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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Dental Continuing Education: 9 Websites Where Dentists Can Earn Free CE

By Jennifer Murphy | October 14, 2021

Let’s take a look at 10 places on the Web where a dentist can earn free dental continuing education credits any time he or she wants.

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When an associate dentist has questions, where do you find help?

By Bruce Bryen | October 12, 2021

An associate dentist will often have many questions after entering the dental practice, but where does one go for help?

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Tips from Top Dentists on Dental School, Leadership, and More

By Alisa Johnson | October 8, 2021

Several dentists join forces in this article to give advice to their dental colleagues on everything from leadership to work-life balance.

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What Makes a Good Dentist? Top Skills To Be the Best Dentist

By Katie Dumbell | October 4, 2021

skills to being the best dentist aren’t things you learn in a classroom, writes Dr. Katie Dumbell.

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3 things to know about going back to dental meetings

By Kevin Henry | September 26, 2021

COVID-19 forced meetings of all kinds, including those in the dental industry, to go virtual. However, in recent weeks, the door to in-person dental trade meetings has swung back open. I attended my first in-person dental meeting back in May as a speaker at the Montana Dental Association meeting. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure…

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The new dentist’s job and the learning curve

By Bruce Bryen | September 17, 2021

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA After the search is over and the new job has begun, it is time to make sure that learning is occurring with a timeline that is acceptable to both the dentist who was hired and to the owner who is hopefully mentoring the new associate. The skill sets that were…

3 reasons why the dental hiring crisis may soon subside

By Kevin Henry | September 12, 2021

From Las Vegas to Orlando last week, here are the things we heard about the hiring crisis impacting so many dental practices.

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New data shows how hiring crisis has grown in dental industry

By Kevin Henry | September 3, 2021

how much the hiring crisis in dentistry has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lit leadership lessons: Let’s talk about perspective

By Amisha Singh | August 27, 2021

Why? It’s a question we often ask, but without perspective, we will never know the answer, writes Dr. Amisha Singh.

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After dental school: Considerations for joining alternative types of practices

By Bruce Bryen | August 9, 2021

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA Before graduating from dental school, the dental student is inundated with information about joining dental practices from all over the country. It is, of course, in many ways, a life-altering decision. The geographic environment, salary and benefits, and quality of life are just a few of the items being considered…