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The 2017 CSPD/WSPD Annual Meeting is an event you will not want to miss. The continuing education courses were specifically chosen to benefit all practitioners – from new graduates to seasoned veterans.

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HOTEL

This year’s Annual Meeting will be taking place at the beautiful Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa. Be sure to book a room before Monday, February 13, 2017 in order to receive a discounted room rate.

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This Year's Speakers!

Preliminary Agenda

Content is subject to change.
Day 1
Wed, 15 Mar
Day 2
Thu, 16 Mar
Day 3
Fri, 17 Mar
Day 4
Sat, 18 Mar
Day 5
Sun, 19 Mar

PALS Re-Certification at Dental School

Location: UNLV School of Dental Medicine 1001 Shadow Ln # 7410 Las Vegas, NV 89106, US When: Mar 15 2017, 12:30pm – 2:30 pm PDT REGISTER ONLINE for the Part Two of the PALS class. Part One of the PALS Re-certification is taken online. Part Two of this class consists of a short review and testing. You will receive your...
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Infection Control Class at Dental School

The course is accepted for Nevada and California Guidelines. When: Mar 15 2017, 3:00pm – 7:00pm PDT California from 3-5 pm. Nevada from 3-7 pm. (Nevada requires 4 CEUs for infection control, CA requires 2 CEUs) Where: UNLV School of Dental Medicine 1001 Shadow Ln # 7410 Las Vegas, NV 89106, US Sponsored by Nevada Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (NVAPD)

CSPD Board of Directors Orientation

Audience: All Directors, Officers & Guests

CSPD Board of Directors Meeting

Audience: CSPD Trustees, Officers & Guests

CSPD Foundation Board Meeting

Audience: CSPDF Trustees, Officers & Guests

CSPD and CSPD Foundation Lunch

Audience: Trustees, Officers & Guests

WSPD Hot Topics

Don’t Be Left at the Station: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) embedded dental plans and shifts in reimbursement and Delivery of Pediatric Dentistry Listen to the experts discuss how the ACA has affected our healthcare reimbursement and clinical practice as it continues to influence the approach to dental and medical treatment. Learn how the Triple Aim is affecting delivery of...
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WSPD Board of Trustees Meeting

Audience: WSPD Trustees, Officers & Guests

Vintage Las Vegas Welcome Reception

Step back into vintage Las Vegas at Thursday night’s Vintage Las Vegas Welcome Reception. Those remarkable days when performers like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. were on stage on the strip. Showgirls were lavish and the Sands Hotel marque listed a performance by the Rat Pack. Elvis Presley was shaking the ground under the music industry. The...
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CSPD Past Presidents Breakfast

Audience: Past Presidents of CSPD & Invited Guests

Continental Breakfast served in Exhibitor Showcase

Continental Breakfast is located in the same room as the commercial exhibits to increase interaction during breaks and free time. Sponsored by Smiles for Life Network

Exhibit Hall Open

This year promises to have some of our best and most loyal exhibitors. Members should plan to save your orders for this meeting.

Friday Morning Scientific Session

Infant Oral Health, Prevention and Motivational Interviewing and Silver Diamine Fluoride This lecture session will provide background on early childhood oral health trends and review rationale and evidence of collaborative care in the developing child. Alternative treatment options as opposed to immediate restorative treatment will be discussed. The presentations will discuss oral health inequities which calls for evaluations of medical...
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California Pediatric Dentistry Forum and CSPD Annual Business Meeting

This Annual Business Meeting allows the officers and chairpersons to report on the latest state and national pediatric dentistry policy-making developments and the membership to make comments and question their leadership. In addition, members will have the opportunity to vote on this year’s Slate of Officers and proposed bylaw changes. Members can also meet CSPD’s management company, Smith Moore and Associates...
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Taste of Las Vegas Luncheon

A Taste of Vegas: Self-Serve Buffet Style Luncheon for Networking and Mingling This year you should arrive promptly to experience the famous Las Vegas Self-Serve Buffet Style Luncheon. Be seated in time to hear our President, the AAPD President Elect and CDA President update our membership with latest state and national issues. After important announcements, our program directors will introduce...
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Friday Afternoon Scientific Session

Radiology and Advanced Diagnostic Tools Rectangular Collimation and Imaging Gently Advocating ALARA Course Summary: The three basic principles of radiation protection are justification, optimization and limitation (ALARA or As Low As Reasonably Achievable). This is the basis for all exposures to ionizing radiation. The Image Gently Campaign focuses on the reduction of the use of ionizing radiation in children. Dental...
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Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, PhD

CSPD Committee Meetings

This time is set aside for committees to meet face-to-face with their members. Chairpersons should contact their members if they are planning to meet.

