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A bootcamp in small business ownership and practice management for dentists, giving the new graduate a roadmap to successful practice ownership. We interview the best dentists, experts, consultants and more on our weekly show. Here's the topics we will be covering in our 8 Seasons: 1. First Years as a Dentist 2. Think Like a Business Owner 3. Money and Numbers 4. Startups, Acquisitions, and Partnerships 5. Internal Systems 6. Marketing & Growth 7. Leadership, Vision and Culture 8. Beyond Den ...
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Richard and George talk about marketing your practice. The do's and the don't's. George would know. He's spent an inordinate amount of money trying out different marketing tactics for his own practice in Phoenix. Learn how to maximize your marketing ROI, choose the right marketing firm, and understand the importance of patient reviews, Google ads, …
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Merlin Erickson and Dr. Richard Low team up on The Pursuit of Ownership. Today we dig into the challenges of being an executive with ADHD. Richard shares his personal journey, revealing how he turned an executive function disorder into a strength. From practical tips to surprising insights, learn how to turn potential setbacks into strengths and ac…
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Dr. Matt Ford is joined by dental students (and Analytics-based Pre-ownership attendees) Mohammed and Santino in Scottsdale, Arizona. We talk about the steps to transitioning from dental school to practice ownership. Mohammed and Santino talk about their firsthand experiences, financial literacy, team culture, and strategic planning.…
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Ask George is back again! Today's all about practice reinvestment. Richard and George talk about the strategies and nuances of maximizing returns with your practice. This is for solos, those transitioning to a group, or those running a large group already. You'll learn where to put your money for the best ROI. From marketing and team development to…
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Richard and Caitlin talk about the transformative power of the Analytics-Based Office Management (ABOM) course. Today we're going deep on: insights on team development, hiring strategies, and the qualities of an effective office manager. Take notes - today you're getting practical and tactical tips for getting better leadership within your team.…
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Richard and George reunite to dissect the financial intricacies of growing dental practices. Scaling hurts. It's painful. Just don't make it more painful that it has to be. From transitioning from a solo practitioner to managing a multi-provider enterprise, there's a balance between production-driven strategies and cost-effective management. Listen…
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This is a packed episode--all about Analytics-based Practice Management. George interviews former host Dr. Andrew Clingan and super-listener Dr. Graham Beard. Most dentists starting out spend years trudging through stupid, avoidable problems. Not Andrew. Not Graham. Why? Find out how they embrace analytics to run a practice--the right way. This is …
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Dr. Steven Beard and Caitlin Embree continue their conversation about practice systemization, focusing on the art of patient flow in the dental office. Strategies for scheduling, the impact of first impressions, and the tactical use of diagnostics to enhance treatment acceptance, and more.By Richard Low, DMD
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We continue our conversation with Dr. Erica Stokke in the midst of a critical decision: whether to expand her inherited Montana practice or optimize her current space. With a rich family legacy and a bustling patient base, Dr. Stokke is forced to weigh the benefits and challenges of remodeling against completely new construction. With our coach Cai…
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We join Dr. Erica Stokke in the midst of a critical decision: whether to expand her inherited Montana practice or optimize her current space. With a rich family legacy and a bustling patient base, Dr. Stokke is forced to weigh the benefits and challenges of remodeling against completely new construction. With our coach Caitlin Embree and Dr. Richar…
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Dr. Steven Beard and Danielle Kramer continue their conversation about the crucial role of systemization in dental practices. From the interplay between front and back office tasks to the subtleties of scheduling, they unpack how accountability and strategic reappointments fuel practice growth.By Richard Low, DMD
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Dr. Andrew Clingan joins Richard today as they talk about Andrew's time podcasting in the past, and his time hustling; building his practice now. Because he's been involved in Shared Practices since his D2 year, Andrew is the perfect case study for success from implementing Shared Practices' philosophies. Take a listen as Andrew justifiably rests o…
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https://ProfitablePPOs.com/SP👈take the next step now. We're asking the hard questions today. We look at the critical yet often overlooked aspects of dental practice management that might lead patients to perceive your services as just 'average.' Founder and CEO of ProfitablePPOs.com Clint Johnson joins us today. He and Suzanne talk about the nuance…
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Richard and Caitlin talk about the challenging phase when a dental practice outgrows its space (file under: great problems). Are you outgrowing your space? Your next steps are crucial. Today we talk the nuances of managing space constraints, evaluating financial implications, and making strategic decisions to facilitate growth.…
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Join Merlin, Andrew, and Steven as they dive into the realities of dental practice beyond the classroom. We talk about the essentials of goal setting, navigating career shifts, and finding the right balance in the dental world. It's a practical, real-life conversation about the challenges and triumphs during life after dental school.…
