Midwest Dental Assembly May 20-22, 2022

The Indiana Dental Association’s Midwest Dental Assembly 2022, held jointly with the IUSD Alumni Dental Conference and Indiana Dental Assistants Association, will take place IN-PERSON at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, IN, May 20-22, 2022. The IDA Annual Session has not just a new name but a new feel, flow and relevance to Indiana dentists, their teams and families. The Midwest Dental Assembly has become the new name of the IDA Annual Session to energize your practice with innovative thinking, create new memories and fuel new experiences for you, your entire team, and families. With over $65k in member-added conference values, our vibrant meeting format will CONNECT colleagues through numerous social events and new Marketplace activities, ENVISION the possibilities of an energized and enhanced dental team, and IGNITE practice growth.

 

Midwest Dental Assembly and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference online registration is closed. Visit us onsite in the Grand Wayne Convention Center lobby during the following hours to completed your in-person registration:

 

Friday, May 20             7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 21         7 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, May 22           8 – 10 a.m.

 

Preview course description in the MDA Registration Book: CLICK HERE

 

There’s an app for that! Click here to download the 2022 MDA mobile app

 

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events will take place at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, IN unless noted otherwise. Subject to change.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2022

 

Noon IDPAC Golf Outing @ Chestnut Hills Golf Course in Fort Wayne ($)
6 p.m. IDA Past President’s Dinner @ Ruth Chris (by invitation only)
7:30-10 p.m. Dr. Hollar’s Hospitality Suite Open

 

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

 

7 a.m.–4 p.m. Onsite registration desk open
7–9 a.m. Pierre Fauchard breakfast (by invitation only)
8–8:20 a.m. Opening Keynote Address
8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
8:30–9:15 a.m. IDAA Registration
9:15 a.m. House of Delegates (first session) followed by Reference Committee Hearings
9:30-11:15 a.m. IDAA Pre-session Board Meeting
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Food Truck Friday in Downtown Fort Wayne, Harrison Parking Lot
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. IDAA House of Delegates (first session) followed by Balloting
2–4 p.m. Dr. Hollar’s Hospitality Suite open
2–8:30 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction Bidding & Wine Pull Open
3-8 p.m. Marketplace, Money Booth, Photo Booth & Member Center Open -ENTER TO WIN DOOR PRIZES!
3-6 p.m. Marketplace CE Products & Services Showcase
4–6 p.m. Progressive Dental Team Crusade @ The Hoppy Gnome ($) Limited space.
5-6 p.m. Awards Ceremony
6–8 p.m. Welcome Reception in Marketplace featuring the IDA Inaugural Mentor Me Mixer, FREE
7-10 p.m. IDAA Silent Auction, Dinner and Reception

 

SATURDAY, May 21, 2022

 

7 a.m.–4 p.m. Onsite registration desk open
7-8 a.m. Marketplace Breakfast, FREE
7 a.m.–1 p.m. Marketplace, Money Booth, Photo Booth & Member Center Open -ENTER TO WIN DOOR PRIZES!
8–9 a.m. Reference Committee Reports Available
8 a.m.–9:30 a.m. IUSD Alumni 50th Breakfast Celebration for Classes of ’72 and prior (by invitation only)
8 a.m.–5:45 p.m. IDPAC Silent Auction bidding & Wine Pull Open
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Continuing Education opportunities
9–10 a.m. Component Caucus meetings
9-11 a.m. Marketplace CE Products & Services Showcase
9-11 a.m. IDAA Past President’s Breakfast Meeting
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. IDAA House of Delegates (second session) followed by IDAA Awards Ceremony and Post Board Meeting
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Marketplace Lunch, FREE
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. ICD/ACD Luncheon (by invitation only)
12:30–1 p.m. Marketplace Door Prize Winners Announced, must be present to win
1:30 p.m. Open Caucus
3–5 p.m. Dr. Hollar’s Hospitality Suite open
3–4:30 p.m. New Dentist Social @ Hampton’s Rooftop Bar, FREE
4:30–6 p.m. IDPAC Social and Reception (Superhero Theme)
6 p.m. TinCaps Baseball Game Outing @ Parkview Field ($)
6–7 p.m. All IUSD Alumni Reception
7-9 p.m. All IUSD Alumni Dinner
9-11 p.m. IUSD Alumni Private Class Reunion Receptions and Class Photos

