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Transition Now – Dentist Retirement Planning
I retired from private practice four years ago.  I had a successful 40+ year run doing general restorative and cosmetic dentistry.  I had associates, and I worked as a solo practitioner. In the end, a couple of young entrepreneurs bought my practice and I worked as an associate for four years...  Read More
Does Your Dental Hygiene Schedule Include a Black Hole?
Holes in the dental appointment schedule are a huge challenge in today’s world of dentistry.How much does one hole in your schedule each day cost your dental practice over the next year?The truth is that is costs your dental practice hundreds-of-thousands-of-dollars over a year, if you have just...  Read More
Associateship Vs. Ownership: Which Dental Role is right for you? with Joseph D. Jordan, JD
Our guest this week Joseph D. Jordan, JD sits down with Shaun Keating and discuss the power of good mentorship and the positive benefits it brings to your personal and professional life. They also talk about how Joseph helps recent graduates plan for their future by figuring out what is the best...  Read More
Nurturing The Next Generation Of Educators and Dentists with Dr. Sameer Puri, DDS
We welcome back our guest Dr. Sameer Puri, DDS to the Dental Up Podcast. On this episode Dr. Puri and Shaun Keating catch up and chat about the current digital advancements in dentistry. Why costs shouldn’t be a driving factor in choosing a new digital scanner and how Dr. Puri helps mold the next...  Read More
How Do You Improve Your Game of Dentistry?
Do you have a favorite sport or hobby? I have always enjoyed playing tennis and in high school I played on the tennis team.If you are like me, then mediocrity is not an option and being “just” average at what you enjoy is a non-negotiable.As a high school student and tennis player, it was very...  Read More
HOW IMPORTANT IS DENTAL PATIENT COMFORT?
HOW IMPORTANT IS DENTAL PATIENT COMFORT?When is the last time your dental patients needed more comfort in the dental chair? Chances are that you make special accommodations every day. Neck pain, lower back strain, shoulders, hips and the list goes on. The truth is, factory dental chairs aren’t...  Read More
HOW OLD IS YOUR DENTAL HEADREST PILLOW?
How old is your dental headrest pillow? If you can’t recall, it’s probably time to replace. The average life-cycle of a typical memory foam dental cushion seems to range around 3 to 5 years. A dental headrest with better-wear characteristics? Choose brand and follow these tips: 1.  CLEANING...  Read More
A lifelong passion in Restorative Dentistry with Dr. Tiffany DuShane, DMD.
 On this week’s episode of the Dental Up Podcast, we have Dr. Tiffany DuShane, DMD stop by and chat with us about Restorative Dentistry. We dive deep into what inspired her to pursue a Dental Career and why Restorative Dentistry has become her primary focus and passion. In this episode we talk...  Read More
For new dentists, the initial few years out of dental school are critical for building our reputation, expertise, and philosophy.After struggling for 2 ½ years as a full-time associate dentist, I started feeling comfortable practicing dentistry and began to appreciate the significance of my brand...  Read More
Annual HIPAA Requirements – What Every Dentist Must Do!
