North Texas Dentistry Volume 8 Issue 3 2018 ISSUE 3 DE - Page 7

2018 SWDC Inspiring Success Through Knowledge Welcome to the 2018 Southwest Dental Conference Celebrating our 91st Year Howdy from Dallas, and welcome to the 91st Southwest Dental Conference. The Dallas County Dental Society is pleased to be your host at the premier dental education meeting of the Southwest. The focus for the Conference this year is “Inspiring Success Through Knowledge” and the Scientific Committee has selected the highest quality clinicians, which are guaranteed to inspire you to become the most successful dental professional that you can be. New to this year’s conference is an exciting Heart Health Program featuring the Heart Health booth in the Exhibit Hall. International lecturer and author Mr. David Meinz, will be lec- turing on systemic and longevity health and he will also be pro- viding carotid artery (CIMT) scans in the Exhibit Hall. This CIMT screening will include the latest technology to evaluate your risk for coronary arterial disease. The American Heart Association will also be present in the booth providing blood pressure screenings and distributing information on women’s heart health and other important information for you to stay healthy. The 2018 Southwest Dental Conference will also offer excellent education opportunities not only for the dentist, but for all team members, including the excellent 360 Team Experience educa- tional series designed by Dentsply Sirona Academy. Practice management superstar Dr. Roger Levin has some new and exciting programs to share with us as well. Also, for your technology CE needs we are proud to host Dr. Paul Feuerstein discussing many new and emerging technology products for your practice. We will also have clinicians speaking on management of med- ical emergencies and medically compromised patients to enable you and your dental team to better protect your patients. Our headquarters hotel, The Omni Dallas, provides your dental team a comfortable, convenient and affordable venue while attending the Southwest Dental Conference. Recent prop erty expansions have added multiple high-end and casual dining options, sure to satisfy all of your culinary desires. Downtown Dallas also offers world class shopping, cultural and additional dining options as well, to complete a wonderful weekend of den- tal education and fun for your office and family. The Southwest Dental Conference is internationally renowned for its hospitality and our dedicated Silver Star volunteers are available onsite to assist you, should you have questions while visiting with us. We also offer a convenient mobile app for download to your smartphone to help you manage your sched- ule, record CE, and allow you to receive instant notifications on planned social events, schedule and/or room changes. We are ready for you to “Get Inspired” and are looking forward to seeing you September 6-8 in Dallas. For registration please visit Dr. Brad Crump, Chairman 2018 Southwest Dental Conference Dr. Brad Crump Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology Fellow, International College of Dentists Fellow, American College of Dentists Dr. Brad Crump is a periodontist practicing in Dallas Texas. His practice, BCPerio, is located in the Highland Park area of Dallas. He has been involved with the Southwest Dental Conference for over 15 years and is President- Elect of the Dallas County Dental Society. Dr. Crump is the past president of the Texas Society of Periodontists and the Southwest Society of Periodontists. He also holds numerous committee appoint- ments for the American Academy of Periodontology, serves as a Delegate to the Texas Dental Association and alternate delegate to the American Dental Association, and is an associate clinical professor at Texas A&M College of Dentistry in the graduate periodontal residency program. | NORTH TEXAS DENTISTRY 7