lucas.shapiro

lucas.shapiro

Dr. Lucas Shapiro is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery. He completed his post-doctoral orthodontic training at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He currently practices orthodontics at Lemchen Salzer Ortho in NYC.

He started the Instagram page @futuredentists, works with the educational organization @ignitedds and has an orthodontic TikTok page @drshap.

valentine's day gifts for dentists

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for The Dental Professional

By: Lucas Shapiro Tired of giving the same old gift or chocolate and flowers to the people…

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malpractice insurance

How Much Should You Pay For Malpractice Insurance?

By: Dr. Luke Shapiro I just got off the phone with my insurance sales rep and they…

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working with a DSO

Why This Young Dentist Went With a DSO

By Dr. Hannah Crowell | February 6, 2023

By: Hannah Crowell Dental students are not encouraged to pursue a career with a DSO (dental support organization). In fact, they are most actively discouraged to sign with one. You’ll hear things like, To be fair – these statements could more accurately be said about dental schools. My Story Never have I felt so burnt…

Child brushing teeth

Ranking the States with the Best and Worst Dental Health 2023

By Kevin Henry | February 3, 2023

Starting children off right with good oral health habits (including proper brushing and flossing) can help ensure they have the best chance of a lifetime of excellent dental health. So which states are doing the best job of helping their children get their lives off on the right foot when it comes to proper oral…

communicating in difficult situations

Communicating in Difficult Situations: Part 2

By Savanah Craig | February 2, 2023

By: Savanah Craig Communicating with patients can be more challenging than doing dentistry at times I’ve noticed that some types of patient encounters happen more often than not. While I don’t believe that you can win over every single patient, I think in certain circumstances we can help to redirect some of these patients’ concerns…

dental implants

Are Implants the Only Option?

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | February 1, 2023

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D

dental residency

4 Reasons to Consider a Dental Residency Program

By Sable Muntean | January 30, 2023

By: Sable Muntean It can be tempting to jump right into the workforce after graduating from dental school but finding aresidency can be a hugely rewarding experience for new dentists — and those positions are oftenpaid. You can work through an AEGD program, which is typically clinically based, or you can choose a GPR program,…

dental assistant requirements in nevada

Dental Assistant Requirements in Nevada

By Natalie Kaweckyj | January 29, 2023

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Nevada to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…

dental assistant requirements in nebraska

Dental Assistant Requirements in Nebraska

By Natalie Kaweckyj | January 29, 2023

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Nebraska to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…

dental assistant requirements in montana

Dental Assistant Requirements in Montana

By Natalie Kaweckyj | January 29, 2023

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Montana to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…

dental assistant requirements in missouri

Dental Assistant Requirements in Missouri

By Natalie Kaweckyj | January 29, 2023

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Missouri to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…

dental assistant requirements in mississippi

Dental Assistant Requirements in Mississippi

By Natalie Kaweckyj | January 29, 2023

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Mississippi to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…