CE Night #3 – (3 CE credit) January 23rd, 2013 (Wednesday)

Topic: “Success Is All About You”

This lecture is sponsored by TD Canada Trust. Win door prize at the event.

Speaker: Ms. Nadean Burkett, Executive Director, Career Transitions & Practice Management

Venue: Radisson President Hotel, 8181 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC
Time: 6:00 p.m. (registration) 6:30 p.m. (dinner) 7:30 p.m. (lecture)
Fees: Free (members) $90 (non-members)


  • Defining “SUCCESS”
  • How to quantify success in real terms
  • What really makes a practice successful
  • The most common mistakes that dentists make in their practice and how to avoid them

The Clinician:

Ms.Nadean Burkett, founder of NADEAN BURKETT & ASSOCIATES INC and operated since 2004. Her expertise is engaged by dental professionals, financial institutions, lawyers and accountants in their career transition and practice management. Entering the dental profession as a chair side assistant in 1975, training under Dr. Bill Scott in Vancouver, her passion for serving the community and the dental profession began. Interest in integrating clinical with management and administration aspects of dentistry quickly became a priority. Her educational background includes Business Administration and Marketing (BCIT) directly applied over three decades in clinical, administration and management of dental practices in Greater Vancouver and Toronto. During 2001-2003, Ms. Burkett was the Western Regional Manager for the Professional Services division of a major Canadian dental supply distributor. Her education and experience provides her with a commitment to empowering dental professionals so that they can make informed decisions with confidence on issues and matters affecting them through all phases of their career and practice cycle. A knowledgeable coach, objective advisor and able facilitator, Ms.Burkett provides support through educational seminars, private coaching, and regular written articles in prestigious dental journals, Spectrum Dialogue and Dental TEAMWORK on topics related to career transition and practice management. She has also prepared more than 400 practice assessments and feasibility studies for general and specialty dental practices since 2004. It is her approach to pro-active risk management, fairness and collaboration that continues to make a positive impact in the dental profession throughout Canada and United States.