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Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!

Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!
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Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!

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Episodes

The Dental Hacks on Alpha Males and Shedding Sinuses (DHD 127)

9/23/2019
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Jason and Alan do a brief sound check before last weekend's Spear Summit in Phoenix, AZ! Our friends at Microcopy want to help you get a handle on your interproximal adjustments! Have you ever struggled with figuring out the right place to adjust the interproximals of your crowns? Microcopy has created a very slick and simple solution that they call Proxichek! The best news...you can try it for free at dentalhacks.com/Proxi-chek! Get a handle on adjustments with Proxi-chek! Your office has...

Duration:00:12:21

Considering a Microscope featuring Dr. Toussaint Crawford and Dr. Jason Smithson (DHD128)

9/22/2019
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Alan is joined by Dr. Toussaint Crawford, who is considering adding a dental microscope to his practice and Dr. Jason Smithson who is a consummate microscope user! Some things discussed: Wayne Remington Your office has to do a LOT of stuff. You’ve got to take in and organize a ton of patient information and make sure it shows up in the right place at the right time. You’ve got to be able to communicate throughout your office at any time, yet you need to do it discreetly. As much as you wish...

Duration:00:28:10

Seeing a Leader in the Mirror with Dr. Ricardo Mitrani (DHP258)

9/20/2019
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Dr. Ricardo Mitrani is obsessed with communication. He's pretty open about that. And in today's episode Jason and Alan got to talk with him about it. Ricardo is one of the rock stars who teaches on campus at Spear Education on treatment planning, communication and treating the terminal dentition. He's super fun to talk with and has lots of techniques to help you become a better listener and communicator. Some links from the show: Ricardo's TED talk (it's in Spanish) The Five Dysfunctions...

Duration:01:31:37

Broken Systems and Hands Free Faucets with Dr. Alan Mead (DHD126)

9/18/2019
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How does a failure in roadside rest areas resemble implementation problems in a dental office? Only from the mind of Alan Mead. Your office has to do a LOT of stuff. You’ve got to take in and organize a ton of patient information and make sure it shows up in the right place at the right time. You’ve got to be able to communicate throughout your office at any time, yet you need to do it discreetly. As much as you wish you didn’t have to...you need to remind your patients of their...

Duration:00:13:30

The Clinical Hacks on Implant Education with Dr. Randy Houska (CHP16)

9/17/2019
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The Clinical Hacks on Implant Education with Dr. Randy Houska (CHP16) Welcome to season 1, episode 16 of the Clinical Hacks Podcast This week Kevin flies solo and interviews the most famous dentist in the world Dr. Randy Houska The topic this week was Kevin And Randy’s implant and technological journey. Highlights include: - Cleveland is the Rock and Roll Capitol of the world – Randy has a famous daughter Randyis the most famous dentist in the worldRandy and Kevin have kept Sirona...

Duration:00:30:26

Everything is Branding with Stephanie Skari (DHD125)

9/16/2019
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Jason and Alan complete their conversation with Stephanie Skari, art director at Spear Education and we now realize that everything is branding! We had a chance to talk with her about Spear Education's upcoming branding changes, the design that has gone into the upcoming Spear Summit (it's a LOT!) and how dentists should approach intentionally creating a brand through graphic design and reputation. Some links from the show: Spear Education Some of Stephanie's artwork Your office has to...

Duration:00:28:21

Dental School for Dentists with Dr. Gregg Kinzer (DHP257)

9/13/2019
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Have you ever wished you could go to dental school as a dentist? Wouldn't it be great to have the experience and perspective that you have now when they were trying to teach you the basics? Jason and Alan talk to Dr. Gregg Spear of Spear Education about this very concept. When we were being taught about occlusion in dental school we didn't really understand why we were learning this nor how it affects our treatment. Jason and Alan were at Spear Education taking the phenomenal Occlusion...

Duration:01:22:53

Dr. Alan Mead on Red Flags and Saying "No" (DHD124)

9/11/2019
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Have you ever had a patient that really wanted treatment and all of your instinct are to say "nope. Not happening?" Today Alan goes solo to talk about a situation that we all find ourselves in! Our friends at Microcopy want to help you get a handle on your interproximal adjustments! Have you ever struggled with figuring out the right place to adjust the interproximals of your crowns? Microcopy has created a very slick and simple solution that they call Proxichek! The best news...you can try...

Duration:00:14:42

The Clinical Hacks on Sealants (CHP15)

9/10/2019
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Welcome to season 1, episode 15 of the Clinical Hacks Podcast This week we gave Mac Jones the week off to build a patio table and instead we talk about sealants. Zach Meiners, Kevin Fryer, and Alan Mead have one thing in common, we all pretty much dislike sealants! What? Aren't they preventing decay? Enjoy what's likely an unpopular take on sealants. Highlights include: - Do sealants prevent decay? - Can sealants "cause" decay? - What conditions should be met for sealants to be...

Duration:00:27:35

How to Delegate with Dr. Gina Dorfman (DHD123)

9/9/2019
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Everyone talks about delegation. It sounds great, but it's not as easy to do as you would think. Dr. Gina Dorfman is a person who gets a lot of things done. We talk about a lot of things in this short podcast. Here are a few of them: Gina is the inventor/owner of YAPI which is a 3rd party software that helps dentists make their practice management software better. Some links from the show: The Titans of Dentistry (both Gina and Al are Titans, apparently) Behind the Smiles...

