Behind The Smiles: With Dr. Gina Dorfman

February 22, 2019 | 0

Behind The Smiles: With Dr. Gina Dorfman

Join Dr. Gina Dorfman as she interviews some of the greatest minds in dentistry. From background stories to practice management and clinical topics, you’ll listen to valuable insights from the people who are doing extraordinary things in dentistry. This podcast is brought to you by YAPI, a paperless dental software company. Learn more at yapiapp.com.


Creating Accountability, Ownership, and Like-minded Teams with Kiera Dent

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In this special installment of Behind The Smiles, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Co-host of The Dental A-Team Podcast, Kiera Dent.

Kiera has years of experience in running, managing, and owning dental practices. She first started as an assistant in California. This episode outlines good leadership, delegation, and accountability.

Listen to the Dental A-Team Podcast here:
https://www.thedentalateam.com/blog/

Learn more about Kiera Dent Consulting here:
https://www.kierasdentalconsulting.com/





How To Build Leaders - Part 2 with Dr. Terri Pukanich, Dental BossLady

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This is a special two-part episode with Dr. Terri Pukanich, Dental BossLady. In part 2, Dr. Gina Dorfman and Dr. Terri Pukanich talk all about team leadership, how to find the right types of leaders and servant leadership. 

Dental BossLady was founded by Dr. Terri Pukanich. You can learn more at her website: 
https://www.dentalbosslady.com/

Watch Her Webinar: 
https://hello.dentalbosslady.com/ddt-webinar-optin32474204 



How To Build Your Team - Part 1 with Dr. Terri Pukanich, Dental BossLady

Listen to How To Build Your Team - Part 1 with Dr. Terri Pukanich, Dental BossLady

This is a special two-part episode with Dr. Terri Pukanich, Dental BossLady. In part 1, Dr. Gina Dorfman and Dr. Terri Pukanich talk all about team management, creating accountability, and how to motivate your team with positive impact. 

Dental BossLady was founded by Dr. Terri Pukanich. You can learn more at her website: 
https://www.dentalbosslady.com/

Watch Her Webinar: 
https://hello.dentalbosslady.com/ddt-webinar-optin32474204 



Effective Payment Planning for Your Patients and Team with Dr. Zak Allmand

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In this episode, Dr. Gina Dorfman sits down and chats with Dr. Zak Allmand. Zak is not only a practicing dentist but the owner of Apex Payment Solutions, simple, affordable, cutting edge merchant services for healthcare and small business. This episode is packed with helpful tips and insights on creating a better office workflow for patient payment options, effective payment plans, and automation. 

To learn more about Apex Payment Solutions, visit them online: 

https://www.apexpaymentsolutions.com  

Contact Dr. Zak Allmand 

zak@apexpaymentsolutions.com 

To learn more about Dr. Erin Elliott's Sleep Apnea Workshops mention in this podcast, visit the following link: 

https://3d-dentists.com/ 





Conflict Management in The Dental Office - Part 02 with Andrea Greer

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In this installment of Behind the Smiles, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Andrea Greer. This is a special two-part episode. In this second half of the discussion, Dr. Gina and Andrea discuss conflict management and conflict resolution in the dental practice.

With over 25 years of experience in the dental industry, Andrea has led practices from many positions: dental assistant, hygienist, office manager, Dentrix trainer, practice management consultant and speaker. 

Pay a visit to Andrea's website:

http://onpointspace.com/

Andrea Greer will be speaking at D.A.N.C.E. this year. Visit the listed website to learn more.

https://www.dentalassistantconference.com/



Bridging the Gap of Design and Message - Part 01 with Andrea Greer

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In this installment of Behind the Smiles, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Andrea Greer. This is a special two-part episode. For the first half, Dr. Gina and Andrea discuss basic design principles for creating the perfect space in a dental practice, as well as how to make your office's appearance fit the voice and brand of your practice.

Over her 25 years of experience in the dental industry, Andrea has led practices from many positions: dental assistant, hygienist, office manager, Dentrix trainer, practice management consultant and speaker. 

