The Cheeky Dentist Show

The Cheeky Dentist Show
Create a rewarding, profitable, fun dental practice while living the life you’ve envisioned with systems that build teams and fortunes. Real world, no nonsense, straight talk that works. Rachel is systematic, candid and insightful, helping you create the practice you deserve and lifestyle you love.

How To Have A Top Class Dental Team
Sep 14 • 32 min
Having the right team will support you to be able to focus on your dentistry while they take care of the day to day in the office. Having team players who are professional and who share in your vision and your goals is the key for taking your practice…
Your Vision and Why
Aug 10 • 31 min
Sharing your vision regularly with your team helps you to know what is healthy for your business and what is not. It allows you to instantly recognise when ‘decay’ has set in. Having a clear vision steers you back on track and holds everything together so…
How To Create Loyal Dental Patients With Great Customer Service
Jul 13 • 43 min
Put yourself in your patients’ shoes - they are often feeling nervous and anxious and going to be in some level of discomfort and very vulnerable. How you and your team are with them and how you make them feel will determine whether they keep coming back…
How to market your dental office without breaking the bank
Jun 15 • 32 min
Marketing or advertising your dental office does not need to be costly or time consuming. But without it, it will be costing you money, if people don’t know you exist and what you offer then you are wasting opportunities to bring in new patients to your…
Half Empty Half Full Dentistry In Covid-19
Apr 28 • 25 min
In this episode Dr Rachel Hall The Cheeky Dentist explores: • How can we take this situation and come out on top • What opportunities are there for you practice • What approach do we need to take to generate new dental patients • How to plan for the worst…
Great Dentist Bad Business Person?
Apr 14 • 8 min
As dentist we have amazing attention to detail and that’s what makes you so great as clinician. But that attention to detail may be getting in your way when it comes to being the CEO and owner of your dental business. In this episode I explain why its…
Common Mistakes Dentists Make
Apr 7 • 9 min
Today I’m going to share the 8 top mistakes I see dentists making when it comes to running their practice as a business. And yes I will admit I’ve made a few of these errors in my time too. I’ll also tell you how to avoid them so you can save time, money…
Calm or Chaos - What Are You Creating?
Mar 31 • 30 min
If you don’t want a stressful chaotic dental practice then you must get organised, systemised, communicate well, have a plan and an ideal day vision and then to the best of your ability work as a team to make that happen. In this episode of The Cheeky…
Burnout In Dentistry
Mar 24 • 15 min
To get to and through dental school you were an over achiever you knew how to study and work hard get it all done and then some. But this pushing and over reaching can carry on through out your dental career and lead to burnout. Burnout is serious - in…
What is Getting in Your Way of Being a Successful Dentist
Mar 10 • 26 min
Happiness is an inside job. You are totally in charge of how you feel and how you either respond or react to life. If you can work on feeling more at one with yourself inside this will have a great impact on your life and your dental office. Listen to the…
What Lights You Up?
Mar 3 • 28 min
I want to ask what lights you up, what makes you feel on fire, like your life has purpose and meaning. I want you to stop being a dentist for a moment and consider what is freedom for you and how your dental practice can work to support you have that life…
Dentist Learn How To Lead Your Dental Team
Feb 25 • 16 min
One of the biggest complaints that I hear from dentists is their team won’t follow and the biggest complaint I hear from the team is that they lack leadership and direction from their dentist. Doctor is stressed and doing too much, the team want more time…
Do you know if you are being stretched too thin?
Feb 18 • 33 min
Whether you work well over a 40 hour work week, have young children under your feet, are having to orchestrate both of these worlds, or are overwhelmed with something totally different, how do you know when too much is too much?
Lead Yourself and Your Dental Team With Clarity
Feb 17 • 27 min
Many managers, business owners and dentists think leadership begins with others. Leadership is about others but it actually begins with you. If things aren’t going as you hoped, look at yourself. The answer begins with you, not others. Humility rules! Let…
How Trying Something New Is Good for Business and for You
Feb 11 • 22 min
As dentists our jobs require us to regularly perform the same set of tasks. While routine allows us to master skills or become experts, it can also hinder our growth and our willingness to try something new. As a business owner and a coach, I spend the…
Get The Yes To More Dentistry
Feb 4 • 32 min
No of us one likes to hear the word “no.” Being rejected feels awful and eventually it seems easier to only present the small obvious stuff to get the yes rather than risking another no. The issue with this is, you can trick yourself that you have a great…
What Makes A Fortunate Dentist
Jan 28 • 25 min
I believe you must focus on four aspects of your dental practice to improve production, team morale, your ability to lead and provide a patient experience that works – and works consistently every time. The Four Foundations of Dental Practice are:…
The Challenges of Dental Leadership
Jan 21 • 32 min
Dentists we need a well-trained team to take our practices to the next level. And here comes another big issue because you’re so busy drilling teeth and managing the business you have little to no time to train your team. This is one of the main reasons…
Create A Million Dollar Dentist Mindset
Jan 14 • 22 min
You need to see yourself as a million dollar dentist and believe it is possible. And to do so you must change what you are doing day to day because the behaviours that you’re acting upon today are not enough to get you where you want to go.
