Join us for a high energy, informative, and fun-filled day to learn techniques and tools to increase revenues, delight patients, and engage your staff!

About The Course

Your Practice is already successful, right? Well, this course is designed to take you beyond your current level of success of making it to... making it BIG! First, you will learn how to increase your patient base, improve your day-to-day operations, and create your ideal workforce. Then, learn how your leadership can effectively change the dynamics of your office. You finish the course with a set of tools you can use to make significant gains in your bottom-line.

Dedicated to your success, the trainers will guide you from start to finish, answering questions focused on you and your Practice. Like-minded colleagues will share insights and inspiration, and expand your professional network.

A free Virtual Toolkit will be made available immediately after the course to the first 10 people who sign up.

CE Credit: 8 hours. Dental Leadership Performance Excellence courses are designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 4/1/2021 until 3/31/2023. Provider# 406723.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the main principles behind creating and maintaining a profitable dentistry, and demonstrate management techniques to ensure excellence in day-to-day operations;
  • Complete simple dashboards to show knowledge and skills relating to profit/loss, production/collections, and proper scheduling;
  • Increase knowledge about Leadership, and understand how quality improvement principles, practices, and tools can increase YOUR team’s efforts, and drive lucrative outcomes.

Schedule / Other Details:

7:30 – 8:00am: Sign in and breakfast

8:00am – 5:00pm: Training course, with focuses on Performance Excellence, Leadership, Patient Engagement, and Creating a World-class Workforce

Lunch will be provided.

Intended Audience: Dentists, Practice Managers, Hygienists, Front Desk Personnel

Cost: $1,500

Withdrawal: To receive a refund (less $150 administrative fee), you must let us know in writing that you will not be attending the training at least 10 business days before the training starts. Email withdrawal notice to:

Expenses: The DLA is not responsible for participants’ expenses related to attendance at this training.

Recording: Audio and video recording are not allowed without prior written permission from the DLA and written permission from any participants who are included.

Special Needs: If you are a person with a disability(ies) or have special needs, please let us know on the order form so that we do our best to accommodate you.

About The Speakers

Zina Berry, DDS

Dr. Zina Berry is a seasoned dentist and business owner. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Fisk University, and graduated from Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry. Both highly acclaimed research-based schools are located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Berry completed a Fellowship with the International Congress of Implantologists, and a Dental Occlusion Residency program at the Center for Occlusal Studies in Parkersburg, West Virginia. She specializes in a variety of practical and advanced techniques for all ages and backgrounds, with focuses on Implantology, Prosthetics, Orofacial Pain Treatment, Neuromuscular Occlusion, Cerec Cad-cam, and Case Finishing. Dr. Berry is a member of the International Association for Orthodontics, the Fifth District Dental Society of New York, and the Crouse Hospital Executive Council.

In the last 22 years, Dr. Berry has owned, operated, and purchased five dental offices, and transitioned them into profitable centers. She has a wealth of knowledge and keen insights into selling or merging a Practice. She is a highly successful entrepreneur!

Yvonne Howze, PhD

Dr. Yvonne Howze earned her doctorate from Vanderbilt University. She also studied at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Maryland. Dr. Howze is a Master Trainer in performance excellence and continuous improvement. She has trained and coached professionals from a variety of disciplines, including transportation, engineering, and manufacturing. She has worked in the healthcare arena for more than 15 years, training countless healthcare providers (e.g., physicians, dentists, healthcare administrators, etc.) in leadership, business operations, process improvement, and data analytics for sound decision-making and increased revenue generation.

Dr. Howze is a Kellogg National Leadership Fellow, a Society of Research Fellow, and a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach. She is also an American Society of Quality Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence. She has received many notable awards in her esteemed career. She is the Owner and CEO of CYA Consulting Group, Inc. which specializes in leadership development, process improvement, and project management. She is a nationally acclaimed presenter and a highly sought-after Executive Coach.