Florida Dental Convention

FDC2023 Session Directory

The Epidemic of Dental Embezzlement: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Course Code: NC09
Speaker: Mr. Michael DeMeola, CPA, CVA, CFE
Start: Friday, June 30, 2023, 2:00 PM
End: Friday, June 30, 2023, 4:00 PM
Audience: Dentists


 EARLY 4/14


 ONSITE 6/16 










Nearly 60% of dental practices are currently experiencing embezzlement. This lecture will give attendees the tools and knowledge needed to protect assets and identify potential fraud risks. In addition, this lecture will take attendees through a real-world dental embezzlement case from detection to prosecution.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to: 

  • understand the types of fraud that occur in a dental practice. 
  • learn how embezzlement affects a dental practice. 
  • recognize the profile of an embezzler and embezzlement techniques. 
  • execute proactive steps to keep their practice healthy.

Full Sponsor(s):

Getsee & DeMeola

Speaker: Mr. Michael DeMeola, CPA, CVA, CFE, Getsee & DeMeola, LLC

About the speaker: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, St. Leo University; certified public accountant, Florida Board of Accountancy; certified fraud examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; adjunct professor, College of Central Florida.

Disclosure: I or members of my immediate family have a financial relationship with Getsee & DeMeola LLC that may be relevant to this presentation.

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