4th Annual Perio-Endo-Ortho Symposium

A Dental Conference Benefitting a Great Cause

Friday Sept 24, 2021

Compel Church, Southaven Campus

820 Church Rd. | Southaven, MS 38671

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Program Schedule

All registration proceeds will be donated to Desoto County Dream Center and Palmer Home for Children

8:00am - 8:30am - Registration / Breakfast

8:30am - 9:00am - Welcome by Dr. Pradeep Adatrow, DDS, MSD
Patrick Conrad, lead pastor at Compel Church, Lee
Smith, Desoto County Dream Center

9:00am - 11:00pm - Dr. Cory Glenn, DDS
"The Digital Comprehensive Dental Practice.
3d printed crowns to digital orthodontic aligners to full arch guided surgery
with immediate loaded implants."

11:00am - 12:00pm - Dr. Sreenivas "Sree" Koka, DDS, MS, Ph.D., MBA
"What really matters in life"

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Dr. Nathan Hamman, DDS, MDS
“Common Orthodontic Problems”

2:00pm - 5:00pm - Dr. Wayne McElhiney, DPh, DDS
“Opioid Addiction and Prescription Writing”

Registration is $110 Per Person
All registration proceeds will be donated to the Trinity Health Center. Be sure to sign up soon as we have limited seating. If you have any questions, email: office@adatmj.com or call 662-655-4868
Your Hosts
Dr. Adatrow is a Board Certified Periodontist and Prosthodontist. After finishing college at the University of Alabama, he earned his DDS from the University of Tennessee. He then completed his residency in Periodontics and Implantology at Indiana University. Subsequently he went on and completed another residency in Prosthodontics from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Adatrow has been on the faculty at The University of Tennessee for the past 14 years. Currently he serves as the Director of Surgical Prosthodontics and is in private practice in Southaven, MS.
Dr. Abide graduated from Mississippi State University with a BS in microbiology and went to dental school at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He completed an AEGD residency and worked in private practice before deciding to further his dental education at Louisiana State University completing an Endodontic residency in 2011. He founded Abide Endodontics in 2013 with the commitment of providing the most advanced Endodontic treatment possible with minimal patient discomfort.

Dr. Hamman is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is the current director for the state of Mississippi to the Southern Association of Orthodontists. He is a past president of the Memphis Association of Orthodontists, the University of Tennessee Orthodontics Alumni Association, and member of the SAO’s Scientific Affairs Committee. In his free time, Dr. Hamman plays guitar in the worship team at Hope Baptist Church and enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping with his two boys (Reed and Amos Ray) and his wife Amanda.

Your Guest Speakers

Dr. Sreenivas “Sree” Koka, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Dean, Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry

Dr. Sreenivas “Sree” Koka received DDS and MS (prosthodontics) degrees from The University of Michigan. Sree joined the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry faculty in 1992, became a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics in 1995, and received his PhD in Oral Biology from the University of Nebraska in 1999. While at the University of Nebraska, Sree received the Outstanding Teacher Award on numerous occasions and was the inaugural Merritt C. Pedersen Professor of Dentistry. He joined the Staff of Mayo Clinic in 2004 and is former Consultant, former Professor of Dentistry, and former Chairman of the Department of Dental Specialties in Rochester, Minnesota. Sree received an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in 2013 and moved to Zurich, Switzerland to be Executive Director of the Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation. Sree moved back to the US to focus on patient care and student education and open Koka Dental Clinic, a private practice focused on implant and removable prosthodontics in San Diego. In April 2021, he became Dean of the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry. Sree is past interim Chair of Restorative Dentistry at UCLA School of Dentistry and is also Clinical Professor in Advanced Prosthodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He is a Fellow and Past-President of the Academy of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, a member of the ADA/CDA/SDCDS, President of the International College of Prosthodontists, and is Chair of MIT’s Sloan School of Management Alumni Board. Sree has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters, lectures extensively nationally and internationally and he has been a reviewer for NIH grants and been a principal investigator on grants funded by NIH and industry sources. In addition, Sree is the co-founder of the Future Leaders in Prosthodontics (FLIP) and Shaping the Future of Implant Dentistry (SHIFT) workshop series. He is one of a handful of dentists to have given a TED talk.

