There is no way that dental school can prepare dentists for all of the challenges that will come their way while practicing dentistry.

Described by some as “dramatic”, Dr. Bill Simon’s dental career has included its share of challenging situations. including multiple fee-for-service and Medicaid practices, moves, build outs, space-sharing, practice acquisition, associates, recovery from a major office fire, embezzlement, robbery at gun point and more!   Drawing from his 35 years of experience in practice ownership, this course is designed for the new dentist – and those with many years of experience – and offers an entertaining and informative look at the ever changing world of private practice dentistry.

Learn what to consider when buying or starting a new practice, what to look for in an associateship or an associate, 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 illuminates some of the unforeseen challenges that dentists 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 greater success 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.

What Dental Practice Administrators Need to Know

Customized for the office manager/administrator. This presentation helps practice managers Increase communication skills, boost efficiency, build a stronger partnership with owner/doctor, and develop a team of self-directed leaders and offers answers to questions that dental office managers frequently ask.

  • Full or Half-Day
  • Lecture
  • Workshop
  • Keynote

  • Dentists
  • Dental Students
  • Practice Managers

  Dr Bill Simon - Dental Speaker

“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.”

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