Maximize The Value of Your Dental Practice Today! | Schedule Consultation

LIVE DENTAL CE

 

Seller Readiness Summit

March 14 - 16, 2024 Frisco, Texas

Maximize the #1 Indicator for Business Valuation

The reality is that it’s common to overlook the most important indicator used to determine the multiple you are offered at the time of sale: your EBITDA.

The difference between those who focus on EBITDA and those who don’t can equal hundreds of thousands of dollars.

At PDA, we believe you deserve to maximize the value of your practice before you transition.

This is why we’ve created the PDA Seller Readiness Summit so you can increase your EBITDA and feel confident about your transition plan.

This 2.5 day program includes:

Productivity Workshop Overview

Dr. Bruce B. Baird
Dr. Bruce B. Baird

The Productive Dentist

The key to higher production isn’t working longer hours or working more hours. It’s about being strategic with your scheduling and communication. Dr. Bruce B. Baird’s shares his highly effective strategies for reducing stress, improving communication, and streamlining planning, including:

  • Philosophy Of Productivity Per Hour
  • Comprehensive Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • Scheduling to Productivity

This training is designed for your whole team so you can return to the office as a unified team ready to help patients make healthier choices and support your dental practice business goals.

  • Take control of your finances
  • Learn how to discover what patients want
  • Elevate your communication with patients
  • Develop a self-directed team
Kari Miller
Kari Miller
Dr. Wade Kifer
Dr. Wade Kifer

Clinical Calibration For Doctors

There’s a lot on your plate as an independent dentist: you’re the clinical doctor, the team leader, the business owner. It’s time to reduce your stress so you can take better care of patients, be the leader your team deserves, and guide your practice as a flourishing business.

  • How to delegate to and empower your team
  • Deliver a 5-star patient experience
  • Diagnosing on risk factors for increased case acceptance
  • Understanding your practice as a productive business
Jodie Heimbach, RDH, BS
Jodie Heimbach, RDH, BS

Clinical Calibration For Hygienists

Dental hygienists have a significant role in creating value for treatment during a patient visit. Fitting all of it into one 60-minute appointment can be a struggle. This course will help you discover how to successfully prepare for your day while prioritizing your patients’ health and maintaining a smooth workflow. You will also explore ways to align with your doctors so you convey the same message to patients, enhancing overall treatment outcomes.

  • Review a morning huddle sequence
  • Communicate risk to patients
  • Outline an exam synopsis covering each risk
  • Create a plan for successful hand-offs
Machell Hudson, RDH, FAAOSH
Machell Hudson, RDH, FAAOSH

The Productive Hygienist: Oral Systemic Connection

It’s time to take your clinical care to the next level. Dental hygienists are true partner in their patient’s healthcare journey and key players in helping them make healthy, life-saving choices. The more you elevate your clinical knowledge of patient risk factors, the better you can communicate thier needs.

  • Elevating periodontal care
  • Maintaining your patient care balance as a health provider
  • Advanced risk assessment methods
  • Incorporating new services including oral cancer screening
Bridgett Pross
Bridgett Pross
Sommer Carrol, RDA
Sommer Carrol, RDA

Administrative & Assistant Breakout

Dive into the practical application of what Dr. Baird shared in Day 1. You learned the principles and theory of the productive dental office. PDA coaches Bridgett Pross and Sommer Carroll, RDA use their experience and expertise to guide you through what productivity means to your role in the practice and how to apply these methods in your day-to-day.

  • Who is responsible for what Risk Factor
  • How to apply block scheduling
  • Effective communication with patients
  • Smooth, efficient handoffs between departments
Bridgett Pross
Bridgett Pross

Administrative Breakout

Being more productive doesn’t mean working longer hours or charging more. The reality is, productivity goes up, when you work smarter, not harder. Maximize the efficiencies of your current systems and learn how to hone your systems so the whole team is set up for success.

  • Hands on practice with block scheduling
  • Run morning huddles that focus your team
  • Understanding production per hour
  • Honing financial policies for increased production
Bridgett Pross
Bridgett Pross
Sommer Carrol, RDA
Sommer Carrol, RDA

Administrative & Assistant Breakout

Dive into the practical application of what Dr. Baird shared in Day 1. You learned the principles and theory of the productive dental office. PDA coaches Bridgett Pross and Sommer Carroll, RDA use their experience and expertise to guide you through what productivity means to your role in the practice and how to apply these methods in your day-to-day.

  • Who is responsible for what Risk Factor
  • How to apply block scheduling
  • Effective communication with patients
  • Smooth, efficient handoffs between departments
Sommer Carrol, RDA
Sommer Carrol, RDA

Assistant Breakout

Assistants are the first line of care for patients, and it’s time to elevate your role as a healthcare provider. Join our experts with real-life experience in the trenches as they share techniques and strategies you can use every day to improve the lives and health of patients.

