How to use a Dental Warranty as a Practice-Builder with Jared Parente

June 21, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Jared Parente

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Running Time: 49 minutes

It can be useful to look outside of the Dental Profession to find solutions that we can adapt to dentistry. Warranties are often used with other products and services to create consumer confidence. Gary has used a dental warranty in his LifeSmiles dental practice for almost 10 years now and it has proven to be very effective. In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews Jared Parente on all the details of a dental warranty program. In this interview, Gary and Jared discuss; The concept of a dental warranty, how a warranty can lead to greater case acceptance, how to use your warranty as a practice-builder, the risks of providing a dental warranty and how to manage these risks and how to market your dental warranty to your existing patients as well as to potential patients in your community. You will enjoy Jared’s knowledge and experience with dental warranties and you may want to consider a dental warranty as a value-added service for your practice.

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Jared’s email address:
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Amplify Your Practice by Mastering Case Presentation with Dr. Mark Montgomery and Dee Dee Reid

June 14, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Amplified Dynamics

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Running Time: 68 minutes

Mastering case presentation is such an important topic in a thriving practice. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his long-time friends Dr. Mark Montgomery and Dee Dee Reid on how to amplify your practice by mastering case presentation. In this interview, Dee Dee, Mark and Gary discuss; how Mark and Dee Dee developed their passion for dentistry, the power of relationship-based treatment planning, how to guide patients to become interested in comprehensive care, the importance of non-judgmental communication and specific tips to make sure you are communicating without judgment, the power of agreements, how to help patients with values clarification, the concept of ‘simmering in the gap’, the importance of curiosity and the interview concludes with a cool discussion of the work that Mark and Dee Dee are doing to help Dentists and Team Members.

Mark and Dee Dee’s website
www.AmplifiedDynamics.com

Link to 4 minute ‘Amp Up My Practice Quiz’
www.amplifymypracticenow.com

Mark and Dee Dee’s email address:
AmpdUp@AmplifiedDynamics.com

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What Every Dentist Needs to Know About DSO’s with Dr. Jeromy Dixson

June 07, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Jeromy Dixson DMD

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Running Time: 68 minutes

The dental landscape is changing rapidly and the fastest growing segment of dentistry today is corporate dentistry and a subset of corporate dentistry are known as DSO’s (Dental Service Organizations).

In this Show, Gary interviews Dr. Jeromy Dixson about everything Dentists need to know about DSO’s. In this interview Gary and Jeromy discuss;

  • How Jeromy discovered the world of DSO’s
  • How he helped grow Smiles Dental Group from 3 offices to 24 offices
  • Jeromy’s thoughts on why corporate dentistry is growing so rapidly
  • How all DSO’s are not the same
  • The 7 goals Jeromy used to guide Smiles Dental Group to impressive growth
  • Jeromy’s DSO Project

The interview concludes with a great discussion of what Jeromy has learned in his year long around the world sabbatical with his family. This is an episode that every Dentist needs to hear!

Jeromy’s website:
www.dsoproject.com

Jeromy’s email address:
drdixson@dsoproject.com

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How I Successfully Opened a Practice From Scratch in Southern California with Lincoln Parker DMD

May 31, 2017  | Posted by: Gary in Thriving Dentist Show  |  no Comment
Lincoln Parker DMD

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Running Time: 55 minutes

Conventional wisdom says that you cannot open a dental practice from scratch in a hyper-competetive market like Southern California.

Well, don’t tell that to Dr. Lincoln Parker because he successfully opened a practice from scratch soon out of dental school in the Tustin Ranch area or Orange County, California! Not only did Lincoln open this practice from scratch but he has done so with minimal insurance participation.

In this inspiring interview, Gary talks with Lincoln about how he was able to open the practice of his dreams in precisely the area where he wanted to work and live. In this Show, Gary and Lincoln discuss; what inspired Lincoln to buck conventional wisdom and follow his dream, how he overcame the challenges of getting his bank loan, some of the most important lessons Lincoln has learned throughout this process, tips for other Dentists opening a practice from scratch, how Lincoln was able to reduce his insurance dependency, the importance of a strong team and some of the Mentors that have influenced Lincoln. You will love Lincoln’s can-do perspective and his passion for the dental profession!

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Lincoln’s practice website:
drlincolnparker.com

Lincoln’s email address:
lincoln@drlincolnparker.com

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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
Use Order Code TDS2017 to save 20%

Link to follow Rachel and her book on Facebook

Rachel’s email address: rachel@rachelmele.com

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