Episode 389

Everything to Consider When Building Your Ideal Office with Bruce Johnstone

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: July 3, 2019 | Listening Time: 01:00:39

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In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Bruce Johnstone to discuss all the details to consider when building your ideal new office.

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It is likely that at some point in your career, you will build your ideal office. Gary did so in 2011, and he credits the new office as a vital element in his practice success. 

In this Show, Gary and Bruce discuss;

  • the different professionals to assemble on your Project Team,
  • The concept of a fully integrated design and construction Team,
  • the role of each specialist (real estate, design, construction, dental equipment) on your Project Team,
  • how to ensure that you maintain consistency of your brand as you build your new office,
  • common mistakes that Bruce has seen and how to avoid these mistakes,
  • how to accomplish the build of your new office on time and budget, 
  • considerations on owning your office real estate versus leasing, when leasing makes sense,
  • success stories on Dentists who have built a new office and had a great experience doing so
  • and some tips that Bruce has learned as a part of a 4th Generation Family Company that specializes in building dental offices.

This episode will prove very useful whether you are building your new office soon or will do so at some point in your career.

Bruce’s website: www.apexdesignbuild.net

Bruce’s email address:  brucej@apexdesignbuild.net

Bruce’s Phone Number: 847-660-3074


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Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs Gary became a successful practice owner by purchasing a fixer-upper practice and developing it into a world-class dental practice. He is passionate about sharing his hard-earned insights and experiences with dental practices across the globe.

As a dental practice coach, Gary provides guidance for dental professionals on how to create a healthier practice style that lets them deliver excellent patient care while reducing depending on insurance.

More importantly, Gary’s insights are not just based on theory – as a co-owner of a dental practice, he has first-hand experience in making this transformation from a high-volume and low-fee insurance model to a fee-for-service approach that is more sustainable and promotes a patient-centric and financially healthy dental practice, and he is dedicated to sharing this knowledge with other dental practitioners via the popular Thriving Dentist Show!
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