Family Fun Gathering

This is a special time set aside for new families with young children to meet and mingle for the first time.

WOW! Happy Hour Rounds

Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries & Dental Office Staff Ticketed Event WOW: Words of Wisdom – join us for happy hour in tables of ten as you talk and learn from different professionals and companies that interest you. The session will include a presentation with a 15 minutes Q & A portion. Reiki Energetics for Your Patients, for...
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Viva Las Vegas Gala

Viva Las Vegas.  The year’s President Gala will offer attendees a unique experience as CSPD/WSPD brings the Las Vegas strip to you!  Bright lights, action, food, entertainment and more.  Stroll between food stations, toast with colleagues and experience today’s allure of the “City of Lights” Las Vegas! This year’s gala is certain to delight and entertain as it captures a...
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Fun Run

Meet with others who wish to get their morning exercise. Run/walk on your own.

Program Directors Breakfast Meeting

Breakfast is designed for Program Directors to meet and discuss topics of interest.

Continental Breakfast served in Exhibitor Showcase

Continental Breakfast is located in the same room as the commercial exhibits to increase interaction during breaks and free time. Sponsored by YAPI

Exhibit Hall Open

This year promises to have some of our best and most loyal exhibitors. Members should plan to save your orders for this meeting. Raffle prizes will be announced.

Saturday Morning Scientific Session

Changing Family Dynamics: The Role of Society and Parenting Styles Course Summary: In this presentation, we will discuss some of the historical events that have shaped society and subsequently, family structure. We will discuss how parenting styles can influence child behavior and draw from contemporary parenting systems to develop relevant models for communication with the contemporary child patient and his/her...
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Clarice Law, DMD, MS
David Rothman, DDS

WOW! Lunch Rounds

Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries & Dental Office Staff Ticketed Event WOW: Words of Wisdom – join us for lunch in tables of ten as you talk and learn from different professionals and companies that interest you. The session will include a presentation with a 15 minutes Q & A portion. Sponsored by yogg Avoiding Legal Landmines in...
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Saturday Afternoon Scientific Session

Advanced Strategies for the Care of Patients With Special Needs Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries &Dental Office Staff Course Summary: Care of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) is a core component of a Pediatric Dentist’s Skill-set. Dr. De Bord and Nelson will discuss treatment approaches for this population that are practical and patient-centered. In this session...
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Jessica De Bord, DDS, MSD, MA
Travis M. Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH

Poster Presentation Set-Up

Click HERE to submit your presentation. CSPeD Resident Poster Presentations will be displayed on Sunday, March 19th from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Saturday Mixer: Combined New Dentist & WBI Reception

Of interest to New Dentists, Residents, Guests and Potential Employers Spend time with your competition, colleagues and friends for the rest of your careers. Meet potential associates and employers. Sponsored by NuSmile

Alumni Receptions

Whether you graduated forty years ago or yesterday, you will always be an integral part of your graduate program. Stay connected to your alma mater by joining them at the upcoming Alumni  Receptions during the CSPD-WSPD Annual Session. The event is planned to give you the opportunity to reconnect with other alumni for networking, University updates and fun.

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by Worlds of Wow

CSPeD Talks: Individual Resident Poster Presentations

Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries & Dental Office Staff

CSPeD Talks: Resident Group Presentation

Presented by the Residents of Loma Linda, UCLA, UCSF & UNAM Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries & Dental Office Staff LLU Handout – pdf UCLA Handout – pdf

CSPeD Practice Management Talk

The Life and Times of a Dental Practice from a Legal Tax Perspective Audience: Dentists, Students & Residents, Dental Auxiliaries & Dental Office Staff Course Summary: During this session, the presenter will discuss legal and tax issues you should consider when forming or purchasing a dental practice, operating a dental practice and eventually selling a dental practice. The following points...
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Raj Tanden, JD

CSPD Board Post Meeting

CSPD Board Members are expected to attend

 

LOCATION

GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT AND SPA
2300 Paseo Verde Parkway

Henderson, NV 89052

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

 

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  Date   Event
1/27/2017 Speakers to provide Draft PPT Slides
2/13/2017 Room Rate Cut-Off, Make Reservations Now
2/13/2017 Last day to Sign up as a Sponsor
2/15/2017 Early Bird Registration Pricing Ends
2/15/2017 Notice of Bylaws Change to CSPD Members
2/20/2017 Last Day Sponsors and Exhibitors can Provide Logo and Advertisement
2/24/2017 Last Day for Speakers to Provide Final Presentations
2/28/2017 Last Day to Submit Poster Presentations
3/2/2017 Pre-Registration Ends
3/16/2017 CSPD/WSPD Annual Meeting Kick-Off
4/3/2017 2016 Annual Meeting Survey Available to Attendees