Live Dental Conferences are NOT Dead! with Steve Parker

February 28, 2018  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

Dental CE is changing today! There are many new formats that Dentists can use today to consume continuing education including digital courses, webinars, journal articles and virtual events among other options. While these new formats are convent and efficient there still is a place for live Conferences. Gary invited his friend Steve Parker on the Thriving Dentist Show to discuss the changing world of dental CE and to share his thoughts on what makes a live Conference successful. In this interview, Gary and Steve discuss; The unique benefits of live Conferences, three elements of a successful live Conference, what attendees want when considering attending a live event, how to get the most out of attending live Conferences and when attending digital and virtual events make more sense. The interview concludes with a discussion about the upcoming Profitable Dentist Conference in Orlando, FL where Gary will be a featured speaker.

Steve’s website:
http://www.theprofitabledentist.com

Link to register for the The Profitable Dentist Conference, April 27-28 Orlando, FL https://www.myeidonline.com/store/p163/17DRE

Steve’s email address:
steve@theprofitabledentist.com

Link to the Thriving Dentist Show interview with Dr. Craig Spodak:
‘The Model of a Single Location Dental Practice that Produces $10M+ per year Driven by a Noble Cause’
http://bit.ly/2xOAUJx

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The Latest Advances in Regenerative Dentistry, Stem Cell Research & the Future of Dentistry with Dr. Vitor Neves

February 21, 2018  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

The advances that are happening in dentistry are nothing short of amazing! We are able to help patients in ways that simply were not possible even just a few years ago, and the future gets even more amazing. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary invited his friend, Dr. Vitor Neves to share the latest research on regenerative dentistry, stem cell research and the future of dentistry. Vitor is a qualified Dentist in the UK and Brazil and is completing his PhD in regenerative dentistry at King’s College London. In this Show Gary and Vitor discuss; Vitor’s background including his influence from both his Mother and Father who are Dentists in Brazil, the latest stem cell research demonstrating how stem cells in dental pulp can be modulated to increase dentin repair, how research will eventually result in knowledge that can be applied in practice, a path to follow for those interested in a career in research, the current state of regenerative dentistry and where these advances are likely headed and throughout the interview Vitor shares his perspective on the future of dentistry and what our amazing profession might look like in the next 25-50 years. Spoiler alert; Vitor shares his optimistic perspective that the future of dentistry will just keep getting better! If you like science, you will LOVE this interview.

Vitor’s website:
http://www.drvitorneves.com

Vitor’s email address:
dr.nevesvitor@gmail.com

Connect with Vitor on LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/v%C3%ADtor-c-m-neves-5aba5557/

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How to Lead with Impact with Manley Feinberg

February 14, 2018  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 75 minutes

Gary gets the opportunity to meet many speakers at Conferences where he is speaking throughout the year. This past year Gary met Manley Feinberg, the Keynote Speaker for the Speaking Consulting Network Conference. Manly is Speaker, Business Leader, Author and world-class Mountain Climber. He uses his experiences as a climber to provide leadership lessons. Manley’s presentation at SCN was absolutely amazing and Gary knew that the listeners to the Thriving Dentist Show would benefit greatly from Manley’s lessons on how to lead with impact! In this Show Gary and Manley discuss: The content in Manley’s best selling book; Reach Your Next Summit! 9 Vertical Lessons for Leading with Impact, how to decide if your project is worth it, how to convert insight into action, the powerful concept of how visibility drives velocity, why you need a group of people to connect with on a regular basis, why it is so important to surround yourself with incredible partners and things to think about when leaving your legacy. You will thoroughly enjoy this interview and the stories and lessons provided by Manley!

Manley’s website:
http://www.verticallessons.com

Amazon Link for Manley’s Book;
Reaching Your Next Summit! 9 Vertical Lessons for Leading with Impact https://www.amazon.com/dp/1941870686/

Link to connect with Manley on LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/manleyf/

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The Psychology of Marketing with Naren Arulrajah

February 07, 2018  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 60 minutes

This Thriving Dentist interview is all about the psychology of marketing. Robert Cialdini is considered by many experts to be the one of the greatest marketing authorities of all time. He has written two New York Times best selling books; Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion and Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade. Gary has been a student of Robert Cialdini for many years and he is thrilled to bring Naren Arulrajah as his guest on this Thriving Dentist Show episode. Naren has successfully applied the concepts of Robert Cialdini to the dental profession. In this Show, Gary and Naren discuss; Robert Cialdini’s 6 principles of persuasion, how these principles relate to social proof, the concept of pre-suasion and how to specifically apply pre-suasion techniques to grow a dental practice, how to create a culture of reciprocity among your patients, the four core concepts of time, money, purpose & relationships and how these concepts relate to your marketing plan. You will really appreciate how Naren has adapted these timeless concepts to the dental profession!

Link to Naren’s The Growing Dentist podcast:
http://www.growingdentist.com

Gary was a guest on Naren’s podcast for two separate interviews.
Here are the links to those interviews:
Interview #1: http://bit.ly/GrowingDentist1
Interview #2: http://bit.ly/GrowingDentist2

Naren’s Website:
http://www.ekwa.com

Naren’s Email Address:
naren@ekwa.com

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Sedation Dentistry as an Excellent Practice Builder with Dr. Michael Silverman

January 31, 2018  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment

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Running Time: 63 minutes

The reality is that many patients experience fear or apprehension when it comes to visiting the Dentist. Recent studies reported that 49% of the adult population in the U.S. put off a visit to the Dentist because of fear and 22% of the adults in the U.S. won’t visit the Dentist at all because of fear. To help you successfully incorporate sedation dentistry into your practice Gary invited his friend Dr. Michael Silverman on the Thriving Dentist Show. In this interview, Gary and Michael discuss; The current State of the Sedation Union today, current ADA guidelines and state regulations governing sedation dentistry, the demand for sedation dentistry by patients, great tips for Dentists to make sedation part of their practice or a bigger part of their practice, training and safety measures, the concept of the IV sedation permit as your ‘forever permit’, support available from DOCS Education and Michael’s forecast for the future of sedation dentistry.

Michael’s website:
http://www.docseducation.com

Michael’s email address:
drmds@docseducation.com

Link to receive two month’s free membership to DOCS Education Membership: https://docseducation.com/cart
Enter Thriving in the coupon code to receive your two month’s free membership

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