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Masters Alumni Continuum Curriculum (MAC) 2021

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


When: Friday-Sunday, October 8-10, 2021
Where: Marriott Irvine Spectrum, 7905 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA

Robert J. Miller DDS, FACD, DABOI
Anita York, Attorney
Greg Maravilla, MBA, CPA, CFP
Robert Jungman, DDS, FAGD
Matthew Milnes, DDS

Tuition: $1,200 for AGD members
CE: 24 —8 participation, 14 lecture

*Same venue and weekend of Pathway to Fellowship and MasterTrack 6


Friday, October 8, 2021
8:00am – 5:00pm

Robert J. Miller DDS, FACD, DABOI
Platelet-Rich Fibrin/Platelet-Rich Plasma Dental Course

Saturday, October 9, 2021
8:00 am – noon
Anita York, Attorney
Employment Law 102: Wage & Hour Rules & Pitfalls

1:00pm – 3:00pm
Greg Maravilla, MBA, CPA, CFP
How to Get What You Want: Define It and Work Backward

3:00pm – 5:00pm
Robert Jungman, DDS, FAGD
A Fee for Service Mindset; Employee Mentorship

Sunday, October 10, 2021
8:00am to 3:00pm
Matthew Milnes, DDS
How to Treatment Plan for Patients with Complex Health History and How to Avoid Complications

Friday, October 8, 2021

8 Participation CE
AGD subject code 690 (Implants)

Robert J. Miller DDS, FACD, DABOI
Platelet-Rich Fibrin/Platelet-Rich Plasma Dental Course

Indications and usage of PRP/PRF in grafting and implant dentistry. Hands-on course involving venipuncture/phlebotomy and use of the centrifuge.

  • Enhance your bone grafting results by using L-PRF (Leukocyte-and Platelet-Rich Fibrin).
  • Clinically, L-PRF is an outstanding material to work with as it is resilient, strong, supple, and
    pliable. It is also easy to manipulate, place and suture. When formed, it can be trimmed to
    proper size for placement into specific anatomical sites.
  • L-PRF is an ideal carrier for bone material. When incorporated into the fibrin clot, the
    particulate biomaterial is suspended in the fibrin matrix. This dramatically enhances the
    handling characteristics of the graft.
  • Periodontists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Prosthodontists and General Practitioners
    placing implants have all praised the clinical efficacy of L-PRF when used for the treatment of
    ridge defects, extraction sockets, sinus grafts and extraction/immediate implant placement.

Dr. Miller received his B.A. from New York University and M.A. from Hofstra University, both in biology. He graduated with honors from New York University College of Dentistry in 1981 where he received the International College of Dentists Award for clinical excellence and then completed his residency at Flushing Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Miller is a Fellow American College of Dentists, Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Diplomate International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Fellow Academy of Osseointegration, and is the acting Chairman of the Department of Oral Implantology at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic in Palm Beach, Florida. He is Director of The Center for Advanced Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry in Delray Beach, Florida, and Co-Director of the Pacific Institute for Advanced Dental Education.

Dr. Miller has a full-time practice dedicated to Implant Dentistry and revision surgery and has an active international lecture schedule as well as being engaged in biomaterial, laser, and implant research.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

8 Lecture CE
AGD subject code 550 (practice management)

Anita York, Attorney
Employment Law 102: Wage & Hour Rules & Pitfalls

There are many potential challenges and pitfalls that can catch an employer off guard in the dental
industry, especially in California. Although there are some common trends and customs when it
comes to employing dentists and staff, some of them may not be strictly legal. The rules for
employment change constantly and being updated on the most recent HR laws is important to
prevent liability in the form of lawsuits, fines, or disgruntled employees. The purpose of this course is to educate the employer dentist on current options, rules, and requirements for staff employment in the dental office.

  • Differentiate between independent contractors and employees
  • Understand exempt and non-exempt employee classifications and requirements
  • Choose pay structures (salary, hourly, commission & bonus) based on advantages & risks
  • Evaluate alternative work week schedule options and pitfalls
  • Navigate the legal hurdles of “Per Diem”, Production-Based pay, and overtime

Anita York is a partner at Scott & Whitehead. On behalf of employers, Ms. York has litigated issues in a variety of areas, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims. Her counseling practice includes advising employers on a broad range of employment-related matters, conducting management training programs and seminars, and preparing employee handbooks, policies, and agreements.

Ms. York earned her law degree from the University of Southern California where she was the Chief Production Editor for the Review of Law and Women Studies. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association Litigation Section, as well as its Labor and Employment Law Section, of which she is a past Chair. She is also a charter member of the Association of Workplace Investigators.


Greg Maravilla, MBA, CPA, CFP
How to Get What You Want: Define It and Work Backward

Despite sharing dentistry as a career, not all practicing dentists have the same goals in life. The best way to get to the outcome that you want is to start with the end in mind and work backwards to today’s actions. This course will discuss wealth-building, tackling debt vs. saving, and the best ways to reduce taxes. There will be lessons shared from the financially successful, based on Greg’s experience as a financial advisor who works with numerous wealthy clients. The purpose of this course is to prepare dentists and practice owners to create their roadmap to success (however they define it). It will include the power of good information on financial statements, current government COVID-relief programs, and upcoming tax proposals, and views on inflation and economic markets. There will also be some discussion about the pros & cons of large practices, multiple locations, and dental practice partnerships.

