Kathi Carlson, CDA, FADIA
Kathi Carlson, CDA, FADIA, is a graduate of Indiana University's Certified Dental Assisting Program, and has been in the profession of dentistry for many years with the last 25 focused on implant dentistry. She is the creator of "The Implant Consortium" and has trained implant teams nationally, as well as throughout the international dental community. Kathi is a credentialed and charismatic facilitator, offering referral programs on case presentation and the team approach to implants, as well as clinical and implant coordinator development programs that are always cutting-edge, engaging, informative and high energy! She is a Fellow and a founding Certified Educator for the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries (ADIA) and was the recipient of the ADIA's Educator of the Year Award in 2008. Kathi has contributed to and co-authored several implant training manuals. Her passion is patient communication, case presentation and working with referring teams to help better understand and appreciate the benefits of implants.