To download a copy of the eBook Andrea discusses in this episode, please visit the link below:

http://onpointspace.com/

Stay tuned for part 2 of this episode where Dr. Gina and Andrea discuss team development and conflict resolution. 



Creating a Great Dental Website with Jeff Gladnick

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Believe it or not, this marks the 60th episode of Behind the Smiles! In this episode, Dr. Gina Dorfman chats with Founder and CEO of Great Dental Websites, Jeff Gladnick.

Jeff shares helpful insights on creating a website, common pitfalls and mistakes to avoid, and how to win your website over with Google while improving content and quality. This episode is full of dental marketing gems you really don't want to miss out on! 

Please pay a visit to Great Dental Websites by clicking on the link below: 
https://www.greatdentalwebsites.com/

Not long ago we had the opportunity of contributing a blog article to Great Dental websites, "Technology and The Patient Experience", which you can read on their website: 
https://www.greatdentalwebsites.com/technology-and-the-patient-experience-a-guide-to-dental-automation/ 



How to Avoid Big HR Mistakes and Keep Employees Accountable with Paul Edwards

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Another episode you don't want to miss. Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews CEO & Co-Founder of CEDR Solutions, Paul Edwards. They discuss human resources in dentistry, how to hold team members accountable, and what types of protection and liability to ensure is implemented in your dental practice.

Learn more about CEDR Solutions by visiting this website:
https://www.cedrsolutions.com 

Contact Paul Edwards: 
paul@cedrsolutions.com 
602-476-1418



Finding Your True Measure of Success with Dr. Josie Dovidio

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In this episode of Behind The Smiles, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews and chats with Dr. Josie Dovidio, who just launched her own podcast, Josieology. They talk about the measure of success, the importance of taking breaks, and chat about life/work balance. It's an episode of laughs you won't want to miss! 

Go listen to Josieology now on iTunes or by following this link: 
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/josieology/id1470556586 




The Truth About Silver Diamine Fluoride with Dr. Jeanette MacLean

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews practicing dentist and SDF advocate, Dr. Jeanette MacLean. Dr. MacLean is internationally recognized as an expert and advocate for silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and minimally invasive dentistry. She has been appointed to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s Speakers Bureau, and has provided lectures across the United States and Canada, as well as webinars viewed in 39 countries. 

Visit https://kidsteethandbraces.com/ to learn more about SDF, download resources, and view upcoming speaking engagements. 



The Psychology Behind Treatment Planning with Chris Moriarity

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In this special episode, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Chris Moriarity, Vice President of Client Development at Productive Dentist Academy. Chris shares insights into the psychology of treatment planning, behavioral signs to look for in patients, and how to increase case acceptance. 

Pay a visit to Productive Dentist Academy to see upcoming events you can attend! 
https://productivedentist.com 

chris@productivedentist.com 
800.757.6077 ext.16




Working Smart without Micromanaging Your Team with Dr. Tuan Pham

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In this installment of Behind the Smiles, Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews and chats with dentist and public figure, Dr. Tuan Pham. Dr. Pham is widely recognized as one of the most followed Townies on Dentaltown. He is also the creator of Dental Maverick, where an annual summit is held for LIVE CE.

If you are interested in joining this year's summit in August of 2019, there are a few spots still open. To sign up, click on the link below:
https://www.dentalmavericksummit.com 



Running a Dental Practice Like a Business with Dr. Tim McNamara

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews her good friend, Dr. Tim McNamara, a business savvy dentist who first started his career in the corporate business world. After 10 years of experience consulting fortune 50 and 500 companies on business strategy and risk, he decided to leave his profession to study and practice dentistry. Today, he owns many successful clinics and coaches dentists nationwide on business strategy and marketing. 

