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Meet the Geniuses

Michael DiTolla, DDS

Dr. Michael DiTolla

Newport Beach, CA

As a dentist who practices within the largest lab in the U.S., Michael DiTolla, DDS, FAGD has access to tens of thousands of doctor's preps and impressions on a monthly basis and has an intimate knowledge of the common habits of the dentists getting the best restorative results. As a self-proclaimed "average dentist", Dr. DiTolla has developed techniques that provide exceptional restorative results with a very average set of hands. His mission is to share these techniques with dentists to help them improve their preps, impressions and restorations.

Joshua Austin, DDS

Dr. Joshua Austin

San Antonio, TX

Joshua Austin, DDS maintains a full time restorative dentistry private practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is an editorial director and columnist for Dental Economics focusing on dental products and technology. Dr. Austin lectures around the country to study clubs and dental meetings about these topics along with online reputation management and social media. Dr. Austin is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School and spent five years post graduation as faculty in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. His approach to his "Pearls for your Practice" column is a fresh approach in today's commercial driven dental journalism. When you read a "Pearl," rest assured that you are getting an honest evaluation of a product, which was used by Dr. Austin in clinical practice on a patient.

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Episode 1: Let’s Meet Josh

Mike and Josh both write for Dental Economics, but have never sat down to get to know each other. In this episode we go deep into Josh, and he seems to enjoy it!

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Episode 2: Let’s Meet Mike

Mike and Josh both write for Dental Economics, but have never sat down to get to know each other. In this episode Josh probes Mike deeply, and he seems to enjoy it! Josh, that is.

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Episode 3: Just How Sexy is Josh?

Mike outs Josh for being named one of the Top 10 Sexiest Bachelors in San Antonio, a charity event for the Wounded Warrior Project. Josh gets catty about his fellow competitors as well.

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Episode 4: Dental Advertisements We Hate

Mike and Josh go through some dental journals and can’t believe some of the ad’s that some dental companies are running, including a lab that will give you a free Rolex after you send 350 cases.

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Episode 5: Snap a Yam

In this episode, Josh has lots of triathlon questions for Mike, who has recently been trying to convince Josh they should do one together. Josh announces he has finished his requirements for his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry, and Mike is duly impressed as Josh must be one of the youngest dentists to accomplish this. He is certainly he sexiest! The guys discuss pre-made composite veneers and how much they hate this concept. Josh gets Mike to spill the beans (and a yam) regarding what happens when nature calls during a run, one of Josh's biggest fears.

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Episode 6: Josh and Mike on TV!

Josh and Mike attend a baseball game with their life partners, and in the blink of an eye, Josh goes from polite conversation to having his face buried in Mike’s girlfriends lap. WARNING: Do not try this unless you are certified sexy! Turns out that Josh is to foul balls, as pigs are to truffles—he’s got a real nose for them. As a result, Josh and Mike get some well deserved face time on national TV via the Rangers broadcast (the clip is below). Not knowing they were on TV, neither had time to yell BABA BOOEY or lift their shirts to show their matching Accidental Geniuses tattoos. The boys also discuss their mentors in the dental world, and how they have affected their careers.

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Episode 7: The Sleepover Part 1

Mike has to be in Chicago for a lecture, Josh has to be there for an ADA meeting, so we decide to do our first remote podcast from a hotel room. The one we are sharing for the night. With only one bed. The general rule of thumb is three dates, but it took 7 episodes until we finally hooked up, way longer than it did last season on The Bachelor. It’s past midnight at the end of a long day, and as we get ready for bed together, Mike confesses about the time he cried as a dentist, and Josh talks about throwing a football helmet in the office. We discuss our favorite music and movies, then turn off the lights and regret not having two beds, let alone two rooms. P.S. We learned our lesson about running the music though Josh’s mic channel, and his voice disappears when the music is on, and we swear, on the lives of our patients, that it probably won’t happen again.

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Episode 8: The Sleepover Part 2

Mike wakes up first, sees Josh’s seemingly lifeless body and contemplates a multitude of pranks before finally just poking him with a stick to start recording some early morning pod. The lads discuss high school summer jobs, and after putting Mike to shame with his SAT score, Josh confesses the name of his high school was “Health Careers High School”, not exactly the stuff of Friday Night Lights. No wonder the other high schools in Texas has a special name for Josh and the other students at HCSC. Go Mighty Stethoscopes! Mike and Josh fondly recall their dental school cadavers, and whether or not they will donate their bodies to their alma mater to let the students dissect them.

