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Yankee Dental Multi-Site Summit 2023

January 26, 2023 - January 27, 2023


Yankee Dental Congress is pleased to announce the all-NEW Yankee Multi-Site Summit! 

This program was designed with multi-site dentist owners, DSOs, and dental entrepreneurs in mind, understanding that the business/clinical needs can be very different for multi-site dental practices. At the Summit, join fellow multi-site owners and dental professionals as top experts discuss the evolving dental industry, and how to grow your practices strategically to operate more efficiently. Network during provided lunch with other multi-site owners discovering together how to avoid roadblocks and learn best practices.

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In partnership with ADSO, Group Dentistry Now and Dykema. With media support by DSO DataCONNECT.

Thursday: 8:45 am – 5:00 pm  191TL $249 5 CE Hours
Friday: 8:45 am – 4:30 pm  476RL $249 6 CE Hours
Thursday & Friday  192TL $395 11 CE Hours

Pricing includes lunch each day.


8:45 – 9:00 am           Welcoming Remarks: by Dr. Cherie Bishop

9:00 – 10:00 am         Calculate to Win: Patrick Luce

  • Analyze the revenue trends for dentists including specific areas of surgery, orthodontics, pediatrics, and endodontics
  • Look at ITR’s key leading indicators and what they foretell
  • Examine the Producer Price Index for dental practices with a look at the price index probabilities in 2023 and 2024

10:00 – 10:15 am       Morning Break          

10:15 – 11:15 am       Dental-Medical Integration: News from the Front: Dan Burke, JD

  • Determine how the latest studies regarding the mouth-body connection may impact the dental practice
  • Understand the benefits of salivary diagnostics
  • Analyze how dentists and non-dental providers can work together to improve overall health

11:20 am – 12:20 pm All Things DSO: Brian Colao

  • Determine the keys to a successful DSO
  • Understand what to expect in the new generation of DSOs
  • Review important regulations to be aware of

12:30 – 1:30 pm         Networking Lunch


1:30 – 2:30 pm           The Power of AI: Enhance Clinical Excellence and Case Acceptance: Wardah Inam, PhD

  • Discover how AI creates consistency and standardization of care
  • Examine how AI helps clinicians with their diagnostic workflow
  • Explain how AI increases case acceptance and improves patient communication

2:30 – 3:30 pm            DSO’s and Dental Insurance: Robert Lewando, DDS

  • Understand the importance of dental insurance in dental practice
  • Determine why a dental practice or DSO should accept dental insurance
  • Define the future of dental insurance

3:30 – 4:30 pm           Scaling Your Practice: Jonathan Eskow, Esq/ Dee Fischer/ Emmet Scott/ Moderator: Andrew Smith

  • Understand the key performance indicators to monitor when contemplating scaling the operation
  • Identify the market conditions that determine growth potential
  • Determine the elements of organizational culture critical for successful growth

4:30 – 5:00 pm           Women in DSO: Kathleen Titus/ Rondi Michaex/ Moderator: Aman Kaur, DMD

  • This panel discussion will cover best in class practices relating to operations recruiting in a challenging job market, building a winning culture, important considerations for scaling up your organization and maximizing your value when it comes time for a potential equity event.

5:30 pm                    Reception Immediately Following

  • For those registered for the DSO track, join Dykema and Women in DSO, Thursday, January 27th for an exciting evening with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.


8:45 – 9:00 am            Welcoming Remarks: by Dr. Abe Abdul, MDS President

9:00 – 10:00 am         Benefits & Disadvantage of Scale: DSO Business & Personal Perspectives: Roger Hallowell

  • Identify different business models used in the consolidation of highly fragmented industries (such as dental practices)
  • Understand the implication of those business models for your practice
  • Discuss how your life could change if you were to affiliate with a consolidator (such as a DSO)

10:15 – 11:15 am       DSO CEO Roundtable – Lessons Learned & What the Future Holds: Sam Alkhoury, DMD/ Pat Bauer/ Geoff Ligibel/ Richard Miller, DMD/ Elliot Zibel/ Moderator: Bill Neumann

  • Understand how to succeed in challenging economic times
  • Define recruitment and acquisition strategies
  • Describe what the future holds for the dental industry and DSOs

11:15 – 11:30 am       Morning Break          

11:30 am – 12:30 pm The New De Novo Models: Sulman Ahmed, DMD/ Roshan Parikh, DDS/ Moderator: Brian Colao

  • Understand what a De Novo is and how it differs from other practices
  • Identify the advantages of starting a De Novo
  • Describe the risks of starting a De Novo

12:30 – 1:30 pm         Networking Lunch


1:30 – 2:30 pm           Operations in a Multi-Site Setting: Tarek Aly, BDS/ Gina Bruzzichesi, JD/ Vincent Cardillo/ Trevor Maurer/ Moderator: Nabil Fehmi, DDS

  • Identify operational hurdles in multi-site growth and how to overcome them
  • Determine timing and planning for the growth cycle of the solo practice owner
  • Understand the role of operational management in maintaining and strengthening your company culture and vision as you grow your group

2:30 – 3:30 pm           Quality Dentistry: You Know It When You See It, But Is It Still a Unicorn?: Michael Scialabba, DDS

  • Understand ways in which DSO’s, Payors and the ADA are trying to define quality
  • Identify how measurable quality dentistry benefits patients
  • Describe how dentists are being evaluated based on quality metrics

3:30 – 4:30 pm           Catching the Wave: Propelling a Digital Transformation Forward: Maxine Feinberg, DDS/ Gregg Petrosky/ Mini Sur

  • Define the best applications of AI that are changing preventative dentistry
  • List the five stages of change management that can propel a successful adaptation
  •  Summarize how to choose technology that adapts into a customized ecosystem

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January 26, 2023
January 27, 2023
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