Apr 16 / Dr. Dennis Hartlieb

Ep. 61 & 62: Interview with Dr. Bill Robbins



About the Sharecast 

During this two-part interview, our host Dr. Dennis Hartlieb, and guest Dr. Bill Robbins, delve into Dr. Robbins' initiation into dentistry, his experiences in dental school and thoughts on VA internships, his partnerships in private practice, and the establishment of the Global Diagnosis Education study club amid the COVID pandemic.

Check out Global Diagnosis Education here.

In part one of this episode, you'll hear:

5:53 Following his father's footsteps in dentistry
12:20 Dr. Robbins' first VA Dental Internship
21:00 Youngest student at the residency program
26:45 A unique southern accent
29:30 Long "vacation" to Germany
36:20 Importance of mentorship throughout dental school
38:00 Students today learning "a mile of information, but only an inch deep" 

In part two of this episode, you'll hear:

1:06 Dr. Robbins first mentorship experience with Dr. Al Lopez 
3:40 Going into practice with Dr. Jeff Rouse

4:20 Creating Global Diagnosis on a cocktail napkin

9:15 Two new partners take over the practice

13:30 What makes a good partnership?

16:45 Commodity based dentistry vs. relationship based dentistry

26:45 Leadership and communication is just as important as dentistry

32:27 What makes a good associate?

34:10 Creating Global Diagnostic Education study club during COVID

Dennis Hartlieb, DDS, AAACD

Dr. Hartlieb is the founder & CEO of Dental Online Training. Dr. Hartlieb is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AAACD), a MEMBER of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and he runs a full-time cosmetic and restorative practice in Chicago.

Dr. Hartlieb is the host of the Dental Online Training Sharecast which you can find wherever you listen to podcasts.

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