Event Detail

Pre-Registration is Closed

Onsite Registration Fees:

Three Day Registration Fees:

$995  AADC Members                 

$1395  Non-Members

$150 Spouse/Guests
(not in dental industry)      

Registration fees include daily breakfast, Welcome Reception, Thurs. & Fri. lunch and access to all CE presentations and exhibits. 

Your 3 day registration fee entitles you to earn up to 14.5 CEUs for full attendance of seminars.                   

Meeting badges and materials may be picked up at the Workshop registration desk at the Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa.

Meeting Brochure Only Available Online

AADC is going green. Brochure will not be mailed - you can download and print the brochure by clicking here.


Friday, March 29, 2024 - Early Registration Ends. (Registration Prices increase by $50)

Monday, April 22, 2024 - Hotel room reservation deadline.

Monday, April 22. 2024 - Pre-registration closes.

Book Your Hotel Room (Room Block is Closed)

The Hyatt Coconut Point Resort and Spa, 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs, Florida is ranked 8th among Florida’s resorts by Conde Nast, is a tropical resort hotel in Bonita Springs near the beautiful beaches and attractions of Naples, Florida. Conveniently located less than 14 miles or about a 20-minute drive from RSW International Airport, located in Fort Myers, Florida.

Take advantage of the specially negotiated room rate of $264/night plus taxes(Resort fee included in the room rate has been reduced for AADC quests)

For Reservations: Click here: Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa or call 877-803-7534   Use Booking ID: AADC Spring Workshop

Hotel Reservation Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2024

AADC is entitled to disclose guest information to the hotel and to receive information from the hotel as necessary in connection with guests’ stay at the hotel.

Schedule of Events
Please note times listed below are preliminary and subject to change.
Click on titles for more information


7:30 am -   1:00 pm

Dr. Larry Browning Memorial Golf Outing - $65/person
Join your colleagues for FUN Tee Times!

1:00 pm -   3:00 pm

Certified Dental Consultant Examination

3:00 pm -   4:00 pm

4:30 pm -   5:30 pm

AADC Board of Directors Meeting (Board Members Only)

6:00 pm -  7:00 pm

New Member Reception (Invitation Only)
Supported in part by Overjet


7:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Exhibits Open 

7:00 am -   8:15 am


8:15 am -   8:30 am

Welcome Remarks....Jonathan Rich, DMD, CDC & Randi Tillman, DMD, CDC

8:30 am -  9:30 am

10:30 am-11:00 am


12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Or Register for a Lunch & Learn (limited seating)
Lunch & Learns are sponsored and presented by Sponsors of the AADC Workshop where attendees can enjoy a more intimate setting to learn about particular products and how to incorporate into their current workflows.

1:00 pm -2:30 pm

Claims Review: Session I
Marc Zweig, DMD, CDC

3:30 pm - 4:00pm


6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Dinner on your own

President's Welcome Reception
Supported in part by Fluent


7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibits Open 

7:00 am - 8:15 am


8:15 am - 8:30 am


8:30 am - 10:00 am

How to Stop a Coccus ... Brian B. Nový, DDS
Supported in part by GC America

10:00 am -10:30 am


11:45 pm - 1:00 pm

Or Register for a Lunch & Learn (limited seating)
Lunch & Learns are sponsored and presented by Sponsors of the AADC Workshop where attendees can enjoy a more intimate setting to learn about particular products and how to incorporate into their current workflows.

2:00 pm -  3:00 pm  

AADC Annual Business Meeting / Elections / CDC Ceremony

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm


3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Claims Review Session II
Clay Pesillo, DMD, CDC

Dinner on Your Own 



7:00 am -  12:00 pm

Exhibits Open

7:30 am -   8:30 am


10:00 am -11:30 am

Claims Review Session III
Cheryl Lerner, DMD & Joe Lucchesi, DMD

Lunch on your own




Dr. Larry Browning Memorial Golf Outing
Wednesday, May 15

Join your colleagues for FUN Tee Times!  You do not need to be a Pro to golf with us!
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club
Cost: $65/person  (Golf clubs are available to rent)
Lunch on your own at The Pub


Enjoy Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive contests at the beautiful Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club. The club features 27-holes of Championship Golf in three different 18-hole combinations where golfers can experience the North and South course designed by Gordon Lewis, or the East course designed by Bruce Howard. Tropical palms, mature oak trees, and diverse water features define the landscape of a course that embodies the natural beauty of Bonita Springs. Play ranges from 4,800 to 6,800 yards from multiple tee locations.                              

Continuing Education (CE) Units

CE attendance forms will be in each individual registrant’s packet on-site. The 2024 Workshop offers up to 15+ Continuing Education Units. Seminar registrants receive one CE credit for each clock hour attended. It is the responsibility of the attendee to submit continuing education documentation to their respective state for verification. The American Association of Dental Consultants is an American Dental Association (ADA) CERP recognized Provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual sources or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Association of Dental Consultants designates this activity for continuing education credits. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.


