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You’ve Graduated from Dental School; Now What?
You’ve studied for the past eight years and now finally have that much coveted dental degree in hand. Now what? Even if your dreams are to own your own practice, there are other options to consider and a few steps you might want to take first. Here, we break down some options for dental school...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 39 - Challenging Patients and Diagnoses
Every dentist encounters patients who have oral hygiene issues that are difficult to diagnose and questions that may not have clear-cut answers. Also, some patients claim to have immaculate oral hygiene home care, but still get cavities and want to know why.What are the best ways to deal with these...  Read More
This Dentist Loved to Write and Wrote to Live – Part 2
Earlier this month we featured an early 20th century dentist who fantasized about being a full-time writer.  What dental blogger can’t relate to that?! A Passion for Writing Pearl Grey was so passionate about his writing that after graduating from dental school at the University of Pennsylvania, he...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 38 - How Decisions in Dentistry Impact Your Life
Decisions during your dental career are some of the most important you will make throughout your life. From deciding to go to dental school to deciding where to practice, decisions in dentistry can impact your life for years to come.What should be considered before making these major decisions? How...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 37 - Is This the Truth About Dentistry?
The release of a recent article by The Atlantic called  raised some questions about some of the information about dentistry that the general public receives. On Episode 37, Dr. Neff, Dr. Stevens, and Dr. Waldron discuss many of the topics in this article. Is dentistry really a science?  Where is...  Read More
My first day in dental school was my son's first day in kindergarten -- and here's the story
What an amazing perspective, being both a dental student and young parent with a child in school -- at the same time. Watching my son grow up as I grew in my career has been a great lesson and rewarding in ways I didn't expect.   Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 35 - Is the Solo Practice Dead?
With the rise of dental service organizations, is private practice still a viable option for dentists?What sets dentistry apart from medicine that will allow private practices to survive?What are the benefits of working for a DSO?What are the benefits of working in a private practice?What are the...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 34 - Challenges of Rewarding and Retaining Employees
With the current economic realities of dentistry what is the rationale for offering our employees incentives and bonuses? How do you communicate this to staff members? How can you make employees feel like their job is rewarding when you can't offer big bonuses and benefits packages? What motivates...  Read More
Buyamag.com we Design and Supply Dental Education Models, Manikins, Simulator Phantoms to Dental Schools for Teaching Students Dentistry Techniques, Procedures, Oral Examinations, Treatments
At  we provide Dental Models Techniques Training Manikin used bystudents to simulatea Patient for dental techniques training in schools setting.It is possible to perform various types of training effectivelyby using this dental MANIKIN along with a wide variety of jawmodels and optional items such...  Read More
The Dentist Student Turned TV Private Eye
“I’m just a very fortunate fellow I feel to have had the life that I’ve had.  I could have been playing golf every Wednesday in Kansas City, having been a dentist.” – Craig StevensCraig Stevens isn’t the first person we’ve featured in this space who planned a career in dentistry, only to take a...  Read More
62: The one thing every dentist should do as soon as they graduate with Dr. Eric Studley
Here is episode 62! Here I interview the wonderful Dr. Eric Studley. In this episode we really dissect the marketing practices and tactics that have worked in the past and continue to work and what is popular now that we should NOT be doing at all. Too many times we spent too much time trying to...  Read More
From nursing school to dental school and beyond, gratitude is the key
I grew up loving to read.  As much as I loved "Nancy Drew" books, and aspired to be capable as she was, I voraciously read "Sue Barton, Student Nurse" and "Cherry Ames, Student Nurse" books.  My course was set.  I would be a nurse. Oh, how I wanted to be like the nurses in the books, my starched...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 32 - Mentur DDS
Episode 32On Episode 32 Dr. Neff, Dr. Stevens, and Dr. Waldron announce and discuss our new mentoring program, Mentur DDS. We started the Dental Realist Podcast to help other dentists and dental students navigate their career in dentistry and Mentur DDS will allow us to do this on a more personal...  Read More
5 Options for Dental School Graduates
You’ve studied for the past eight years and now finally have that much coveted dental degree in hand. Now what? Even if your dreams are to own your own practice, there are other options to consider and a few steps you might want to take first.AssociateshipWhile taking on an associate is risky from...  Read More
Dental Realist Podcast: Episode 29 - Important Questions From A Dental Student
In this episode we answer a second year dental student's email about his future after dental school.-With $300-350k in student debt, is it possible to have the lifestyle his family wants?-What is a good timetable to plan to purchase a practice? -Is working in public health for a year after dental...  Read More
Episode 28 - Dealing with Insurances and Salespeople
In this episode we discuss some actual situations that happened recently at our offices. We start by discussing Dr. Neff's recent experience with a salesperson. Are salespeople out of touch with real world dentistry? Do they really have the dentist's best interest in mind? We continue our...  Read More
Cost effective amalgam separator
The DD2011 amalgam separator makes it easy to comply with the final rule from the EPA.  Very cost effective,less than $100.00    Check it out  Also known as The Simple OneWe will be at Booth 4920 Chicago Mid Winter meeting Feb -22-24 or contact us at RMG04sales@aol.com  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 26 - How Dentistry Is Changing
Episode 26 In this episode we discuss how dentistry is changing and how these changes will affect the future of dentistry. What affect will retiring baby boomer dentists have on dentistry? Dentists are working less than they did in years past. Why, and will the trend continue? How will a higher...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 27 - Managing Dental School Debt and Practice Stress
Episode 27In this episode we discuss if dental school is worth the debt that most students take on and options for limiting that debt. We also talk about some of the best ways to repay that debt and if student loan forgiveness is a viable option. Next we discuss what causes the most daily stress in...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 24 - Tax Planning w/ Craig Cody
                                                                                                Episode 24/ Tax Planning                                    In this episode we are joined by Craig Cody of Craig Cody and Company Inc. Craig is a certified public accountant and a certified tax coach, as...  Read More
Dental Realist: Episode 23 - Student Debt's Influence On Dental Practices
In we discuss Howard Farran's article "Suck It Up, Buttercup" and Decisions in Dentistry's article "How Educational Debt Influences Practice Choices." With dental school student loan debt being so high are dentists able to choose which procedures they want to do or should general dentists being...  Read More
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2-11 How Dr. Derek Williams Doubled Revenue in Less than a Year
In episode 1-2 Richard interviewed Dr. Derek Williams after two weeksof practice ownership as a brand new graduate. Since that episode Derek has more than doubled revenue and profitability of the office. George interviews Derek about all the factors that ledto his practice growth. Derek discusses...  Read More
Episode 22 - What does the ADA actually do?
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Dr. PeyRay’s journey to placing 1,000 implants two years out of dental school!
Dr. PeyRay’s journey to placing 1,000 implants two years out of dental scho In episode 2 we get to hear Dr. Peyman Raissi’s story!.If you’re a D4 in dental school and its the spring semester and you don’t know what...  Read More
Ergonomics saves one dentist's practice
Dr. Agour felt old even though he wasn't. After only a little over a decade practicing dentistry, he found that when he was with his colleagues the conversations always turned to aches and pains. Since he had so many years ahead of him to practice, he needed a solution. He found it! Now he...  Read More
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