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5th Annual Insurance Extravaganza 2024
THE Dental Revenue Cycle Conference

$975 for your first ticket
$850 for each additional

Everything you need to know about both Dental and Medical Billing. All new coding changes for 2024. Two full days of FANTASTIC information, LIVE!


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Special Guest
Dr. Richard H. Madow

Co-founder of The Madow Center for Dental Practice Success

Keynote: Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Prosper!

In 1989, Dr. Richard Madow co-founded The Madow Center For Dental Practice Success with the goal of helping his fellow dentists achieve success and happiness in their practices. Having been named a “Leader In Dental Consulting” by Dentistry Today for many years running, his publications, articles and blogs are some of the most popular in the dental profession and have reached over 100,000 practices across the world!

Known for his hilarious and spontaneous style, Rich has lectured to standing room only crowds in practically every major city in The United States and Canada, teaching dentists and team members how to enjoy their careers, supercharge their practices, define and create their own personal success, increase profitability, and have more fun than ever before.

On a personal level, Rich is a life-long and award-winning musician and songwriter, having performed in many venues across North America. His music can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, and all of the regular streaming sites. Among his other achievements, Rich’s book “Is Your Frog Boiling” was an amazon.com bestseller, and he has traveled to 56 countries

February 9-10, 2024 in Nashville, Tenessee


Join us for the 5th Insurance Extravaganza

This event will be held at Gaylord Hotel in Nashville, TN

Live Courses

The 5th Annual Insurance Extravaganza brings more tracks, more breakouts, and more bleeding-edge information from the leaders in medical billing. Enjoy the pictures from last year! 

TimeActivityTrack 1: DentalSpeaker(s)Track 2: Medical/SpecialtySpeaker(s)Track 3: Revenue CycleSpeaker(s)
Day 1
7:30-8:30Registration and Breakfast
8:30-10Keynote speakerLove Dentistry, Have Fun and ProsperDr. Richard Madow
10-10:30Break, Exhibits
10:30-12Mini-KeynoteDocumentation and Changes That Are Coming (Value Based Care) – Christine Taxin and Teresa Duncan
1-2:30Breakout 1 (3 classes)Navigating the Mystery of EOBs
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Colleen HuffCollaboration With Medical ProvidersCarla CollierInsurance: Participation OverviewBrian Phillips
2:30-3Break, Exhibits
3:00-4:30Breakout 2 (3 classes)Fearless Patient Conversations
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Teresa DuncanMedical Billing Oral Surgery and CBCT
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Christine Taxin & GaryDSO’s: Should I Buy, Sell or Hold?
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Vincent Cardillo
4:30-5Wrap UpRaffle and Q&A with Speakers
5:00-6:00Cocktail Hour
Sponsored by Five Lakes Dental Practice Solutions
Day 2ActivityTrack 1: DentalSpeaker(s)Track 2: Medical/SpecialtySpeaker(s)Track 3: Revenue CycleSpeaker(s)
7-8Registration and Breakfast
8-9The Golden Girls Present Medicare Advantage
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9-10COMPLIANCE POWER PANEL w/ Sherri Richard, Duane Tinker, & Ray Brunner
10-10:30Break, Exhibits
10:30-12Breakout Session 3 (3 classes)Inflammation, Bleeding, and the Patients Medical History
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Janet Press, RDHRules and Billing of Sleep Medicine
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Jan PalmerMedical Dental Hospital Billing
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Sharon Howell
1-2:30Breakout 4 (3 classes)Navigating Recoupments, Refunds and Appeals
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Estela VargasPediatric TMD and Sleep Apnea
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Jan Palmer & Christine
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How to Avoid Audits
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Duane Tinker
2:30-3Break, Exhibits
3:00-4Now What? Taking All of This Back To Your Office with Teresa and Lynne
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4-5Wrap Up More Prizes and Free Meeting For Next Year

Platinum Sponsors


Christine Taxin

It takes a special talent to make billing and insurance issues interesting and understandable, and Christine Taxin has that talent.  A visionary leader in the field of billing and dental wellness, Taxin has educated and inspired teams across the country to increase production, improve collections, and most importantly, revolutionize their approach to patient health and wellness.   Taxin has over 40 years of experience in medical offices, dental offices, and dental education.  A frequent speaker at conferences, she’s authored and published 15 detailed manuals on how to navigate medical conditions and medical billing in dental practices.

Teresa Duncan

With over 20 years of healthcare experience, Teresa addresses topics such as Insurance Coding, Office Manager Training and Patient Conversations. Her memberships include the National Speakers Association and the National Association of Dental Plans. She has been named one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry and is the author of Moving Your Patients to Yes: Easy Insurance Conversations as well as a contributing author to the ADA’s annual CDT Companion Guides. Her podcast “Nobody Told Me That!” provides regular coding and management updates. Teresa received her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management.