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Episode 9: Big Green Eggs and Ham

The guys are forced to do their first Skype podcast together instead of getting to stare into each others eyes, and Mike wonders what effect men getting genital implants would have on the other males that make up their circle of friends. Josh confesses to pulling the fake cell phone call on one of his own employees, and shares the story about potential police harassment from Texas, while Mike shares a story of police benevolence from his childhood. Josh discloses his barbeque obsession with the Big Green Egg.

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Episode 10: Take Me Out to the Bald Game

Mike and Josh take in another ball game, but this time they record a podcast episode live from the front row of Anaheim Stadium. The boys discuss baseball fashion and whether or not the MLB should enforce a uniform rule and Josh fondly reminisces about the 1976 Chicago Cubs and how they wore banana smuggler shorts and collared shirts. Mike has to GTS to prove to himself Josh is not lying. The guys discuss whether it was right for one of Mike’s female friends to date her proctologist after he performed hemorrhoid surgery on her.

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Episode 12: Painful Data Recovery

Ugh. Mike’s MacBook Air dies 3 days before he leaves for a 2 week Australia lecture tour and it turns out he hasn’t backed up this computer in, wait for it, 4 months! The pain is evident in his voice as he and Josh go see the geniuses at the Apple Store, and then discuss backing up data, giving Vicodin to emergency patients, peanut butter on waffles, and doing dentistry without gloves. Josh closes the show with a song from NYC-based Vampire Weekend called “Step” which mentions the removal of wisdom teeth.

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Episode 13: Welcome to the Jungle

As a follow-up to last week’s episode, the Apple Store and the data recovery service both were unable to save Mike’s data, so he was pretty much screwed. Back up your computer and hug your kids, in that order. Josh finaly gets his questions answered about Mike participating in The Jungle, a radio show hosted by Jim Rome where Mike used to run his mouth before this podcast. Mike comes clean about the hairpiece he used to wear when Josh produces a photo of Mike in Sports Illustrated from back in the 1990’s.

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Episode 14: Mike Jumped Off a Building

The boys discuss Mike’s trip to Australia and New Zealand, Mike got some sweet alone time in a luxury airliner and might have sent Josh some interesting videos. Mike’s friend peer pressured him into doing something he really didn’t want to do. Josh talked about his Great Danes and one of their health issues, and how the Blue Apron recipe and grocery delivery service was incapable of turning him into an adequate cook.

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Episode 15: Viewer Mail

The guys finally get around to answering some viewer mail, and a non-dentist writes in to say she is tired of brushing AND flossing and only wants to do one from now on, and asks which one she should choose. Mike than puts Josh on blast for having a root canal, and then Josh gives his justification for why he is too busy to get his teeth cleaned. In his own dental office. Where he employs dental hygienists. Who clean teeth for a living.

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Episode 16: The Un-Wedding Planner

Mike and Josh cover a lot of ground this week, starting with a discussion of sports in Australia and New Zealand. The boys talk about the kiwi national rugby team, the All Blacks and how that name would never fly stateside. Josh battles with his feelings about the name and logo of the Washington DC NFL franchise which leads to a debate about other Native American themed teams. The dead rotting corpse of Cecil the lion is dug back up for a rehash on how terrible Internet slacktivists are. Mike then tells the story of his upcoming non-wedding while Josh invites himself to crash the non-reception.

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Episode 17: Can a Dentist be a Germaphobe?

This week, the Geniuses kibbutz about Mike’s recent run in with an auto body repair. He got a little fancy with his rental car and it cost him. The whole incident left Mike screaming in his car alone while other drivers viewed his breakdown... mental, not automotive. Mike and Lindsey brought back gifts for Josh and Andrea from Australia. The boys then discuss microbes in the dental office and just how dirty everything is. Is it possible to be a dentist and a germaphobe? We want to know!

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Episode 18: The Lost Episode

Episode 17 punked us by disappearing for two weeks and then re-appearing 7 hours after we bumped another episode up to the slot for 17. We suspect it’s the work of a rival podcast. Hence we thought we were recording episode 17, and call it that at the beginning. Topics range from esthetic solid zirconia to pondering whether we would be in great shape if we only ate what we fed our pets.

