February YDC Winter CE

Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

Limited seats available! Register early!!!

Wednesday, February 19, 2 0 2 0 | 6 P M
Eddie Merlot’s

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Registration includes meal and drinks
YDC MEMBER | $25 | $35 (after January 31, 2020)
IKDDS MEMBER (NON-YDC) | $25 | $35 (After January 31, 2020)

Technology & Dentistry: A Match Made in Cyberspace will walk you through designing, implementing and supporting current and future IT systems and tools that will make your practice operate more efficiently. Speaker Bryan Currier is CEO and President of Advantage Technologies, an innovative IT services company. Advantage Technologies focuses on dental and medical practice technology integration.

Register online here (3% convenience fee will apply)

or download registration form to mail with payment

2020 All Day Meeting

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019


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Click here to register online! (3% online processing fee will be added)

Sponsors & Booth Exhibitors: Scroll down to the bottom of the page for your registration information

About the speakers:

A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues.  He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, testified before Congress, and was invited as an expert witness in the defense of Oprah Winfrey in the infamous “meat defamation” trial. In 2017, Dr. Greger was honored with the ACLM Lifestyle Medicine Trailblazer Award. He is a graduate of Cornell University School of Agriculture and Tufts University School of Medicine. His latest book How Not to Die became an instant New York Times Best Seller. He has videos on more than 2,000 health topics freely available at NutritionFacts.org, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. All proceeds he receives from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements is all donated to charity.

Dr. Vinodh Bhoopathi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at Temple University Kornberg School of dentistry. As a dental public health specialist, he believes in training the future dental workforce in public health principles. As a health services researcher, he likes to focus on access to care and oral health disparities related research.
TITLE: “Relevance of nutritional counseling and obesity prevention in a dental care setting – steps and resources for successful integration”. At the conclusion of his session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the need to integrate nutritional counseling and obesity prevention strategies in a pediatric dental clinic
  • Recognize the steps and strategies used to develop ​a nutritional counseling and obesity prevention screener ​and professional handbook
  • Implement a nutritional counseling and obesity prevention protocol in a pediatric dental clinic setting

Dr. Robin Steely is a graduate of The Schuster Center and has been personally coached by Dr. Michael Schuster. He continues to lead and mentor a group of dentists in the Performance Coach continuum, where they study best practices in leadership, personal and professional development, health and wellness and connect with the thought leaders across the broad spectrum of human development.


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Sponsors and Exhibitors can register ONLINE now! – DEADLINE JANUARY 15, 2020


Job Postings

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019


  • Berger Dentistry North: We are seeking a licensed Dental Hygienist to provide hygiene services in a busy office providing services such as prophylaxis, scaling and root planing , taking of prescribed radiographs, administration of fluoride,  and providing instructions for proper oral hygiene and care.
    Full-time position available. The position is for Monday through Friday mornings, approximately 36 hours per week.
    A local anesthesia certification is preferred but not required. Competitive Pay & Benefits:  including Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Simple IRA.Send resume to:
    Dr Berger
    1620 Saint Joe River Dr
    Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Harrison Dental Group (1333 Getz Rd): We are seeking a licensed Dental Hygienist to provide hygiene treatment in a growing office providing services such as prophylaxis, scaling and root planing for patients with periodontal disease, taking of prescribed radiographs, administration of fluoride, applying pit and fissure sealants, and providing instructions for proper oral hygiene and care.
    We have both a part-time and full-time position available.

    • The part-time position is for Wednesdays (10 am – 7 pm) and Thursdays (8 am – 5 pm) with the possibility of picking up extra hours as needed.
    • The full-time position is for Tuesdays through Fridays, approximately 32 hours per week, with the possibility of expanding into Mondays as the schedule allows.

