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.

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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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Avoiding pitfalls in your next dental office lease negotiation

By Dan Gleissner | July 20, 2021

By Dan Gleissner, CARR More than 80% of healthcare practices lease their office space. The location and impression their office makes on patients is a huge determining factor in patient referrals and return visits, especially in a competitive market. Additionally, the cost of rent is typically a dental practice’s second-highest expense after payroll. For these reasons, it…

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15 Best Dentist Memes

By Kevin Henry | July 4, 2021

By: Kevin Henry When it comes to dental patients and their relationship with their dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, or anyone at the front associated with dental insurance, there are plenty of times when good dentist memes can say 1,000 words. With that in mind, we decided to find the 10 best dental memes we…

Compass

Finding the right specialist partners for your dental practice

By Bill Simon | June 26, 2021

By Dr. Bill Simon With research, development, and expansion of technology comes a broader scope of services, a deeper understanding of how to provide those services and improved outcomes. The standard of care elevates and, more than ever, dentists are faced with decisions on where to draw the line on what treatment they are comfortable…

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Lit leadership lessons: How dental professionals can honor boundaries

By Amisha Singh | June 21, 2021

Dr. Amisha Singh discusses why setting boundaries is so important for dental professionals and how it can improve health.

Golden Rule

When experience and inexperience converge in the dental practice

By Natalie Kaweckyj | June 13, 2021

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA ‘Tis the season for dental school graduations, from both baccalaureate and postgraduate programs. Many new dentists will be entering the workforce once their state regulating body grants their licensure in order to practice dentistry. There are things that we all learn in…

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Broken: Women in the dental industry and their relationships with other women

By David Rice | May 30, 2021

Dr. Maggie Augustyn discusses how her relationship with other women in the dental industry has been challenging and how she has dealt with the ups and downs.

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3 things you can do to take care of your mental health

By Kevin Henry | May 28, 2021

Whether we’re living in a pandemic, adjusting to life after COVID-19, or just trying to get through the day, there are times when we all need a “mental break” and need a few moments to change our thought patterns and deal with the pressure we may be feeling at the moment.

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Compensation plus benefits: Real talk for someone starting out in a dental practice

By Bruce Bryen | May 24, 2021

For those dentists just out of dental school or in the process of changing jobs as an associate from one dental practice to another, think of the power that is possessed when interviewing for that position.

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Lit leadership lessons: The power of creativity

By David Rice | May 24, 2021

By Amisha Singh, DDS We are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) people. We like numbers. Our problems have one solution. Right and wrong are our anthem. That doesn’t sound very accessible, does it? Well, that is because of how STEM has traditionally been taught. There are elements of these fields which are a little…

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3 Steps to Stop Cancellations in Your Dental Practice

By David Rice | May 24, 2021

Is your dental practice having problems with cancellations in a post-COVID world? Dr. David Rice is here with some advice that can help your business.