THURSDAY

Amy Kirsch of Dental Jobs Colorado, Inc.

Amy’s long list of credentials include owner of Dental Jobs Colorado, Inc. a dental team recruiting and placement firm in Colorado. In addition, she is an Associate Clinical Instructor at U of Colorado Dental School as well as a national speaker, trainer and consultant.  As a dental hygienist, she provides valuable perspective when it comes to employment issues.

Eric Yohe, Compliance Investigator for the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Ivan Pelaez, Community Outreach and Planning Specialist for the US Department of Labor

Maureen West, RDH, JD

Maureen’s credentials include over 15 years as Colorado Assistant Attorney General as well as Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver.  As AAG, she managed and performed legal work including drafting, implementation and enforcement of regulatory rules; facilitated in the interpretation, enforcement and compliance of federal and state laws; oversaw disciplinary actions against healthcare licensees and ensured ethical compliance of health care regulatory boards and programs.

FRIDAY

Patti DiGangi RDHDentalcodeology.com

Dr. James C. Grant, General Dentist.

Dr. Grant was a private practice dentist for over 35 years. published author, international Lecturer, Consultant, 3M Speaker’s Bureau, Implant inventor/patent holder, Dental Director for DentaQuest ASO/Health First Colorado.

Dr. Brad Renehan, Board Certified Maxillofacial Surgeon, CUSDM, pharmacist, physician(Mayo Clinic) private practice over 30 years, international lecturer on dental implant surgery.

Nancy Miller RDH

Nancy is a registered dental hygienist with over 40 years of clinical experience including 15 years with a periodontal practice. She currently practices 2 days weekly with an excellent cosmetic/restorative dentist in Green Bay. She graduated from Ferris State University in Michigan with her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene, and also holds a Bachelors Degree in Communications from Concordia University-Wisconsin. She is also a Dental Practice Management Coach with Jameson Management, Oklahoma, since 1998. She specializes in clinical department coordination with the business team. She also presents lectures and courses and is AGD certified through them (#210932).She has been published in the Journal of Practical Hygiene, RDH, Progressive Dentist and Dental Economics, and has presented online CE courses. Nancy was named one of 2016 THE TOP 25 WOMEN IN DENTISTRY by Modern Dental Network, publisher of Dental Product Reports, Modern Hygienist and other publications. “ My greatest joy in my career has been delivering excellent patient care specific to their needs.  Ongoing relationships are critical in acceptance of prevention, treatment and self care.  My ability to teach and influence other professionals in methods to deliver exceptional care themselves is my next greatest joy.  Through instrumentation instruction or knowledge of business practices or patient behavior management I feel I can impact the health of many patients and providers.”

SATURDAY

Edie Gibson RDH

Edie is a Registered Dental Hygienist that brings over 30 years of diverse, hands-on clinical and business expertise to the podium. She incorporates real world experiences and humor into all her programs, making difficult subjects fun, empowering, and thought provoking for the entire  TEAM!  She believes in a collaborative, patient-centric approach to treatment in order to achieve stellar outcomes.

Edie is the Sr. Director of Clinical Education and Training for Claronav, a Clinical Trainer for The Implant Consortium and a Thought Leader/KOL for several prestigious dental companies. She is also a 2013 Sunstar RDH Award of Distinction recipient, a Registered Psychotherapist, and   a contributing author to the bestselling book,  Overcoming Mediocrity.

Edie is passionate about elevating dental professionals through her motivational presentations. Her enthusiasm is infectious so get ready to be entertained and inspired to return to work FIRED UP!

James Lichon DDS

Nikki Rasmussen – VP of Business Development, Banyan Inc.