A local anesthesia certification is preferred but not required.
Benefits include Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, 401K, and a Health Insurance Reimbursement Plan

  • Your Home Family Dentistry – Full-Time Hygienist with Anesthesia Permit Our office is looking to add a Full-Time Hygienist with anesthesia permit to our practice! M, T, Th, F 8-5. We offer medical insurance, vacation pay, holiday pay, 401k and profit sharing!***PLUS a sign-on BONUS*** Upbeat Dr. and office, with a great staff!! Established Perio program! We would love to add someone with the same love for dentistry as us to our team! Office is located in Fort Wayne. Stop by the office @ 9417 St. Joe Center Rd or call directly at 260-486-4800 and ask for Rachel.
  • Middleton Family Dentistry is looking for a wonderful RDH to join our work family. We are open to discussing your needs for either part time or full time. Applicants must have their anesthesia permit. Please email you resume to alia.springer.mfd@gmail.
  • Part – Time Position —Registered/Licensed–Dental Hygienist
    • We are looking for a new team member to join our growing practice in providing essential patient care. Ensuring our present and future patients are informed and educated. Current hygiene license for the State of Indiana is required.
    • Competitive pay. Hours of part-time hygienist are negotiable.
    • Please email resumes to: pcc@unionchapeldentistry.com


  • Community Dental Clinic– Our thriving dental office is seeking an experienced Expanded Functions Dental Assistant to join our team! We are dedicated to providing our patients with the highest level of care and the Expanded Functions Dental Assistant plays a key role. The ideal candidate is dependable, energetic, self-motivated, compassionate, and an organized team player. Knowledge of Dentrix is a plus, but not required. We offer a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision coverage, a flex spending account, 401K, paid time off and 8 paid holidays per year. Salary is competitive and based on experience. This opportunity is a full-time position, Monday-Thursday with occasional Fridays. Please email your resume to kkraft@thecommunitydentalclinic.org. We look forward to meeting you, welcoming you into our family, and helping you to thrive in our patient-focused practice.
  • The team of Fort Wayne Smiles, P.C. and Dr. David Reichwage are looking for an expanded functions dental assistant to join the team. Our training as a team for the past 20 years has focused on anterior and posterior esthetic dentistry, metal free restorations, comprehensive care in periodontal therapy, managing TMJ issues, treating sleep apnea and snoring with removable appliances. Please call 260-426-1086 or send your resume to fortwaynesmiles@yahoo.com.
  • Lima Road Dentistry is looking to add a Certified Dental Assistant to our team. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to join an outstanding patient focused practice. Must maintain a professional positive attitude and be looking for a long term position.
    Position offers great medical benefits including 3 health insurance plans to choose from,dental Insurance, vision insurance, paid vacations, and sick days.
    Job Type: Full-time
    Please send your resume to brandydoyle@dag.dental for review. We look forward to meeting you!

Preferred Qualifications:

    • 1 Year Dental Assisting Experience, Preferred
    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Self Motivated, Punctual, Team Player
    • Open Dental Experience Preferred
    • Proficiency in dental assistant terminology and procedures

Essential Functions:

    • assisting the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures
    • taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
    • asking about the patient’s medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse
    • serving as an infection control officer, developing infection control protocol and preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment
    • helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment
    • providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery or other dental treatment procedures
    • teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
    • taking impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth)
    • performing office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer
    • communicating with patients and suppliers (e.g., scheduling appointments, answering the telephone, billing and ordering supplies)
    • helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery
    • Follow properly issued instructions/directions regarding patient flow and manage the flow of patients to schedule/maximize the doctor’s time if applicable.


    • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)
    • CPR Certification (Required)
    • Nitrous Monitoring (Preferred)

Work authorization: United States (Required)

  • Grabill Family Dentistry is seeking an Expanded Duties Dental Assistant to join our growing team. Experience preferred but willing to train if you are the right fit. Must be outgoing, able to take initiative, work in a fast paced environment and put patients first. Full-time, benefits package and competitive compensation based on experience.
    Job Type: Full-time
  • Attention! Immediate opportunity! Are you ready to be a part of a dental practice that is growing and an excellent place to fulfill your career dreams?We are in need of an Expanded Dental Assistant, experience preferred, to add to our team of experts. If you are a person that is focused on excellent patient care and are wanting to further develop and utilize your exceptional clinical and patient care skills, then please send an introduction letter and your resume to renee@taylordental.net.  Excellent benefits! You will be working in our Bluffton and Decatur locations.  Riverstone Dental
  • Orthodontic/Dental Assistant – Parrish Orthodontics
    Job Type: Part time

