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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Top 5 Reasons Patients Choose a Dentist with Fred Joyal

April 19, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Fred Joyal

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Running Time: 52 minutes

As a best-selling Author, Speaker and Thought Leader, Fred Joyal knows more about the dental consumer mindset than anyone on the planet! Recently, his company did a survey of over 3,000 people to find out the Top 5 Reasons Patients Choose a Dentist.

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In this Show Gary and Fred discuss these Top 5 Reasons and how you can apply this information to improve your marketing results. You have often heard Gary say; the data doesn’t lie! This concept certainly applies in this Thriving Dentist Show. The consumers have spoken and you would be wise to listen very closely to the reasons they choose a Dentist. You’ll enjoy the dialogue between Fred and Gary and more importantly, you’ll benefit by getting in the mind of dental consumers.

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Lessons on Leadership and Business Building with Robert Hayman

April 12, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Robert Hayman Discus Dental

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Running Time: 57 minutes

Gary invited one of his Mentors to be a guest on this Thriving Dentist Show. Robert Hayman has been an inspiration and Mentor to Gary for many years. Robert was the Co-Founder of Discus Dental, the company that created Zoom! Whitening. In 1993, Robert and Dr. Bill Dorfman banded together to create Discus Dental. Their goal was to provide innovative products and services to the Dental Profession and make dentistry ‘cool’ in the mind and eyes of consumers. They started with a $40,000 investment and ultimately developed Discus Dental into a $200 Million Company. In this Show Gary and Robert discuss; The idea behind Discus Dental, how they turned adversity into a strength, the 3 rules you must follow for a partnership to work, why ‘Culture’ must be the #1 priority for every Leader, lessons on entrepreneurship and the importance of giving back and the interview concludes with a discussion of what Robert is up to these days including his re-entry into the dental profession. There are so many positive things to take away from this interview!

Robert on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/robert.hayman.790

Website for Robert’s Real Estate Development Company:
www.haymanproperties.com

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The Power of Relationships, Courage and Passion with the Dentists of The Life and Dentistry Podcast

April 05, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 49 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews six young Dentists just about to start their careers. The six Dentists are the founders of The Life and Dentistry Podcast and they are; Dr. Cole Hackett, Dr. Daniel DelaCruz, Dr. John Wesley Halliburton, Dr. Scotty Blanchard, Dr. Joe Blalock and Dr. Matthew Whitson. Two of these Dentists bought their first practice in their third year of Dental School! In this Show, Gary and his Guests discuss; The importance of having a network of supportive friends, how two Dentists bought a practice while still in Dental School, a discussion of the various career paths in dentistry, the importance of setting goals high enough, when a GPR might make sense and how to identify the best GPR, the path from Associate to Owner, why Gary is such a fan of owning your own practice, how to navigate speed bumps in your career, the difference between abundance and scarcity thinking, the importance of thinking about your legacy and the interview concludes with a great discussion on the importance of maintaining strong friendships throughout your career!

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https://twitter.com/lifeanddent

Link to The Life and Dentistry Podcast on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/lifeanddentistry/

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