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Gary Zelesky


NuSmile Summit 2019

Come DISCOVER the Difference in beautiful Clearwater Beach. The second annual NuSmile Summit features pediatric dentistry’s most dynamic and insightful leaders speaking on a wide array of important topics, as well as our revolutionary Zirconia REINVENTED workshop. Create your own agenda to DISCOVER the Difference.

Course List

Keynote Speaker

Gary Zelesky - Developing Passionate Leadership, Leading Passionate Lives - Gary Zelesky

NEXT LEVEL Treatment

Esthetic Primary Crowns and Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) A Perfect Match - Dr. LaRee Johnson

Radiographic Findings in Pediatric Diseases - Dr. Shailesh Kottal

Managing those “hair pulling out”, “drive you to drink”, “make you want to scream”, situations in Pediatric Dentistry - Dr. Bill Waggoner

New Approaches to Pediatric Pulp Therapy - Dr. Jessica Lee

Pedonomics and Pedometrics - Dr. Roger G. Sanger

Managed Care Insurance and Pediatric Dentistry – Opportunities or Problems? - Dr. Roger G. Sanger

Advanced Zirconia Treatment Cases - Dr. David Evans, Dr. David Salar, Dr. Eric Ellis

Dental Team Member Curriculum

Infection Control – Do You Know the Nitty Gritty? - Dr. Rhea Haugseth

Parents – Are Yours Backseat Drivers? - Dr. Rhea Haugseth

Know it, Show it and Sell it – Getting parents to say Yes - Dr. Rhea Haugseth

Telling your Story on Facebook and Instagram - Scott Childress

Big Bad Fluoride – Why the Controversy? - Dr. Stacey Zaikoski

Behavior Guidance for the Pediatric Dental Team - Dr. Stacey Zaikoski

Hands-on Workshop (Full day)

Zirconia Reinvented Workshop - Dr. David Salar / Dr. David Evans / Dr. Eric Ellis

Strategic Sponsor Lecturers



Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
Warm and inviting, with a splash of excitement. That's the feeling of Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach lining the tranquil Gulf shore. Take advantage of being just steps away from all the Clearwater Beach area has to offer from miles of fun along the wide-open sugar-white beaches just off the open air lobby/veranda, to world-class activities and sights highlighted with local flavor.

Extend your stay in Clearwater Beach

The city of Clearwater is over 100 years old. Blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, you will find gorgeous views here of pristine sands and crystal clear waters, and this part of the world also boasts some of the best marine life around. If you take to the waters, expect to find stingrays, sharks, dolphins, and turtles, to name but a few species found here. As well as some amazing beach life, Clearwater is also home to vibrant shopping, dining, and sporting venues. Clearwater lies close to the Gulf of Mexico, so you can also expect warm breezes that make many visitors feel like they don’t want to leave. Click here to plan your day.

What you get

  • Up to 16 CE credits
  • World-class instructors
  • Choose from 12 course options
  • Treatment, practice management and hands-on
  • Luxury accommodations
  • One-on-one time with instructors


Price includes: One room with double bed accommodations for Thursday and Friday | Breakfast and Lunch on Friday and Saturday | Invitation to Cocktail Reception on Friday


Full-time university faculty and residents contact Nikki Ruck to register at 713.568.1023 or 


Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
100 Coronado Dr, Clearwater, FL 33767

Directions from Tampa International Airport (TPA), get on FL-60 W from George J Bean Pkwy, follow FL-60 W to Coronado Dr/S Gulfview Blvd in Clearwater, destination is on the right.



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The Institute for Pediatric Dentistry is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2018 – Provider ID#372779
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