Start Your Dental Practice

Start Your Dental Practice

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In every episode, we aim to demystify the “how to start a dental practice” problem by bringing on world-class influencers and consults to pick their brain about how to get past the barriers involved from no practice, to practice owner, to successful practice.


The art of answering the phone with Cory Pinegar
Apr 29 • 45 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, I hope you’re having a great week and continuing to navigate these challenging times. Today I’m excited to share my conversation with Cory Pinegar, CEO of Callforce, who dives deep into the art of answering the phone and…
Episode 119: Should You Consider A Dental Membership Plan?
Apr 22 • 39 min
Hey there Ambitious Dentists, I hope you and your loved ones continue to stay healthy and safe. I know that for some, the last thing you might want to do is listen to a dental podcast, but if you’re looking for a quick break from the chaos of the last…
How To Get More Patients During Times of Uncertainty With Dan Delmain
Apr 16 • 42 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, On behalf of the entire Tooth & Coin team, I hope you and your loved ones are doing well in these incredibly difficult times and are staying safe and sound. While many are struggling around the world, I know it’s an…
Episode 117: Why Most Dentists Struggle With Case Acceptance With Alex Nottingham
Nov 6, 2019 • 42 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, Jonathan here. Apologies for it being so quiet on the podcasting front, as my team and I were heads down rebranding DentistMetrics into what is now Tooth and Coin. It was a ton of hard work, and I couldn’t be more happy…
How To Acquire A Dental Practice Successfully With Paul Sletten
Aug 5, 2019 • 47 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, One of the most common questions I get in talking with dentist practice owners all over the country is how to acquire a dental practice successfully. As you likely know, there’s a massive difference between thinking about…
The ROI of Ortho With Dr. Amanda Wilson
May 24, 2019 • 51 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, Happy Friday! I hope you had a great week. Whether you’re fresh out of dental school or have been running your general dental practice for years, you’ve likely at one time considered adding ortho to your practice. Is it…
The Best Way To Save For Your Kid’s Higher Education As A Dental Practice Owner
May 13, 2019 • 41 min
Hey ambitious dentists, We have a special treat for you today with a guest interview covering a topic I know is on a lot of our SYDP listener’s minds. Saving for your kids higher education. With college tuition rising with no signs of slowing down,…
Must Have Ingredients of An Effective Dental Practice Website
Mar 14, 2019 • 49 min
Today we have another exciting treat for you, as I sit down with Jeff Gladnick, CEO of GreatDentalWebsites. Jeff was one of the first guests we had on the SYDP podcast when we launched just a few years ago, and I’m excited to have him back on…
SYDP’s Very First Guest Jayme Amos Returns
Feb 13, 2019 • 61 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, When my team and I launched the SYDP podcast over three years ago, we had no idea that we would be able to build such an amazing SYDP community. Since launch, we’ve had over 100+ guests on the show, each of which shared their…
Should You Buy A House or Dental Practice? My Guest Appearance on The Dental Amigos Podcast
Feb 6, 2019 • 57 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists! Happy Wednesday! I have a special treat for you today. Recently I had the honor of being interviewed by the incredible Dr. Paul Goodman and attorney Rob Montgomery on The Podcast. It’s…
Retirement Planning 101
Feb 1, 2019 • 59 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists! Today I’m incredibly excited to share an interview on a topic that I believe isn’t talked about enough in the dental space. The topic? Financial planning and retirement, specifically for dentists….