  • How to discover what patients really want
  • Presenting risk factors for increased case acceptance
  • Delivering a 5-star New Patient exam
  • Elevating your communication skills

*Agenda and speakers subject to change.

Day Two:
Revenue Cycle Management with Christine Uhen

Optimize your revenue cycle management for success. Christine Uhen will show you how to apply the philosophy of productivity through the lens of RCM so you can close money leaks and increase your value.

  • Accounts Receivable Management
  • Insurance Verification
  • Patient Billing and Collections
  • Claims Submissions
  • Financial Reporting
  • Compliance & Training
  • RCM Automation Technology

Day Three:
Professional Transition Strategies with Kyle Francis

Gain the knowledge and insight so your transition can be smooth and stress-free. Kyle Francis, CEO of Professional Transition Strategies, will help you navigate the options and intricaties during a transition. This includes buying, selling, merging, or transitioning ownership over time.

  • State of the Industry
  • Due Dilligence
  • Best Practices for Seller Readiness

What attendees say about Our live dental ce

Video Testimonial Thumbnail
Video Testimonial Thumbnail
Video Testimonial Thumbnail
Video Testimonial Thumbnail

Agenda At A Glance

7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome
9:00 AM Main Stage: Dr. Bruce B. Baird
12:00 PM Lunch & Expo Hall
1:00 PM Main Stage: Dr. Bruce B. Baird
5:00 PM Social Hour
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Welcome
9:00 AM Clinical Calibration For Doctors with Dr. Wade Kifer
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Revenue Cycle Management with Christine Uhen
4:00 PM Practice Integration
5:00 PM Social Hour
7:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM Main Stage: Sara Hansen
10:00 AM Professional Transition Strategies with Kyle Francis
*Agenda and speakers subject to change.
"Our experience with PDA at their productivity workshop has exceeded our expectations. It has been a wonderful experience for our entire team. We can’t wait to implement everything that we learned at our office starting on Monday! Our patients will definitely benefit from our knowledge gained at this workshop." - Dr. Jessica Brigati
"This was absolutely amazing! I knew it’d be good from listening to Dr Baird’s podcast but it exceeded expectations! It lit a fire of excitement under me and my office manager!" - Dr. Marco Colella
"It was a wonderful and informative weekend. We enjoyed the energy and genuine excitement of all the presenters. Best course in the industry." - Dr. Liya Goitom
"This course is a great overall scope of the flow in the office to give patients a great experience. It showed us how to work more efficiently and be more productive with less stress." - Dr. Trevor Hamm
"PDA has been a game changer for me! They've brought back my enthusiasm for practice ownership and I highly recommend them." - Dr. Hillary Hunter
"This was a very strong, organized course. I would recommend to all colleagues who would like to grow as a person and business owner." - Dr. Karoline Biami
"Had the privilege of attending a PDA conference and their team truly cares about helping us succeed and allowing us to be able to give the best care possible to our patients. Everyone I talked to was very attentive, caring, helpful and genuine. I was really impressed!" - Dr. Kevin Chai
"One of the best things about this course was the idea to train assistants to present and schedule treatment. It's great for the whole team." - Dr. Aurora Fields
"The PDA team is authentic, fun, and energetic. Their material is great and I would recommend it to other dentists and teams. They rightly stress that productivity is about creating a great team that are in alignment to communicate effectively with patients and caring for them how they would like to be treated through amazing care and financial options." - Dr. Shawn Knorr
"I can’t say enough how helpful PDA was in their 3-day seminar. I have never been to a course that has made me reevaluate every aspect of my life. I am thankful to have attended so early in my career. I will be able to spend more time with my family and be a better leader to my team. Thank you PDA! You have changed my life!" - Dr. Charles Major Jr.

Location/Travel

The Workshop takes place at the Hyatt Regency in Frisco, TX. A stylish, contemporary property, the Hyatt Regency offers sophisticated comfort with convenient access to shopping, restaurants, and the vibrant nightlife of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

BOOK YOUR STAY READ OUR FAQ

Partners for your success

AbellaAR
AcceptCare
Five Lakes
mango
Medix Dental IT
Overjet
Perio Protect
Pro-Fi 20/20
Professional Transition Strategies
SupportDDS
CariFree
eAssist Dental Solutions
FinanciallyLed
Smile Advantage

MONTHLY RESOURCES TO GROW YOUR PRACTICE

Subscribe to the Investment Grade Practice™ News.