Visit Dr. Tim McNamara's Website: 
https://www.midcolumbiadental.com/ 



Building Authority on Dental Marketing with Dr. Nate Jeal

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Dr. Gina interviews successful multiple practice owner and dental marketer, Dr. Nate Jeal. An innovator and creator,  Dr. Nate maintains two practices in Winnipeg, Canada, focusing his marketing and clinical efforts on niche procedures including cosmetic ortho, smile makeovers, and implants. He is also one of the Co-founders of Dental Authority Marketing. This episode is all about building and establishing credible authority to better market to patients. 

Pay a visit to the website: 
https://www.dentalauthoritymarketing.com/am-about 

If you would like to get in contact with Dr. Gina, you can send her an email at drgina@yapicentral.com 

Stay tuned for our next episode! 



Investing in Great Practice Technology and Making a Memorable Patient Experience with Dr. Jenny Apekian

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Dr. Jenny Apekian, a practice owner and public speaker, located in Sacramento, California. Dr. Jenny shares her approach to utilizing technology in her practice as well as insights on the extra steps that she takes with her patients, ensuring great care all around. 

Pay a visit to tour her beautiful practice: 
https://www.midtowndentalsacramento.com/ 

Check our Dr. Jenny Apekian's upcoming speaking event: 
https://dstreatmentcenters.com/events/trends-fll19/ 

Contact Dr. Jenny Apekian directly at: 
gotfloss@gmail.com 



Leading and Managing Without Going Overboard with Dr. Chris Salierno

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Dr. Chris Salierno, successful practice owner in Long Island, New York, and Chief Editor of Dental Economics. Chris shares insightful information such as using the kaizen methodology for continuous improvement, how he manages and inspires his dental team, and what a typical workday at Dental Economics is like for him.

Upcoming Events for Dr. Chris Salierno 
- Principles of Practice Management
Use code PPMP 100 for a special Earlybird discount!
https://endeavor.swoogo.com/deppm19 

Contact Dr. Chris Salierno at csalierno@endeavorb2b.com 

Books Mentioned in This Podcast ... 

The 4-Hour Workweek - by Timothy Ferriss

Clockwork: Design Your Business to Run Itself - by Mike Michalowicz

The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer - by Jeffrey K. Liker




Core Values, Startups and Team Management with Dr. Sean O'Grady

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews recent startup practice owner, Dr. Sean O'Grady. Dr. Gina asks Dr. O'Grady about the challenges and obstacles he is facing with a startup, as well as the success and autonomy he is enjoying from practice ownership. This is a great episode for new dentists and aspiring practice owners! 

Would you like to contribute questions and topic ideas for our next upcoming episodes? Please send your questions and ideas via email to drginad@gmail.com - We look forward to hearing from you! 



Company Culture, Seeing the Big Picture, and Time Management with Dr. Steffany Mohan

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews practicing dentist and multiple practice owner, Dr. Steffany Mohan of Des Moines, IA. Dr. Mohan is a highly accomplished dentist, speaker, and coach. With over 20 years of experience in dentistry, she shares valuable insights and some practice management tips in this episode.

Learn more about Dr. Steffany Mohan here:
https://www.steffanymohan.com/ 



Creating Your Life, Being Boundless, and Managing Teams with Nicolle Campion

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Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews Nicolle Campion, President of Zirc. The talk about female leadership, how to chase your dreams, manage and accomplish your life goals, and they chat about the upcoming first annual Be Boundless Conference!

Learn more about Be Boundless at this link:
https://www.alwaysbeboundless.com/

To learn about Zirc and their product line please visit this site:
https://www.zirc.com/why-zirc/our-people 



Being a Female Leader in Dentistry and Overcoming Obstacles with Dr. Grace Yum - Part 2

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Dr. Gina Dorfman and practicing dentist and founder of Mommy Dentists in Business, Dr. Grace Yum, sit down and have a chat about a wide variety of topics. They talk about it all from team management and staffing issues to overcoming stereotypes as female dentists. Another great episode you don't want to miss.

Be sure to check out part 1 if you missed the first half! 

Be sure to check out Monny Dentists in Business
https://mommydibs.com/

And all the upcoming events!
https://mommydibs.com/upcoming-events-registration/