Elijah Desmond & Rich Constantine Host:
Elijah Desmond is a motivational speaker, serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovative leader, best-selling author, dental hygienist, and even a DJ. His personality is as sunny as the state of Florida, where he lives with his wife and 2 daughters. He owns Smiles at Sea and EntrepreneurSHIP, international conferences on cruise ships, as well as Driven Dental Implant Marketing - a company that focuses on digital marketing specifically for high-value dental implant patients. He’s also a social media influencer with more than 30,000 members in his Facebook groups.
Elijah discovered his passion for making the world a better place at the age of 15, when he began motivational speaking to kids. He now delivers keynote speeches to high schools as well as corporate and dental settings with unique messages for each audience. He’s known for energetic and engaging speeches that foster an atmosphere of fun that’s essential to learning.
Elijah tours the world putting on motivational concerts, incorporating music and story for an overall inspiring experience. He encourages the crowds not only to live to their fullest potential, but most importantly, to pay it forward by mentoring and coaching those around them along the way. What inspires him most is knowing he’s left an impact. He says it’s reading those post-event emails about the impression he made that gives him goosebumps.
Elijah started his first of 11 dental businesses after graduating from The Ohio State University as a dental "guygienist" in 2009 and moving to Honolulu, Hawaii. He’s learned a great deal over the years from his experiences as an entrepreneur, leader and mentor, as well as from his personal development and lifestyle improvement. With Constant Smiles, he’ll be sharing his hard-won wisdom in order to help listeners grow into the best versions of themselves.
“Motivation and determination without procrastination is the key to success. Success doesn’t come to you - you go to it.” - Elijah Desmond
Dr. Rich Constantine (Dr. C.) is a dentist who’s brought joy to millions of people on social media and national television with a thriving practice in gorgeous Greenville, South Carolina. He channels this influence into creating a positive impact that ripples outward in every direction. In his dental practice, he bestows his patients the ultimate gift they can share with others - a great smile. Dr. C and his wife, Trish created Smile On Cancer -- a nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the quality of life for cancer patients and their families. With the Constant Smiles podcast, Dr. C aims to enhance the performance and longevity of medical and dental professionals through the promotion of health and wellness.
Working full-time as a dentist and practice-owner himself, he knows just how hard it is to find the right balance in a hectic schedule. He’ll share his firsthand experience, tips, and tricks for implementing positive lifestyle changes. He knows how important it is for healthcare providers to prioritize their own health and well-being if they want to be able to serve their patients and run their practices to their fullest potentials. You can’t pour from an empty cup.
Dr. C is committed to personal and professional growth through perpetually learning and challenging himself. With your focus on enjoying the process, rather than the end result, your journey becomes a source of peace and joy. Lean into the challenges as they arise, and celebrate the small wins and accomplishments along the way. If you exercise your mind as well as your body, you’ll successfully manage your stress levels. Strengthen your relationship with yourself and find support in a community of like-minded professionals seeking a healthier lifestyle.
“I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.”
~ Dr. Constantine