Thriving Dentist Show

June 4, 2018 | 0

Thriving Dentist Show

Gary Takacs is helping you build a great dental practice that provides personal, professional and financial satisfaction.


How to Develop a High Performance Team

Listen to How to Develop a High Performance TeamIn today’s episode Gary and his co-host Naren Arulrajah dive into the first segment of the Thriving Dentist Coaching in Action series on how to develop a high performance team. Later Naren and Gary talks about the 1st book in the Thriving Dentist Book Club! You can also take part in our "Something Extra" segment and get featured in one of our future episodes as well. Listen to the podcast to learn how you can win a lunch for your team courtesy of Ekwa!  

The Power of a Relationship-Driven Practice

Listen to The Power of a Relationship-Driven PracticeIn today’s Thriving Dentist Podcast show, Gary continues his series on the 10 Elements of a Thriving Practice along with co-host, Naren Arulrajah in which they discuss the power of a relationship-driven practice and what it means to develop a relationship-driven practice. 00:26 > Introduction to this week’s episode  01:01 > “Something Extra” 03:40 > Coaching in Action 03:49 > The quote that ignited Gary’s career 06:31 > How to deliver high-value dentistry to your patients 09:02 > A Transaction-driven practice vs a Relationship-driven practice 10:05 > Human behaviour and Dentistry 13:14 > What is a relationship-driven practice? 17:44 > Know your patients 23:10 > Record your calls 24:22 > Data never lies  26:22 > Leadership: Live your principles 29:03 > Webinar on developing a relationship-driven dental practice 32:00 > Thriving Dentist Q&A Segment 32:09 > How do you convert a transaction practice into a relationship-driven practice? 37:53 > How do you manage client information in a large scale practice? 43:02 > New patient experience: How do you introduce a patient to a Doctor? 52:15 > Is it still a good idea to make evening care calls? Enjoyed this episode? Share your thoughts with us & don’t forget to subscribe on Itunes & Stitcher! Resources: Take part in Gary’s “Something Extra” Challenge & WIN a SWAG T-shirt from the Thriving Dentist Show! Click Here Interested in attending a webinar on the topic of Developing a Relationship-Driven Practice? Click HereSign Up for Our Thriving Dentist Weekly Newsletter! Get Less Insurance Dependent with Gary Takacs www.lessinsurancedependence.com   Connect with Naren Arulrajah Website: www.ekwa.com  Email: Naren@ekwa.com 

Sucktember

Listen to SucktemberIn today’s Thriving Dentist Podcast show, Gary and his co-host Naren Arulrajah discuss seasonality in practice and how you can avoid a negative season, be proactive and not have any down cycles or future Sucktembers in your practice.  00:36 > Introduction to the episode  02:30 > The snowball effect on Social Media  03:06 > The mindset and how it can spread to team members  05:09 > The many excuses of ‘why’ certain months are not going to be good  07:25 > The Myth: September is ALWAYS bad  10:50 > The many low seasons in a dental practice  13:22 > Proactive marketing in preparation for low seasons  18:49 > The 2009 outbreak of failed practices  25:06 > The can-do vs can’t-do mindset  26:29 > Same day dentistry opportunities  34:17 > Patients with insurance benefits  37:20 > Getting the fundamentals right  37:47 > What is marketing?  40:14 > Getting people to know you on Google  43:55 > What does Google look for?  46:05 > Getting people to trust you  47:20 > Dr. Robert Cialdini and the 6 Principles    Resources: Free Marketing Strategy Review Meeting:  https://www.thrivingdentist.com/mastering-dental-marketing/  Stay Tuned for the ‘Google EAT’ episode on the Less Insurance Dependence Podcast, which will be live on 31st October 2019: https://www.thrivingdentist.com/mastering-dental-marketing/  Life Smiles: https://www.lifesmilesdentalcare.com/  Get Less Insurance Dependent with Gary Takacs www.lessinsurancedependence.com   Connect with Naren Arulrajah Website: www.ekwa.com  Email: Naren@ekwa.com  The mindset in the practice is absolutely set by the dentist. The mindset the dentist has will trickle down to the team members in the practice. -Gary Takacs To be seen on Google, you have to do what Google wants and comply to Google’s algorithms and standards. -Naren Arulrajah

