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ILAGD Presents: The 28th Annual Ted Weclew Memorial Lecture: “The Success Factor”

January 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

25.00$ - 200.00$

This course is cancelled. We hope to reschedule later this year.  


The 28th Annual Ted Weclew Memorial Lecture:

The Success Factor: Develop the Knowledge

& Skills for Peak Practice Performance

Speaker: Larry M. Guzzardo

An ILAGD Member Benefit Course /Friday, January 20, 2023


Date: Friday, January 20, 2023
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: GC America, Alsip, IL
Speaker: Larry Guzzardo
CE Credits:  6 CE Lecture Credits
AGD Dentist: $100
Non-AGD Dentist: $200
Hygienist or staff (AGD Dentist): $85
Dental Students/Residents: $25

Course Description:

Do all members of your team know how to provide the best patient experience you can deliver? Working together for the same goal can be frustrating. Remove the guesswork for you and your team. Help them learn how to be more productive, more profitable, and enjoy the process. It’s time to receive the appreciation, financial rewards, and joy that should accompany owning a dental practice.

Together, we’ll demystify the steps to achieve success in your practice. This presentation will simplify your ability to transition your current systems, so you and your team can work efficiently and profitably. When you learn how easy it can be, you’ll be inspired and motivated to accelerate your transition. You’ll leave with a specific plan to provide exceptional patient care and build a highly profitable practice that will change your life. And if you’re already successful, your results will skyrocket!

Attendees can expect:

You will learn how to:

• Quickly analyze your practice with an easy 4-step plan.
• Demonstrate leadership that’s focused on results.
• Use natural sounding verbal skills to present treatment and improve case acceptance.
• Marketing tips to attract high quality patients who are seeking the services you can provide.
• Create team members who’ll take ownership in their jobs and patients who’ll partner with you.
• Manage your time so you can have a practice – and life – that you love.

Speaker Biography:

Larry M. Guzzardo-As the head instructor for the online All-Star Dental Academy, Larry provides comprehensive, personalized, in-office consulting exclusively to dentists and their staff. For the past two decades he has assisted professionals in achieving both financial and personal goals. Results are monitored by using financial analyses such as industry ratio comparisons to make sure the attainment of financial objectives are examined, and necessary changes are carried out.
His business and marketing systems focus directly on two main objectives: improving the bottom line and ensuring optimum patient care. He also goes a step further. He believes people are the most important asset of the practice and has developed specific programs to create self-motivated team players whose actions reflect their commitment to the outcome of your practice. For more information you can contact Larry at (404) 842-0530 or [email protected].

Approved for 6 hours of AGD Lecture credit.

Location & Time:

9am – 4pm

GC America

3737 W 127th Street

Alsip, IL 60803

 Hotel Information:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago-Alsip Address: 5000 W 127th St, Alsip, IL 60803 Phone: 800-222-8733 Rate: $121 + Tax

Reservations can be made online at www.ChicagoAlsip.DoubleTree.com, or by calling 800-222-8733, and referencing IA2 to obtain the discounted rate of $121 plus tax per room per night. Guests must make reservations by the cutoff date of 12/19/22. (When you go to the website-put in your dates and then click on Special Rates and put in IA2 in the group code area and it will go right to your room with the correct rate of $121. If you have Hilton points be sure to login in first.) If guest will be making the reservation after the cutoff date for each block indicated above, then they must click on this link and the corporate code of 0560081829 should automatically populate the discounted rate assuming the hotel has rooms available to book. *Guestroom reservations must be cancelled 48 hrs. prior to arrival or your credit card will be billed.

**Arrangements for a Shuttle for the doctors & staff from the Hotel to GC America at 7:15 am Friday. A shuttle can be arranged to take people back to the hotel as well. Please email Maureen at [email protected] if you will require Shuttle service to/from the Hotel to GC America by January 10, 2023.

Shuttle from Midway Airport to the Hotel; 10 miles approximately 30 minutes. Reservations for the shuttle must be made ahead of time. Call the Hotel at (708) 371-7300 to make a shuttle reservation to/from Midway Airport.

GC America is 1.7 miles and approximately 8 minutes from the DoubleTree Hotel.

Seminar Fees:

AGD Dues Paid Dentist   $100     $125 at the door
Non-AGD Dentist             $200    $225 at the door
Hygienist                            $85     $95 at the door
Dental Staff                        $85    $95 at the door
Dental Students                $25      $45 at the door
& Residents (Preregistration required)
ILAGD Past Presidents    $0

For questions contact:

Contact Dr. Ryan Vahdani at [email protected]

AGD dues paid status will be checked as of January 14, 2023.  Any Non AGD dentist may choose to apply his entire registration fee to his first year AGD dues by submitting a completed AGD application.

Presenting a program of this nature is a group effort and would not be possible without the assistance of many individuals and/ or companies. A complete list will be available at the course site.





January 20, 2023
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
25.00$ - 200.00$
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GC America
3737 West 127th Street
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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