Join us on land for

The Dental Festival
October 2021

near miami, FL  |  october 12-17, 2021
The Diplomat Resort Hollywood FL

epic festival pass

one ticket gets you into ten of dentistry's most exciting events

  • Join thousands of dentists, dental teams, dental influencers, and vendors at The Dental Festival
  • Access to all CE courses
  • Attend all networking events including Career Day
  • Explore the Vendor Oasis (aka the Exhibit Hall)
  • After conference festivities including Cabana Pool Party, Costume Night, Fashion Show, Stand-up Comedy, Whitening Ball and Casino Night.
  • Optional access to the exclusive Black Tie Gala and Mega Yacht Sunday Funday.
  • Enjoy all the amenities of the Hollywood Diplomat Resort - one of Florida's top beach front locations

attend 1, 2, 3, or all 6 days - it's up to you!

Relax & Learn

The Dental Festival is your host for one epic event in Hollywood, FL! Enjoy a weeklong schedule jam-packed with learning opportunities and tons of fun! At the Dental Festival, you can

6-Day event near hollywood, FL! Dental Festival 2021

  • Create unforgettable dental team building experiences
  • Have a blast exploring Hollywood, FL
  • Enjoy all the amenities at the Diplomat resort, one of Florida’s top resorts right on the beach!
  • Attend 1, 2, 3, or all 6 days - it’s up to you!


Schedule

tues, october 12, 2021

day 1

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
dental tank
1:00 PM
Katherine Eitl Belt--Courageous Presentations: Craft & Deliver the Best Speech of Your Life, Vanessa Emerson--Business of Speaking & Consulting
speaker's workshop – Katherine Eitel Belt & Vanessa Emerson
1:30 pM - 4:30 PM
Mission: Feeding South Florida
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
attendee Registration
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
exhibit hall
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
talent show & karaoke

wed, october 13, 2021

day 2 (theme: represent day)

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
welcome
9:00 aM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Speaker: Laura Nelson, MS, FAADOM

ce - 1
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
innovations in dentistry round 1
ce - 2
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
exhibit hall open
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
the future of dental conferences panel
2:00 PM - 6:00 pm
pool party
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
quest

thurs, october 14, 2021

day 3 (theme: wig day)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
general session: scott leune, dds
ce - 1
8:00 AM - 7:00 pM
Dentistry's Got Talent
10:15 aM - 12:15 AM
innovations in dentistry round 2
ce - 2
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
exhibit hall open
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
INNOVATIONS IN DENTISTRY 2021
angela mulrooney, dmd, ceo of unleashing influence
ce - 2
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
exhibit hall open
8:00 pm
prize giveaways & costume contest
9:00 PM - 12:00 am
costume party
Dental Boss Business Mastery Summit
Get Stress-Free Dentistry Summit
PDA Clinical Confidence Conference
Vivos Conference

fri, october 15, 2021

day 4 (theme: Rosé all day)

11:00 AM - 3:00 pM
exhibit hall open
1:30 pM - 3:45 pM
Treating the Pain Behind the Smiles; Suicide Prevention as a Dental Practice Health and Safety Issue
frank king, the mental health comedian
ce - 2
8:00 AM - 7:00 pM
Dentistry's Got Talent
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Real, Raw, Relevant, Results
jeff buske, dds
ce - 1
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
fashion show & comedy show
9:00 PM - 12:00 aM
whening ball & casino night
Whitening Ball & Casino Night
Career Day
Get Stress-Free Dentistry Summit
PDA Clinical Confidence Conference
Dental Nachos Guac Con Conference
The TAO Method Provided by GPS Conference

sat, october 16, 2021

day 5 (theme: pajama day)

