One of The Profession’s Best Speakers

Guiding Your Attendees Through the Maze of Dental Technology

Without the right expertise, it’s easy for your Attendees to stumble on costly technology pitfalls. Moreover, HIPAA and HITECH can add to the technical burden.

A Doctor and a Technology Expert!

Dr. Lavine is a former periodontist. He’s walked in your attendees’ shoes and he is the leading authority on dental technology. More than 30 years of dental and dental technology experience make him an authority your Attendees want—and need—to hear.

As founder of The Digital Dentist, Dr. Lavine has extensive hands-on experience with management software, imaging software, digital imaging devices, computers, servers, networks, and digital radiography, from 2D to 3D.

Dr. Lavine’s timely and practical lectures will empower your Attendees and provide the guidance they need to successfully transverse the technology maze. Watch his speaking video today!

Previous Speaking Engagements

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Academy of Endodontics
  • California Dental Association
  • Dentaltown Annual Meeting
  • Yankee Dental Congress
  • Seattle Study Club Annual Meeting
  • Ohio State University
  • Loma Linda University
  • Maine Dental Association
  • ACT Dental Summit
  • Business of Dentistry Conference
  • British Academy of Dentistry Conference (Scotland)
  • Masters of Dentistry Extravaganza (Australia)
  • Toronto Winter Clinic (Canada)
  • Dr. Lavine has spoken in 48 US states!

Certifications, Honors, Affiliations

  • Certified HIPAA Security Professional
  • CompTia Certified A+ Computer Repair Technician
  • CompTia Network+ Certified
  • Alpha Omega Award, Boston University, 1988
  • Pierre Fauchard Award, Boston University
  • Former Dentaltown Computer and Software Forum Moderator
  • Indian Health Service, Former Technology Consultant
  • Speaking Consulting Network, Member

Published Articles

  • Dental Economics
  • Dentistry Today
  • Dental Equipment and Materials
  • Dental Practice Report
  • New Dentist
  • Dental Angle Online
  • Dentaltown Magazine

One of the Dental Profession’s Best Speakers

When it comes to making sense of dental technology, thousands of doctors have come to trust Dr. Lavine’s recommendations. His clear, concise lecture style and authoritative nature grab the audience’s attention. Your audience will immediately understand they’re about to learn something critically important.

When you watch Dr. Lavine’s demo video, you’ll understand, too: Here’s a speaker that will add tremendous value to your event.

After you’ve watched the video, you’re invited to chat with Dr. Lavine at 866-204-3398 or via email at

A Case of “What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You!”

Exciting Topics in High Demand

Dr. Lavine will explore the current threats to dental practices and provide timely advice on steps to take right now to protect their patient information.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize criminal practices used to lock and steal PHI
  • Learn the tools available to protect PHI
  • Understand HIPAA regulations related to cybersecurity
  • Develop a plan to implement changes
  • Interactive course with attendees invited to to bring a laptop of Windows tablet
  • Available in half day, full day, or keynote format


Dr. Lavine will provide your attendees with the tools and technique needed to transition their practice efficiently and effectively.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate a “treatment Plan” for stages, implementation, budget
  • Identify software to supplement the management system
  • Understand impact of 3D imaging and other hi-tech devices
  • Develop a plan for data backup and business continuity
  • Explore new dental technology that assists with data security
  • Interactive course with attendees invited to to bring a laptop of Windows tablet
  • Available in half day, full day, or keynote format


Dr. Lavine walks attendees through a step-by-step game plan that details the policies and procedures that practices must implement to move toward full compliance.

Learning Objectives:

  • Illuminate HIPAA, HITECH, and Omnibus Guidelines
  • Learn a 6-step plan for knowing which technology to use and when
  • Discover how regulations affect data privacy and security
  • Identify software to supplement the management system
  • Recognize software that can assist in moving toward compliance
  • Learn how to protect data and develop a disaster recovery protocol
  • Interactive course with attendees invited to to bring a laptop of Windows tablet
  • Available in half day, full day, or keynote format