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Beyond The Stethoscope

Aug 31, 2021

Favorite quotes of the episode: 

“The chances of me getting the one position out of 400 applicants was not very high, but I was determined.”

“Successful people will do the things, that unsuccessful people are just not willing to do.”

“As a professional, it doesn’t really matter how great you are, if nobody knows who you are or where you are.”

“Don’t wait for opportunities in life, make them; and when you do get an opportunity, don’t take it, master it.”

“The most important person in your life that you need to be okay with, is you.”

Episode Overview

In this episode, I talk with celebrity cosmetic dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman.  He has been practicing for over 30 years in the Beverly Hills area and has had a career unparalleled to any other dentist in history!

He has transformed the smiles of celebrities such as Katy Perry, Usher, Anthony Hopkins, Fergi, Hugh Jackman, Michael Strahan, Jessica Simpson, Mark Wahlberg, and Eva Longoria, among many others.

Dr. Bill was the only dentist featured on ABC's hit show Extreme Makeover and is currently a recurring guest co-host on the CBS Emmy Awarded daytime talk show, The Doctors.

He is often referred to as the ‘Michael Jordan of Dentistry,’ and has appeared on numerous TV shows including Larry King Live, Oprah, Access Hollywood, E!, Extra,  and Entertainment Tonight.

Dr. Bill has received 20-lifetime achievement awards, 2 Guinness Book of World Records, is a New York Times Bestselling Author, and recently was the first dentist ever Knighted by the Royal Order of Constantine.

As a passionate philanthropist, together with country singer Garth Brooks and the Crown Council of Dentists, he has helped raise more than $44 million for children's charities.

Dr. Bill is also the founder of the non-profit LEAP Foundation. LEAP is a week-long motivational/leadership program taught at UCLA every summer to more than 400 students between the ages of 15-25+.


  • Dorfman’s unique career
  • The biggest takeaway to his career and success with following and achieving his dreams.
  • The most impactful, simple and easy action that every professional can take.

5 Questions Segment

Q1. We know that the most successful and happy people have a morning routine, what do you do each morning or evening that sets your day up for success?

Q2. What's your definition of Success?

Q3. What's your definition of Happiness?

Q4. What do you know now that you wish you would have known 10 years ago?

Q5. What do you think is the biggest issue facing busy professionals today?


Connect with Dr. Bill on Instagram @drbilldorfman

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