Last Saturday I gave a lecture in Marseille at the Hôpital Européen and I couldn’t have asked for a better audience. I’ve been all over the world lecturing, but this year I’ve already made my debut into two wonderful countries where I hope to one day return: first Athens and now France.
I was wonderfully received by Prof. Koubi, who is well into his seventies and still very active in dentistry. He used to be the Dean of the Aux-Marseille Université and it was great to be with him.
Prof. Koubi was incredibly gracious and introduced me to the public. Even though I don’t speak the language as fluently as I’d like, I thought it would be okay to speak in French, so that’s what I did.
My lecture was very well received and I got some great feedback from it. For my part, I really enjoyed being there and speaking to the audience, even more so because I was speaking their language. It looks like I will be able to work on my French a bit more with my lectures in the future.
I spoke about Digital Dentistry, and how the conversion from analog dentistry to digital dentistry is changing the way our patient’s are seeing a trip to the dentist, and the way the dentist is being able to plan and treat using the cloud. recently I’ve established a Digital Dentistry Department at White Clinic®, which is run by some junior members of my team who are very active and interested in technology. We are very lucky to work with some of the best companies in the world, and to have patients who believe in us and in these technologies. So, we really are the cutting edge of the future of dentistry now back home, and I’m very proud of it.
I also managed to see Prof. Park from MegaGen, which is always a good thing. That’s one of the things that I really like about lecturing abroad so much: it gives me a chance to catch up with the friends that I have scattered all over the world.
I had an amazing time in Marseilles and I can’t wait to go back. Merci beaucoup, France!
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