Dr. Michael DiTolla is the director of clinical affairs at Dentsply Sirona. In this episode, Dr. DiTolla talks with T-Bone about the Sirona World conference. Listen to find out the benefits of attending the meeting and how you can become a speaker for Sirona World, as well as getting valuable information about products and materials and how they are being used.

Community, training, and connection are the focus of Sirona World conference

The Dentsply Sirona world conference is more about community, training, and connection than it is about product promotion. The connections that dentists make and the interactions they have with one another are one of the most valuable aspects of the meeting, in addition to the excellent training. In this episode, Dr. Michael DiTolla talks about how the community is what makes Dentsply Sirona great.

How does one become a speaker for Sirona World?

Do you have a message to share? Would you like to become a speaker for the Sirona World conference? In this episode, Dr. Michael DiTolla talks about the kind of speakers and the topics Sirona is most interested in, as well as the process you need to go through to set yourself up to be considered. Listen in to find out if speaking at Sirona World would be a good fit for you!

Stories create connections between speaker and audience

When you are speaking, it is not just about education. It is also about connection. In this informative and entertaining episode, Dr. Michael DiTolla talks with T-Bone about how telling stories creates connection between the speaker and the audience and how that connection contributes to the learning process. If you want to become a speaker for the Sirona World conference or anywhere else, this conversation is definitely for you!

Growth only happens when you take a risk

As children and young adults, we take a lot of risks, and that is how we got where we are. But somewhere in adulthood, we seem to lose the freedom and willingness to take a chance. In this episode, Dr. Michael DiTolla reminds us of the value of taking calculated risks and how those risks can be what propel our practice forward.

Outline of This Episode

  • [1:16] Dr. Michael DiTolla, talks about Sirona and its direction.
  • [6:14] Why the Sirona World conference is more about community, training, and connection than product promotion.
  • [14:24] Why the meeting in Vegas this year will be even better.
  • [16:06] Honest (and humorous) talk about T-Bone’s seminar that got negative comments.
  • [22:00] Speaking opportunities for Sirona World.
  • [27:23] How does one become a speaker for Sirona World?
  • [35:05] Stories create connections between speaker and audience.
  • [39:57] How is Zirconia going for Cerec?
  • [43:37] What new is coming in materials?
  • [47:06] Growth only happens when you take risks.
  • [50:53] What makes Dentsply Sirona great.

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