Joel C. Small, DDS, MBA, ACC, FICD is an endodontist, healthcare executive coach, speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. He completed his post graduate training in endodontics at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston, Texas, and received his Master of Business Administration degree, with an emphasis in health care management, form Texas Tech University. He completed post graduate training in professional and executive coaching at the University of Texas at Dallas and holds the designation of Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation. Dr. Small has served as a national spokesperson for the American Association of Endodontists and has spoken both nationally and internationally on the topics of healthcare leadership and practice management. He is the author of Face to Face; A Leadership Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Entrepreneurs. Dr. Small is the owner of “Coaching The Dental Mind”, a business dedicated to coaching highly motivated healthcare professionals who are interested in differentiating and growing their practices in today’s competitive marketplace.