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A Politically Incorrect View of "Successful" Dental Practices

Success Dental PracticeHaving had the advantage of more than 60 years in dentistry, I’ve had an opportunity to see the long-term differences that result from different attitudes about what it means to have a “successful practice.” 

Before we can talk about a “successful” practice, we need to get a perspective on what we mean by “success.” For more than 50 years I have been actively involved in postgraduate dental education. As of today, more than 50,000 dentists have been exposed to The Concept of Complete Dentistry® curriculum.

We have been able to follow the progress of many of those dentists through an Alumni Association, focus groups, study clubs, and personal observation. The stated purpose of The Dawson Academy is to “make good dentist even better” so we are passionate about helping dentists achieve real success. We are also very realistic in recognizing the differences in those who make it and those who fall short. 

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  • What is success?
  • What do successful dentists do (and don't do)
  • The biggest mistake dentists make
  • What we have learned

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Peter E. Dawson, D.D.S. is considered to be one of the most influential clinicians and teachers in the history of dentistry. He authored the best selling dental text, Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Occlusal Problems, which is published in 13 languages. His latest book is entitled Functional Occlusion: From TMJ to Smile Design. He is the founder of the “Concept of Complete Dentistry Seminar Series (SM)” as well as The Dawson Academy. In addition to numerous awards and special recognitions, Dr. Dawson is the past president and life member of the American Equilibration Society, a past president of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.