 

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2022

 

8–10 a.m. Onsite registration desk open
9 a.m. House of Delegates (second session)
CE & SPEAKER SCHEDULE

All CE will take place at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, IN unless noted otherwise. Subject to change.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2022

 

8–8:20 a.m. MDA Virtual Welcoming Keynote Address
8 a.m.–4 p.m. Elaine Rodriguez – Soft Tissue Laser Certification ($195)
8:30-11 a.m. Dr. Ross Nash – Direct Composite Resin Dentistry, Part One
8:30-11 a.m. Debra Engelhardt-Nash – Increasing Treatment Acceptance and Getting Paid SOLD OUT!
8:30 a.m.-Noon. Kay Maddox & Jay Williamson – Basic Life Support Recertification (fulfills CE requirement)
9-11 a.m. Dr. Harvey Weingarten – Ethics During a Pandemic -Which one is more challenging? (fulfills CE requirement)
9-10 a.m. Caveh Sarrafi & Ben Stone – Preparing for Practice Ownership
9:30-11:30 a.m. Dr. Dipesh Sitaram – TMJ
10 a.m.-Noon Dr. Wei-Shao Lin – Dental Technology 101
10:30-11:30 a.m. Megan Lohman – Pricing Workshop for Patient Membership Plans
12:30-2:30 p.m. Dr. Kevin Terrell – Opioid Prescribing and Abuse (fulfills CE requirement)
12:30-2:30 p.m. Dr. Ross Nash – Direct Composite Resin Dentistry, Part Two
12:30-2:30 p.m. Debra Engelhardt-Nash – How Healthy is Your Recall?
1-2:30 p.m. Kay Maddox & Jay Williamson – First Aid in the Dental Practice SOLD OUT!
1-4 p.m. Dr. Vanchit John – Surgical Complications in Implant Dentistry and Solutions to Common Problems
1-2:30 p.m. Cory Roletto – Advanced Marketing Strategies to Accelerate Practice Growth
2-4 p.m. Dr. Bill Paveletz – IDA/IDAA Joint CE: Impressive Dental-Hacks, Shortcuts, and Secrets for Today’s Dental Assistants
3-4 p.m. Kay Maddox – OSHA and Infection Control (fulfills training requirement)

 

SATURDAY, May 21, 2022

 

8:15-10:15 a.m. Dr. Roger Levin – New Game, New Rules, New Playbook, Part One
8:15-10:15 a.m. Dr. Tieraona Low Dog – Life is Your Best Medicine
8:30-10:30 a.m. Dr. Brett Kessler – Stoners, Tweekers, Dragon Chasers and Drunks…Not in my practice…Yeah right! (fulfills CE requirement)
9-10 a.m. Jay Dziwlik – HIPAA Update for the Dental Professional (fulfills CE requirement)
9-11 a.m. Elaine Rodriguez – Power Hygiene Unlimited: There’s power in laser and power in you lecture
9:30-11:30 a.m. Amanda Apple – AAP Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases
10 a.m.-Noon Dr. Ryan Diepenbrock – A Dentist is Doing a Face Lift? My path from General Dentistry to Facial Cosmetic Surgery
10:30-11:30 a.m. Doug Eckhart – Overlooked Security and Cyber Risks
11 a.m.-Noon Dr. Catherine Murphy – What is Holistic Orthodontics?
1:15-3:15 p.m. Dr. Roger Levin – New Game, New Rules, New Playbook, Part Two
1:30-3:30 p.m. Dr. Tieraona Low Dog – Nutrition and Dietary Supplements: What your dental team should know
1:30-4:30 p.m. Jennifer Bryant – Nitrous Oxide Didactic Training ($95) SOLD OUT!
1:45-3:45 p.m. Amanda Apple – Ultrasonic Insert Selection and Full Mouth Disinfection
1:45-3:45 p.m. Claire Williams – Guide to a Fully Digital Dental Practice
2-3 p.m. Rico Ponce – Routine Equipment Maintenance and Repairs
2-4 p.m. Elaine Rodriguez – Power Hygiene Unlimited: There’s power in laser and power in you workshop

