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Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran

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Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran

Howard Farran: Dentist | Dental CE Speaker | Founder & CEO of Dentaltown.co

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POWERED BY DENTALTOWN.COM Uncomplicate your dental life with Dr. Howard Farran as he interviews your fellow townies and leaders in dentistry! Dentists and dental professionals share their wisdom to make your dentistry faster, easier, higher in quality and lower in cost. Episodes released every week day with the full transcripts at dentaltown.com/podcasts.
 
This Podcast is for you, the Dentist, Entrepreneur, or Small Business Owner. Voted one of the "Top 25 Women in Dentistry" by Dental Products Report, Dr. Anissa Holmes has effectively mastered the skill of the use of Social Media, with a Facebook following of over 50,000 fans. Dr. Holmes has discovered that the most effective way to get massive results is to first have a vision and to focus on what matters most. Dr. Holmes teaches you actionable steps to develop your dental practice's culture ...
 
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Welcome to Episode 33 of the re-launched Dental Boss Lady Leadership Academy Podcast with Dr. Terri Pukanich. In today's episode we are gonna be talking about the importance of working on your patient communication skills. We will discuss the soft skills you need in order to have great patient communication, and the question you should ask all your…
 
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Dentists could learn a lot from Sol Price (1916-2009), the founder of Price Club in 1963, which became Costco, which pioneered the membership, absolute pricing authority, warehouse store retail model. The membership model is currently one of the hottest trends in retail. A store that tries to be all things to all people will end up being nothing to…
 
In baseball and HR, three strikes and you’re out. So, if you fire someone and they’re surprised, you need to reexamine your ability to manage and lead your team. Sometimes no matter how many times you tell someone they’re not performing and meeting expectations, they just don't get it. However, more times than not, managers and leaders want to avoi…
 
Welcome to Episode 31 of the re-launched Dental Boss Lady Leadership Academy Podcast with Dr. Terri Pukanich. In today's episode we are gonna be talking about the difficulties of being short-staffed. We will discuss the difference between being a boss and being a leader, and why you should set clear expectations inside your practice. We will also t…
 
Getting to Yes by Tracking No means you better know your overhead and break even point for the day. The average net income for: Dental Specialists ($320,990) General Practitioners ($197,190) Dentists who owned their own practices ($244,980) Dentists who were employed at a practice ($147,950) Oral and maxillofacial surgeons $448,140 Periodontists: $…
 
Does your dental team celebrate as much as your family? Do they spend more time discussing problems than celebrating victories? The whole team is greater than the sum of each team member. There’s no such thing as a self-made dentist. You’re only gonna reach your goals with the help of others - and that means having fun.…
 
Is a bird in your hand really worth two in the bush? Is it really better to hold onto something you already have than risk it all for a double? Did capitalism die? Why didn’t you keep your fast-food job instead of spending years and student loans for something better? Saving money for retirement is about laying out a bird now to get two or more out…
 
Transparency vs Opaque. I was wondering why successful dental leaders are transparent and not opaque until it became clear to me that if your not it’s clearly offensive. Does your dental office team know the daily breakeven point? Do they know the office overhead? Do they get to see the accounting reports for the balance sheet, statement of cashflo…
 
Dentistry could learn a lot from Sanford I. Weill, the former CEO of Citigroup who tried to join the Air Force until his application was denied by a dentist after examining his teeth. His major break on Wall Street came with a mundane job doing g the paperwork behind the brokers trades. Sandys success with Citigroup came from mastering the back off…
 
Dentists could hit a Hank Aaron sized grand slam if they could just learn and implement any of the major business lessons that Denny’s have used in over 1,702 locations since Harold Butler and Richard Jezak founded the first Denny’s in 1953 in Lakewood, California. Denny’s are 24/7/365 explaining why in 1988 more than 700 of their 1,221 stores didn…
 
First you need to stop doing it backwards. If you get the wrong person you spend all your time managing that person, you get poor results, and then you look like a bad manager. Get the right person who is already internally motivated, loves to work, loves their new job, who gets along with people, now you barely have to manage them and they’re maki…
 
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What is the best use of my dental office profit dollars?Only 60 of the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 were still listed in 2017. Over 50% of the S&P 500 has disappeared since 2000. Economist Joseph Schumpeter called this creative destruction in 1942. Mufasa called it the circle of life in the 1994 Disney children’s movie Lion King remake of Shakespe…
 
Welcome to Episode 30 of the re-launched Dental Boss Lady Leadership Academy Podcast with Dr. Terri Pukanich. In today's episode we are gonna be talking about the meeting rhythm inside our dental practice. We will touch on the four types of meetings we have: daily pod meetings, weekly meetings, division meetings and full-team meetings. We will disc…
 
Dentists could learn a lot from Pizza Hut. Founded in 1958 by two brothers Frank and Dan Carney who borrowed $600 from their mom. They named it Pizza Hut because their sign only had room for eight letters, whereas dentistry has nine. I want to personal thank Dan Carney with a shout out for making a religion out of availability to the young entrepre…
 
Dentists could learn a lot from Sonic Drive-In delivering service with the speed of sound. Founded in 1959 in Stillwater, Oklahoma by Troy Smith based on a new technology speaker box allowing you to stay in your car to order with your food deleted by a carhop. Today Sonic has over 3,494 locations in 46 U.S. states, and is owned by Inspire Brands wh…
 
