Dentistry is Changing, How Do I Triumph?

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Effective Date: September 27, 2017
Expiration Date: September 27, 2020
Format: Self Instructional - Audio Visual Voice-Over with Slides
Credits: One (1) AGD PACE Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour

Original broadcast supported through an unrestricted educational grant provided by ADS Dental Transitions

The growth of corporate and dentist-owned group practice is a real risk to most solo practices...Competition is increasing...What does the future of dentistry hold? Gain insight into the current state of the industry as well as the future of dentistry from one of the industry’s leading authorities on dental practice transitions. Learn what fuels the corporate dentistry model and how to counter corporate dentistry with the traditional practice. Gain knowledge of current trends such as practice consolidation, consumerism and reimbursement plans. Also gain knowledge of operational changes that can be implemented in order to position a practice for a successful transition in an ever-changing industry.

Educational Objective

Upon completion of this CE activity attendee will be able to:

  1. Why am I having difficulty with this change?
  2. The mega trends of change
  3. Why is corporate dentistry doing so well?
  4. What is EBITDA?
  5. How do I make this work for me?


Roger K. Hill, MSA, ASA

Roger K. Hill, MSA, ASA

Roger is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers, who has also earned the coveted MSA, specifically geared to the business of your practice. With over 30 years of experience serving dentists across the United States, Roger is an active speaker, frequently addressing national and state study clubs and other professional groups. He has published extensively, and recently published a book about practice transitions (published by the American Dental Association). In business since 1979, Roger joined The McGill & Hill Group in 1997.

In his spare time, Roger enjoys a variety of activities ranging from scuba diving to four-wheeling in Colorado to cruising. In addition, when he is not wearing his trademark bowtie, he prefers to be in cowboy boots and jeans (and loves almost anything cowboy). As you might expect he enjoys country music (more about this at our seminar). Roger and his wife live in Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently their twenty-four year old daughter (Taylor) is nearing the end of her bio-chemistry major at Queens University.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is Dentists.

Recognition and Credits

Continuing education credits awarded for participating in the CE activity may or may not apply toward license renewal or specific license requirements in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state licensing board(s).

PennWell designates this activity for 1 credit hour of continuing ADA CERP education credits.

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AGD PACE LogoThe PennWell Corporation is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from (11/1/2015) to (12/31/2019) Provider ID# 320452.

Dental Board of California: Provider 4527, course registration number 01-4527-15233.
“This course meets the Dental Board of California’s requirements for 1 unit of continuing education.”

Requirements For Successful Completion

To receive credit for your participation in this webinar you will be required to complete the online program examination. To complete the online examination participants must be registered and signed-in to this website and have reviewed the program in its entirety. At the end of the program a link will be provided directing you to the program course exam. Once completed and submitted an immediate grade report will be displayed. All participants scoring at least 70% on the examination will receive a CE Verification Form verifying 1 CE credits. Verification forms may be viewed and printed immediately as well as accessed anytime in the future (24/7) from within the user records page of this website.

Not enough time to complete your online examination? No problem, online examinations may be completed anytime during the effective period of the program. Participants requiring more time to complete an examination may return to this website, sign-in and complete the online examination.

Disclosure Declaration

Presenter Disclosure: Roger Hill, discloses that he does have a leadership and/or financial relationship to disclose related to this continuing dental education activity.

Commercial Support: This course was developed with commercial support provided by ADS Dental Transitions.

Provider Disclosure: PennWell Corporation’s Dental Division does not have a leadership or financial/commercial interest in any products or services discussed or shared in any of the educational activities presented.

CE Planner Disclosure: Craig Dickson, VP & Group Publishing Director, has no relevant financial interest which may create a conflict of interest related to the DE Study Club. Heather Hodges, Conference Manager, has no relevant financial interest which may create a conflict of interest related to this activity.

Provider Contact Information: Heather Hodges, Conference Manager, or direct at 918-832-9317.

Image Authenticity: No images in this educational activity have been modified or altered.

Scientific Basis: All content has been derived from references listed and/or the author’s clinical experience.

Known Benefits and Limitations: Information presented in this educational activity represents best practices in evidenced based dentistry with potential benefit for the patient and clinician. No off label or experimental treatments are discussed.

Educational Disclaimer: Completing a single continuing education course does not provide enough information to result in the participant being an expert in the field related to the course topic. It is a combination of many educational courses and clinical experience that allows the participant to develop skills and expertise.