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Prepay for 2019-20 CE Courses and Save!

CLICK HERE for Information & Registration Form


Two Friday programs, 9/20/19 & 2/28/20
Buffet lunch
Happy hour drink ticket
Door prizes
8 CE hours per program 


  Space Is Limited—Priority will be given to Season Members
Location—GRID Collaborative Workspace, 12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66213 

TUITION FEES (all fees include lunch):

Season Membership (prepaid total for both events):

$500 for ADA Active Members
$100 for Life (Active or Retired) & Retired Members

Pay-Per-Meeting Fees:

$350 for ADA, Life, non-ADA
$50 for dental team members​

Reduced fee schedule for recent graduates (0-5 years)

To purchase a 2019-20 Study Club Season Membership, click here.

 If you have additional questions, feel free to contact Program Committee Chair Mitch Hopkins at, or Nedra Sparks

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The 2019 Golf Classic will be held Friday, September 13, at Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Olathe. Click here to download the sign-up form. Teams and individuals must be registered by August 15.

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At the Fifth District Annual Business Meeting, four Trustees will be selected as representatives to the KDA Board of Trustees (this will replace current Delegate and Alternate Delegate positions). The President and Vice President will serve in the first two positions, with two additional Trustees elected from among the general membership.

Trustees will serve a two-year term, and must attend four mandatory meetings per year (one Friday in November-location TBD, one Thursday for Dental Day in Topeka, and Friday lunch and Saturday lunch during the Midwest Dental Conference in KCMO).

Any Fifth District member in good standing may be nominated for this position by contacting Jill Jenkins.

Yet another great membership benefit!


The Kansas Dental Association is always looking for ways to deliver members more value, including support to be more competitive and efficient in the business side of practice. Now, the KDA has formed an alliance with The Dentists Supply Company (TDSC) to provide savings on a wider selection of supplies through one easy-to-shop site. ​Click here for more information. 


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Friday, 9/20​/2019

Dr. Michael Noffze

will ​present 

The Digital Age of Dentistry

 8:00am to 4:30pm ​

Location: GRID Collaborative Workspace
12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66213

About ​Dr. Noffze...
Dr. Michael Noffze is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice in Fargo, ND. He practices the entire scope of the specialty including: pathologic, cosmetic, traumatic, and reconstructive surgery. He received his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery from the Mayo Clinic. 

He also received his medical degree from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine as well as a certificate in preliminary general surgery. Prior to entering his residency program, he attended Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he earned his dental degree with highest distinction.
He is currently a member of multiple professional organizations including the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Noffze is the director of one of the largest dental study clubs in the United States.

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Friday, 2/28/2020

Dr. Kevin Kwiecien

will present

Health-Centered Dentistry in the Digital World

 8:00am to 4:00pm

Location: GRID Collaborative Workspace
12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66213

About ​Dr. ​Kwiecien...
Dr. Kwiecien graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 1995 and holds a master’s degree in healthcare administration. He has more than 25 years of private practice experience with most of those years overlapping in academia. Before joining Spear Education full-time from 2014-2017, Dr. Kwiecien served as assistant professor of restorative dentistry at Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry where his roles included director of the university’s faculty dental practice, as well as course director of pre-clinical fixed prosthodontics and co-course director of advanced restorative concepts. Dr. Kwiecien’s dedication to high-level continuing education began with Dr. Frank Spear in 2001. Shortly thereafter, he completed the curriculum at the L.D. Pankey Institute. He has over a decade of national and international lecturing and workshops. Dr. Kwiecien is an adjunct faculty member at Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, directing the practice management curriculum. He also serves as faculty member at the L.D. Pankey Institute and dedicates the majority of his time as the owner of K Squared Facilitation and Dental Education, facilitating long-term health for the practice, team, and patient.

To purchase a 2019-20 Study Club Season Membership, download a Season Membership Registration Form HERE.

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It's not too early to make plans to attend the Fifth District Annual Business Meeting and complimentary lunch! This is a great opportunity to connect with other members and be informed.
Mark your calendars for Friday, September 20, 2019, 11:30am to 1:00pm, at GRID Collaborative Workspace, 12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66213.

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Dr. and Mrs. Chad Bulleigh will host the annual President's Social at Topgolf this year.
Mark your calendar: 

Thursday, October 3

7:00pm to 10:00pm

10611 Nall Ave, Overland Park, KS

note with pushpinComing in 2020! 
An areawide Dental Symposium hosted by Greater Kansas City Dental Society and the Fifth District will be held Friday, September 18, 2020, with a cocktail reception Thursday evening at the Overland Park Sheraton. We hope to make this an annual CE event in Kansas City. Make plans now to attend!

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The Fifth District Dental Society is ​pleased to welcome the following
new member:

Dr. ​​Frankie Banhart, Overland Park

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If you would be interested in providing dental services on a per diem basis, please contact our Emergency Practice Aid Director, Dr. Mike Klein, 913.681.8138, or Nedra Sparks, 913.338.2227,


The American College of Dentists is a great resource for free online dental ethics courses. 

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Fifth District Calendar


The following Study Club programs will be held at GRID Collaborative Workspace, 
12022 Blue Valley Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66213:

Friday, September 20, 2019 Dr. Michael Noffze will present The Digital Age of Dentistry, sponsored by Straumann. The program will run from 8:00am to 4:30pm, followed by happy hour. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 Dr. Kevin Kwiecien will present Health Centered Dentistry in the Digital World. The program will run from 8:00am to 4:00pm, followed by happy hour.


  • August 16, 2019 Special Meeting of KDA Board of Delegates, Emporia, KS
  • September 13, 2019 Annual Golf Classic--Contact Dr. Karl Breuckmann
  • September 20, 2019 Study Club Program at GRID Collaborative Workspace, OP
  • September 20, 2019 Annual Business Meeting & Lunch
  • October 3, 2019 Annual President's Social at Topgolf
  • February 28, 2020 Study Club Program at GRID Collaborative Workspace, OP
  • September 17-18, 2020 Dental Symposium with GKCDS


Meetings will be held at Chad Bulleigh's office, 14424 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS
August 6, 2019


An added benefit to living in the Kansas City metro area is the availability of quality CE programs through our sister organization in Missouri, Greater Kansas City Dental Society. For more information, call 816.737.5353 or email

  • September 20, 2019 Practice Management Lecture
  • October 11, 2019 Occlusion/TMD & Technology Lectures
  • November 22, 2019 Oral Surgery Lecture