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Richard and DentistAdvisor.com's Ryan Isaac simulcast this episode to both their platforms. Richard talks candidly about the challenges and triumphs of growing the Shared Practices podcast, his own dental practices, and the Shared Practices Group. From being a technician at heart to embracing the chaos of entrepreneurship, they each share their per…
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Shared Practices' very own coaches Caitlin and Danielle continue our series on dental assistants. What strategies can you employ to establish core values that resonate with your entire team? How can you approach uncomfortable conversations and foster effective communication within your team? We're diving into what a good dental assistant (and the r…
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Suzanne and Ali Oromchian, CEO of HR for Health, discuss crucial 2024 HR updates for dental practices. They cover new laws like the Stericycle ruling and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, plus state-specific non-compete changes. Ali provides tips on employee manuals and remote work compliance. This episode is absolutely essential for dental profession…
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In the final part of this series, Richard Low and guest Brannon Moncrief of McLarren + Associates delve into the pitfalls dentists often encounter when considering a sale to a Dental Service Organization (DSO). We illuminate key mistakes, from responding to unsolicited offers to failing to create a competitive environment for their practice. You ha…
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Join Richard Low and George Hariri in this special episode. They delve into the crucial process of setting goals and intentions for dental practices in the new year, and the importance of aligning goals with personal vision. Whether it's transitioning from solo to group practice or scaling new heights--we'll cover it here today.…
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Richard Low and guest Brannon Moncrief of McLarren + Associates explore the complexities of selling to Dental Service Organizations (DSOs). They dissect various DSO deal structures, focusing on cash at close and equity components, and how these impact a dentist's decision to sell. The episode gives essential insights for dentists navigating the mul…
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Richard and Caitlin are live from our headquarters hot off the heels or our live ABPM (Analytics-based Practice Management) course. We go behind-the-scenes into how ABPM transformed over the years. Learn the innovative strategies that drive practice growth, the importance of adapting to change, the power of storytelling in practice management, and …
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From our headquarters, Richard and Caitlin talk about our Analytics-based Practice Management Mastermind. We focus on both the financial and personal growth aspects of dental practice management. We talk about less tangible yet equally important elements of personal well-being, discussing meditation, stress management, and finding healthy outlets. …
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Shared Practices offers Analytics-based Practice Management only twice a year. Today we interview course attendees. From exploring our hygiene-led philosophy, which has led to an average of 37-39% year-over-year collections growth, to discussing the practical takeaways and personal experiences. Listen to real-life, effective strategies for dental p…
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Part 2 delves deeper into Andrew's experiences post-acquisition. Here, Andrew shares the early stages of running his practice, including adapting to new responsibilities and unexpected challenges. This episode focuses on the transition from closing the deal to actual practice management, providing listeners with a realistic glimpse into the life of…
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Shared Practices' very own coaches Caitlin and Danielle continue our series on dental assistants. Are you underutilizing your assistants? Do you even know how to empower them to do more? We're diving into what a good dental assistant does day in and day out. You'll hear a lot more great content in Part 3 as well, so check out the whole series! Talk…
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Richard Low sits down with Brannon Moncrief of McLerran + Associates. Brannon, with over two decades in the dental industry, discusses the evolution of his firm from a small Texas-based practice brokerage to a leader in DSO and private equity transactions. We talk about the complexities with selling to DSOs, and we highlight the importance of under…
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Merlin chats with Andrew, exploring his journey from dental student to practice owner. Andrew candidly discusses the hurdles and highlights of his final year in dental school and the steps he took towards acquiring his own practice. His insights on the intricacies of closing on a practice, from negotiations to legal details, offer valuable lessons …
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Ask the Coaches 👉 https://forms.gle/h97r1MHqi8pSp8zV7 Shared Practices' Suzanne Rassy and Traci Roland host Dr. Blake Anderson as they talk about his inspiring journey from graduating in 2021 to owning a practice. With his father as a role model in private dental practice, Dr. Blake always envisioned owning his practice and found the perfect fit wi…
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Ryan Isaac, from Dentist Advisors, talks with Richard about the lighter side of finance, how our personal lives intersect with our financial decisions, and the evolution of language and trends, particularly in the context of his teenage daughter's ever-changing lexicon. They draw parallels between the emotional bonds we form with people and the bon…
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