Total Health Dentistry for Successful Restorative Private Practice

Total Health Dentistry
Course Description

Once you learn to see the mouth with super-powered eyes, you can’t un-see it. In today’s climate of declining health and impersonalized sick care, we are invited to an enormous opportunity.

While we help identify illnesses related to obesity, insulin resistance, arterial disease, sleep-disordered breathing & bacterial/viral/fungal challenges, poly-pharmacology, food sensitivities, and the like, we can change the entire trajectory of a person’s life… and earn the right to move forward with a comprehensive treatment plan.

By helping stabilize systemic illness, we can protect our dentistry, earn health-valuing patient referrals, escalate referrals from the medical community and become the talk of your own town. Decide to take your entire team on a journey that will change your life and theirs!

Course Size: 80

Learning Objectives
  • Learn how to identify 120 documented systemic oral disease connections

  • Inspire your patients and team members by saving lives while you create smiles

  • Discover how to drastically increase health valuing new patients

  • Significantly improve your clinical case acceptance, revenue and profitability

  • Drastically expand your co-referral relationships with the medical community

  • Become the Total Health Dental Practice of distinction in your community

Course Details

Target Audience: General Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Business Team Members

CE Credits: 16

CE Codes: TBD

Class Hours: Day 1 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Day 2 – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuition: $895/dentists and $495/team members

Instructor: Susan Maples, DDS

Recommended Prerequisite: none

Course Dates & Locations

  1. November 8 - November 9

    Los Angeles, CA (Kimpton Hotel Palomar)

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Past Attendees Said

“Dr. Susan Maples was a game changer for me personally and professionally. Her message is a can’t miss and ahead of our times. The day after her course I changed my personal life and refocused my office life and philosophy to prevention first! I was tired of seeing our youth in poor health and wanted to make a difference.  I realized I was spending too much time treating disease and too little on prevention.  The transformation has been truly rewarding and feel my patients are appreciating our new preventive focus.”

Michael Huguet, DDSPleasant Hill, CA

“Dr. Susan Maples epitomizes the professional who is committed to transforming lives through her own journey of personal growth. She has gone the extra mile daily as a lifelong student, educator, and patient advocate. It has been my privilege to know Susan as a colleague and friend, observing firsthand her passion for finding solutions leading to total wellness through Dentistry.”

DeWitt Wilkerson, DMDSt. Petersburg, FL

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Our Faculty

Each faculty member is a leading practitioner who has implemented The Dawson Academy’s approach in their own practice, and bring that real world experience back to the classroom.

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Cancellation Policy:

Requests to cancel or transfer registration in a Dawson Academy course, lecture, or event will be accommodated until 60 DAYS PRIOR to start date. Upon request a refund will be provided minus a $100.00 non-refundable deposit, or a one-time course, lecture, or event transfer, which remains valid for 12 months. Less than 60 days prior to course, no refunds or transfers will be issued.

*Students who finance tuition through the Lending Club financing program are subject to special terms and conditions.

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The Dawson Academy is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Dawson Academy designates this activity for 16 credit hours continuing education credits.