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Continuing Education

Tax Strategies for Dentists

This course will cover the new tax codes enacted in 2017 and how they will affect your 2018 taxes.  How these tax cuts, and the new job acts will affect your practice will be covered.  Carson will walk you through how to maximize your take home pay while minimizing your tax bill!

Presented by: Carson Henderson, CPA

Carson Henderson is with Thomas Wirig Doll, tax, retirement & wealth advisors.  Since 1960 Thomas Wirig Doll has been advising dentists in the bay area on all matters involving their practice and personal taxes & wealth strategies.
Dinner included -  2 CE Units
Fees: Members & Auxiliary Staff - $35.00
Non members - $70.00

*This course is all filled up.  If you would like to be added to our waiting list please give our office a call at (510) 782-5316.


Practice Transitions for All Stages & Ages

  • Are you a newer dentist looking to associate or work part time in an established practice?
  • Are you an experienced dentist thinking about retiring in the next few years?
  • Do you want to make sure you set up your shareholder or purchase agreement appropriately?
  • Not quite ready to retire, but could use some part time help in your practice?
  • Not quite ready to buy, but would like to practice with an established dentist?

These and many more questions will be answered in this extremely informative course about making those all-important practice transitions.
This course is for BOTH newer and the long-time practitioner!

Presented by: Ali Oromchian & Michael Perry, D.D.S.

Ali Oromchian is one of the nation's leading legal authorities on topics relevant to dentists. ​The Dental and Medical Counsel PC law firm has been regarded as one of the pre-eminent health care law firms devoted exclusively to health care professionals. His clients seek his advice on dental and medical practice transitions, creation of corporations and partnerships, associate contracts, estate planning, employment law matters, office leasing and state board defense.  Additionally, as a respected dental lawyer he is a frequent speaker on topics such as employment law, practice transitions, negotiations strategies, contract and estate planning throughout North America.
Michael Perry, D.D.S. founded Momentum Dental Consulting in 1999 and is now a Strategic Counselor for CDA.  Dr. Perry consults with member dentists on leadership, dental benefits and practice management issues. Dr. Perry is a national speaker who has been practicing general dentistry in Santa Rosa for over 35 years.
Dinner included - 2 CE Units
Fees: Member Dentists under 10 years out of dental school - $25.00
Dentists & Auxiliary more than 10 years out of dental school- $45.00
Non member Dentists - $75.00

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Green Dentistry: THC and teeth?

What you need to know about cannabis and oral health.

  • This course is for doctors, hygienists, assistants, and front office staff.  Marijuana is the most commonly used recreational drug in the United States.  23 states currently have some form of legalized marijuana; eight states have legalized it for recreational use.  It is estimated that over 10% of the US population uses it at least once a month. This course will be an unbiased and evidence based presentation of marijuana and it's role in dentistry.  An introduction to the usage of marijuana in the general public population will first be discussed.  Second, will be about the pharmacology of marijuana.  In the third part of this course you will learn how the use of marijuana by your patients affects their dental care.

At the conclusion of the course the participants will:

  • Understand the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of marijuana
  • Understand how marijuana usage by patients effects their oral health; specific focus on oral pathology, caries risk, and periodontal disease
  • Understand interactions of THC with commonly used prescribed medications and be familiar with medical emergencies related to THC
  • Learn how to communicate with your patients regularly using cannabis

​Presented by: Barry Taylor, DMD, FAGD, FACD, CDA

Dr. Barry Taylor is an Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry.  In addition he also is a part-time associate in private practice at Woodburn Community Dental.  Prior to attending the OHSU School of Dentistry he worked as a research assistant for two years in the field of Neuropsychopharmacology at the U.S. Veteran's Hospital in Portland, Oregon.  Dr. Taylor has served as the Oregon Dental Association's Editor for ten years and is the ODA's President-Elect.  He also has had leadership positions with the Oregon Academy of General Dentistry, American College of Dentists, Academy of General Dentistry, Delta Sigma Delta and the American Dental Association.  Dr. Taylor has been awarded the "Dentist of the Year" from both the Oregon AGD and the Washington County Dental Society.  He is also currently enrolled as a student in OHSU's Human Investigation Program.
Dinner included - 2 CE Units
Fees: Members - $40.00
Guests/Staff -      $50.00
Non ​members -    $85.00​

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CPR Re-Certification Courses

​April 30th - Fremont Location

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June 4th - Pleasanton Location

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