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Episode 369

Smiles at Sea is Going to Cuba! with Elijah Desmond

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: February 13, 2019 | Listening Time: 00:48:10

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Elijah Desmond

There are some very cool things happening in the world of Dental CE these days!

Gary has long been a fan of combining excellent CE with an incredible experience to make the learning come alive and live in the minds and hearts of those attending.

In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary invited his friend Elijah Desmond to talk about his Smiles at Sea Cruises and in particular to share details about some events happening this October including a Smiles at Sea Cuba Cruise.

In this Show Gary and Elijah discuss;

  • Elijah’s motivation for starting Smiles at Sea, his vision for ‘Dentistry’s Got Talent’,
  • Elijah’s new book titled, Serial Entrepreneur: From Start Up to Success,
  • the Mastermind Meeting of the Future coming up this fall,
  • the Smiles at Sea Cuba Cruise where Gary will be one of the featured speakers,
  • Elijah’s plans for combining local charity events with future CE courses
  • and throughout the interview Elijah shares his passion for creating CE Events that provide a forum for learning, fun and connection with some of the brightest minds in dentistry!

Links for the ‘Let’s Ask David’ segment with Dr. David Hornbrook:

Website for Gary’s New ‘Less Insurance Dependence’ podcast:

Link to the Less Insurance Dependence Podcast:

Website for Smiles at Sea:

Elijah’s email address:

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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