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ISDS is offering a free monthly continuing education (CE) webinar series for members.  These webinars will be held the third Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm. If a member cannot attend the free live course, the webinars will be converted to an on-demand format that can be viewed at a later date in CE21 by clicking here.  Non-members may register for the live or on-demand course each month for $100.

For support, please call or email Mattea Tavernor at mtavernor@isds.org or 217-525-1406.

Register now for the ISDS Monthly Webinar Series (Must register for each course individually)

May 17, 2023 - Path to Practice Ownership, Click here to register

Presenter: Chad Kaup, Andrew Gartshore, Tom Angeloni, Bank of America Practice Solutions (ISDS Endorsed Vendor)

Description: This webinar will provide ISDS dentists the opportunity to discuss the various aspects of starting or acquiring their first practice. This presentation will cover everything you'll need to know to start your new practice or acquire an existing practice, run your business successfully, and plan for your future as a practice owner. 

Becoming a practice owner can be the most rewarding experience of your career, both personally and financially. We'll help you develop strategies to make a successful jump in becoming an owner of your first dental practice. Join us and get all of our questions answered in one place. 

Bank of America Practice Solutions is an ISDS Endorsed Vendor

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand what a lender looks for when qualifying a practice start-up or acquisition loan.
  2. Explore the financing options available to dentists today.
  3. Understand the marketplace and how practices are valued.
  4. Avoid first practice "pit-falls" and learn how to measure success.
  5. Understand the financials of a practice and how to measure success.
  6. Learn the key performance indicators practice owners track on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  7. Identify the right time to become a business owner.

June 21, 2023 - Marketing and Automation Strategies Proven to Accelerate Practice Growth, Click here to register

Presenter: Mr. Keith Washington, PROSITES (ISDS endorsed vendor)

Description: ISDS endorsed vendor, PROSITES, will present on Marketing and Automation Strategies Proven to Accelerate Practice Growth. This course will dive into best practices, and pitfalls to avoid, in core online marketing areas: your practice website, social media marketing, search engine optimization, pay-per-click advertising, and reputation management. Learn tactical tips on how to improve all aspects of your practice's online marketing and leave with a list of next steps of what you can do today to start getting new patients and increasing referrals through the internet. 

Learning Outcome 1 - Upon completion, the participant shall be able to:
understand and utilize each core online marketing pillar to accelerate practice growth.

Learning Outcome 2 - The participant will have a thorough understanding of:
website design best practices, pitfalls to avoid, and must-have sections for patient success.

Learning Outcome 3 - The participant will be able to:
utilize SEO, PPC, and Social Media in their online marketing strategy, and how to improve their results.

Learning Outcome 4 - the participant will be able to:
drive online reviews, and how to respond to negative reviews for overall improvements to their online reputation. 

July 19, 2023 - Common Oral Pathology, Click here to register

Presenter: Dr. Ashley Clark, Board Certified Oral Pathologist and Vice President of CAMP Laboratory in Indianapolis, Indiana

Description: This course is designed to inform the participant about various oral pathologic lesions of the oral cavity. The oral health care professional should be able to identify common lesions and understand how to manage patients with such conditions. 

Objectives: After completion of this course, the participant should be able to: 

  1. Identify common lesions of the oral cavity during routine examination.
  2. Determine how to properly manage patients presenting with various oral pathologic lesions.
  3. Discuss the treatment plan and prognosis of various oral pathologic lesions with patients. 
Dr. Ashley Clark is a board-certified oral pathologist currently serving as the Vice President of CAMP Laboratory in Indianapolis, Indiana after a nearly decade-long career serving as an oral pathologist and in administration in academia. She is on the Professional Board for Oral Cancer Cause and Digital Dental Notes and the Advisory Board for General Dentistry. Dr. Clark has won several teaching awards, has provided over 100 continuing education courses, and has authored more than 40 publications and book chapters. She is a member of the American and International College of Dentists. For a free biopsy kit, please email aclark@camplaboratory.com

Helpful Tips

  • You must sign in to your CE21 account to access the member price of $0
  • The CE21 login is different than the isds.org login.

Can’t make it to the live webinar? The courses will be posted on-demand after the live presentation on CE21. You may access them by clicking here.

For support, please call or email Mattea Tavernor at mtavernor@isds.org or 217-525-1406.