NADS Annual Meeting & CE Program

9/23/2022 • 1 CEUs
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NADS Annual Meeting & CE Program

Annual Meeting:
Are you looking for opportunities to connect with other NADS members or to get involved?  You should attend the annual meeting.  A brief meeting will take place before the CE program to vote in new officers and get an update on what's happening at the state and local level.

Overcoming Addictive Behaviors  

Addictive behaviors can affect nearly every aspect of your life—health, career, relationships. Admitting the problem is the first step in overcoming the addiction. But what are the next steps? In this session, learn how to identify behaviors that may be consuming you in an unhealthy way, what can trigger addictive behavior and how to keep it in check.  

Course objectives 
1. Attendees will learn how to identify unhealthy behaviors. 
2. Attendees will learn ways to control addictive behavior. 
3. Attendees will be provided resources to help themselves, friends and family, or patients who may have an issue of addiction.

Dr. Brett Kessler:

Brett Kessler, DDS has been practicing esthetic, functional and reconstructive dentistry since 1995.  He has been published in multiple national and local periodicals and news outlets on various subjects with respect to cosmetic dentistry and well-being issues. In 2015, Dr. Kessler was featured by the Denver Post as the only dentist in Colorado with its inaugural “Strength in Health” award. He has been recognized by his peers as a “Top Dentist” in 5280 Magazine every year since its inception in 2005. 

Dr. Kessler is a past president of the Colorado Dental Association. He also serves as the chairman of the well-being Committee for the State of Colorado and is a consultant for the American Dental Association, serving for several years on the Dental Well Being Advisory Committee.  Brett currently serves as the Trustee form the 14th ADA District as its representative to the ADA’s Board of Trustees. 

He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. 

In the fall of 2007, Dr. Kessler testified on behalf of the American Dental Association before the US Congress on the ravages of methamphetamines on the oral health. He speaks internationally to various organizations and dental societies with a focus on wellbeing and leadership concepts. 

While in private practice, he was a clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan until he moved to Colorado in 1999.  Brett then taught occlusion and morphology at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine from 2003-2011.  

Brett keeps in shape by both coaching and participating in various endurance races across the United States including the Ironman World Championships in Kona, HI.  

Brett and Gina have four children: Abbey, Max, Sydney and Riley


6:00pm to 9:00pm

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