TN Academy of General Dentistry



October 10 – 12, 2024

The 2024 Annual Session will be held in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

The Lodge at Gulf State Park
21196 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

Room Rates:
King Gulf View: $229
King Bunk Room Gulf View: $229
King Park View: $199
King Bunk Park View: $199
Two Queen Park View : $199

To secure your discounted guest room reservation for the 2024 Annual Session at The Lodge at Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores, Alabama, from October 9th-13th, kindly click this link TNAGD 2024 Annual Session or call 1-800-618-4350 and mention group code 95G.  The special group guest room rate will be applicable 4 days before and 4 days after the Annual Session dates, subject to availability.  Should you wish to extend your stay, kindly send your confirmation number along with your preferred arrival and/or departure dates to  Mark will review your request and adjust the reservation based on availability. 

Annual Conference Featured Speakers

Jimmy Stegall

Jimmy Stegall is a seasoned dental lab operations and management executive with over 40 years of teaching and clinical experience in the US and Canada. He is a published author and has assisted in research projects with dentists, universities, and manufacturers. After a successful 30+ year career helping build and lead a large dental lab in South Carolina, Jimmy is now a National Procedural Solutions Specialist for Dentsply Sirona where he has provided over 400 clinical and laboratory training & educational events. As a key opinion leader, teacher, and trainer, Jimmy has a demonstrated history of bringing relaxed, informative, results-oriented strategies and techniques to dental practices and labs throughout the US. 

Program 1: Next Level Dentures

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand:

  • Clinical records – what is needed for success and simpler ways to obtain them digitally
  • The fastest and most accurate way to capture edentulous impressions – where we are today
  • A simple systematic, proven approach to a 3-appointment digital denture
  • Denture fabrication methods and how current CAD-CAM technologies have improved them
  • The latest 3D printed denture materials that are stronger than anything ever used
  • Utilizing a functional prototype try-in and why it’s better

Program 2: Digital Arch Full Restorations That Work

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand:

  • A range of alternative treatments for the edentulous patient
  • Proper implant diagnostics and planning: Using prototypes effectively
  • Appliance options that require only scans
  • Step-by-step instructions for the various workflows
  • Full arch implant tips and tricks for a less stressful experience and predictable results

Wes Lyon

Wes is a graduate of Virginia Tech and holds degrees in both accounting and finance. He has obtained his Certified Public Accountant Certificate as well as his Certified Financial Planner™ certificate. He is President and CEO of McGill and Lyon Dental Advisors. Prior to joining the group as a tax and business planning advisor, Mr. Lyon worked for a global asset management firm. Before relocating to Charlotte, he served as a financial planner and business advisor to high net-worth individuals in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Mr. Lyon began his career in public accounting specializing in tax and audit for non-profits.

Program 3: Management for Practice Owners

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to understand:

  • Creative strategies to slash taxes
  • Practice building and overhead control to boot profitability
  • Winning saving and debt reduction strategies
  • How to cut children’s educational costs by 50% or more
  • Ways to save thousands in unnecessary insurance costs
  • Tax-deductibile retirement savings strategies
  • How to maximize tax-free income
  • Strategies for increasing business tax deductions

Each registration comes with 1 ticket for McGill Hill Shrimp Boil, 1 ticket to King Dental Award Luncheon and 1 breakfast voucher for Foodcraft restaurant breakfast buffet.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

The TNAGD is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2026.

Provider ID# 219327