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Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists
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Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists

It's often said that you are known by the company you keep. But it's not just a matter of appearances – in many ways the trajectory of your life...

| 11 years ago
Undercover Dentist

Undercover Dentist

The TV show, Undercover Boss, has become something of a phenomenon lately. If you haven't seen it, it's about CEOs posing as front-line workers in their...

| 11 years ago
Weird Stuff I Get to See
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Weird Stuff I Get to See

This bridge has been in place for about 20 years. The patient is beginning a comprehensive course of treatment and we are getting ready for ortho so...

| 11 years ago
A Reminder About the Process
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A Reminder About the Process

I was speaking to a patient recently and I asked if she wanted to do something about her 'gummy smile.' 'What gummy smile?' she responded, and then asked for a...

| 11 years ago
Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)

Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)

This video is part of an ongoing series on Defining Success.

| 12 years ago
Yes, I Practice!

Yes, I Practice!

I am asked on a regular basis if I still practice or if I only lead Spear Study Clubs and teach. I understand the question, but it still takes me by surprise....

| 12 years ago
The Bruxism Bounce

The Bruxism Bounce

An article in The New York Times, When Stress Takes a Toll on Your Teeth, talks about a recent unexpected phenomenon dentists are seeing as a result of...

| 12 years ago
Perpetual Learning

Perpetual Learning

I have worked with thousands of dentists over the last 15 years of teaching, and I have learned that the dentists who are most successful in their...

| 12 years ago
Advancing Academic Leadership in Dentistry

Advancing Academic Leadership in Dentistry

June was a very special month for me and my lecture partners of the past 25 years, Vince Kokich and Dave Mathews. On June 12th, we gave a benefit...

| 12 years ago