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Featured Speakers | SmileCon

Open your mind to new ideas

SmileCon featured speakers will present mind-expanding ideas that will transform your outlook on critical matters from different facets of dentistry, healthcare, and the world around us. These are just a few of the engaging voices you will hear at SmileCon—visit the Course Planner for the complete listing of speakers.

Full Speaker Lineup

Brooke M.O. Fukuoka, DMD, FSCD

Dr. Brooke’s course contains simulations that leave learners with a newly formed empathy for patients’ struggles in the dental office. Sit in the “Splash Zone” for a highly interactive experience.

Mitchell Goodis, DDS

Dr. Goodis will lead a presentation about the challenges facing dentists when treating former or current methamphetamine patients. Panel participants include a former meth addict and a Child Protective Services therapist.

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Daniel Kraft, MD

With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research, and healthcare innovation, Dr. Kraft will discuss his predictions on The Future of Healthcare. He is often called upon to speak to the future of health, medicine, and technology and has given 5 TED and TEDMED Talks. More information on this course will be shared soon.

Anne L. Koch, DMD

Dr. Koch will share her unique perspective as she discusses her own gender transition, the understanding that every individual’s transition is different, and what happens when a colleague transitions their gender.

Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS

Minimal invasive dentistry expert Dr. Ruiz will present a fast-paced course that covers techniques for composite rehabilitations, partial coverage porcelain restorations, occlusal and esthetic considerations with a supra-gingival minimally invasive goal.


Pre-registration is not required for Presentations

Presentations are first-come, first-served for Smile Pass and Platinum Smile Pass holders; your badge will be scanned at the classroom door. To view complete course schedules and descriptions, visit the Course Planner to plan your schedule. Log into the Course Planner and “Favorite” the courses that interest you.

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