Episodes
Dr. Zuckerberg is a 1978 graduate of NYUCD and owned his own practices in Brooklyn and Dobbs Ferry, NY from 1979-2013 before moving to California. Dr.Z was an early tech adopter, placing his first PC in his home based office in 1986 and pioneering technologies such as intraoral cameras in the 80s, air abrasion, lasers and digital radiography in the 90s and created a paperless office and utilized CAD/CAM technology twenty years ago well before they were mainstream. His early adoption caught...
Published 09/14/22
Dr. Howard Farran discusses the patient experience and just how important communication is. Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 08/23/22
Dr. Howard Farran discusses what to look for when considering where to work during your associateship. Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 08/23/22
Dr. Howard Farran discusses hygiene profits and things to consider when looking at associateships.  Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 08/16/22
Howard answers "When do you know it is time to retire?"  Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 06/08/22
Howard answers "What tips do you have for work life balance?"  Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 05/31/22
Howard answers "How do you know when it's time to start your own practice and how did you manage having children and being a practice owner?"  Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 05/19/22
Howard answers the question "What is something you wished you had learned sooner in your dental career?" Join the community at www.dentaltown.com
Published 05/16/22
Nolan Patel is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He started off working in private practice part time for his mentor and part time at a DSO. At the beginning of 2021 he switched full time to the DSO and has recently started looking into practice ownership. To stay up to date with dentistry he attends Spears CE courses and in his free time you can find him checking out local bars and restaurants in Chicago. Join the community on Dentaltown at...
Published 05/16/22
Howard answers the question "sometimes patients don’t want exam with the prophy for whatever reason.  Can you submit exam code with the prophy if dr. doesn't see patient? What is the legal status around this? Join the community at www.dentaltown.com  
Published 05/03/22
Dr. Howard Farran gives a new graduate some advice on working with pediatric patients. Join the community on Dentaltown at https://www.dentaltown.com
Published 04/25/22
On this episode, Dr. Farran answers the question "What would you say is the most important part of owning a practice, but often gets overlooked."
Published 04/20/22
Dr. Howard Farran looks into how inflation affected dentists in the 1980's, and if he would have done anything different looking back. Join the community on Dentaltown at https://www.dentaltown.com
Published 04/18/22
Dr. Howard Farran helps a dentist looking into how much production they should be expecting from increasing their number of operatories. Join the community on Dentaltown at https://www.dentaltown.com
Published 04/13/22
How do you compensate hygienists for additional cleaning? Dr. Howard Farran takes community questions and gives you his uncensored take on everything dentistry related. Reply to these videos, or use the hashtag #askhoward on Twitter or Facebook to submit a question for Howard. Join the community on Dentaltown at https://www.dentaltown.com
Published 04/11/22
As seen on the Doctors, founder of the nation’s largest new dentist and student community, Dr. David R. Rice travels the world speaking, writing and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. In addition to igniteDDS, David is Chief Editor of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered, restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, NY. With 28 years of practice in the books, he’s trained at The Pankey Institute, The Dawson Academy, Spear and most...
Published 04/11/22
Dr. Gebrehiwot was born in Eritrea, East Africa. He won a diversity visa lottery to come to the United States and arrived here without any family or friends or any sense of direction. When he arrived, he worked odd jobs while starting with English for Second Language Speakers at Phoenix Community college. After graduation he was fortunate to get a job with Motorola as a Product engineer. Working for Motorola provided health and dental insurance, which allowed him to go to the dentist for the...
Published 04/04/22