You know what they say… If you’re not a local, go with someone who is! And for those of you that are attending the AAOMS meeting in September, we’ve got you covered!
As Boston-natives, we would like to be the first to welcome AAOMS attendees to our fabulous city! Whether you are a foodie, a history-buff, or a sports fanatic, we have TONS of recommendations on how you can experience the very best of what Boston has to offer.
We’ve compiled a list of Things to Know Before You Go, as we want to make sure you have a wicked good time while you are here!
The 2019 AAOMS Meeting will be held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The Exhibit Hall will be open during the following days/times:
Thursday, September 19 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, September 20 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 21 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
You will find the Terri Bradley Consulting team at Booth #459.
Boston in September has the perfect fall weather. The average high is 73 degrees F and the average low is 58 degrees F. You may want to bring a light jacket for the evenings.
You will eat well while you are in Boston, we guarantee it! This list is full of the best-of-the best restaurants in town. Oh, and a friendly hint from the locals: These spots will be packed, so make sure you book a reservation in advance!
Best Cannoli Ever! Listen up cannoli lovers! If you’re coming to Boston in September, make sure you visit these places for the best cannolis. Trust us…. They are worth every calorie J Don’t forget to bring cash – No credit cards are accepted at these gems! Modern Pastry, Mike’s Pastry, Bova’s Bakery
Attend a Red Sox Game. Visit Fenway Park, the oldest ballpark in the MLB, and see the Boston Red Sox take on the San Francisco Giants at home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, Wednesday, Sept. 18, and Thursday, Sept. 19 which is a 1pm game. Click
here to purchase your tickets!
Take a Walking Food Tour. Boston has a variety of guided walking tours that mix a little history with a whole lotta delicious food! The tours are approximately 3 hours long and weave their way through some of Boston’s most popular
neighborhoods. Check out Off the Eaten Path and Yummy Walks for more information and to schedule your tour!
See the City from the Water on a Boston Harbor Cruise.For first-time Boston visitors, catching a historical sightseeing cruise around the Boston Harbor is a
MUST!This 90-minute narrated tour is sure be the highlight of your trip. You’ll cruise past the nation’s oldest continuously manned lighthouse, learn about the rich history that dates back to the Revolutionary War, take in the beautiful Boston skyline (which is a perfect backdrop for a selfie!), and so much more! For tickets and more information, click here.
Explore Boston by Bicycle. For those who want to get a little exercise in while exploring Boston, we suggest a bike tour! You can either rent a bike and explore on your own or take a guided tour with a group. Check out Urban AdvenTours for a variety of bike rental and tour options for novice and experienced riders alike!
Run the River – Charles River Paths. When runners think of Boston… the first thing that comes to mind is the Boston Marathon! Whether you are an avid runner looking to get a long run in, or a casual runner who wants to pound the
pavement for just a few miles, bring your shoes because running along the Charles River Esplanade is something you do not want to miss! There are tons of great runs around Boston. Check out this map for routes and distances, courtesy of FunonFoot.
Just for Fun, Take a Boston Duck Tour! If you’re looking for something unique to do while visiting Boston, check out the Boston Duck Boat Tours! Departing from 3 different areas around the city, these part-land-part-water vehicles pass
iconic sites such as Beacon Hill, Cheers, and Longfellow Bridge (just to name a few!) Click here for more information and tickets!
Experience a Piece of History Along the Freedom Trail. According to www.thefreedomtrail.org, “The Freedom Trail is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond.” We can attest – this is one of the very best tours you can do while visiting Boston! Check their website for meeting points and schedules. You will not be disappointed!
For a printable version of this newsletter please click here. We've also included a map of the AAOMS floor layout as the last page. Our Booth #459 is marked with a star.
We can't wait to see you next month in Boston! Please stop by and say hello!
Terri Bradley, CPC is the owner of Terri Bradley Consulting and OMS Billing Solutions. With a hands-on background spanning more than 30 years Terri is a practice management expert devoted to her clients. She is highly sought after for speaking engagements offering medical/dental/OMS coding and billing workshops across the country.
Her publications include "Coding, Billing and Third Party Payers" in the Fonseca Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery textbook 3rd edition, Vol. 1, 2017, Dictations and Coding in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery which she co-authored in 2017 and she is a contributing author in the CDT Coding Companion: Help Guide for the Dental Team 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Terri's seminar "Untangling the Web of OMS Billing" is also a 6 hour, 10 section video available for purchase. Visit our website STORE for details.
About Kate Reid
Last fall Kate Reid joined our team at Terri Bradley Consulting as a Practice Management Consultant.
Over the last 20 years, Kate has gained a keen insight into the inner workings of dental practices, while focusing on developing best practices for organizational health, new business development, and referral relationship management. Before leaving private practice, she was a Practice Administrator for a
multi-doctor, multi-office oral surgery practice in central New Jersey. During that time, she was an active member of SOMSA (formerly known as the JAWS Society) and served on the Board of Directors.
In 2016, Kate joined a San Francisco Bay -Area based integrated and experiential marketing firm as Director of Consulting. Leveraging her clinical, business, and leadership experience, she implemented cutting edge marketing strategies with 31 practices across the U.S. and Canada. Her areas of expertise
include team building, training, and empowerment; process improvement; change management; and practice management and growth.
Kate is a certified Everything DiSC® and PXT Select Trainer ™. She leads workshops nationwide on building high-performing dental teams, improving communication, and providing superior patient experiences in the digital age.
Originally from Colorado, Kate spent most of her life in North Carolina. She graduated from Peace College with dual majors in business and biology, and a minor in chemistry. In her free time, Kate and her husband, Mark, enjoy traveling and spending time at the beach with their Chesapeake Bay Retriever,