The Alan Mead Dental 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!
Dr. Tammy Bailey joins Alan to tell some dental school stories, talk about kids, tips on how to relate to people and the dread of the open contact. Premier Dental Retraction caps
Jonathan VanHorn of Dentist Metrics joins Alan to talk about why it matters if your accountant is a "dental accountant" as well as how he handles personal productivity and tasks. They also talk about how they're both awful at naming businesses. Premier Biocoat Bioactive Pit and Fissure Sealant
Alan is joined by Dr. Flash Davies and Dr. Craig Harder to talk about DS World 2017, The Voices of Dentistry meeting and strategies about how to apply CE (and how not to). Premier Dental Comfortview Lip and Cheek Retractor The Voices of Dentistry Summit 2018
Alan rants about the recent hatchet job article from the Boston Globe. Do dentists hate poor people? Will the media ever miss the chance to criticize dentists? Do dental mid-level providers make sense? Dentists to poor people: Drop dead Biocoat Pit and Fissure sealant Buy your tickets to the Voices of Dentistry before September 18th to save $300 on your ticket! Voices of Dentistry
Dr. Russell Kirk joins Alan again to talk about luck, patriotism and stoicism. Both of them have been reading a lot about this philosophy and find it useful in day to day life and dental practice. Stoicism: A Stoic Approach to Modern Life The Obstacle is the Way The Art of Manilness on Stoicism xExtreme Ownership</a
Dr. Mark Costes joins Alan to talk about the Voices of Dentistry meeting, how influencers are changing the way companies deal with customers and his "desert island dental procedure" pick. The Voices of Dentistry Summit 2018 Comfortview Lip and Cheek Retractor by Premier Dental Products
Dr. Daniel Smith joins Alan to talk about the Voices of Dentistry meeting, how dental text reminders are like needy girlfriends and what life is like for a dentist on a boat for months at a time. the Voices of Dentistry meeting Solo round ended cylinder bur...fine
The dog ate my wax up. No...really.
So many things in dentistry are amazing and terrible at the same time. Alan talks about 4 of his favorite love/hate topics in dentistry: extractions, practice ownership, commuting and managing a team. Slix composite instruments by Premier Dental Products Slix instrument selection
Dr. Josh Austin joins Alan to compare and contrast their dental school experiences. Why can't all dental school instructors be the cool ones? What survival techniques did they use in dental school? Knit-Pak + retraction cord by Premier Dental Products
What's the difference between an adequate restorative dentist and a good one? Dr. Jason Smithson joins Alan to explain...and it's not what you think! Is switching to a fee for service practice worthwhile? Jason's thoughts: the best way to become an amazing restorative dentist is find a mentor and use them and work on attention to detail! Also rubber dam tips from the master himself! Comfortview Lip and Cheek Retractor
Dr. Zachary Meiners joins Alan again...this time discussing how people perceive dentistry vs. how dentists perceive it, can composite shrinkage work in your favor and how to choose a guru.
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Alan is joined by long time dentist pal Dr. Rich Rosenblatt to talk about taking initiative (Rich started a MONSTER study club in the Chicago area) and having the best job in the world: dad. Premier Dental Products complete solution for easy (and awesome) impressions!" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Premier Dental Productst