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What's something that
remains a challenge?
I hate endo! (Do I really have to say more? It's endo!)

Give us a snapshot of your
life outside dentistry.

What are the greatest advancements
in cosmetic dentistry you've seen
in your tenure?
The overall advancements in digital printing, the
availability of CBCT in offices, and how implants have
become routine and mainstream in practices, as well as
their general acceptance by the public. Since I graduated,
implants have probably been the greatest advancement
in all dentistry, not just cosmetic dentistry.

I am a family man! I am a husband (my wife,
Jennifer, is a retired hygienist and now a gym owner)
and a dad of two of the greatest kids on the planet
(Isabella and AJ), and I have a huge immediate family.
Once a week since my 13-year-old daughter, Isabella,
was born, my sister's family and my family have dinner
at our parents' house. It used to be Sundays but that
became too difficult with everyone's schedule, so when
my daughter turned 2 it became a Tuesday tradition.
Living on the Jersey shore, we love being at the
beach, going boating, fishing and hanging out with my
cousins or friends and their families on the weekends.
I have college buddies and friends from dental school
who I see routinely as well.

What would you like to see dentistry do
differently/better in the next 5-10 years?
I think it's so important for dentists to stay organized
and protect our profession. Look at what is happening to
medicine: Less than 40 percent of medical professionals
belong to the American Medical Association, and its
lobbying power is reflective in what has happened to it.
My hygienist's daughter had her gallbladder removed
and the surgeon was paid less for that procedure than
my PPO insurance participation pays for an anterior
root canal. Now, I am not trivializing what we do, but
come on, folks-an anterior root canal vs. lifesaving
surgery? It's insane!
You might not realize it, but the ADA has a strong
lobbying power and has prevented many issues from
affecting our profession. If you aren't a member, you
won't realize how many times this has happened. I am an
active member with the ADA and still I'm only aware of
the day-in, day-out performance of our political action
committee when I attend the meetings. Trust me, it all
could be a lot worse. Our PAC is a strong one, compared
with other medical professionals' committees.
I'd highly recommend that everyone join the ADA!
It helps us stay united and protects our profession. (OK,
off that soap box.)

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