This week Russ and Clint talk with Dr. Baron Grutter. Baron is a general dentist who loves ortho and surgery and recently moved from MO to MI. We discuss how the move went for him and his family and his transition with a new office. We talk about his path to becoming a teacher as well as being a reluctant vegan.
Clint this week decided to show up late as he was too busy "driving safely" to make it on time.
If you want to learn more about digital design, orthodontics, and surgery from Baron, go to his website https://www.barongrutterdds.com/ to learn more
Alewx Wardian, Azhar Ahmed and Charli Stein--Marie got Totally Oral at VoD.
Learn all about Soaking and why Azhar has gotten married three times to the same woman.
This week Clint and Russell interview Sandy Pardue of Classic Practice Resources. Sandy works as a consultant helping dentists establish systems in their offices. We discuss everything from hiring processes to questionable business practices to her interesting first experience as a dental consultant in the Northeast.
This week Russ and Clint talk with Dr. Len Tau. Len is a dentist who has dedicated his life to helping other dentists get great online reviews. We talk about Len's journey from NYC to NOLA to PHL to FL and how he retired at age 50. We also hear about how to deal with bad reviews and what not to do.
This week Clint and Russ talk with Dr. Gina Dorfman who is owner of YAPI as well Dentistry for Kids and Adults in California. We discuss the fun of owning a dental office, hiring dental staff, working with other dentists and discussing whose dog is barking in the background.
We discuss Greg's journey as a dentist and how and why he created his technique. We also discuss how it is too damn cold.
Russell shares his favorite song "Numb" by Linkin Park which is in no way related to the guest this week and is simply because at heart Russell is still an angsty teen.
Russel Schafer, Clinton and Lance Timmerman sit down for a chat with Michael Keller, a dentist and former lifeguard from Delaware.
Michael shares his grand plans for marketing and why, if you're not living in Delaware, you're failing at life.
This week Clint and Russ talk with Dr. David Janash of My UnderBite. We are talking with speakers at the Dental Maverick Summit 2022 which is happening in Austin, Tx on April 22nd and 23rd. David and Russ are friends of Tuan so we apologize for the small amount of adulation about Tuan at the beginning.
David shares with us his journey from working in crappy NYC HMO offices to managing a small DSO of 12 offices. We also talk about the importance of communication and how Joe Rogan's podcast is too damn long.
Another episode from Voices of Dentistry 2022, Clint and Russ talk with Daniel Smith. Dan works in Oliver Springs, TN with his dad and uncle as well as his time in the Navy.
Clint and Russell interview Robyn Ramirez at VOD 2022 for this episode of Totally Oral. Russell had his mic way too far away as he was plying Zak Allmand shots of Fireball the entire time.
Robyn talks about her history in dentistry as well as her experience coaching dentists. To learn more about Robyn, go to her website Dentistry's Communication Coach to learn more about it. Russell has used her in his office and he and his team learned a lot from her.
It's Voices of Dentistry week! If you are at the conference and could only be a guest on one podcast...you should definitely do A Very Clinical Podcast.
However, assuming you wanna mingle with the rest of us, we'd love to talk to you. You'll have a chance to speak with Russell Schafer and Clinton Timmerman and even the Godfather of Totally Oral himself, Lance Timmerman.
If you aren't at the conference, we'd still love to hear from you and hope to interview you at a future date. Just let us know!
This week Clint and Russ talk with Papa Randy. We discuss his involvement with Implant Pathways as well as life as a dentist in South Dakota.
Harry Wheeler joins Clint to answer the burning question from last week's episode: who won Christmas? Or, put better, who didn't ruin Christmas?
Harry shares what it's like to be a dental student in Glasgow, Scotland. Less Hogwarts than expected.
Harry is also a forensic scientist and shares what it's like to be in forensics, which is unfortunately less CSI and more depressing at times than exciting. It is, however, a good conversation starter at a pub. Chicks dig a forensic pathologist.
Dr Krytina Stafford, a veterinarian in the UK, goes Totally Oral this week in an attempt to win Christmas over her dental student brother, Harry Wheeler. Check out the podcast to find out what that even means.
We talk about oral health for different types of animals and why humans may be more prone to pay for dental procedures of their family pet as opposed to their own mouths.
We also discuss the brilliant business idea she has to combine forces with her dentist husband, Chris Stafford, and why I think Chris should do animal implants on boat offshore.
Russell is riding the pine this week because his jaw is wired shut and his head head is wrapped up like Jacob Marley.
Russ and Clint are joined by none other than Kevin Donlin, the man from Madison, South Dakota.
Kevin shares what it's like to practice in The Mount Rushmore State as well as for the National Guard.
While we did not discover if he has an affinity for Tiger Meat, we discuss other hot topics, such as the new Star Wars rides at Disneyworld.
Zach Meiners and Kevin W Fryer join Russ and Clint to talk about things not related to dentistry; the four of them have a chance to do that on the next two episodes of Very Clinical on The Very Dental Podcast, so if you haven't subscribed yet, be sure to do so and listen to us next week!
Clint and Russell this week talk with Dr. Lane Ochi. We hear about Lane's love of dental education as how his dad got the start as a CDT. We end up discussing failure and how that doesn't happen to some dentists in Florida.
Clint goes through an extensive review of omens and signs and how they relate to people participating in Iron Man competition. You'll never guess what seeing a squid means!
Dr. Jeff Hennigan joins the guys as they discuss living in Southwest Louisiana. Jeff goes through his experience being a part owner of a multi practice office from recruiting new doctors to dealing with hurricanes.
Rich discusses the benefits Imagen, a dental partner organization, and how he has come to enjoy dentistry more.
Russ discusses his love of spatulas and how they make the world a better place.
This week will Clint is off in Monaco on his private yacht with his girl, Russell talks with his friend and mentor Dr. Tuan Pham. Tuan gives his experience being a dentist in the wonderful city of Austin, Texas and explains why the Blue Cam is the best cam in all of CEREC.
Russell recounts the one time where Clint and he made a bargain with the wrong Devil and wound up in Albuquerque.
This week Clint and Russell interview Lt. Col Michael Villacarlos. We talk about the life of a career military dentist and his path from NYU to present. We also discuss the difficulties of deployment like being denied entry into nightclubs in Korea.
Clint recounts the one time he played chicken with an mongoose while running for his life during an Ironman.
Talon Davis goes Totally Oral with Clint and Russell and shares the journey he's taken since his budding days in Edmond, Oklahoma, which includes being a trained classical musician.
Russell shares the seamless journey he's experienced going green by adding solar panels to his office and a water distiller to the sewage system in his backyard.
Clint and Russell are joined by the indomitable Matthew Stanridge, who discusses how he it taking his practice to new heights as well as his quest to shift paradigms regarding orthodontics to general practitioners.
You'll laugh. You'll cry. And, you'll want to take one of his courses to expand your practice and skillset.
Russell wonders why they didn't make a sequel to Titanic and suggests his ideas how to make that happen. Hint: bring on Yahoo Serious.