Episode 646

Tips to Achieve a Practice that Provides Personal Satisfaction

Host: Gary Takacs | Published Date: May 29, 2024 | Listening Time: 0:47:46

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Ever wondered why some practices struggle to create a fulfilling environment while others thrive? Let’s explore the practical reasons behind this and offer valuable insights to boost your dental practice!

In this episode of the Thriving Dentist Podcast, join host Gary Takacs as he digs up into the secrets to achieving a practice that not only thrives financially but also provides personal satisfaction. 

Discover how to boost confidence, overcome patient resistance, and identify high-value services that align with your passions—gaining practical tips for handling patient objections, financing options, and clinical alternatives to make comprehensive dental care within reach for everyone. And don’t miss out on understanding why photography plays a vital role in establishing patient trust.

Tune in now to transform your approach and transform your dental journey!

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    • 00:00:26 – Introduction
    • 00:00:56 – Announcements
    • 00:02:48 – Clinical Tip By Dr. Tania Ramezani on “Reducing the appearance of white spot lesions on teeth.”

    CIA Segment

    • 00:04:01 – Introduction by Naren, mentioning Dr. Tania’s clinical tip and the topic of achieving a practice that provides personal satisfaction.
    • 00:04:57 – Idea of creating a practice that reflects the dentist’s interests, with personal, professional, and financial satisfaction.
    • 00:08:08 – Introduction to Specific barriers or are limitations
    • 00:24:38 – Using after photos in the office and getting patient approval for marketing purposes.
    • 00:25:32 – Summary of the six steps to achieve a practice that provides personal satisfaction.

    Q&A Segment

    • 00:26:41 – Q1- What are strategies or incentives to get hygiene on board with SRP, sealants, whitening, and digital scanning for auto night guards? 
    • 00:32:51 – Q2-  What’s the best way to present cosmetic cases?
    • 00:40:06 – Q3- How can one get an overhead of 60% while doing implant dentistry in the office?
    • 00:42:14 – Q4- Do you have any suggestions on how I can rebuild and get back to a strong restorative schedule?


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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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