When Dr. Ashley Ciapciak was 13 years old, she assisted her father, a second generation dentist, on a dental mission trip in India. Today, Dr. Ashley Ciapciak is an award-winning general dentist. She received her DMD from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2020 and currently co-owns Brede-Ciapciak Dental in Needham, MA.
During the pandemic, Dr. Ciapciak started a TikTok channel where she would post videos with tips for patients, talk about life as a dentist, and share funny and insightful moments in the office. Her videos have received millions of views and have propelled her past just industry fame and into the public arena.
In this episode of Dandy’s The Margin Line, Dr. Barry Bartusiak and Dr. Ciapciak talk about how she got into dentistry in the first place and what her process is like when it comes to creating her TikTok videos. She’ll also dive into some of the tips she’s learned from being active on social media and how you can apply them to your practice.
In this interview, we discuss:
- Dr. Ciapciak’s path to becoming a dentist and TikTok superstar
- The benefits of having an online presence as a dentist – and why TikTok may not be the answer
- How she uses technology in her practice, and where she sees the impact
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Read Dr. Ciapciak’s tips for content creation here!