Attending The Dental Festival enables you to get the best of both worlds—taking a dental vacation and accessing the best CE and dental networking at once. At the Dental Festival, you can meet dental experts, dental consultants, other dental professionals, and others looking to connect and help you improve your practice. Even better, you get access to ten dental conferences with one festival pass. Here’s how to prepare for The Dental Festival if you’re looking to grow your practice this year and beyond.
Attending a dental conference can be one of the best investments you make as a dentist. Whether you want to fulfill your dental CE requirements, grow your practice, save money, or build your reputation as a dental influencer, the best dental events can help you. Here's how to maximize your return on investment in dental conferences by planning ahead.
Whether you’re an introvert who dreads the day you have to converse with business associates or an extrovert who is counting down the days till your next networking event, The Dental Festival on Land has you covered. In this article, we share several ways to get the most out of The Dental Festival on Land.
Not all conferences are created equal. That’s why we created the Dental Festival on Land, where a number of leading conferences will come together to help you get the best CE, networking, and entertainment in the dental industry. Just like any other big event, you can get the most out of your time at a dental conference by coming prepared. The Dental Festival offers an array of unique resources and amenities to ensure you can do just that. In this article, we share four tips to help you optimize your time at a dental conference and have the most fulfilling experience at the Dental Festival on Land.
A mastermind is a group of like-minded people who meet regularly and work together. They are led by a mentor or group of mentors but also connect regularly with each other to help and support each other. They provide education, peer accountability, and support to one another, even as they are mentor-led. Joining a mastermind group has many benefits. In this post, we share three of the greatest benefits people experience after spending time in a mastermind group.
In this day and age, making connections is the single most important activity to help any business grow. Without connections, you’ll miss out on building relationships with people to help you grow, attract new patients, and receive expert advice from peers. It’s also important to have individuals in your field who support and encourage you, especially in dentistry. Here is what you need to know to get started making the best use of dental influencer events.
Can you believe that we’ve been living in the “new normal” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic for more than a year now? The landscape certainly changed for travel and for Dental CE during that time. But that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to offer safe, fun, and helpful dental CE. This post shares three tips to travel safely for your Dental CE in 2021 and beyond.
Smiles at Sea is dedicated to Dental CE that puts a smile on your face. Like we did with our April 2021 Dental Festival on land and will do with our next land event, the October 2021 Dental Festival, we make sure you have the best experience at our conferences. You will learn a lot. You will make connections. And you will have some fun. Here are three ways to create the best dental CE for your staff that we’ve helped practices create. Incorporate a mix of these in 2021 and beyond to create a motivated, educated, and productive!
A Smiles at Sea dental cruise is a fabulous continuing education vacation you’re sure to remember forever and want to repeat year after year. We want to ensure you have nothing but smooth sailing, so we’ve put together this pre-cruise checklist to help you prepare for the dental event of your life!
One day, Smiles at Sea will (hopefully) have an entire cruise ship all to ourselves for our dental CE cruises. Until then, though, we have to compromise by renting out space on cruise lines. For our upcoming 5-night cruise from Miami, Florida to Labadee, Haiti, we’re choosing Royal Caribbean yet again...
You can’t keep your license as a dental professional without doing some continuing education courses. Every state requires different amounts of credits, but the fact remains. That’s just the way it is; we need to stay sharp to provide the life-changing treatment our patients both need and deserve...
Running a dental practice isn’t easy, even if you have a great business mind. Most practice owners are dentists, however, who were never taught the tricks of the trade in dental school. They learned how to do a crown, an implant, or a filling, but they never learned how to run a business...
It’s a common practice for members of orthodontic teams to attend dental conferences. Attending dental conferences help them take much-needed CE while paying enormous dividends for the productivity of your whole practice. From finding new productivity tools to building new and deeper relationships, attending the best dental conferences in 2020 and beyond is an investment that can pay dividends for years to come.
You can find the required CE credits for licensure, state by state, here. But for this week’s blog post, we’d like to tell you about the two types of CE credits that can make your dental practice go from “good” to great. You shouldn’t stop your CE after getting the minimum amount of CE credits needed in order to keep your licensure to practice as a dentist.
As a DSO, things might seem a bit hectic right now with all of your dental practices not operating at full capacity thanks to quarantining and social distancing. But the pandemic actually presents quite a few opportunities for you to focus on behind the scenes to better your practices and plan for things that can happen after things go back to normal.
Many years ago as I was graduating from Dental Hygiene school, I kept hearing the words “burn out”. It was concerning to me because I wanted my chosen career to last a long time, and I didn’t want to feel “stuck” in a job because I “needed the money”. At the time, I was excited to start working with patients and couldn’t fathom the idea of ever hating it.
With 50 different state dental boards and 50 different sets of requirements for dentist continuing education, it's hard to keep track of what is required and where. The following list sourced from the American Dental Association provides a simple, easy-to-navigate snapshot of dentist CE requirements by state, in alphabetical order.
Do you love to travel? Do you love to keep your professional license up to date? How about both together? Conveniently, there are dozens of top dental continuing education conferences that allow you to do just that! In case it's not already a no-brainer for you, here are 4 reasons why that’s an amazing idea!
Do you have a pulse on the health of your practice? How about days that are more popular for hygiene appointments, or holidays that may still warrant a half-day of being open? The best way to know how your practice is doing is simple. As the saying goes, the proof is in the pudding--and when it comes to your practice, the performance is measured in numbers, aka, analytics.
If you’re a dental hygienist trying to decide which dental conferences would benefit you most, look no further than this list. We’ve compiled all the dental-hygiene specific live seminars as well as top dental conferences that have a lot to offer the RDH. We’ve also included resources for finding great local live dental hygiene CE.
Trying to decide whether or not to bring your whole team to a dental conference can be tough. There are the upfront expenses to consider -- travel, registration, and time out of the office. It’s easy to get caught up in calculating the cost of the investment. Before you get carried away, consider the following 5 ways in which you’ll see a huge return -- and at the end of the post, we'll suggest a creative way to pay for it.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a dangerous disease that takes a serious toll the body over a long period of time with a variety of health complications that include but are not limited to hypertension, stroke, heart disease, and diabetes. The disease is particularly destructive because sleep is an essential part of anyone’s health, influencing hormone levels, metabolism, and cognitive functioning...
Do you feel like you’re forcing your team to walk the plank when it comes to providing patient education and complete health care? As the leader of your dental practice, it is crucial that you become the captain of your own ship and know how to navigate your practice’s future through choppy waters, go full steam ahead on patient education, and eliminate the anchor of practice management.
A Smiles at Sea dental CE cruise is so much more than a great dental seminar, it’s a dental FESTIVAL! You’ll find high-quality continuing education courses and networking opportunities at all top dental conferences. What sets Smiles at Sea apart is, in scientific terms, the “fun factor,” which acts as a catalyst to exponentially enhance your experience and transform it into lifelong memories…
With so many amazing dental conferences happening all the time (and some of them at the same time -- no fair!) it’s impossible to avoid at least one annual case of FOMO. You’ve got enough on your plate already, so we compiled this list of top dental conferences coming up in 2020-2021 (in date order)...
These days we’re so lucky to have ready access to so many different CE options. With a whisk of our fingertips at the keyboard, we can quickly conjure up webinars on any topic that strikes our fancy. We can easily locate a variety of professional organizations conferencing near our hometowns...