    • Positive team player and can work well under supervision and with co-workers
    • Ability to manage time and multi-task
    • Professional in appearance and mannerism
    • Good oral and written skills
    • Able to communicate with children and adults
    • Basic computer knowledge to access and update patient records

Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist the orthodontist during a variety of procedures
    • Set up and clean operatories as well as sterilize instruments
    • Provide patients with instructions and educate them on oral hygiene during their orthodontic treatment
    • Perform other office tasks as needed

Please email your resumes to: parrishorthodontics@gmail.com

  • Your Home Family Dentistry –  Full-Time Expanded Functions Dental Assistant. Our office is looking to add a Full-Time EFDA or dental assistant (*willing to train!*) to our practice! M T TH F 8-5. We offer medical insurance, vacation pay, holiday pay, 401k and profit sharing!***PLUS a sign-on BONUS*** Upbeat Dr. and office, with a great staff!! We would love to add someone, with the same love for dentistry as us, to our team! Stop by the office @ 9417 St. Joe Center Rd or call directly at 260-486-4800 and ask for Rachel.
  • Middleton Family Dentistry is looking for a part time assistant for our fast paced, well-established, three doctor practice that is growing! You must have a love for helping our patients, be eager to learn and have an energetic personality. This is a great opportunity for a long-term career position. Our ideal candidate is a team player who has a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Our goal as a practice is to promote and build a positive environment for the company and our patients. We are looking for someone who has an interest in learning CEREC and Ortho eventually as well. This position requires the candidate to work a 2-3 day work week. Requirements:
    • Positive and team player
    • Punctual and dedicated
    • Excellent written and oral skills
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Strong organizational abilities
    • Show a joyful and happy zest for life
    • Friendly, outgoing and assertive with a professional appearance
    • Work well under supervision and with other co-workers
    • Willingness to learn new skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively

Please email resume to alia.springer.mfd@gmail


  • Gebfert- Park Family Dentistry is looking for an energetic team player to join our busy, fast paced front desk staff. Knowledge of dentistry and dental procedures preferred, strong computer skills (experience with Dentrix software a plus) are helpful. Duties include answering phones, scheduling, payment processing and general administrative patient interaction. The position is full-time with benefits 401k, PTO and holiday pay.

    Please send resume to tina@gebfertparkfamilydentistry.com or call the office directly 260.490.4440 and ask for Tina.

  • Pine Valley Dental Group is seeking someone for their front office. Job requires greeting patients, processing insurance, scheduling. Dental assisting skills a plus. This job is approx. 30 hours per week but may add more hours later. Pay based on experience. Benefits. Interested applicants can contact Ronald L Rumbaugh DDS ,10506 Coldwater Rd. – 260-637-6976


  • Dentist needed for growing, fast paced, and modern dental office – Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for the right candidate to add to our team of General Dentists which includes the owner of this private practice, Dr. Nicholas Rorick who is from Fort Wayne, has a PhD in Genetics, and is a graduate of IU School of Dentistry as well as a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and Veteran of the US Navy.

Sycamore Hills Dentistry is a general dentistry practice that aims to exceed patient expectations with its caring staff as well as modern amenities. Our modern facility with state of the art equipment and is searching for an experienced Dentist who would like to work in a fun and community oriented practice.

Candidates with prior experience in dentistry are encouraged to apply, as we are a growing practice and in need to dentists who enjoy a wide range of general dentistry that is provided at our practice, including: Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Pediatric and Family Dentistry. 30-40 hours per week.