Dr. Wayne McElhiney, DPh., DDS.

Director, Concerned Dental Professionals Committee of the TDA
Dr. Wayne McElhiney, DPh., DDS.  is the Director Emeritus of the Concerned Dental Professionals Committee of the Tennessee Dental Association. Dr. McElhiney has served on the Committee since 1984 and accepted the Directorship in 2006.  He is a 1966 Graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, served as a reserve office in the United States Army.  A 1974 graduate of the University of Tennessee College, a member of the Dean’s Society, Vice President of the student body, and a member of the Student Council. He practiced Dentistry in the Nashville area for many years, appointed a Preceptor for UT in General Dentistry.  A member of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, Nashville Dental Society, National Association of Alcohol & Drug Counselors, Advisory Council University of Utah School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies, appointed to the Advisory Committee for the school in 2006¸and a faculty member in 2008. He was named Alumni of the year in 2012.  He was appointed Chief of Staff at Tennessee Christian Hospital, a Consultant for Drug Formulating and Pain Regimen for Alive Hospice in Nashville.  He served as consultant to the American Dental Association’s Council on Dental Practice in 2012, served on the advisory Committee Program in 2010-2011. He received the “Fellowship Award for Distinguished Service” by the Tennessee Dental Association and is a member of the American College of Dentist. He was a member of the Board of Directors Vol State Community College Foundation, Board of Directors Nashville Dental Society, and Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club. He is a Noted lecturer and publisher author involved in teaching health professionals the disease concept of addiction. Dr. McElhiney is married, 52 years to Phyllis, one child, one granddaughter, whom he acted as a “Math Tutor” for this past year!!

Dr. Cory Glenn, DDS

VP of Technology, Blue Sky Bio
Dr. Glenn graduated from University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry. Following graduation, he completed the Lutheran Medical Center’s advanced program in general dentistry at the UT Memphis branch. He is a graduate of the Georgia Maxi Course in Implant Dentistry, the American Orthodontic Society’s Comprehensive Ortho Program, and is credentialed as an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has served as the CE director for the TN AGD and as president and CE director of the Middle TN Dental Study Club. Dr. Glenn is also one of the founders of Blue Sky Bio Academy, the online learning center. For several years, Dr. Glenn ran a private practice in Winchester, TN where he performed all disciplines of dentistry with a particular focus on utilizing technology and innovative techniques to provide treatment in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Dr. Glenn is the VP of Technology for Blue Sky Bio, the leading innovator in implant technology, where he focuses on product and software development as well as clinical customer support. He speaks extensively about CAD/CAM, cone beam technology, guided dental implants, dental photography, digital smile design, complete dentures, and complex full-mouth rehabilitation.

Dr. Nathan R. Hamman, DDS, MDS

Director, Southern Association of Orthodontists

Dr. Nathan Hamman is a native of northwest Tennessee. His original plan was to be a band director and he was a music education major at Austin Peay State University before making the switch to pre- dentistry. He received his DDS at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and completed his Master’s degree and orthodontic training there as well. His researched focused on cellular expression and modulation of specific cytokines during orthodontic tooth movement. Dr. Hamman joined the part time faculty at UT’s orthodontic department in 2012 where he teaches orthodontists-in- training and serves on their thesis committees. He also travels to Tucson, AZ once a year to teach domestic and international residents and orthodontists the art of wire bending and orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning at the Charles H. Tweed International Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education. Dr. Hamman, Dr. Richard Williams, and their incredible team make up their office, Williams & Hamman Orthodontics, which has been creating smiles in DeSoto County since 1985.

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