mouth-to-mask ventilation
    • Bag-valve mask ventilation
    • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training
    Other Dates & Times Available:

        Date: Friday, March 4, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM-4:00 PM To Register: Click Here
        Date: Friday, May 13, 2016  Time: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM  To Register: Click Here
        Date: Friday. May 13. 2016  Time: 12:00 PM-4:00 PM  To Register: Click Here




    "Innovative Periodontics: Creating Success in Today's Dental Practice" Premiere Speaker: Samuel B. Low, DDS, MS, M.Ed.
    "14th Annual William Howard Memorial Lecture"

    Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
    Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Credits: 7 Lecture  Subject Code: 490

    Location: Bellevue Westin Hotel - 600 Bellevue Way NE  Bellevue, WA 98004

    Sponsored by the Washington Academy of General Dentistry, University of Washington & Seattle King County Dental Society  

    Course Information or to Register: Click Here 


    With periodontitis as the major contributor for tooth loss in the practice of dentistry, resolving the disease process requires the entire dental team's commitment to a systematic approach. This presentation will provide the participant with user-friendly protocols and technological solutions to find and manage periodontal disease. Take the frustration out of delivering periodontal care and gain success with patient case acceptance, tooth retention and financial reward.For more Course Information or to Register: Click Here 




    "Comprehensive Training in Parenteral Moderate Sedation"
    Clinical Trainers: Drs. Kenneth Reed, Amanda Okundaye,
    Andrea Fonner, Stanley Malamed & Jason Brady
    Credits Hours: 103 Participation Credits
    For More Course Information including Dates, Time Tuition: Click Here 

    Safely and confidently treat your anxious adult patients by performing moderate sedation. After completing this comprehensive course, you'll feel confident administering parenteral moderate sedation to you patients. Didactic discussion includes pharmacology, patient evaluations, airway management, medical emergencies and venipuncture techniques. To Preview the Course Flyer: Click Here




    "Spring Break in West Bay, Honduras with Dr. Greg Psaltis"
     Pediatrics Explore the latest pediatric strategies for the general dentist!
    Credits Hours: 10-15 Lecture Credits Subject Code: 430
    For More Course Information including Dates, Time Tuition: Click Here 

    This course will cover pediatric dental examinations, patient management and interceptive orthodontics. All aspects of the pediatric dental examination will be discussed including recognition of anomalies, growth and development, symmetry and balance of the dentition. Also, learn and enjoy patient management from a new perspective, far beyond simply "controlling the child". To Preview the Course Flyer: Click Here



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