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Our 12th annual Spear Summit compresses the unparalleled content and atmosphere into a single virtual day. This exclusive event features a mix of topics from our prestigious speakers and a special product announcement. You won’t want to miss our keynote speaker – an Olympic gold medalist! Join us for the latest in clinical knowledge that will be music to your patients’ ears. You'll leave Summit with actionable strategies you can put into practice right away to help you and your practice team go for the gold.

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Spear Summit

The Voices

Speakers
 

A Lineup of
Global Talent

These top artists can’t wait to spin their clinical hits into actionable insights for you. Join us for strategic takeaways and best practices you can put to work right away in your own pursuit of Great Dentistry.

Plus Special Spear Announcement

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Agenda

The
Timeline

Enjoy a mix of clinical topics from our prestigious speakers. Related learning paths will help you explore these topics in more depth. Leverage these recommendations to find your rhythm and successfully put new learnings into practice.

All Times Listed in PST
  • 8:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M. - Opening Remarks | Dr. Frank Spear
  • 8:15 A.M. - 9:05 A.M. - Implants in the Esthetic Zone – Avoiding the Esthetic Failure | Dr. Arndt Happe -[show/hide details]
  • 9:05 A.M. - 9:15 A.M. - Live Q & A | Dr. Arndt Happe, feat. Dr. Greggory Kinzer & Dr. Robert Winter
  • 9:15 A.M. - 9:45 A.M. - Special Spear Announcement | Dr. Greggory Kinzer -[show/hide details]
  • 9:50 A.M. - 10:35 A.M. - The Geneva Fixed Restorative Treatment Concept | Dr. Irena Sailer -[show/hide details]
  • 10:35 A.M. - 10:45 A.M. - Live Q & A | Dr. Irena Sailer, feat. Dr. Greggory Kinzer & Dr. Robert Winter
  • 10:50 A.M. - 11:35 A.M. - Uppers Are from Mars, Lowers Are from Venus: Clarifying Overdentures | Dr. M. Nader Sharifi -[show/hide details]
  • 11:35 A.M. - 11:45 A.M. - Live Q & A | Dr. M. Nader Sharifi, feat. Dr. Ricardo Mitrani & Dr. Darin Dichter
  • 11:45 A.M. - 12:05 P.M. - Canady Award Presentation | Dr. Gary DeWood -[show/hide details]
  • 12:15 P.M. - 1:10 P.M. - The Maxilla: The Key to Esthetics and Airway | Dr. Greggory Kinzer & Dr. Jeff Rouse -[show/hide details]
  • 1:15 P.M. - 1:50 P.M. - Keynote Presentation - An Afternoon with Apolo Ohno | Apolo Ohno -[show/hide details]
  • 1:50 P.M. - 2:10 P.M. - Live Q & A and Closing Remarks | Dr. Frank Spear

Sunday, August 30, 2020

*Special Event Visiting Faculty Members
All times listed in PT
  • 8:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. - Summit Programming
    • 8:00 A.M. - 8:45 A.M. - The Future of Dental Education - Dr. Frank Spear
    • 8:45 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. - Q & A
    • 9:05 A.M. - 10:25 A.M. - Panel Discussion: The Future of Dentistry - Drs. Gary Dewood, Darin Ditcher, Gregg Kinzer, Ricardo Mitrani, Frank Spear and Bob Winter
    • 10:30 A.M. - 11:15 A.M. - How to obtain public success - Dr. Andrea Ricci
    • 11:15 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. - Q & A
    • 11:30 A.M. - Closing Remarks - Dr. Frank Spear