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Episode 19: Coping with Dentistry

This week, Josh finds an article in a dental magazine about copings. No, not the metal part of a PFM...more like handling emotions and feelings. Josh reviews the article’s recommendations and he and Mike discuss. Josh manages to offend all the women in the dental industry in one fail swoop while discussing handling staff issues. Mike talks about his experience with Martin Short and Steve Martin and how Josh is broken on the inside because nothing is ever good enough. Including this podcast description.

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Episode 20: Mike Got a New Job

As you may have heard, Mike has had some changes in his life since last we chatted. Mike talks about all the scuttlebutt and what his life has in store going forward. All of this after the boys cover some important topics like big sandwiches.

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Episode 21: Mike Makes Josh's Dreams Come True

In this weeks episode, the Geniuses break down and rehash their experience at CEREC 30. Mike talks about what it was like to host and emcee the event. Josh tells the story of how Mike facilitated his awkward, anticlimactic meeting of his childhood hero, Emmitt Smith. Next, the boys talk about future Siroworld meetings and what they might be like and they are still wracking their brains to come up with good musical acts for future meetings. In a revelatory bombshell, proud Italian Michael DiTolla admits that he DOES NOT LIKE FRANK SINATRA. Dego Policia have been dispatched and are en route to arrest Mike on sight.

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Episode 22: Baby Making Goalie

Mike discusses his upcoming fly fishing trip in British Columbia...the Mecca of steelhead fishing. Josh talks about his hygienist's orthognathic surgical journey and her upcoming family planning decisions. It's a woman's right to choose, but two dentists right to make jokes about. Mike regaled Josh with the tale of his vas deferens and their adventures with a urologist’s stainless steel scissors. A vigorous debate about the movie The Omen ensues, because of course it did. Mike brings up the topic of "Tiger Moms" and whether or not Tiger Woods is happy. The boys close it down with a discussion of Manning brother's and their not so classic good looks.

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Episode 23: Liquor, Candy & Condoms: The AcciDental Geniuses Halloween Spectacular

Mike and Josh discuss the romantic dinner they had before the show that Josh prepared. Since it’s Halloween week, the boys discuss their thoughts on Halloween and Halloweens past. Josh reveals his annual costume….sexy time traveler. Mike talks about his abusive relationship with candy and sugars of all kinds as he devours a box of hot, fresh peanut butter cookies. Mike goes over the AAPD Halloween recommendations while Josh makes fun of pediatric dentists. Seriously…was a chamfer too hard in dental school? And what’s the deal with knee to knee exams on 1 year olds? What are we supposed to be looking for? Pediatric dentistry is the worst! Thank goodness for pedodontists!

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Episode 24: Mike and Josh Sleep Through Things

Josh sleeps through not one, but two flights after recording some late night pod. Mike drops some serious cash on VIP tickets for the Oddball Comedy tour for his birthday, and then sleeps through that. They also discuss the states with the most and least numbers of dentists, and then Mike previews some of the Christmas gifts he has picked out for Josh on Skymall.com to try to get an idea of what will make Josh’s Christmas the best ever. The episode ends with some hot and steamy bulk-filled composite talk!

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Episode 25: Mike Enjoys a Bidet

Mike and Josh discuss Clinician’s Report and its latest issue along with the wild range in prices of intraoral cameras. Mike suggests that Ultradent might be hiring actual professional models for their marketing...GASP!!!! The guys then talk about dental photography and Josh talks about his staff and their comfort with using a DSLR to take photos in the office. Josh talks about the lunching habits of some of his staff while Mike cracks wise. The geniuses then debate which operatories are dirtier…treatment ops or hygiene ops. Email us accidentalgeniusespod@gmail.com your thoughts on the matter! What is the dirtiest room in a dental office? Finally, the guys get to some real bathroom talk. Why does it always at some point get to bathroom talk???

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Episode 26: Josh Drops a Spicebomb

Mike and Josh get together in Washington DC at the ADA Meeting to discuss the capitol city and it’s mysterious crosswalks and urinals. The guys share some foodie breakfast treats from Momofuku Milk Bar and discuss Africanized Honeybees, the meaning of heavy hors d’oeuvers, and whether or not SpiceBomb is the magic elixir that Josh claims it to be.

