Being unexceptional is unacceptable Vincent Van Gogh. Andrew Carnegie. Henry Ford. Will Smith. Aside from being public figures, the one thing these gentlemen have in common is their denouncement of mediocrity. Even in dentistry, perhaps especially so, mediocrity just won’t cut it. Dr. Nirjal Patel, one of the newest dentists to join the Affordable Dentures …Read Article
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Seeing that first smile What can you tell us about your background? I grew up in a small town in the foothills of North Carolina called Mount Airy, the hometown of America’s favorite sheriff, Andy Griffith. My parents and grand-parents instilled in me the importance of hard work and dedication — my mother and father …Read Article
Designer Dental with a personal touch What can you tell us about your background? I earned my Doctorate of Dental Surgery from The Ohio State University, graduating first in my class clinically. After completing my graduation requirements in my third year of dental school, I spent much of my remaining time in Ohio with an …Read Article
Dentist, practice owner, mother — finding a balance Dr. Susan McMahon, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, enjoys one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. She is accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics, a Fellow …Read Article
Changing lives through compassion, empathy, and implants For children of doctors, so goes the story of following in your parents’ medical footsteps. Dr. J. Stuart Williams is no exception. His father was the only cardiologist in the town of Laurel, Mississippi. As the youngest of five children, with none before him having traveled the medical …Read Article
Editor’s intro Combining dental training in many areas with medical expertise and emphasis on digital technologies differentiates Dr. Michael J. Hartman’s practice and creates loyal patients. From technician to technology-focused clinician What can you tell us about your background? My path to becoming an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon started initially in the dental laboratory. …Read Article
Editor’s intro In her Affordable Dentures and Implants practice, Dr. Sandy Change combines her love for art and science with her dental expertise. Where art, science, and impact meet Dr. Sandy Chang easily fell into a role within the healthcare industry. “I guess it was just something I grew up with,” she says. Quite right. …Read Article
Editor’s intro: Dr. Andrew Howard, Master Implant Dentist, LLC, has been placing and restoring implants for three decades. Here is his story. Master Implant Dentist, LLC What can you tell us about your background? I moved to Loveland, Colorado, from Indianapolis, Indiana, right after my General Practice Residency at Joseph Hospital in Denver in 1988. It …Read Article