This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 550.
The fee to view this course is $36. There is an additional fee of $36 to take the exam and claim CE credits for this course.
The fee to view the entire series is $126. There is an additional fee of $126 to take all exams and claim CE credits for this series.
In a series of 18 minute talks, the biggest names in dentistry share their wisdom and express their thoughts on how to make dentistry more effective, more efficient and more enjoyable.
Description of Speaker:
Howard Farran DDS MBA MAGD is a noted international speaker on practice management. He graduated from UMKC dental school in 1987, earned MAGD in 1998 and MBA in 1999. Founder and publisher of Dentaltown, Orthotown Magazines and www.towniecentral.com. He has written/produced multiple dental articles and video series for practice management.
Dr. Joe Steven Jr. graduated from Creighton Dental School in 1978 and has been in solo practice in Wichita, Kansas. He is also president of KISCO, a dental products marketing company, providing “new ideas for dentistry” to dental offices, and is the editor of the KISCO Perspective Newsletter.
Garrett B. Gunderson is a financial advocate to dentists throughout the United States and Canada. He has built an INC 500 financial firm and is the author of the revolutionary financial book Killing Sacred Cows, a New York Times best seller. He saves doctors an average of $2,484 per month in cash flow and $11,700 annually in taxes.
Fred Joyal revolutionized consumer marketing in 1986 with the founding of 1-800-DENTIST, the
nation’s largest and most successful dental referral service. A respected leader in applying advanced marketing strategies and real-world advice, Joyal has helped thousands of dentists
across the country maximize their practices’ potential.
Dr. Mark Murphy is the lead faculty for Clinical Education at Microdental/DTI Dental Technologies, Inc. He also serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy and Michigan Schools of Dentistry and as a guest presenter at Mercer Advisors and the Pankey Institute, where he also
serves on the board of directors. He practices general dentistry on a limited basis in Rochester,
Michigan, and lectures internationally on leadership, practice management, communication,
case acceptance, planning, occlusion and TMD.
Dr. Mark Troilo graduated from Creighton Dental School in 1978 and practices dentistry in Rose Hill, Kansas. He is a member of the ADA and the Kansas Dental Association as well as a board member of the American Endodontic Society. He also operates a dental assistant training program in his office called Dental Careers Institute.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
- Get a better idea on how to begin to stop losing your hard earned money from simple tax and saving mistakes.
- Learn new ideas, business techniques and theories for increased efficiency and profitability
- Learn how to motivate the staff with the skills needed to become the ideal dental employee, which will benefit the office and themselves.
- Learn how to increase one's productivity in the dental office.
- Learn how to hire the best staff.
The speakers here declare that neither them nor any member of their families have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program, nor do they have a financial interest in any commercial product(s) or service(s) that are discussed in the presentation other than the fact that some of the speakers disclose that they have a financial interest in educating dentists in areas that they speak about.
Farran Media 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education at
Farran Media is a nationally approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 1/1/2019 to 12/31/2022.
Provider ID# 304396
This activity meets the educational criteria required for verifiable Continuing Professional Development under the General Dental Council Lifelong Learning scheme and represents 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.
The CE provider (Farran Media) uses reasonable care in selecting and
providing content that is accurate. The CE provider, however, does not
independently verify the content or materials. The CE provider does not
represent that the instructional materials are error-free or that the content
or materials are comprehensive. Any opinions expressed in the materials are
those of the author of the materials and not the CE provider. Completing one or
more continuing education courses does not provide sufficient information to
qualify the participant as an expert in the field related to the course topic
or in any specific technique or procedure. The instructional materials are
intended to supplement, but are not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise,
skill and judgment of a trained health care professional.
Continuing education credits issued for completion of online CE courses may not apply toward
license renewal in all licensing jurisdictions. It is the responsibility of each registrant
to verify the CE requirements of his/her licensing or regulatory agency.
State CE Requirements:
for CE requirements by state. Please note that this information is current as of the time of listing. This information is subject to change at any time from the state boards. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your state board directly.
There are no refunds for Online CE courses. Please contact technical support if you run into technical difficulty.
For any questions, please contact Howard Goldstein, DMD, Director of Continuing Education