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Episode 27: A Review of Novel Rubber Dam Usage in Porn: A Case Report

The guys gather in Washington DC again to talk more about Josh’s cologne. Mike reads a review of Spice Bomb that sounds like a Wine Connoisseur review and Josh can barely contain his laughter at the blow-hardiness. Josh reviews Dental Product Report’s Top 25 Women in Dentistry and reveals that he’s been intimate with one of the awardees! But we all already knew that Josh is a legendary stick man. Mike brings up a forensic dentistry case in Texas and the two "Geniuses" admit they know nothing of forensic dentistry. The Charlie Sheen/Dental Assistant lawsuit gets a few minutes of discussion along with dental office Halloween candy buy backs. Mike attempts to make a case that lemon is not the worst Starburst flavor while Josh is dumbfounded that he would make such baseless claims. The boys then discuss some popular urban legends that were popular during their formative years. Mike then reviews an article about rubber dam use in the adult film industry. Happy Thanksgiving, every one! We are thankful for each and every one of our listeners who puts up with our shenanigans!

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Episode 28: A Very Touching Tribute to Luke

It’s been a tough week for Josh as he tells Mike about the recent loss of his Great Dane, Luke. It was a sad day for Josh and Andrea, but sweet Luke will always be remembered and his memory cherished. On to happier subjects...the boys discuss their love for the Thanksgiving holiday. Mike asks Josh about his thoughts on the Rudolph Christmas special and a vigorous discussion about Herme’s dentistry skills ensues. This episode features and AcciDental Geniuses Podcast first...a guest. Our friend Alan Mead of the Dental Hacks Podcast pipes up as he had been lurking in the corner acting as our recorder. Alan gives a shout out to The Off the Cusp Podcast. Josh brings up a story about a nurse anesthetist in Georgia that was sent to prison for sexually assaulting patients in a famous dental office. We know, we know…this has really been a really light hearted podcast! The guys discuss the case in depth very maturely and it ends in them making fun of the way the nurse anesthetist looks. Mike brings up a crazy dentist case and a long semen discussion occurs. The podcast wraps up with some swapping of Uber stories, because that makes a ton of sense. Back next week with in-person pod!

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Episode 29: Mike DiTolla Sounds Like Lou Reed

That gravely voice you hear today is that of our beloved Mike DiTolla as he battles, what sounds like the worst cold of all time. Josh gives Mike some southern home remedy suggestions that involve alcohol. Mike opens up a Christmas gift from Care Credit and confesses to re-gifting in days of Christmas past. Josh then reviews an article out of Dental Products report as Mike cracks wise. The boys talk about the state of continuing education in dentistry. Josh confides that Mike is his mentor and then complains about how he is Mike’s protege, not mentee. Josh then accuses the 16th President of the United States as being gay because that’s what the AG Podcast is about. Mike expresses that he doesn’t care about his legacy...Josh assumes that Mike stopped changing the oil in his Subaru. Mike talks about what an ideal relationship with a lab tech is and it involves the tech giving more feedback to docs. Mike also brings up his recommendations about living a balanced life.

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Episode 30: The Stress of the Mechanical Bull

Mike, still doing his best Tom Leykis impersonation, reads a letter from a listener about making dentistry more efficient and predictable. A discussion about how a lab tech can help in that regard ensues. Josh reveals all the places that he has guns hidden and talks about getting his concealed hand gun license. Josh talks about some of the hand gun laws in Texas. Mike then drills Josh regarding his involvement in organized dentistry. Josh talks about some of the reasons that dentists should join the ADA and their local dental society with a discussion about value and relationships. Josh pulls out the latest issue of Dental Town which has a massive photo of a herpetic lip on the cover while Mike reviews all the publishing lingo. The boys talk about herpes etiquette and Mike recants his story of his primary herpetic gingivostomatitis.

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Episode 31: A Very AcciDental Christmas

On this Christmas Eve Eve, the Boys venture out to Fashion Island Mall in Newport Beach for a little last minute shopping. The boys talk about gift ideas for their significant others and Josh gives Mike the gift of sexiness…Vineyard Vines and Spice Bomb. Dental office Christmas parties are discussed and Mike talks about childhood memories of the holidays with his large, fertile Italian family. Mike ventures off to Lululemon to do some shopping, while Josh searches for David Yurman for Andrea. Mike admits to blatantly checking out a Lululemon associate’s backside, but she was asking for it. The show and the year wraps up with a discussion of Christmas music and how Josh reviles it. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all of our wonderful amazing listeners. We hope the past 31 weeks of AcciDental Geniuses Pod has brought you peace and joy. We look forward to 2016 and a year full of exciting, sexy dental pod talk! PEACE!!!!!!

