Category Archives: Current Events

The Thriving Dentist Show!

My friend and dental practice consultant extraordinaire, Gary Takacs, has a podcast called, “The Thriving Dentist.”  He publishes a new show about every week and has a guest to discuss issues that affect all of us in dental practice.  It … Continue reading

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The ADA… Is Watching Me… They See My Every Move

With a hat tip to Hall & Oates’ “Private Eyes.” Today was an interesting day.  I had two new patients that came to me via my website.  I always ask how they found me, my site, and why they chose … Continue reading

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25 Years in Dentistry – It’s Just the Beginning

Yesterday minus twenty-five years was the day I graduated dental school.  What a relief that was!  In some ways, it seems like yesterday.  In other ways, it still seems like yesterday! Going into dentistry, I had no idea I would … Continue reading

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I Wouldn’t Take Medicaid, If They Paid Double My Fees – Here’s Why

I remember this case from many years ago.  Dr. Leonard Morse of Brooklyn, NY was wrongfully accused of Medicaid fraud by then Attorney General (and now disgraced on multiple levels) Elliot Spitzer.  It took nearly seven years for Dr. Morse … Continue reading

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Making News Leads to More!

After the broadcast of my appearance in the CNBC documentary, it didn’t take long to start hearing from others who wanted to speak with me.  When I arrived at the office, there was a voice mail from a regional NRA … Continue reading

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CNBC: America’s Gun – Post-op Analysis

So, here’s my “post-op analysis” (for my dentoid friends) or my “AAR” ( aka “after action review” for the people of the gun) of my appearance in Thursday night’s airing of CNBC’s documentary, “America’s Gun – The Rise of the … Continue reading

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Reminder! Tonight Is My CNBC Appearance!

This promo is hot off the presses!  I’m pleasantly surprised that they kept some of my comments (that I was sure would end up on the cutting room floor)!

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Opportunity Knocks! Will You Answer?

  There’s a discussion on Dentaltown about amalgams (again) and the renewed debate, courtesy of TV’s Dr. Oz.  One of my friends, Dr. Mac Lee, is a fantastic spokesman for dentistry.  In fact, he was consulted about dentistry by Dr. … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount of “up to and including my life.” A lot of dentists are veterans, myself … Continue reading

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Evil in Aurora

It’s been a while since I’ve written.  Life is busy!  And, that’s a good thing.  But, gosh… so much going on currently that I could write about… Obama’s delusional indictment of business owners.  (“You didn’t build that.”) Sage Stallone’s death … Continue reading

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