Subscribe Here

Investment Grade Practices™ Newsletters
Menu
Need help?
Accessibility
Accessibility Options
Accessibility On Our Website

We are committed to continuously improving access to our goods and services by individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to use any aspect of this website because of a disability, please call (800) 757-6077 and we will provide you with prompt personalized assistance.

If you have trouble seeing web pages, the US Social Security Administration offers these tips for optimizing your computer and browser to improve your online experience.

If you are looking for mouse and keyboard alternatives, speech recognition software such as Dragon Naturally Speaking may help you navigate web pages and online services. This software allows the user to move focus around a web page or application screen through voice controls.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, there are several accessibility features available to you.

Closed Captioning
Closed captioning provides a transcript for the audio track of a video presentation that is synchronized with the video and audio tracks. Captions are generally visually displayed over the video, which benefits people who are deaf and hard of hearing, and anyone who cannot hear the audio due to noisy environments. Most of our website’s video content includes automated captions. Learn how to turn captioning on and off in YouTube.

Volume Controls
Your computer, tablet, or mobile device has volume control features. Each video and audio service has its own additional volume controls. Try adjusting both your device’s volume controls and your media players’ volume controls to optimize your listening experience.

Read More About Accessibility and Why It Matters

Appointments
Need help?

Oops! We could not locate your form.

Do not include sensitive personal, financial, or other confidential information (Social Security, account number, login, passwords, etc.). This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Helpful Resources

Below are links you may find helpful when scheduling an appointment with us.

Notifications
Podcasts

Episode 196 – The Future is Bright

“There are lots of dentists out there who would love to be mentors....

Episode 196 – The Future is Bright (featured image)

Episode 223 – Charting New Territories, Part 2

“With a five or 10 year horizon, how do we reverse engineer this so...

Episode 223 – Charting New Territories, Part 2 (featured image)

Episode 99 – Requested Replay: Attracting Top Talent

“I don’t know how many will agree with me, but I will stand up...

Episode 99 – Requested Replay: Attracting Top Talent (featured image)
In the Press

I’ve Arrived: From $100 in the Bank to Generational Wealth in Less Than 3 Years.

from Dental Entrepreneur – Winter 2023 By Dr. Maggie Augustyn...

I’ve Arrived: From $100 in the Bank to Generational Wealth in Less Than 3 Years. (featured image)
From Our Blog

Investment Grade Practice™ News – December 2023

Dear Doctor, As we enter the final stretch of 2023, we reflect on the...

Investment Grade Practice™ News – December 2023 (featured image)
Follow Us On Social Media

Facebook

Stay informed on updates and upcoming events from our office.

LinkedIn

Connect and learn more about Productive Dentist Academy.

YouTube

Subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Instagram

View fun photos and follow our team on Instagram.

Your Privacy
Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses our privacy practices and the use of Google Analytics 4(GA4), an analytic advertising feature. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website and the GA4 platform. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website and GA4 platform, how it is used, and with whom it may be shared.
  2. The choices available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

While Productive Dentist Academy is the primary data controller, Google, in the context of providing Google Analytics service, acts as a data processor. We use Google Analytics 4, a widely recognized web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to track user interactions and gather data for advertising purposes. As a third-party vendor, Google Analytics operates independently and maintains its own privacy policy, which can be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy. We carefully select our third-party vendors for their commitment to user privacy and adherence to data protection standards. As part of our ongoing commitment to your privacy, we implement measures to ensure that services like GA4 comply with our high standards of data protection.

GA4 collects certain personally identifiable information from you as you interact with our website. This information includes but is not limited to your device ID, IP address, and geographic location. The information collected through GA4 is used to analyze user behavior, optimize our website’s performance, and tailor our content to better serve your needs. This data is compiled and anonymized, ensuring that it cannot be linked back to individual users.

Please note that GA4 may share the information collected with Google and other third-party service providers to enable data processing and reporting on website usage. However, we will not sell, rent, or share your information, especially your personally identifiable information, with any third party outside of our organization.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You have certain rights regarding the data collected by GA4. You have the right to do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

In addition to opting out of any future communications from us at any time, you may also opt out of the GA4 feature if you so choose. You can opt out of the GA4 Advertising Features we use through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or through the NAI’s. This link points to Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the web https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/ 

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. GA4 also follows industry best practices to protect your data both online and offline.

To ensure data protection while we are using GA4, we are implementing additional security measures that include and are not limited to:

  • limiting data access, 
  • using secure protocols, 
  • managing data sharing with Google

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Contact Us

If you have any concerns about the use of GA4 or believe that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, please contact us immediately. We are committed to addressing any privacy-related issues promptly and transparently.

By using our website and consenting to the use of GA4, you acknowledge and agree to the data collection and processing practices described in this notice. For more information about GA4 and its privacy practices, please review Google’s Privacy Policy on this link https://policies.google.com/privacy.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately.

