Please contact Jazz at jazz@novaoms.com for current continuing education offerings.

Upcoming Events

“Pharmacology DECLASSIFIED – Frequently Prescribed Medications and Clinical Dental Considerations”

Guest Speaker: Thomas Viola, R.Ph, C.C.P

Wednesday, October 2nd at 6pm
It was a pleasure having Tom Viola lecture for us last year that we’ve asked him to return again! We received such great feedback from our guests that we truly couldn’t think of anyone else to have for our last CE of 2019.

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Recent Events

“Happy Patients, Better Dentistry and More Profit”
Guest Speaker: Dr. Joseph Blaes
April 11th 2019, at 6 pm in Tysons Corner

3 CE Course Credit 

For our first continued education event of 2019, we had the pleasure of having Dr. Joe Blaes as our speaker. Dr. Blaes is passionate about teaching dentists all over the country to understand the patient’s wants before addressing their needs. Discovering the patient’s concerns at the start of the appointment helps to create the treatment plan with them rather than for them. The key is to develop a trusting relationship.

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“Pharmacology DECLASSIFIED – Management of Acute Dental Pain and Appropriate Prescribing Practices”
Guest Speaker: Thomas Viola, R.Ph, C.C.P
July 26, 2018, at 6 pm in Tysons Corner

3 CE Course Credit 

This program will provide an overview of effective dental pain management and identification of addiction. Special emphasis will also be given to appropriate practices of prescribing opioids and individualized patient care planning.
Our guest speaker, Tom Viola is the founder of “Pharmacology Declassified”, has over 30 years’ experience as a pharmacist, dental educator, and author. He has earned his reputation as the go-to specialist for delivering quality dental continuing education content through his informative, fun and engaging dental pharmacology presentations.

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“Improving Patient Safety: An Analysis of Dental Risks and Liabilities”
Guest Speaker: Michael R. Ragan, DMD, JD, LLM
November 15, 2017
This lecture course presented strategies to enhance quality care and patient safety by identifying potential malpractice issues and associated clinical risk management principles. Read more…

“Hands-On All-On-4 Workshop”
Guest Speaker: Donna Scott with Nobel Biocare and Ed Loyola with Vision Artist Dental Lab
September 27, 2017

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“Managing Anterior and Posterior Implants: A Pathway to Efficient and Predictable Esthetics”

Guest Speaker: Allen Schiff, CPA CFE
June 13, 2017
Our second CE event of the year, sponsored by Keystone at Landini Brothers in Alexandria, VA. We had the pleasure of having doctor Mariano Polack, DDS, MS as our speaker. Since then, Dr. Polack has been dedicated full-time to his restorative private practice in northern VA..read more

“Oral Pathology: Great Cases with New Faces”
Guest Speaker: John A. Svirsky
April 20, 2017
We had Dr. John Svirsky, cover the topic of oral pathology. Dr. John Svirsky is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia. He received his dental degree in 1973 from VCU and went on to complete a general practice residency…read more

“How to Become More Profitable”

Guest Speaker: Allen Schiff, CPA CFE

October 26, 2016

Every doctor is looking for easy ways to make their practice more profitable and prosperous, and Alan Schiff knows exactly how to do it. Allen Schiff is the Managing Member of Schiff & Associates, LLC. Allen has over 40 years of experience in the areas of dental practice management. Allen’s services include business planning to include obtaining financing, succession planning, exit strategies and long-range planning. Allen has assisted dentists with practice acquisitions, start-ups, operational analysis and associate contract analysis.

We were lucky enough to have him share his expertise at our quarterly continuing education event, and what a success! With over 50 doctors from our dental community, the discussion was as lively as it was interesting. Allen covered topics such as profitability by dental specialty, controlling overhead, retirement and investment planning, tax planning, marketing and more. Check out some of our photos below!

To find out more about our future events, please contact our marketing director, Jazz Ramirez, for more information: jazz@novaoms.com

Referring Doctors

Burke Office:

Northern Virginia Oral, Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery – Burke, VA
5206 Lyngate Ct
Burke, VA 22015
(703) 425-5010

Reston Office:

Northern Virginia Oral, Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery – Reston, VA
11490 Commerce Park Dr #100
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 736-1640

Alexandria Office:

Northern Virginia Oral, Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery – Alexandria, VA
2807 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 777-6501