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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Infection control: How NOT to get sued … and a whole lot more

By David Rice | March 29, 2021

Here are three simple questions to answer when it comes to infection control in the dental practice.

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Maximize Your Profitability Through Dental Real Estate

By Ken Jorgenson | March 24, 2021

It takes a lot to make sure your choice regarding dental real estate is the right one for you, your budget, and your future.

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Advice For New Associates in a Dental Practice

By Bruce Bryen | March 21, 2021

Welcome to the world of the business of dentistry. Here’s what you need to know if you’re starting out as a dentist and heading down the path of becoming an associate.

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Your Dental Career

By Amisha Singh | March 14, 2021

By: Amisha Singh, DDS Leadership. You have heard the word, and maybe even understand the importance for your dental practice and your career. But this concept, which supports an industry of educators and thought leaders, remains an enigma for most practitioners. And there is one fundamental reason for this: Leadership in theory and leadership in…

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3 Dental Insurance Mistakes Practices Are Making

By Kevin Henry | March 1, 2021

As we dive deeper into 2021, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan of Odyssey Management is seeing three big issues with dental insurance that practices encounter.

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Advice Every Dental Practice Should Hear: From a Baseball Usher

By Kevin Henry | February 17, 2021

A bike ride past Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., brought back memories of some great advice from an usher for dental practices.

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WalletHub unveils 2021 list of best and worst states for dental health

By Kevin Henry | February 10, 2021

So where does your state rank in terms of dental health for 2021? WalletHub has compiled its annual rankings.

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Differences in the Workplace “Garden”

By Natalie Kaweckyj | February 9, 2021

We all have stunning gardens that are unique to each one of us, writes Natalie Kaweckyj. She encourages readers to share their knowledge, expertise and passion, and watch the dynamics bloom.

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Great Dental Teams Start With a Great Vision

By Robert Maguire | February 9, 2021

Dr. Robert Maguire discusses what he has learned about building great dental teams during his years in the dental industry.

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Dental Assistant Drama in the Practice: Q & A

By Kevin Henry | January 26, 2021

One dental assistant is tired of the drama in her practice … but she’s making a plan on how to change her viewpoint.