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Hi, dental economists! I’m Mike Huffaker, and this is the Dental Economist Show, where you can join me and my guests in a conversation about the business of dentistry. Get ready to reconsider everything you think you know about growing your dental business as we exchange different ideas and meet at the intersection of profit and purpose.
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Are you a dentist interested in helping patients who truly need your care? Are you a dentist looking to own your own practice without the stress of a traditional practice? Are you looking for more free time and flexibility, plus the chance to spend quality time with patients? Consider the emerging field of dental home care. The ResiDENTAL Movement exists to encourage, equip and empower dentists to begin offering in-home dental care to patients who need it most - patients with limited mobilit ...
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Speaking with Steph

Stephanie Rodin, Rodin Legal P.C.

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This podcast will provide information across multiple industries who support small businesses, with a concentration in healthcare practices. The information provided is to be educational and to outline issues that small businesses may come across as they grow and expand.
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Practice Management Nuggets is a weekly interview series with practice managers, healthcare providers, or trusted vendors who support healthcare practices. Topics help managers implement, maintain, or improve business and practice administration so that health care providers can focus on providing quality health care services. Hosted by Jean Eaton, your Practice Management Mentor, of Information Managers Ltd.
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Dive into the heart of holistic health & success marketing with a podcast designed to inspire, educate, and transform the way holistic practitioners connect with their patients and grow their practices. Hosted by Ryan Kimball, a health & life coach with a passion for marketing and business who has dedicated over two decades to mastering the art of marketing for holistic practitioners, this show brings together the worlds of holistic health and success with effective, innovative marketing str ...
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Dr Aman Kaur, founder and president of Women in DSO. Join them as they discuss: The challenges faced by women in the industry Initiatives offered by Women in DSO Elevating women's profiles in dentistry The value of mentorship The impact of having more women in leadership …
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A listener recently asked me about scheduling systems in a house call practice. This got me excited because I could simply refer her directly to A Day in the Life of a House Call Dentist. This is the free scheduling guide I made to show you exactly what life as a house-call dentist looks like. However, I thought in this episode I would offer up som…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Chelsea Myers, Founder and CEO of Dental Life Coach. Join them as they discuss: The importance of open and honest conversations in the workplac The value of giving people the benefit of the doub Practical advice on difficult conversations Preventing burnout. The significa…
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Hi! I’m Stephanie Rodin, host of the Speaking with Steph podcast. In this episode, I want to speak to you about something that was put into place by a new federal requirement for legal entities, which relates to beneficiary ownership information. In this episode, we discuss: What sits under the umbrella of legal entities What they need to do to Whe…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Chris Salierno, Chief Dental Officer at Tend. Join them as they discuss: Creating a culture of improvement and accountability The value of effective communication The delicate balance between profitability and quality healthcare The role of boards and investors in dental …
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In the world of dentistry, going above and beyond for patients is not just a nice gesture—it's a calling. As a dentist who truly cares about the well-being of your patients, you already strive to provide them with the best possible care. But have you ever considered what it means to go above and beyond as a house-call dentist? This week I want to e…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Jan Jaffer, CEO of TREC Dental. Join them as they discuss: The importance of culture Different approaches to growth Prioritizing patient care The future of dentistry Work-life balance Bonuses And more! Jan Jaffer is the CEO and CVO at TREC Dental, a group of twenty social…
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Are you considering a career in house-call dentistry but feeling hesitant about marketing your services? This week I want to share some motivating words with you, inspired by the insights I impart to my Dental House Call Practice Academy students. Consider this episode a pep talk, guiding you through the importance of marketing in the world of in-h…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Dr. Sulman Ahmed, the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of DECA Dental. Join them as they explore: Patient-centered approaches The value of calculated risks Key principles behind the success of Dr. Sulman's dental business Why making sacrifices is intrinsic to pursuing success T…
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This week I wanted to address the one question I have been getting the most recently! Many of you have written in and asked how I both planned and carried out my maternity leave recently. As a solo dental practitioner, taking maternity leave came with its unique set of challenges and considerations. In this episode, we'll dive into some insights an…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Dr. Shahin Safarian, the founder and CEO of Lovebites Dental. Join them as they discuss: The importance of simplifying communication with patients Building a robust sales funnel Taking a patient-centered approach in the dental industry The challenges dentists face in runn…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Ray Caruso, the CEO of Lone Peak Dental Group. Join them as they discuss: The best hiring practices Aligning incentives and setting clear expectations Prioritizing patient needs The challenges and strategies of incorporating orthodontics Creating healthy habits that last …
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This week’s episode is inspired by a conversation I had with a fellow Dentist this past weekend. Mind you this was by no means a planned chat or networking event. My husband Chris, baby Robinson, and I traveled to the Long Island area of New York for a jiu-jitsu tournament that Chris was competing in. Typically, jiu-jitsu is the least violent marti…
