The American Academy of Dental Group Practice Dental Expo 2017 Recap

The American Academy of Dental Group Practice held their annual dental group expo in Las Vegas on February 1st – 4th in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The event was held at Planet Hollywood, right in the heart of Las Vegas on the famed Vegas strip. The theme was Building Better Groups …Together. Exhibitors, as well as dental group practice attendees, not only had many speakers to chosen from, but they had multiple opportunities to network during the four-day event.

The AADGP Dental Group Expo featured DSO and dental group specific topics and speakers including :

Katherine Eitel Belt – Lioness Leadership

Tom Clark – Essentials to Social Media

Scott Graversen – Equipment and Technology Development Platforms

David Waltzer – 3-Part DSO Success Formula

Kevin Arnold – Effective Relationship Management & the Underwriting Process

Dr. Katherine Schrubbe – Risk Mitigation & Compliance

Roy Shelburne – Do Dentistry, Not Time

Dr Alex Giannini, CEO of Blackford Dental Management, became the President of the AADGP, while Dr. Kenneth Sadler moved from President to immediate past President.  Dr. Giannini was the founder of Comfortable Care Dental and Dynamic Dental Partners Group (DDPG).  He has over 26 years of experience in dental practice administration, support, and management.

In 2018, the AADGP annual dental group expo will return to Bally’s Casino in Las Vegas.


Sources: AADGP, Blackford Dental Mgt