Episode 591

The Future of Private Practice: A Glance into the ‘Crystal Ball.’

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: May 10, 2023 | Listening Time: 00:47:28

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In this episode, we discuss the rapidly changing dental industry and emerging trends that will shape its future. Gary offers a fresh perspective to help you future-proof your practice and create an ideal dental practice that aligns with the latest trends. Join us as we take a glance into the crystal ball and discover the fastest-growing trends that will shape the future of private practice. Don’t miss out on this enlightening discussion, which offers invaluable insights to help you stay ahead of the curve!

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  • 00:00:25 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:00:55 – Announcement about MBA Workshop

Clinical tip

  • 00:02:36 – Neimar Sartori on How Digital Technology is Changing Dentistry

Coaching in action 

  • 00:08:16 – Gary and Naren talk about the pace of change in the world of dentistry

Gary Shares his perspective on the future of dentistry

Q&A Segment

  • 00:28:05 – Question 1 – I practice in a very competitive area. Is it possible to resign from these menacing PPO plans?
  • 00:31:08 – Question 2 – I listened to your episode about using demand as a way to decide when to drop PPO plans. How do I get more quality, new patients? 
  • 00:37:30 – Question 3 – 80% of my patients are PPO patients. Is there a way for me to systematically resign from PPO plans? 
  • 00:40:32 – Question 4 – I listened to your episode on the 6 steps. Which of the 6 steps is the most important?


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Using ‘Demand’ as a Criteria when Resigning from PPO Plans.

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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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