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Hi! I’m Stephanie Rodin, host of the Speaking with Steph podcast. In this episode, I speak to you about credit card merchant fees being passed on to the consumer. Some questions have come up as far as how one is able to do this and its legality. In this episode, we discuss: What disclosures need to be in place What the penalty is for lack of disclo…
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In this special edition episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is live from Waikiki, Hawaii, and is joined by a panel of guests from the Planet DDS sales team. Join them as the team discusses: Their experiences in the industry Where they see dentistry going in the future Why they enjoy what they do And much more! Passionate about …
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On Today’s episode of the Residential Movement Podcast, we have a special guest, Dr. Ellie Halabian, the founder of the Teeth Matter Podcast, a community for dentists navigating the challenging career path of dentistry. Dr. Halabian's journey from public health to various dental settings in New York City reflects the quest for work-life harmony sha…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Lorri Detrick, the President and COO of Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry. Join them as they explore: The integration of medical and dental insurance The importance of culture in the workplace The value of data and technology in dental practices How to select vendors …
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When people first discover that I’m working as a house-call dentist the first question they often ask is if I have a van. Well, the truth is up until this past week I didn't have a van. My patients require care in their homes and would not benefit from a mobile dental unit. One of the huge benefits of starting a dental house-call practice is the mi…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Melissa Turner, Senior Executive Consultant and Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant Consulting Group. Join them as they discuss: Changing consumer expectations Effective marketing strategies The connection between oral and overall health The significance of inclusivity in …
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Regular listeners to The ResiDential Movement Podcast know how much I enjoy reading and how continued reading and education shape both my worldview and my House-Call Practice. In fact, in October 2023 I dedicated an entire episode to how reading can make us more informed and empathetic Practitioners. In this week's episode, I wanted to share my tho…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Kerry Straine, Founder and President of Straine Dental Management. Join them as they: Explore creating a doctor-centric practice model Discuss the importance of leveraging advanced technology to drive growth Highlight the importance of financial planning and data analysis…
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This week, The ResiDental Movement Podcast returns after a few weeks off to welcome Baby Robinson into our family and household. Initially, I did not plan on taking a break from the podcast, but I quickly discovered what any parent already knows, babies take a lot of work and a lot of time and energy! My sincerest thanks to the audience for their u…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Ryan McCostlin, Founder and CEO of Tailwater. Join them as they: Discuss prioritizing patient care over financial decisions Explore how to create a positive culture within practices Highlight key performance indicators used to assess success Talk about approaches to buyin…
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In this episode of the Dental Economist Show, Mike Huffaker is joined by David Harris, Founder and CEO of Prosperident. Join them as they: Discuss the prevalence of embezzlement in dental practices Share insights on how dentists can protect themselves Highlight the importance of hiring the right people Delve into the importance of implementing soft…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Kristi Casey, CEO and COO of Rock Dental Brands. Join them as they: Discuss how to build winning teams Emphasize the importance of setting big goals Explore the challenges of leading at scale Talk about creating a positive workplace culture Highlight the components of suc…
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In this special episode of The ResiDental Movement Podcast, I sit down with Joyce Go from Enable Dental for an in-depth chat about portable dentistry and the opportunities it presents for dental professionals. Joyce has nearly ten years of experience in the portable dentistry space. She is very passionate about meeting the oral health needs of the …
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Ben Walling, Senior Vice President and CTO at Sage Dental. Join them as they: Discuss the challenges and opportunities of implementing technology in the dental industry Explore the future of the dental industry with regards to tele-dentistry and AI Outline ways of creatin…
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This week I wanted to give you a peek behind the scenes of how these podcast episodes come together. When you listen to an episode, it's not always recorded on the same day. There's editing and coordination involved, especially when I have guests on the show. But I've got some awesome guest episodes coming up for you soon. I usually try to make the…
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Complimentary Marketing & Expansion Planning Session Want to meet with Ryan? Discuss your individual goals. Review the level of competition in your market. Evaluate your brand. Understand your ideal new patients. Review the current new patient marketing flow. Understand your current marketing. Create a custom marketing & expansion solution! Plus FR…
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Complimentary Marketing & Expansion Planning Session Want to meet with Ryan? Discuss your individual goals. Review the level of competition in your market. Evaluate your brand. Understand your ideal new patients. Review the current new patient marketing flow. Understand your current marketing. Create a custom marketing & expansion solution! Plus FR…
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Complimentary Marketing & Expansion Planning Session Want to meet with Ryan? Discuss your individual goals. Review the level of competition in your market. Evaluate your brand. Understand your ideal new patients. Review the current new patient marketing flow. Understand your current marketing. Create a custom marketing & expansion solution! Plus FR…
