User Meeting

TDO User Meeting & Scientific Session

The TDO User Meeting and Scientific Session will be held on Thursday, October 6 to Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, a private luxury resort nestled on Mission Bay in San Diego located at 1404 Vacation Road, San Diego, CA 92109. (View Map)

The Scientific Session will be held on Thursday October 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The TDO User Meeting will take place on Friday October 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday October 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. and lunch at noon on all days.

A reception, including dinner and entertainment, will be on Friday from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the Paradise Point Resort. Please check the complete Schedule of Events for more details. For those interested, golf will be on Wednesday afternoon this year since the Scientific Session will be a full day on Thursday. The hotel offers a package to the Sycuan Resort which includes transportation. We thought an early afternoon tee time would allow travel time in the morning.

Some highlights for this year are:

  • Two full days of TDO training sessions for doctors, staff and guests–including tracks for assistants, clinicians and new vs advanced users.
  • Mock operatory setup and TDO computer lab
  • Friday evening dinner with entertainment.
  • Complimentary transportation from hotel room to conference center via the Paradise Point Tram service.
  • 10% discount for Spa services.
  • 10% discount for Island Market merchandise.
  • up to 21 Continuing Education credits provided by the Dental Board of California
  • up to 16 Continuing Education credits provided by ADA CERP

Contemporary Restorative Procedures Course

  • Contemporary restorative procedures under the microscope for endodontically treated teeth: a full-day, hands-on course by Drs. Rick Schwartz, Marga Ree and Ron Fransman
  • Date: Wednesday October 5 and Sunday October 9, 2016. Time: 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Paradise Point Resort and Spa, 1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA 92109
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Demo Operatory Training Schedule


Drs. Scott Bentkover, Peter Endo, Edward Kasper, Carlos Murgel, Joy Haskins & Kim Lopez will be offering a class that will consist of eight 15-minute sessions which doctors and/or assistants may sign up for in advance in order to get hands-on training. These individualized and focused training sessions will give both doctors and assistants training in the areas of ergonomics, documentation, operatory design and Clinical-TDO navigation. This will be a great opportunity to get hands-on training and get your questions answered by our instructors. Listed below is the schedule.


Friday October 7th

Session 1- 3:00-3:15pm           Dr. Steven Huffaker/Jill Cottrell

Session 2- 3:15-3:30pm           Dr. Harry Mohan

Session 3- 3:30-3:45pm           Dr. Fiona McMichen/Krista Green/Kim Howard

Session 4- 3:45-4:00pm           Dr. Angela Noguera/Cherlyn Franco


Saturday October 8th

Session 5- 3:00-3:15pm           Dr. Gary Harris/ Jessica Taylor, Jackie Bohman, Brandi Payne

Session 6- 3:15-3:30pm           Dr. Jenelle Silvers

Session 7- 3:30-3:45pm           Dr. Luiz Rocha

Session 8- 3:45-4:00pm           Dr. David McCarty/Laura Upton



Dr Patrick Caldwell/ Lateetia Skeehan-Heugh

Dr. Varayini Yoganathan/ Sai Yoganathan

Dr Jarid Burley/ Katie Burley

Dr. Rahul Goria

Dr. Brent Moore

Dr. Rahim Karmali

Dr. Susan Wood / Jenny and Dallas

*If you are on the wait list, please remember to be in the Bay View Room on Oct. 7th and Oct. 8th from 3 to 4 p.m. in case your name is called. If an attendee does not show up for their assigned session, we will call names from the wait list in the order that they appear.

Travel Recommendations

The Paradise Point Resort & Spa is located on Mission Bay and is approximately 6 miles from the San Diego International Airport (SAN). It is a full-service resort and spa with excellent features such as five pools, a private marina, mini golf course, fitness center, tennis courts and much more! Transportation from the airport is approximately $12 per person using the Cloud 9 Shuttle service. Be sure to make your reservation in advance.

The room rate will be a discounted rate of $199 per night for the Lanai Garden Rooms. Click here or call (800) 344-2626 and reference “TDO Software” to make a reservation. In the Lanai Garden, you may choose one king or two queen beds. The deadline for this discounted rate is August 25th. Please do not delay in making your reservation–it is likely the hotel will sell out!

If the Paradise Point Resort & Spa is fully booked, the following three resorts are in closest proximity. Please note we do not have a group rate at these other resorts, but they may have rooms available.

The Dana at Mission Bay

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1710 West Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina

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1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

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1775 East Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

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