The Dental Network Group saw an impressive turnout of practice owners, associates and students attend the Spring Symposium, sponsored by Bank of America and Practice Endeavors, at the Philip Heit’s Centre in New Albany on April 21st.
Practice owners had the opportunity to discover business growth secrets in a Mastermind session with Dr. Joshua Austin and listen to highly successful practitioners share their top industry tips.
Students engaged in a Parade of Practices bus tour featuring that of top performing general dentistry professionals.
Attendees also liaised with sponsors and industry representatives from top dental associates Crest, Dental Care Plus, Advanced Practice Management and HR for Heath.
We would like to extend our congratulations to the winners and finalists of the following awards:
The Crest & Oral-B Community Outreach Award
- Involvement in outstanding activities with a community health program/project (dental, medical and/or mental health enhancement)
- Promoting health education to local community
- Must be a licensed dentist, dental hygienist
Winner: Kari Cunningham, DDS Lorain County Health & Dentistry
Runner-Up: Christina Kulesa, DDS Northstar Family Dental
Finalist: Sung Jin Min, DDS Aspen Dental/CVS Pharmacy
The Smart Business Award
- Effectively run their dental practice using sound business management techniques
- Creatively using marketing strategies, creating successful business impact of these initiatives
- Using good business strategies to attract, hire and retain talent, as well as create a vibrant culture
Winner: Mark Fixari, DDS Fixari Family Dental
Runner-Up: Neal Patel, DDS Infinite Smiles
Finalist: TJ Imm, DDS John G. Imm III, DDS, LLC
The Dental Network Group Award for Excellence
- Must have an active and good standing dental license
- Participation or leadership in their local community through a charitable campaign or volunteerism
- Active participant in creating a vision for the future organized dentistry
- Promotes good business practices and ethics within the dental profession
- Motivates and inspires the people around them to accomplish more than they would have nornally
Winner: Jeff Gibbs, DDS 5005 Horizon Dr #110 Columbus, OH 43235
Runner-Up: Kristin Piper, DDS Capstone Dental
Finalist: Michael Firouzian, DDS 1 E Campus View Blvd. Columbus, Ohio 43235