The Alan Mead Dental Experience
About the Show
Alan Mead is a dentist with too much time on his hands and too much recording equipment in his basement! Each week he brings you entertaining and informative content featuring interesting dental people and the stories behind them. You'll hear "Dental School Horror stories," take a ride in the "Single Use Time Machine" and hear his co-hosts give you the "90 Second Perfect Pitch." It's all good fun for dentists and the people that love them!
Episode 045: Dr. Paul Goodman on the "Amazon-ing of dentistry"
November 15th, 2017
55 mins 10 secs
amazon-ing of dentistry, dental nachos, dental podcast
Dr. Paul Goodman explains how the internet giant and social media have changed the way patients interact with health care.
Episode 044: Al riffs on podcasting
November 13th, 2017
34 mins 37 secs
dental podcast, multiple track recording, podcasting
Al gets really nerdy about podcasts. Really nerdy.
Episode 043: Dr. Bart Schultz live on surgery and reps
November 8th, 2017
27 mins 4 secs
dental implants, dr. bart schultz, reps, surgery
Alan and his BFF Bart record in a tiny conference room on the 3M campus talking about surgery and why Al hates it.
Episode 042: Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver on stacking, productivity and making new stuff
November 6th, 2017
45 mins 58 secs
auto front office, dental podcast, exocad, exocademy, productivity
Alan is joined by Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver again to talk about all the stuff he has created since episode 1.
Episode 041: Dr. Justin Moody on dental implants and Fireball
October 30th, 2017
50 mins 10 secs
dental implant education, dental implants, dental podcast, dr. justin moody
Dr. Justin Moody, one of the co-hosts of the Voices of Dentistry meeting, joins Alan to talk about dental implants, implant education and Fireball!
Episode 040: Dr. Bart Schultz on smile test drives and travel trailers
October 25th, 2017
49 mins 55 secs
dental consultations, dental podcast, smile test drive
Dr. Bart Schultz joins Alan again to talk about how to let patients test drive their new smile.
Episode 039: Alan on jury duty and microscopes
October 23rd, 2017
41 mins 57 secs
dental microscopes, dental podcast, jury duty
Alan riffs on his recent experience being called for jury duty and why he thinks dental microscopes are best used in hygiene.
Episode 038: Dr. Bilal Saib on All on 4 and podcast pioneering
October 18th, 2017
50 mins 57 secs
all on 4, bilal saib, dental podcast
Alan is joined by dental podcast pioneer Dr. Bilal Saib to talk about how he started podcasting and all about full arch implant restorations.
Episode 037: Dr. James Heaton on ceiling mounted delivery and personal office urinals
October 16th, 2017
41 mins 29 secs
dental office design, dental podcast, dr. james heaton
Alan discusses the joys and tragedies of moving your dental office with Dr. James Heaton.
Episode 036: Easy chart notes and other productivity hacks
October 9th, 2017
38 mins 41 secs
bioclear, dental podcast, evernote, premier dental products, productivity tools, solo diamonds, textexpander, ubiquitous capture
Alan gushes over the Bioclear Learning Center Summit, interviewing two endodontic giants and then talks about tools he's using to create thorough chart notes quickly as well as "ubiquitous capture."
Episode 035: Dr. Tammy Bailey on interpersonal skills and open contacts
October 2nd, 2017
45 mins 49 secs
dental podcast, interpersonal skills, open contacts, parenting
Dr. Tammy Bailey joins Alan to tell some dental school stories, talk about kids, tips on how to relate to people and the dread of the open contact.
Episode 034: Jonathan VanHorn on naming things poorly and dental accountants
September 25th, 2017
52 mins 3 secs
dental podcast, naming businesses, personal productivity
Jonathan VanHorn of "Dentist Metrics" joins Alan to talk about why it matters if your accountant is a "dental accountant" as well as how he handles personal productivity and tasks.
Episode 033: Live from Dentsply Sirona World 2017!
September 20th, 2017
43 mins 21 secs
dental podcast, dentsply sirona world 2017, dsw 17
Alan is joined by Dr. Flash Davies and Dr. Craig Harder to talk about DS World 2017, The Voices of Dentistry meeting and strategies about how to apply CE (and how not to).
Episode 032: "Dentists to poor people: Drop dead" rant
September 13th, 2017
34 mins 17 secs
boston globe, dental podcast, mid level dental providers
Alan rants about the recent hatchet job article from the Boston Globe