Episode 334

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27th Sep 2021

Bill Dorfman - America’s Dentist Impacting Lives Through Philanthropy

Dr. Bill Dorfman is not just a famous cosmetic and general dentist, he is the most famous cosmetic dentist worldwide. Affectionately known as “America’s Dentist,” Dr. Bill is widely recognized worldwide as a leading dentist who is responsible for creating smiles for many of Hollywood’s brightest stars. In fact, Dr. Dorfman has become a star in his own right as the featured dentist on the hit ABC series, “Extreme Makeover,” where he performed amazing dental transformations on the show’s participants as well as a recurring guest co-host on the new Emmy Winning daytime CBS talk show, “The Doctors.” In addition, Dr. Dorfman is a world-renowned lecturer & author of the best-selling cosmetic dentistry book, The Smile Guide and the NY Times bestseller Billion Dollar Smile. Dr. Bill is a member of the American Dental Association & he is one of only 100 Fellows in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. His humanitarian & philanthropic involvement has led to his being honored with 14 Lifetime Achievement Awards in addition to 2 Guinness World Book records. He also co-founded LEAP, a non-profit motivational and development program for high school and college students.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN: 

  • 04:16 How Dr. Bill became a dentist 
  • 13:03 The challenges that came with fame and success 
  • 17:38 The celebrity client that impacted Dr. Bill  
  • 24:45 The adversity faced through Covid-19 
  • 29:50 The philanthropy work and impact Dr. Bill is making 

🥇WHAT IS THE MOST VALUABLE LESSON ADVERSITY HAS TAUGHT YOU?🥇

Bill says, “Don't judge people based on their finest moments, their true character comes out in moments of adversity.”


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About the Podcast

University of Adversity
How to go from living in the backseat of your life as a victim, into the driver seat of empowerment.

The goal of the show is to ignite personal growth and transformation by sharing stories of overcoming adversity and highlighting different areas/topics in our Iives where adversity shows up. We will provide you with educational tools, tips, resources and hacks to help you get through whatever you are struggling with right now-And most importantly help you speed up the process.


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About your host

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Lance Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.