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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dental assistant requirements in kentucky

Dental Assistant Requirements in Kentucky

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 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 Kentucky to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in kansas

Dental Assistant Requirements in Kansas

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 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 Kansas to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in iowa

Dental Assistant Requirements in Iowa

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 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 Iowa to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in indiana

Dental Assistant Requirements in Indiana

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 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 Indiana to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in illinois

Dental Assistant Requirements in Illinois

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 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 Illinois to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements…

spontaneous bone spurs

Spontaneous Bone Spurs: Case Study

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | November 9, 2022

By: Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD Have you ever had a patient with spontaneous bone spurs? Here is a case study of my experience with it.

developing an online presence

Developing an Online Presence for Your Dental Practice

By Len Tau | November 7, 2022

By: Dr. Len Tau It’s no secret that we live in a digital world. COVID made the transfer to online work much more apparent, but the internet has been crucial for businesses, including dentistry, since its inception. You don’t need to look at studies to know how important an online presence is, but research shows…

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What Is The Average Dentist Salary?

By David Rice | November 3, 2022

By: Dr. David Rice It’s easy to find the median dentist salaries in the United States. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes this data. BLS data shows a median salary of $163,220 per year, or about $78 an hour. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, here is on average what dentists…

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Separation of Medicine and Dentistry

By Savanah Craig | November 3, 2022

By: Savannah Craig The separation of medicine and dentistry has always confused and fascinated me. As a dentist, we are acutely aware of the impact of oral disease on the rest of the body, but why aren’t medical doctors taught anything about teeth? This question becomes even more apparent when you realize that over a…

stylohyoid calcification

Stylohyoid Calcification: Case Study

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | November 2, 2022

By: Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD Have you ever had a patient with stylohyoid calcification? Here is a case study of my experience with it.