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It’s Catching On

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The DENTSPLY GAC 2015 Orthodontic World Congress
took place this past February 18 – 21 at the beautiful Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego. The seaside gathering was held at a time when much of North America was getting pounded by a historic cold front that stretched from Chicago to Texas and Florida. The event was about challenging conventional thinking, exploring new ways to look at running the practice/ business, and then providing the tools from which attendees could translate both the clinical and business ideas into practical application. Continue reading It’s Catching On

OWC411 – Looking Forward to Next Time – Issue No. 3



While the 2015 Orthodontic World Congress has come to an end, the opportunity to turn ideas into action is just beginning. The question is, what thoughts, suggestions and/or ideas are you most excited to implement?

Maybe you’re feeling inspired by some of the practice-actualization ideas offered by our outstanding keynote speakers. Perhaps you’re reconsidering how you engage and motivate your staff, or you’re rethinking the role of technology in your practice. Possibly you’re re-examining your bracket placement assumptions. Or maybe it’s something you gleaned from one of your colleagues or an eye-opening observation from one of the breakaway sessions. With all the great information and ideas we shared, the possibilities are unlimited. Continue reading OWC411 – Looking Forward to Next Time – Issue No. 3

OWC411 – What’s Happening Day 2

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Looking to the Future of Orthodontics

While our day-one speakers focused on the ‘soft side’ of the business, the wisdom, insight and advice was anything but soft. I’m sure more than a few of us are carrying around scraps of paper filled with ideas about finding our inner-remarkability (Berger), identifying new and unique ways to interact with our clientele (Burris), brainstorming ways to delight our customers, (Curtin) overcoming the things we fear to take it to the next level (Acuff) and integrating technology into the modern practice (Shuman). Well done, gentlemen. Continue reading OWC411 – What’s Happening Day 2

OWC411 – Taking a Look Around

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You’ve Got the Look

Hello and welcome to sunny San Diego and the 2015 OWC! Looking at the record low temperatures battering the rest of the country, we couldn’t be more pleased with the location and timing of our event! Everyone needs to decompress, and day one was reserved for getting comfortable. It all started with check-in and a poolside welcome reception that included fabulous food, great entertainment and lots of friendly faces. If the opening night was any indication, it’s going to be a great conference. You can stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings at #GAC2015OWC. Continue reading OWC411 – Taking a Look Around

Congreso Mundial de Ortodoncia 2015

Screenshot (237)SPeek20140307_240_LREstá invitado a unirse a nosotros en San Diego, para el Congreso Mundial de Ortodoncia desde el 18 al 21 de febrero de 2015. Dedicado a acercar el desarrollo profesional y clínico de alta calidad, el avance y la discusión dentro de la comunidad Ortodóncica, el encuentro de este año tendrá sesiones en un rango de temas que irán desde el Marketing contagioso hasta las últimas técnicas en Ortodoncia clínica. El Congreso incluirá prestigiosos ponentes, workshops diseñados para Ortodoncistas y su Equipo, discusiones de grupo y sesiones tácticas de medio día sobre implementación de la diferenciación de su práctica para su staff. Continue reading Congreso Mundial de Ortodoncia 2015

2015 Orthodontic World Congress

Here’s your quick source for all the speakers and events!14-SPEC-012, OWC AMSThis year’s meeting will feature sessions on a range of topics from Contagious Marketing to Contemporary Transverse Diagnosis. The conference will include notable speakers, workshops tailored for orthodontists and staff, group discussions, and a half day tactical session on implementation of practice differentiators for your staff.

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