 

Member Dentist – $385
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA and local component society. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

House of Delegates Dentist – $165
This registration type is appropriate for volunteer dentists who have been selected by their component to represent them in the House of Delegates as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

New Dentist Member – $205
This registration type is appropriate for a member dentist of the ADA, IDA and local component society who graduated from dental school within the past 10 years. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Retired Life Member Dentist – $0
This registration type is appropriate for life members who are retired from a constituent society and are no longer earning any income from private practice or from the performance of service as a member of the faculty of a dental school, as a dental administrator or consultant, or as a practitioner of any activity for which a license to practice dentistry is required by the state. These members have been dentists for 30 consecutive years or a total of 40 years and are age 65 or older. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Non-member Dentist – $700
This registration type is appropriate for a dentist who does not belong to the ADA, IDA and local component society. To become a member of the ADA and IDA, please visit www.INDental.org/Join or contact the IDA Central Office at 800-562-5646. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Dental Team Member – $135
This registration type is appropriate for hygienists, assistants, EFDA, office managers, technicians, etc. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Dental Student – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any dental school students. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for CE workshops, some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Spouse – $55
This registration type is appropriate for a married person of any registration type. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities. Excludes CE sessions. Additional fees apply for some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Guest, Adult – $55
This registration type is appropriate for any guest 18 and over who doesn’t want access to the unlimited CE offerings. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities. Additional fees apply for some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Guest, Youth – $0
This registration type is appropriate for any persons 18 or younger. Includes free special events and all Marketplace activities. Excludes CE sessions. Additional fees apply for some special events and IUSD Alumni Dental Conference events.

 

Component Executive – $0
This registration type is appropriate for the Executive Director of a local dental society. Includes unlimited CE sessions, free special events and all Marketplace activities.

 

Alumni Dental Conference – $0
This registration type is appropriate for those attending the IUSD Alumni Dental Conference only. Includes free and a la carte Alumni events only.

 

Marketplace Vendor Booth – $1,450
This registration type is appropriate for a vendor that is purchasing a booth in our Marketplace. Unauthorized vendor registrations will not be accepted. All 10×10 booth options are $1,450 each and are subject to availability and final approval by IDA. For more information, visit www.INDental.org/Exhibitors

 

 

 

 

HOTEL OPTIONS

The 2022 Midwest Dental Assembly will be hosted at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, IN, May 20-22, 2022. While the discounted room blocks have expired, you may still be able to contact the following hotels directly for accommodations and availability:

 

Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center (adjacent to the convention center)
1020 S. Calhoun St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 422-4002

 

 

Courtyard by Marriott Fort Wayne Downtown (across from the convention center)
1150 S. Harrison St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 490-3629

 

 

Hampton Inn & Suites Fort Wayne Downtown (across from the convention center)
223 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 247-6915

 

 

The Bradley (two blocks north of the convention center)
204 W. Main St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone: (260) 428-4018

 

 

PARKING: Another great perk about staying in Downtown Fort Wayne is the discounted parking! Visit Fort Wayne Parking for all of your parking options and directions.

 

HAVING FUN: Start planning your Fort Wayne Getaway by going online to Visit Fort Wayne

 

 

 

Connect with our Dental Community Supporters!

Show appreciation to our dedicated vendors by scheduling time in the new Marketplace. Our vendors provide your dental teams with the best services and products throughout the year, but special offers are available only during our show. ENVISION the possibilities of what the Marketplace vendors can offer to enhance your everyday practice workflow. The Marketplace offers a combination of great show specials, free tickets to free breakfast and lunch within the hall, networking with colleagues and vendors, door prizes, free ONE HOUR LIVE CE CREDIT and plenty of educational opportunities that will help IGNITE you and your dental team.