Jan Palmer

Practicing dental sleep medicine is a goal for many, but a reality for few. The complexity of the reimbursement process has provided enough frustration that many dental offices abandon the potentially lifesaving and profitable area of practice. Medical insurance education is often last picked for the proverbial dodge ball game however, all medical billing for dental sleep medicine is can be learned. If you looking to implement dental sleep medicine into your practice, are struggling with workflow of dental sleep medicine or have an established practice that needs to advance to the next level, she has established highly effective processes to share.

Vincent Cardillo

Vincent Cardillo is the Founder and CEO of Maeva Dental Advisors, the most experienced dental practice advisors in the United States. Many of the industry’s management concepts for delivering value can be traced directly to Vince’s visionary work. Cardillo has been a trusted DSO leader since the industry was conceived, and is considered one of its founding fathers as owner and operator of one of the first DSOs in the United States. As the leader of Maeva Dental Advisors, Vince is on a mission to revolutionize the industry once more with Pronto!, dentistry’s sole performance management system and the only single source data warehouse in the market. Pronto! is a transformative and powerful dental practice performance concept that empowers dental practice owners, including DSOs, Group Practices, and large single operators to make more powerful, precise, better business decisions quickly and more accurately than ever before.

Colleen Huff, FAADOM

Colleen has been in the dental field for 27+ years. Starting as a dental customer service representative, she has worked/managed dental offices for 27+ years. Her experiences span managing multi location practices to growing a practice from the ground up. Colleen began full time speaking and consulting in 2021. She helps dental practices around the country improve their Dental Insurance knowledge and administrative systems, as well as traveling the country speaking at national conventions as well as local AADOM Chapters on a variety of Dental Insurance topics. You can find her Insurance Mastery course at Front Office Rock.  

Lynne Leggett

Lynne Leggett BS, founder and CEO of Victory Dental Management, is a dental practice management speaker, coach, and author with over 25 years of business experience. She is passionate about helping doctors and their teams reach their full potential, increase their productivity and profitability while enabling them to deliver the best patient experience. As a speaker, she teaches doctors and their teams on how to take their practice to the next level and improve their leadership capability. Being a seasoned basketball coach, she understands what it means to have a true team working together, not just employees working at your practice.

Estela Vargas

Estela Vargas, Founder and CEO of Remote Sourcing, brings clinical expertise and business
acumen to dentistry. With a background as a surgical dental hygienist and practice administration, she has integrated her vast experience to shape the industry’s future. Estela masters coding dental claims, advancing the profession and advocating for transformative change. Join Estela for visionary leadership insights and how she’s reshaping the dental landscape.

Duane Tinker

A former law enforcement officer for the Texas Dental Board Mr. Duane Tinker works with dentists and Dental Service Organizations to implement and maintain compliance and risk management programs. Mr. Tinker has audited hundreds of dental offices, thousands of dental records and trained countless dental professionals on compliance and risk management matters. He is a confidant of many highly-regarded dentists and DSOs. Mr. Tinker hosts a podcast called Talking with The Toothcop. You can find it on your favorite podcast app or the Dental Compliance Specialists website at DentalCompliance.com.

Carla Collier

Carla is a fourth-generation Floridian who has worked in the dental field for 23 years and has the MAADOM (Mastership) distinction with the American Association of Dental Office Managers.​ She has coached and managed office both dental and dental sleep medicine practices. Being passionate about creating a culture of growth by helping offices build lifelong relationships with referring dental and medical practices in addition to their patients, Carla can show you how to find your compass and achieve more than your goals while staying on a budget. Having over four decades of business management, marketing and coaching in dental, medical and retail she has built lifelong relationships.​

Janet Press, RDH

Fellow Academy Laser Dentistry, educator, and coach, with over 35 year’s clinical experience, brings together science and cutting-edge patient care, expanded practice protocols, and professional motivation to the Dental Health Professionals in her audiences. Her dynamic programs inspire participants to achieve extraordinary results, expand patient relationships, and profitability in their professional practice. Janet brings the most up-to-date science and fresh approaches to her participants, whether teaching molecular repair and regeneration with lasers, new clinical treatment protocols, or improved team communication.


Client Testimonials

Throughout our years of experience, we’ve had the honor of helping hundreds of dental specialists improve their practices in billing and productivity. See what some of them have to say…

Where to Stay?

February 9 @ 8:00 am February 10 @ 5:00 pm EST

We are partnering with the Gaylord Opryland Resort by Marriot and we encourage all attendees to stay there! Click the link below to claim your exclusive room rate today.

Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville.

Special Offers

  • MEMBERSHIP SAVINGS: all Dental Medical Billing members instantly save 10% on all Extravaganza tickets. Discount automatically applied!