In 1998, Dr Craig Spodak joined his father, Dr Myles Spodak in his practice in DelRay Beach Florida and has grown it into one of the most progressive, largest private dental practices in the country. Dr Spodak’s practice has grown to be a successful, multi-specialty practice including Perio, Endo, Prosthodontics, Oral Surgery and Anesthesia. In addition to having an onsite lab, the practice is housed in a LEED certified building. This episode is about the possibilities, challenges and successes of building a multi-specialty practice in addition to being about strong leadership. Communicating your vision and your why to your team members again and again is one of Dr Craig’s pearls of success.
Excellence in the practice of Dental Medicine is a proud tradition in the Spodak family. Dr. Craig Spodak is a third generation dentist who earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the acclaimed Tufts University, graduating with highest honors. He joined his father, Dr. Myles Spodak, in his practice in Delray in 1998 with a dream to change the way patients experience dental care. He immediately began to develop a new vision for the modern dental practice with a goal to deliver comprehensive dental care in a singular, all inclusive facility and continues to pioneer this progressive approach to the delivery of dental services.
In addition to assembling a team of the finest dental and medical professionals from all disciplines of the field, he also places a strong importance on living out the company’s core values, which include embracing and driving change, pursuing growth and learning, building a positive team and family spirit, and more. He believes living out the core values enables the team to provide patients with the highest caliber of comprehensive dental care while consistently exceeding expectations. This unique team approach to dentistry now affords the patients of the Spodak Dental Group unparalleled convenience and quality of care.
Dr. Craig has also committed himself to expanding his own professional skills and has garnered various advanced credentials, including a coveted Super-Elite or top 1% Invisalign provider worldwide®. He also voices his beliefs in the community as he has been a City of Delray Beach Planning and Zoning Board Member since 2010 and actively assures development compliance with the City's Comprehensive Plan. Dr. Craig was honored to be named the 2012 Business Person of the Year by the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. Dr Craig Spodak Lectures nationally for many organizations and societies including lecturing on practice management for Invisalign.
Along with his wife Zaicha, he lives in Delray Beach, Florida with their two children, Sage and Gavin.
The ADA gave them “office of the year for 2014.
Favorite Quote: “Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat”