Dr. Barr’s Recent Lectures, Presentations, Articles, and Courses
Dr. Barr co-chaired a 7-month course on Cosmetic Dentistry for both 2013 and 2014 at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic.
In May of 2012, Dr. Barr concluded two separate 7 month courses at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic:
On April 26, 2012, Dr. Barr spoke at the annual Dentaltown meeting in Las Vegas.
Dr. Barr finished teaching a 7-month course at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic in May 2010.
Dr. Barr taught nearly 60 people 6 Month Smiles in Washington DC in May 2010.
Dr. Barr taught 28 dentists how to perform 6 Month Smiles in Miami, Florida in March 2010
Dr. Barr gave his first 2-day 6 Month Smiles seminar in Rochester, New York in October 2009
Dr. Barr attended and lectured at the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics Conference on “No Prep / Minimal Prep Porcelain Veneers” in Cleveland, Ohio in June 2009.
Dr. Barr lectured at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic in March 2009.
Dr. Barr lectured at a Six Month Smiles seminar in Fort Lauderdale in December 2008.
Dr. Barr lectured at the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics meeting in Austin, Texas in March 2008.
Dr. Barr spoke at the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in September 2007.
Dr. Barr was the featured speaker at the April 2007 meeting of the Central Palm Beach County Dental Association.
Dr. Barr attended the Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics meeting in Austin, Texas in March 2007.
Dr. Barr was a featured instructor for the Cosmetic Dentistry course at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic 2006 – 2007.
Dr. Barr attended and was a featured speaker at a national meeting in Las Vegas in March 2006.
Dr. Barr and the Palm Beach Smiles team attended a four-day dental meeting in Miami in April 2003. This was a meeting of some of the most advanced dental teams in the country with a focus on the latest in dental care. This meeting was even more of a milestone because it was Dr. Barr’s debut as a featured speaker on a national level. Dr. Barr spoke for two hours on dental office design to a packed room of about 90 people. The feedback was very positive, and it looks like Dr. Barr will be embarking on a speaking career in addition to his practice.
Dr. Barr attended a dental meeting in Las Vegas in April 2003. He attended a number of seminars over the course of 4 days.
Dr. Barr and staff attended a 4-day dental meeting in Orlando in April 2002. They attended a combined 60 hours of continuing education. A variety of courses were offered focusing on patient care, five-star service, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Barr and staff are looking forward to implementing many new ideas in the new office!
Dr. Barr completed teaching another course with the Aesthetic Advantage in March 2002. This course attracted dentists from all over the country, Canada, and even England. Many patients’ lives were changed through today’s advanced cosmetic techniques.
In July of 2001, Dr. Barr published an article called “Changing Lives” in a national dental journal. The article described a recent case performed by Dr. Barr and how it not only changed the patient’s appearance, but how it may affect the patient’s life. This patient suffered from a smile devastated by severe decay. The final result was nothing short of dramatic. Dr. Barr received dozens of phone calls, letters, and e-mails from dentists around the country complimenting the article.
In September 2000, Dr. Barr was selected to be a clinical instructor with The Aesthetic Advantage. This is the course Dr. Barr attended last year (see below) for advanced training in aesthetic/cosmetic dentistry. This appointment is a great honor for Dr. Barr. He will be involved in the training of dentists from all over North America. The next course will be in January of 2001.
In July 2000, Dr. Barr published an article entitled, “The State of Continuing Education” in the quarterly newsletter of The Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic.
In June 2000, Dr. Barr and the staff attended the annual Florida Dental Association meeting in Orlando. During the three-day event, they toured the exhibits and attended a few seminars. The exhibits were especially interesting this year, as dental technology has evolved at an incredible rate. Dr. Barr commented, “this is like fantasy land!” One of the courses attended was an update on dental restorative materials. The science of dental materials is advancing at warp speed. Keeping up with this area of dentistry is essential in a practice like Palm Beach Smiles.
Dr. Barr attended a course, “Restoring the Worn Dentition” in April 2000. This course was given by one of the foremost authorities in jaw joint problems and reconstruction of severely worn teeth, Dr. Terry Tanaka.
Dr. Barr wrote an article about internet websites in dentistry that was published in the January 2000 issue of Today’s FDA (Florida Dental Association). It was the sidebar article to the cover story about technology.
On November 14, 1999, Dr. Barr and Sandy completed the Advanced Aesthetics Course. (Dr. Barr completed the Level I Aesthetics Course in March of 1999.) This course was an intensive study and “hands-on” experience which included treating one of Dr. Barr’s patients. This training places Dr. Barr among the most highly trained aesthetic dentists in the country. Of course, Dr. Barr is dedicated to continuing his education as dentistry evolves at an ever-increasing rate.
Dr. Barr wrote an article describing a clinical technique which was published in the August 1999 issue of The Journal Of The American Dental Association (JADA).