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Episode 32: Bad News for Lady Listeners

The Geniuses are back for 2016, starting with some super downer discussion of why they hate New Years. Mike and Josh recount their Christmases this year. Josh reveals some big news that happened during the holidays... and it's bad news for our lady listeners. Josh is now officially off the market. Josh tells Mike the story of the proposal and some wedding talk ensues. Mike talked about his holiday travel with Lindsey. Josh made it uncomfortable by asking about any intimate moments in First Class of the Emirates A380. Mike mentions his experience seeing Michelangelo’s David while Josh asks about what type of equipment David was packing' below the belt.

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Episode 33: Ziggy Stardust, DDS

Mike and Josh are together again, this time in Hawaii, and begin by discussing bar-b-que of all things. Mike talks about “fat phase 1” in college and a story about McDonald’s hot apple pies takes a turn for the erotic. Finally, some dental talk ensues as the guys talk about veneers and the stress of different parts of the procedure. Mike gives some lab based insights about ways to succeed throughout the way. Mike breaks news about the semen-shooting North Carolina dentist who recently got relicensed in Belize. In a weird coincidence, Josh drops a David Bowie reference just a couple of weeks before his untimely death. Mike brings up a dental malpractice lawsuit and the guys discuss the ins and outs of the case. Josh asks Mike if he thinks he could do comedy for a living and they discuss the possibilities.

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Episode 34: Dramatically, Josh Gets Some Really Bad News

Mike and Josh come to you from Wyoming this week and open with some super sexy pimple popping talk. Mike goes into a breakdown of another malpractice case, this time third molar extractions. Josh reviews his philosophies regarding third molar cases. Mike tells tale of a local oral surgeon who doesn’t give his sedation patients any local anesthesia in an attempt to reduce his pager buzzing post-op. As they guys discuss the case, Josh asks Mike about his experience in testifying as an expert witness. Dr. Walter Palmer is back in the news as Mike talks about his newest hunting shenanigans. Next the guys dive deeper into their 23andMe genetic tests. Mike reveals his famous relative. The guys discuss their health risk results and Josh finds out some pretty tough news. The good news is he has already forgotten it. This might be podcast history and is probably the most dramatic moment in AcciDental Geniuses history. After the shocker wears off, the guys review their genetic traits.

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Episode 35: Butt Chugging Nitrous

The boys are back and open the show by discussing various musical talents. Josh accuses one of his friends of being gay for being really into Adele while Mike tries to justify it. Mike admits that Justin Bieber is a talented young man and Josh questions his taste in music. In an effort to cover up his crush on Justin Bieber, Mike shifts the conversation to jewelry and talks about his affinity for pinky rings. Somehow the jewelry conversation gets to Josh asking Mike if his divorce attorney is circumcised. The guys finally arrive at their designated bathroom talk for the week and Josh tells a story of utilizing an air sickness bag to its fullest. Josh reads a story about a new Canadian policy that prohibits dentists from doing any dental work on their friends and family while Mike stands up and applauds. The guys talk about toughing out uncomfortable procedures and nitrous experiences. Mike talks about dentist and specialist income with the ADA’s newest data and a discussion about most lucrative specialties ensues.

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Episode 36: Hopeless not Helpless

The Geniuses have been in high demand recently and due to their hectic travel schedules and are forced to Skype it out this week thanks to Dental Hack Alan Mead and his luxurious recording set up. Josh gives Mike an update on the progression of his lecturing career and they discuss the high of having a lecture go well. Mike asks Josh about the Seattle Study Club and they discuss why Mike thinks he’s considered an outsider by those folks. The guys then discuss different lecture formats and what works well. Mike talks about what its like to get lecture evaluations from attendees. Alan Mead chimes in and the crew discusses some of the best lecturers they have ever seen. Mike tells a story about finding a mattress on the street and a discussion about the dirtiness of hotel rooms ensues. Josh reads a listener email about a gastronomic adventure in Paris.

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Episode 37: Aaaaaaand We’re Back!

