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If you’re a millennial-aged dentist in your first 5 years of practice ownership and you want to grow your practice, this webinar was created for you. Dr. Rice shares the 3 key strategies he used to build – and scale – his multi-million dollar practice.

2020 SPEAKERS

EXCEPTIONAL SPEAKERS & INFLUENCERS
20 CREDENTIALED CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS + LIFETIME COACHING

David Rice, DDS

David Rice, DDS

Founder of igniteDDS

Dr. Rice is the founder of the nation’s largest new dentist and student dentist community, igniteDDS. Dr. Rice travels the world speaking with today’s dental students ...

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Dr. David Rice

Dr. Rice is the founder of the nation’s largest new dentist and student dentist community, igniteDDS. When he’s not working at his team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, NY, Dr. Rice travels the world under the ignite DDS banner, speaking with today’s dental students and young dentists, and helping shape tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. Dr. Rice lives in St. Petersburg, FL.

Jeffrey R. Shapiro, DDS

Jeffrey R. Shapiro, DDS

NYU College of Dentistry

Practice Building Session: The Business Side of Dentistry: Adopting a CEO Mindset

In this session, attendees will learn the foundational principles necessary to manage the business side of dentistry.There will be a real world focus on what is vital for a practice to grow, be profitable, and be rewarding, no matter which kind of dental practice...

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Jeffrey R. Shapiro

In this session, attendees will learn the foundational principles necessary to manage the business side of dentistry. There will be a real world focus on what is vital for a practice to grow, be profitable, and be rewarding, no matter which kind of dental practice you’re pursuing. Additionally you’ll learn the value of being the CEO as well as the dentist. We’ll teach you how to harness the critical skills for mindset shifting and communication that gets people to want to follow your lead, and how to get the best from both patients and team.

Audience Takeaways:
- How to read Financial statements to determine when a practice to right to purchase
- When to start Developing team culture in your practice for massive growth
- Where to focus on the proven 3 ways to grow your practice blueprint
- Principles for creating your business plan
- How to get the banks to approve your loan with the best terms no matter which path is best for you

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Shapiro received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He continued his education with graduate work in industrial engineering and operations research at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and graduated from Howard University College of Dentistry in 1982. After a year of postgraduate education, Dr. Shapiro continued his academic affiliations with teaching positions in Prosthodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry. In addition to being a visiting lecturer at New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Shapiro lectures internationally, teaching dentists the newest methods in Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry. He is one of a small number of members accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and served as President of its New York Chapter. He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow of the Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics and a member of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics and the Academy for Sports Dentistry. In addition to authoring many articles and appearing in many consumer publications, he consults with several of the dental industries leading manufacturers in the areas of product development and clinical testing of materials and techniques. Dr. Shapiro was also a team dentist for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League for 10 years and is currently a consultant to them.

Edmond Armand Bedrossian DDS, MSD

Edmond Armand Bedrossian DDS, MSD

Practice Owner, San Francisco

Practice Building Session: Finding your Dream Dental Practice: The What, Where, Who and Why

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision...

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Edmond Armand Bedrossian DDS, MSD

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision. Finding your dream practice position does not have to be a mystery. This session will help you thrive in this changing environment by showing you where to look, what to look for, who to talk to, and how to market yourself. You will leave armed with tools to develop a personal plan to find your dream dental practice.

Audience Takeaways:
- Discover where to look to find your dream practice
- Learn what to look for and what to avoid in their practice search
- Identify the key people who can help locate your dream practice
- Understand how to market yourself to prospective employers or partnership opportunities

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Bedrossian is a Prosthodontist and currently practices in his hometown of San Francisco. He received his DDS from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2015 and completed the advanced prosthodontic residency program and received his master’s degree at the University of Washington. He has authored multiple publications on removable prosthodontics and treatment planning the fully edentulous patient. He co-founded D365; a social media application providing a networking platform for dental students, residents and dental practitioners to share their knowledge, connect with colleagues and learn daily from the palm of their hands. He is also very active on social media, documenting and sharing his daily work and personal growth throughout his residency and now professional dental career.

Nathaniel Lawson DMD, PhD

Nathaniel Lawson DMD, PhD

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Practice Building Session: Finding your Dream Dental Practice: The What, Where, Who and Why

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision...

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Nathaniel Lawson DMD, PhD

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision. Finding your dream practice position does not have to be a mystery. This session will help you thrive in this changing environment by showing you where to look, what to look for, who to talk to, and how to market yourself. You will leave armed with tools to develop a personal plan to find your dream dental practice.

Audience Takeaways:
- Discover where to look to find your dream practice
- Learn what to look for and what to avoid in their practice search
- Identify the key people who can help locate your dream practice
- Understand how to market yourself to prospective employers or partnership opportunities

Speaker Bio:
Nathaniel Lawson DMD, PhD is the Director of the Division of Biomaterials at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry and the program director of the Biomaterials residency program. He graduated from UAB School of Dentistry in 2011 and obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering in 2012. He has served as an investigator on over 50 clinical and laboratory research grants, and published over 150 peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and research abstracts. His research interests are the mechanical, optical, and biologic properties of dental materials and clinical evaluation of new dental materials. He was the 2016 recipient of the Stanford New Investigator Award and the 2017 3M Innovative Research Fellowship both from the American Dental Association. He serves on the American Dental Association Council of Scientific Affairs and is on the editorial board of The Journal of Adhesive Dentistry and Compendium. He has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of dental materials. He also works as a general dentist in the UAB Faculty Practice.

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Practice Building Session: Finding your Dream Dental Practice: The What, Where, Who and Why

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision...