The 10 Elements of a Thriving Practice

Listen to The 10 Elements of a Thriving PracticeIn today’s Thriving Dentist Podcast show, Gary and his co-host Naren discuss what a Thriving Practice looks like from a patient, owner, and a team member's point of view. They further discuss the ten elements in Gary’s practice, Life Smiles Dental Care. 0.45 > Introduction to episode 3.15 > What does a thriving practice look like? 3.20 > A thriving practice from different perspectives 8.17 > A Thriving practice from an owners point of view 8.40 > TGIM – Thank Goodness it is Monday 09.53 > Financial Independence – Work because you want to, not because you have to! 11.21 > A thriving practice from a team member’s point of view 15.28 > The Importance of being a relationship driven practice 21.53 > The Importance of being a hygiene driven practice 24.08 > What does a hygiene driven practice mean? 26.28 > The Importance of being a less insurance dependent Practice. 26.42> The backstory of Life Smiles 28.40 > The Importance of having a comprehensive done for you marketing plan in your practice. Done for you marketing helps you consistently attract quality patients. 34.40 > The importance of having a three day doctor week 35.36 > How to have a good work life balance 38.22 > The importance of having  24 business systems in your practice 40.18 > The importance of having remarkable new patient experience 45.58 > The importance of having a high performance team. The doctor and team members are all moving together to achieve a commonly defined set of goals and objectives. 49.06 > The importance of having a Co discovery process to increase case acceptance. Spending time with patients to co-discover solutions for dental problems. 55.39 > Recap of the ten elements of a Thriving Practice   Resources Rate where your practice currently stands in terms of the 10 elements of a Thriving Practice. https://forms.gle/goN5rm6mi8FKH9Kd9  Episode #397 – CoDiscovery; What is it? When to Use it? Why to Use it? with Dr. Paul Henny https://www.thrivingdentist.com/codiscovery-what-is-it-when-to-use-it-why-to-use-it-with-dr-paul-henny/  Life Smiles: https://www.lifesmilesdentalcare.com/    Get Less Insurance Dependent with Gary Takacs Link to the Less Insurance Dependence Podcast: www.lessinsurancedependence.com    Connect with Naren Arulrajah Website: www.ekwa.com  Email: Naren@ekwa.com 

The Thriving Dentist Show Pivots

Listen to The Thriving Dentist Show PivotsIn today’s Thriving Dentist Podcast show, Gary has invited his friend and co-host of the Less Insurance Dependence Podcast, Naren Arulrajah to co-host this episode. Naren is the CEO of Ekwa Marketing and helps dentists across the world with their …  

Year End Tax Savings Tips With Robby Apple CPA

Listen to Year End Tax Savings Tips With Robby Apple CPAGary invited his friend Robby Apple CPA as a guest on this Thriving Dentist Show to share some specific tips you can use to reduce your tax liability in 2019. The timing on this Show is very important because you …  

Why Does Dentistry Fails? With Greg Kamyszek

Listen to Why Does Dentistry Fails? With Greg KamyszekThe reality is that dentistry can fail due to a number of reasons. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Greg Kamyszek on the Show as a Guest to explore some common reasons why dentistry fails. In this …  

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a Serious Medical Condition with a Dental Solution with Bryan Ferre

Listen to Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a Serious Medical Condition with a Dental Solution with Bryan FerreObstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the most pernicious and misunderstood healthcare concerns of the modern era. Gary invited his friend Bryan Ferre as a Guest on the Thriving Dentist Show to share his knowledge about OSA. In this …  

The Story of Three Young Dentists Who Are ROCKING Their Careers with Drs. Joseph Blalock, Scotty Blanchard and Luis Philipe Mariusso

Listen to The Story of Three Young Dentists Who Are ROCKING Their Careers with Drs. Joseph Blalock, Scotty Blanchard and Luis Philipe MariussoYou likely know that Gary is passionate about dentistry and you have probably heard him say that Dentistry ROCKS! This Thriving Dentist Show is one that you will absolutely love. A little over  three years ago, Gary interviewed a group …  

