1. Keeping current copies of Redbook in your magazine rack.
  2. Having attractive front office people (thanks Chris Elliot)
  3. Not stabbing anyone
  4. Pretending to be interested in your activities that have nothing to do with your oral health
  5. Keeping your hands out of the anthesia (thanks the movie Houseguest)
  6. Unable to hear your patient's screams underneath all that stuff in their mouth
  7. Only so many ways to say "hold still this won't hurt at all"