MDIB Social Summit Dallas!
Join us in October!
Our team is excited to announce our Third Annual Social Summit, which will be hosted in Irving, Texas.
October 15 + 16, 2021
We're heading to DALLAS!!
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Past Event Highlights
Essentials of Photography for the Esthetic Dentist: From Diagnostics to Color Communication
In order to plan and execute our esthetic vision for our patients predictably, photography is an
absolutely indispensable tool. Nowadays, the clinician must be comfortable with the basics of
digital dental photography to properly communicate with our laboratory technicians, our
patients, and our multidisciplinary team.
Dr. Sivan Finkel
The Rise of Women in Dentistry: The future is in you hands
Dr. Maxine Feinberg
Dr. Maxine Feinberg, a Cranford, New Jersey periodontist, was the third women to serve as President of the American Dental Association. Dr. Feinberg was the Fourth District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees and was the first women to serve as President of the New Jersey Dental Association. She served as a delegate in both the ADA and New Jersey Dental Association House of Delegates. Dr Feinberg was appointed to the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry where she served for 10 years, one term as President. She presently serves as an examiner for the Commission on Dental Competency Assessment.
While on the ADA Board she was the Liaison to the Council on Access, Prevention and Interprofessional Relations, Commission on Dental Accreditation, Council on Dental Benefit Programs. She Chaired the ADA Task Force on Student Debt. She serves as a Delegate to the FDI World Dental Congress where she has had an opportunity meet and learn from dentists all over the world. She initiated the New Jersey Give Kids A Smile campaign in 2002 and 2003 and was chair of the ADA Council on Members Insurance and Retirement Plans in 2007 and 2008. She was a recipient of NJDA’s Distinguished Service Award and Give Kids A Smile Pioneer Award.
Dr. Feinberg is a fellow in the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She was the 2017 recipient of the American Association of Women Dentists Lucy Hobbs Taylor Award, its highest honor. Presently she sits on the Boards of the N.J. Donated Dental Service/Dental Lifeline Network and the Gillette Hayden Memorial Foundation of the AAWD. A graduate of New York University and the New York University College of Dentistry, Dr. Feinberg has maintained a private periodontal practice for over 30 years in Union County, New Jersey. She resides in Westfield, New Jersey with her husband, John, and has two daughters, Haley 30 and Rebecca 25.
Dr. Jennifer Hobson
Jennifer Flage Hobson is a European-trained physical therapist; she earned her degree in physical therapy with an emphasis on manual therapy at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, The Netherlands. She completed Hogeschool internships in Holland and Madrid, Spain, and then concluded with a clinical residency in Advanced Orthopedics in Chicago. Dr. Hobson earned a Manual Therapy Certification, Cranio-Facial (Rocabado) Certification, and Doctorate in Physical Therapy under the direction of the renowned New Zealand expert Dr. Stanley Paris at the University of St. Augustine, Florida. She received certification in Trigger Point Dry Needling, by the renowned Dr. Jan Dommerholt, through Myopain Seminars.
Dr. Hobson has been instrumental in introducing this technique to the state of Illinois. Fluent in the Spanish language, Dr. Hobson continues to train and teach in Santiago, Chile, with Dr. Mariano Rocabado, a leading Cranio-Facial, TMJ, Neck and Spine rehabilitation expert. She also teaches the Cranio-Facial Rocabado courses through the U of St. Augustine, one of only two instructors in USA.
Dr. Hobson trained with Joy Moeller, BS, RDH, and Sandra Coulson, MS, ST, ED,COM who are two leading instructors in the field of Myofunctional Therapy in the US. Dr. Hobson enhanced her knowledge of restoring not only the head, neck and jaw, but also the tongue and its functions related to proper development of the mouth, teeth, and throat. She is also training with Dr. Simon Wong and Dr. Sandra Kahn through the Gopex program.
Dr. Hobson is a certified educator of Buteyko Breathing method (the simple idea of breathing volume reduction) through the instruction of Patrick McKeown, one of the few practitioners accredited by Professor K. P. Buteyko. She is also working toward Dr. Lois Laynee’s Restorative Breathing Method certification.
From Burnout to Breakthrough, It Starts with You!
If life in dentistry is not how you imagined it would be; if you’ve lost that lovin’ feeling, you’re not alone. This course will give you practical tools to take you from burnout to breakthrough.
It will have you rethinking how you do life, how you do work, how you do YOU.
Dr. Josie Dovidio
Dr. Josie Dovidio is a 1997 graduate of Northwestern University Dental School. She went on to serve as Chief Dental Resident at the VA Medical Center in Southern California where she also spent 22 years in private practice. She made the difficult decision to sell her practice as prolonged stress coupled with the physical impact of practicing dentistry began to affect her everyday life. She now helps dental professionals “undo” what dentistry does to the body, mind, and soul through her Yoga for Dentists community. A gluten-free, yoga enthusiast, she shares self-care tips on the Yoga for Dentists Facebook Group and Instagram. She also hosts a podcast for women called Josieology which is available on all podcast platforms. Drop her a line at email@example.com.
Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness
In this presentation Dr. Tim Bono will review some of his favorite studies from his popular course on the Science of Happiness and outline simple research-based strategies we can all incorporate into our lives to become just a little happier everyday. In particular, we’ll dispel some of the myths around the pursuit of happiness, and delve into the behaviors and mindsets that are capable of bringing sustainable gains in our day-to-day well-being.
Dr. Tim Bono
Tim Bono is a Lecturer in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis where over the last decade, thousands of students have taken his courses on the Psychology of Young Adulthood and the Science of Happiness. He summarizes the research from those courses, along with how his students have put that information into practice in their own lives, in his recent book entitled, When Likes Aren’t Enough: A Crash Course in the Science of Happiness. His research and ideas also have been featured in a number of national media outlets including CNN, NBC News, and the Associated Press.
Dr. Pam Maragliano-Muniz
Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was a dental hygienist before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from UCLA School of Dentistry. She is a board certified prosthodontist, the Editorial Director for DentistryIQ.com.
In addition, she is a chief development officer for Cellerant Consulting Group, a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, maintains a private practice in Salem, MA. She is an international lecturer and is extensively published. Her passion for prevention has stayed with her throughout her career and in 2010, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was awarded the 2010 Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year by the American Dental Association.
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Level I + LEvel II Botox & Dermal Filler Course 2021
Mommy Dentists in Business is excited to present our third AAFE Botox and Dermal Filler Hands-on Courses! This event is for paid members, with room for only 10 doctors.