This week we welcome one of the most prominent names in restorative dentistry and prosthetic dentistry, Dr Basil Mizrahi. Basil talks about the differences between dentistry in the UK, US and native South Africa, and tells us how building extraordinary interpersonal relationships with patients has helped him maintain a reputation as one of the profession’s most thorough and exacting practitioners. Basil also lets us in on his lecturing with the Eastman Institute and namedrops some the inspirational teachers and mentors who have helped shape his stellar career. Enjoy! "You're going to hate me halfway through treatment, you're going to be cursing...You're going to wish you'd never come here. I'm going to get you out at the end, and you're going to love it.” Basil Mizrahi In This Episode 00.48 - A day in the life02.27 - Early years and backstory12.18 - On Gerry Chiche13.22 - US Vs UK and SA19.07 - Day-to-day24.37 - Black box thinking26.41 - Patient journey45.39 - Early adoption Vs traditional WoW50.45 - Perfectionism58.57 - Training and mentors01.14.45 - What most dentists don’t know01.18.43 - Best bits01.20.09 - Last day and legacy About Basil Mizrahi Dr Basil Mizrahi is a specialist in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics and widely recognised as one of the field’s most eminent practitioners. Basil is an honorary clinical lecturer with the Eastman Dental Institute and one of only a few UK dentists to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.