Set Goals That Work For Your Dental Practice
Jan 7 • 32 min
What are your top 3 desires for your dental practice? What do you want to achieve in the next 12 months? Where would you like to be in 3 years, 10 years? Do your goals move you toward your bigger picture on they on track with your vision and plans?
How To Be A Happy Dentist
Jan 1 • 24 min
In life I don’t do things that I don’t enjoy and I focus on the things that give me satisfaction… So why do things differently in our career or dental office. Working in a way that is dissatisfying and doing things we are not very skilled at is a recipe…
Thriving Habits For Dentists
Dec 24, 2019 • 32 min
We are going to take a look at your current habits to see what’s working and what’s holding you back. I’ll uncover the habits of successful people and brainstorm ways to introduce these into your life and why you need to if you want to have a profitable…
The 6 Biggest Challenges Facing Dental Businesses
Dec 17, 2019 • 37 min
There are more dental offices than ever before and with the rise of the corporate giants its hard to compete when you are essentially a one man band small business. In this show I’ll expose the 6 biggest challenges dentists face in business and how to…
It’s All in Your Mind - Dental Practice Success
Dec 10, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode I share what you can do to shift the way you think that will lead to massive growth and change in you practice.
Dentists, We Must Delegate or Die
Dec 3, 2019 • 29 min
How can you make you practice more successful and make your life easier? This is a simple and straightforward strategy but one that gives incredible leverage. And this is where you get to use you team rather than carry your team especially if you feel…
Assumptions stop you from reaching your potential as a dentist
Nov 26, 2019 • 24 min
Let’s look at how having a fixed mindset vs being able to make a mindshift can transform the way you do dentistry, lead your team, make decision for your business and reach success.
How to improve case acceptance in seconds
Nov 19, 2019 • 38 min
In this episode I share some tips I’ve learned that build trust and rapport really quickly that you can apply to your new patient exams and case presentations and see your case acceptance improve by nailing the first few seconds of meeting your patient.
Expert Advice For Increasing Case Acceptance
Nov 12, 2019 • 43 min
Empty holes in your schedule, not enough patients saying yes to treatment?? Want to see growth in your dental practice?? Then let’s talk about how to 10x Your Case Acceptance Increasing your case acceptance and treatment Planning skills is ‘the’, fastest…
6 Lessons I’ve Learnt From Dentistry
Nov 5, 2019 • 55 min
After nearly 27 years in dentistry, I have learned a few things that have been able to accelerate my dental practice and allow me to have a great life. Here are six lessons that I would like to share with you.
What To Do When You Feel Stuck In Your Dental Practice
Oct 29, 2019 • 40 min
Action creates momentum that leads to success. Expand your horizons, surround yourself with successful people. Passion creates energy. Make decisions and then take action. Be patient to get results and keep doing what you need to do.
Do You Need More New Dental Patients?
Oct 22, 2019 • 30 min
New Patients Is That Really The Answer To Being A Successful Dentist? I was just thinking, what does it take to be successful at dentistry and look, if you ask a lot of people, ask a lot of coaches or you read articles or dental business books, they just…
How To Hit Your Goals In Dentistry
Oct 15, 2019 • 35 min
Hitting Your Dentistry Goals Starts With Your Big WHY I am going to give you some tools, tips and techniques to enable you to take your dental office from good to great. To help you hit your goals in dentistry.
Procrastination Will Kill Your Dental Practice
Oct 8, 2019 • 25 min
Dental boss procrastination is killing your dental practice… We look at the to do list and we know we have stuff that needs to get done, important stuff, stuff that matters. And yet procrastination takes over, in its many forms and guises.
