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  • 17 Sep 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual/Zoom
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Practice Management Course – Friday, September 17, 2021

You Became a Dentist.  Now Become a Dental Business Leader.

Participate in a day of on-line sessions designed to share the expert knowledge and answer all your questions about the business of dentistry.

This engaging and educational day will give you valuable tips from experts while you interact with your colleagues.

Learn. Ask Questions. Network. Have Fun. 

Date:  Friday, September 17, 2021

Time: Multiple Sessions from 1:00 - 8:00 pm.

Join for a specific topic or stay for whole session - the choice is yours

Cost:: Free for HPDA members

$20 + hst for Non-HPDA Members

Each Participant will receive $25 Uber Eats gift card


1: 00 - 1:45pm: The Business of Dentistry - Dr. Ramez Salti
1:45 - 2:00 pm: Game Break - Name Scramble
2:00 - 2:45 pm:  Leadership - Dr. James Younger
2:45 - 3:00 pm: Virtual Hang-Out
3:00 - 3:30 pm: The top 5 mistakes that Dentists make in their marketing and how to avoid these pitfalls - Nathalia Porras
3:30 - 4:00 pm: Communication - Kanina Blanchard
4:00 - 4:30 pm: Break
4:30 - 5:00 pm: Panel - Tips from New Practice Owners - Dr. Terinder Chahal and Dr. Duri Hafiz
5:00 - 5:45 pm: Metrics and Practice Efficiency - Sandie Bailargeon
5:45 - 6:00 pm: Virtual Hang-Out
6:00 - 6:45 pm: Purchasing a Practice Panel - ROI & Kutner Law
6:45 - 7:00 pm: Game Break - Trivia
7:00 - 7:45 pm: Drop Debt and Save Money Panel - CDSPI & TMFD
7:45 - 8:00 pm: Coffee Time Tips


Dr. Ramez Salti HBSc, MBA, DDS, IV cert, FICOI

Dr. Salti has been in private practice in Ontario since 2007. Shortly after graduating, as valedictorian, from The University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry he became an associate in eastern Ontario communities. 

His passion about providing care to his patients in a customized and multi-disciplinary fashion remains a corner stone of his clinical approach. Every patient is different, and thus every patient deserves a customized appointment such that their unique dental and social needs are met. 

Dr. James Younger

Dr. James Younger is a practicing dentist of over 20 years (U of T ’99),and the Founder and CEO of TempStars – Canada’s largest and most-loved dental temping and hiring service. James also founded The Society of Dental Influencers, TempStars Academy, and is the host of the upcoming podcast, "Level Up Your Leadership". 

Nathalia Porras

Nathalia Porras is the founder & Director of NP Dental Marketing, a boutique marketing agency that specializes in social media marketing, website design & paid ads services exclusively for dentists. Since its inception in 2015, Nathalia's vision has been to help dentists in their quest to practice success and growth via online marketing strategies. She's helped numerous general dentists, specialists, and currently a national dental association achieve their business goals through customized online marketing strategies.

Kanina Blanchard, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ivey Business School

Kanina Blanchard has extensive experience working in international business, the public service, non- profit, and consulting. Having lived and worked on four continents she is recognized for her ability to adapt, lead teams and projects, and navigate complexities across various sectors, geographies, and cultures.

Dr. Terinder Chahal

Dr. Chahal is an active member of the RCDSO, American Academy of Periodontics, American Academy of Osseointegration, and the international team for implantology. She is also an executive board member and a chair of Gala committee for the HPDA and a clinical instructor in Periodontics at the University of Toronto. 

"Being a mother, wife, daughter over the last thirteen years, I have been blessed with four degrees, a successful and thriving practice and perhaps my biggest achievement of all; becoming a mother to my three children. Needless to say, it's been quite a journey and I am now ecstatic to be a part of “Successful Women in Dentistry”! "

Dr. Duri Hafiz

"I acquired my dental office at the end of March, 2019. Before starting my practice, I ensured that I was confident in both the clinical and the business sides of running a dental office.  When I felt ready to own my own practice, I preferred to build it from the ground up. Only a few months after I purchased my practice, the pandemic hit. When dental offices were not allowed to operate, I took the free time that I had as an opportunity to do more courses and to prepare for reopening. My approach to dentistry is patient centric and this guides my decision making in regards to my practice. "

Sandie Baillargeon 

Sandie Bailargeon is a leading authority on how to increase the effectiveness of dental business systems. She is the author of two textbooks, Dental Office Administration and The Canadian Dental Office Administrator, published by Nelson Canada. Sandie is the owner and operator of Dental Office Consulting Services, which specializes in dental business planning, staff development, consulting and continuing education seminars.

Chris Molloy, CFP

Chris is Senior VP of Advisory Services at TMFD Financial and has over twenty-five years of experience advising clients on tax, investment, and estate planning strategies to achieve their financial goals. He believes in helping clients make informed choices and takes great pride in developing comprehensive financial plans for dentists. Prior to joining TMFD Financial, Chris worked as a financial advisor with one of Canada’s largest life insurance companies. Chris joined Mike Lakhani’s team in 1996 and became an advisor with Assante Financial Management Ltd. in 2001. He is a co-author of the book “Secrets of the Wealthy Dentist”.

Thank you to all the speakers for the honorarium donation to the HPDA's Charity - Seva Food Bank!


Thank you to our Sponsors!



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President Dr. Michael Vrbensky
Vice PresidentDr. William Rodriguez
Past President Dr. Navreet Sidhu
Acting Treasurer Dr. Ihab Kodsi
Acting Secretary Dr. Terinder (Ruby) Chahal

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