The Journey to Developing a Thriving Multidisciplinary Practice

1:40 – 2:20 P.M.
The Journey to Developing a Thriving Multidisciplinary Practice
Effrat Habsha, BSC, DDS, Dip Prostho, MSc, FRCD(C)
University of Toronto

Following this session, the attendee should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of newer digital technologies when incorporated into a multidisciplinary practice.
  • Outline keys to creating a successful specialty practice.
  • Introduce the Women in Dentistry organization and outline its importance and relevance.

The discipline of prosthodontics has significantly evolved over the years in ways that beckon clinicians to have an open mind for continued success. Technological advances and new materials have enabled more advanced treatment protocols and options for patients. The armamentarium is not the only part of practice that has expanded, but the manner in which clinicians deliver care has also grown. The focus of this presentation will be to highlight the trials and tribulations of the evolution of a large multidisciplinary prosthodontic practice. In addition, insights will be shared regarding keys to success for practice.

Biography: Dr. Effie Habsha received her Bachelor of Science, DDS, Diploma in Prosthodontics, and Maters of Science from the University of Toronto. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She currently instructs both at the undergraduate and graduate level in prosthodontics at the University of Toronto. Dr. Habsha is a Professor at George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology and is the On-staff Prosthodontist at MedCan clinic in Toronto. She also holds an appointment as Staff Prosthodontist at Mount Sinai Hospital.