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The Fee for Service Dentist Podcast

Welcome to the Fee for Service Dentist Podcast!

May 23, 2021

The PBR! or the Pick Business-Team-Building Retreat, one of Dr. Pick’s most Powerful Secrets to Success, is so good, it is Chapter 8 in Jack Canfield’s new book, “Mastering the Art of Success” (of the Chicken Soup for the Soul books and The Success Principles!)

Focus is on getting new patients through the door, growth, system operations, building your brand, mission, vision, culture, why you do what you do, goal setting and attainment, social media, organization and creation of a great team and team environment, and much more! “We Make Your Practice Unstoppable!” He is also

in private practice and in the “trenches” just like you.

Dr. Pick received his Dental Degree, Certificate of Residency in Periodontics and his Master of Science Degree, Oral Pathology, all from Northwestern University. Dr. Pick is currently engaged in full time private practice of Periodontics, Implants and Oral Medicine, in Aurora, Illinois. He is

Dr. Pick is a Fellow in both the American and International College of Dentists, he is a member of the O.K.U. Honors Dental Society, and the Pierre Fauchard International Dental Honors Society. Dr. Pick won the 2014 Northwestern University Merit Award for outstanding achievement in a profession. It is the highest award given

by the University.

Dr. Pick has presented programs nationally and internationally, has published numerous articles and book chapters in the scientific literature, including writing the first text ever on “Lasers in Dentistry.” He has been on live closed circuit TV at both the CDS and Hinman Dental Meetings.

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Journal, Men’s Health,

In his spare time, Dr. Pick is a commercially rated pilot, an avid guitar player and guitar collector, and a collector and restorer of Classic Corvettes.

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Dr. Bob Pick is a popular business practice management consultant, coach, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and professional speaker known for his high energy, fast moving, motivational, highly educational, and entertaining programs. His audience always goes home with great information that can be used immediately for practice enhancement and reward! You will find out

why he has been branded the “PURPLE-COW-WOW GUY!” and a “Bitmoji on Steroids!”


Dr. Pick is the CEO of The Pick Group, a practice management firm based on ethics and excellence


all designed to yield a happy, healthy and wealthy practice!


also a member of the attending staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a Clinical Associate


Professor of Surgery at the Northwestern University’s Medical School.


Dr. Pick is recognized by Dentistry Today as one of the top 200 Leaders in Continuing Education and has won this honor all 22 years that the award has been given. Most recently Dentistry Today listed him as a Consulting Leader. He was the recipient of the 1998 Gordon J. Christensen


Outstanding Lecturer Recognition Award.


Dr. Pick most recently has been asked to write monthly management blogs for Dentistry Today on


Practice Management.


As an official spokesperson for the American Dental Association Dr. Pick has frequently been


featured in the media including: Good Morning America, Fortune


New York Times,


CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News others, and even The National Enquirer!

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About Dr. Sonny Spera

Dr. Sonny Spera graduated from Union Endicott High School in 1981. With a four-year basketball scholarship he graduated from Syracuse University in 1985; majoring in Chemistry and Psychology. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He was also the co-captain of the 1984-1985 Syracuse basketball team.

Dr. Spera graduated from SUNY Buffalo Dental School in 1989 in the top 10% of his class. At SUNY Buffalo Dental School he was a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society. He was also UB Graduate Assistant Basketball coach. He currently serves as a part-time faculty member at the college.

Dr. Spera has been in private practice since 1989 and is a member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, the Sixth District Dental Society and the Broome County Dental Society. He is also a member of the International Association of Orthodontics, the BC Dental Society and the BCDS Study Club.

Away from the office, he volunteers with several community organizations, including the Elks Club, the Son’s of Italy, the STNY Flyers, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Basketball Coaches Association of New York. He is the founder and president of ME Hoops Inc.

Dr. Spera currently resides with his wife Angela, whom he met at Syracuse University, and their three children, Marcus, Erica, and Carla. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, basketball, golf, music and movies.

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