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Off the Pedestal
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Off the Pedestal

Not too long ago, in one of my blogs, I was chastised by a responder for not doing what he thought I should have done. This was followed by the comment,...

| 10 years ago
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...

| 10 years ago
Undercover Dentist
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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...

| 10 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...

| 10 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...

| 10 years ago
Spear Study Clubs
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Spear Study Clubs

WOW! We have 66 Spear Study Clubs who are now officially registered and 'in the fold.' Hard for me to believe since we just started in June of 2009....

| 10 years ago
Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)
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Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)

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

| 10 years ago
Yes, I Practice!
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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....

| 10 years ago
The Bruxism Bounce
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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...

| 10 years ago
Perpetual Learning
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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...

| 11 years ago
Advancing Academic Leadership in Dentistry
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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...

| 11 years ago