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 Gift Ideas for The Dental Professional
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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…
Using science, common sense, and communication to bust those dental myths
You know the funny thing about myths? Often, if you use your brain and think about them for a few minutes, you’ll figure out exactly why they’re called myths and not facts.
6 common dental myths that you need to know … and debunk
Let’s talk about some common dental myths that your patients might be hearing … and accepting.
Why now is the time for you to be an influencer
Another week, another piece of misinformation about dentistry is out there and ready for us to address. On Thanksgiving Day, the New York Times published a piece about how teeth were mysteriously falling out of people’s mouths. Was it because of COVID-19? Some would say yes, but we in the dental industry know that there…
What to do when a team member tests positive for COVID-19
What do you do if a team member tests positive for COVID-19 in your practice? Dr. David Rice has some advice.
How to have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice
How can you have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice? Katherine Eitel-Belt talks you run through it.
The importance of honesty in the midst of a pandemic
Honesty is now more important than ever, because honesty can help your team prepare for a potential exposure to COVID-19.
Why trending today fails you
Let’s talk about trending … but how do we build a plan to trend for the long-haul? Dr. David Rice offers his thoughts.
10 simple things you can do to get through hard times
Life is a series of peaks and valleys. Sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down. But it’s the difficult times where we need a little more support and guidance. Here are some tips that can help.
Why you need to hit the reset button heading into 2021
Take a step back. Take a breath. 2020 has been a lot to take in, but now is the time to plan for what’s to come in 2021.
Preparing for the waves to come in 2021
None of us knew that 2020 would bring a pandemic into our industry and society. What will 2021 bring? None of us know for sure. However, we do know that you can learn from the past and prepare for the future using analysis and trends from a pair of experts who have been tracking what has been happening in the industry before, during, and after the COVID-19 disruption.