Saturday, September 12, 2020

All times listed in PT
  • 8:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M. - Opening Remarks - Dr. Martin Mendelson
  • 8:15 A.M. - 9:15 A.M. - Summit Programming
    • 8:15 A.M. - 8:55 A.M. - Leading the Practice Through Uncertain Times - Dr. Frank Spear and Amy Morgan
    • 8:55 A.M. - 9:15 A.M. - Q & A and Jim Pride Award Presentation
  • 9:20 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. - Breakout Session #1
    • 9:20 A.M. - 10:05 A.M. - Breakout - Leading your Referral Community Through Chaos - Dr. Martin Mendelson
    • 9:20 A.M. - 10:05 A.M. - Breakout - Leading a Resililant Team - Amy Morgan
    • 9:20 A.M. - 10:05 A.M. - Breakout - Creating a New Vision for your Practice - Dr. Ricardo Mitrani
    • 9:20 A.M. - 10:05 A.M. - Breakout - Leading your Patients - Dr. Gary Dewood
  • 10:10 A.M. - 10:40 A.M. - Break
  • 10:40 A.M. - 11:25 A.M. - Breakout Session #2
    • 10:40 A.M. - 11:25 A.M. - Breakout - Building Unbreakable Referral Relationships - Aimee Fletcher
    • 10:40 A.M. - 11:25 A.M. - Breakout - Keys to Hiring, Training, Coaching and Compensating for Excellence - Amy Morgan
    • 10:40 A.M. - 11:25 A.M. - Breakout - Lessons Learned from the COVID Crisis - Dr. Mitch Ellingson and Dr. Gary Dewood
    • 10:40 A.M. - 11:25 A.M. - Breakout - Leading an Interdisciplinary Team - Dr. Gregg Kinzer
  • 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. - Summit Programming
    • 11:30 A.M. - 12:15 P.M. - Keynote - Carly Fiorina
    • 12:15 P.M. - 12:30 P.M. - Q & A
    • 12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. - Bonus Information Session – Practice Solutions

Saturday, October 10, 2020

All times listed in PT
  • 8:00 A.M. - 8:15 A.M. - Opening Remarks
  • 8:15 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. - Summit Programming
    • 8:15 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. - Role of Orthodontic Intervention in OSA: Functional and Physiological Approach of Orofacial Structure Restoration - Dr. Audrey Yoon
    • 9:00 A.M. - 9:15 A.M. - Q & A
  • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout Sessions
    • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout - The Direct Restoration of the Peg Lateral Incisor - Dr. Jason Smithson
    • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout - Augmented Reality for Enhanced Communication - Dr. Robert Winter
    • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout - When is Equilibration Appropriate? - Dr. Gary Dewood
    • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout - Implant-Retained Overdentures: Design Considerations for the Endentulous Maxilla - Dr. Darin Ditcher
    • 9:25 A.M. - 9:55 A.M. - Breakout - CBCT: A Whole New World of Endodontics - Dr. Lou Berman
  • 10:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. - Break
  • 10:35 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. - Summit Programming
    • 10:35 A.M. - 11:20 A.M. - Sleep Surgery: Restoring Missed Milestones in Airway Development - Dr. Stanley Liu
    • 11:20 A.M. - 11:45 A.M. - Q & A
    • 11:45 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. - Live Patient Treatment - Dr. Gregg Kinzer
    • 12:30 P.M. - 12:45 P.M. - Q & A and Rick Canady Award Presentation
  • 12:45 P.M. - Closing Remarks - Dr. Gregg Kinzer

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Aug 27-29, 2020

 

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Places To Visit

Places To Visit

Phoenix
 

Enjoy dozens of restaurants, nightlife spots and shops just a short distance from the Marriott resort.

Nearby options include:
Desert Ridge Marketplace
High Street
Musical Instrument Museum

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Past Events

Don’t miss the Spear Summit! Block out your calendar for another year of learning from world-renowned speakers in dentistry, networking with like-minded peers and celebrating our collective achievements in “Great Dentistry.”

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Top Clinicians

Past speakers include:
  • Lorenzo Breschi D.D.S., Ph.D., F.A.D.M.
  • David Mathews D.D.S.
  • Nazariy Mykhaylyuk D.M.D.
  • Katja Nelson D.D.S., Ph.D.
  • Robert Ritter D.M.D.
  • Claude Sieber M.D.T.
  • Marcos Vargas B.D.B., D.D.S., M.S.
  • Jason Smithson B.D.S., DipRestDentRCS
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Peer Networking

Events:
  • Theme party
  • Mix and mingle
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Latest Technologies

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