CDOMO will have a minimum of  5-6 meetings per calendar year. These meetings will consist of informative speakers and educators, round table discussions, meeting new friends, and dinner!

Sponsor Setup Time: 6:00-6:15pm

* Registration & Dinner 6:15pm * Meeting Begins 6:30pm*

Meeting Cost: Free for local chapter members, $25 for non-members 

(fee payable through our "Shop" tab. Fee must be paid a minimum of 3 days prior to meeting date in order to reserve a chair)

2020 Meeting Dates and Topics:



Wednesday, April 22nd - CANCELLED due to COVID. Will reschedule for future date

Reboot: 5 Key Tech Steps to Reopening Your Office

The last things anyone wants to do on the first day back to work is sit on the phone with tech support for hours. Join Bryan Currier as he outlines the 5 important technology to-dos before reopening your business. With the recent spikes in ransomware and cyber attacks, it is more important than ever to be intentional about restarting the technology that powers your business. Bryan will walk you through practical, easy to understand, actionable items to keep your software and hardware safe, reliable and ready to re-launch.

This 1 hour CE presentation will help you understand the current cyber threats that have increased during the COVID-19 crisis, educate your team on extra technical precautions to take due to the circumstances, and be setup for a hassle free reopening.

Attendees will Understand:

1. The current threat landscape in light of reopening in a post-COVID-19 environment.

2. Unique challenges of restarting your technology after being dormant for an extended period of time.

3. How to educate your team on the latest in IT best practices - especially in regards to recent pandemic-specific considerations.

4. Key checklist items to safely bring all of your technology back online and ready for business.


Mr. Bryan Currier is a successful business owner of 20+ years and a nationally sought-after speaker. He speaks on a variety of topics related to business, IT, and cybersecurity. Bryan's IT support and service company, Advantage Technologies, specializes in cyber security and dental technology.


Presented by Advantage Technologies, one of the Columbus, Ohio Chapter of AADOM's Proud Sponsors!

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  • Wednesday, June 17th

Topic: The Art of PPO Negotiation

  •  Are dentists aware that they can negotiate their fees with insurance?

  • What financial impact does fee negotiations have on any given dental practice?

  • Is this something doctors can do on their own successfully?

  • Do all insurance carriers negotiate? 


Speaker: Benjamin Tuinei, President, Veritas Dental Resources

Mr. Tuinei began his dental career in 2007 while working for a small dental corporation in Phoenix Arizona managing all insurance related functions.  During his first few months, he created systems and operating protocols and restructured a 12 person billing department that improved collections from a  low 65% to 98%.  At the same time, Mr. Tuinei learned how to effectively negotiate with 3rd party payors that gave a boost in annual insurance related revenue of nearly 1 million dollars for a team of only 10 general dentists. Mr. Tuinei’s early experience in negotiating with 3rd party payors caught the attention of other large group practices and hundreds of solo dental practitioners in Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Colorado. Consequently, he unintentionally discovered an under-served section of the dental industry: 3rd party payor negotiating (aka insurance fee negotiating).  Mr. Tuinei opened Optimum Dental Solutions in September 2009 to serve the needs of dentists who were actively seeking assistance in improving their insurance reimbursements. On May 1, 2015 Veritas Dental Resources purchased Optimum Dental Solutions. Mr. Tuinei currently serves as a managing partner and President of Veritas Dental Resources.


Location: Patterson Dental, 2128 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH 43219

  • Wednesday, August 5th

Topic: What You've Always Wanted to Ask Your

Collection Company UNCENSORED


Speaker: Laurie Boisclair, A/R Management Specialist

Laurie has 25 years in the A/R Management Revenue Cycle collection agency field specializing in Healthcare, Dental, govt/municipality, dental, banking and service industry clientele. Laurie is a strong advocate of staying current in industry trends monitoring bench marking and trends. Lauris is  a member of MGMA, PAHCOM, AADOM, PHA, Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and Kelley School of Business Alumnae Club.

Location: Henry Schein Dental, 6185 Huntley Rd suite J, Columbus, OH 43229

  • September 10-12th

National AADOM Conference


Location: Boca Raton, Florida 

  • Wednesday, October 7th

Topic: Pet Peeves

We all have them, but how do we deal with them? This fun course talks about the issues we all face in a dental office daily. And we will also discuss ways to better communication, dealing with the stress of it all and making our day flow better!


Discuss issues we face daily, funny or not, they are real

Explore communication styles and where you fit in

Learn key ways to distress, stay organized and love our day


Speaker: Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, CDSO, MADAA

Educating, Empowering and Equipping Dental Assistants

Location: Patterson Dental, 2128 Citygate Drive, Columbus, OH 43219

  • November - Special Guest Info Coming Soon!

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