Duration:00:01:16

Asking the Right Questions with Dr. Darin Dichter (DHP256)

9/6/2019
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Jason and Alan sat down to talk with Dr. Darin Dichter from Spear Education. They were taking the 3-day Occlusion Workshop and Darin was one of the instructors. This wide ranging discussion is spectacular and covers: Treating the Terminal Dentition" Some links from the show: The Voices of Dentistry Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night wondering if your office is up to speed on sterilization and infection control No? Well you're either lying or you're already using Zirc's...

Duration:01:17:53

Changing Your Brand with Stephanie Skari, art director of Spear Education (DHD122)

9/4/2019
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Your office has a brand whether intentional or not. Today's episode is the first in a series of podcasts featuring Stephanie Skari, the art director at Spear Education talking about branding. Jason and Alan talk with Stephanie about the process of developing a brand and how to know what looks good and what represents your brand well. Some links from the show: Spear Education Some of Stephanie's artwork Our friends at Microcopy want to help you get a handle on your interproximal...

Duration:00:15:13

The Clinical Hacks on Hydrogen Peroxide with Dr. Aly Sergie (CHP14)

9/3/2019
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Welcome to season 1, episode 14 of the Clinical Hacks Podcast This week the gang gave Zach the week off and replaced him with someone with an amazing laugh, Dr. Aly Sergie. The topic this week was hydrogen peroxide in Dentistry. Listen as Aly gets all bubbly with enthusiasm over his favorite chemical of all time. Highlights include: -Zach is lost and the FBI is searching for him – Aly laughing Aly describes his happy accidentAly describes how 35% hydrogen peroxide is magical unicorn...

Duration:00:33:14

Dr. Gina Dorfman Pays off the Cliffhanger (DHD121)

9/2/2019
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Back in Dental Hacks Daily episode 117 Dr. Gina Dorfman left us a cliffhanger. In episode 121 we hear the rest of the story of Gina's company, YAPI! Gina is a dental software pioneer and her story is pretty great! Take a listen to how she decided that she needed to create a new software for dentistry! It involves her father, Dr. Howard Farran, DentalTown and weed! Gina is the inventor/owner of YAPI which is a 3rd party software that helps dentists make their practice management software...

Duration:00:16:50

Announcing the Voices of Dentistry 2020! (DHP255)

8/30/2019
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Once again it's time to get geared up for the most innovative conference in all of dentistry, The Voices of Dentistry! In today's episode, Jason and Alan are joined by Dr. Mark Costes of the Dentalpreneur podcast and Dr. Justin Moody of the "Dentists Implants and Worms" podcast to officially announce the Voices of Dentistry for 2020! It's happening on January 24-25th, 2020 at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas in Scottsdale, AZ! The conference has become a "must see" for a lot of...

Duration:00:30:17

Dr. Mark Fleming on Knowing What You Know and Don't Know (DHD120)

8/28/2019
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Dr. Mark Fleming of CERECDoctors joined Jason and Alan on their recent trip to Spear Education and gave us some great insight. Today's Dental Hacks Daily talks about the moment that you're overwhelmed with what you're learning at CE, which we were. How do you implement? How do you evaluate your patients with this new information? It's a great conversation and we're grateful that he took the time! Enjoy! Our friends at Microcopy want to help you get a handle on your interproximal...

Duration:00:13:51

The Clinical Hacks on Biomimetics with Dr. Aly Sergie (CHP12)

8/27/2019
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Welcome to season 1, episode 13 of the Clinical Hacks Podcast This week the gang gave Zach the week off and replaced him with someone way smarter and marginally sexier, Dr. Aly Sergie. The topic this week was Biomimetic Dentistry. What? Strap in and listen to this one as Dr. Sergie drops some knowledge on us. Highlights include: - What is biomimetics? - 5 concepts include: 1) IDS - Immediate Dentin Sealing 2) Pulp Caps (direct and indirect) 3) Partial Coverage Resorations 4) Fiber...

Duration:00:31:19

Dr. Josie Dovidio on Being a Noob Podcaster (DHD119)

8/26/2019
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Our friend, Dr. Josie Dovidio joins Alan again to talk about her journey into podcasting. She's started a podcast that she calls "Josieology" and it's really good. But the listener may not know all that goes into creating something like this! She talks with Alan about naming a podcast, interviewing and the phenomena of hating your own voice! So enjoy the podcast and go check out Josie's new podcast, "Josieology!" Josie's website The Josieology Podcast Josieology Instagram Josieology...

Duration:00:20:42

Encore Edition: Bob and Rob Strike Back! (DHP254)

8/23/2019
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The Dental Hacks host the much requested return of Dr. Bob Margeas and Dr. Rob Ritter as they talk about workflow, saving on lab fees and things they wouldn't want to practice without! Dr. Bob Margeas and Dr. Rob Ritter are BFFs. They talk to each other daily even though one practices in Iowa and one in Florida. What do they talk about? Profitable dental practice! In today's episode, Dental Hacks listeners get to eavesdrop on their conversations! Why do they love single unit dentistry so...

Duration:01:38:02

Dealing with Difficult Patients when You're Not into Conflict (DHD118)

8/21/2019
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Dr. Alan Mead talks about his experiences with difficult patients and offers a few tips. These tips aren't bulletproof, but they'll get you out of a lot of "difficult patient" situations! Our friends at Microcopy want to help you get a handle on your interproximal adjustments! Have you ever struggled with figuring out the right place to adjust the interproximals of your crowns? Microcopy has created a very slick and simple solution that they call Proxichek! The best news...you can try it...

Duration:00:13:25