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In every episode, we aim to demystify the “how to start a dental practice” problem by bringing on world-class influencers and consults in the dental industry to pick their brain about how to get past the barriers involved from no practice, to practice owner, to successful practice.
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Aug 31, 2016

Running a dental practice is hard.

Every day you have thousands of things that are vying for your intention.

And sometimes, in our desire to make things happen we neglect the the basics.

Which is why I’m so excited to have Kerry Straine, the CEO of Straine consulting on the show today.

Kerry has helped hundreds of practice owners master the fundamentals and take their practice to the next level.

 
Go here to get today’s bonus – a complimentary one-hour consultation and Discovery Tools through the Strain Dental Practice Analysis with Kerry [/su_note]

Here are a few things you’ll discover in today’s episode:

  • How a single lunch changed Kerry’s career.
  • The largest expense for dentist practices today and how to soften the blow.
  • How to calculate supply and demand for your practice and why it matters
  • Why picking the “Low Fruit” is so important for your practice.
  • The importance of finding your “number” to thrive.. Not just survive.
  • Discover the “patient flow litmus test”
  • The number one indicator of dental practice success.
  • How to use the profit formula for your practice.
  • What makes a good business owner in general and how to apply to your practice.
  • When to expand your practice to multiple locations.
  • How to make the most of your dental practice
  • Why your balance sheet matters more than your income statement.

 

Free Episode Bonus:

As Kerry mentioned, you must master the basics to really move the needle in your dental practice.

Today’s bonus is exclusive for Start Your Dental Practice listeners.

It’s a complimentary one-hour consultation and Discovery Tools through the Strain Dental Practice Analysis with Kerry.

Go here to access that now.

Quotes:

“If you don’t have a plan in place, you’re planning to fail.” – Kerry Straine

Resources:

 

Support The Show:

Without you, Ambitious Dentists, this should wouldn’t exist.

If you enjoyed today’s episode, please go here to give the show an honest rating and review in iTunes.

This allows me to evolve the show as it goes on, and also helps spread the word to other podcast listeners since iTunes promotes shows with active engagement.

Aug 25, 2016

I’m excited to share with you my findings from an analysis of the financials of 25 separate dental practices.

The main purpose of this study was to see if I could find any commonalities between practices that were profitable and successful at what they were doing.

I highly recommend going through your practice’s financial statements to understand better where you are generating revenue and where your expenses are going.

In this episode, I will be sharing with you a summary of my analysis of these 25 separate dental practices, the similarities that I found in the 2 groups and things that you might want to start paying attention to if you want to improve your cashflow.

Go here to receive a copy of the successful practice analysis that we discussed today. This tool is definitely helpful whether you are opening a new practice or have already owned one for years.

Here are a few things you’ll discover in today’s episode:

  • Why does some practices make over a million dollars while some struggle to break $500k.
  • The co-relations between expenses and revenue – where are successful dental practices spending their money?
  • Which areas should you pay attention to if you want to increase your revenue
  • What is the one thing that you can change to make the biggest difference in your revenue
  • How much should you be paying your associates?
  • How to make more money through analyzing revenue for your own dental practice

 

Free Episode Bonus:

If you enjoyed today’s show, don’t forget to get your copy of the successful practice analysis that we discussed today.

This tool is definitely helpful whether you are opening a new practice or have already owned one for years.

Click here to access that now.

Quotes:

“The trends and revenue show me that once you pass the $2 million dollar mark, you have a better chance of being successful.” – Jonathan VanHorn

Support The Show:

Without you, Ambitious Dentists, this should wouldn’t exist.

If you enjoyed today’s episode, please go here to give the show an honest rating and review in iTunes.

This allows me to evolve the show as it goes on, and also helps spread the word to other podcast listeners since iTunes promotes shows with active engagement.

Aug 5, 2016

The right team can determine a practice’s success or failure.

Having the right people to operate a business is key in ensuring that you are moving in the right direction.

A leader is one who talks to his team, one who understands what is happening in the different departments, and one who finds solutions to help improve flow of the business.

Today’s guest is on a mission to help doctors so that they don’t die broke.

Andre Shirdan is the founder of the CREW process. He has been a practice manager and consultant for almost 20 years and has a lot of intimate knowledge with the world of dentistry.

Since 1989, Andre has worked with thousands of practices helping to create systems for treatment planning, staff training, goal attainment, internal and external marketing, and computer systems integration.

If you like today’s show, you’ll enjoy the bonus following. It’s the Stat-Ck protocol to create a Hygiene Crew that meets the needs of your patient flow with clinical excellence, correct insurance billing, and better production. 
 

Here are a few things you’ll discover in today’s episode: 

  • Why did he start doing practice consultation?
  • What are some of the things that the old practices do that he wishes the newer practices would follow
  • Are great leaders born or created?
  • How to become a leader in your team that people would follow and respect
  • The best ways to implement new changes in a practice with staff that are resistant to change
  • If he was to start a new practice today, what would he do to build his business successfully

Free Episode Bonus:

If you like today’s show, you’ll enjoy the bonus following.

It’s the Stat-Ck protocol to create a Hygiene Crew that meets the needs of your patient flow with clinical excellence, correct insurance billing, and better production.

Click here to access that now.

Quotes:

  • Some people need to be successful some place else. – Andre Shirdan

 

Resources:

 

Support The Show:

Without you, Ambitious Dentists, this should wouldn’t exist.

If you enjoyed today’s episode, please go here to give the show an honest rating and review in iTunes.

This allows me to evolve the show as it goes on, and also helps spread the word to other podcast listeners since iTunes promotes shows with active engagement.

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