Dental Economics and Effective Practice Management
Jan 24, 2019 • 46 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists Do you always feel like you’re playing catchup on learning the latest best practices for running a successful dental practice? Whether it’s taking yet another training, or listening to the top rated dental podcasts,…
How To Buy A Dental Practice With Dr. Paul Goodman
Jan 15, 2019 • 47 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists! One of the most requested topics I receive from the SYDP community to cover on the podcast is the nitty gritty in and outs of buying a dental practice. Whether you’re looking to buy your very first practice or eyeing practice…
Lessons From Growing Multiple Dental Practices With Dr. Hunter Smith
Jan 3, 2019 • 52 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists! Happy New Year! I hope you a wonderful 2018 and even better 2019! First off, I want to say thank you to all of you who reached out about our latest SYDP podcast episode with Kiera Dent. I always enjoy hearing…
Optimizing Your Dental Practice Performance With Kiera Dent
Dec 28, 2018 • 47 min
Hey Ambitious dentists! I hope you had a wonderful holiday! Can you believe there’s only a week left of 2018? We have a really great SYDP episode for you today, with our previous star guest Kiera Dent rejoining the show sharing how to optimize your…
HR Fundamentals With Chris Lessard
Feb 26, 2018 • 48 min
When starting your dental practice, the list of things you “need to do” is virtually endless. You need to hire your first employee. You need to setup your website. You need to find the perfect office location. And in all the chaos of getting…
Mastering Dental Insurance 101 with Teresa Duncan
Jan 26, 2018 • 39 min
Hello ambitious dentists, Have you ever been to a conference or event and have just one speaker blow you away? Not just because of their knowledge of the subject, but their stage presence as well? While recently attending a course by my friend Jayme…
How Having Emotional Intelligence Can Make You A Better Dentist and Practice Owner
Jan 19, 2018 • 46 min
Hello, ambitious dentists, Whether you’re just starting your dental practice career, or have been growing your practice for a while, you probably have experienced the many ups and downs that come with being a practice owner. And the truth is, it’s…
Using The 80/20 Rule For Your Dental Practice With Dr. Graham Dersley
Jan 4, 2018 • 42 min
Happy New Years ambitious dentists! I hope you were able to finish 2017 on a strong note, and are ready for a great new year! To kick off the show in 2018, I’m excited to welcome two-time guest DR. Graham Dersley back on SYDP. He’s seen some…
Dentistry and Tax Reform On The Dentalprenuer Podcast
Dec 21, 2017 • 67 min
Ambitious dentists, Hey ambitious dentists, Jonathan VanHorn here, I hope you have some exciting plans lined up for the holidays and get to enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation. I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the man, the…
Tracking The Right Metrics And Empowering Your Dental Practice Staff With Kiera Dent
Nov 27, 2017 • 39 min
Can we get an encore? Today I am very excited to have dental consultant Kiera Dent back on the SYDP podcast for episode 101. You may remember when we had Kiera on the show for episode 92 where she shared how to choose the right dental consultant for…
7 Lessons I’ve Learned from 100+ Hours of Interviewing the World’s Best Dental Practice Owners And Consultants
Nov 17, 2017 • 27 min
Ambitious dentists, Today I am very excited to share with you episode 100 of the Start Your Dental Practice podcast. What an incredible journey it has been. When I started the SYDP podcast just a few years ago, I had no idea what to expect, and I…
Dental Practice Management In Your Pocket With Dr. Dolby
Oct 20, 2017 • 47 min
Hello ambitious dentists, Today I’m very excited to share with you my conversation with Dr. Mike Dolby, founder of Practice in Your Pocket which helps you clearly understand the areas in which your dental practice is underperforming through…
HR Fundamentals For Your Dental Practice
Oct 11, 2017 • 49 min
Hello ambitious dentists, Today I have a fantastic interview with Samantha Leonard co-founder of Stream Dental which provides services to help dentists solve the age-old problem of HR. For most dentists, HR remains an unsolved mystery and if we’re…
Living The Dream: Dr. Ashley Joves’ Journey To Running Her Successful Dental Practice
Oct 6, 2017 • 41 min
Hello ambitious dentists, For many dental practice owners, running a practice is often a lifelong dream. Despite the thousands of hours of education and hard work, there’s no better feeling than knowing you help your patients ultimately live a…
Podcasts of Dentistry With Dr. Panks Dhingra
Sep 27, 2017 • 71 min
Hey, ambitious dentists, I have a really special treat for you today. Today, I’m on the other side of the mic yet again with Dr. Panks Dhingra. Dr. Dhingra and I recently became friends, when he reached out to learn a little more about the “dental…
The Alan Mead Experience
Sep 25, 2017 • 55 min
[This interview was published with permission from Alan Mead] Interested in attending the voices of the dentistry event? Use vod200 get 200 dollars off of 897 — the discount goes until October 18th. Hey ambitious dentists, I recently had a…
Why You Need To Take Time Off
Sep 18, 2017 • 8 min
Hey ambitious dentists, I have a super short episode for you today, but I think the message is incredibly powerful. Today I wanted to share a few quick thoughts on the power of vacation. It’s no secret that building a successful dental practice…
Do You REALLY Need A Dental CPA?