The boys are back after a few week hiatus! Mike and Josh catch up on where they have been over the past few weeks. Josh asks Mike about CEREC Zirconia and Mike tells us all about the newest innovation in chairside technology. Mike talks about Sirona’s footprint outside the USA and their product offerings in Europe. Josh tries to throw a bone to lab techs with a compliment that Mike promptly smites. Josh reads Mike the story about the college kid who did his own Invisalign with a 3D printer. Josh compliments the kid’s moxie but Mike thinks a little less of him. Josh asks Mike whats up with Germans…ie- why are a bunch of dental companies headquartered there? Some hot chicken talk ensues and Mike and Josh share their enthusiasm for poultry. Mike’s song choice this week is extremely not safe for work and that gives Mike and Josh a chance to discuss the great country singer Wheeler Walker, Jr.

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Episode 38: Hopefully There is a Brothel Next Door

The guys kick off the episode talking about the musical accompaniment from last weeks show, Wheeler Walker, Jr. Mike asks Josh about his experience at the Sirona party at Chicago Mid Winter in February and they talk about the entertainment lineup for Siroworld 2016 in Orlando this summer. Mike talks about his son and his recent hockey accomplishments, like scoring the game winning goal in the state championship game! Josh asks Mike if this hockey fame resulted in increased play with the ladies for his son. Mike asks Josh about a lawsuit in Texas that Josh has insider info on. The guys talk about dental supply houses and philosophies about ordering. CEREC’s competition comes up and the guys discuss the available options. Mike reads Josh an article about stress coping in dentistry and the two share their thoughts.

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Episode 39: Hold Me Closer, Tiny Impression Guy

Mike is in San Antonio for this episode again, this time after a lecture to Josh’s study club. The guys talk about the program and its interesting location. Mike tells the story of Josh’s friend Willie and his conversion to Judaism as an adult Mike grills Josh about his misadventures with time and time changes. Josh asks Mike about the “Monolithic Revolution.” Josh laughs at “Tiny Impression Guy” from Mike’s lecture while Mike opines about his minuscule remake rate. The guys talk about those Tasty cooking videos and how easy they make everything look.

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Episode 40: An Amuse-Bouche of Nothingness

The geniuses are back, in black this time, mourning their 40th episode. The background noise is on point this week, as the show was recorded at a busy restaurant. Josh tells a few anecdotes about a recent visit to CVS. Do you let people go ahead of you in the check out line if you have a cartful of items and the person behind you has 1 thing? Mike has a complex decision tree and a quarterback wristband for this exact situation. Mike talks about sending back food at a restaurant and what happens behind the scenes in the kitchen. Josh brings up porn again and asks Mike about April Fools Day. Mike tells more stories and complains about flying first class. Josh then talks about what was teased at the end of last episode...his new puppy Graham. After some hot dog talk, the guys talk about "The People vs. OJ Simpson" and Josh's love of the show. Mike brings up a documentary about Panama and the 80's conflict there. Mike asks Josh about the "D'Angelo Russell/Nick Young/Iggy Azalia" controversy, and it is then and only then that we realized that this week’s podcast is literally about nothing. Enjoy!

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Episode 41: Hail to the Chief

The boys are back after a short hiatus to discuss Josh's recent induction as President of the San Antonio District Dental Society. Mike ends his reign quickly by asking a simple question about the President-Elect. The boys move on to discuss Amazon Dental supplies which recently opened for business. Be sure and click through our website when you start buying all your dental supplies on Amazon! Josh reads an article from Cosmo, which is absolutely a normal thing for him. Mike reads a urologic study about correlation between number of monthly ejaculations and risk of prostate cancer. Josh confesses a little too much about his monthly habits. Mike suggests the idea of getting a prostate exam while recording for the pod. Josh then reads a letter to the editor from ADA News while Mike snipes and makes fun of the writer... a sweet old man from Josh's hometown. Both Mike and Josh admit to breaking and entering their exes but the statute of limitations has probably passed so, no harm no foul.

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Episode 42: Eggplant Xerxes Crybaby Overbite Narwhal

The show opens with a touching story of Josh's encounter with Lakers star James Worthy while Mike explains how bail bonds work. Josh brings up a story of a female teacher hooking up with a student which brings back memories of Mike's favorite high school chemistry teacher. Speaking of high school, Mike talks about being student body president, obviously the highlight of his life so far. As a Catholic school boy, Mike was obviously very repressed and lashed out with early adventures in promiscuity. Mike regales Josh with tales of being a 16 year old stick man. The Geniuses finally get into some dental stories with a review of a recent article ranking the best dental schools in the world.

