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GPS Managing the Dental Team Webinar: Attracting and Retaining All-Star Dental Teams

GPS webinar titled Attracting and Retaining an All-Star Dental Team

Your employees are your practice's highest operating cost. And they're one of the most critical components of practice success. Learn how to hire the right team member for your practice and get practical tips for creating a working environment that attracts - and keeps - quality employees. Find out why knowing how to screen and interview applicants is a vital first step in the important process of hiring quality employees.

This program is sponsored by the ADA Council on Dental Practice. It is the fifth in a series of webinars based on content from the ADA’s Guidelines for Practice Success™ (GPS™) modules and recaps some of the information available in the GPS module on Managing the Dental Team

Following the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Develop a help wanted ad – and strategy – that attracts the caliber of candidates your practice - and your patients - want.
  2. Outline the steps to follow when interviewing candidates.
  3. Know how and when to perform growth conferences for new employees and how to determine team compensations.



About the presenters

Pamela Porembski, D.D.S.

Dr. Pamela Porembski, D.D.S., is the director of the ADA's Center for Dental Practice in the Practice Institute. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and practiced general dentistry in private practice in Chicago, taught in a dental hygiene program, and was a consultant with a dental benefits company before joining the staff of the American Dental Association.

Debra Engelhardt-Nash

Debra Engelhardt-Nash has been in dentistry for more than 30 years. During that time, she has presented workshops across the globe for numerous organizations and authored articles that have appeared in various dental publications. She has twice been honored as Author of the Year for her contributions to dental journals.  

Debra has been an instructor for the Central Piedmont Community College Dental Assisting Program and a guest instructor for Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, the University of Minnesota, and Oregon Health Sciences University.  

Her many professional recognitions include: being named a Leader in Continuing Dental Education and Dental Consulting by Dentistry Today; receiving the Distinguished Service Award from the American Dental Assistants’ Association; being named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry in 2014; and receiving the 2015 the Gordon Christensen Outstanding Lecturer Award.