2015 Patterson Diamond Scholar at the AADOM Conference

Continuing education is important for the advancement of any professional and can help lead a practice to growth. Dental office managers are often essential to the success of a practice, bringing in a multitude of skill sets from customer service to marketing to billing and beyond. We value the continued education and support of dental office managers,  which is why Patterson has been the long-standing Diamond Sponsor of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM), a national organization that provides education and networking opportunities, and an energetic, welcoming community of office managers from all over the country.

Every year, Patterson awards scholarships for dental office managers to attend the annual AADOM conference, which is why I always look forward to attending. It gives our team a chance to meet these winners face-to-face and see first-hand how inspirational they can be. This year, we awarded 8 scholarships to exceptional dental office managers and as usual, I was so impressed with their experiences and knowledge.

2015 Patterson Scholarship Winners
Back row (left to right): Deana Zost, Margaret Homer Front row (left to right): Laura Terlosky, Jenni Current, Connie Kratohvil, Rebecca Hovarter, Kristen Edwards, and Carla Bennett.

There was one office manager who really stood out to us. She is a relatively new office manager and treatment coordinator with about five years under her belt. She exemplified a tremendous amount of knowledge and energy to effectively and efficiently run a profitable practice. She strives to make sure patients have a comfortable experience and that her team members are motivated and have the support they need. Her name is Margaret Homer, and we awarded her our 2015 Patterson Diamond Scholar award.

2015 Patterson Diamond Scholarshpi Winner
Jennifer Hannon, Director of Marketing Operations at Patterson Dental, with the Patterson Diamond Scholar winner, Margaret Homer, office manager at Perimeter Dental.

If you’re an office manager, or have one in your practice who could benefit from the opportunities provided through AADOM, I encourage you to sign up today. (As an added bonus, if you sign up for a new membership by January 31, 2016, Patterson and AADOM will make a donation to Oral Health America – details here.)

Patterson Dental - Diamond Sponsor of AADOM
Jennifer Hannon of Patterson, accepting Diamond Sponsor recognition from AADOM President and Founder, Heather Collichio.
Diamond Sponsor Award
Patterson Dental, the Diamond Sponsor of AADOM

We’re honored to be the Diamond Sponsor of AADOM and are looking forward to another great conference next year in Boca Raton. Mark your calendars now and don’t miss out on this unique industry event!

5 thoughts on “2015 Patterson Diamond Scholar at the AADOM Conference

  1. Jennifer,

    It was so lovely to meet you and all of those great Patterson people! Thank you to Patterson for offering scholarships, and I felt humbled and honored to be amongst that fantastic group of office managers. The laughter was truly contagious at dinner amongst us!

  2. What a great conference! It was a wonderful experience and I enjoyed putting faces with names. I truly appreciate all Patterson Dental does for AADOM and it’s members on so many levels. I love the FAADOM pin and wear it proudly. Thank You!

  3. Winning this scholarship was such an amazing experience. I loved meeting all the other winners and everyone from Patterson. I am beyond honored for this opportunity and look forward to seeing everyone again next year in Florida!

  4. I used Paterson in my dental lab several years ago I can not find my account # to order on line or a phone # to call it is under tumble dental or EZFEZdental lab My name is here I have my shop in Cheyenne Wy 307 635 6503

    1. Hi Robert! The closest branch to Cheyenne is our Denver location, and they would love to look up your account number. The contact phone number for our Denver branch is (303) 393-1081. We’ll let them know to expect your call! If there’s anything else you need, feel free to email socialmedia@pattersondental.com and we’ll be happy to help. Thank you for shopping with us!

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