Dental Professionals

Annual CE & Networking Event


Overview

2017 Annual Continuing Education

and

Big easy

Presented by

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with
Christensen headshot black jacket (recommended)

Dr. Gordon Christensen

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Save the date for 2018 Sheboygan County Dental Society and WDA Annual CE & Networking Event on Nov. 8, 2018 at the Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center featuring Harald O. Heymann, DDS, MEd  Course Title: “Conservative Adhesive and Esthetic Dentistry:  Proven Solutions for Clinical Success.” Registration opens February 2018.

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Schedule
7:30 a.m. – Registration
8 a.m. – Breakfast & Tabletop Exhibits
9 a.m. – Continuing Education
Noon – Lunch & Tabletop Exhibits
1:30 – 4 p.m. – CE Continued
4 – 6 p.m. – “Big Easy” Networking Event & Tabletop Exhibits

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Program

New Aspects of Dentistry – 2017

This fast-moving course includes the areas of dentistry with the most activity and change in any given year. It is easily understood and has numerous summaries that help attendees to interpret the ongoing advancements in the profession. The course encourages audience participation, with questions and answers presented in an enjoyable and humorous manner.

Many of the hottest aspects of dentistry have been selected and tailored to meet the needs of the group’s participants. The topics range from the latest trends in preventive dentistry to esthetic dentistry and much more.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:

  • List the most important and useful new techniques discussed.
  • List the most important and useful materials discussed.
  • List the most important and useful new concepts discussed.
  • Implement those aspects of the course most applicable to their practices.

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Speaker

Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD is founder and chief executive officer of Practical Clinical Courses, chief executive officer of Clinicians Report Foundation and a practicing prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.

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Drs. Gordon and Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit Clinicians Report Foundation (previously named CRA), which Dr. Rella Christensen directed for many years. Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called Clinicians Report.

Dr. Gordon Christensen’s degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; and, two honorary doctorates.

Early in his career, he helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado dental schools and taught at the University of Washington. Currently, he is an adjunct professor at the University of Utah, School of Dentistry. Dr. Christensen has presented thousands of hours of continuing education globally, made hundreds of educational videos used throughout the world and is published widely.

Dr. Christensen is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics; a fellow and diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists; a fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon) and Royal College of Surgeons of England; and, an associate fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, International Association of Dental Research, Academy of LDS Dentists, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Academy of Operative Dentistry and International College of Prosthodontists.

Both Christensen sons are dentists — William is a prosthodontist and Michael is a general dentist. Daughter Carlene is a teacher.

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“Big Easy” Networking Event

Enjoy two hours of professional camaraderie and New Orleans-style entertainment. Includes an appetizer buffet and two drink tickets per attendee.

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Location & Hotel Reservations

Make your reservations as soon as possible
Stevens Point is turning out to be quite the popular destination this November.

The WDA has reserved a block of rooms at our headquarters hotel — Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point. Rooms are still available for the evenings of Wednesday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 3. *This hotel is completely SOLD OUT for the evening of Thursday, Nov. 2. Mention the Wisconsin Dental Association rooming block when making your reservation to receive our group rate.

Group rate expires on Oct. 2 
*Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
1001 Amber Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Click to visit Holiday Inn’s site

For reservations, call 715-344-0200 or
to reserve online, click here
Run of the House
$109.99 Sgl/Dbl/Trip/Quad
$139.99 Suite
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: Noon

We recently reserved a small block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express – Stevens Point. These rooms are available Wednesday, Nov. 1 and Thursday, Nov. 2 for a limited time. If you missed the chance to stay at our headquarters hotel, we recommend you make your reservation here before Sept. 1. After that date, room rate reverts to market value. It is conveniently located within walking distance of the headquarters hotel. No need to move your vehicle once you’ve parked it. Mention the Wisconsin Dental Association rooming block when making your reservation to receive our group rate.

Group rate expires on Sept. 1

(after Sept. 1, room rate reverts to market value)
Holiday Inn Express
1100 Amber Ave.
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Front Desk: 715-344-0000
Click to visit site for hotel information/amenities

For reservations, call front desk direct 715-344-0000 or Book Online

$109.99 Std King/Std Double
$139.99 Suite
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 11 a.m.

 

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Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous support of this day of CE and networking:

Apex Dental Laboratory of Madison, LLC & PJ’s Dental Laboratory, LLC
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Cherry Tree Dental
Custom Dental Solutions
Dental Crafters Network
Delta Dental of Wisconsin
Dental Health Products, Inc.
D&S Dental Lab
Group One Marketing
Henry Schein Dental
Patterson Dental
Professional Insurance Programs (A Division of WDAISC)
Professional Services, Home of The Digital Dental Record (A Division of WDAISC)
Wells Fargo

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities in our Sponsor and Tabletop Exhibitor Prospectus. Updated 8/14

For more information, please contact:

Betsy Krekling, WDA Continuing Education & Special Programs Coordinator, 414-755-4118 or bkrekling@wda.org.

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Tabletop Exhibitors

Thank you to our tabletop exhibitors (sponsors’ names in bold):
Apex Dental Laboratory of Madison, LLC & PJ’s Dental Laboratory
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Brasseler, USA
Carestream Dental
Cherry Tree Dental
Custom Dental Solutions
Dairyland Handpiece Express
Dental Crafters Network
Delta Dental of Wisconsin
Dental Health Products, Inc.
Dentsply Sirona
Designs for Vision
D&S Dental Lab
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare
Henry Schein Dental
Komet, USA
Madison Environmental Resourcing, Inc. (MERI)
Maguire Refining, Inc
Patterson Dental
Professional Insurance Programs (A Division of WDAISC)
Professional Services, Home of The Digital Dental Record (A Division of WDAISC)
Schenck
Tess Oral Health
Ultradent Products
Wells Fargo

Learn more about tabletop exhibiting opportunities in our Sponsor and Tabletop Exhibitor Prospectus.

For more information, please contact:

Betsy Krekling, WDA Continuing Education & Special Programs Coordinator, 414-755-4118 or bkrekling@wda.org.

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