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Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD

The dental landscape is rapidly changing with the rise of corporate dental practices and commoditization of health care. Many new dentists are struggling to find the practice that fits their career vision. Finding your dream practice position does not have to be a mystery. This session will help you thrive in this changing environment by showing you where to look, what to look for, who to talk to, and how to market yourself. You will leave armed with tools to develop a personal plan to find your dream dental practice.

Audience Takeaways:
- Discover where to look to find your dream practice
- Learn what to look for and what to avoid in their practice search
- Identify the key people who can help locate your dream practice
- Understand how to market yourself to prospective employers or partnership opportunities

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was a dental hygienist before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from UCLA School of Dentistry. She is a board certified prosthodontist, the editor-in-chief of Inside Dental Hygiene and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for AEGIS Dental Network. In addition, she is a chief development officer for Cellerant Consulting Group, a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, maintains a private practice in Salem, MA. She is an international lecturer and is extensively published. Her passion for prevention has stayed with her throughout her career and in 2010, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was awarded the 2010 Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year by the American Dental Association.

Lucas Shapiro, DDS

Lucas Shapiro, DDS

Clinical CE Session: Photography for Young Dentists

This course is for young dentists to learn quickly yet thoroughly how to use your new dslr. This is not some slow paced Apple store course for your grandparents. This is everything you need to know about dental photography in 2.5 hours.  1/2 lecture, 1/2 hands on.

Objectives:
– Master the basic settings of your camera: aperture, iso, shutter speed, light
– Understand different lights and which one is best for you and your practice: ring, twin, softbox
– Learn how to take those artsy Instagram pics you see everywhere

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM FAST-TRAK LIVE

20 CE and INSPIRING COACHES.

You’ll earn 20 credentialed CE hours sponsored by Patterson Dental during Fast-Trak and you’ll have a great time doing it with the Speakers and Coaches we have lined up. As your vision for your dental career continues to evolve, you don’t have to figure it all out on your own. That route is filled with daunting, complicated processes and hard lessons along the way. Choose the smarter path by joining the igniteDDS FAST-TRAK movement! igniteDDS and Fortune Management have teamed up with some of the most successful dentists in the country to build a program tailored just for you, guided by David Rice, DDS, the Founder of igniteDDS, and our team of practice success coaches.

Prerequisite: No, 20 Lecture CDE’s

INSPIRING
COACHES
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JOIN OUR VIP EXPERIENCE.

Register for FAST-TRAK Live with the full payment option and join us for a VIP networking experience that you’ll never forget. Those who participate in this opportunity know that experiences like this in the dental industry are rare. You’ll get to know our speakers better, interact with dental companies that represent some of the largest brands in our industry, and gain from one-on-one VIP conversations. You’ll leave with an entirely new group of colleagues who you’ll establish lifelong connections with.

EDUCATIONAL AND CLINICAL SESSIONS.

Our Clinical Session will consist of a hands-on esthetics/photography session at Fast-Trak where you’ll gain more insight into this popular area of dentistry. During the practice management educational sessions, you’ll hear from Dr. Rice and his team of experts to help you manage everything from branding and marketing to financial management and financing options. You’ll earn 20 CE in person at Fast-Trak and have the opportunity to earn 11+ more hours through our livestream CE offered in our Fast-Trak Mentoring Group. Our goal is for you to be armed with the information to help you do dentistry your way.

EDUCATIONAL
SESSIONS
ONGOING
MONTHLY
COACHING
FOREVER ACCESS TO OUR ONLINE COACHING FORUM – FREE.

After FAST-TRAK LIVE, you’ll join our private FAST-TRAK cohort online, where you will access critical resources and training, build friendships, earn the full 20 CE, and meet monthly with our success coaches. Your membership in the cohort never expires! Each month will feature practice management discussions, hot-seat coaching and answers to your questions by our team. This FAST-TRAK cohort is where you’ll experience extreme value, because you’ll have someone to help you when you’re in the midst of implementing what you’ve learned. Through this community you’ll continue to define your destination, with a clear, direct route paved by the experience of those who have traveled the same path and achieved extraordinary success.

FUN, FRIENDS, FOOD.

There’s more to FAST-TRAK than just great sessions and CE hours – there’s also a lot of fun! How could it not be with our Network + Chill Kickoff Party which provides you with the opportunity to socialize with Coaches, Dental Brands and Influencers who WANT you to be successful. You’ll have fun and network, enjoy great food and meet other attendees who become new friends.

FUN
FRIENDS
FOOD

EASY PAYMENT OPTIONS

Enjoy the FAST-TRAK experience up close and personal when you register today. You’ll expand your knowledge of practice management, get hands-on clinical experience, grow your network and create new connections! Attend FAST-TRAK and create a vision for your future, TODAY.

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2020 AGENDA

Dr. Rice and his team designed the ultimate FAST-TRAK Live Experience based on 20+ years of working with young dentists to help them achieve success. Below is the agenda that will take you through his high-level process built to achieve in-depth learning objectives.

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    Network + Chill Kickoff Party

    You’ve never been to a networking party until you’ve experienced one hosted by igniteDDS! Arrive early so you’ll be on time…this is an event you don’t want to miss!

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David Rice, DDS

David Rice, DDS

YOUR CONFERENCE HOST

David Rice, DDS is the founder of the largest young dentist and dental student organization, igniteDDS. igniteDDS is more than a community, it’s a movement of the millennial generation of young dentists working today. Dr. Rice created the concept of FAST-TRAK with the goal of creating an experience offline that mirrors what we all love about igniteDDS’ online presence.

When he’s not working at his team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, NY, Dr. Rice travels the world under the ignite DDS banner, speaking with today’s dental students and young dentists, and helping shape tomorrow’s most successful dental practices.

With free access to guided videos, job opportunities, blogs, and educational resources, igniteDDS is the absolute best way to build your dental career.

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