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2019 Full Series (with recordings)

Full Series includes 8 Webinars:

  1. Risk Based Benefits Today & In the Future
  2. DSO Growth and Direction
  3. Trends in Employer & Consumer Perspectives on Dental Benefits
  4. Tele-orthodontics - The Future is Here  - Implications for Dental Plans
  5. Developments in Interdisciplinary Treatment
  6. Overcoming Impediments to Use of Electronic Transactions-An Industry Primer
  7. Challenges & Best Practices in Directory Validation
  8. Network Challenges (Credentialing/Leasing) --What's Next?

Dates and Times TBD.

  • Tele-orthodontics - The Future is Here - Implications for Dental Plans

    Contains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Event on 05/21/2019 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    MEMBER - $150 - Non Member - $275

    Description coming soon

    Mary Lee Conicella, DMD, FAGD

    Chief Dental Officer

    Dr. Mary Lee Conicella is Aetna’s Chief Dental Officer.  In her role, she supports the development of programs that engage members, deliver superior health, and improve costs through integration.  She was instrumental in developing Aetna's Dental-Medical Integration program and has published numerous abstracts and articles with Columbia University College of Dental Medicine related to the impact dental care has on overall health.  She is a member of Aetna’s Clinical Executive Leadership Council, a team that addresses clinical challenges, develops thought leadership positions and ensures alignment of clinical programs across Aetna.  She is also a member of the Enterprise-Wide Opioid Task Force that drives implementation of cross-Aetna initiatives to mitigate the opiate abuse crisis.  As a Specialty Businesses Culture Advocate, she is dedicated to creating a work environment that inspires accountability, collaboration, innovation and high performance.   

    Dr. Conicella received her B.S. in Medical Technology from the University of Pittsburgh and her D.M.D. from Temple University School of Dentistry.  She practiced general dentistry for over 15 years and achieved Fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry.  She spent many years on the clinical faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.  

    Her affiliations include the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the National Dental Association’s Corporate Round Table.  She is a member of The Harvard School of Dental Medicine Initiative Integrating Oral Health and Medicine and sits on the advisory committees of several dental schools as well as the Policy & Procedure Subgroup of the “Access for Older Adults: Advocating for Oral Health in Medicare” initiative.  She is a member of the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) Board of Directors and also volunteers on the NADP Clinical and Codes Workgroups. 

    Jeff Sulitzer, DMD

    SmileDirectClub

    Jeffrey Sulitzer, DMD, is the Chief Clinical Officer at SmileDirectClub. From the start of his career, Dr. Sulitzer aimed to impact oral health on a large scale. After graduating from the Temple University School of Dentistry in 1985, Dr. Sulitzer spent more than a decade serving as Vice President of US Healthcare’s dental division and worked for several BlueCross BlueShield dental companies growing their businesses through 2012, offering dental insurance to millions of people in the US and increasing access to care. For the past 6 years, Dr Sulitzer has been working in the DSO space in roles from Chief Clinical Officer to Interim CEO.

    During this time, he continued to see patients as well in the dental practices he owned from 1986 through 2014. Though his private practice afforded him the luxury of meeting patients in person throughout the years, Dr. Sulitzer was driven to provide dental access to more people utilizing different platforms. SmileDirectClub and the other companies he has worked for in the past have allowed him the unique opportunity to extend his services to tens of thousands of people through the revolutionary teledentistry platform.