8:00 AM - 10:00 aM
exhibit hall open
9:00 AM - 4:00 pM
Getting Along: Talking It Out, Keeping Teams Strong
Front Office Rocks Conference
ce - 6
10:00 aM - 12:00 pM
Early Childhood Malocclusion and Sleep Discorderd Breathing
jasmine r. elmore, dds, csom, pdbsc
ce - 2
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Getting Along: Talking It Out, Keeping Teams Strong
Laura Nelson, MS, FAADOM
ce - 6
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Try Self-Hypnosis: Diving Deep into the Secret Language of the Unconscious Mind
Holly Anne Mitchell
ce - 2
5:00 PM - 6:30 pM
Closing Session & Prize Giveaway
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
bingo
9:00 PM - 12:00 aM
black tie*
Clear Aligner University Conference
The TAO Method Provided by GPS Conference
SCALE ALL DAY, THEN ROSE': A DISEASE PREVENTION & WINE TASTING WORKSHOP
*Available as an add-on paid event (see below)

sun, october 17, 2021

day 6 (theme: Mega yacht day)

12:00 pM - 4:00 pM
sunday funday*
*Available as an add-on paid event (see below)

Speakers

Learn from some of dentistry’s leading presenters

Smiles at Sea reserves the right to update the schedule at any time to make this event even more awesome for you!

speakers workshop

Dentistry's Got Talent Speaking Coaches and Organizations

Katherine Eitel Belt (Lions Speak)

Vanessa Emerson (Dental Speaker Institute)

Dentistry's Got Talent Judges

Jim Gerson

Dr. Kareem Osman

Dr. Bruce Baird

Elaine Rodriguez

Tennli Nelson

Bryan Ferre

Trevor Maurer

Ian Lynch

Dentistry's Got Talent Speaker Line Up

Andrew W Kelly DDS FAGD DABOI/ID FAAID

Valerie Dangler, RDH, BSDH

Uzma S Ansari DMD, FAGD

Christine Curtis RDH

Cassie Tallon

Jen Kirkham

Tosha Kozloski, RDH Owner/Founder of Teach Oral-Systemic Health

Michael Gelb DDS, MS

Gordon Cleland Fraser, Jr.

Layne Martin, DDS

Hana C. Hobbs, DDS, MS

Hannah W. Coffey, RDH

Daniela Skeen

Eric Block, DMD, CAGS, FICOI

Crystal May

Janet Simpson RDA, CDA

Miles R. Cone DMD,MS,CDT,FACP

Victoria Peterson, SsD

Loren King, RDH

Angela Davis-Sullivan, CEO/Founder Adaptive Dental Solutions

Sarah Cottingham, RDH-Incito Enterprises

Jonelle G. Anamelechi DDS, MSPH

Susan McMahon DMD AAACD

Frank King

Chad C. Duplantis

Jasmine R Elmore, DDS, CSOM, CBBA

Kari Carter-Cherelus RDH, DA

Dr. Travis Campbell

Sarah Varney, RDH, BSDH, EMBA (c) DSO Hygiene Excellence CEO and Founder

Frances K Horning, RDH, CIABDM, HIAOMT

Carlos Rodriguez, RDH

Deneidra Fletcher, RDH

Christine Diehl RDH BGS

Amber Lovatos, RDH, BSDH

Holly Anne Mitchell

Tesha Cagle RDH PHDHP CDP

Sherrine Washington, MSW

Allison Lacoursiere RDA, OA, CPC

Kathleen Carson, DDS

Ashley Kittel, MS

Robyn Ramirez

Laura Schwindt DDS

Anthony Blanco MBA

Robb Zbierski

Jeff Buske DDS

Ariel Cornwall, RDH

Tonya Burns

Amy Wood, HCISPP, HIPAA Educator & Breach Mitigation Advisor, CEO, Copper Penny Consulting, LLC, CEO, ACS Technologies, LLC

