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2. The Wallflowers at FNDC2008FNDC2008 is proud to present The Wallflowers in concert on Friday evening,June 13. This Grammy award winning group is best known as part of the mid-90s revival of roots-rock and for its son of a legend front man, Jakob Dylan.Although a true lyricist like his father; his band, the Wallflowers, is more musical-ly influenced by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, who they opened for on tour. When: Friday, June 13; 8:30 pm Known for the multi-platinum release, Bringing Down the House with singles Where: Gaylord Palms Resort6th Avenue Heartache, One Headlight and The Difference the group wonand Convention Center Grammys for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Groupin 1998. They followed with the release Red Letter Days in 2002 and most Tickets: $25 in advance;recently with Rebel, Sweetheart in 2005.$30 at the door 3. Welcome Letter from fNDC2008 Program ChairLetter from the geNeraL ChairPerSoN It is with great pleasure that I invite you to As General Chairman of the Committeejoin us at the 2008 Florida National Dentalon FNDC, I am excited to tell you aboutConvention, the official meeting of the FloridaFNDC2008. The committee has endeavoredDental Association. With the theme, Dentistryfor more than three years to bring you thisfor the Mind, Body and Soul, this years exciting array of educational opportunities onmeeting has continues its new direction in the cutting edge of dentistry. Each year weboth format and continuing education.diligently search for the best and brightest In speaking with colleagues all across the U.S. regarding speakers, educators, and entertainers in order to stimulate your continuing education meetings, a constant theme continued tothirst for dental knowledge. emerge. Both dentists and staff preferred taking time out of theThis years program chairperson, Dr. Beatriz Terry, has office for relaxation and personal growth rather than registering developed a unique program that will fulfill every aspect of not for another dental lecture. For that reason, we decided toonly dentistry, but also personal enrichment and growth. Her slate offer courses for personal growth and enrichment along with our of lecture programs is not only second to none, but also offers over usual superior course offerings in clinical education.30 hands on workshops to give you the necessary skills that can This years meeting offers numerous presentations gearedbe taken back and used immediately in your office. You and your towards the body and soul. These include courses on nutrition,staff will find multiple opportunities to enhance all aspects of your general health issues, oral health issues, and personal well-being. practice. In addition, we have added numerous workshops. Dentists are This years Friday night concert will be our best ever! Our seeking more hands-on training and I think you will find severalheadline group this year is the Wallflowers with lead singer, Jakob courses that will pique your interest. New this year, is a panelDylan. They performed at the Sports Illustrated and Yahoo! annual discussion on how to participate a dental missions trip. This meetings and received rave reviews. You can hear some of their format will allow anyone interested in missions work to learn the music at Get your tickets--this is basics. going to be a great evening of fun. As always, the FNDC committee continues to work hard to We have an enormous group of exhibitors and vendors who provide you with dynamic and innovative educational opportunities.come to our meeting to show you all the latest in technology and Please join us in Orlando in June.materials for your practice. It is a one stop shopping experience for all that dentistry has to offer. Plan on visiting the exhibition hall while at FNDC2008 and I know you wont be disappointed. Beatriz e. terry, DDS, mS Please join me at the beautiful Gaylord Palms Hotel and fNDC 2008Program ChairmaN Convention Center in Orlando this June and enjoy the great meeting and all the excitement the FNDC2008 has to offer!NeiL torgerSoN, DmD geNeraL Chair Committee oN the fLoriDa NatioNaL DeNtaL 3 4. golftreat yourself to an unforgettablemorning of golf and camaraderie atthe classic hawks Landing golf Club atthe marriott World Center resort. ThisPGA Championship course is consideredchallenging for all levels of play. Thetournament is an 18-hole four-man scramble,flighted by handicap. Entries are open to allFDA members, families, staff and exhibitors.The per-person entry fee includes golf cart,range balls and continental breakfast.Transportation is provided for all golfers (andtheir clubs) and will depart Gaylord Palms athawks Landing golf Club at the 7:00 a.m. on Saturday. Hawks Landing at themarriott World Center resort Marriott