Ep #186: Paul Goodman – Dental Nachos

What do nachos have to do with good dentistry? Dr. Paul Goodman will fill you in on that while discussing important issues with dental school and the future of dentistry. He shares why he thinks dentists need to be nicer and why he’s so passionate about working and collaborating with other dentists.

Paul talks in detail about where he thinks dental schools go wrong and the negative effect it has on many dentists who are trying to do it all on their own. He also shares how dentists can counteract the issues that hit hard right after school and even further down the road by doing and thinking about things differently. He has some great wisdom and insight on the dental industry and has the ability to share the bigger picture and solutions with us.

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 Minute Markers:

  • 1:42 – Why dentists need to learn how to be nice again.
  • 5:28 – Why dental schools should teach clinical work first.
  • 8:04 – How Paul’s dad’s example and mentorship shaped how he works today.
  • 12:00 – About the unpreparedness of dentists when they leave dental school.
  • 14:23 – Paul’s view of what’s to come for the dental industry.
  • 18:01 – If the time and investment in dental school costs produce an ROI.
  • 20:56 – DSOs and the future of dentistry.
  • 22:48 – Practice transitions and the importance of planning early.
  • 24:46 – Dealing with the fear of losing your identity if you leave your practice.
  • 27:20 – The story behind dental nachos.

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