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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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…

transition to practice ownership

The Transition to Dental Practice Ownership

By Ronnetta Sartor | January 24, 2023

By: Ronetta Sartor There are a lot of options to pursue in a career after dental school, but one of the major decisions you’ll have to consider is the possibility of owning your own practice. Deciding whether you want to own a business is a big decision in itself, and there are several ways to…

importance of a transition manager

The Importance of a Transition Manager

By John Wloderak | January 23, 2023

By: John Wloderak Managing your practice is essential to good dentistry; entering the marketplace to establish your brand, managing growth, and finding an eventual exit strategy can all be a challenge. But you shouldn’t go through the process alone. There are plenty of qualified individuals who make it their job to help you through every…