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James Vaughan, DDS

Belpree Dental

Amarillo, TX


By Invitation Only

Leaders are made, not born, through experience and education.

Which dental school did you attend?

Baylor College of Dentistry.

What year did you graduate?


What's the most unique characteristic about your dental practice?

Friendly fun atmosphere.

What is your most noticeable characteristic?

Kindness, calm in the chaos.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

On the beach in Exuma Bahamas with my wife.

What is your favorite pastime?

Golf; flying.

Which words or phrase do you most overuse?

"Okay", "As far as that goes".

Always Have A Positive Attitude And Find The Humor In Life.

What book are you currently reading?

The Relentless Elimination of Hurry.

What is your all time favorite movie?

Top Gun - Maverick.

What is your favorite memory of childhood?

Riding our bikes with friends all over our town.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

Earning my pilot instrument rating.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

Leadership and honesty.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Respect and honesty.

What will you not tolerate from anyone?

Disrespect and dishonesty.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Be bolder in certain situations.

What do you value the most?

My family and my marriage.

What historical figure do you most identify with?


What talent would you most like to have?

Play the piano.

What do you consider the most overrated virtue?

I don't consider any virtue overrated.

Who is the person you most admire?

My wife.

What did you learn from your father?

Business work ethic.

What's the most important thing you learned from your mother?

Be a nice person to others.

Do you have a pet? Please provide name and type of pet or breed.

Poppy; Pomeranian Shih Tzu mix.

What is your pet peeve?

People who are late.

What quality in others earns your trust?


What is it that people don't know about you?

I am a pilot.

What is your motto?

You don't know what you don't know.

What is the most important thing you've learned about yourself since working with Straine?

Potential to be better.

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James Vaughan, DDS