In this episode, Dr. Erick Rupprecht joins the show. Dr. Rupprecht was a practicing clinician in private practice in Grand Rapids, MI for over 37 years. Erick has been involved in organized dentistry both nationally and actively in the state of Michigan where still resides with his family and all of his alpacas.
We learn about the alpacas and why.
Why dentistry as a profession.
How the curiosity to learn lead to practice ownership.
The best investment he made in his practice.
The unexpected nature of his retirement and what that taught him.
The opportunity for young dentists today.
Being a Silent Bell Award recipient and organized dentistry.