Sep 4, 2017 • 50 min
Hey ambitious dentists, I hope you had a relaxing Labor Day weekend and were able to put your extra day off to good use. I know I really enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Today I wanted to share a self-hosted episode where I talk…
How To Increase Your Case Acceptance Through Intelligent Dental Intel
Aug 25, 2017 • 57 min
Hey Ambitious Dentists, I have a really exciting interview for you today, with the one and only Weston Lunsford, CEO of Dental Intel… Dental Intel is one of the most popular tools used by dentists to help track the metrics and numbers that matter,…
Quality Patient Financing For Your Dental Practice
Aug 17, 2017 • 55 min
Ever run into this problem? A patient comes into your office with a major tooth ache. Within minutes you know they need a procedure done. Problem is… the procedure is a bit on the expensive side. You explain the situation to your patient, and the…
How To Build A Top Performing Team For Your Dental Practice
Aug 9, 2017 • 57 min
Whether you’re just about to start your dental practice or looking to take your current practice to the next level, it all starts with building a good team. In dental school, you learned how to fill a cavity and spent thousands of hours studying…
How To Choose The Right Consultant For Your Dental Practice With Kiera Dent
Aug 2, 2017 • 52 min
How To Acquire A Dental Practice Part 2
Jul 24, 2017 • 42 min
Today I’m really excited to be sharing part two of my self-hosted episode on how to acquire a dental practice. There’s a lot that goes into buying a practice successfully, and in today’s episode, I’ll expand on what it takes to ensure the process goes…
Nifty Thrifty Dentists - Time Tested Strategies For Building A Successful Dental Practice
Jul 19, 2017 • 41 min
One of my favorite ways to stay “up to date” with the dental industry is to be active in a few high-value Facebook groups. And though “social media” often gets a bad rap for being a waste of time, I often find the discussions and comments…
How To Acquire A Dental Practice 101
Jul 14, 2017 • 45 min
As we gear up for some exciting new changes coming to the SYDP podcast, I wanted to share a self-hosted episode I put together discussing everything you need to know about how to acquire a dental practice. Having talked with dozens of…
How To Negotiate Your Dental Practice Lease Like A Pro
Jul 5, 2017 • 54 min
Aside from graduating dental school, there are very few moments in the course of your dental career that are more important than when you sign the lease for your 1st (or 3rd) dental practice location. It’s scary. It’s exciting. And if we’re…
How To Pay Off Your Student Loans With Travis Hornsby
Jun 27, 2017 • 46 min
Chances are if you’re listening to this podcast, you have some student loan debt. Having worked exclusively with dentists for most of my professional career, it’s not common for me to see aspiring practice owners coming out of school with 400-500k…
How To Create, Organize, And Automate Your In-House Dental Practice Membership Plan With Jordan Comstock
Jun 21, 2017 • 60 min
According to recent statistics, 55% of American’s don’t have dental insurance. And if your practice is only serving the 45% of patients that do, you’re leaving a ton of money (and profit) on the table. One way to serve those without insurance is…
Mastering The Art of Dental Insurance, Negotiation, And Carrier Relationship Management With Harold Gornbein
Jun 15, 2017 • 59 min
As technology continues to transform the dental industry, the world of insurance and credentialing has become increasingly complex. As a result, dentists are spending more and more of their valuable time trying to figure things out. And if we’re…
How To Create A Family Friendly Dental Practice With Dr. Darold Opp
Jun 7, 2017 • 57 min
One of the best parts about running the Start Your Dental Practice podcast is all the interesting opportunities that it has created for me, both personally and professionally. I get emails and phone calls from listeners all the time sharing their…
How To Transform Your Dental Practice Through Office Design With Cheryl Janis
May 31, 2017 • 54 min
There are many things that go into building a successful dental practice. Good marketing helps get patients in the door. A high-quality team makes sure things run smoothly. And delivering great service ensures your patients leave happy. But there’s…
Dental SEO That Works With Justin Morgan
May 24, 2017 • 47 min
We all know, getting on the front page of Google or Bing can have a huge impact on your business, especially when it comes to getting more patients in the chair. But how exactly can you improve your practices SEO? That’s not quite as clear. With no…