Angela Mulrooney, DMD, CEO of Unleashing Influence

Brandi Hooker Evans RDH-ER, MHE President, Stellar Outcomes

Dentistry's Got Talent Panelist Speakers

Dr. Gregg May

Dr. Chris Kammer

Wendy Briggs, RDH

Dr. Brian Harris

Dr. Hanna Monsoor

Katrina M Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF

Victoria Peterson

Weston Lunsford, CEO Dental Intel

Deborah Carrier, RDH

Dr. Lou Graham

Laura Nelson (formerly Hatch), MS, FAADOM

Dr. Glenn Vo

Dr. Anissa Holmes

Dr. Chris Haufpauir

Sarah Lawrence, RDH

Lee Duke

Sandy Lee, RDH, EFDA

Dr. Paul Goodman

"I really enjoyed the 2 days of courses. Unfortunately I was unable to attend all of the classes but the few I did attend were so awesome. It amazes me that the topics are ones you are familiar with but you always learn something new that you've never known before. I feel blessed to be allowed to be a part of this movement. Stay safe and God bless!"
Jo-Ann B.

The Dental Festival is proud to host the following conferences at this year’s event, October 12-17, 2021

The Dental Festival is proud to host the following conference at this October event. With one EPIC FESTIVAL PASS, you will have access to these conferences at NO ADDITIONAL COST:

the get stress-free dentistry summit

A two day event for Dentists, Hygienists, and Team members. The event will be focused on learning how to reduce stress, enjoying dentistry, practicing more efficiently, having a great time, and meeting awesome people.

speakers

Eric Block,
DDS
Len Tau,
DMD
Jeremy N. Krell, DDS
Eric Pulver,
DDS
Lauren Gueits,
Bs. RDH
Layne Martin,
DDS
Kari Carter-Cherelus, RDH
Jason E. Portnof, DDS
Michael Gelb, DDS
John Tointigh
Tesha J Cagle RDH
Dave Singh,
DDS
Jonathan Greenburg, DDS
Shelley Renee
Laura Brenner, DDS
Kianor Shah DMD, DICOI, MBA
Ben Tuinei
Jeff Anzalone, DDS
Anthony Penketh
Abbey Stanerson
Darius Somekhian
Jason Bodnar, DDS
Kareem Osman, DDS

dental nachos quac con

During this conference, attendees will learn when to start planning to buy or sell a dental practice. Sellers will learn how to make their practices more attractive to buyers, and buyers will learn how to find the right practice for their specific needs, skills and location.

speakers

Dr. Paul Goodman DMD

clear aligner university

This is the Clear Aligner Course you and your team have been waiting for!  Whether you are new to clear aligners or have many cases under your belt, this course is guaranteed to take your practice to the next level! Join leading industry educators, Ben Miraglia, DDS, AND Lauren Gueits, RDH.BS for an educational experience of a lifetime! Learn the many hidden benefits of Clear Aligner Therapy and practical ways to successfully integrate clear aligners into daily dentistry. We understand the value of TEAM and look forward to bringing you this live workshop type of program with FUN interactive case reviews and patient education scenarios. You will be ready to roll on Monday morning!

speakers

Ben Miralgiia, DDS
Lauren Gueits,
Bs. RDH

the tao method

The Airway Centric® movement in Dentistry is in full swing. This massive Dental Airway event will illustrate, empower, and experiencify how you implement airway in your Dental practice. This monumental experience brings together all the elements of Work, Play, and Sleep. Nowhere else will you be able to meet and learn from Airway Centric® founders with the most actionable program, The TAO Method. The TAO Method provided by GPS is designed to be your guide, navigating through airway management in a way that your hidden airway patients within your practice are uncovered, and you become their guide to better work, play and sleep.

speakers

Layne Martin,
DDS
Michael Gelb, DDS
Jen Kirkham RDH-EA, BS

dental boss

The Dental Boss Business Mastery Summit Is for Dentists and Team Leaders. By the end of the event, you will have an actionable plan in place to increase profitability as well as understand the critical steps needed for the Doctor and Team Lead (s) to work together to execute the Doctor's vision, create solid accountability and identify gaps and shortcuts to accelerate practice growth.