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Episode 43: Post Humorously

Mike and Josh are back, this time poolside for some more inane chatter. Mike gives some good workout tips as he broaches on some future AcciDental Geniuses topics. Josh talks about an Army dentist from the 1940's who was a true hero. This dentist had 98 kills, which makes Mike think this is the highest body count that any single dentist in history has. Mike tells a story of overdosing rabbits in dental school while Josh wonders if he might be a serial killer. The topic of board exams comes up and Mike brings up that for the first time, a dental valedictorian is african american. Mike then talks about shading and how lots of dentists like to make up fake shades.

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Episode 44: Cram a Tampon On Top Of It

Episode 44 starts off with some hot pants talk as the boys discuss the various intricacies of pants. Josh talks about a new custom suit he had made for lecturing and Mike shows of his new lecturing suit. Josh talks about his trip to Madrid with Lee Ann Brady, Joyce Basset, Elliot Mechanic and Ivoclar Vivadent. Mike reads an email from a listener in Turkey about retraction cords. Mike and Josh debate cord techniques again, a battle that will live on into infinity.

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Episode 45: Special Mid-SIROWORLD 2016 Episode 1

The geniuses are back!!!! This special episode was taped mid-SIROWORLD 2016...basically the only moment Mike got a break to sit down and rest. Mike and Josh discuss SIROWORLD 2016 preparation and the morning of Day 1. Joke dissection occurs as Josh asks Mike questions about his process for the opening of the general session on Day 1. Mike confides that Lindsey did a lot of the Photoshopping for some of the photos that went along with his jokes. Mike also confesses his thoughts about how to get Josh to kiss another man via a SIROWORLD gag.

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Episode 46: Special Mid-SIROWORLD 2016 Episode 2

Mike and Josh are back to talk about SIROWORLD again right after Josh finished one of his lectures. Mike gets into some of the nitty gritty details about his time with Sir Richard Branson. Mike talks about how the Branson interview came about, what preparations he did and what the lead up to the actual event.

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Episode 47: The Digital Impression Episode

Mike decides to be fun and spring some hands on learning on Josh by pulling out his Omnicam. Josh decides to scan the easiest tooth on the typodont, which is a tooth #3 with supragingival margins. Mike gets stuff set up and discusses the different design modes. Josh talks about his current scanner system and his thoughts on it. Once Josh starts scanning, its a whole lot of Mike doing scanning play by play...he's like a young Keith Jackson. FUMBLEEEEEE! AND ALABAMA HAS IT! Once the scan is done, Mike walks us through the process of marking the margin, and designing the crown. Josh is legitimately impressed on how easy the process is with the Omnicam and CEREC software! PS - The geniuses received no funds from any one including Sirona for this episode! :)

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Episode 48: If You’re Gonna Do It, Do It From the Mound

Mike and Josh start off with a good discussion of the number 46 and how deliciously generic it is. Josh asks Mike if he had ever been administered a field sobriety test. Have you? If so, send us the story to accidentalgeniusespod@gmail.com. Mike asks Josh about the recent opportunity his fiance had to throw out the first pitch at a minor league baseball game. Mike questions Josh about his love of baseball and Mike suggests that pitchers be shot for throwing balls. The topic of sports fights come up as the boys talk about the Ranger’s Rougned Odor’s famous punch. Josh then tells an eerily strange story that happened at a Rangers game recently.

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Episode 49: Knowledge Is My Thing

Mike reads some listener mail that involves an esthetic case. Mike talks about why he isn’t a fan of doing just 6 anterior crowns. The geniuses review the case which involves a patient claiming they developed a lisp after anterior dentistry. Mike and Josh analyze the case and finally recommend shortening the incisal edges. Mike then rants about how this patient is high maintenance and is turning up the pressure when she doesn’t need to.

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Episode 50: Who Has the Hardest Hole

A little heads up here...today’s episode has some mature content. Might not want to listen on speaker during your kids birthday party. Today we have our first guest. Dr. Wendy Askew is an OB/GYN and Mike and Josh bombard her with questions about lady bits. The geniuses and lady talk about why physicians have a grudge against dentists, the current state of ladies’ libido and female Viagra. Dr. Askew talks about women supplementation with testosterone as well. Wendy reviews what a speculum is and talks about the grossest thing she’s ever seen in the office.