How to Grow Your Dental Practice to Six Million a Year in Collections
May 18, 2017 • 58 min
Anyone can grow a successful practice with the right strategy, attitude, and a little bit of luck. I truly believe that. But being a dentist is about more than just padding your pockets. It’s about service. It’s about community. It’s about…
How To Invest In Your 401K The Right Way If You’re A Dental Practice Owner With Tom Zgainer Part II
May 1, 2017 • 53 min
It turns out, many dentist practice owners need help getting their retirement plans in order, based on the incredible response we received from SYDP 75 with Tom Zgainer from America’s Best 401k. I received dozens of personal emails from SYDP…
How To Work Less While Still Growing Your Dental Practice With Justin Short
Apr 26, 2017 • 54 min
Do you count down the seconds on the clock until you can go home? Are you feeling burned out with all the work you’re putting into your dental practice? Do you feel like you have no time for anything else? If you’re like most dental practice…
Episode 77: Dental Practice Marketing - The Power of Patient Reviews With Dr. Shawn Van De Vyver
Apr 10, 2017 • 52 min
As a dental practice owner trying to grow your business, you’re always on the lookout for new ways to get patients in the door. But let’s be honest, with so many options, it can be just a little bit overwhelming. I’ve even experienced this…
How To Increase Your Recurring Revenue For Your Dental Practice With Dr. John Montoya
Apr 3, 2017 • 46 min
One of the hardest parts about running a dental practice is keeping a consistent revenue stream coming in month after month. Some months you might do great.. And the next month.. Not so much. This often leads to an incredible amount of stress and lost…
Crafting The Perfect Retirement Plan As A Dental Practice Owner with Tom Zgainer
Mar 27, 2017 • 52 min
As we say time and time again here at Start Your Dental Practice, building a successful practice is many years of hard work. And where there’s no shortage of tips and strategies to help take your practice to the next level.. There’s something that…
The Millennial Effect: How To Grow Your Dental Practice In A Millennial Focused World With Dr. Sullivan
Mar 20, 2017 • 49 min
You don’t need a dental CPA who runs a podcast to tell you that the world of dentistry is changing. And changing fast. New ways to market, constantly changing best practices, and an increasingly competitive landscape. And for the millennials who are…
Hiring, Culture, And Getting Things Done In Your Dental Practice With Ashlee Evans
Mar 13, 2017 • 46 min
As I’ve mentioned, on a few previous episodes of SYDP, I had the pleasure of speaking at and attending the Voices of Dentistry Podcast Event. It’s not often that I go to conferences that absolutely blow me away, but I can honestly say this was one…
How To Achieve Dental Success With Dr. Peter Boulden of BulletProof Dental
Mar 6, 2017 • 41 min
Everyone has their own reason for wanting to build a successful dental practice, and ultimately that reason is what keeps you pushing through, even when times get tough. Somedays you’ll be on top of the world, and others you’ll think about…
Disrupting The Dental World With Tiger Safarov
Feb 27, 2017 • 52 min
Dental. Supplies. No, I’m not trying to intentionally give you a headache or make your blood pressure immediately rise by mentioning those dreaded words. But.. if we’re being honest.. It’s no secret that finding the right supplies at the right…
Tracking The Right Numbers Effectively For Your Practice With Kevin Rossen
Feb 20, 2017 • 32 min
The tools and software you use to run your practice can either help enable you get more done.. Or make life needlessly complicated. For dentists, it’s often the latter. Fortunately, we’ve seen some incredible innovation in the dental tools and…
Delivering Wow With Dr. Anissa Holmes
Feb 13, 2017 • 46 min
Look. Running a successful dental practice is incredibly difficult. Day in and day out, you’re juggling marketing, budgets, growing your team.. and a million other things on your always expanding todo list. I get it. And yet… at the end of the…
Clinical Mastery With Dr. Mike DiTolla
Feb 8, 2017 • 52 min
As you may know, a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending the Voices of Dentistry event. It was easily one of the best events I’ve attended in recent memory, and I was fortunate to connect with some of the best in the business. Turns out,…
How To Buy A Dental Practice With Hunter Smith
Feb 3, 2017 • 43 min
