28th Annual Ski and Learn: President’s Day Weekend in Big Sky Resort, Montana

Join us in Big Sky Resort for a one-of-a-kind adventure that seamlessly blends exhilarating outdoor activities with cutting-edge dental education. Get ready to be inspired by the pioneering advancements in digital dentistry, led by renowned expert Dr. Arpit Nirkhiwale from the University of Minnesota, while immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Montana. Whether you're a seasoned skier, snowboarder, or just looking to explore the great outdoors, Big Sky Resort boasts over 5,800 acres of pristine terrain to cater to all your adventure needs. Take advantage of this chance to elevate your dental practice while creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Register for Upcoming Sessions

February 16, 2024 7:30 am - February 18, 2024 9:30 am

All times for all events are in local Central Time.

The Wilson Hotel
Big Sky Resort, Montana

Course Number: CF4089



Resort & Course Location Information

Join us for our upcoming event at 
The Wilson Hotel
145 Town Center Avenue 
Big Sky, Montana 59716 

Book here to take advantage of our discounted accommodations.  

This beautiful resort will serve as the venue for our morning presentations.

To make your stay more affordable, we have negotiated special discounted room rates exclusively for our event attendees. These rates are valid from Monday, February 12, to Wednesday, February 21, 2024. 

Discounted room rates:

  • Studio King: $590 per night
  • One-bedroom Suite: $640 per night

Please note that the rates mentioned above do not include applicable taxes. If you wish to extend your stay, additional room nights will be provided based on availability.

Why We Love Big Sky Montana

  • 5,800 acres of skiable terrain, including runs for all skill levels
  • Incredible panoramic views of the breathtaking Montana landscape
  • Consistent snowfall and high-quality snow conditions
  • A variety of exciting activities, including skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and more
  • World-class amenities, including luxurious accommodations, fine dining, and top-notch spa services
  • Access to top ski instructors and guides for personalized lessons and guided experiences
  • Family-friendly atmosphere with plenty of activities for kids and adults alike
  • A commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship
  • A rich history and culture, with a welcoming community and plenty of local charm.

The Wilson Hotel

An unforgettable adventure awaits at the newest hotel in Big Sky, Montana. At The Wilson, you'll discover more than the wide-open skies that give the village its name. Step outside The Wilson's doors and instantly live like a local with activities for all seasons. You will be within walking distance of local shops, unique restaurants, and bars in Big Sky's charming Town Center.

After a full day of snow and exploration, it's all about the Après at The Wilson’s Copper Whisky Bar and Grill. Gather with friends for a dip in the heated pool or hot tub with stunning views of Lone Peak Mountain in the distance.

Course Details

You will join us Friday, Saturday, and Sunday mornings from 7:30 to 9:30 AM for informative two-hour presentations and engaging question-and-answer sessions with our expert instructor.

Learn How To

  • Describe the range of applications for digital dentistry in modern dental practice, including intraoral scanning, digital radiography, CAD/CAM systems, and other emerging technologies
  • Analyze the workflow of digital dentistry in a typical dental practice, identify potential areas for optimization and improvement, and develop checklists and streamlined processes for integrating digital dentistry into a dental practice
  • Assess the essential purchases and investments dental teams should consider when implementing digital dentistry in their practice, such as hardware, software, and training resources
  • Identify emerging trends in digital dentistry, such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and augmented reality, and evaluate their potential impact on the industry
  • Evaluate the benefits of digital dentistry for both dental professionals and patients, including increased accuracy, reduced treatment times, and improved patient outcomes, and discuss strategies for effectively marketing and promoting digital dentistry services to patients
  • Explore the process of fabricating digital dentures, including the advantages over traditional methods, and assess the potential impact of digital dentures on a dental practice, including increased efficiency and profitability
  • Evaluate the use of open-source digital dentistry and 3D printing in dental practice, including their benefits, emerging trends, costs, and potential for customization and precision

Training Methods

Illustrated lectures, discussions, case studies