World Center Resort is a shortBus Leaves at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday5 minute drive from Gaylord Palms.C a N yo N r a N Ch S Pa During your stay at the fabulous Gaylord Palms Resortand Convention Center at the 2008 Florida National DentalConvention, you are encouraged to visit the prestigious CanyonRanch SpaClub at Gaylord Palms. The spa, salon, and wellnessand fitness center offer the most extensive menu of world-classtreatments and services in Orlando. Escape from the FDAs annualmeeting to this true haven of health and tranquility. Canyon RanchSpaClub is distinguished from other spas by its signature emphasison the Mind, Body and Spirit, and its commitment to a uniquebrand of personalized service. Among the most respected companies in the industry, theinternationally famous Canyon Ranch is considered the goldstandard of destination spas, known for its unique approach tohealthy living education and awareness. Therapists and other gaylord Palms orlando resortCanyon Ranch staff professionals undergo a training programhotels & Convention Centerunsurpassed by other spa companies. FNDC attendees and guests6000 W. Osceola Parkwaynow are afforded the opportunity to experience the best. Orlando, Florida 34746 For hotel information and reservations contact the hotelPhone: 407.586.0000directly or click on the link for hotel reservation on the Florida Fax: 407.586.1999Dental Association web site at fNDC2008 5. SPeaKer BioS fNDC2008 Speakersfred abelesDennis Brave, DDS mary Costello, CDaDDS Dental degree, Emory Dental degree, BaltimoreBS in Health Administration,University Dental School;College of Dental Surgery,Governors State University;clinical instructor, regionalUniversity of Maryland; Manager of Continuingdirector, LVI; private practice. certificate in endodontics, Education and ProfessionalPage 8 University of Pennsylvania; Relations- Hygienic Products co-founder, Real World Endo;for Coltene/Whaledent, Inc. private practice. Page 12, 16 Page 14, 16 Judy Bendit rDhSteve Butlermichael Cox, CfPDental hygiene certificate,Certified Sommelier,Financial planning programUniversity of Pennsylvania;International Court of Master certification, University ofBS in education, New YorkSommeliers; Certified SpecialistSouth Florida; Associate ViceUniversity; guest lecturer of Wine, International SocietyPresident, Financial Advisor,and advisory board member, of Wine, Educators; wineCertified Financial Planner,Harcum College.instructor, writer and specialist,Morgan StanleyPage 9, 12 Tims Wine Market, Orlando. Page 8, 11, 14 Page 9, 12marvin h. Berman, DDSDarrell W. Cain, CPaSam Dorn,Dental degree, University of BBA and MPA, Baylor DDS, faCD, fiCDIllinois College of Dentistry; co- University; President of Cain,Dental degree, Fairleighauthor, Essentials of Modern Watters & Associates. Dickinson University SchoolDental Practice; private Page 10 of Dentistry; endodontics, NassauPage 10County Medical Center; diplomat, American Board of Endodontics. Page 11, 17 William Blatchford, DDSDavid Carroll angela fischetti Photo notDental degree, Loyolaavailable Dental benefits consultant; Yoga instructor, older adultDental School; writer, Dentalbachelors degree, University of fitness instuctor, Miami-Beach;Economics. Florida.Certification, older adult fitnessPage 14Page 15 and hatha yoga. Page 10, 12, 17gabor Bodnar, DDSCathi Christie, James f. fondriest, DDSDental degree, Fairleigh PhD, rD, LD/N, faDa BS, University of Michigan;Dickinson University; vice chair,Doctorate in nutrition anddoctorate of Dental Science,Florida Dental Association food science, Florida State University of Illinois.Council on Dental Care and University; Director of Page 11Health; chair, task groupNutrition Programs, Universityon dental benefits, privateof North Florida; past presidentpractice.of Florida Dietetic Association;Page 15author. Page 8Nate Booth, DDS, mSJames r. ClarkDavid gates, DDSDental degree, masters degreeStaff, University of Washington Dental degree, Marquettein counseling, UniversityDental PhotographyUniversity Dental School;of Nebraska; professionaldepartment; lectures nationally private practice.speaker, author. and internationally; author.Page 8, 12, 17Page 10Page 8, 5 6. SPeaKer BioShenry a. gremillion,Bob macdonald edwin t. Parks, DDS, mSDDS, magD Bachelors degree, University Dental degree, University ofDental degree, Louisiana Stateof Tennessee; masters degreeKentucky; professor, IndianaUniversity; associate professor in health administration, University School of Dentistry.of orthodontics, director,University of Cincinnati; Page 13Parker E. Mahan Facial Pain Director of Dental CareCenter, University of Florida and Health, board member,College of Dentistry. Consumer Directed BenefitsPage 8Association. Page 15 Kenneth m. hargreaves,Joseph J. massad, DDS Joseph C. Piscatel