Thriving Dentist Show
Gary Takacs is helping you build a great dental practice that provides personal, professional and financial satisfaction.
Remember the most famous saying - the first million dollars is the hardest? In this episode, Gary discusses the ideal model to create a million-dollar net practice. It is possible but NOT impossible. Link to show notes - https://tinyurl.com/39ccj3kh
Would you like to grow your practice by at least 10% annually? Gary has achieved this growth percentage with all his coaching clients, and in this episode, he shares his strategies and tips for you to achieve this growth in your practice. Show notes - https://bit.ly/3wWV0jb
Things that are measured will improve and data never lies. In this episode Gary talks about 20 metrics you need to measure to create a thriving dental practice and also the ideal goal for each metric needed to be measured. Shownotes https://bit.ly/3r9rDJ7
In this episode, Gary talks about six key steps that will help you hire new team members who will be the right fit for your practice in the tight labor market we are experiencing. Show notes https://bit.ly/3AAmm1K
Why is the telephone the most important equipment in your dental practice? Did you know that 99% of new patients come into a dental office by making a phone call? In this episode, Gary will discuss the importance of call recording and call coaching if you want to develop your practice to become a thriving dental practice. Link to shownotes https://bit.ly/3y61yNp
Would you believe dentists can be bullish about dentistry even in the current situation and have their best months or year? In this episode Gary will share 5 specific reasons for dentists to be bullish on dentistry now and into the future. Link to show notes - https://bit.ly/3gQLPMy
In this episode, Gary talks about the five most important things he has learned from owning a dental practice and shares them to help you create a thriving dental practice. Link to show notes https://bit.ly/MBA-PR
Did you know that a culture is being created by itself even if you did not create one? Many of us would have tried things and failed, and the reason for it could be because we didn't have a proper work culture in place. If you want to know how to create an ideal work culture, Listen to this episode. Link to the shownotes https://bit.ly/354SP1o
In this episode, Gary will talk about Robert Cialdini's 6 fundamental principles of influence and share his personal experiences to help you understand why you need to learn how to use the power of influence to get more patients to make your practice a thriving practice.
A common denominator amongst world-class dentists is that they have developed strong leadership skills. There are 6 different leadership styles that can be learned and implemented in various situations accordingly. In this episode, Gary will help you learn the 6 leadership styles and help you develop your leadership skills.
This episode is about why you shouldn't be coasting if you want your practice to be a world-class dental practice. Gary also talks about the story of Terry Bradshaw and explains ways to make sure your practice is not coasting and work towards becoming a thriving dental practice.
There are 3 things that need to be done right to become an effective one-minute manager, and in this episode, Gary will help you get them done right. This episode also features a clinical tip from Brian Harris, DDS, on using technology to reach more patients.
Do you know the advantages of having an offensive mindset regarding decision-making in your practice? In this episode, Gary will share 5 situations and the possible outcomes when you make an offensive approach and a defensive approach.
One of the common things amongst successful dental practices is that they constantly invest in the latest dental technology. But not all dental practices have the same budget. So how do you invest in technology if you're on a budget? Listen to the episode to find out.
Are you thinking of resigning from PPO Plans? Many dentists are trying to resign from PPO plans because being dependent on insurance companies is a pain and torture you keep receiving and not a gift that keeps giving. Listen to the episode to find out the steps to successfully resign from PPO plans. This episode also features a Dental CPA Insight from Kate Willeford, CPA.
Are you satisfied with the hourly production you're achieving right now? If you're not, this is an episode you wouldn't want to miss. In this episode, Gary shares five strategies to help dentists increase their hourly production and what you'll need to work on to increase your hourly production continuously. This episode also features a Clinical Tip from Dr. Rich Hirschinger, DDS, MBA, on recognizing and diagnosing most of the primary headaches?
In this week's episode, Gary shares that if a practice is not growing, it's dying. And he shares how a flat-lining practice can negatively impact growth. If this is something that you have ever experienced or something you're experiencing and want to avoid absolutely, then this episode is just for you! Tune in to this episode to learn the untapped potentials in dentistry and more!
Do you know the five things you can do to lead an increase in the practice's value naturally? The practice is one of the most significant assets for a dentist, and in this episode, Gary will share five strategies that will naturally lead to an increase in the value of the practice. This episode also features a Clinical tip from Dr. Fanny Yacaman, MSEd; M.S.Advanced Endodontist & Microsurgery.
Periodontal disease is an epidemic in today's world amongst adults, yet most practices cannot get their hygiene department to treat even 30% of patients for periodontitis. This is an area in dentistry where you will be saving lives as there is a direct causal relationship between periodontal disease and oral-systemic health. Listen to the episode to determine how you can implement a 4 part system to treat periodontal disease in your practice.
Are Insurance companies paying like they are supposed to? In this episode, Gary shares a system that will help you follow up on insurance account receivables and get them on time from insurance companies. This episode also features a Dental CPA Insight from Mark B. Rosen, CPA, CFP(R) on “Practice Overhead Percentages.”