The All About Associates Seminar – Riverside

August 10, 2018
Marriott Riverside at the Convention Center
3400 Market Street
Riverside, CA

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Over 20,000 people have attended these seminars!

Learn the keys a successful owner-doctor + associate-doctor relationship!

Adding an associate doctor can be the best or WORST thing you’ve ever done for your practice. Find out how to do it RIGHT!

Got questions about hiring or integrating an associate doctor?

  • “How should I pay them?”
  • “Where do I find a good associate doctor?”
  • “How do I integrate them?”
  • “Which procedures should they do?”
  • “How should I turn patients over to them smoothly?”

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!

Tuition: FREE

CE Credits: 4.5

**The doctor may bring up to two staff to the seminar. However, any staff members in attendance must be accompanied by the doctor/practice owner.**

MGE Management Experts Inc. is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state of provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 4/1/2018 to 3/31/2021. Provider ID# 305927. SUBJECT CODE 550. METHOD “L”

Seminar Agenda

Morning Program: 9:00am – 12:00pm

  • Timing: How to determine when to add an associate – adding one too early can be a financial hemorrhage,
    but waiting too long can cost you productivity and profit.
  • The Right Fit: Determining the scenario that will best fit your needs – are you looking for a partner, full-
    time associate, part-time, etc.?

Lunch Break: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Special Presentation: 12:00pm – 12:15pm (attendance optional)

  • Presentation by Dr. Winteregg about MGE & MGE services.
  • Hear from current MGE clients about the MGE Program.

Afternoon Program: 1:30pm – 4:00pm

  • Associate Compensation Plans: We’ll show you several and how to determine which one works best for you.
  • Finding An Associate: Seven ways to find potential prospects .
  • The Interview process: The four key points to help you see if they are an appropriate fit for your office.
  • Integrating Your New Associate: Getting them productive quickly, transitioning patients from doctor to
    associate, and quality control.
  • The Ongoing Relationship: How to crunch the numbers to ensure the relationship stays productive
    and profitable.


nerestant Client at MGE Management Experts “Shortly after becoming a client of MGE, I quickly expanded to the point of needing an associate to assist me with the increased production. MGE helped me choose which media to advertise in and what to include in the ad to attract the right candidates. With MGE’s guidance, finding a great associate took no time, and they also helped me lay out the business relationship. The vetting process was easy because I knew what to look for and what pitfalls to avoid. I have now had this associate for three years and it has been a mutually beneficial relationship.” — William Nerestant, DDS
MGE client, Dr. Abe Gershonowicz, opens a 10th dental office & keeps expanding despite economic hardships in his native Detroit “The training I received from MGE gave me an understanding of what it takes to bring on an associate. Not only how to make the owner/associate relationship profitable, but also how to effectively integrate an associate into the practice so they really become part of the team. The training also helped me to establish systems in my office to enhance my associates’ clinical knowledge as well as their patient relation skills. MGE training has been a vital component in our expansion – I now have 7 partners, 5 specialists and 20+ associates between my eight locations and the arrangement works beautifully.” — Abe Gershonowicz, DDS

Seminar Speakers

Neil Winteregg

Being the son a dentist and a having professional background in management, Neil possesses a unique insight into dental practice growth and management. After completing his management education, Neil joined MGE, one of the largest dental practice management training firms in the world, to work with his dad, Dr. Greg Winteregg. Since then, Neil has consulted or lectured to thousands of dentists and their teams on the subjects of case acceptance, PR and management. With business of dentistry in his DNA Neil knows how to help any dentist take their practice tothe next level!
Nathan Owens, DMD, MBA, FAGD

Raised on a dairy farm in Alabama, Dr. Owens truly was a small-town boy with big-time dreams, leading him to acquire a practice shortly after graduating dental school. Very quickly he discovered the stress that comes along with managing dental practices and realized he needed to learn more. He turned his focus to gaining all the management knowledge he could, while providing the highest possible quality of service for his patients. While operating this practice, he completed his MBA and enrolled in hours and hours of clinical CE to continue his education in esthetic dentistry, implants, orthodontics and more. Things really clicked into place when he came to MGE in 2015 to complete the entire management CE program. Now his office is efficient, organized and stress-free – and in just two years his small-town practice has nearly doubled from $1.3 million to $2.3 million and is expanding smoothly to multiple locations. And most importantly, he’s helping more patients with higher quality dentistry than ever before! He now lectures nationally and loves sharing his hard-won knowledge with his colleagues.


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