Our apologies, this event is being rescheduled.

The publishers of The Journal of The American Dental Association bring you JADA Live – a live CE seminar offering up to 6 hours of ADA CERP credit. This full-day event promises to be relevant and practical with the best and latest information to help you provide better care for your patients.

Course Includes

Dr. Mark Tholen will break down the office design process while teaching techniques to increase office efficiency. Throughout the day you will gain insight and understanding on the office design process. You will also participate in interactive sessions and use financial calculators to understand the impact of your improvements.

What You Will Learn

  1. Integrate technology into your office efficiently
  2. Discuss how ergonomic solutions can improve productivity
  3. Optimize patient and work flow
  4. Discover new methods to increase patient comfort
  5. Place equipment to maximize space


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:05 am

Opening Remarks

9:05 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The Common Denominator of Practice Success

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Making the Clinical Areas of Your Office Work For You

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Including Current & Future Technologies into New Office Design

2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Financial Analysis of the Project

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Putting It Together: A Roadmap for Office Design

4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Live Demonstration & Reception

Distinguished Presenter

Dr. Mark Tholen, DDS, MBA

Dr. Mark Tholen’s career in the dental industry spans almost 30 years, including 10 years in private practice before obtaining his MBA from the University of Texas. Additionally Dr. Tholen served as the Chief of Oral Medicine and Surgery at the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York City. He is the author of three dental textbooks published by Lea & Febiger, as well as a comprehensive book on all aspects of dental office design which was introduced in February 2006. To complement his knowledge of design, he was the former CEO at T.H.E. Design, a dental office design firm that has created over 3,000 offices in virtually every State of the Union, Europe, and Australia. Dr. Tholen has lectured extensively in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Asia and is a former consulting editor to the parent corporation of Dental Economics.


You will receive 6.0 units of continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. American Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. 

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Terms & Conditions

Logistic support provided by Antidote Education Company. 

Registration cancellations must be received in writing by Antidote by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, June 6, 2014. Cancellations received by this date will receive a full refund less a $10 processing fee per registration cancellation. No refunds or exchanges will be made for cancellations received by Antidote after June 6 for any reason. Please allow 7 days for refund processing. 

Please email, fax or mail your cancellation request to:
Antidote Education Company
25 Highland Park Village, 100-158
Dallas, TX 75205
Fax: 214.346.9322
Email: registration@jadalive.org 

Per AdvaMed guidelines, we are unable to accommodate children, spouses or guests who are not dental professionals.


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 East Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 585-4848
Venue Info & Reservations


This event is in the process of being rescheduled.

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