The Operatory Podcast
The Operatory Podcast
The Operatory Podcast, hosted by Bryan Laskin, DDS, is all about creating new perspectives and "burying the dinosaurs" in dentistry. Guests range from those giving their take from "the other side of the chair" to other experts in the dental field.
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Episode 84: The Power of Emotional Grit and Virtual Reality with Jennifer Fernjack
In today's episode Dr. Bryan Laskin and Dave talk with Jennifer Fernjack about patient anxiety and how to overcome extreme dental anxiety. Dr. Laskin and Jennifer  discuss the benefits of OperaVR for both patients and the caregiver. The Power of Emotional Grit and Virtual RealityFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 83: How To Instill Confidence In Your Patients And Team
How do you get patients to say "yes" to dentistry? You may know full well what is necessary, but sometimes convincing your patients can be a struggle. So how do we decrease that friction and get on the same page with our patients? In one word - confidence. Listen in as Dr. Bryan Laskin and Dave...  Read More
Episode 82: We Failed You
How did we fail you and what can we do about it? What’s the difference between and regular VR headsets? Dr. Laskin and David Pryor help debunk the misconceptions of dental anxiety.We Failed YouFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 81: Valuing Your Front Office with Laura Hatch
Dr. Laskin and Dave talk to their guest Laura Hatch of  about training and managing the front office staff in the dental space. Implementing training and continuing education.Valuing Your Front Office with Laura HatchFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 80: The Roadmap to Grow Your Practice
Dr. Laskin and Dave discuss what's new at OperaVR. Implementing new technologies to help your practice grow. Head on over to  to download the roadmap to upgrading your dental practice today. The Roadmap to Grow Your PracticeFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 79: How Amazon Will Die
In this episode Dr. Laskin and Dave discuss Amazon and how people view large companies and organizations. How Amazon Will Die?Find us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 78: How To Communicate The Value of Technology To Patients
Today Dr. Laskin and Dave discuss how to communicate the value of technology to patients and how to overcome the challenge of doing so. Improving and transforming the patient experience.Communicate The Value of Technology To PatientsFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 77: It's Like Going to the Dentist
Today Dr. Laskin and Dave discuss a recent seminar Dr. Laskin attended. What are you doing at your practice to improve the patient experience and minimize their fears?It Is Like Going To The DentistFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 76: Four Ways to Practice Success with Allison Lacoursiere
Dr. Laskin and David Pryor are joined by Allison Lacoursiere of  to discuss four ways your practice can succeed, whether out on an island or in the middle of Minnesota.Four Ways To Practice SuccessFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 75: Which Reviews Deserve Your Attention?
Everybody is focused on reviews. We all want them, we all look at them, and there can be a level of obsession over reviews. But in this episode of The Operatory, Dr. Bryan Laskin and Dave Pryor discuss which reviews actually deserve your time and attention. Listen in for another time-saving...  Read More
Episode 74: How To Save Yourself Hours Of Time In Meetings
Dr. Laskin and David Pryor sit down to discuss something familiar to anyone in any office - meetings. They're necessary, but how do you keep them effective and efficient? Listen to this episode and save yourself (and your staff) hours of time on meetings.How To Save Yourself Hours Of Time In...  Read More
Episode 73: The Key Traits of a Good Dental Practice (with Dr. Howard Farran)
Dr. Howard Farran of  joins Dr. Laskin to give some straightforward advice on how to create an ideal environment for everyone involved in your practice. He provides specific tips based on his professional experience as well as the general lessons he's learned throughout life.The Key Traits of a...  Read More
Episode 72: The Secret Behind Attorneys and Contracts
This week Dr. Laskin and Dave Pryor discuss lessons learned from past experiences working with attorneys and contracts to warn listeners how to avoid frustrating situations.The Secret Behind Attorneys and ContractsFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 71: Three Words To Improve Dental Bonding
Dr. Bryan Laskin and patient Dave Pryor discuss the most common step that dentists make during a bonding procedure.Three Words To Improve Dental BondingFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 70: How To Leverage the Rockstars In Your Office (with Ronda Holman)
Dr. Laskin and Dave Pryor are joined by Ronda Holman with  to discuss how dentists can foster professional growth and development to help take their dental assistant team (and ultimately their practice) to the next level.How To Leverage the Rockstars In Your OfficeFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 69: Why Data Security Is More Than Checking Boxes
Data security is a legitimate concern for both patients and dental practices. Today Dr. Laskin will talk about how he protects data security in his office and gives tips on how to keep sensitive information where it belongs.Why Data Security Is More Than Checking BoxesFind us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 68: The Secret Behind DSO's (with David Pegg)
David Pegg, Chief Development Officer at , joins Dr. Laskin on this episode of The Operatory.The Secret Behind DSOs with David PeggFind us on !  Read More
Episode 67: The Only Way To Grow Your Practice
Growth is the goal of all businesses, including dentistry. On today's episode, Dr. Bryan Laskin and David Pryor sit down to chat about what really matters if you want to grow your practice.The Only Way To Grow Your PracticeFind us on  Radio!  Read More
Episode 66: The Magic That Has Been Lost In Dentistry
Has dentistry lost some of the magic along the way? Can we get it back? Dr. Bryan Laskin and Dave discuss this idea.The Magic That Has Been Lost In DentistryFind us on !  Read More
Episode 65: How To Create The Right Impression With New Patients
Dr. Bryan Laskin is back in studio with David Pryor as they discuss the importance of making a good first impression with patients and provide some key ways to make that happen.Create The Right Impression with New PatientsFind us on !  Read More
Episode 64: How The Current State Of Treating Facial Pain Is Changing With Dr. Brad Eli
On the final episode of this four part series, Dr. Laskin discusses with  what the future looks like for treating patients with facial pain.How Treating Facial Pain Is ChangingFind us on   Read More
Episode 63: How To Address Post Operative Jaw Pain (With Dr. Brad Eli)
Dr. Laskin is joined again by  to continue their conversation on ways to work with patients who have mouth pain that seems virtually untreatable.How To Address Post Operative Jaw PainFind us on   Read More
Episode 62: How Dentists Can Inadvertently Cause TMJ Pain With Dr. Brad Eli
Dr. Brad Eli of  continues his discussion with Dr. Bryan Laskin about how he deals with patients that have been a significant challenge for many other dentists.How Dentists Can Inadvertently Cause TMJ PainFind us on !  Read More
Episode 60: How To Avoid Your Dream From Becoming A Nightmare
You love dentistry and your work. But how do you ensure this business doesn't turn into a nightmare? Dr. Bryan Laskin and David Pryor provide a few ways you can be both a business owner and a practitioner without losing sight of either.How To Avoid Your Dream From Becoming A NightmareFind us on !  Read More
Episode 59: Why DSO's and What You Can Do About It (with Mitch Olan)
In the spirit of killing the dinosaurs in dentistry, Dr. Laskin welcomes Mitch Olan of  to discuss a product that will both improve your productivity and help create a positive experience for your patients.WHy DSOs are ThrivingFind us on !  Read More
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