DE's Business Lab: Smiles at Sea dental conference

April 17, 2023
What's the most fun and informative dental conference out there? Smiles at Sea! It's for the whole team, and more affordable than you may think. Learn more and sign up today!

Meet Elijah Desmond, RDH, CEO, and ... DJ. He's the founder of Smiles at Sea dental cruise conferences, and he wants you to bring the whole team for terrific CE and an even better networking opportunity. Plus, he DJs some of the events.

Elijah loves the dental profession, and he also loves music. After practicing dental hygiene for several years, he went back to school to Scratch Academy to become a DJ, and he's the first dental DJ. He combined his love of dentistry and music to overcome one of the problems he noticed with dental conferences: awkward networking.

He explained to me that Smiles at Sea allows people to come as their authentic selves to classes and networking events. With a variety of fun opportunities for meeting others and earning CE, Smiles at Sea will have you leaving full of ideas to take back to your practice.

"We focus a great deal on team building," he said. "And it's all-inclusive. You pay no more money after paying the registration fee."

Bringing the whole team not only shows your appreciation for including them, but it also spares you having to return to the office and share what you learned with the team.

The next cruise is October 11-16 and travels from New York City to Bermuda. And here's a bonus—Elijah is offering the DE audience $100 off per person on the October cruise! Use code EE100 when you sign up.

Not a cruise person? Elijah has an option for land lovers—The Dental Festival. This year the Festival will be held in New Orleans August 24-26.

Visit smilesatsea, thedentalfestival, or elijahdesmond to learn more about the most fun dental conference available.

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About the Author

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD | Chief Editor

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of Dental Economics. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected]