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1165 Joseph D. Jordan JD of JPA Dental Transitions : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Joseph (Joe) Jordan is the founder of JPA Dental Transitions. After establishing practice as a dental specific attorney, Joe saw that his skills in the legal profession could easily and valuably translate to the world of Dental Transitions.  VIDEO - DUwHF #1165 - Joseph Jordan AUDIO - DUwHF...  Read More
1164 Bracken Killpack MBA, Dennis Bradshaw DDS & Todd Irwin DMD discuss WSDA lawsuit with Delta Dental of Washington : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
VIDEO - DUwHF #1163 - WSDA Lawsuit AUDIO - DUwHF #1163 - WSDA Lawsuit Mr. Bracken Killpack has been the Executive Director of WSDA since January 2015. Prior to that, he ran WSDA’s Government Affairs program.  Bracken has an MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business...  Read More
Kelsey Ramsden – Getting Past Your Success Hangover to Your Amazing Next
Podcast Episode #214: Kelsey Ramsden – Getting Past Your Success Hangover to Your Amazing Next Episode #214: Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast Kelsey Ramsden – Getting Past Your Success Hangover to Your Amazing Next Today I am joined by Kelsey Ramsden, twice named Canada’s top female...  Read More
Selling a Practice: What selling expenses should I expect to pay?
, works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.  After a long and successful clinical career, you are ready to sell your practice. In our last post, my colleague, Katie Collins, laid out the expenses that a buyer should expect to...  Read More
Should You Buy or Lease Your Dental Office Space? (Part II)
This is part II of my series on leasing versus buying your dental office space. Part III will be published on Monday. Why Buying May Be Better Than Leasing And now, we’re going to look at the other side of the coin and consider why buying may be better than leasing. When making this decision,...  Read More
Dental Consultant in Oregon | Converting Leads into Patients
Marketing is an essential part of attracting new business. Strong print and internet marketing materials can help introduce your practice to potential new patients. Glowing reviews and testimonials tell people that you have a trustworthy team and offer quality care. However, even the best marketing...  Read More
Happiness is Not an Option
Most dental and medical professionals begin their career with a very noble intention to serve others. Doctors, dentists, hygienists, nurses, etc., want to make a difference in the health care industry and help people live a healthy life. Once you graduate dental school and begin work in the real...  Read More
“I’ll just let her go. What could possibly go wrong?”
“I’ll just let her go” These are the first words that many dentists think when confronted with employee dishonesty. They rationalize that the best solution to their dishonesty problem is to terminate the person’s employment and “move on”. No rational person enjoys confrontation Confrontation is...  Read More
Transitioning into an ever-changing Dental Industry with Dr. John Z. Xu DMD
On this week’s episode of the Dental Up Podcast, Shaun Keating talks to Dr. John Z. Xu, DMD. They discuss how Dr. Xu was able to adapt to a changing Dental Industry in the Digital Age. Dr. Xu talks about why it’s important to ask as many questions and get involved as much as you can in your...  Read More
Completing Due Diligence Before Burying a Dental Practice
                          When considering the purchase of a dental practice, the dentist must perform the required due diligence. The dentist, his/her accountant and lawyer should educate themselves doing due diligence before ever signing a letter of intent. The potential buyer should always ask...  Read More
Dentist Marketing Strategies: How to Optimize Your Website for Local SEO
Dentists market to the public for a niche healthcare service. Learn how to target your niche dental demographic and gain new clientele from dentist marketing. With  now using search engines to find local businesses, you're going to need more than postcard mailers to reach your audience. It's time...  Read More
Medicare, Medicaid and Dental Insurance: A Personal History
Health coverage and insurance schemes, both public and private, such as Medicare, Medicaid and Dental Insurance, have dramatically affected healthcare professions since their introduction. It has been a real education for me, being a firsthand witness to many of these changes.   Read More
1163 Michael Wilgus, Director of Strategic Relations, The Dentists Supply Company, TDSC, Subsidiary of the CDA : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
