Bisk Education and ADA Announce First Online Executive Program in Dental Practice Management

Posted on December 4, 2014

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bisk Education, a worldwide leader in online education, and the American Dental Association®, the nation's largest dental association and trusted provider of continuing education for dentists, have launched a new, 100% online Executive Program in Dental Practice Management.

In response to ADA member requests for online practice management and business education, the American Dental Association's Center for Professional Success™ collaborated with Bisk Education to bring dentists valuable insight and instruction from experts in dental practice management, business strategy and systems, financial management, legal and ethical issues, negotiation and conflict management, and leadership.

Program courses blend material from recognized dental practice management experts with ADA-selected content from the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business Stayer Center for Executive Education.

"Our goal is to provide dentists with the knowledge and skills to respond to the challenges they face every day in running their dental practice. This curriculum is a direct result of listening to our members who asked for practical business management assistance that fits their busy lives," said Dr.Maxine Feinberg, president, American Dental Association.

"We are proud the ADA has selected The University of Notre Dame lectures to incorporate in this program," said Paul Slaggert, director of Non-Degree Programs at the Stayer Center for Executive Education, located at the Mendoza College of Business. "Our lectures, paired with the ADA's practice management expertise will prepare today's dentists to effectively manage the business side of the practice."

"We're excited to help bring the best in dentistry together with the best in business education for the benefit of dental professionals," said Mike Bisk, President of Bisk Education. "By facilitating access to resources of this caliber, we make it easier for professionals to develop the skills they need with the convenience of innovative distance learning."

ADA members save more than 20% on the six courses that comprise the program, while also being able to take advantage of the member-only practice management resources and tools offered through the ADA Center for Professional Success.

To learn more or register, call 855-598-6559 or visit

About Bisk Education

Founded in 1971 by Nathan M. Bisk, Bisk Education is one of the world's leading providers of professional education online. For over 40 years, the company has been guided by a fundamental belief that learning is much more than a casual pursuit—it's a life-changing journey that never ends. By harnessing the latest technologies and developing new delivery methods, Bisk provides lifelong-learning opportunities that enable working adults to reach their personal and professional goals.

About the American Dental Association

The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA's flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA's consumer website For more offerings through the ADA Center for Professional Success visit

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