New dentists need to be not only skilled and competent clinicians but capable and efficient business owners.

It is important for them to be familiarized as early as possible with the tools needed to run a dental practice.

What New Dentists Need To Know

Designed for the new dentist – in the first five years of practice – this course offers an entertaining and informative look at the ever changing world of private practice dentistry. Drawing from Dr. Simon’s 30 plus years’ experience in practice ownership which has included multiple fee-for-service and Medicaid practices, moves, build outs, space-sharing, practice acquisition, associates and a recovery from a major office fire. 

Learn what to consider when buying or starting a new practice, what to look for in an associateship, practice ownership and management principles, office design and build out concepts, marketing tips, technology to consider, choosing a dental laboratory, referring to specialists, financial planning concerns, and risk management.

This course also highlights some of the unexpected things, both clinical and administrative, that a new dentist may encounter along the way. Attendees will appreciate the pearls of wisdom shared and common mistakes avoided when they apply Dr. Simon’s lessons and position themselves for a successful career in dentistry!

What Dental Students Need to Know

Customized for the third and fourth year student. This presentation helps students understand their options as they embark on their career in dentistry and offers answers to questions that dental students frequently ask. 


Full or Half-Day


New Dentists
Dental Students
Practice Managers 

“Dr. Simon’s tools for running a successful practice were outstanding.  The presentation was filled with key information on maintaining a successful dental office for a long time. His advice regarding office management, technology, maintenance, and human resources was very helpful in opening my eyes to the reality of becoming a well-respected and responsible practice owner.”

Look for Dr. Simon at:

Mar 2018 Chicago Dental Society Northside Branch Meeting
Apr 2017 Michigan Dental Association
Mar 2017 Star of the South
Feb 2017 Chicago Midwinter Meeting
Sep 2016 American Association of Dental Office Managers
May 2016 South Dakota Dental Association
Jan 2016 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
Oct 2015 Montana Dental Association
Jun 2015 Maine Dental Association

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