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Dr. Vince Buscemi is a dentist and podcaster from Michigan. He does his podcast with a partner, Dr. Jessical Gaul and it is called "ToothFaced the Podcast." You can find the podcast on Youtube and Spotify and it's a great listen! Vince has what most would consider a "dream practice" in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan!

Vince and Al had a chance to talk about a variety of topics and the conversation went in an interesting direction. Poor Vince barely got a word in edgewise...sorry Vince! Some of the topics they covered:

  • Why start a podcast? Who is the audience?
  • Vince records live in his office!
  • People have weird emotions about consult rooms.
  • Vince misses the "Alan Mead Experience" podcast!
  • How Al started telling his story publicly
  • Vince's practice is completely FFS/insurance free in Bloomfield Hills! (Bloomfield Hills is a very wealthy Detroit suburb)
  • You might think you want a practice like Vince's, but there are downsides!
  • How do you tell weathy/important people "no" when they're used to hearing "yes?"
  • Vince sends much specialty work out because his patients know that they'll pay for "the best."
  • Vince was "sink or swim" in his current practice...the guy he bought from was gone in 3 days!
  • Vedder Society meeting is September 23-25th in Bellaire, MI! 
  • Paperclip turns
  • Northern Michigan vs. Southeastern Michigan
  • Al brought a laptop to class in dental school in the mid 1990's
  • Dental school requirements in the COVID era
  • Al's implicit bias course gripes

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