COVID-19 has had a significant impact on many dental practices who will continue to face serious challenges for a long time to come:

  • Lost revenues and poor cash flow
  • Retaining or rehiring staff members
  • Impact of economy on patient treatment acceptance
  • Expanded infection control protocols with new PPE requirements to keep patients and staff safe
  • New patient scheduling protocols and routing through offices
  • New ways to get continuing education and keep up with the critical knowledge and skills

Relevant Topics For Dentists, Office Managers, Assistants, Hygienists, and Other Dental Professionals




10 Speakers.

12 Minutes Each.

Focused Perspectives

10 highly respected clinicians and speakers from around the world share their experiences and insights in 12 minutes.

Concise & Focused

The Fuel

Data and deep insights will be the fuel you need to get your engines restarted. This will not be easy but must be done to survive.

High Octane & Efficient Energy

An Opportunity

An opportunity to build or strengthen your practice's foundation and weather future storms.

Yes. There will be others!

Stronger on The Other Side


Dr. Marc Cooper 

MBC Consultants inc.

Elder. Consultant. Coach. Thought-Partner. Futurist. Author. Blogger. Speaker. Inventor. Benefactor. Authored 11 books, 4 E-Books, 100 published articles, over 2000 blogs, and over 100 podcasts. He has worked with various dental clients in the U.S., Canada, and many other countries. Client history in the dental industry include dentists in solo, partnered and small group practices; small, midsized and large DSOs; insurance companies, clearinghouses, AI and Blockchain companies, investment bankers & equity partners, suppliers and vendors. Marc has also worked in other areas of the healthcare industry with hospitals and hospital systems, physician groups and their respective governing board of directors.

Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD

Morton Amsterdam Dean

University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Mark S. Wolff is the Morton Amsterdam Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and a Professor in the Department of Preventative and Restorative Dentistry.  Dr. Wolff joined Penn Dental Medicine as the 12th Dean of the School. He is a celebrated teacher, globally engaged scholar, and deeply experienced clinician. Prior to joining Penn Dental Medicine, he was professor and chair of cariology and comprehensive care at the College of Dentistry at New York University (NYU) and also the College’s senior associate dean for development and alumni relations. Dr. Wolff has completed numerous international research and oral health assessment programs and has been a lifelong advocate and dental provider for individuals with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities of all ages. He has served as the principal or co-principal investigator on multiple benchtop and clinical research projects, investigating dental caries, novel remineralizing agents, dental erosion, periodontal disease, dental materials, and dentinal hypersensitivity. He has co-authored over 100 scientific papers, text chapters, and edited multiple textbooks. Dr. Wolff lectures worldwide and is a frequent consultant to the industry. He has been the principal or co-investigator on nearly $9.0 million in industrial and National Institute of Health-funded research. He has been a lifelong advocate and educator for individuals with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities through the lifespan.

Dr. Maurice Salama


Dr. Maurice A. Salama is a co-founder of DentalXP. He completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he later received his dual specialty certification in Orthodontics and Periodontics, as well as implant training at the Branemark Center at Penn. He was awarded the George Coslet and Richard Chase Scholarships at the University of Pennsylvania during his post-doctoral studies. Dr. Salama is currently on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical College of Georgia as Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontics.

Rita Zamora

Rita Zamora Connections

Rita Zamora is author of the book Get Found, Get Liked, Get Patients - Making the Most of Social Media.  Rita has become known as “Dentistry’s Social Media Expert”.  She is a highly sought after speaker, and since 2008, she and her team have offered highly customized “done for you”, as well as “done with you”, social media marketing services for dental professionals across the country. Rita served as a Contributing Faculty Member on the topic of marketing for the American Dental Association Center for Success Certificate Program. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in business and marketing and has over 20 years experience in the business of dentistry. 

Dr. Brian Gray 

Giannini, Gray & Associates

Dr. Brian Gray is a 1986 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He is a Master and LLSR in The Academy of General Dentistry, and a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, International College of Dentists and Academy of Dentistry International. The American Dental Association appointed Dr. Gray as one of two practicing general practitioner dentists to the Council on Scientific Affairs.  A graduate of the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum and the Pankey Continuum, Dr. Gray is also an instructor at the L.D. Pankey and Dawson Institutes, and nine Universities. He is one of the longest tenured faculty members at Align Technology, Inc. and has trained more than 20,000 general practitioners in the Invisalign® system since 2001. Dr. Gray is an Invisalign Premier Provider and maintains a full time private practice in Washington, DC.  Dr. Gray is published in many journals, including The American Dental Association and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. 


Rose Financial Solutions

In 1994 Ted Rose founded Rose Financial Solutions (RFS), the Premier U.S. Based Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Firm. In 2010, the Blackbook of Outsourcing named RFS the #1 FAO firm in the world based on client satisfaction. As the president and CEO of RFS, he provides executives with financial clarity. Mr. Rose has also acted as the CFO for a number of growth companies and assisted with various rounds of financing and M&A transactions. Prior to founding RFS, he was the Corporate Controller of a publicly traded biotech firm and served on the senior staff at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Rose is very active in the DC metro area business community. He served on the Workforce Investment Board executive committee for Montgomery County for six years and is the past president of the Entrepreneurs Organization-DC Chapter. Mr. Rose graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Accounting and a M.B.A in Finance and International Business. He serves on the Accounting and Information Assurance Board for the Robert H. Smith School and participates as a guest lecturer for the business school. Mr. Rose is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, AICPA, MACPA, the NVTC, the Tech Council of Maryland and the Board of Trade. Additionally, the MACPA community & SMARTCEO voted him as one of The Best CPA’s in the DC Metro area .

