Ms. Gibson brings over 30 years of diverse, hands-on clinical and business expertise in implant dentistry to the podium. She owned a private Dental Hygiene practice in Colorado,and is the Director of New Business Development for NextLevel Practice. She is also a Founding Fellow of the ADIA, and a 2013 Sunstar RDH Award of Distinction recipient. Ms. Gibson is also a ThoughtLeader/KOL for several prestigious companies and a contributing author to the best-selling book Overcoming Mediocrity.
The morning session will address developing a comprehensive understanding of the signs, symptoms, and etiology of peri-implant complications, along with the most current, evidence-basedmaintenance& regenerative protocols. The afternoon session will present a 5-step blueprint for creating happy, healthy patients; keys for successful treatment presentation; strategies for effectively addressing patient questions and objections; and improving patient engagement in treatment.
Dr. Kornman founded Interleukin Genetics, Inc. and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Periodontology. He has been a consultant and researcher for many major oral care and pharmaceutical companies, and holds academic appointments at UTHSC, Harvard University, and the University of Michigan. His DDS is from Emory University, while his MS in Periodontics and PhD in Microbiology-Immunology were earned at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Velasquez is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Dentistry, Colombia. An Ambassadorial Scholarship allowed him to complete his postdoctoral training in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he also received an MS in Dentistry. He went on to a residency in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He works in private practice in Fenton, MI and is an instructor atUniversity of Michigan School of Dentistry and active in numerous professional associations.
Handout: Medical Emergencies 2019 Michigan Handout
2020 Meeting Dates
February 7th, May 29th, October 9th