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AACD Announces Headlining Educators for AACD 2021 Rockies

June 11, 2020 by AACD Executive Office

The 37th Annual Scientific Session promises education that will take you to new heights in dentistry as the best and brightest in the field gather at the Gaylord Rockies in Aurora, CO. Here's a sneak peek of what's in store as you join the Esthetic Revolution at AACD 2021 Rockies!

Headlining Educators

Rebecca Bockow, DDS, MS, is a dual trained orthodontist and periodontist – the only dual trained provider in Seattle and one of only a handful in the country. She completed her DDS training at the University of Washington Dental School in 2007. Dr. Bockow completed a highly selective dual-specialty program combining Orthodontics and Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, is a board-certified orthodontist and a board certified orthodontist and periodontist, and contributes to multiple professional journals as an author and editor. Dr. Bockow lectures on skeletal growth and development and how airway issues at early ages can alter jaw growth, and gives options for addressing these issues, which contribute to complex functional and esthetic dilemmas.

Michael J. Gunson, DDS, MD, graduated from UCLA Dental School and continued on to receive his Medical Degree and Specialty Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from UCLA. Upon completion of his training, Dr. Gunson partnered with Dr. G. William Arnett at the Center for Corrective Jaw Surgery in Santa Barbara, California. The surgical practice is limited to facial aesthetics and reconstruction. Dr. Gunson examines and treats thousands of patients with aesthetic, functional, and sleep conditions. Dr. Gunson treatment process enhances his orthognathic and aesthetic surgical techniques which provides patients with improved health and satisfaction. He lectures throughout the world and publishes his research on orthognathic surgery, facial aesthetics, obstructive sleep apnea and the treatment of TMJ arthritis and condylar resorption. 

Adamo Notorantonio, DDS, FAACD, is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (2002). He is an AACD Accredited Fellow and AACD Accreditation Chairman. In 2016, Dr. Adamo was awarded the AACD’s Rising Star Award. He is a graduate of the Kois Center, where he studied under Dr. John Kois. He also has completed The Dawson Academy Core Curriculum. He has been published in multiple dental journals and lectures nationally and internationally on such topics as CAD/CAM dentistry, implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, composite dentistry, and dental photography.

Amanda Seay, DDS, AAACD, owns a private practice for comprehensive restorative care in Mount Pleasant, SC. She is a clinical instructor at the Kois Center, an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and a member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics. Dr. Seay has published over 50 articles covering the art and techniques of aesthetic and restorative dentistry. She serves on the editorial boards of numerous peer-reviewed journals and is a key opinion leader for several dental materials companies

General Session Speakers

Kindra Hall is President and Chief Storytelling Officer at Steller Collective, a consulting firm focused on the strategic application of storytelling to today’s communication challenges. Kindra is one of the most sought-after keynote speakers trusted by global brands to deliver presentations and trainings that inspire teams and individuals to better communicate the value of their company, their products and their individuality through strategic storytelling. Kindra is a former Director of Marketing and VP of Sales. She is a contributing editor to SUCCESS Magazine and was guest faculty at the Harvard Medical School. Her book, Stories that Stick debuted at #2 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller List and Forbes said it “may be the most valuable business book you read.”

For over 25 years Dave Weber’s fun, high energy, and entertaining style have made him one of the country’s most sought after speakers. Presenting well over 160 times each year to tens of thousands all across the country, he is often described as a “Chihuahua on caffeine” and is always a crowd favorite. From the most well respected corporations in the world, to middle schoolers, and everyone in between, Dave delivers an infusion of life into any event. Whether it is an inspirational keynote to kick off or close out a conference, or a “nuts and bolts” personal organization training program to a small group, participants come away eager to implement what they have learned. As a captivating presenter and phenomenal story teller, Dave has discovered that laughter opens the head and the heart to consider internalizing new principles...and humor is a big part of all of his presentations.

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