There comes a time in the life of every dental practice when one practice just isn’t enough. Which brings you to the next logical step — expansion. Maybe acquiring your first (or yet another) practice has been on the top of your goals for 2017. Or…
How To Create A Budget That Works
Jan 27, 2017 • 55 min
Budgets. If we’re being honest, they don’t always have the reputation as the most “fun” topics in the world of dentistry. But a solid budget can make all the difference in keeping the lights on at the end of the day. The good…
The State of Dental Marketing
Jan 16, 2017 • 52 min
A strong marketing strategy is essential to get more patients in the door. You know that. But… unfortunately, with so many options out there, it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and stuck. Maybe you can relate. Instead of mastering the basics, you…
Voices of Dentistry With Alan Mead [Encore]
Jan 11, 2017 • 55 min
Note: This is an encore of with Dr. Alan Mead updated with time sensitive information about the event you won’t want to miss! If you want a weekend full of learning and connecting with the best of the best Voices of Dentistry is for you. We’ll…
Ground Marketing And Getting Patients In The Door With Michael Arias
Jan 2, 2017 • 40 min
Happy New Year SYDP fans! I hope the first few days of 2017 have gotten off to a great start! I’m honored to have you be a part of the SYDP community. Now look, if you’re like me, you’re probably feeling super excited at all the things you’re…
Cracking The SEO Code
Dec 26, 2016 • 56 min
A few weeks back, my wife and I were craving sushi and decided to turn to the all knowing Google for answers. I pulled out my iPhone and typed,“ Best sushi in Little Rock Arkansas.” Within seconds, we had dozens of places to choose from….
Why You Need A Strategic Plan
Dec 18, 2016 • 52 min
One of my favorite quotes by Benjamin Franklin is when he says “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” And yet.. Time and time again, when I talk with owners who are struggling to grow their practice, it almost always comes back to a…
Choosing The Right Location For Your Dental Practice
Dec 12, 2016 • 49 min
You can have the best staff in the world, deliver the best patient experience possible, and have the perfect marketing plan, and still struggle to grow your practice. How? By choosing the wrong location. Look, I get it. It’s not easy getting your…
Giving Back - The Power of Community And Purpose With Trent McCord
Nov 28, 2016 • 50 min
Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I know, I’m still recovering from all the delicious food I had. In addition to spending time with family and friends, I hope you were able to pause for just a few moments and celebrate everything you…
Recreating The Patient Experience with Dr. Cole Brenny
Nov 21, 2016 • 37 min
Time and time again, we talk about how important it is to execute if you want to run or grow a successful dental practice. Hard, smart work matters. But contrary to popular belief, you don’t have work 100 hour weeks to make things happen. In fact,…
Getting Paid: Mastering The Art of Accounts Receivable With Andy Cleveland
Nov 14, 2016 • 57 min
Cash. Is. Oxygen. In order to run a successful practice, not only do you have to provide exceptional service to your patients, you also have to master the art of collecting money. Here at Dentist Metrics, we talk all about marketing, branding, and…
The Big Game - Lifestyle And Dental Practice Success
Nov 7, 2016 • 50 min
We all have different reasons for wanting to start a dental practice. Maybe you’ve always had a passion for the dental industry. Or maybe you love making a difference in your patients lives. Or perhaps, you just love the challenge of building a…
Know Your Practice Numbers
Oct 31, 2016 • 51 min
One of my favorite guilty pleasures when winding down to relax, is to watch an episode of the hit the ABC T.V show Shark Tank. On the show, entrepreneurs from around the world go to the “tank” and pitch their businesses, hoping for one of…
Turning Stress Into Dental Success With Jen Butler
Oct 24, 2016 • 45 min
Is stress controlling your life? Chances are if you’re listening to this, you’re more than familiar with the stresses of everyday life. Student loans. Family obligations. Personal issues. Overcoming barriers with your practice. The list…
Barriers To Dental Practice Growth
Oct 17, 2016 • 49 min
A few weeks ago, I shared some of the best strategies, tips, and lessons I’ve learned from talking to hundreds of practice owners in various stages of their practice. It was without a doubt one of the most popular episodes on the Start Your…
How Call Tracking Can Transform Your Practice With Matt Prados
