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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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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fractured tooth

Fractured Tooth: Case Study

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | October 19, 2022

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D Have you ever had a patient with a fractured tooth? Here is a case study of my experience with it. Fractured Tooth: Patient Information 73-year-old female Healthy Extensive dental work in the past, numerous restorations, hx of trigeminal neuralgia controlled by oxcarbazepine CC: I feel I broke a tooth on…

dental assistant requirements in idaho

Dental Assistant Requirements in Idaho

By Natalie Kaweckyj | October 17, 2022

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 Idaho to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

dental assistant requirements in Hawaii

Dental Assistant Requirements in Hawaii

By Natalie Kaweckyj | October 17, 2022

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 Hawaii to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

dental assistant requirements in florida

Dental Assistant Requirements in Florida

By Natalie Kaweckyj | October 17, 2022

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 Florida to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

dental assistant requirements in Washington d.c.

Dental Assistant Requirements in Washington, D.C.

By Natalie Kaweckyj | October 17, 2022

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 Washington, D.C. to see if you are still qualified to practice. Each state has different requirements for dental…

dental assistant requirements in georgia

Dental Assistant Requirements in Georgia

By Natalie Kaweckyj | October 17, 2022

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 Georgia to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

calcifications

Calcifications/Radiopacities: Case Study

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | October 12, 2022

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D Here is a case study on my experience with a patient with calcifications/radiopacities. The Patient with Calcifications/Radiopacities 55-year-old female Healthy New patient to our practice From Patient: I’ve been wearing a denture since I was 22 years old. I can’t stand looking at it, and I can’t afford implants at…

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Words of Wisdom from Accomplished Dentist: Dr. Alan Stern

By Jennifer Murphy | October 10, 2022

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD Dr. Alan G. Stern graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in 1981. He completed a 1 year GPR, then worked as an associate dentist for 5 years before opening his FFS practice in Ocean, NJ in 1987.  Dr. Stern is also an ACE Certified Health Coach and…

good habits

Forming Good Habits after Dental School

By Savanah Craig | October 6, 2022

By: Savanah Craig Graduating from dental school marked the first time in my life where ‘student’ wasn’t my primary role. For so many years my life had been ruled by the academic calendar. Now, I had a choice in how I wanted to structure my time spent outside of working hours. I really wanted to…

lesion

Oral Dental Lesion: Case Study

By Chad Duplantis, D.D.S, F.A.G.D | October 5, 2022

By: Dr. Chad Duplantis, D.D.S., F.A.G.D Have you ever dealt with an oral dental lesion during your dental career? Here is a case study on my experience dealing with oral dental lesions. Patient Information: 45-year-old female Extremely healthy Realtor Regular dental patient – every 6 months at least Minimal dental needs Now pain associated with the…