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Perio Hygiene 2002
"Annual Review and Profitability Conference"

7-Night Greek Isles Cruise
Oct. 27 - Nov. 3, 2002

This conference has already sailed, but that doesn't mean you have to miss the boat! Click here to see our complete schedule of upcoming programs.

Continuing Dental Education
Cruise Conference
on the Costa Atlantica

Continuing Education Program for Dentists
Courses Conducted in Lecture Format
15 Hours - Course Fee $459
Aux. Personnel - $299

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Target Audience
Dentists
Program Purpose / Objectives

Agenda:

I. Perio Programs in G.P. Practice
* Commercial Soft Tissue Management Programs
* Comprehensive Perio/Hygiene Therapy
* Diagnostics, Therapeutic End-Points
* Clinical Excellence - Re-Evaluation, Antimicrobials, Maintenance,
Referrals
* Co-Discovery, Co-Diagnosis, Co-Therapy - Case Presentation for
Tax Acceptance and $
* New Technologies, Tests, Pharmacotherapy
II. Research Updates - World Workshop, Amer. Academy of
Periodontology Conventions

* Evidence-Based Diagnostics & Therapy
* The Host: Immuno-Inflammatory Modulation Therapy
* The Bacterial Challenges - Monitors
* Risk Factors - Genetic Predisposition, Diabetes, Tobacco,
Medications, Bacteria
* Perio Disease & Systemic Diseases - Stroke, Cardiovascular
Disease, Low Birth Weight
* Active Progression - What? Where? When?
III. Hygiene Department Systems for Profit
* Recall Effectiveness Formula - Have >85%
* Reduce Cancellations/Failures - Stop Losing $
* Scheduling - Block Booking for Production & Profits,
$1,000/day, >$100-$200 per hour in Hygiene
* Hygiene Auxiliary Utilization - When and How
IV. “Dollars & Sense” of Perio/Hygiene
* Increasing Hygiene Net, Fees = Cost + Profit
* Target Hygiene Production>30% Yearly Gross
* Insurance Codes - Play the game to win
* Financial Arrangements - Making it easy for the Patient to pay
and the office to collect
* Budgeting - Increase Net Cash Flow
V. The Hygiene Profit Center
* Teeth Whitening - Patients Want it! Gain Acceptance at Recall
* Long-Term Restorative & Cosmetic Treatment from Continuing
Care Patients
* Perio Therapeutic Procedures
* Halitosis, Tobacco Cessation, Sealants, Fluoride Tx.

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Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.
Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Faculty
A. Steven Gutter, DDS, MBA, a clinical instructor on staff at the University of Miami, Florida, Medical School Oral Surgery and General Practice Dental Residency Program. He has also completed his MBA specializing in Health Care Administration from the University of Miami's Graduate School of Business

Dr. Gutter is an ADA CERP-recognized provider of continuing education. Dr. Gutter is a co-sponsor of this continuing education program. He is responsible for adherence with the CERP program recognition standards and procedures policy of the ADA continuing education recognition progam.
Accreditation

Dental Accreditation
"This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of Dr. Steven Gutter, MBA and Associates and Continuing Education, Inc. Steven Gutter, MBA and Associates is approved for awarding FAGD/MAGD credit."

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Cruise Itinerary

Itinerary and Ports of Call

Day  Port  Arrive  Depart
0 Venice, Italy   6:00pm
1 Bari, Italy 11:00 am 2:00 pm
2 Katakolon, Greece 6:30am 2:00pm
Volos, Greece 8:00am  7:00pm
4 Athens, Greece 8:00am  6:00pm
Corfu, Greece 1:00 pm 7:00 pm
Dubrovnik, Croatia 8:00am  2:00pm
Venice, Italy 10:00am  

Ports of Call
Bari, Italy - Fairy-tale houses that look like chanterelle mushrooms. Alberobello's little round houses with the cone-topped roofs are called trulli -- and they are truly unique. Their origins are ancient -- some date from 3000 B.C. And they are only found here.
Corfu, Greece - Corfu greets you with sunny beaches, miles of cypress groves and the opulent villas of 19th century European royalty.
Dubrovnik, Croatia - This ancient city is set on a peninsula and surrounded by a 1,000 year old protective wall. Said to be one of the prettiest spots in the world, visitng it's old-city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is like stepping back in time. Or into another world, Dubrovnik is the principal filming location for King's Landing from the blovkbuster book (and television series) "Game of Thrones."
Katakolon, Greece - Explore the site of the very first Olympic Games! Ancient Olympia is a short drive from Katakolon to see where the sacred flame is still lit every Olympic year. Wonder at the ruins of the awesome Temple of Zeus.
Venice, Italy - Venice is possibly the most romantic place you'll ever visit. It seems almost redundant to describe the charms of Venice. The cafes of St. Mark's Square, Palazzo-lined canals plied by gondolas, the elegant Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore: Venice is one impossibly beautiful sight after next. A great collection of Renaissance era art is housed at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Or, if you prefer modern art, Venice is home to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. And, if you want to enjoy a truly special meal while here, visit one of the excellent restaurants of the Associazione dei Ristoranti della Buona Accoglienza.

Still not sure how you'll entertain yourself? Here's the New York Times' take on how to get the most out of your time in Venice (published June 12, 2014) 36 Hours in Venice Port tips from our blog
Volos, Greece - Volos is gateway to Thessaly and one of the most bizarre sights you will ever see. The meteora rise in giant spiky, pillars from the plain. Amazingly, the rocky crags are populated by a monastic order who make their homes in caves in the cliffs.

Our staff can assist you with all your travel arrangements.

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the CEI meeting group through Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea® at 800-422-0711 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Cruise Pricing

Prices below are for the full cruise including meals and evening entertainment

Questions? Call us at 800-422-0711.
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.

TravelSafe.comPlease visit TravelSafe.com for travel insurance information.

Cruise Line cancellation policies are strictly enforced. For that reason, we urge all of our travelers to carefully consider whether travel insurance is a good value for them.

Certainly, if you have reason to think that "something might come up" that might force you to cancel, travel insurance is worth the cost of the premium. Examples we've seen in the past include ill or frail family members and changes in employment causing relocation.

If travel insurance is the right choice for you, we recommend TravelSafe. To visit their site and explore your options click here or on the link above; this link allows you to price out the insurance plan you prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer. The cruise lines also offer travel insurance and we'd be happy to help you go that route if you'd prefer.

What Our Travel Insurance Can Cover:

  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption
  • Baggage/Personal Effects Loss & Dealy
  • Missed Connection
  • Medical Expense/Emergency Evacuation
  • Non-Medical Emergency Evacuation
  • Accidental Death
  • On-Call 24 Hour Assistance Services
  • Some plans even include cancel for any reason