My Loupes Are Up Here

Thoughts on Business & Success in Dentistry

March 24, 2021

We are honored to share our episode with Dr. Sampada Deshpande, who recently won the ADA 10 Under 10 Award: an award honoring dentistry’s rising stars who are making an impact on the profession less than 10 years after graduating from dental school. We discuss her path in founding the New Dentist Business Club; the power of blogging and sharing your true self in building a patient following; how she is learning to accept recognition and success; and the power of pivoting and redefining goals. One thing we love about Sampada is her passion for learning and personal growth, and how there is a lesson in everything we do and everyone we meet in life. Listen closely for some 🔥 book recommendations. 


Dr. Sampada Deshpande is a general dentist based in Seattle. A foreign trained dentist from India, Sampada earned her DDS from the University of Washington in 2018. She is the founder and president of the New Dentist Business Club, and truly enjoys providing interactive business education to new dentists and dental students. She has been recognized as a 2020 Top 10 Dentists to Watch by the Academy of General Dentistry and a winner of the 2021 ADA 10 Under 10 Award, and is also currently a full-time trainee at the Leadership and Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program at the University of Washington. Dr. Deshpande is a guest blogger for the ADA New Dentist Now and sits on the Seattle King County Dental Foundation’s Board. Outside of clinical dentistry, she enjoys biking with her husband and reading books on Finance & Management. You can reach her directly at @dr.deshpande or get more info on NDBC @newdentistbusinessclub on Instagram.


*Recorded in 2020

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