Episode 19

4 Things Dentists Need to Do Now to Thrive (Part 2) with Dr. Howard Farran

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: April 18, 2012 | Listening Time:

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TDS Logo 600X600In the last episode of Thriving Dentist Show Dr. Howard Farran, the founder of DentalTown shared some profound information with our listeners about the US and World economy and how dentists need to do things differently to succeed on the new economy. Dr. Farran has a unique vantage point on the dental profession since he has lectured in 40 countries and has created a forum in DentalTown where over 100,000 dentists are actively registered and participate in the dental forums. Dr Farran has so much powerful information to share with our listeners that we have invited him back to share his wisdom about the 4 specific things dentist need to be doing right now to THRIVE in today’s economy. Welcome back, Dr. Farran!

Running Time 43:10

In the last episode of Thriving Dentist Show Dr Farran defined the four specific things that dentists need to be doing to THRIVE today and he spoke in detail about how dentists need to reduce their costs and he provided very specific recommendations to control spending. Dr. Farran said that the largest single budget line item for dentists is staff wage costs and he provided very specific guidelines for what these expenses should be in a healthy, profitable dental practice. Today, Dr Farran is going to discuss his other 3 recommendations for dentists to Thrive today.

Let’s re-define the four specific things that you feel Dentists need to be doing to THRIVE today.

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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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