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Learn from renowned independent instructors

Hands-on training placing crowns on every primary tooth

Individualized instruction to ensure immediate implementation in your practice

Master the Express Prep technique for predictable and fast (4 minute) crown placement

Expert advice in diagnosis, treatment planning, common errors, troubleshooting and more

Network with new peers as you join with nearly 5000 NuSmile users and become part of the NuSmile family

Progressive Esthetics Agenda

  Registration & Breakfast (Provided by NuSmile)

8:00am-12:30pm Presentation, interactive discussion and Hands-On Instruction on Pre-Veneered and Zirconia Anterior 

12:30pm-1:15pm Lunch (Provided by NuSmile)

1:15pm-4:30pm Presentation, interactive discussion and Hands-On Instruction on Zirconia Posterior 


Our instructors have unparalleled clinical experience using zirconia pediatric crowns and
are widely recognized for their practical and engaging teaching styles.

David Evans, DMD

A graduate of the University of Utah and Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine who then spent two years as a pediatric dental resident at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Evans is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and continues to pursue the life of full time private practice clinician and business owner of Pediatric Dental OKC in Oklahoma City, as well as an adjunct faculty member in pediatrics at The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Evans enjoys meeting new people, traveling and being active with outdoor sporting involving all four seasons. He also enjoys and seeks opportunities to provide care to the under-served both domestically and internationally whenever opportunity allows. Over the last several years Dr. Evans has placed thousands of zirconia crowns with varying types of both simple and challenging cases. This experience has provided many learning opportunities and productive challenges with the goal of providing each and every patient the most esthetic, functional and healthy smile possible.

Dr. LaRee Johnson, DDS MS

Dr. Johnson graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee, where she completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery. She received her certificate in pediatric dentistry and Master of Science at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. In 2001, Dr. Johnson became a board certified pediatric dentist and was chosen in 2016 to serve as one of six Directors for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She has served as president of the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is a member of multiple professional organizations. In 2017, Dr. Johnson was inducted into the International College of Dentists, an honor given to a very small percentage of dentists for significant contributions to their communities and to the profession of dentistry. Dr. Johnson enjoys teaching at UNC where she holds an adjunct faculty position, and she has served as a speaker at both national and international conferences and various venues. Dr. Johnson, her husband, their two children and dogs live in Raleigh. Dr. Johnson has completed 3 Ironman distance triathlons and the Umstead 100 Mile Endurance Run.

Dr. Eric Ellis, DMD

A graduate of Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ellis was chief resident at Children’s Hospital of Michigan where he received his speciality training in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Ellis is a board certified pediatric dentist and has lectured at local, regional and national Pediatric dental meetings. Dr. Ellis is a partner in three offices in Phoenix Arizona and enjoys doing missionary work in Ethiopia.When not busy fighting tooth decay, Dr. Ellis loves spending time with his wife, two children, and his French bulldog Daisy. Dr. Ellis’ hobbies include climbing, hiking, and weight training at the gym.



It's only fitting that the ultimate hands-on workshop take place in the top-notch surroundings with access to the finest restaurants and recreational facilities. What better way to reward yourself for having the foresight to attend a workshop that will have a profound impact on your practice?