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Schedule of Events 2016

Thursday, February 18, 2016

 

2:00pm – 6:00pm           

Executive Board Meeting (General Worth Boardroom)

7:00pm – 9:00pm           

Early arrivals please feel free to join TOSC President, Dr. Clark Spencer and Executive Board for dinner at the Bird Café in Sundance Square (155 E 4th St. Fort Worth, TX 76102) * Ticketed Event


Friday, February 19, 2016

 

5:00am – Midnight           

Cases on Display (Crystal B)

7:00am– 8:00am           

Registration + Meet the Exhibitors Over Coffee (West Promenade)

8:00am – 9:00am           

TOSC President Welcome Breakfast (Texas A +B)

* Special Introduction of our Silver Sponsor, American Orthodontists

9:00am – 12:00pm           

Scientific Lecture, Dr. Robert Waugh “Systems for Success in contemporary Orthodontics” (Crystal A)

* Special Introduction of our Platinum Sponsor, 3M Unitek

The course looks at emerging strategies that can be applied to every orthodontic practice to achieve more efficient clinical and business results. With a focus on aesthetics and enhanced efficiency, attendees will learn about how BriteBrace™ care cuts decalcification rates by 50%. The course also teaches a novel way to communicate with referring dental professionals and patients using HIPAA-compliant secure Internet resources and HIPAA-friendly videos of completed patient cases. Dr. Waugh will discuss how and why to photograph every patient at every visit for monitoring and demonstrating appointment-to-appointment progress. Finally, the concept of Platinum Proportion will be fully explained including lateral development and patient-specific archwire sizes chosen based on tooth size. Read Speaker's Bio >

9:45am        

Spouse/Guest Social Activity: Visit to the Cultural District, a beautiful tree-lined boulevard paved with bricks with Old World and New World masterpieces, exotic science and cultural exhibits at over six world class museums. Lunch at the Modern Art Museum. * Meet at registration table.

12:00pm – 2:00pm           

Mentorship Lunch: Dr. Larry Tadlock will share some pointers from the ABO about reviewing cases. All attendees will be assigned to a table with a TOSC Mentor to review their case(s). (Texas A +B)

2:00pm – 3:00pm           

Scientific Lecture, Dr. Waugh cont’d (Crystal A)

3:00pm – 3:30pm           

Coffee break with the Exhibitors (West Promenade)

3:30pm – 4:30pm  

Scientific Lecture, Dr. Waugh cont’d (Crystal A)

4:30pm - 5:30pm         

Pearl Session: Mike Allen on “How To Keep and Protect More of your Hard Earned Money” (Crystal A)

This session will provide guidance on how to grow assets in safe places; improve creditor protection; keep tax reporting simple; implement a quality, understandable estate plan; and better assess insurance needs. Read Speaker's Bio >

6:30pm – 8:30pm           

TOSC Cocktail Reception at (Crystal C) * Ticketed Event


Saturday, February 20, 2016

 

5:00am – Midnight           

Cases on Display (Crystal B)

7:30am – 9:00am           

TOSC Members ONLY - Business Breakfast (Texas A +B)

8:00am – 9:00am           

Meet the Exhibitors Morning Coffee (West Promenade)

9:00am – 12:00pm           

Cases on Display – Schudy Award Voting (Crystal B)

** Schudy Ballots due by 12:00pm**

12:00pm – 1:30pm           

TOSC 70th Anniversary and Fred F. Schudy Awards Luncheon (Texas A +B) * Ticketed Event

10:00am         

Spouse/Guest Social Activity: Walking Tour of Downtown Fort Worth, followed by lunch in Sundance Square and shopping. * Meet at registration table.

2:00pm - 3:30pm            

Scientific Lecture, Dr. Waugh cont’d (Crystal A)     

3:30pm – 4:00pm           

Coffee break with the Exhibitors (West Promenade)    

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Scientific Lecture, Dr. Waugh cont’d (Crystal A)                       

7:00pm – 9:00pm           

TOSC Dinner Party at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (813 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX76102) * Ticketed Event


Sunday, February 21, 2016

 

5:00am – 1:00pm           

Cases on Display (Crystal B)

7:00am – 8:00am           

Meet the Exhibitors Morning Coffee (West Promenade)

8:00am – 11:30am           

Sunday Lecture - Business Consultant, Paul Zuelke on “The Key to Growth – Making it Easy for Your Patients Buy The Product You Sell” (Crystal A)  

* Special Introduction of our Gold Sponsor, OrthoBanc

Case acceptance rates are terrible in the orthodontic world these days, and it is not due to our less than stellar economy.  The middle class makes up a huge percentage of orthodontic patients yet the paychecks of the middle class today are less than they were in 2008/2009 when our economy started to crumble. New patient flow has been slowly trending upwards for more than 32 consecutive months but the number of new case starts has not improved in proportion to those increased exams.  Orthodontists, by pushing outside financing companies, auto-debit companies, reducing treatment times and therefore increasing patients’ monthly payments, are simply making orthodontic care unaffordable for an ever greater percentage of the population.  There’s an easy fix! Come learn how to implement that fix! Read Speaker's Bio >

12:00pm                       

Adjournment