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Founded in 1931, the Northern Virginia Dental Society (NVDS) is the largest of eight component societies of the Virginia Dental Association and the American Dental Association with over 1,3​00 local member dentists including specialists.

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The mission of the Northern Virginia Dental Society is to represent and serve the members of the Society​ and the public by fostering quality oral health care through continuing education, open communication, and legislation.

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Christopher Ramsey

NVDS CE PROGRAM – “MASTERING Your Sixth Sense: Understanding the Art Of Persuasion, Body Language, and Human Decision Making for Improved Treatment Acceptance” Chris Ramsey, DMD

  • Fri, May 08, 2020 | 8:30 AM - Fri, May 08, 2020 | 4:00 PM


6 CEU  - Course Type: Lecture
All day presentation - Registration starts at 8 am

Registration will open no later than 30 days before the event date.

Program Description:

During this session Dr Ramsey will cover the elements of his M.A.S.T.E.R. program. This trademarked concept will highlight specific elements of both verbal and non-verbal communication. The M.A.S.T.E.R. program encompasses the concepts of Human Decision Making, Body Language, and the Art of Persuasion. With the understanding of these elements, the doctor and team members will begin to see what many others do not in everyday communication. This approach ultimately leads to increased case acceptance and improved interpersonal relationships.

- Provide the participants with the tools necessary to “see” what others do not in everyday communication: “The Sixth Sense"
- Provide participants the simple understanding of “Body Language” cues which allow for better communication.
- Provide insight into both conscious and sub-conscious decision making and how that effects treatment acceptance.
-Provide an understanding of the Art of Persuasion and its effect on decision making.
-Provide insight into hospitality and “Disney” style customer service elements that lead to dynamic changes. 

The Northern Virginia Dental Society 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. See each course description for the number of continuing education credits designated by the Northern Virginia Dental Society.