Speakers
Dr. Chris Smiley

Chris Smiley

Dental Benefits Expert

Dr. Chris Smiley is a past chair of the ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs, where he was a member of the ADA Code Revision Committee that developed and maintained the CDT Code. He is also a past chair of the Dental Quality Alliance. Chris has lectured and has published articles on patient-centered care, evidence-based care, quality improvement in health care, and dental benefit issues. Additionally, Dr. Smiley served as chair of the ADA’s Evidence-Based Dentistry Expert panel on Management of Periodontal Disease and was the lead author of the systematic review and clinical guidelines published in JADA. He is a past moderator of the ADA EBD Champions Conference. He recently represented dentistry on an expert panel for the Santa Fe Group’s webinar “Why Oral Health Collaboration is Essential to Overall Health Outcomes.” Dr. Smiley is currently editor of the Michigan Dental Association.

Speaker Events

Friday, April 23
Understanding CDT Codes
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.