HIPAA Un-Riddled!What happened to the day when you unlocked the office, turned on the suction, picked up a handpiece and straight-up - practiced dentistry? Electronic Communication (E/C) has taken the innocence of practicing dentistry right out of our hands!  While it provides instant information...  Read More
Self-Awareness and the Importance of gaining Experience with Dr. Charles Brown, DDS
Dr. Charles Brown stops by the Keating Dental Arts HQ in Irvine Ca, to talk to us about self-awareness and the importance of gaining experience. He shares how being surrounded by experienced members of the Dental Community helped him learn more about dentistry. What motivated him to become a...  Read More
The Benefits of Adding Dental Implants into your Practice with Dr. Michael Colleran, DDS
Our guest this week is Dr. Michael Colleran, a renowned Dental Author, lecturer, and expert on laser dentistry. He is a graduate from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and a sought out consultant for Dental Manufacturers across the country. Currently practicing from San Luis Obispo...  Read More
The Importance of a Healthy Work/Life Balance with Dr. Derek Jones, DDS
Our guest this week, Dr. Derek Jones, DDS graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and went on to the Yale-affiliated General Practice Residency. Practicing from Sanford, Maine.   Read More
13 Steps to Setting up Your own Successful Dream Dental Practice
Back in 2004, when many dentists were bumbling along with the old NHS contract, we decided to open up a squat dental practice. No experience of setting up a dental practice, just plain business ideas and clinical knowledge to back us up. Most dentists we spoke to said we were mad not trying for an...  Read More
 Adequately adjusting to the Digital Change with Dr.Sameer Puri DDS
 This is Episode 101 of the Dental Up Podcast and we have a special guest this week, Dr. Sameer Puri DDS. Dr.Puri shares with us his journey from California to Arizona and his involvement with Dental Town and Spear Education. He talks about how important it is to be involved in both the dental and...  Read More
 The Doctor as a Friend (The Importance of Establishing Strong Patient Relationships.)
 This week we had the opportunity to interview Dr.Richard L. Brown. He is an avid proponent of establishing strong relationships with everyone involved with your practice, from fellow Doctors, to his faculty and Laboratories he works with. He explains how establishing those relationships help...  Read More
Transforming the Patient's Experience with Technology.
 “ Consistent small improvements will lead you to an Extraordinary Change.” This week we have Dr.Bryan Laskin DDS on the Dental Up Podcast and he talks about his love for unique solutions in Dentistry using Technology. He also reveals to us the importance of enhancing the patient's experience and...  Read More
Childhood Inspiration turns into a fruitful career with Dr. Rich Rosenblatt DMD
This week’s featured guest graduated from Muhlenberg College and attended The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, He was accepted into a one year General Practice Residency Program at St. Josephs Medical Center in Reading Pennsylvania. In 2007 he purchased Forest North Dental that...  Read More
Dental Town and the Digital Revolution
This week’s featured guest, Howard M. Goldstein DMD is the Director of Continuing Education for Farran Media. He is also the Message Board Manager and maintains  a prime website for everyone in the Dental profession to discuss all aspects of dentistry openly. As Director of Continuing Education for...  Read More
Guatemala Extractions: The Denture Whisperer
 | Shaun Keating CDT + Dr. Tommy Murph DMD |Dr. Tommy Murph DMD is an expert in dental extractions and has been all over Guatemala helping those who lack adequate dental care. He has turned these dental clinics into a teaching opportunity for other dentists who want to improve their skills. He...  Read More
Episode 29: Stretch better!
Episode 29: Stretch better!Most people don't know how to stretch properly. Episode 29 of 7 Minute Solutions outlines a research based stretch program for dental professionals that can lead to actual change in the flexibility and reduction of pain.Be Healthy and Practice Safely!  Read More
Restorative Dentistry
| Shaun Keating CDT + Dr. Don Harris DDS |Practicing dentistry since 1971, Dr. Don Harris DDS has cared for those who protect our nation. Serving as a dentist in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, he restored many pilot’s teeth. In the Air Force Dr. Harris gained experience in various...  Read More
Episode 22: What is carpal tunnel syndrome anyway?
                                    What is carpal tunnel                         Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a very common neurological dysfunction in dentistry that can cost the practice and practitioner tens of thousands of dollars.This week, 7 Minute Solutions for Dental Professionals...  Read More
Destination Dentistry: Two Worlds Collide
| Shaun Keating CDT + Dr. Stella Bondar DMD |Dr. Stella Bondar DMD was a born native to the country of Moldova. Gaining her dental certification in Moldova, Dr. Bondar shares her experience practicing dentistry in a country struck with poverty. Pursuing her passion for dentistry, Dr. Bondar moved...  Read More
Episode 21: Don't just stretch!
While stretching is probably the most common exercise dental professionals do in their huddles, it may also be the least effective. Learn how to create a healthy huddle program and why stretching is a lot like flossing!Feel free to take advantage of the free download to learn how to get started...  Read More
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