  • Define their long-term goals for success
  • Create a roadmap to help them get started today on working towards that plan
  • Gather important info and metrics from their practice
  • Decide if they should purchase a dental practice
  • Understand current and upcoming government programs, tax laws, and market trends
  • Gain insight into the DSO trend that is growing nationwide

Greg is a CFO Advisor for Practice CFO, which is a full-service financial firm, developing customized growth solutions for dental practice owners. He acts as a direct point of contact for clients and coordinates the assets of the firm to help deliver actionable financial advice and information to clients. Greg spent over 20 years in corporate accounting and finance for both publicly traded and privately held companies. Most recently he served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a national lending
company for 5 years. During his career, he has raised over $475MM in debt and equity capital, reported to Boards of Directors, ran full-cycle accounting departments, managed audits, led software conversions and upgrades, and constructed multi-year capital and operating budgets.


Robert Jungman, DDS, FAGD
A Fee for Service Mindset; Employee Mentorship

Offices have varying levels of focus on insurance participation and create different experiences for their patients. No matter how many patients an office sees per day or how much revenue is generated per procedure, there is one thing that all offices can focus on: Customer Experience. Improving this aspect of a practice can result in higher KPIs across the board, but ultimately, it can lead to more profit and happiness for everyone. Offices that can maintain a high level of relationships and influence with their patients can have the ability to increase revenues and profits by becoming out-of-network providers. Employees are the backbone of a successful practice. There is more to a happy staff than just paying them higher wages but creating a long-term employee family takes a thorough approach to office culture. As part of a doctors legacy, mentoring an associate dentist in the practice can increase revenues and provide flexibility as an owner approaches the later stages of their career.

  • Understand numerous and simple ways to improve Customer Service
  • Use relationships and convenience as a key to Case Acceptance
  • Differentiate their offices and stand out in a crowd like a "Purple cow"
  • Decide if they can or want to leave insurance networks as an unrestricted provider
  •  Foster relationships with staff in the office
  •  Hire associate dentists to work with them
  •  Empower Employees to be the best they can be

Dr. Robert Jungman is a partner and the Clinical Director of Citracado Dental Group in Escondido, CA.  He has been pursuing advanced dental education since his AEGD residency after dental school graduation from UCLA in 2012. He became a partner in the family practice in 2018, joining both of his dentist parents. He works with 4 other general dentists and 2 specialists in the practice, and has been the managing partner since 2019. Citracado Dental prides themselves in their 5-star customer reviews, personalized patient experience, and numerous long-term staff members that represent the family environment that they share with their patients.

Robert spends his free time browsing dental forums and enjoys almost every aspect of general dentistry. He was listed as one of AGD’s “Top 10 Dentists to watch” among those practicing for less than 10 years. Practice Management has become a second job for him, and he carefully led the office’s exit from the Delta Dental insurance network in 2020.




Sunday, October 10, 2021

6 lecture CE
AGD subject code 730 (Oral Medicine)

Matthew Milnes, DDS
How to Treatment Plan for Patients with Complex Health History and How to Avoid Complications

This course will focus on the dental management of medically complex patients. Patients present to our clinics with a vast array of medical conditions. Some of these conditions have little or no impact on our delivery of dental care. Others can have a profound impact. We will look at adapting the delivery of dental care to maximize safety for medically complex patients and achieve the best treatment outcomes. Specifically, we will focus on cardiac conditions, hypertension, diabetic complications, coagulation disorders, liver dysfunction, and kidney disease. We will also spend time discussion viral infections, including Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Human Papilloma Virus, and human-infecting strains of Coronavirus.

  • Identify the clinical signs and symptoms of medical conditions that affect the delivery of dental
  •  Understand the mechanisms of pathology that increase the risk for complications from the
    delivery of dental care.
  •  Understand the mechanism of action and dental implications for medications patients may take
    to treat medical conditions.
  •  Understand how to modify treatment planning, clinical procedures, and follow-up care for
    medically complex patients to maximize patient safety and the likelihood of good clinical

Dr. Matthew Milnes M.S., D.D.S. earned his Master’s degree in Biology from the University of the Pacific with a focus on immunology and cellular biology in 2000, followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2003 from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. Dr. Milnes has taught microbiology for the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry as an adjunct professor since 2006, with lectures focusing on virology, parasitology, and the treatment of complex bacterial infections. A career in private practice began after graduation in 2003 and continued through 2009, followed by work for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Dr. Milnes currently serves as a regional dental director for CDCR and continues to lecture at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in addition to providing continuing education lectures regularly throughout the year.



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Refund and cancellation policy: 

  • If you are NOT an AGD Member  and register as one, you’ll need to re-register as a Non-Member to get in to any California AGD courses. If your AGD Membership has expired you can renew here: https://www.agd.org/join-agd/online-application
  • Registrations are subject to a $50 non-refundable processing fee.
  • Cancellations made by email prior to 9/16/21 will receive a refund less the $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations made after 9/16/21 are completely non-refundable.
  • Transfer of a registration to another name will be considered by email request through 9/16/21.




October 8
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Marriott Irvine Spectrum
7905 Center Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618 United States


Terri Iwamoto-Wong
(877) 408-0738


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