The Paradigm Concept

The Paradigm Concept is hosted by Dr. David Rallis, CEO of Paradigm Oral Health. The Paradigm Concept will feature leaders and innovators in the healthcare industry, in particular, dentistry to help you find new, efficient, and innovative to build a world-class practice and deliver better patient care. At Paradigm Oral Health we are all about shaping the future for our specialty, but the focus: putting the needs of the patients first.

Previous Episodes

In this podcast episode, we explore the professional journey and contributions of Dr. Edward Zuckerberg, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., a vanguard in the dental field renowned for his innovative integration of technology and clinical research into dental healthcare.

In this podcast, Karan Garg (KG) discusses his extensive experience as a leader in healthcare investment banking and how he fell into the world of dentistry.

Indraneel Kanaglekar, the Global Dental President of ZimVie, offers a deep dive into the world of dentistry and its significance in the landscape of global healthcare. Under his leadership, dentistry not only serves as the linchpin for ZimVie but is also envisioned as its future growth trajectory.

In this podcast episode featuring data scientist expert James Card, he is highlighted as the “most Interesting man in the world” due to his transformative work in business intelligence within the healthcare sector. When he initially joined Paradigm, it was a blank canvas, but he managed to revolutionize the use of data in healthcare by taking it to new heights.

In Episode 10 of the podcast, the guest is Guillaume Daniellot, the CEO of Straumann Group. Straumman Group is a pioneer in the field of dental implants and as the CEO Guillaume has been instrumental in driving research and innovation to provide better care for patients. And on this episode the conversation revolves around his journey as a leader, the importance of thinking innovatively, building a strong corporate culture, and the role of technology in dentistry.

Dr. Mike Walker is a successful oral surgeon who has made significant strides in his career. His journey to success began during dental school when he exhibited leadership by placing his first dental implant. This achievement not only showcased his skills but also demonstrated his dedication to advancing in the field. During this time, he began building connections with oral surgeons in his local area, which would later play a pivotal role in shaping his career.

In this episode of the podcast, we had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Michael Shapiro, an oral surgeon from Ohio Dental Implants and Oral Surgery. The discussion primarily focused on Dr. Shapiro’s background, his plans for the future, his practice philosophy, practice development, and his partnership with Paradigm.

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Rallis speaks with G (due to confidentiality the guest will be known as G), a former Navy Seal, who shares valuable insights on the characteristics of building high-performance teams and the significance of mental toughness in Navy Seal training.

In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Rallis interviews Amir Aghdaei, the CEO of Envista, a company that partners with dental professionals to provide top-notch patient care. Amir discusses his background, the key factors behind individual greatness and business success, and his journey to becoming the CEO of Envista.

In episode 5 of the podcast, the guest is Paul Gustavson, a business coach and mentor affiliated with the Paradigm organization. The episode focuses on discussing the crucial design elements necessary for building a top-performing organization. Paul Gustavson shares insights on leadership, organizational culture, and the commonalities found in the best companies.

In this episode of the podcast, we dive into the world of oral surgery and explore the critical role that technology infrastructure plays in delivering efficient and high-quality patient care. Our special guest is Ted Timmerman, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Paradigm Oral Health.

In this captivating episode, Dr. Steve Wiemer takes us on a journey into his remarkable success in oral surgery, attributing it all to a fundamental principle: putting the needs of the patient first. Dr. Wiemer’s unwavering dedication to his patients forms the cornerstone of his practice, and he goes above and beyond to ensure that they receive the highest quality care.

In this captivating episode of the podcast, Dr. Yacoob shares his incredible journey of transforming his oral surgery practice from its humble beginnings to a flourishing and highly productive enterprise in less than two years. Whether you are a dental professional aiming to expand your own practice or simply seeking expert guidance and inspiration, this episode is a must-listen.

In the inaugural episode of our podcast, we had the privilege of hosting Dr. Rachel Strait, a recently graduated oral surgeon, who shared her invaluable insights and experiences with our audience. Throughout the conversation, Dr. Strait provided a fresh perspective on the significance of academics and the continuous pursuit of knowledge through interactions with both peers and experienced surgeons.