Oct 3, 2016 • 45 min
Whenever I talk with a practice who is struggling to get where they want to be… The first thing we look at is how they answer their phones. It’s deceptively simple, but can often make all the difference in the world. Listening to your phone calls…
Website Essentials For Your Dental Practice with Mike Pedersen
Sep 30, 2016 • 47 min
It’s no secret that virtually every potential patient for your practice spends hours online searching for the “perfect dentist” before picking up the phone. Taking your website seriously can truly be the difference between struggling month to…
Episode 50: Your Roadmap To Dental Practice Ownership With Dr. Richard Low
Sep 22, 2016 • 54 min
Running a dental practice is one of the most fulfilling things in the world. It’s also one of the toughest. Not to mention.. It can get a little lonely. Which is why I’m so passionate about building a community where practice owners can come…
Training Your Front Office Staff With Laura Hatch
Sep 16, 2016 • 44 min
The one thing that separates the just OK dental practice from the top performing dental practice — is a great front desk. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to get this right. New employees come and go. Front desk training is often neglected….
How To Start, Grow, & Maintain A Successful Dental Practice
Sep 9, 2016 • 54 min
Today’s show features a pioneer in dentistry and to dental podcasters. Dr. Alan Mead is the master behind Mead Family Dentistry and the widely known Dental Hacks Podcast. Dr. Mead grew up around his dad’s dental practice and quickly found his…
Dental Practice Fundamentals 101
Aug 31, 2016 • 44 min
Running a dental practice is hard. Every day you have thousands of things that are vying for your intention. And sometimes, in our desire to make things happen we neglect the the basics. Which is why I’m so excited to have Kerry Straine, the CEO of…
Identifying The Trends That Make Money In Dental Practices
Aug 24, 2016 • 41 min
I’m excited to share with you my findings from an analysis of the financials of 25 separate dental practices. The main purpose of this study was to see if I could find any commonalities between practices that were profitable and successful…
The Importance of Leadership In Your Practice
Aug 5, 2016 • 42 min
The right team can determine a practice’s success or failure. Having the right people to operate a business is key in ensuring that you are moving in the right direction. A leader is one who talks to his team, one who understands what is happening…
How To Get The Best Return On Your Marketing Dollars
Jul 21, 2016 • 50 min
Imagine for a moment that you’re standing in front of a future patient. But you’re not the only one there. You are joined by two other dentists who want the business just as much as you do. What will get that patient to choose you over your…
What Dental School Won’t Teach You About Your Finances With Dr. Tom Larkin
Jul 7, 2016 • 65 min
Owning a dental practice gives you the opportunity to make lots of money. But just as dental school doesn’t teach you the business side of dentistry, it also leaves out the financial literacy aspect. Building wealth will prove to be extremely…
Creating A Facebook Marketing Strategy That Works With Dr. Anissa Holmes
Jun 29, 2016 • 54 min
Marketing is an essential part to the success of your business. And although it can be a relatively large expense, it often yields poor results (or worse, can be a complete waste of money). For that reason, new marketing trends are often met with…
What Very Few Dentists Know About Building Wealth with Reese Harper
Jun 21, 2016 • 36 min
There are many reasons people get into dentistry. Without a doubt, one of those reasons is the opportunity to make lots of money. But in order to make lots of money, there’s a cost to pay: Student loans Business startup costs Payroll Let’s face…
Lessons From The Renaissance Man In Dentistry
Jun 16, 2016 • 63 min
When patients visit the dentist, they are typically there to address dental hygiene. Nonetheless, studies show that a person’s oral health may have a direct correlation with other potential health issues. This is but a small part of what today’s…
Marketing Insight From A Business, Dental Practice, And Franchise Owner
May 31, 2016 • 54 min
Owning a dental practice means you wear many hats (especially when you’re first getting started). As the owner, these are just some of the roles you play: Dentist Personnel Manager Marketing Director As you fill your dentist chair and get busier,…
Bringing The Disney Experience To Your Dental Practice
May 20, 2016 • 26 min
