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Optimizing orthodontic practice management

Practical Advice on Running Your Practice from Orthodontist and Entrepreneur Dr. Depew

As an orthodontist with 30 years’ experience in patient care and founder of Trapezio, the online training platform for orthodontic staff endorsed by the American Association of Orthodontists, Dr. Doug Depew is an in-demand speaker across the country and overseas for his insight and expertise in his field.

Speaking Topics

  • Practice management
  • Team training and motivation
  • Hiring practices
  • Clinical procedures
  • Clinical efficiency
  • Insurance coding
  • Techniques
  • Technological advances
  • Lingual braces
  • Cone beam CT in orthodontics

Dr. Depew speaks to orthodontists and their staff at professional meetings, symposia, conferences, and more.

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Upcoming Appearances

Past Appearances

  • Incognito Users Meeting

    Integrating Surgical Concepts into Incognito Treatment
    Mar 2013
  • New Zealand Association of Orthodontists

    Meet the Six Misses of Risk Management, Biological Basis for How Teeth Move
    Sep 2013
  • Southwestern Society of Orthodontists

    Teamwork: The Key to Excellent Customer Service for Your Orthodontic Patients, What is all the Hub-Bub about 3D Imaging?
    Oct 2013
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Patient Positioning for Pans and Cephs
    Mar 2012
  • AAO Annual Meeting

    Lasers and TADs for Orthodontic Assistants
    May 2012
  • California Association of Orthodontics

    Risk Management, Lasers and TADs for Orthodontic Assistants, Excellent Customer Service
    Oct 2012
  • Minnesota Society of Ortho.

    Orthodontic Photography, Risk Management, Impress with Impressions
    Jan 2011
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Patient Positioning for Pans and Cephs
    Mar 2011
  • Dental Hygienist’s Luncheon

    Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics
    Apr 2011
  • Baylor Orthodontic Dept.

    Incognito, Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics
    Apr 2011
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Wire Bending–(Hands-on), Cephalometric Landmarks (Hands-on)
    May 2011
  • OrthoVoice

    Risk Management, Excellent Customer Service
    Oct 2011
  • WFO/Australian Soc. of Ortho.

    How Teeth Move, Risk Management, Wire Bending – (Hands-on)
    Jan 2010
  • Kodak User’s Meeting

    Patient Positioning for Pans and Cephs
    Mar 2010
  • Dental Hygienist’s Luncheon

    Advances in Orthodontic Therapy
    Apr 2010
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Wire Bending – (Hands-on)
    May 2010
  • Southwestern Society Orthodontists

    Assistant’s Role in Laser, Assistant’s Role in TADs, Wire Bending – (Hands-on)
    Oct 2010
  • OrthoVoice

    Risk Management, Excellent Customer Service
    Oct 2010
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Patient Positioning for Pans and Cephs
    Mar 2009
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Navigating the World of Insurance Coding
    May 2009
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Navigating the World of Insurance Coding
    May 2009
  • Pacific Coast Soc. of Orthodontists

    The Assistant’s Role in Soft Tissue Laser Procedures
    Oct 2009
  • Pacific Coast Soc. of Orthodontists

    The Assistant’s Role in Mini-Implants in the Orthodontic Practice
    Oct 2009
  • Mid-Atlantic Soc. of Orthodontists

    Online Education and Training
    Nov 2009
  • Australian Soc. of Ortho.

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out, How Teeth Move
    Jan 2008
  • Yankee Dental Congress

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    Feb 2008
  • Yankee Dental Congress

    Advanced Skills for Orthodontic Assistants
    Feb 2008
  • AAO Technology Conference

    Online Education – There’s a World of Wisdom Out There
    Feb 2008
  • OrthoSynetics

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    Feb 2008
  • OrthoSynetics

    Advanced Skills for Orthodontic Assistants
    Feb 2008
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Beginning Anatomy, Beginning Cephalometric Tracing
    Mar 2008
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Kodak 8000C/Kodak 9000C-Placement and Techniques
    Mar 2008
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Navigating the World of Insurance Coding
    May 2008
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Online Training and Certification: Responsibility with Recognition
    May 2008
  • Yankee Dental Congress

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    Feb 2007
  • Yankee Dental Congress

    Orthodontic Clinical Efficiency-(Hands-on)
    Feb 2007
  • Carestream User’s Meeting

    Patient Positioning for Pans and Cephs
    Mar 2007
  • New Zealand Assoc. of Ortho.