Dr. Howard Gluckman

Implant & Aesthetic Academy

Dr Gluckman is an internationally renowned dental practitioner, implantologist, author and lecturer who has been in the industry for nearly three decades. After completing his dental training at the University of Witwatersrand in 1990, he spent a few years in general practice before taking on a four-year degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, which he completed with Distinction (Cum Laude). Eager to shape the industry and help others expand their knowledge, Dr Gluckman became instrumental in the development of the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Western Cape’s postgraduate Implantology Diploma. In addition to running his full-time private practice in Cape Town, Dr Gluckman is also the co-founder and director of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy (IAA). To date, it’s the only private postgraduate training facility of its kind. Over the last 15 years, the Implant and Aesthetic Academy has grown to become an internationally renowned institution that offers various accredited postgraduate dental courses throughout the year. What’s more, The IAA is recognized by the Stoneybrook University and the DentalXP as an accredited training facility for their online externship certificate programs. He also serves as one of the IAA’s senior lecturers. 

Kathy Jalali 

Life & Performance Coach

Kathy supports individuals to optimize their personal energy and overall wellbeing by understanding the relationship between energy, body, mind, and performance. Her coaching approach is a combination of modern science and wisdom, grounded in the teachings of physiology, nutrition, psychology, philosophy, and performance management. She facilitates workshops covering a variety of topics such as Burnout, Effective Team Building, Stress and Energy Management. Kathy has degrees in Microbiology and Bio-Resource Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

Dr. Arash Hakhamian


Dr. Arash Hakhamian DDS, Co-founder and CEO of Dentulu, comes from a long line of dental and medical professionals. He graduated with College Honors, Departmental Honors, and Latin honors from UCLA and was accepted and went onto graduating from the prestigious USC School of Dentistry with honors with an emphasis on providing care to medically compromised patients. Dr. Hakhamian is a co-founder and board member of the Global Dental Implant Academy, Global Implantology Summit, International Extraction Academy and lectures both Nationally and Internationally on dental surgery, office/business management and marketing.

Louis G. DePaola, DDS, MS, FAAOM, FACD

Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences Dental School

Dr. DePaola is the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor, Department of Oncology & Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore. He received his DDS in 1975, completed a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and the American College of Dentists; and has a Certificate in Prosthodontics. He is the Director for dental training for the Mid-Atlantic AIDS Education and Training Center and served as a member of the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs from 2002-2005. From 1998 to 2002 Dr. DePaola served at the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, Division of Extramural Research of the National Institutes of Health to help develop dental treatment guidelines for patients with HIV/AIDS and infection control practices to protect both patients and practitioners from the transmission of infectious diseases in the dental office. Dr. DePaola serves as a dental and infection control consultant for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland Department of Corrections. In 2015, Governor Hogan appointed him to the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners. Well known on the lecture circuit, he has presented at most major national meetings as well as numerous international organizations. Active in research, he has authored and co-authored of over 130 journal articles, book chapters, and abstracts and serves as a consultant to the American Dental Association and numerous other professional groups and private industry. Over the past 20 years, he has been awarded over 75 research and service grants, many in the field of antiplaque chemotherapeutic agents, HIV/AIDS, management of medically compromised dental patients, rapid salivary diagnostic testing, dental unit waterlines and infection control.

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi 

Facialart Dental Forum

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Bethesda, MD and CEO of Facialart Dental Forum, a dental educational platform. He is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He lectures regularly on dental implants, bone and soft tissue grafting, and practice management. He regularly publishes podcasts, videos, blogs, newsletters, and online articles and is a contributor to DentalXP and Vumedi. He is active member of AAOMS, Academy of Osseointegration, and Entrepreneur Organization.

A Time of Uncertainty For Many Dentists and Staff

As we prepare to reopen our offices, we must adopt new procedures and protocols to regain the necessary production while providing optimal safety for our patients and staff. We must re-engage our team members and the community and restore trust and confidence.

The 'new normal' is anything but normal.

Now is the time to learn what to do.


The critical strategies for recovery


Expanded infection control protocols


New modifications in patient scheduling and routing in the office


Social media and marketing with a different focus


Connecting with the community


Managing overhead in down economy


Promoting a cohesive and aligned working environment with your team




Guest Registration






100% of the profits from contributions will be donated to support community programs helping underprivileged patients affected by economic impact of COVID-19 with dental care

With your contribution you will also receive a 1-year complimentary membership to Facialart Dental Forum for full content access and continued updates on developing protocols.


Will the program be recorded for viewing later?

Yes. The program will be recorded and made available in modules for viewing later. A link will be sent following the event.

Are continuing education credits provided?

No. This is not a formal lecture. It is a collaborative conversation providing insights into current and future challenges.

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes. Contact us via email for information: [email protected]

Are any additional materials are provided?

Yes. The summary of the program and key points will be sent in a program report for reference along with contact information of all speakers.