CoDiscovery; What is it? When to Use it? Why to Use it? with Dr. Paul Henny

Listen to CoDiscovery; What is it? When to Use it? Why to Use it? with Dr. Paul HennyCoDiscovery is a process that was introduced to the dental profession many years ago by Dr. L.D. Pankey and Dr. Peter Dawson (among others) to help patients take a greater interest in comprehensive care. In terms of diagnosis, treatment planning …  

Real-Time Online Scheduling with Weston Lunsford and Keith English

Listen to Real-Time Online Scheduling with Weston Lunsford and Keith EnglishGary often studies trends that other businesses are doing to see if they can be adapted to dentistry. Real-Time online scheduling is something that other industries are using with great success. For example, Millions of people use Open Table to …  

The Model of an Award-Winning, Multi-Disciplinary Practice with Dr. Nanda Albatish

Listen to The Model of an Award-Winning, Multi-Disciplinary Practice with Dr. Nanda AlbatishThere are many successful practice models to consider as you strive to develop the style of practice that works best for you. For this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Dr. Nada Albatish as a Guest to share how …  

FREE Online CE: Practice Growth Summit (The World’s Largest Online Practice Growth Event) hosted by Weave

Listen to FREE Online CE: Practice Growth Summit (The World’s Largest Online Practice Growth Event) hosted by Weave  If you are a regular listener to the Thriving Dentist Show, you know that Gary is passionate about technology and Continuing Education. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews three executives at Weave about their upcoming online CE Event called …  

Lessons From a Dental Company Celebrating 100 Years in Business with Ann Steinbock

Listen to Lessons From a Dental Company Celebrating 100 Years in Business with Ann SteinbockAccording to US Census Data, less than one-half of one percent of businesses stay in business for 100 years! Very few Dental Companies can claim a 100 year History! Whip Mix is one of these elite Companies. In this interview, …  

It’s Not in the Knowing, It’s in the Doing’ with Dr. Mike Fling

Listen to It’s Not in the Knowing, It’s in the Doing’ with Dr. Mike FlingThriving Dentists have a common denominator in that they are lifelong learners and constantly improving their clinical, business and behavioral skills. However, for many people there is a gap between ‘knowing’ and ‘doing’. We often know what to do but …  

Life After I Sold My Practice to a DSO (and Kept Working There!) with Dr. Nezar Kassem

Listen to Life After I Sold My Practice to a DSO (and Kept Working There!) with Dr. Nezar KassemEarlier this year, Gary interviewed his friend Dr. Nezar Kassem about his decision to sell his practice at mid-career to a DSO. During that interview, Gary asked Nezar’s permission to circle back later this year for a follow up interview …  

How to Become a Transformational Leader to achieve the Practice of Your Dreams with Dr. Mac McDonald

Listen to How to Become a Transformational Leader to achieve the Practice of Your Dreams with Dr. Mac McDonaldLeadership is such an important element of a Thriving dental Practice. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary invited his friend, Dr. Mac McDonald to share his wisdom and thoughts on how Dentists can become Transformational Leaders. In this Show, Gary …  

Courageous Conversations with Katherine Eitel Belt

Listen to Courageous Conversations with Katherine Eitel BeltCommunication is such an important topic! Our Guest on this Thriving Dentist Show is Katherine Eitel Belt and she is a master at teaching effective communication. In this particular Show, Katherine shares strategies and tips for how to have Courageous …  

Everything to Consider When Building Your Ideal Office with Bruce Johnstone

Listen to Everything to Consider When Building Your Ideal Office with Bruce Johnstone  It is likely that as some point in your career you will build your ideal office. Gary did so in 2011 and he credits the new office as an important element in his practice success. In this Thriving Dentist Show, …  

Case Conversations that Make it Easy for Patients to Say Yes with Paul Homoly DDS

Listen to Case Conversations that Make it Easy for Patients to Say Yes with Paul Homoly DDSDeveloping the skills to help guide your patients to accept ideal treatment is a necessary skill set in a thriving practice. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Dr. Paul Homoly to share some insights and tips that …