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Episode 384

From Army Dentist to Owning Three Practices with Dr. Richard Low

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: June 5, 2019 | Listening Time: 00:58:31

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This is a great interview that you will totally enjoy! As you know, Gary is passionate about entrepreneurship in dentistry and helping Dentists become an owner of their own dental practice.

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In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his former Dental Student and Friend, Dr. Richard Low as a Guest on the Show to share his journey from Army Dentist to owning three dental practices.

In this interview, Gary and Richard discuss;

  • Richard’s Shared Practices podcast,
  • red flags to determine in you are better off NOT owning a dental practice,
  • Richard’s experience as an Army Dentist,
  • The post-graduate CE path that Richard has followed,
  • the value of the Army Scholarship,
  • his decision to become an Army Healthcare Recruiter,
  • how Richard found his three practices to purchase,
  • specific criteria that Richard used to find the right practices to purchase,
  • how Richard became financially qualified to purchase these practices,
  • his 11th hour decision to create a partnership to buy these practices
  • and many other details in his journey to becoming the owner of multiple dental practices.

You will enjoy Richard’s courage to become a multiple practice owner and you will also appreciate his transparency in sharing the details of his journey!

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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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