Read More About Our Privacy Policy and Why It Matters

Terms of Service
Terms of Service

Entering this site or the links accessible through this site, you agree to be bound by this agreement. The information and the resources contained on and accessible through this site are made available by Productive Dentist Academy and/or its suppliers and vendors, and are subject to your agreement to their terms and conditions.

All contents copyright (c) Productive Dentist Academy

All rights reserved, Productive Dentist Academy makes this website available to all users for the sole purpose of providing educational information on health-related issues.

The accuracy of website, information, and resources identified are not warranted or guaranteed, or intended to be a substitute for professional health advice, to contradict health advice given, or for health care of any kind.

Your use of this website indicates your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use and you expressly agree to be bound to the foregoing terms and conditions.

All materials on this website, including the site’s design, layout, and organization, are owned and copyrighted by Productive Dentist Academy, or its suppliers or vendors, and are protected by U.S. and international copyrights.

Material on this site may be used for personal use only. Commercial use of any sort is strictly prohibited.

Use of Resources & Information
This site may not be used as a supplement or alternative for health care, and is not intended and does not warrant or guarantee the quality or quantity of any services of any of the advertisers identified; further, the information provided is merely for educational purposes, and its accuracy is not guaranteed. Do not use this site as a substitute for health care. Please consult with your doctor or other health care provider regarding any health questions you may have. This site may not be used for health diagnosis or treatment. Do not use this site to disregard any health advice, nor to delay seeking health advice, because of something you read or see in this site.

You understand and agree that neither Productive Dentist Academy nor its suppliers or vendors or linked domain names are responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage of any kind, directly or indirectly resulting from your use of this site or the information or the resources contained on or accessible through it.

Productive Dentist Academy expressly disclaims any implied warranty or representation about the information or accuracy, relevance, completeness, timeliness or appropriateness for any particular purpose of any kind. Your use of this site is also subject to all additional disclaimers that may appear throughout the site.

Other Internet Sites Links
This site also includes links to other internet sites created and maintained by Productive Dentist Academy’s suppliers, vendors, affiliates, or subscribers. Be aware that Productive Dentist Academy does not control, makes no guarantees about, and disclaims any express or implied representations or warranties about the accuracy, relevance, completeness, timeliness or appropriateness for a particular purpose of the information or the resources contained on these or any other internet sites.

Further, the inclusion of these links is merely for your convenience and is not intended and does not reflect Productive Dentist Academy’s opinion on the accuracy or the importance of these other sites; further, Productive Dentist Academy does not endorse in any manner any of the views expressed in, or products or services offered by these other sites. All information in any site by Productive Dentist Academy, or associated or linked site, is extracted, read, used, or relied upon by you at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranty
Productive Dentist Academy and its suppliers and vendors disclaim all express or implied representations or warranties regarding the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on or accessible through this site, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. All information provided by Productive Dentist Academy is made available “as is” and “as available” without warranty of any kind, or any express or implied promise, including, by way of example, its continuing availability.

Limitation of Liability
With respect to products, goods, or services purchased from any entity identified, listed, named or contacted through Productive Dentist Academy’s website, or any links to Productive Dentist Academy’s website, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Productive Dentist Academy or its suppliers or vendors be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, contractual, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever of any kind, resulting from any loss, which by way of example, includes loss of use, loss of data, loss of profits, business interruption, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this site, with the delay or inability to use this site, or with the provision of or failure to make available any information, services, products, materials, or other resources contained on or accessible through this site, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are elements of this agreement, and that this site would not be provided to you absent such limitations.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Productive Dentist Academy and its suppliers and vendors from any liability, loss, claim, and expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) related to your violation of this agreement or use of this site in any manner. Your use of this site shall constitute your acceptance of the terms of this Agreement, as revised and modified, if any, each time you access this site. Productive Dentist Academy may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement.

Miscellaneous
Productive Dentist Academy’s failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision(s) of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this agreement or this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Washington, without giving effect to any principles or conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding between Productive Dentist Academy or its links, suppliers or vendors and you related to this agreement or this site shall be brought exclusively in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction sitting in Skagit County, Washington.

Copyright
All materials on this website, including the site’s design, layout, and organization, are owned and copyrighted by Productive Dentist Academy or its suppliers or vendors, and are protected by U.S. and international copyrights.

Links
This site contains links to other sites. Productive Dentist Academy is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites that are linked to us.

Questions
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding Productive Dentist Academy’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please contact us.

Read More About Our Terms of Service and Why It Matters

Search
Search the Website

Use keywords in the search box below to find what you're looking for.

Go to the Top of the Page