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!
Everyone has feelings. But does everyone realize how feelings can affect you? In the second episode about Stoicism and rehab Alan talks about how he learned about dealing with his emotions and what life was like in long term treatment for addicted health care professionals. Premier Dental Slix composite instruments
What if you woke up tomorrow and couldn't do what you've been doing your whole life. What would your life be like? How would you survive? Your host has some experience with this. Depending on the feedback I get, this will be part 1 of a series if you find it valuable. Premier Dental Periowise Probes
Dr. Drew Byrnes, host of the "Fee for Service Dentist" podcast joins Alan to discuss what "fee for service" really means and how hard it is to actually name a podcast. What is "fee for service?" Is it cash only? Simply being out of network from all insurances? What strategies are there fore surviving in a fee for service practice? Dr. Drew Byrnes is going to find out! The Fee For Service Dentist podcast The Voices of Dentistry summit (use code VOD100) The Comfortview Lip and Cheek retractor by Premier Dental Products
Dr. Matthew Standridge joins Alan to talk about his podcast, "The Ketodontist podcast" as well as being an administrator of the Dental Hacks Nation. We spend a lot of time talking about orthodontics for the general dentist and the fact that he's now on faculty at Gerety Orthodontics Seminars! Traxodent from Premier Dental
Al riffs on negativity and how a gratitude list can almost always change your attitude! 10 reasons to be grateful as 2018 approaches: 1) Voices of Dentistry meeting 2) my addiction and recovery 3) Premier Dental 4) My dad 5) Digital Photography 6) My dog 7) My office team 8) Periowise probes 9) Mindfulness and Stoicism 10) Podcasting
Dr. Tammy Bailey joins the AME again. We talk about The Kois Center, the opioid crisis and, as always, the weather. The Kois Center Raving Fans Premier Dental Products
Alan discusses recent turmoil in his life and how a Sam Harris podcast helped to set him straight. Sam Harris "Waking Up" podcast episode #105 Traxodent from Premier Dental The Voices of Dentistry Summit, January 26-27th, 2018 at the DoubleTree resort in Scottsdale, AZ! Use coupon code VOD100 for $100 off of the regular ticket price!
Alan is joined by Dr. Aly Sergie who tells him about his journey into microscopes, all about photography and a nasty thing that happened to him this January. Premier Solo diamonds Microscope positioning (all direct)
Alan talks with fan favorite Lance Timmerman about Thanksgiving, Black Friday and gratitude. Premier Dental Slix Ladmore 3 Premier Dental Slix IPC
Patients that expect too much for too little? Dentists that nickel and dime for every service? Dr. Paul Goodman explains how the internet giant and social media have changed the way patients interact with health care. Voices of Dentistry Premier Dental Traxodent and Retraction Caps
Al got a request to talk about podcasting and how he records multiple people and makes it sound like they're in the same room. Premier Dental Periowise probe Dan Benjamin's "Podcast Method" podcast Al's video about the "Skypeasaurus"
Alan and his BFF Bart record in a tiny conference room on the 3M campus talking about surgery and why Al hates it. How does one know that surgery is their passion? Is surgery something that everyone should be comfortable with? Bart and Al do a face to face AME that gets interrupted abruptly! Premier Dental Periowise probe
Alan is joined by Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver again to talk about all the stuff he has created since episode 1. Shawn was the very first guest on the Alan Mead Experience and since then, he's created a whole bunch of stuff. Merlin Mann's "ubiquitous capture" Evernote Asana Auto Front Office Exocademy Consents app Traxodent and Retraction Caps by Premier Dental Products
Dr. Justin Moody, one of the co-hosts of the Voices of Dentistry meeting, joins Alan to talk about dental implants, implant education and Fireball! I'll bet you didn't know that the whole Fireball thing was essentially an accident...you hear the story directly from Justin in episode 41! The Voices of Dentistry Summit Implant Pathway Justin's website Premier Dental Products Neotray impression trays
Dr. Bart Schultz joins Alan again to talk about how to let patients test drive their new smile. Also, should you be recording your patient consults and if so, how? Premier Two Striper diamonds and Premier Solo diamonds