 

Door Prize Winners

Shofu Prize Pack – Dr. Perry Wainman

Chicken, Coffee, Coupons, OH My! from Biolase – Shweta Ambwani

$100 Amazon Gift Card from Best Card – Connie Drew

$250 Visa Gift Card from Delta Dental – Laci Weaver

Kuraray Dental & Steve Dumas Gift Basket – Dr. Ralphie Merkel

Northshore Handpiece Repair Gift Basket – Susan Morton

Northwest Bank Wine Basket – Megan Tun

Flagscape Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls from Bank of America – Shelly McComb

$100 Cash from Blue & Co – Dr. Christine Bishop

$500 Amazon Gift Card from Dental Acquisition Group – Patricia Flores

One Free Coronal Polishing with DentalAssistED – Heather Heath

Anthem Swag – Dr. Karen Ellis

Airpod Pros from Daniel Pifer with Northwestern Mutual – Leslie Leonard

$50 Target Gift Card from IN Dental Broker – Victoria Woolsey

Wine & Cheese Basket from VOCO – Cole Stapp

Dozen Golf Balls from First Midwest Bank – Dr. Steven Stradley

Colgate Goodie Bag – Cindy Gerber

Fancy Like Applebee’s Indy 2023 MDA Registration & Hotel Package from IDA Insurance – Amanda Lines

$200 Amazon Gift Card from PMA Practice Transitions – Lois Schneemann

Wine Basket from Joseph Rossi & Associates – Dr. Gary Walton

Foursome Golf Outing on June 9th from McMillian Health – Cindy Gerber

vVardis Soft White Oral Care Set – Jill Burlay

Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and Digital Sign from Midtown Technology Group – Patricia Flores, Cayla Cummins and Jennifer Kleeper

iPad from United Healthcare – Lisa Benson

Golf Balls from General Refining – Dr. Herb Yekel

Cooler & Grill Set from PNC Bank – Dr. James and Marie (from Gabril Family Dentistry)

 

Special Thank You to our Marketplace Vendors!

Advantage Technologies

AIDL

Alexion

Anthem

Bank of America

Best Card LLC

Biolase

Blue & Co

Bowman Insurance

Brasseler USA

Carestream Dental

ClaimsNest

Colgate

Core Scientific

Dandy

Daniel Pifer -Northwestern Mutual

DDSmatch

Delta Dental of Indiana

DentalAssistED

Dental Acquisition Group

Dental TI

Elevate Oral Care

Familia Dental

First Merchant Bank

First Midwest Bank

Four Quadrants Advisory

Garfield Refining

General Refining Corporation

GlaxoSmithKline

Henry Schein Dental

Hiossen

Hurlow Wealth Management

IDA Insurance Services

IndepenDENT Dental Solutions (IDS)/Midway Dental

Indiana Dental Assistants Association

Indiana Dental Brokers

Indiana University School of Dentistry

Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Inc.

Instrument Service & Repair

Johns Dental Laboratories

Joseph Rossi and Associates

Large Practice Sales

Legacy Practice Transitions

LumaDent

Majer Enterprises

Matthew 25 Health and Care

McMillan Health

MEDI LAZER

MEDI-LOUPES

MedPro

Midtown Technology

MW Banks Consulting, LLC

NFC IT

Noble Metal Refining

Northshore Handpiece Repair

Northwest Bank

Orascoptic

Ortho3D

Paragon Management Associates

Patterson Dental Supply

Philips Sonicare and Zoom Whitening

PMA Practice Transitions

PNC

Practice Protection

Provide

Shofu Dental Corporation

Ultradent

Ultragenyx

United Healthcare

vVardis

VOCO America, Inc.

WEO Media

Wesbanco

Zoll Dental

Questions? Contact Us

Email: Meetings@INDental.org Phone: 800-562-5646

2021 Midwest Dental Assembly Snapshot

The IDA hosted 838 total attendees at the 2021 Midwest Dental Assembly in Indianapolis. Below are some fun facts:

Dentists: 307
Dental Team Members: 257
Students: 11
Guests: 262
Marketplace Vendors: 42 Booths total with 133 representatives

 

924 CE seats filled on Friday, May 14, 2021
606 CE seats filled on Saturday, May 15, 2021
929 special event participants

 

65 awards given to individuals and organizations–Click here to view our awards slideshow

 

On behalf of the Midwest Dental Assembly Planning Committee, thank you for your participation and support of the Midwest Dental Assembly!

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