About the IDEAS22 Conference

The Iowa Dental Association (IDA) Annual Session is the premier dental meeting in the state!

Home Page 2022The IDA Annual Session is back in-person and bigger than ever! IDEAS22 is the Iowa Dental Association’s annual session, reuniting Iowa dental professionals for the first time in person since 2019. IDEAS22 is jampacked with 24 education sessions, including 41 hours of CEU content plus business and practice management courses. IDEAS22 is designed to provide a stimulating and interactive educational experience for the entire dental team! You’ll discover innovative ideas and best practices from sessions on the latest trends and research in the dental industry, with topics focused on dental sleep medicine, implants, cone beam technology, infection control, opioids and pain management, and much more!

IDEAS22 serves as a place where dental professionals and exhibitors from throughout the state of Iowa join together to learn the latest techniques and technology in the dental field, as well as expand their professional network. It also affords attendees opportunities to network at a variety of social events. For the first time, IDA is partnering with the Des Moines District Dental Society to host their spring meeting in conjunction with IDEAS22, providing even more networking opportunities. No more Zoom fatigue!

Enhance your practice at IDEAS22, where you and your team will take home innovative concepts and ideas encompassing the state of the art and science in dentistry.



 Thursday, April 28
 Friday, April 29
 Saturday, April 30
 Thursday, April 28

8:00 - 9:30 AMDr. William PaveletzHow “Small” Can They Go... Nano/Ormocer Technology and the Advancement in Bonding and Composites 1.5
8:00 - 9:00 AMMr. Tom HemmenPreparing/Valuation/Process...Dental Practice TransitionN/A
8:30 AM - NoonDr. Gy YatrosYou Need Sleep and So Does Your Practice3
9:00 - 10:00 AMMr. Brandon FitzMaximizing Your Profitability Through Real EstateN/A
9:00 AM - 5:30 PMExhibit Hall Open
10:00 - 11:30 AMDr. William Paveletz“It’s Getting Hot in Here”... Thermal Viscous Technology and Its Advancements in Bulk Fill Composites1.5
10:30 - 11:30 AMADAPT & FIND ProgramsFinding Your Buyer: Tools for Rural Iowa Dental PracticesN/A
12:30 -2:00 PMDr. William Paveletz“Brushing the Ones, You Want to Keep” Educating the Aging Population About Their Need for Improving Oral Healthcare 1.5
12:30 to 1:30 PM Attorneys from Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Des MoinesImportant Legal and Practical Considerations When Buying or Selling a PracticeN/A
1:00 - 4:30 PMDr. Gy YatrosDental Sleep Medicine Hands-On Experience3
1:30 - 2:30 PMMr. Adam Reisch and Mr. Ron StallmanUncovering Substantial Tax Savings for Your Dental PracticeN/A
2:30 - 4:00 PMDr. William PaveletzImpressive Dental-Hacks, Shortcuts, and Secrets for Today’s Dental Assistants to “WOW” Their Dentist and Patients1.5
3:00 - 4:00 PMDr. Joshua GindeaMaking 2022 A Banner Year: Using the Latest Marketing Tools to Increase Efficiency, Grow Your Practice, and Increase Your RevenuesN/A
4:30 - 5:30 PMExhibit Hall Happy Hour
5:30 - 7:00 PMNew Dentist Reception
5:30 - 7:00 PMIDPAC Reception

 Saturday, April 30

7:30 AM - 12:15 PMDr. Anthony E. ChilluraRisk Management Seminar4.5
8:00 AM - 12:15 PMDr. Karen BakerDental Drug Therapy: How to Maximize Results with Minimal Risk4
8:00 - 9:00 AMDr. Carrie McKnightInfection Control for the Iowa Dental Practice 1
9:00 - 10:00 AMMs. Jill Stuecker and Dr. Lisa HolstIowa Dental Board Jurisprudence Course1
10:15 AM - 12:15 PMMs. Dawn KlostermannDental Radiology Update2

Pricing Information



ADA Practice Transitions
D4C Dental Brands
Dorsey & Whitney, LLP
Doctors Internet
Hemmen & Associates
Henry Schein
Honkamp Krueger
Huntington Practice Finance
Iowa Academy of General Dentistry
Northwestern Mutual, Brad Schooler, CFP
The Prairie View Group at Morgan Stanley
PreXion, Inc.