Entries by Philip Weisberger

Art of Retirement

The Art of Retirement In 2008 after 35 in general practice in London. I retired. Determined to have a purpose for getting up in the mornings and wanting to always have a positive ongoing outlook in life, I wrote a bimonthly column for over four years in Dentistry magazine, the UKs number one dental periodical. […]

Toothpick Papers (A Dickens of a Profession)

You could not have missed the news that Charles Dickens would have been 200 this year. Recently, his ivory handled tooth pick sold for £7,000 at auction in America. Dental history in the making – we can only imagine the life of this toothpick. Victorian London was a dirty, poverty stricken place.On leaving his home […]

Perspectives from the UK

It gives me great pleasure to be invited to write this piece for ARD, and I hope that it is the first of many.  I qualified to practice dentistry here in the UK in 1973 and spent 35 years in general dentistry, before retiring in 2008.  In conversation with Dr. Neil Hiltunen, I feel like […]