As Director of Strategic Relations for The Dentists Supply Company, Michael creates and implements strategies designed to grow and improve the  business as a benefit to members of organized dentistry. He deploys the TDSC experts and resources needed to empower dentists to gain more control of the...  Read More
Successful Dentists Aren't Gifted, They Know What to Look for in a Practice to Buy, Dr. Bette Robin DDS JD, Straight Talk #1
Successful Dentists Aren't Gifted, They Know What to Look for in a Practice to Buy Dr. Bette Robin DDS JD, Straight Talk #1 Dr. Robin, attorney, dentist, practice sale broker talks about some initial criteria you definitely want to consider when looking for a practice to purchase. Straight...  Read More
Transition Timeframes and Factors that Contribute to Them
One of the contributing factors and most commonly asked question when it comes to dental practice transitions is “How long will this take?” As with any business transaction, the answers are not cut-and-dry. Here are some transition timeframes and the factors that contribute to them to help guide...  Read More
3 Reasons Why Facebook Recommendations Are Better Than Reviews
Facebook Reviews Are Now Recommendations Back in August of 2018  several changes rolling out to business pages, with the reviews to recommendations change being one of the most discussed. Dentists with Facebook Business Pages have always been able to feature ratings and reviews from your...  Read More
Should You Buy or Lease Your Dental Office Space? (Part I)
This is part I on our series of leasing versus buying your dental office space. Part II will be published on Friday.  When establishing a practice, one of the decisions that looms over you is whether you should lease or buy. It might even be keeping you up at night. You try to get some shut eye....  Read More
The Legacy Practice (Parents and Children in Practice Together)
There is a long and successful (and stressful) tradition of working in the same practice with a parent or child professional.  This session addresses some of the non-accounting/non-legal issues of making a successful transition.  We discuss practice image and brand, locations, and various issues...  Read More
Bio-Friendly Dental Implants (Part 2)
Our last blog installment ended just as Emerginnova Founder and President, Michael Foley, was about to share the advantages ceramic implants have over conventional titanium implants.  At that point we had to call a timeout but for a good reason – he had a dental appointment.   Just kidding.  ...  Read More
How the Trump Tax Cuts and SALT Changes Are Influencing Practice Locations
We have noticed an interesting relationship to the Trump Tax Cuts and the reduction in the Tax Deductions of State and Local Taxes (SALT) on practice locations throughout the United States.  You don't have to be trying to start-up a practice for this to matter!  Read More
Setting Realistic Expectations, Living Within Your Means, and the Power of Delegation with Dr. Stephanie Mapp
Setting Realistic Expectations  Dr. Gina Dorfman interviews fellow Mommy Dentist in Business and successful practice owner and speaker, Dr. Stephanie Mapp of Fleming Island of Florida. In this episode, the ladies discuss expectations, the importance of living within one's means, and how to...  Read More
How to Ensure Your Patient’s Safety and Improve Customer Service
Oral health is imperative to physical health and longevity, and yet far too few adults today make time for their bi-annual checkup. For most, dentist visits are only taken when they experience pain, which is one of the worst ways to care for your oral health. Receding gums, for example, cannot...  Read More
Dentaltown Learning Online....Should I Be Insurance Free? By Steve Anderson.
Dentaltown is pleased to present....Should I Be Insurance Free?  By Steve Anderson.. This CE course can be found here... Continued drops in dental insurance companies’ reimbursement fees and rule changes make the business of dentistry a constantly changing landscape. This course will show you...  Read More
 Evaluating AUM Fees for Small Practice Retirement Plans
When it comes to personal financial planning, the industry is starting to move towards , which is a welcome development for doctors and dentists who are high earners and high net worth (though not necessarily at the same time). When charged for personal financial planning services,  can be even...  Read More
Without a mouth, people would not survive and yet historically speaking we are not that comfortable when it comes to dealing with our mouths. There is a massive stigma attached to dental care, regardless of how important it is. But this is slowly changing. Doctors are now dealing with something...  Read More
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