At the 2017 New Dentist Conference, three is better than one

By | April 20, 2017

ADA 2017Not just one but three people will be the keynote speakers at the New Dentist Conference, held in conjunction with ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center in October, according to ADA News.

The three presenters are all popular TED/TEDx speakers. TED, founded in 1984, is an organization that features conferences, events and online videos under the slogan “ideas worth spreading.”

New Dentist Conference 2017The speakers — Mel Robbins, Jay Parkinson, M.D., and Chris Bashinelli — will present on successive days of the New Dentist Conference.

The motivational speeches are included in the price of registration for the New Dentist Conference. The schedule is:

  • Ms. Robbins will speak Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m. A former lawyer and CNN contributor, Ms. Robbins is a best-selling author who is perhaps best known for delivering one of the most popular TEDx Talks in the world: “How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over.” She is a third-generation entrepreneur who has launched and sold two companies and currently owns and operates a multi-million dollar publishing and speaking business focused on leadership, courage and human potential.
  • Dr. Parkinson will speak Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. Dr. Parkinson is a physician who trained in pediatrics and preventive medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He has challenged how doctors and patients communicate and solve problems together, creating the world’s first internet-enabled house call practice in 2007; founding and designing the first cloud-based electronic medical record in 2008; and designed a popular iPad apps for physicians, Omnio. He gives talks on the new frontiers that technology creates for health and medical care.
  • Mr. Bashinelli will speak Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Also known as “Bash,” Mr. Bashinelli, a former actor, now uses media to build bridges between cultures. At 20 years old, he traveled to Tanzania to make his first documentary. He now traverses the globe from Uganda to Haiti as host of “Bridge the Gap,” a TV series featured on PBS and the National Geographic Channel, where he discovers what it’s like to walk in someone else’s shoes. He has harvested buffalo with Native Americans in South Dakota, lived as a nomad in Mongolia and sumo wrestled the heaviest Japanese human being in recorded history. He is a moderator for the United Nations, an Eagle Scout, a National Geographic Explorer and has interviewed some of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People on the Planet.

Registration for ADA 2017 and the New Dentist Conference opens May 10.

Learn more about the annual meeting, which runs Oct. 19-23 in Atlanta, at

One thought on “At the 2017 New Dentist Conference, three is better than one

  1. Whittier Square Dentistry

    This is such a great conference and I love TED talks. Mr. Bashinelli’s background may make him the most interesting keynote speaker of all time:) Indeed “three is better than one” especially when it comes to sharing knowledge and expertise over something as important and dental health and business growth. This is going to be a valuable conference to better understand the whole dental world.


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