Bringing you NEXT LEVEL Education


Gary Zelesky


NuSmile Summit 2018

Take your practice to the NEXT LEVEL in beautiful Clearwater Beach. The first-ever 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 for your optimal NEXT LEVEL Summit experience.

Course List

Keynote Speaker

Gary Zelesky - Developing Passionate Leadership, Leading Passionate Lives

NEXT LEVEL Treatment

Understanding Our Patients and Their Parents. Lessons from Contemporary Psychology - Dr. Barbara Sheller

Radiographic Findings in Pediatric Diseases - Dr. Shailesh Kottal

Important Concepts in an Oral Sedation Protocol - Dr. Steve Wilson

New Approaches to Pediatric Pulp Therapy - Dr. Jessica Lee

NuSmile Signature Pre-veneered Hands-on Workshop - Dr. Ray Stewart

NEXT LEVEL Practice Management

Overview of Employment and Compensation Issues - Brian Colao (Dykema)

Ready to Start Your Own Practice, Where to Begin - Matthew Veatch

Strategies For Practice Growth - Scott Lauer

25 Things That Changed My Practice - Dr. Bill Waggoner 

Utilizing Technology Systems in the 21st Century Pediatric Dental Practice - SurfCT

NEXT LEVEL Hands-on Workshop (Full day)

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

Strategic Sponsor Lecturers

Practice Management Software Designed for Pediatric Dentists - Sassy Dental

Think Like a Millenial: How to Craft the Online Presence Young Parents Expect - Smile Savvy


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 accomodations
  • One-on-one time with instructors


Price includes: Accomodations 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