The Alan Mead Experience show

The Alan Mead Experience

Summary: Alan Mead is a dentist with too much time on his hands and too much recording equipment in his basement! Each week he brings you entertaining and informative content featuring interesting dental people and the stories behind them. You'll hear "Dental School Horror stories," take a ride in the "Single Use Time Machine" and hear his co-hosts give you the "90 Second Perfect Pitch." It's all good fun for dentists and the people that love them!


 Episode 022: Dr. Dawn Kulongowski on dental school and "don't pet the puppy" | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 51:27

Dr. Dawn Kulongowski joins Alan for a rousing "Dental School Horror Stories." Entertaining but also is dental school different for men and women? Premier Solo Diamonds" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Premier Dental Productst

 Episode 021: Dr. Alan Mead on Facebook groups and secret codes | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 25:30

Dr. Alan Mead introduces the Alan Mead Experience Facebook group and the new sponsor of the AME, Premier Dental Products! Also, a frank discussion of open contacts and what do dentists do for their own dental care. Premier Dental Productst Mead's inlays

 Episode 020: Dr. Ryan McCall on Instagram and "truck stop mouth" | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 47:26

Dr. Ryan McCall does dentures. Lots and lots of dentures. And he does social media better than anyone else.

 Episode 019: Dr. Alan Mead riffs on long commutes and not all ideas being good | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 30:16

Alan goes solo to talk about some of the fantasies he has during his commute (don't worry, it's a family show) and how it's good that we're all human.

 Episode 018: Dr. Arthur Volker on minimally invasive dentistry and cuspidors | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 50:42

What do you do when you know your next day is full of nightmare patients and evil procedures? Dr. Arthur Volker knows...and dishes. Plus, a little on minimally invasive dentistry in 2017.

 Episode 017: Dr. Grant Ritchey on echo chambers and better communication | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 46:52

Dr. Grant Ritchey is the first podcaster that Alan ever knew. We discuss science communication, when science became controversial and where they each became skeptics. The Prism Podcast The Skeptic's Guide to the Universe The Dental Podcasting Incubator Science Based Dentistry

 Episode 016: Dr. Tarun Agarwal on low salt and tight glutes | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 46:59

Dr. Tarun Agarwal joins Alan for a entire podcast where dentistry is not discussed. And it's amazing! We discuss Tarun's time at the Pritikin Longevity Center where he's taking a good hard look at his physical and mental health and how to make his dental career and life longer and better. Pritikin Longevity Center

 Episode 015: Dr. Bart Schultz on informed consent and Bluetooth outlaws | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 45:03

Dr. Bart Schultz joins the AME again to talk about that patient who you've been working on for months that shows up and asks, "what are we doing again?"

 Episode 014: Alan Mead on flooding and gratitude | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 15:43

Alan talks about the recent flooding that's caused him to make some big shifts in podcasting schedules!

 Episode 013: Dr. Brett Kessler on organized dentistry and weed | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 46:34

Dr. Brett Kessler was the president of the Colorado Dental Association and is helps dentists and team members struggling with addiction. Yet somehow we spent most of our time talking about marijuana. Weird, right? Skeptical Raptor reviews the science of medical marijuana (TL;DR version)

 Episode 012: Dr. Zach Meiners on working with dad and the struggle of case acceptance | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 48:04

Dr. Zach Meiners joins Alan to talk about being a "regular Joe" dentist and the struggle of case acceptance. Also...both of these guys started their careers as associates with their dad. One of them stayed with dad and one of them struck off on their own. You'll hear the pros and cons of both!

 Episode 011: Tiger Safarov on Zen and being right about the market | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 44:39

Tiger Safarov came to the United States from Russia, and hit the ground running. He used to build dental offices and now he's trying to change the way that we buy dental supplies. 90 Second Perfect Pitch: Zen Supplies

 Episode 010: Dr. Justin Short on lifestyle and you doing you | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 44:10

Dr. Justin Short is a dentist, coach and real estate tycoon. You're going to like him and you're going to learn some stuff from him. We talk about how he produces so much in so little time and how he's been driven as an entrepreneur for as long as he can remember. 90 Second Perfect Pitch: The Lifestyle Practice

 AME extra: spiderman | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 16:53

Boy do I have a story for you. It has nothing to do with dentistry, but I think it's worth a listen.

 Episode 009: Dr. Paul Goodman on cheesesteaks and student loan debt | File Type: audio/mp3 | Duration: 46:54

Dr. Paul Goodman wears many hats. Practice owner and clinical dentist, teacher, practice broker and perhaps most importantly...nacho enthusiast. He talks with Alan about his many jobs, the idea of creating a group practice that allows a clinician to focus on what they do best and how the job market is affecting dental students and new grads with their insane debt load.


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