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Episode 125: Making The Most Of This "Season" Of Dentistry with Dr. Brandon Tiek
Dr. Laskin is joined by Dr. Brandon Tiek on this episode of The Operatory to discuss changes in dentistry and how to make the most of them. Making The Most Of This Season Of Dentistry Find us on Radio!  Read More
1408 How to Get Into a Dental Office with No Money Down with Colin Carr : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Colin Carr is the founder and CEO of CARR, the nation’s leading provider of commercial real estate services for healthcare tenants and buyers. Every year, thousands of healthcare practices trust CARR to achieve the most favorable terms on their lease and purchase negotiations.   VIDEO - DUwHF #1408...  Read More
New Virtual Locations for Dental Practices (Start-up and Purchase)
New studies in Demographics and Geography for dental practices have revealed to new trends for places to practice.  And it is not good news for heavily urban areas.   Read More
1407 Mastering Multi-Practice Management with Dr. Sulman Ahmed : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Sulman Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of DECA Dental. He is instrumental in shaping and overseeing DECA Dental’s growth, strategy and culture. In 2008, Dr. Ahmed opened his first dental office and set out to create a truly patient centered model. His belief in putting patients first is the...  Read More
1406 Secrets of the Best DSO's with Emmet Scott, CEO of Community Dental Partners : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Emmet Scott is CEO and co-founder of Community Dental Partners™ a DSO supporting the dental practices, Smile Magic Dentistry and Braces™ – a Chuck E. Cheese like dental practice for kids. His business partner, Dr. Chad Evans, has been his best friend since they were 2 years old.   VIDEO - DUwHF...  Read More
Episode 124: The Grim Reality of Dentistry and What To Do About It
Dentistry has been growing up and to the right for years, but a global pandemic has brought the industry to a screeching halt. Dr. Laskin and Dave discuss the long climb most dental offices will face trying to bounce back and how to use this as an opportunity to rebuild and streamline your...  Read More
1403 Bringing DSOs to Orthodontics with Dr. Robert Bray & Chris Vranas of the Schulman Group : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Robert James Bray attended the University of Maryland School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Bray went on to obtain his Certificate of Orthodontics at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York, completing his M.S at the University of Rochester School of...  Read More
Reopening your Practice Post Covid-19
Photo by      Lots of time has been lost for dental practitioners, as these practices weren’t listed as essential except if surgery was needed or if patients were in emergency situations. Now that restrictions have eased up for those in the dental industry, clinics are at a loss as to how to...  Read More
Practice with Purpose with Debra Engelhardt-Nash
In this week's episode,  joins us to talk about some amazing communication techniques and skills that will help you to gain patients, motivate your team, and reactivate patients in re-opening your practice.  Debra brings a human touch and compassion, as well as intelligent communication skills to...  Read More
Practice Transitions With COVID-19
Just as the US is starting to re-open from this pandemic so are dental practices across the country. Dental practices are faced with a new set of protocols along with a new set of overhead expenses known as PPE. While many practice owners are processing this new norm and implementing these new...  Read More
139: Office Autopsy: Are You Hungry Enough?
Kiera does a quick deep-dive into one of her practices that she’s worked with for about a year now, and has visited three times. When she first arrived, culture wasn’t great, accountability wasn’t 100%, and there were some management issues. Now, after her third visit, this practice has FLOURISHED...  Read More
Patient Point of View with Christine Hammond
In this episode of Behind The Smiles, our guest Christine Hammond joins Dr. Gina to talk about Christine's experience working as a dental scheduling coordinator for seven and a half years, as well as working for YAPI for two years. She has experience working in the dental office and outside of the...  Read More
Investigating Disinvestment Events in Site Selection
I know this is going to be over the heads of those who are just trying to determine whether the competition ratios are good or bad.  I get that.  But sometimes you need to consider methodologies of site analysis that are for grown-ups.  You are putting a great deal of money into this process and...  Read More
Episode 123: The #1 Thing Repelling Patients Post COVID-19
As dental professionals, we are all well aware of the changes that have occurred in our practice due to COVID-19, but what are our patients thinking? Co-host Dave Pryor returns in this episode to bring the patient perspective on the new way of dentistry.  The #1 Thing Repelling Patients Post...  Read More
Civil Unrest, Crime, and Site Selection
Doctors have brand new challenges in this brave new world.  They have to deal with a post-pandemic world, civil unrest, and a world filled with crime and changed demographic facts.  This episode deals with a few of these new factors all dentists have to face (even orthodontists!)   Read More
Maintaining Business Practices with New Guidelines
As a dental practice owner you're used to practicing within agency guidelines from OSHA, HIPAA, the ADA and CDC but these requirements certainly look different now than they did 3 months ago. As you are getting back to managing your practice, navigating all of the added guidelines can be...  Read More
Episode 122: Your Most Crucial Asset And Protecting It During Reopening With Corinne Jameson-Kuehl
In this week's episode, Dr. Laskin is joined by Corinne Jameson-Kuehl from , to discuss a crucial asset to your practice and how to protect it as you reopen post COVID-19. Your Most Crucial Asset And Protecting It Find us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 121: How To Create Champions In Your Office And Why You Need To Do It Now with Abby Frey
Dr. Laskin is joined by Abby Frey on this week's episode to discuss the importance of creating champions in your office and how to leverage the A+ players in your office.  Check out  to learn more about training resources.  How To Create Champions In Your Office   Find us on Radio!  Read More
Solve Problems with Teledentistry with Dr. Vilas Sastry
Dr. Vilas Sastry In today's episode, Dr. Vilas Sastry of  joins us to talk about the problems that teledentistry solves for you and your team, combats "no shows," & creates a more productive schedule in your office.  You can find Dr. Vilas Sastry and more about teledentistry by going   Read More
053: Facing Your (Money) Fears with Ryan Isaac
This episode is all about money! It’s time to face the truth when it comes to your finances, but Ryan Isaac, senior financial with the Dentist Advisors, and Kiera hold your hand through it all. The duo discusses how a happy dentist equals a happy team, why saving now matters, and the way Kiera used...  Read More
052: Toot Your Own Horn! (We’re Giving You Permission)
Dental marketing pro Ashley Keith returns to the podcast to chat with Kiera about … bragging! The ladies discuss the benefits of marketing and a three-pronged approach your practice can start implementing TODAY to break down the fear of the “scary” dentist. Plus, stop hiding your services! Show...  Read More
051: Simplification with Sophistication for Office Communication
In today's episode, Kiera welcomes back fan favorite, Ashley Keith- office manager of a 20 op practice including 4 doctors, 10 hygienists and all the support team. Ashley comes from corporate America with a marketing background and has found, communication is a MUST in any dental office. Ashley...  Read More
050: No surprises!
Digging through our archives, we found this gem of an episode! Travel back with Kiera and Mark in this older car riff as they relive the events from their recent conferences and discuss the importance of job ads, hiring, onboarding, and firing. Kiera explains how an employee add should fit with the...  Read More
049: MONDAY MORNING MASH-UP: Lead By Example
Kiera rocks out this episode in preparation for your Monday Meeting Mashup! She encourages offices to set up individual meetings where different departments teach and lead the meetings each week. Each department will be discussing their own KPIs and a plan to accomplish them. By doing this, every...  Read More
048: Are you the bottleneck of your own life?
Join Kiera as she interviews Jackie Martinez, a native Texan who serves as the business guru and OM for her family of dentists. She has learned and navigated a way of leadership that implements business goals that labor results. In this episode, Jackie discusses the importance of delegating tasks...  Read More
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