Episode 413

The 24 Systems For A “Thriving Practice” – Part I

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: December 18, 2019 | Listening Time: 01:08:06

Like this podcast? Share this with your circle who you think might benefit from it

In today’s coaching in action episode, Gary and his co-host, Naren Arulrajah discuss 12 of the 24 systems that are important to have in place in your dental practice.

  • 02:21 > Introduction to this week’s episode
  • 03:50 > Coaching In Action
  • 04:00 > Why systems are so important
  • 05:00 > Business systems that must be in place
  • 08:20 > 1: Scheduling template to achieve a daily production goal
  • 12:02 > 2: Scheduling system to accommodate new patients within 3 business days
  • 16:56 > 3: Hygiene scheduling system to achieve a daily goal of $1200 per hygienist
  • 23:31 > 4: Collection system to collect patient copayment at or before the time of service
  • 30:07 > 5: System to follow up on past due insurance claims
  • 33:47 > 6: System to follow up on past due patient accounts
  • 38:40 > 7: System to follow up on unscheduled treatment plans in general dentistry
  • 42:15 > 8: System to follow up on big cases
  • 46:06 > 9: System to cultivate patient referrals
  • 51:26 > 10: System to collect online reviews
  • 55:07 > 11: System to analyze practice overhead of 5 specific expense categories
  • 01:00:15 > 12: System to achieve a whitening goal of one whitening procedure a day

Enjoyed this episode? Share your thoughts with us & don’t forget to subscribe on Itunes & Stitcher!


Early Bird offer for the One-day MBA workshop with Gary Takacs


Podcast episode on the 24 systems that made LifeSmiles a Thriving practice


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!
Connect with Gary Takacs on Linkedin
Podcast Assistance by Jodey Smith, Rodecaster Expert