No Regrets – A Father’s Wisdom

With Father’s Day upon us, I got to thinking how in the heck can I tie in a dental blog with Father’s Day? Well, it helps when your dad is the dentist. And, it certainly helps when he’s built a practice that revolves around family. It’s cliché to say, but my dad is the best. He has led by example, both at work and at home.

What you may not know about my dad is that aside from being a great dentist he is also a great artist, scholar, author and athlete. He could’ve done a number of things in life, but he chose dentistry so he could support a family. And, I don’t believe he has regretted one minute of it. He is always supportive, always empathetic, always involved. Despite 6 day work weeks in the beginning and STILL 10-12 hour work days, he managed to see every volleyball, soccer and basketball game; every graduation, speech, play or other activity that was important to us kids. He truly wanted to know all about our lives. In fact, when I went 3,000 miles away to college he wrote me a letter every week of my freshman year.


You can see, I’ve kept those letters. But, a quote he sent along with one has stayed with me all this time…

“May your path of regret grow dense with weeds for your lack of passage there.”

I love that quote. I love that my dad lived it and encouraged us to do the same. I love that he has a passion for what he does and a passion for putting family first. You, too, can be a part of the Fabozzi Family. Just head on over to Fabozzi Dental. I promise, you won’t regret it.