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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The one thing that dental team members want more than anything else

By Kevin Henry | January 5, 2021

There is one thing that your team members want more than anything else in 2021. No, it’s not more money.

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Using Science, Common Sense, and Communication to Bust Those Dental Myths

By Kevin Henry | December 1, 2020

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.

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6 common dental myths that you need to know … and debunk

By Kevin Henry | November 30, 2020

Let’s talk about some common dental myths that your patients might be hearing … and accepting.

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Why Now is the Time for You to be an Influencer

By David Rice | November 30, 2020

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…

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What To Do When a Team Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

By David Rice | November 25, 2020

What do you do if a team member tests positive for COVID-19 in your practice? Dr. David Rice has some advice.

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How To Have “Courageous Conversations” in the Dental Practice

By Kevin Henry | November 25, 2020

How can you have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice? Katherine Eitel-Belt talks you run through it.

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The Importance of Honesty in the Midst of a Pandemic

By Kevin Henry | November 23, 2020

Honesty is now more important than ever, because honesty can help your team prepare for a potential exposure to COVID-19.

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Why Trending Today Fails You

By David Rice | November 18, 2020

Let’s talk about trending … but how do we build a plan to trend for the long-haul? Dr. David Rice offers his thoughts.

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10 simple things you can do to get through hard times

By Kevin Henry | November 17, 2020

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.

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Why You Need to Hit the Reset Button Heading into 2021

By Kevin Henry | November 17, 2020

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.