365 Days of Social Media Posts for Dentistry with Rachel Mele

May 24, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Rachel Mele

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Running Time: 61 minutes

Social Media can be a very effective means of connecting with your patients and with potential patients in your community. However, many Dental Professionals run out of ideas on what to post. Rest easy, this Thriving Dentist Show will provide you with solutions! In this Show Gary interviews his friend Rachel Mele about her book; 365 Days of Social Posts for Dentistry. In this interview Gary and Rachel discuss; What inspired Rachel to write the book, the one tip that every dental practice can use to improve their use of social media, a discussion of the types of dental posts that get the most likes, comments and shares, the concept of ‘Dental Holidays’ and why these MUST be included in your posting activity and the biggest mistakes Dentists make in regards to social media and how to avoid them. The interview concludes with a discussion of Oral Cancer Cause and why Rachel is donating 100% of the proceeds of book sales to this amazing non-profit project! You will love this interview and Rachel’s passion for the dental profession.

Rachel’s website:
http://www.rachelmele.com

Link to order Rachel’s book; 365 Days of Social Posts for Dentistry
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Link to follow Rachel and her book on Facebook

Rachel’s email address: rachel@rachelmele.com

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Lessons from Disney on Creating an Amazing Patient Experience with Travis Frederickson

May 17, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Travis A Frederickson

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Running Time: 70 minutes

Developing an amazing patient experience is an important element of creating a thriving dental practice. The sad reality is that most patient experiences in a dental office are mediocre at best. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Travis Frederickson on the concept of using Disney as an example of how to create an amazing patient experience. Travis literally wrote the book on this subject when he wrote: The Patient Experience: 4 Lessons from Disney to Dentistry. In this interview Gary and Travis discuss: How the concept of Disney and Dentistry came together for Travis, the biggest take-away from the link between Disney and Dentistry, the concept of Vision and why this is so important in dentistry, the Disney approach to ‘Service Recovery’ and how to respond when things go wrong and other great tips from the Disney Institute. You will really enjoy Travis’ passion for Disney and Dentistry and the unique perspective that that link can provide to your dental practice!

Travis’ website:
www.c4practiceservices.com

Travis’ email address:
travis@c4practiceservices.com

If you are interested in attending a course on Disney & Dentistry at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA in the fall of 2017 please send Gary an email to gary@takacslearningcenter.com with the Subject Line: Disney

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Digital Gateway: Solutions for Success in 2017 and Beyond with Dr. Mark Morin

May 10, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Dr. Mark Morin

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Running Time: 59 minutes

The Dental Profession is experiencing radical changes as a result of a variety of market forces. Sadly, the profession is dividing into those who are struggling and those who are Thriving! In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Mark Morin on how to thrive in these changing times. Gary and Mark discuss; Specific factors impacting the dental profession today and how to successfully navigate these changes, how Mark has been able to thrive in an area of the country (Detroit) that has been devastated economically, the specific technology that Mark feels is a ‘Must Have’ today, the biggest mistakes that Dentists make with technology, how to use technology to grow your practice, how to calculate ROI on technology, why you need to know about Section 199 in the tax code and the specific technology Mark suggests you start with if you are a new Dentist and the technology Mark recommends if you are an experienced Dentist.

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Mark’s website:
www.drmarkmorin.com

Mark’s email address:
drmorin@earthlink.net

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How to Use Patient Seminars to Attract Dental Implant and Other High-Value Patients with Dr. Scott Westermeier and Maria Miecyjak

May 03, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Patient Seminars for Dental Implants

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Running Time: 59 minutes

Developing a marketing plan to consistently attract high-value new patients is an important project for any thriving practice. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friends Dr. Scott Westermeier and Maria Miercyjak on their story of how they have developed a marketing strategy to consistently bring in dental implant patients and other high-value dentistry to their Buffalo, New York area practice. Their strategy is to provide patient education seminars in their area to educate potential patients about the benefits of dental implants and other significant services. In this interview, Gary, Scott and Maria discuss; How they came up with plan, the challenges, successes and lessons they have learned over the past 9 years of implementing this strategy, how they have created a step-by-step blueprint and how this strategy has propelled their practice to be in the top 1/2 of 1% of practices nationwide.

Scott and Maria’s website:
www.theempoweredpractice.com
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5 Proven Tips to Eliminate Hygiene Cancellations and No-Shows

April 26, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Dentistry ROCKS!

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Running Time: 48 minutes

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The #1 practice management problem in dentistry today is hygiene department cancellations and no-shows. In some offices, hygiene no-shows are an absolute epidemic! In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary shares five specific strategies to radically reduce your hygiene department cancellations and no-shows. These are proven tips that Gary has used in his own practice and in his client offices around the country with success. By applying these five strategies you will reduce your expenses, fill more hygiene appointments and train your patients to keep their appointments!

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