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Complimentary Marketing & Expansion Planning Session Want to meet with Ryan? Discuss your individual goals. Review the level of competition in your market. Evaluate your brand. Understand your ideal new patients. Review the current new patient marketing flow. Understand your current marketing. Create a custom marketing & expansion solution! Plus FR…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Brandon Robert Halcott, Co-Founder of Seva Dental Team. Join them as they: Explore revenue growth and expense reduction in a dental business Discuss advancements in technology Highlight the benefits of implementing cloud-based practice management software Weigh up the use…
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This past week, I had the honor of speaking to students at my wonderful alma mater, The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. It's funny how things change! After graduating, I never thought I'd be back there so soon. However, I was invited to speak to dental students about House-Call Dentistry, and how it transformed my life. This year's…
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In this episode of The Dental Economist Show, host Mike Huffaker is joined by Rob Kolts, Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at Premier Care Dental Management. Join them as they discuss: The challenges of modern dentistry The benefits of DSOs Aligning incentives with patient outcomes The use of AI in dental practices Using metrics to improve …
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In this episode, I want to delve into a burning question I got from a recent graduate of the Dental House Call Practice Academy (DHCPA). The topic revolved around the challenge of managing the multitude of tasks inherent in running a Dental House-Call Practice. The grad, clearly aware of the intricacies involved, sought advice on staying organized …
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In this episode of the Dental Economist Show, Mike Huffaker is joined by Jon Fidler, the Founder and CEO of Fidler and Associates. Join them as they: Explore Jon’s insights on the changing expectations of healthcare professionals Talk about the importance of transparency in building relationships Discuss how to evaluate candidates for success Highl…
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In this episode, I want to delve into the topic of choosing the right lab for your House-Call Dental Practice. I've found that selecting the right lab is crucial for ensuring a positive experience for my patient's long-term care and overall wellness. I’ve taken some time to break down an outline to highlight some key factors to consider when choosi…
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In this episode of the Dental Economist Show, Mike Huffaker is joined by Will Alexander, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations & CIO at Benevis. Join them as they: Discuss minimizing Friction for Patients and Practitioners Talk about the benefits of adopting AI in dental call centers Navigate the evolution of call centers in the dental ind…
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This week I want to address a common question and even critique that I often hear about House-Call Dentistry. Colleagues and fellow Docs often quip…”Don’t you feel like you are wasting your time driving to patient's homes every day”? Personally speaking, I absolutely love my drive time as a House-Call Dentist, and I want to share with you why it's …
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In this episode of the Dental Economist Show, Mike Huffaker is joined by Randa Seif, Chief Operating Officer at CaliDental. Join them as they: Discuss leveraging automation and centralization in aid of patient care Navigate the current staffing challenges in dentistry Talk about the benefits of adopting a community-centric growth strategy Examine t…
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This week I’m so excited to welcome Cathy Grinham to the show for a wonderful conversation about mobile dentistry and new advancements in mobile scanning technology. Cathy is a Mobile Public Health, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) in Massachusetts. Beyond being a dental provider with over 14 years of mobile experience, she’s an entrepreneur who a…
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I recently had a great conversation with a listener who's working at an FQHC and is considering her next career move after fulfilling her student loan forgiveness agreement. She's passionate about serving patients in need but is feeling burnt out by the demands of public health. If you're listening to this podcast, chances are you're also dedicated…
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I'm really grateful that you are taking the time to tune in this week, especially during this busy time of year! Last week, I talked about reflecting on your dental house call practice's performance and setting goals for the new year. This week, I want to share my personal reflection on the ResiDENTAL Movement with you. I reached my 2023 goals, but…
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As the New Year approaches I’m so grateful for a season of reflection and planning for how my house-call practice can both grow and serve members of my community. The New Year is always an ideal time to examine best practices for both tracking and evaluating where your house-call practice is going in 2024. In this episode, I want to address the imp…
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Are you considering starting your own dental house-call practice but are unsure of the demand in your area? Don't worry, I've been there too! When I started AccommoDental, I wasn't sure if there would be enough demand for house calls. But let me tell you, there is a significant need for this service. While demand refers to the number of people acti…
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Recently, here in my hometown of Buffalo, NY, we’ve had some snow. Now I'm sure that comes as little surprise to anyone who knows anything about Buffalo! I'm usually not the type to complain as soon as snow falls, but I want to mention the weather because the recent snow made me a bit nervous. Normally, I love snow. I enjoy skiing and think it's pr…
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This week I’m sharing my thoughts on how house-call dentistry can fit into a traditional chairside dental career. I know there are a lot of dentists out there who are interested in offering house calls, but worried about missing out on the benefits of chairside practice. Well, I'm here to tell you that you don't have to choose one or the other! In …
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My husband Chris and I were recently reflecting on how we spend our time, and it got me thinking about the importance of LOVING what you do. While my husband enjoys his job, I am fortunate enough to have found my dream career as a self-employed house-call dentist. It's truly a gift to love what you do, and I encourage you to pursue a career that yo…
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