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. […]
About Philip Weisberger
Philip brings a delightful new perspective to ARD. His sense of humor is refreshing and his enthusiasm is contageous. We look forward to developing new relationships with our freinds in the UK! Welcome, Philip.
Qualified 1973, BDS, LDS, RCS.
General dental practice until retirement 2008.
Principle of University College, London, Dental Centre 1980 – 85.
Member of many dental committees and local dental section for 13 years.
Regular contributor to Dentistry magazine. Since 2009, my column reflects the comical side of my student and practice life.
Gardening was always my passion, and I now garden for clients and local neighbourhood schemes for the elderly. The best thing about gardening is that, after 35 years in dentistry, I can dig bigger holes in the soil than teeth and nobody answers me back !!
Married to Lesley, a consultant paediatric orthoptist, for 39 years. 2 sons, Marc and Neil, 36 and 33 and 3 granddaughters.
Entries by Philip Weisberger
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 […]
Studies on stress in dentistry make stressful reading! Dentistry has one of the highest stress levels of all professions. Why is this? Let’s start at the beginning. I entered dental school in 1968. I did not feel any stress then. Things were great. I had been given my place at UCH with the condition of […]
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 […]