Meet The Course Instructors

All courses are designed and delivered by leading experts and educators in the dental field.

Genevieve Poppe

Poppe Practice Management

Genevieve Poppe has a unique understanding of what it takes to help dentists achieve their practice vision. Her valuable experience as an owner and manager of a seven-practice affiliate group refined her process and approach to practice growth and management.

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Linda Harvey

Dental Compliance Institute

Linda brings more than thirty years of experience in providing dental professionals with regulatory and risk management guidance and training. Her unique credentials and expertise elevate the quality of the comprehensive curriculum. Ultimately, this enables dentists and their teams to significantly reduce risk and legal liability in a rapidly changing regulatory environment.

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Maritza Duran

MDent Consulting Services

Maritza Duran is a consultant, body language trainer and speaker to Dental Institutions and small practices. Her drive, enthusiasm, integrity and high work standards have allowed her to grow in the field and perform every position from dental assistant, front desk, office manager, to regional manager of over 13 locations.

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Benjamin Tuinei

Veritas Dental Resources

Benjamin Tuinei is the president of Veritas Dental Resources, a company that helps dentists improve insurance reimbursements. He has been recognized by several state dental associations and continuing education institutions as “the authority” on PPO strategies and fee negotiating.

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Lisa Kane

Dental Office Compliance of New England

Lisa Kane received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her B.S. from Brandeis University. She has practiced general dentistry in the Greater Boston Area for over 20 years. She is currently the owner of Dental Office Compliance of New England LLC.

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Chastity DeMers

The Dental MBP

People skills trainer and speaker with 8 years of experience within the dental industry. Passionate about improving the ways we build relationships with our teams and patients through developing interpersonal communication and emotional intelligence training programs.

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Kristina Dion

The Dental MBP

Trainer and speaker with over 15 years experience propelling the success of others. An individual captivated in the subjects of Psychology, Anthropology, Neurology, linguistics and more. My purpose is to help professionals improve their interpersonal skills within their personal and professional lives.

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Russell Kane

Dental Office Compliance of New England

Russell Kane, JD, the Chief Operating Officer at Dental Office Compliance of New England, focuses on HIPAA and risk management issues. Russell spent the majority of his career in the financial services industry, where he served as a mutual fund Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of a global asset management firm.

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Dr. Mario Romero

Romero Dental Seminars

Mario F. Romero received his DDS degree from the University of Guayaquil (Ecuador) School of Dentistry in 1995. He then completed a two year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health where he was granted the Handleman Award for Excellence.

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Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, BS

Custom Dental Solutions

Corinne Jameson-Kuehl, RDH, BS has been involved as a industry leader in the business of dentistry for over 20 years. She is an experienced dental business owner with background experiences as a private practice clinician, practice development administrator, and previous dental staffing company founder and owner.

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Tessina Bullock

Veritas Dental Resources

Tessina Bullock has been working in dentistry since 2008. She is an insurance expert with a natural curiosity and desire to fight for the underdog. She has been featured in Dental Economics magazine for single handedly getting the insurance commissioner to investigate and successfully terminate illegal practices from insurance companies.

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Amy Wood

Copper Penny Consulting

As a speaker and educator, Amy consults with businesses to address their Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance programs, both before and after a Data Breach. Amy’s active roles with the FBI’s Infragard Cybersecurity Group and HHS 405(d) provides her real-time information and exclusive knowledge to provide additional protections for her clients.

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Jinesh Patel

Uptime Health

Jinesh Patel is a 2x Founder with several patents to his name. Currently, Jinesh serves as the CoFounder and CEO at UptimeHealth, where he is spearheading groundbreaking technology to automate medical device management for healthcare providers.

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Valerie Dangler, RDH, BSDH

ValDENT Solutions

Valerie Dangler, BSDH, RDH, is a registered dental hygienist in Arizona, Utah, and Georgia. She received her laser certification at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies and is board-certified to provide dental local anesthesia and nitrous oxide. She serves as a faculty speaker and educator.

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Landon Hilliard


Landon Hilliard is the Chief Operating Officer of Dentisafe. Dentisafe’s services give dental professionals peace of mind by providing their patients, as well as their staff, protection from any potential infections related to water quality.

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Pina Johnson, PPC


Pina Johnson is an executive leadership coach with over two decades of experience in dentistry, much of which is focused on the business of dentistry/practice management. Previously, she employed policies and procedures infused with coaching strategies that help increase each office’s production at an increased rate of 11-30% year after year during her almost seven years of management.

Dilaine Gloege

Sweetwater Consulting

Dilaine is a certified dental assistant, AAPC certified professional coder and has been an insurance coordinator and practice administer, author to various coding and insurance publications over her 35 year dental career. She creates and leads educational programs to help practice owners develop a team of experts. Dilaine speaks, presents, and consults on dental and medical billing nationwide.

Dr. Anthony Carroccia

Custom Dental Solutions

Dr. Carroccia graduated from Medical College School of Dentistry in 1999. Afterwards, he served at Ft. Campbell for three years before opening his office in Clarksville where he has been on the “Best Dentist in Nashville” list. Dr. Carroccia currently serves on the Tennessee Dental Association committee for Anesthesia, Sedation and Scope of Practice as the general dentist representative.

Brecca Robertson, RDH

Brecca is a graduate from the OU College of Dentistry. She works in a private practice as a registered dental hygienist. Brecca currently serves as a member of the OU Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association.

Shay Berman

Shay Berman is the founder and president of Digital Resource, a 5X Inc. 5000-ranked digital marketing agency. Shay prides himself on teaching practice owners how to increase lead flow, properly managing their online reputations, and creating trackable marketing funnels that any practice can scale.


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