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Dental Futures Unveiled: Vancouver

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Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport

8181 Cambie Rd., Richmond, BC V6X 3X9

Date and Time

Friday, July 19, 2024
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM PST

Ticket price

$69.95 + GST

Event Description

ClearDent has collaborated with leading dentistry experts and thought leaders to launch a 2024 roadshow that aims to educate dental professionals across Canada on what it means to future-proof their practices. We are delighted to invite Dr. David Yang as our Keynote Speakers. He is highly respected in the fields of dentistry with complex implant reconstruction and will be sharing their insights with seminar attendees in Vancouver.

In addition, we will also delve into topics such as cloud computing, practice management, industry economics, and the future of AI in dentistry. This seminar is eligible for five (5) CE credits.


Time Subject Learning Objectives
9:00 – 9:15 Check-in, Breakfast
9:15 – 10:00 Navigating 2024: Reset and Revival in a Reshaping World
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the economic outlook in 2024.
  • Market update and interest rate forecast.
  • Understand how the changing outlook will impact Dental Professionals.
  • Top 5 mistakes in financial planning and how to improve.
  • Understand the changes in the 2024 federal budget proposal.
10:00 – 10:45 The Five Levels of AI in Dental Imaging
  • AI in Dental imaging- What is Diagnocat and how does it function?
  • 5 Levels of utilization in the dental office.
  • The various reports that can be generated using Diagnocat.
  • Benefits of using AI for dental imaging.
10:45 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Kick Drama to the Curb
  • How to build a culture of accountability
  • Put the right people into the right seat to drive performance
  • Communicate effectively and candidly to guarantee predictable results
11:45 – 12:15 Lunch
12:15- 1:00 Next Generation Practice Management Software: The Cloud and Beyond
  • Find out why Cloud technology is essential in enabling next generation technology like AI and more.
  • Learn the difference between true Cloud Dental Practice Management Software, Cloud-washed solutions, and traditional On-Premise Software.
  • Understand the business benefits of Cloud solutions including centralization, anytime/anywhere access, and scalability.
  • Find out what transitioning to a Cloud solution looks like including essential considerations like retraining and system setup.
1:00 – 3:00 Guided Implant Surgery for 18 Years – Reflections & Future Thoughts
  • Indications & contraindications for guided implant surgery.
  • Pitfalls and catastrophic complications.
  • Simplifying the single or small span implant workup and surgery.
3:00 – 3:10 Prize Draw

Our Keynote Speaker

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Dr. David Yang

Certified Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

David is the Provincial Practice Leader for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for BC Cancer, where he manages and has published journal articles on complex implant reconstruction for post-resection patients.  He maintains a full-time private practice where implant reconstruction is a core scope of practice.

Learn more about Dr. Yang and his practice: OMS Group | About us

Our Subject Matter Experts

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William Bach

Private Banker at RBC

William brings more than a decade of experience in the wealth management industry to his role as Private Banker. Along with the RBC Vancouver Healthcare Specialist team: Ray, Neha, and Sirpa, we specialize in designing custom solutions for dental professionals. From starting a practice to retiring from one – and everything in between – we work collaboratively to provide holistic advice.

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Randeep Babu

Business Develop Manager at Diagnocat

Randeep Babu, an internationally trained Dentist and Implantologist, boasts an 8-year distinguished career. Specializing in dentistry, he is a leading expert, merging clinical expertise with technological innovation. Starting in a Toronto dental office, he has held key positions at renowned organizations, contributing significantly to the industry’s improvement.

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Bianca Dornan

Practice Management Coach at Practices Made Perfect

Over the past several decades, Bianca has developed a wide frame of reference for all things dental. With a talent for understanding the challenges practitioners face and aptitude for finding practical solutions to their daily struggles, she excels driving client success through innovative, tailored solutions. While her unique blend of educational and practical experience gives her deep insight into the industry, it’s her big-picture approach and “think outside the box” mindset that has endeared her to her clients.

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Alisa Vickers

Solution Expert at ClearDent

Alisa Vickers is a University of Toronto graduate and an esteemed sales professional. The road to dental sales began for her with a degree in Human Biology. At one time an aspiring dentist, she was even accepted into the Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Armed with a passion for all things dental, Alisa delights in helping her clients find the best solutions for their needs. She joined ClearDent as a Solutions Expert in 2018.

Karl Schmidt

Karl Schmidt

VP of Business Development at ClearDent

Mr. Schmidt’s experience in the dental industry spans nearly 30 years. He has been involved in several start-ups and has had leadership positions with the largest distributors in Canada. His involvement in bringing advancing technologies to the Canadian market is to an extent, unprecedented. Karl is part of the executive team of ClearDent as Vice President of Business Development, one of Canada’s fastest-growing integrated software platforms. He is also a long-standing member of the Market Research and Data Committee for the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC).

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