Confessions Of A Cheeky Dentist - I Have A Secret Addiction
Oct 1, 2019 • 35 min
I have a confession to make, I’m an addict – that’s right I have a consuming addiction that tends to get out of control. I am a serial offender – I can’t get enough – I just love books!
Do You Hide In Your Dental Office? Have you ever hid in your office?
Sep 24, 2019 • 22 min
I used to and some days I still want to, even now, especially when things are tough… Here I was hiding in my office, my desk was pilled up with charts, bills and letters I needed to deal with. All I wanted to do was lock my door and put a big do not…
Is Your Dental Front Office Team Working To Get New Patients
Sep 17, 2019 • 47 min
Do you know how your phone is answered or how your team greets new patients? Are your marketing dollars being wasted at Hello? Is your customer service (lack of) putting off patients before they have even met you Doctor?
How To Tell If Your Dental Marketing Is Attracting New Patients
Sep 10, 2019 • 29 min
Before you start any dental marketing campaign or engage a marketing company at great expense there are some things you need to know first.
Dentists A Lack Of Systems Is Costing You A Fortune
Sep 3, 2019 • 39 min
If I told you there was a way to become more efficient, more productive, increase team engagement and retention, have happy satisfied patients and have more freedom – would you want to know what it is?
How To Rock Your New Patient Exam For Better Case Acceptance
Aug 27, 2019 • 27 min
As dentists we are obsessed by getting more new patients and new patient numbers and with good reason…. For our practices to grow we need new clients coming through the doors and into our chairs and be performing more new patient exams.
What to focus on to increase production
Aug 21, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode I will share what numbers to track and what areas of your dental practice and new patient experience you need to hone in on so you can be more productive and profitable.
Dentists This One thing Is Harming Your Dental Practice
Aug 14, 2019 • 28 min
Are you micromanaging the life out of your dental practice? Being a control freak and trying to do and manage everything in your practice is bad for morale, your stress levels and your business. In this episode I get very real and raw - yes I was a…
Increase Your Case Acceptance by Changing this ONE Thing!
Aug 7, 2019 • 38 min
We all face the same challenges in business and in our dental practices. That means there are solutions that can help you improve your practice and your case acceptance.
Is Fear Standing In Your Way
Jul 31, 2019 • 52 min
Fear of failure, getting it wrong, looking stupid, being successful - are these getting in the way of you living your life on your terms.
Dental School Didn’t Teach Me This!
Jul 24, 2019 • 27 min
In this episode, I explore the business side of dentistry in many of my episodes but are business skills all that stand between your success or failure in dental practice. What’s the importance of: Goals and team effort Personal growth Clear expectations…
How To Create An A Grade Dental Team
Jul 17, 2019 • 37 min
Your team is like the heart of your business. If the arteries get blocked with poor attitudes, bad behaviors, laziness or incompetency the heart gets damaged and causes pain, which needs immediate attention.
How to increase profit and production in dentistry
Jul 7, 2019 • 53 min
In this episode we’ll discuss money. Money is not the root of all evil. For your business to be successful you need consistent, reliable cashflow and profits. What are you financial goals? What is your break even point Do you understand your overheads…
Your Self-Belief Strategy To Boost Performance and Production
Jul 2, 2019 • 46 min
Your Self-Belief Strategy To Boost Performance and Production Self-belief will take you from knowing what to do to actually doing it. The difference between people who get results and those that don’t is that they believe in themselves and the process so…
Dentists, Do You Secretly Hate Dentistry?
Jun 26, 2019 • 34 min
Dentists Do You Secretly Hate Dentistry? Watch out I’m going to get real and raw and hit some home truths. These are the things we don’t openly discuss but they are real, they affect us all at some point or stage in our dental practice ownership journey.…
Why You Must Have Systems In Dentistry
Jun 26, 2019 • 12 min
Why You Must Have Systems In Dentistry Systems may seem boring or like a lot of hard work but without systems you are going to have stress and chaos in your dental practice everyday. And I don’t want you to be stressed, I want you to have fun!
How to get new patients from the phone to the dental chair
Jun 26, 2019 • 46 min
In this episode discover what takes a caller from the phone to the dental chair and what is it that sets practices apart.
INTRO to the Cheeky Dentist Podcast
Jun 23, 2019 • 16 min
Create a rewarding, profitable, fun dental practice while living the life you’ve envisioned with systems that build teams and fortunes. Real world, no-nonsense, straight talk that works. Rachel is systematic, candid and insightful, helping you create the…