Eric S. Studley, D.D.S.
Dr. Studley is the CEO of Eric S. Studley and Associates, Inc., a nationally based insurance brokerage company specializing in the insurance and financial needs of dentists (www.drericstudley.com). Since 2001, Dr. Studley has consistently been the #1 disability producer in the United States with Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America. He has earned numerous awards annually based on his extraordinary sales and persistence record. Dr. Studley is a general practice director and clinical associate professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, where he is also the director of practice management and ergonomics. Dr. Studley has lectured throughout the country on the subjects of insurance planning, risk and practice management, ergonomics, ethics and case acceptance, and distinguishes himself for his industry knowledge and outstanding ethical standards. Dr. Studley delivers presentations for the American Dental Association’s practice management program for dental schools throughout the country. He is a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and NYU Dental’s Omega chapter of O.K.U., a national dental honor society. Dr. Studley received Student Council Appreciation awards at New York University College of Dentistry in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010. In 2009, Dr. Studley was a contributing author of a practice management textbook for new dentists entitled “Dental Practice – Get in The Game.” Last but not least, Dr. Studley is a co-founder of Doccupations!
Ivy D. Peltz, D.D.S., M.S.Ed., Ph.D.
Dr. Peltz is a general practice director and clinical associate professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care. She is a fellow in the New York University College of Dentistry’s Academy of Distinguished Educators, and is an executive board member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU), Omega Chapter. She is a past president of the New York University College of Dentistry Alumni Association. Dr. Peltz received a Masters in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College, The City of New York School of Public Affairs in 2005, followed by a PhD in 2012 in Higher Education from the Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology program in Higher and Post secondary Education, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, where her dissertation was nominated for Outstanding Dissertation. Dr. Peltz has presented at annual meetings of the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE). Dr. Peltz has a private practice in New York City (www.ivypeltzdds.com). She is a fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine, The Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists. She has achieved Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry. She is a past president of the New York Academy of Oral Rehabilitation. Last but not least, Dr. Peltz is a co-founder of Doccupations!
Dr. Daniel Rubinshtein
Dr. Daniel Rubinshtein is a cosmetic and restorative dentist based in New York City. He finished his general practice residency at Yale University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Rubinshtein also became a fellow in 2015 of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics. Having grown up with two parents who are dentists, he spent a big portion of his life helping his parent's practice grow via different marketing tools and implementing a special type of consumer service experience. Dr. Rubinshtein has been featured in TheVerge.com as an innovator in the healthcare industry and someone who thinks outside the box when it comes to branding himself.
JobCoachAmy/ Amy Feind Reeves
Amy Feind Reeves is the Founder and CEO of JobCoachAmy, where she leverages her experience of over 25 years as a hiring manager to help new and experienced professionals find careers that make them happy. Her corporate practice focuses on managing millennials and making performance reviews meaningful. Amy has enjoyed successful careers as a commercial banker, global management consultant, entrepreneur, corporate executive, and non-profit executive. She graduated cum laude from Wellesley College and earned an MBA at the Tuck School of Dartmouth College. Her work has been published on Business Insider, Quick and Dirty Tips and Job-Hunt.
Dr. Steven Katz
Dr. Katz’s practice was destroyed by a series of life tragedies 15 years ago. He systematically rebuilt it into a multi-million-dollar practice with an emphasis on relationships and customized care. Dr. Katz is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. He has been the Team Dentist for the New York Jets Football Team and a Dental Consultant to Channel 5 Fox News in New York. He was the owner of Smiles On Broadway Dental Care in Malverne, NY for 32 years and he was the founder of Smile Potential Dental Practice Coaching. He is an award-winning speaker, author and Practice Coach. He can be contacted by phone at 516-599-0214 or by email at email@example.com. Be sure to contact Dr. Katz for the scripts to help overcome objections, as discussed in this article. For more information about growing your practice, look at his website at www.smilepotential.com.
Dr. Eric Ploumis
Dr. Eric Ploumis is an attorney, an orthodontist, and an associate clinical professor of orthodontics at New York University. He maintains a private practice in law and in orthodontics in New York City. He limits his legal practice to business and transactional issues related to the practice of dentistry including practice transitions, partnership and employment agreements, office leases, and the defense of allegations of professional misconduct. Dr. Ploumis can be reached at www.DentalPracticeLawyers.com.
Maeve Daly is a fourth year dental student at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine in Portland, ME. She is originally from Ann Arbor, MI and received a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan. In her spare time, Maeve enjoys reading, baking, and watching football - Go Blue!
David Wolle is the Chief Operating Officer of KOS SERVICES LLC, the Chicago based management company responsible for the administrative functions of Dental Dreams LLC. The KOS team manages HR, recruiting, accounting and marketing for 70 offices across 10 states and DC. Originally from Toronto, Canada, David completed his BA and MBA at the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto and has been working in dental practice management since moving to the US in 2004. He currently lives in the suburbs outside Chicago with his wife Jacqueline and three kids, Henry, Sophie and Isabel.
Roger Smith is a seasoned recruiting professional with experience in Food Manufacturing, Civil Engineering and Healthcare industries. He has worked closely with many Fortune 500 companies on talent acquisition initiatives; assisting them in identifying/evaluating talent, contract negotiations and the successful hiring of senior management & executive level talent. He has held leadership positions within 2 of the largest Dental Support Organizations in the country and is currently a Talent Acquisition Team Leader for Aspen Dental Management, Inc.
Parul Taneja, BDS, DMD, MS
Dr. Parul Taneja is an orthodontist who has been in private practice in the Greater Boston Area for the last fifteen years. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and graduate degree in orthodontics is from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. A protégé of Dr. Nanda, a legendary figure in the field of orthodontics, she also received a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology at the University of Oklahoma. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Tufts University School of Dental Sciences, and guest lectures at the pre-doctoral orthodontic program at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She has several publications in peer review journals, and has also contributed the chapter on inter-disciplinary care in the textbook Orthodontics - Diagnosis and Management of Malocclusion and Dentofacial Deformities published by Elsevier. In 2010, the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), awarded her with the Ten under Ten Award. The award honors dentists who, within the first ten years of practice, have made significant contributions in the field of dentistry. She is an advisor to NCase – the first orthodontic company that manufactures smart cases that track, and improve compliance with appliances like orthodontic aligners and retainers. Her other passions include writing, running, swimming and dancing the Argentine tango. www.GreaterBostonOrtho.com
Dr. JoyAh Brooks
JoyAh Brooks is a 4th year dental student at New York University College of Dentistry. She is originally from Amelia County, Virginia. After completing her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Southern Indiana, she joined the 2012 Bay Area Corps with Teach For America. During her time in teaching in Oakland, California she taught 8th Grade Math and Science. After completing her commitment to Teach For America, JoyAh worked as a Dental Assistant and Patient Care Coordinator for Western Dental in their San Francisco and Hayward offices. JoyAh now lives in Manhattan and enjoys seeing the city with her husband, Gary.
Cindi A. Roloson, R. D. H.
Cindi is a veteran in the dental profession and is currently a clinical team leader and coach. She has authored and implemented training protocols, developed performance improvement plans for clinical teams and successfully demonstrated strategic leadership in areas of personnel management to grow dental practices. Cindi is a board member with American Institute and routinely mentors dental assistant classes at Central Career School. Passionate about hiring, training and retaining rock stars for your dental team, she can be reached at www.cindiroloson.com