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!
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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!