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Dental Futures Unveiled: Kelowna

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Schell Dental Learning Centre

2290 Hunter Rd Kelowna, BC V1X 7H5

Date and Time

Thursday, May 30, 2024
5:30 PM -9:00 PM PDT

Ticket price

$39.95 + 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. In addition to a comprehensive discussion of Cloud technology and how it will impact the next generation of practice management software, we are delighted to have Dr. Kendall James as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. James is a highly respected expert in the prosthodontist field who will share his insights on Anterior Implants Dx and treatment design with Kelowna seminar attendees. This seminar is eligible for three (3) CE credits.


Time Subject Learning Objectives
5:30 – 6:15 How Solea Laser Elevates Dentistry
  • Discuss how technology can improve workflows and patient experience.
  • Understand key factors for successful integration of technology in practice.
  • Understand how digital scanning, CEREC, and Solea integrates in an elevated daily practice.
6:15 – 6:45 Dinner
6:45 – 7:35 Next Generation Practice Management Software: The Cloud and Beyond
  • Find out why Cloud Dental Software Platform 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.
7:35 – 8:50 Anterior Implants Dx and Treatment Design
  • Gain a basic understanding of treatment planning protocols for implants in the anterior of the mouth.
  • Understand the process of Diagnosing and Recognizing potential complications with anterior implant placement.
  • Recognize and apply a greater understanding of surgical processing, including the application of biologics.
  • Evaluate an implant case and determine the appropriate surgical methods.
  • Understand the limitations of implants in anterior tooth replacement.
  • Have a deeper understanding of the different implant materials, along with the variations in restorative options.
8:50 – 9:00 Prize Draw

Keynote Speaker

Kendall James

Dr. Kendall James

Prosthodontist at Dr James Prosthodontics NDSG

Dr. James is a Board-Certified Prosthodontist, the past President of the BC Society of Prosthodontists, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota. He has a Master’s Degree in Science with a focus on Behavioural Neuroscience as well as a Master of Business Administrative Degree. He has lectured national and international on prosthetic and implant treatment and has consulted for several major implant companies. Dr. James has a prosthodontic practice that focuses on implant placement and restorations along with conventional fixed and removable prosthodontic services in Kelowna BC.

Learn more about Dr. Kendall James and his practice: Dr. James – Nanaimo Dental Specialists

Our Subject Matter Experts

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Alisa Vickers

Account Executive 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).

Dr Krystal Hakkaart

Dr. Krystal Hakkaart

Owner Dentist at Elevate Dental

Dr. Krystal Hakkaart is a general dentist practicing in the Okanagan Valley. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 2021 with unique training in Clinical Teaching and Leadership and is passionate about utilizing innovative technology and digital integration to offer the highest level of service and deliver exceptional quality of care, wrapped in a gentle touch that results in an overall elevated experience. This approach has allowed her to included CEREC restorations, hard and soft tissue lasers, airway and sleep treatments, infant and pediatric care, clear aligners, 3D printing, and CBCT integration into treatment options and planning. She is excited and dedicated to providing best in dental services, technology, and experience to her patients, her peers, and her local community.

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