I felt inspired to do this episode after a trip to Disney World with my family. It was the end of tax season, and probably the most appropriate time for us to disconnect from the business and have fun as a family. We were there for 7 days and the…
The Best Accounting Software For A Dental Practice
May 2, 2016 • 29 min
Decisions are part of of every business…And with every decision made brings an outcome.The best way to get a desired outcome is being enabled to makean informed decision.This is where having the right processes come into place.In today’s episode,…
What Every Dentist Needs To Know (That You Won’t Learn In Dental School)
Apr 23, 2016 • 41 min
Dental school will teach you how everything there is to know about oral hygiene: Proper care of teeth Correctly use of dental instruments How to administer treatments But it won’t teach you how to run a business: How to manage…
How To Put Your Dental Startup On Auto-Pilot
Apr 16, 2016 • 59 min
As a dental practice owner, there are so many things you can be doing to grow your business…yet so little time. One of the beautiful things about technology is that you can put it to use even when you’re not working (or working on…
From Zero To Five Practices In Two Years
Apr 7, 2016 • 49 min
It can take months, if not years, for someone to decide that they’re finally ready to own a practice. Today’s guest will tell you that there’s no such thing as truly being “ready.” As soon as he graduated from dental…
The Three Steps To Growing Your Dental Practice
Mar 29, 2016 • 38 min
Most people will tell you that if you want to grow your dental practice, you need to get more patients. This might make sense at first. But while getting more patients is part of it, it shouldn’t be the priority. What good is it for you to…
Dental Practice Marketing Tactics That Work In The Modern Age
Mar 18, 2016 • 51 min
Dental equipment is constantly evolving, and your phone constantly rings with salespeople trying to get you to buy the latest technology. You don’t need all the latest bells and whistles to run a profitable business. But what you do need in…
How To Market Your Dental Practice (The Smart Way)
Mar 10, 2016 • 52 min
Having a successful dental practice comes down to one thing: Keeping your dental chair filled. Keep that chair filled week after week, year after year, and you’ll be profitable and have the opportunity to scale. An important key to having…
Building Long Term Wealth In And Out Of Your Dental Practice
Mar 5, 2016 • 66 min
When you open your own practice, there are things you must commit to: Long hours Hard work Sacrifice Sadly, one of the biggest regrets dentists have is putting so much into the business that they don’t enjoy life outside of the…
The Ambitious Dentist Mastermind
Feb 26, 2016 • 24 min
Every day I talk to consultants and dentists who are very good at what they do. And every day I realize more and more that there are many out there, like yourself, who can get tremendous value out of these ideas. I share many of these great ideas on…
How To Build A Culture In Your Dental Practice That Leads To Profit
Feb 19, 2016 • 54 min
When you’re starting your dental practice, there are some key things you need to look at: Finding a good location Knowing what equipment to buy Hiring the right people But so many dentists tend to overlook a powerful aspect of the…
Leveling Up: From Six Figure Practice to Seven Figure Powerhouse
Feb 14, 2016 • 61 min
Owning a business can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life. But along the journey come the not-so-fun moments: the failures. It’s easy to have a meltdown when the going gets tough. But those who push through the challenges reap the…
How To Hire The Best Talent For Your Dental Practice (Advice From a “Dental Titan”)
Feb 1, 2016 • 59 min
It’s one thing to know how to use a sickle probe. But knowing how to make your practice profitable is another. And to be profitable year after year, you’ll need to adapt to certain changes: Modern dental equipment New…
Lessons from the The Dental Attorney That Tells You What You Need to Hear (Even if it’s not what you want to hear)
Jan 28, 2016 • 75 min
You obviously chose to go into dentistry for a reason… And for a lot of aspiring dentists it’s because the field is still growing. Smart decision. Unfortunately, that makes plenty of people out in the wild look to exploit new (and…
Lessons In Hiring (And Firing) Your First Hygienist
Jan 14, 2016 • 58 min
In the dental business you have the good: Working with great patients Having a thriving business Building a team of incredible people And, just like in life, you have the “not-so-good”: Patients that push you to the…