S: Spodak Dental Group Culture Book - 2012
FC: Culture Book 2 0 1 2
1: Empowering each other... growing as a team
2: We wouldn't be who we are without COMPASSION | We love all of the opportunities we have at Spodak Dental Group to grow and to learn. We appreciate how supportive the entire team is in motivating us to achieve our goals.
3: ATTITUDE being positive, optimistic, and confident
4: KUDOS | Dr. Myles, Kudos. You're the definition of cool, calm, and collected. If there is a problem you will find a solution, no matter how creative the solution may be. There are so many variables in life AND in dentistry. Dr. Myles has taught me that if you stay calm, educated and optimistic everything will turn out well. I’m honored to be able to work with him everyday. There is no way to measure the meaning of his influence on me. | Lucy, Kudos for demonstrating what it means to be a “team member.” You are always there to help, lend encouragement, doing that little bit extra to ensure excellence is attained and through it all you grace us with your radiant smile and personality. You make all of us better! | Michael D, I’m amazed at the amount of knowledge you have. Every day I learn about your new talents and expertise and I’m glad that you are apart of our team. Thanks for always being my "go- to-guy", my "can you reach that for me?" guy, and for all the "whatever you need" guy. Hope you know how awesome you are. | There is no perio doctor that is more dedicated, intelligent, and caring, than Dr. Kaufman. We are all blessed on a daily basis by his vast expanse of knowledge and experience. | Kathy, Your tenacious attitude, wisdom and the love for your work radiates. You keep us grounded and always have the patient’s well being in mind. I am grateful for also having you as a friend. You are the personification of honesty and integrity. We are better because of you.
5: Bethany, Kudos to you. You are amazing and work so hard in creating the best experience for every patient. I am very proud of my first born assistant and especially proud of the experience she is handing down to her surgical team. | Dr. Peterson, I admire your professionalism and compassion towards your patients. Our patients love you. As a team player you always go above and beyond to lend a helping hand. You are truly an amazing person. Thanks for always having something funny to say in a tense moment. | Marissa, You motivate me to always do more! Thank you for being an inspiration and a friend! | Betty, Kudos having a positive attitude and willingness to help others daily. She is AWESOME for always having my back even before I need back up. Kudos to Betty for always lending a helping hand! | My Team is incredible!!!! Together we are able to give our patients the very best care year round!!! | Vanezza is a world- class British speaking assistant. Her always cheery attitude with a touch of humor makes any room glow.
6: Nikki, you are one to always bring joy to any room you enter and the assisting skills you possess are part of an upper echelon that few have acquired. | Never afraid to tell it how it is, Jessica is one to set the record straight and to stop gum disease in its tracks. She is gentle and kind, and always willing to lead a community project or lend a helping hand. | A wonderful surgical assistant and a bundle of cheer around the practice, Natasha always has something great to bring to the table. Always sporting a “can-do” attitude, she makes sure the members of the team have a great day and that the patients are well taken care of. | Michelle, Kudos to you for always staying on top of tasks and being the queen of follow-through, you inspire us all to better ourselves. | Being with such a wonderful team of individuals on a daily basis allows me to grow and contribute as a person. In building our future home, it is not what we are creating, it is who I am becoming in the process. Thank you Dr Craig for being open to change. | Erika, You are excellent at what you do. Your attention to detail and follow through are inspirational. I’m so happy I get to spend my days working by your side. Your impeccable organization, communication and training skills have helped us grow as a practice! | Laura, You have poise and composure under the most stressful circumstances. You bring a beautiful sense of tranquility to our team. Kudos for always rolling with the punches and being amazing in every way. | Susie, Your commitment is unprecedented and the amount of compassion you show the patients is beautiful. I love working with you. Kudos to Susie for being an incredible team lead and keeping us moving smoothly! She has amazing knowledge and dedication to the practice. She sacrifices a lot of her time from her family staying late when she lives so far to keep everything in order. Susie, you are knowledgeable, supportive, genuine, a great leader and I consider you a great friend.
7: Freddy and Yvette, Kudos for being such an awesome pair and the most entertaining Spanish soap opera. | A superior assistant and sterilization tech, Erin takes care of business. She has such a sweet attitude, and is full of humorous and light-hearted conversation. She is an asset to the team and we all have the pleasure of working with her each and every day. | The one assistant we all love is Sabrina! Always getting something done with a smile on her face and a happy attitude in her heart, she is one that we all admire and aspire to imitate. | Team, Kudos to the entire staff as we all work so well together! | Kandice, you are a gift to our team! Your calming demeanor can always reset the day. Your beauty and inner peace radiates to the patients when they call or see you in person. Thank you for being in our lives | Dawn, Kudos to you for keeping surgical administration in check and being the calm, assertive, person you are every minute of everyday. | Mike Greene is one of the most influential people in the office. One can always rely on him to give sound advice with a caring attitude. He not only helps you find the answer but also educates you so the next time you can make the decision on your own. | Dr. Pru, you have a suave attitude and cool demeanor that is apparent in everything you do. If it weren’t for you, a lot of patients would never know what good root canal therapy is like. | Dr. Tendler, your first full year here at Spodak has been amazing to say the least and your professional attitude towards all your procedures is second to none. Your gift is amazing because you have the ability to take many patients out of pain everyday!
8: Team, I appreciate the love and support the team shows. I know in my heart everyone cares a great deal about our organization, each other, and the patients. I can count a thousand ways in which I am better because of the organization and people I work with. I can honestly say, I look forward to each day at work. ~Dr. Craig
9: KRABI, SOUTH END | November 9
10: Fun, Frolic, and Friendship
11: Birthdays! | Around the Office
12: What we love MOST about working at Spodak Dental Group is the amazing love and compassion we have towards each other and our patients.
13: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” -Hippocrates
14: Emergency Dental Day| November 3rd
15: (How many doctors does it take to pull a tooth?) | Answer on page 27...LOL
16: Emergency Dental Day| November 3rd
18: LONGEVITY... since 1976
19: New Facility Ground Breaking Ceremony | November 9th | Tomorrow and Beyond We look forward to seeing the Spodak Dental Group move to its new location. We look forward to helping more patients achieve their dental goals and for us to achieve our career goals. We look forward to providing an environmentally sound holistic building and landscape that will comfort patients, inspire staff, and create an open and transparent facility. We look forward to having the dental office that is like no other... setting a new industry standard!
20: "The entire ocean is affected by a pebble." | Blaise Pascal
21: "I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars." | Walt Whitman
22: Our many friends join us in celebrating the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Spodak Dental Group facility
24: Delray Beach Holiday Parade December 12th
25: Spodak Dental Group is more than a business... it's a family. Just as new lives are ushered into the world each day, our ideas are creating a future for tomorrow.