How I Became a Practice Owner and Lessons Learned Along the Way with Ryan Lepore DMD

August 02, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Ryan LePore DMD

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Running Time: 63 minutes

The ultimate career goal for many Dentists it to become a practice owner. However, there are many younger Dentists who feel that practice ownership may be out of reach given their student loan debt and concerns about managing a practice. As inspiration, Gary wanted to bring a young Dentist on the Thriving Dentist Show who has successfully navigated the path to practice ownership early in his career.

In this Show, Gary and Ryan Lepore discuss how Ryan became a practice owner.

They discuss: what motivated Ryan to become a Dentist, Ryan’s experiences as an Associate Dentist in both a Corporate setting and Private Practice environment, tips on how to improve clinical speed, efficiency and diagnostic skills, how Ryan ultimately found the right practice to purchase, the lessons that Ryan has learned in his first year of practice ownership and the interview concludes with Ryan sharing some great CE resources that have been very helpful for Ryan. You will enjoy Ryan’s story and his genuine desire to help his colleagues!

Ryan’s email address:
ryanleporedmd@gmail.com

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How One Dentist Became Passionate About Lifesaving Dentistry with Hazel Glasper DDS

July 26, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Hazel Glasper DDS

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Running Time: 54 minutes

Dentistry is truly an amazing profession where you have the ability to change people’s lives every day. Not only do you have the ability to change lives with your knowledge, but you also have the ability to SAVE lives! In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Dr. Hazel Glasper to talk about lifesaving dentistry. Hazel was the recent winner of the Spotlight on Speaking competition at the Speaking/Consulting Network Conference. Gary was a judge in this competition as was so impressed with Hazel’s presentation that he wanted to bring her on as a guest on the podcast. In this interview Gary and Hazel discuss; The very personal story that caused Hazel to become passionate about the oral/systemic connection, how to get started with making the oral/systemic link a strong part of your practice, specific tips for the Dentist and Team Members to help patients value high quality dentistry and the interview concludes with a powerful discussion about Hazel’s ‘Teach Me Dental’ Movement where she is helping the public redefine their understanding of oral health. You will be moved by Hazel’s story and her passion to save lives will inspire you!

Hazel’s website:
drglasper.com

Hazel’s email address:
drglasper@gmail.com

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Excellent Front Office Systems with Laura Hatch

July 19, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 62 minutes

Systems are SO very important in a Thriving practice! In this Show Gary interview his friend Laura Hatch on Front Office Systems that are necessary for your practice to achieve full potential. In this interview, Gary and Laura discuss; the most important systems to have in place at the front desk, how to get started if you currently have no systems in place, how Laura developed a fee-for-service practice in the highly competitive area of San Diego, CA, the role that systems played in successfully developing a fee-for-service practice and specific steps that you can take today to reduce insurance dependency. Laura is passionate about helping Dentists and Team Members embrace systems in their practice and you’ll love way these systems lead to a thriving practice.

Laura’s website:
www.frontofficerocks.com

Laura’s email address:
laura@frontofficerocks.com

Link to Laura’s ‘White Paper’ on Reducing Insurance Dependency:
http://resources.frontofficerocks.com/outofnetwork

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Changes in the World of Dental CE with Elijah Desmond

July 12, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Elijah Desmond

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Running Time: 38 minutes

It is no coincidence that Dentists who take more CE have more successful practices. However, not all Dental CE is the same. Dental CE that provides excellent educational content in a unique location and networking opportunities with the speakers and attendees can be truly powerful learning experiences.

In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary invited his friend Elijah Desmond to share his thoughts on the changing world of dental CE. In this interview Gary and Elijah discuss; 3 major trends that are happening in the dental profession today and how Dentists can respond to these trends, why traditional dental conferences are struggling to remain relevant today, new CE opportunities for Dentists today, Elijah’s motivation to start a charity called ‘A Success Story for Kids’ with the mission of helping children realize their potential, Elijah’s Smiles at Sea Program and the interview concludes with announcing Gary as the featured speaker for the 2018 Smiles at Sea Alaska Cruise.

You will be inspired by Elijah and his commitment to truly make a difference in the world! Elijah’s website: www.elijahdesmond.com

Elijah’s Smiles at Sea website: www.smilesatsea.com

Elijah’s email address: elijah@basicdentistry.com

Elijah’s Facebook Group ‘Trapped in an Op’: https://www.facebook.com/groups/913379352015992/?ref=br_rs

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How to Achieve Your Next Level of Health and Wellness for all Dental Professionals with Dr. Uche Odiatu

July 05, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Uche Odiatu

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Running Time: 58 minutes

Dentistry is a very demanding profession both emotionally and physically. In order to achieve your full potential as a Dentist it is important for you to maintain a high level of health and fitness. Gary invited his friend and personal fitness and health Mentor, Dr. Uche Odiatu to share some tips on how to achieve your next level of health and wellness. In this interview Gary and Uche discuss; Tips to achieve a better life balance, the concept of ‘Health as the first Wealth’, the power of fruits & vegetables, the importance of A/H receptors, how black pepper aids in the absorption of nutrients, how to do a health and fitness re-boot if you have fallen off track, how food can be your medicine, specific foods that will feed your brain, facts and science about healthy fats and a host of other great tips that you can use TODAY to increase your health and Wellness. You deserve to be as healthy as possible and you will absolutely Love the passion that Uche has to share health and wellness information!

Amazon link for Uche’s book: The Miracle of Health: Simple Solutions, Extraordinary Results

Link to Kary and Uche’s Facebook page

Link to Uche on Twitter

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