speakers

Anissa Holmes DMD

productive dentist academy

Empowering patients to say yes comes down to one thing: an emotion so strong that it bridges the gap between where they are and where they could be. Plain and simple, it's confidence. Aligning your marketing message to the clinical care your team provides creates a seamless experience. Without this alignment, teams quickly erupt into chaos, and patients run out the door.

speakers

Bruce B. Baird DDS
Victoria Peterson, SSD
Jeff Buske DDS

dental whale

Dental Whale, the nation's leading provider of dental solutions and education, is pleased to announce the Dental Whale Conference to be held during the 2021 Dental Festival. Headlining the conference will be Industry experts Laura Nelson and Dr. Scott Leune.

speakers

Laura Nelson MS, FAADOM
Scott Leune,
DDS

the get stress-free dentistry summit

A two day event for Dentists, Hygienists, and Team members. The event will be focused on learning how to reduce stress, enjoying dentistry, practicing more efficiently, having a great time, and meeting awesome people.

speakers

Len Tau,
DMD
Jeremy N. Krell, DDS
Eric Pulver,
DDS
Lauren Gueits,
Bs. RDH
Layne Martin,
DDS
Kari Carter-Cherelus, RDH
Jason E. Portnof, DDS
Michael Gelb, DDS
John Tointigh
Tesha J Cagle RDH
Dave Singh,
DDS
Jonathan Greenburg, DDS
Shelley Renee
Laura Brenner, DDS
Kianor Shah DMD, DICOI, MBA
Ben Tuinei
Jeff Anzalone, DDS
Anthony Penketh
Abbey Stanerson
Darius Somekhian
Jason Bodnar, DDS
Kareem Osman, DDS
Eric Block,
DDS

dental nachos quac con

During this conference, attendees will learn when to start planning to buy or sell a dental practice. Sellers will learn how to make their practices more attractive to buyers, and buyers will learn how to find the right practice for their specific needs, skills and location.

clear aligner university

This is the Clear Aligner Course you and your team have been waiting for!  Whether you are new to clear aligners or have many cases under your belt, this course is guaranteed to take your practice to the next level! Join leading industry educators, Ben Miraglia, DDS, AND Lauren Gueits, RDH.BS for an educational experience of a lifetime! Learn the many hidden benefits of Clear Aligner Therapy and practical ways to successfully integrate clear aligners into daily dentistry. We understand the value of TEAM and look forward to bringing you this live workshop type of program with FUN interactive case reviews and patient education scenarios. You will be ready to roll on Monday morning!

the tao method

The Airway Centric® movement in Dentistry is in full swing. This massive Dental Airway event will illustrate, empower, and experiencify how you implement airway in your Dental practice. This monumental experience brings together all the elements of Work, Play, and Sleep. Nowhere else will you be able to meet and learn from Airway Centric® founders with the most actionable program, The TAO Method. The TAO Method provided by GPS is designed to be your guide, navigating through airway management in a way that your hidden airway patients within your practice are uncovered, and you become their guide to better work, play and sleep.

dental boss

The Dental Boss Business Mastery Summit Is for Dentists and Team Leaders. By the end of the event, you will have an actionable plan in place to increase profitability as well as understand the critical steps needed for the Doctor and Team Lead (s) to work together to execute the Doctor's vision, create solid accountability and identify gaps and shortcuts to accelerate practice growth.

productive dentist academy

Empowering patients to say yes comes down to one thing: an emotion so strong that it bridges the gap between where they are and where they could be. Plain and simple, it's confidence. Aligning your marketing message to the clinical care your team provides creates a seamless experience. Without this alignment, teams quickly erupt into chaos, and patients run out the door.

dental whale

Dental Whale, the nation's leading provider of dental solutions and education, is pleased to announce the Dental Whale Conference to be held during the 2021 Dental Festival. Headlining the conference will be Industry experts Laura Nelson and Dr. Scott Leune.

