Dr. Gupta after completing a one-year GPR in Cleveland, started a practice from scratch in 2005. Armed with what he considered adequate knowledge, hand skills, and a personable demeanor, he watched as his practice floundered, finances became un-predictable, and his lower back and spirit toward life became worrisome. Rather than continue the trend, he made a guinea pig out of his office, family, and self; attempting any and all personal and professional “experiments” in self-improvement. More than a decade later, he enjoys excellent new patient numbers and case acceptance, a solution oriented dental team; and most importantly, a meaningful and positive identity. He happily shares the failures and successes with dental and community groups throughout the country, always ending his presentations with practical, implementable, step-by-step ways to be better.
Even after being a dentist for nearly two decades, certain procedures are just difficult. Prepping margins on the distal of 2 with chubby cheeks and too much saliva used to break my back, hurt my wrists, and make me ashamed of myself when I looked at the x-ray a year later. There are so many products and techniques that allege better, more predictable dentistry. In this one hour lecture, Dr. Gupta shares real-life experience with his favorites.