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Episode 51: Who Has the Hardest Hole: Part 2

We are back this week with part 2 of our interview with Dr. Wendy Askew. This week we get into more lady parts questions. Josh finally asks what we’ve all been waiting for...is the G spot real? How is CR like the G spot? Dr. Askew mentions a sexology class that Mike and Josh debate attending. The issue of women's libido comes up again. Josh asks Wendy about number of women she sees with different pubic hair styles. Mike asks about C-Sections and Wendy compares it to a root canal. She has obviously never had a root canal. Wendy then goes on to describe a C-Section, leaving Mike and Josh in awe.

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Episode 52: Josh Makes a Solemn Confession

The Geniuses are back and Mike apologizes for his early to bed habits screwing up the podcast recording schedule. Mike makes fun of the Greater New York dental meeting and how it consistently screws up Thanksgiving. Josh and Mike broach the topic of the election and Josh asks Mike which way he swings. Josh makes a couple of confessions. One is that he must have a gambling problem, since he bet on the election multiple times. He also makes a confession about who he voted for.

The Amazon item of the week: https://www.amazon.com/Orcon-LB-C1500-Ladybugs-Approximately-Count/dp/B000MR6WRG/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1481655339&sr=8-3&keywords=1500+live+ladybugs

Mike runs through the planning process of Dentsply Sirona World 2017. Next, Josh talks about the glass butt plug that Mike sent him.

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Episode 53: The Year of the Lower Left Third Molar

The boys are back for the new year and discuss their holidays. Mike talks about his cat, like any sane rational 50-something year old man does, and how much of a problem getting her groomed is. Yes, Mike has problems trimming his puss. The guys talk about how much they hate New Years and New Years Eve. Josh brings Mike up to speed on whats going on with his mom’s hip and how many fractures there are in it! The Amazon item of the week is the Basic Geri Nursing Skills Geriatric Training Manikin. Check it out to be either horrified or aroused. If aroused, please seek counseling ASAP. The Geniuses then pour one out for the loss of Dr. Carl Misch. Josh talks about his huge speaking gig coming up and having a speaker’s coach.

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Episode 54: Voices of Dentistry…LIVE!!!!

The boys are back, LIVE in Nashville at the Voices of Dentistry dental podcasters summit. Give it a listen and let us know if Mike & Josh succeeded in their first attempt at a live pod!

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Episode 55: Guess Who’s Back…Tell a Friend

After a long hiatus, the AcciDental Geniuses are back…with a vow to you to have more regular episodes. We are joined by Dr. Alan Mead of the Dental Hacks. Recorded at the Chicago Midwinter meeting, the boys start by talking trash about a few dental products and Playboy magazine. A little reminiscing about the Voices of Dentistry conference occurred, as Alan’s ego grew three sizes. Some hot, fresh Oscar talk ensues…only 3 months too late. Josh asks Mike about his performance of a Hamilton spoof at the Dentsply Sirona National Sales Meeting and chat about the upcoming Dentsply Sirona World coming up this summer.

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Episode 56: Look At This Stuff…Isn’t It Neat?

The boys are back with Alan Mead in tow…and a hot mic incident at the beginning catch Josh and Mike laying down a little Disney Duet. Along with Alan, The Geniuses delve into the dregs of dental Facebook groups, called Dental Buddies. The boys answer some questions including how often patient’s get sensitive or need endo after restorative work, patient loyalty, mask usage habits and team vacation.

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Episode 57: Tour the Cheese Factory

The geniuses are back with more a pod actually recorded this week! Mike and Josh discuss Mike’s recent colonoscopy and move and which one was a bigger pain in the rear. Josh brings up all the new smart home apps and which ones they like best. Mike and Josh talk about their speaking gigs over the summer. Mike talks about having his fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and says a horrible homophobic slur about 10 times. A review of Will Smith’s IMDB page is voyaged upon as Mike prepares for his interview at Dentsply Sironaworld 2017. Summer vacation talk wraps up this week’s pod as Mike talks about how he’s gonna take Lindsey to tour the cheese factory, if you get my drift.

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