David Black, DDS
Getting to “Yes!”
Identify the roles of each team member to produce continuity of care and delivering exactly the appropriate treatment at the appropriate time. Learn and incorporate these alternative approaches in your practice and set yourself up for more successful consultations and increased treatment acceptance and profitability.
Retire In Spite of Yourself
Explore systems and techniques for increasing practice production and collection, attracting potential buyers, and receiving the maximum price when you sell your practice. Gain tips for saving early to avoid the end-game push. Attendees will learn how to determine what they need to produce, collect, earn and save in order to retire at their desired standard of living.
Dental EQ: Leadership Skills For A Successful Dental Practice
The four elements of emotional intelligence are: knowing self, understanding and controlling your emotions, knowing others, and managing your relationships. We will explore each of these to see how self-improvement in each of these areas will lead to better leadership, better interaction with your clients and financial success in your dental practice.
Dr. Black’s 43+years of clinical experience, mentors such as Drs. Pankey and Dawson, and integration of information from four major consulting firms give Dr. Black expertise in a wide range of topics. He is certified in Waterlase and CEREC technology, along with the classic occlusal theory of the masters. He is a 1971 graduate of West Virginia University School of Dentistry, and continued with occlusal therapy and cosmetic continuums on an ongoing basis. He has published on various topics in dental journals and is an adjunct instructor for dental students and residents in local free clinics and a hospital-based residency program. He has helped spearhead local MOM programs, and represents the area component as board member to the Virginia Dental Association. His presentations will help you build immediate rapport with your patients by giving you skills to gain the patient’s trust, establish a relationship, create a need and urgency.
- Case Acceptance
- Practice Administration and Management
- Retirement Planning
- Roanoke Valley Dental Association, Roanoke, VA (multiple)
- Carilion Hospital Dental Residency Program, Roanoke, VA (multiple)