A KPI to Measure Case Acceptance with Weston Lunsford

August 26, 2015  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 53 minutes

If you are a regular listener to the Thriving Dentist Show you know that Gary loves KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators). The numbers never lie and KPI’s are critical for you to truly understand the performance of your practice. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Weston Lunsford and discovered that he and Weston share a passion for KPI’s. In this interview Gary and Weston discuss why Dentists need to understand how to measure case acceptance, why your case acceptance KPI is one of the most important metrics to understand in your practice, how to effectively measure case acceptance today and they discuss a really cool tool that Weston and his Team has developed called your ‘Case Effectiveness Score’. You will love how this information helps you better understand the performance of your practice!

Weston’s website: www.dentalintel.com

Weston’e email address: weston [at] dentalintel [dot] com

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Prudent Practices for the Business of Dentistry with Jill Kring Carter

August 19, 2015  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 55 minutes

Most of you know that Gary strongly encourages his clients to build s strong perio therapy component of their hygiene departments. This is a win/win strategy that benefits the patient and practice alike. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Jill Kring Carter on a variety of topics related to the business of dentistry including the importance to building a strong perio therapy component. In this Show, Gary and Jill discuss the reality that many practices ignore perio therapy, the statistics that point to perio disease being an epidemic today, how to help the patient ‘own’ their dental problems, the case for assisted hygiene, how to pay your hygienist and we finish the interview with a great conversation about the changing world of obtaining financing for Dentists today. You will benefit greatly from Jill’s passion and experience in dentistry!

Jill’s website: www.PracticePrudence.com

Jill’s Email address: practiceprudence [@] gmail [dot] com

Jill’s article in Dental Products Report: ‘How Should I Pay My RDH?’:

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The Role of the Team to Articulate Authentically with Ideal Patients with Kristine Hodsdon

August 12, 2015  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 55 minutes

The role of the team in a thriving practice is absolutely critical! A common denominator in all world-class dental practices is a team that is all working together in concern toward commonly defined goals and objectives. In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Kristine Hodsdon on the role of the team to communicate effectively with ideal patients. Kristine is the founder of Dental Influencers, a firm that is committed to helping develop women leaders in healthcare. She is also the director of RDH eVillage, which is the largest online newsletter for hygienists with a subscription base of over 57,000. You will LOVE Kristine’s message and her passion to help her colleagues!

Kristine’s website: www.kristineahodsdon.com

Kristine’s email address: kristineahodsdon [at] gmail [dot] com

RDH eVillage: www.dentistryiq.com/newsletter/rdh-evillage.html

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The Role of Your CPA in a Thriving Practice with Haden Werhan

August 05, 2015  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 45 minutes

Your advisory team should include a CPA and Financial Planner that has experience working with Dental Clients. Dentists have some unique challenges that are best navigated by a team of advisors that have experience with Dentists and understand the unique needs of the dental profession. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Haden Werhan on the role of a CPA in a Thriving Practice. In this Show, Gary and Haden discuss; why Haden started working with Dentists, why it is important to work with a CPA who has experience with Dentists, why tax planning and financial planning need to be coordinated, the future of section 179 deductions, wealth protection strategies, the Academy of Dental CPA’s, and why Haden finds so much fulfillment working with the Dentists. This will be the most interesting interview you will ever hear on the topic of accounting!

Haden’s website: www.twdadvisors.com

Haden’s email address: haden [at] twdadvisors [dot] com

Haden’s Blog: www.wealthextractions.com

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The 60% Profit Practice with Dr. Jonathan Afshari

July 29, 2015  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 59 minutes

Practice profitability continues to rise at alarming levels. A recent study reported that the average solo General Dentist practice had 74% overhead! If that is the case for you, then you are working too hard for too little. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Dr. Jonathan Afshari on the topic of the low overhead practice. Jonathan is a self-made young Dentist who own 4 practices all built on the low overhead model. While Jonathan’s practices are low overhead, he takes pride in delivering quality treatment with excellent patient service. In this interview, Gary and Jonathan discuss; specific cost savings hacks and ninja tricks to lower overhead, the role that technology plays in the low overhead practice, how automation is an important key to a low overhead practice and how all of this leads to a quality lifestyle. Jonathan was kind enough to share a pdf document with listeners of the Thriving Dentist Show titled, ’10 Ways to Save $10,000 in a Dental Practice’ that you will find of great value as you reduce your overhead.

Link to receive the pdf document titled;
’10 Ways to Save $10,000 in a Dental Practice’
simply enter your email address on this site: www.smarterdentist.com

Collectively, these tips will save you over $100,000! THANKS Jonathan!

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