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Topic: Living the Dream


6 Books New Dentists Should Read
Oct 12, 2018

6 Books New Dentists Should Read

My last article, 5 Things Dental Students and Noobs Should Do, generated a lot of emails from noobs asking what books, other than “Profit First”,…

Is Your Time Managing You?
Sep 12, 2018

Is Your Time Managing You?

Triage and time management – skills that come naturally to some, and not so naturally to others. But these skills are vital to running a…

Human First
Sep 5, 2018

Human First

I had two patient interactions this week that got under my skin. I hesitate slightly to write about them because they may come across as…

Meet Them or Bring Them
Aug 24, 2018

Meet Them or Bring Them

I’ve been told ever since dental school that if I just use the right words I can get any patient to accept any treatment. At…

All work and no play…
Aug 8, 2018

All work and no play…

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And Melissa. I’ll bet you’re no different. When I first started out, I rarely took time…

Fantasies of a Mid Career Dentist
Jun 19, 2018

Fantasies of a Mid Career Dentist

Some days in dentistry suck. They start off bad and get progressively worse. From spilling coffee on your shirt while driving to work, to having…