Job Type: Full-time

    • Limited Insurance Participation: No HMO or Medicaid
    • Guaranteed immediate patient schedule
    • Salary limited only by your skills and motivation!
    • Team environment with EFDA assistants, as well as full clinical and business staff support
    • Privately owned, NOT corporate
    • Medical and IRA benefits
    • Paid CE, courses selected by you
    • Direct route to partnership, if desired.
    • We are adding an additional associate, as our schedule demands another doctor


    • Quality, patient centered Dentist
    • DDS or DMD with licensure to practice in IN

Please submit cover letter with your CV. For Inquires, please call 260-207-4889 and we would be happy to speak with you and answer any questions. www.sycamorehillsdentistry.com

  • Well established Private Dental Practice –  Located in Ft-Wayne, IN, which has been in operation for over 40 years. State of the art facility with extensive updates and a warm ambiance, this is an office with an extensive patient base, and a staff that has been together for the last 40 years.

Our office offers a truly family approach to dentistry and to patient care. We offer all services within our practice including General dentistry, Orthodontics (Clear Aligners), Endodontics, Oral Surgery and Dental Implants. Our office is a PPO Insurance and fee for service practice, which welcomes everyone to our family.


    • $20,000 sign on bonus
    • Base pay for new graduates
    • H1B and Green Card Sponsorship
    • 35% of collections (Please contact for specifics)
    • Potential to make $ 250k + pay commensurate with experience and training.
    • Associate to Partner track available
    • Mentorships from Senior Providers / mentor support offered!
    • Specialty Mentoring ( Perio and Ortho)
    • Excellent Health, Vision and Dental Benefits
    • Advanced Technology!
    • State of the art facilities
    • Extensive support staff
    • $1,500 Minimum CE Course Allowances

REQUIREMENTS– Experience Required! Minimum 1-2 years

    • Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) required Michigan state license in good standing, or willingness to acquire Michigan state license.
    • Technology:
      -High end dentistry
      -Digital treatment planning
      -Ability to place and restore implants
      -Clear aligner therapy (Invisalign)
      -Digital X-rays
      -Tulsa Endodontic motor systems
      -Orthodontist and Periodontist support
  • Substitute Dentist to needed to check hygiene only April 5 – 10, 2020 in Fort Wayne
    • Contact Jamee Lock at jlock@ikdds.org for more information

Candidates Looking for Opportunities

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019


  • Candidate is looking for an opportunity to continue career as either an associate or  partner in a Fort Wayne office. Lifelong learning, high-energy, complete dentist mentored by a world renowned dental educator. Broad background of caring for patients of all ages in TMD, fixed pros, preventative, esthetics, smile design, Invisalign, removable pros, endodontics, oral surgery and implant dentistry. Receptive leader who empowers team with autonomy and education for a consistent five star patient experience.
  • Dentist looking for part-time opportunity as they transition towards retirement. Looking for opportunities in northern counties of Isaac Knapp area: Steuben, DeKalb, and northern Allen.


  • Candidate is a dependable, detail-oriented dental hygiene professional with over two years of experience in dental offices. Seeking a full-time position within a company where she can utilize and expand skills to provide quality, comprehensive care to patients. She is knowledgeable, with a passion for continued education and excellence.

Dental Assistant and Hygienist

  • Candidate is a highly skilled, experienced Dental Assistant and licensed Dental Hygienist with specific skills effectively communicating with patients and motivating them to adopt better oral health practices. Her goal is to establish a career position that will allow her to contribute in a progressive environment that provides professional growth opportunities. She contributes to active listening, organization, decisive judgment, analytical thinking, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

Office Staff

  • Dental Office Business Operations Manager available M-F, 13 years dental experience, 19+ years administrative support and extensive customer service.  Full scope knowledge of multiple PPO’s and all IHCP state plans (full Medicaid and all HIP plans/MCO’s)
  • Candidate has current experience as front office coordinator. An energetic and self motivated office coordinator bringing expertise in patient/customer relations, administration duties and software management. A talent for overseeing multiple tasks and resolving issues while maintaining quality care individually and as part of the team.

Please contact Jamee at jlock@ikdds.org for resume and more information.

Updated 1/7/2019

Directory Order Form

Friday, September 6th, 2019


2019-2020 Isaac Knapp Member Directories are HERE!

All Isaac Knapp members will receive 1 complimentary directory each.

(Click here for a downloadable form to order extra copies.)

Please pick up your free copy at the next event or make arrangements to have it mailed to you (please pay for shipping)

Contact Jamee Lock for any questions!