The Experience

  • Networking events each night! 
  • Costume Party
  • whitening ball
  • Black Tie Event
  • SUNDAY FUNDAY, yacht day
  • Massage Therapist in Class
  • PRIZE GIVEAWAY!


Along with...

  • Dentistry's Got Talent 2021! (More information coming soon!)
  • dental tank (more information coming soon!)


You don't want to miss it!

Pricing

the epic festival pass

The Epic Festival Pass grants admission to all conferences hosted by The Dental Festival!

$897- DENTIST admission

$597- Team admission

$250- Guest Admission

Up to 17CE Available!

You can Cancel Up To 48 Hours Before The Event For A 100% Event Ticket Refund!* **

 Your Dental Festival Vacation and Learning Experience Includes:

  • 17CE General Session Courses  

BUT WAIT... THERE’S MORE!!!

  • Prize Giveaway
  • High-End Swag Bag
  • Costume Party!
  • Massage Therapists Back And Shoulder Treatment During The General Session
  • And More!

*Smiles at sea will be following CDC guidelines. Class sizes will be limited.

Dental Festival Admission Prices:

EXPIRES 5/1/21

Dentists $697
team $397
guests $250

EXPIRES 8/15/21

Dentists $897
team $597
guests $250

late registration

Dentists $997
team $649
guests $250

GUEST Dental Festival ADMISSION: $250

Includes everything above, only excluding access to CE Courses! 

Specialty Workshop:

Coming SOON!

ADD-ONS:

• Black Tie Event Ticket: $150

  BLACK TIE TIcket Includes:
  • Mix and mingle with the top influencers in dentistry.
  • Dance the night away with our AMAZING DJ
  • Relax FOR hours WITH unlimited drinks from our bar service 
  • WALK THE RED CARPET LIKE A STAR COMPLETE WITH PRE-EVENT INTERVIEWS
  • TICKETS ARE LIMITED AVALABILITY. BUY YOUR EXCLUSIVE TICKET TODAY!

• Sunday Funday: $200

  MEGA YACHT SUNDAY FUNDAY TIcket Includes:
  • ENJOY a Unique luxury experience aboard our Mega Yacht 
  • RELAX WITH AN THE OCEAN VIEW AND ISLAND VIBE IN STYLE
  • Socialize with top influencers in dentistry
  • Enjoy the DJ and bar service like a rockstar
  • TICKETS ARE LIMITED AVALABILITY. BUY YOUR EXCLUSIVE TICKET TODAY!

• VIP TIcket: $200

   VIP TIcket Includes:
  • Access to THE VIP Lounge to Mix and Mingle with 150 Influencers
  • VIP Seating for Specific Events
  • VIP Badge
  • VIP Access to all Networking Events! Skip the lines and be the first inside
  • VIP Access to have first right to reserve Poolside cabanas
  • VIP Access to have first choice choosing CE Courses

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"Getting CE while traveling to a beautiful location is genius! I also love the topics and enthusiasm!"
Sara H.

Travel Details

The Diplomat resort

The Diplomate has given us an incredible rate! Hotel Rooms start at an extremely discounted rate of $229!!

Call Danielle Stanley directly at (954) 602-8709, to book with the Group Rooms Coordinator at the Diplomat.

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For information about the hotel, please visit
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Port

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Cruise Terminal

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dentistry's got talent

Dentistry's Got Talent (DGT) is the influencer conference. It brings together the country's most influential dental speakers in a TED-Talk-style competition. DGT is also the world's largest live online dental CE, streaming live to thousands of at-home dental professionals along with meeting planners scouting for potential KOL's or speakers for their upcoming event!

dental tank

Dental Tank is the dental start-up's dream-come-true. A live-streamed pitch to the investors ("Tanks") promises to shine a spotlight on their business to the dental professionals & potential additional investors watching from home – as well as the potential to raise capital and/or earn strategic partnerships. Applicants are screened and up to 20 are chosen for this exciting opportunity to pitch on the Dental Tank stage.

More Info Coming Soon!

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