All refund requests must be in writing. Full refund, less a $50 per person administrative fee, will be issued for cancellations received on or before Friday, April 12 and a 50% refund, less the administrative fee, if received Saturday, April 13 through Saturday, April 20, 2024. No refunds will be made for cancellations received thereafter. Refunds are processed within 30 days after the meeting.


The annual American Association of Dental Consultants Spring Workshop is an educational endeavor to provide attendees with scientific information as well as expert opinion on various issues facing both dentistry and the dental benefits industry. The American Association of Dental Consultants makes every effort to present high caliber clinicians and non-clinical experts. The presentations of the instructors do not imply endorsement of any product, technique or service. All participants are cautioned about the risks of using new techniques especially in courses that have not provided supervised clinical experience. All presentations are in lecture format and, unless otherwise noted, represent the opinion of the speakers and not the opinion or position of the AADC, its members, companies represented by its members, Directors, or Executive Director. All presentations are for educational purposes only and are not intended to direct or influence dental benefit claims payments or to be considered legal advice.

Resort Activities
Stillwater Spa
AADC guests receive a 10% discount

Located on the first level of the resort, Stillwater Spa provides an oasis of tranquility. Guests have access to the fully-equipped fitness center. Book a massage, facial or body treatment to ease the stress of traveling and restore calm and focus.

Saltleaft Golf Preserve
AADC guests receive a 10% discount
Saltleaf is the first Audubon Certified golf course in the USA, with a design that's respectful to the environment. You'll experience the beauty of nature and tournament quality course conditions that give every player an exemplary golfing experience. This course is located adjacent to the resort.

Big Hickory Island
Take a 15 minute complimentary boat ride to Big Hickory Island to spend the day at the beach. Play in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, hunt for shells, watch dolphins and local wildlife and bask in the tropical Florida surroundings. Make reservations at the Recreation Main Street Station Towel Hut.

Nature Boardwalk Trail
Take an educational 1/4 mile walk through the mangrove forest on the hotel's nature boardwalk trail, which ends at teh marina. Education signs all along the path share interesting facts about the birds, fish and creatures you may see, as well as the environment.

Fire Pits
Make S'mores over the fire with the entire family, or enjoy a romantic fireside cocktail. The resort has two fire pits that are lit at sunset daily. Cypress fire pit is under the palm trees next to Cypress Courtyard with views of the resort's lake and fountains. Tarpon Bay fire pit is under the the banyan trees on the brick patio next to Tarpon Bay Restaurant, with ambiance including Caribbean music and flaming tiki torches.

Waterfall Pool, Lap Pool & Adventure Pool
Lounge poolside near our Waterfall Pool deck, enjoy our Adventure pool featuring the Ciquala waterslide for little ones. You can also enjoy our scenic lap pool and hot tub. Before your arrival, reserve a cabana with Resort Pass by clicking on the link below.

Lazy River, Waterslides & Pools
The largest resort poolscape in Southwest Florida, enjoy three acres water attractions including a meandering Lazy River, five waterslides including a pair of dueling speed waterslides an inner tube waterslide

Lawn Games
On our grassy courtyards, play Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, or Giant Connect Four. Test your golfing skills with a floating 19th Hole on the lake and a putting green in a garden with climbing jasmine archway.

Nearby Activities

Coconut Point Mall  https://www.simon.com/mall/coconut-point
Coconut Point Mall is just 1.5 miles from the resort with more than 140 stores including the Apple Store and Sephora plus cinemas, restaurants and a children's play area.

Miromar Outlets  https://miromaroutlets.com/
Located in Estero, the Miromar Outlets feature 140 name brand outlets and factory stores.

Naples Zoo, Naples Botanical Gardens and Luxury Shopping
Just south of the resort is sophisticated Naples, with luxury shopping at Waterside Shops, Fifth Avenue South, and Venetian Bay. Stroll the grounds of the Naples Botanical Garden and see the monkeys and giraffes at the Naples Zoo.

Key West Day Trip   https://www.keywestexpress.net/prepare-and-go
Board the Key West Express, a high-speed ferry, for a 3 1/2-hour voyage from Fort Myers Beach to Key West. Spend the day shopping and touring the island known as the Conch Republic before returning back to Fort Myers Beach the same day.

Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary  https://corkscrew.audubon.org/
Discover the western Everglades as you journey through Florida’s famous ecosystem. Follow the park’s 2.5 mile boardwalk that takes you through pine flatwoods, wet prairie, and the country’s largest old growth Bald Cypress forest.

Edison-Ford Winter Estates   https://www.edisonfordwinterestates.org
Discover the winter residences of famous inventors Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, featuring historical architecture, award-winning gardens, the Edison Botanic Research Laboratory, and the Inventions Museum. Guided and self-guided tours are available year-round.

Discover all the activities available in the area.

Thank you to our Sponsors and Exhibitors