The Case for Dental Implants in a Thriving Practice with Leslie Icenogle

October 29, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 52:11 min

In a recent Thriving Dentist Show, Dr. Howard Farran made a point about expanding the services you offer your patients as an excellent practice building strategy in today’s economy. Howard is absolutely right! Dental Implants have been important part of Gary’s practice since the beginning and are becoming even more important today. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Leslie Icenogle about how to develop the implant component of your practice and why the team approach will produce the best results. Leslie has over 30 years of experience helping Dentists develop the implant component of their practice. In this interview Gary and Leslie discuss; The huge opportunity today regarding dental implants, how to get started, why the team approach is so important, specific things to do to get your entire team on board and how to overcome the common stumbling blocks. Dental Implants represent a growth opportunity for every practice and this Show will help you achieve your Dental Implant potential.

Leslie’s website: www.TeamImplants.com

Leslie’s email address: Leslie@TeamImplants.com

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5 Tips to Reduce Hygiene Cancellations and No-Shows

October 22, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 48:48 min

If your office is experiencing a high percentage of hygiene cancellations or no-shows please know that you are not alone! It seems like hygiene cancellations and no-shows have become an epidemic. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary provides 5 specific tips that will dramatically reduce your hygiene cancellations and no-shows. Gary has used these tips in his own practice as well as in Takacs Learning Center client offices with impressive results. In his own practice, Gary has seen his unfilled hygiene appointments metric drop to as low as 3% through the application of the 5 tips provided in this Show! Here’s to your success!

Gary’s email (for Guest and Show topic recommendations): gary@takacslearningcenter.com

LEAP website: www.LEAPFoundation.com

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Maximize Your Energy with Dr. Uche Odiatu

October 15, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 1:2:44 min

Dentistry is hard work! Taking care of your patients can be very demanding from a physical and emotional perspective. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Uche Odiatu on how you can maximize your energy for optimum results. If you are a regular listener of the Thriving Dentist Show, you will recognize Dr. Uche Odiatu. In addition to being a full time practicing Dentist, Uche is a frequent speaker at dental conferences and he holds three advanced fitness certifications. Uche’s previous interviews on the Thriving Dentist Show have been been some of the most downloaded Shows. In this interview, Gary and Uche discuss why the quantity and quality of your sleep is so important, the relationship of quality sleep and human growth hormone, specific strategies to improve the quality of your sleep, nutrition tips to maximize your energy, and how the proper mindset in your practice will produce maximum energy in your practice.

Dr. Uche Odiatu Website: www.fitdentist.com

Dr. Uche Odiatu email address: info@fitdentist.com

Uche on Facebook: www.facebook.com/odiatu

Uche on Twitter: twitter.com/Fitspeakers

 
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Latest Advances in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry with Dr. Ross Nash

October 08, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 57:40 min

One of the coolest parts of our wonderful profession is helping patients have the smile of their dreams. The look on a patient’s face when they first see their new smile is so rewarding and for many people this is truly a life changing experience. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Ross Nash about the latest advances in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Nash has been a leading educator in the world of cosmetic dentistry since the early days of the ‘cosmetic revolution’ in dentistry and he has trained thousands of Dentists in the latest techniques. In this interview, Gary and Dr. Nash discuss the history and evolution of cosmetic materials, the difference between cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry, what’s popular today and why and the interview concludes with a great tip from Dr. Nash on proper case selection. You will LOVE Dr. Nash’s wisdom, humility and passion for helping his colleagues!

Dr. Nash Website:  www.thenashinstitute.com

Dr. Nash email address:  rosswnashdds@aol.com

 

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Are Your Controlling Inventory Costs or Are They Controlling You? with Kim Bleiweiss

October 01, 2014  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 50:34 min

It has become much more difficult for Dentists to control practice overhead to appropriate levels. If you are a regular listener to the Thriving Dentist Show you likely know that Gary’s goal for your practice overhead is no higher than 60%. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Kim Bleiweiss on the topic of controlling your inventory costs. This is a very important topic because many Dentists are wasting money by carrying too much inventory or losing money because very expensive inventory is expiring on the shelf. In this interview Gary and Kim discuss why an inventory control system is so important, an appropriate budget for inventory expenses, common inventory mistakes and how to avoid them, the benefits and features of the inventory system that Kim developed and how an inventory control system will bring you peace of mind and improved profitability.

Kim’s websites:  www.leandentalsolutions.com and                                                           www.ghmouse.com

Kim’s email address:   kim@ghmouse.com

 

 

 

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