The Alan Mead Dental Experience

An entertaining and informative look at dentists and their stories.

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!

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Episodes

  • Episode 014: Alan Mead on flooding and gratitude

    June 26th, 2017  |  15 mins 43 secs

    Alan talks about the recent flooding that's caused him to make some big shifts in podcasting schedules!

  • Episode 013: Dr. Brett Kessler on organized dentistry and weed

    June 14th, 2017  |  46 mins 34 secs

    Dr. Brett Kessler was the president of the Colorado Dental Association and is helps dentists and team members struggling with addiction. Yet somehow we spent most of our time talking about marijuana. Weird, right?

  • Episode 012: Dr. Zach Meiners on working with dad and the struggle of case acceptance

    June 12th, 2017  |  48 mins 4 secs
    dental podcast, family dentist, treatment planning

    Dr. Zach Meiners joins Alan to talk about being a "regular Joe" dentist and the struggle of case acceptance. Also...both of these guys started their careers as associates with their dad.

  • Episode 011: Tiger Safarov on Zen and being right about the market

    June 7th, 2017  |  44 mins 39 secs
    dental podcast, dental supplies, tiger safarov

    Tiger Safarov came to the United States from Russia, and hit the ground running. He used to build dental offices and now he's trying to change the way that we buy dental supplies.

  • Episode 010: Dr. Justin Short on lifestyle and you doing you

    June 5th, 2017  |  44 mins 10 secs
    dental podcast, real estate, the lifestyle practice

    Dr. Justin Short is a dentist, coach and real estate tycoon. You're going to like him and you're going to learn some stuff from him.

  • AME extra: spiderman

    June 2nd, 2017  |  16 mins 53 secs
    dental podcast, spiders

    Boy do I have a story for you. It has nothing to do with dentistry, but I think it's worth a listen.

  • Episode 008: Dr. Lance Timmerman on jet setting and Motel 6

    May 22nd, 2017  |  44 mins 57 secs
    dental podcast, jet setting, lance timmerman, sleep apnea

    Dr. Lance Timmerman is glamorous. He has a beautiful office in Seattle and now works part time in Mountain View, CA doing sleep apnea and cosmetics.

  • Episode 007: Jeff Gladnick on entrepreneurship and green M&Ms

    May 17th, 2017  |  46 mins
    dental podcast, dental websites, jeff gladnick

    Jeff Gladnick of Great Dental Websites joins Alan to talk about being an entrepreneur (nature or nurture), failing to succeed and time travel.

  • Episode 006: Dr. Davina Detrik on baby names and storytelling

    May 15th, 2017  |  45 mins 16 secs
    baby names, dental podcast, storytelling

    Dr. Davina Detrik joins Alan to talk about office design, storytelling and attempting to name his child Hercules.

  • Episode 005: Dr. Russell Kirk on dental school and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

    May 10th, 2017  |  44 mins 43 secs
    brazilian jiu jitsu, dental podcast, dental school, prf

    Dr. Russell Kirk is an oral surgeon and podcaster from Lebanon, TN. In episode 005 Alan and Russell talk about dental school, getting angry and the benefits of podcasting.

  • Episode 004: Dr. Cory Glenn on ketogenic diets and digital everything

    May 8th, 2017  |  45 mins 59 secs
    cory glenn, dental podcast, ketogenic diet

    Alan is joined by dental superstar Dr. Cory Glenn in episode 004! We talk about losing weight with a ketogenic diet, not working in the mouth hole and building a cost effective digital workflow!

  • Episode 003: Dr. Bart Schultz on dental school attendance and hiker's gorp

    May 1st, 2017  |  43 mins 38 secs
    canyonlands national park, dental podcast, dr. bart schultz, university of minnesota

    Dr. Bart Schultz is Alan's best friend. They graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1997, which makes them old. They discuss attendance requirements and Spring Break trips from back in the day.

  • Episode 002: Dr. Jason Smithson on EFDAs and natural ability

    May 1st, 2017  |  47 mins 55 secs
    cosmetic dentistry, dental composite, dental microscopes, dental podcast, jason smithson

    Composite guru and pasty enthusiast Dr. Jason Smithson joins Alan for an interesting discussion about some dentists with natural talent (him) and some who have worked to become passable (Alan). We talk about EFDAs, microscopes and he does the AME "Fly on the Wall" where he explains how to change

  • Episode 001: Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver on pirated DVDs and bite adjustment

    May 1st, 2017  |  46 mins 28 secs
    dental bite adjustment, dental podcast, pirated dvds

    Multiple practice owner and technology maven, Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver joins Alan for the very first episode of the newest and most entertaining dental podcast known to man.

  • The Alan Mead Experience...episode 0

    April 15th, 2017  |  9 mins 5 secs
    coming soon, dental podcast

    The very first episode of a new dental podcast by the Dental Hacks co-host, Alan Mead. Listen as Alan describes his newest project and what you can expect to hear when episode 1 drops on May 1st!