WALTER B. HAVEKORST, D.D.S., F.A.G.D. CONTRACT DENTIST
Orange, CA 949-***-**** email@example.com LinkedIn Profile 25+ Years of Industry Leadership Experience in Owner, Director & Consultant Roles Patient-focused dental professional proven in starting, growing and leading high-performance dental practices in competitive markets. Broad breadth of experience integrating emerging technologies and best practice processes to optimize practice operations. Engaging communicator focused on building positive relationships with internal teams and patients. Areas of expertise:
Dental Practice Management Full Mouth Rehabilitation Relationship Building
Consultative Leadership Health & Safety Team Training & Leadership
Patient Care & Service General Surgeries Communications PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
DENTAL DIRECTOR, Sonoma Valley Community Health Center, Present Consult with dental clientele to assess and improve organizational effectiveness. Interface with dentists, practice managers and multidisciplinary teams to gather, analyze and translate practice needs into actionable solutions. Ensure positive client experiences through responsive communications and expert knowledge of new and emerging technologies.
Spearhead continuous improvement efforts to enhance operations across all major metrics, including business development, patient safety, cost savings and quality assurance.
Recognized as subject matter expert in dental practice management and improvement. DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, Glidewell Laboratories, 2001 – 2005 Directed all facets of education and research for highly visible laboratory, guiding principal leadership through risk assessments and process improvement initiatives. Mentored, coached, trained and led team of high-performance personnel, ensuring positive workplace culture based on collaboration and aggressive performance expectations.
Designed and implemented innovative frameworks for strategy development and quality assurance.
Led research and development efforts to identify and capitalize on marketplace opportunities. Early career experience included roles building and operating private practices in Long Beach and Palm Desert, requiring leadership over all hiring, training, operations management, patient care and safety compliance. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
D,D.S, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Arthur Dugoni School of Dentistry Certifications: Implant Dentistry, Invisilign, TMJ Treatment, Implants and Bone Graft for Prosthetics INDUSTRY & PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENTS
Associate Professor of Dentistry, USC School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA (20 years) Lecturer, California Dental Association Convention Clinician, CADA Convention, Chicago Midwinter Meeting Veteran, Korean War U.S. Medal of Freedom Recipient Member, Republican State Central Committee Rotary Club Founding President, Palm Desert Palms to Pines Rotary Club Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post 291 PUBLICATIONS
Editor of dental publication “The Dental Perspective” and “Foundation For Dental Researcher”