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Personalities and Situations with Dr. Gina Dorfman (DHP296)

The Dental Hacks Podcast

Release Date: 06/12/2020

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Dr. Brad Mattison is a dentist in Wellesley, MA and recently had a Zumax OMS 2380 dental microscope installed at his office. Coincidentally, Alan had one installed in December of 2019 and LOVES geeking out about dental microscope stuff!

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Welcome to a very special episode of the Clinical Hacks.   This one is for all the dentists that practice with a parent or family member or who may do so in the future.

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Every dental business owner has faced the last minute necessity to find a sub for a team member. At the last minute there's almost never a good solution. In today's episode Alan talks with Sarah Penland, the founder of a company called "Stop Gap Dental."

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Dr. Josh Austin and Dr. Lance Timmerman join Jason and Alan to talk about their new podcast, Working Interferences with Josh and Lance.

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The trilogy of episodes with Dr. Nate Lawson comes to its conclusion.   We'd like to think this one is more "Return of the King" than "Spider-Man 3"  but we'll let you be the judge of that.

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In today's throwback episode (originally presented May 19, 2017), Dr. Dennis Hartlieb joins Jason and Alan to talk about his journey from believing composite was a "temporary material" into creating an entire rehab in composite!

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This is episode number 2  with special guest Dr Nate Lawson, the materials guy!

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Alan is joined by Dr. Rich Rosenblatt, Dr. Erin Elliott, Dr. Joshua Austin and Dr. Lance Timmerman to answer the quandries of the ever curious Dental Hacks Nation!

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This is episode number 1 with special guest Dr Nate Lawson, the materials guy!

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Today's episode features the second half of our interview with Dr. Lance Timmerman on sleep apnea and our very first Brain Trust featuring Dr. Dawn Kulongowski, Dr. Tammy Bailey, Dr. Andy Hayes and Dr. Jason Luchtefeld taking a 5 minute ride in a time machine! [Sale Alert 🚩] There may not be any big block parties, but YAPI still wants you to get your July started off with a bang! 🎉 Struggling to figure out a workflow that actually works to easily communicate with patients and have them complete electronic forms? Here are just 4 reasons to get started with YAPI now! 1. Get off with...

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Jason and Alan join welcome guest host Dr. Gina Dorfman! Gina is dentist, podcaster, speaker, software company founder, mom and pineapple enthusiast! We've been hoping to get her on the show for awhile and had her from start to finish in today's episode! Some of the topics we discuss:

  • How did Gina's heritage (born in the Soviet Union, came to the U.S. when she was 16) affect her drive and future?
  • What's the deal with pineapples?
  • What does Gina think of censorship, specifically in Facebook groups? How does she feel about it as a VENDOR?
  • How did she manage to start her company as well as running a dental practice?
  • Gina on delegation
  • Gina on hiring great employees
  • What is Gina's favorite procedure?
  • Gina and Al on endo
  • How does the gender of the employer effect the way employees react?
  • Gina's "compliment sandwich" recipe
  • Giving good feedback

Some links from the show:


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Funny S%#t

Go Hack Yourself:

Gina: Isolite, Pink Petal/Releaf, Bioclear, 3D Dentists Sleep Apnea training and the Working Interferences Podcast

Jason: Skyce "tooth jewelry" by Ivoclar 

Al: Ego Power Plus weed whacker

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