    NZAO Auxiliary Training
    Apr 2007
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Online Training and Certification: Responsibility with Recognition
    May 2007
  • Mid-Atlantic Soc. of Orthodontists

    Online Training and Certification: Responsibility with Recognition
    Oct 2007
  • Rocky Mtn. Soc. of Orthodontists

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    Oct 2007
  • Amer. Assoc. of Ortho. Congress

    Hands-on Training for AOA Certified Trainers
    May 2006
  • Pacific Coast Soc. of Orthodontists

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    Sep 2006
  • North East Soc. of Orthodontists

    Online Training and Certification: Responsibility with Recognition
    Oct 2006
  • Amer. Assoc. of Ortho. Congress

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    May 2005
  • Amer. Assoc. of Ortho. Congress

    The Orthodontic Assistant Work-out
    May 2004
  • Amer. Assoc. of Orthodontists

    Meet the Six Misses of Risk Management, Practical Application for Wire Bending, Navigating the World of Insurance Coding, Discovering Orthodontic Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?
    May 2014
  • Incognito Golden Circle of Excellence

    Posterior Considerations in Incognito Lite Cases
    Sep 2014
  • American Association of Orthodontists

    Meet the Six Misses of Risk Management, Wire Bending for the Orthodontic Assistant, Orthodontic Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?
    May 2015
  • Incognito Golden Circle of Excellence

    Managing Anterior Open Bites with Incognito
    Sep 2015
  • Cloud 9 Ortho Users Meetings

    Apr 2016
  • American Association of Orthodontists

    Meet the Six Misses of Risk Management - Why Your Team Members Play a Critical Role, Wire Bending for the Orthodontic Assistant, Orthodontic Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?, SOA Certification Prep Course, OrthoFi In-Booth Lecture - “OrthoFi - Where High Tech Meets High Touch
    May 2016
  • Incognito Golden Circle of Excellence

    Perception vs Reality - Patient Expectations for Comfort and Esthetics with Incognito
    Sep 2016
  • OrthoFi Nexus Meeting

    Oct 2016
  • AAO Mid-Winter Conference - Co-Chair

    Technology: Balancing Profit, Lifestyle, and Patient Care
    Feb 2017
  • Cloud 9 Ortho Users Meetings

    Apr 2017
  • Oral Hygienists Luncheon

    Intra-oral Scanning - The Future is Here!
    Apr 2017
  • American Association of Orthodontists

    Move Over Millennials - Is Your Practice Ready for Generation Z?, Wire Bending for the Orthodontic Assistant, Orthodontic Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?, Retainers - Dealing with Relapse, SOA Certification Prep Course, OrthoFi In-Booth Lecture - “OrthoFi - Where High Tech Meets High Touch”
    May 2017
  • Incognito Golden Circle of Excellence

    Young Actors Need Straight Teeth Too
    Sep 2017
  • OrthoFi Users Meeting

    Grooming Same Day Starts Before the Consult
    Oct 2017
  • Cloud 9 Ortho Users Meetings

    Apr 2018
  • American Association of Orthodontists

    Move Over Millennials - Is Your Practice Ready for Generation Z?, Wire Bending for the Orthodontic Assistant, SOA Certification Prep Course, OrthoFi In-Booth Lecture - “OrthoFi - Where High Tech Meets High Touch”
    May 2018
  • AAO Member Webinar

    Orthodontic Photography: What is Your Doctor Looking For?
    Oct 2018
  • American Association of Orthodontists

    May 2019
  • MKS Forum

    Oct 2019

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