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Staying Focused and Moving Forward: Taking Back Your Future in Dentistry (Rebroadcast)

May. 5, 2020 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Michael P. Abernathy, DDS
Subject: 550 Practice Management
Credits: 1.5
Tuesday, May 5: 2–3:30 p.m. CDT and 7–8:30 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists
Fee: Free


In this time of unprecedented challenges associated with a pandemic and financial recession, it would be a mistake to consider this to be just a “perfect storm.” We are witnessing a major change in our vulnerable profession. Techniques and strategies that worked in the past may not work in the future. Now is the time for a different course of action. In this webinar, we will discuss the mindset that will be essential for rebuilding our practices, including how to assess where you are and the direction you will need to thrive. The decisions you make and the actions you take today will define your future in dentistry.

Learning Objectives

  • Develop a mindset that will enable your practice to thrive regardless of the economy or dental circumstances.
  • Learn how to analyze your specific situation step by step.
  • Determine what to do right now to move away from a crisis.

Speaker Biography

Michael P. Abernathy, DDS, graduated with honors from Baylor Dental School in 1975. Abernathy is the owner/partner in seven dental practices in the United States and also owns an acquisition and practice development company for new doctors. He started and operates Signature Dental Lab and is also the owner of Summit Management and Summit Practice Solutions, a full-service dental office consulting company. Abernathy is a member or fellow of numerous dental associations, including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Dental Practice Administration, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Texas Dental Association. He has written two books on practice management and had numerous articles published in dental publications. Using proven strategies, Abernathy helps dentists develop the necessary skills to build highly successful practices capable of attracting a steady stream of new patients.

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