How to buy a dental office with no money down. Back in the day, owners carried risk, but sellers had skin in the game. We didn’t have 3rd-party banks financing $1M+ dental practices to broke kids fresh out of dental school, getting their poor parents to co-sign, where if their kid couldn’t do the numbers and it went south, then it was an emotional …
 
Hi everyone and welcome to another episode of the Delivering Wow Dental podcast. So, excited to be here today. So, today we're going to be talking about the truth about why patients are not scheduling. Why are patients saying, "We will call you back. We will think about it," and how do we actually overcome that obstacle so that we can actually help…
 
Doc, I practiced through the 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. I met the financial crisis that led to the Great Recession when investors withdrew a record $196 billion from their money market accounts. 2020, you're no 2008. I’ve been contacting my friends at Henry Schein and Benco. In 2020 Benco closed fewer accounts due to collections/payment is…
 
Welcome to Episode 29 of the re-launched Dental Boss Lady Leadership Academy Podcast with Dr. Terri Pukanich. In today's episode we are gonna be talking about how to manifest your dream practice. We will discuss why you should start with defining what you want without worrying about how to get it. We will also reveal the two principles you should k…
 
Who’s answering your phone? Funnel-y how most dentists don’t track their new patient journey from landing on your website to calling your dental office. On average 100 people have to land on your website for three to call. Three people have to call for your front desk to convert one into a scheduled patient. Three patients have to come in with a ca…
 
When you increase your treatment plan acceptance rate you prevent a small problem cavity today, from turning into a bigger problem root canal or extraction in the future. When you offer same day dentistry patients are very motivated to do it today so they don’t have to come back. If the patient fails to schedule and come back your treatment plan ac…
 
Welcome to Our Practice! We realize that when it comes to picking a dentist that you have many choices to choose from. We want to sincerely thank you for coming in today and choosing us to keep you smiling for many years to come. Please feel free to share the enclosed referral cards with your family and friends to bring in on their first visit. Sha…
 
Hi guys, and welcome to another episode of the Delivering WOW Dental Podcast. Today, we're talking all about the best marketing for dentists who are wanting to grow a successful practice. So I absolutely love talking about this topic. As many of you guys know, we have done some pretty cool things inside of my dental practice with marketing. We have…
 
Kudos and praise to all the Dental Public Health (PDH) specialists who were recognized as a speciality in 1950, focusing on improving dental health at the community level rather than the individual level with programs like Community Water Fluoridation, children’s dental health programs in schools, setting up coronavirus and HPV vaccination programs…
 
When hygienist pre-appoint their own patients to future continuing care they will instantly find out which patients are onboard who isn’t . If the patient bought in to do the right oral healthcare thing and schedule their next appointment in advance, you can monitor this vital sign of patient buy in or give a warning sign your back door is open and…
 
Perception equals reality despite the world not being flat because trust has more value than logic. The time needed to make a knowledgeable decision reality means that most of us can only master one thing unless you’re Torakusu Yamaha who mastered both motorcycles and pianos. Trust is an investment when your infection control builds patient confide…
 
Profitability begins with the Financial Arrangement and ends with increasing account receivables, sending statements, then resending again with scary ‘Past Due” messages stamped on it with red ink made from a single drop of blood from your CPA, collection agencies, bad debt, negative cash flow, and high overhead. The Financial Arrangement at McDona…
 
If you want to keep your promise you should Underpromise and Overdeliver. The First Law of Customer Service is Satisfaction = Perceptions – Expectations. The Second Law of Customer Service is it’s hard to catch up once you are behind! When you over promise and underdeliver you are raising your patient’s expectations which is setting up a trap that …
 
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I’m sorry, we can’t see you today. Please wait in line and give us your money another day. Having your customers wait in line to give you money is an idea that given enough time will make your business obsolete and dead as a doornail from some competitor dentist who doesn’t have lines. If I can’t come in today and give you money then hit your gas p…
 
Is your house in order? Are you poised forward growth? The first Dollar General store opened in Springfield, Kentucky in 1955 and today has 16,368 stores in the U.S. which is 3.5 times as many as the 4,743 Walmarts. They locate their 7,500 square foot stores and plan their merchandise selection to best serve their target customers of the low and fi…
 
Dr. Doug Depew has been practicing in the Northwest suburbs of Atlanta Georgia since 1990. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia, received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and received his certificate in orthodontics and master's degree from Baylor College of Dentistry at Baylor University. Dr. Depew is t…
 
Female-friendly Lowe's started in 1946 and has 2,197 locations. Home Depot started in 1978 and has 2,296 locations. Home Depot focused on men because 90% of the 11.4 million U.S. construction industry workers were males while Lowe’s focused on females because they knew home improvement decisions are made by women, who also make 75% of all dental ap…
 
Welcome to Episode 28 of the re-launched Dental Boss Lady Leadership Academy Podcast with Dr. Terri Pukanich. In today's episode we are gonna be discussing the six critical success factors inside any bread and butter style of practice and the importance of the 80-20 rule. We will talk about being deliberate not only about your patient experience, b…
 
Hire on attitude and train for skills is what made Atlanta based Chick-fil-A started in 1967 by S. Truett Cathy. They do $11 billion a year with only 2605 locations, averaging $4.8 million per store, compared to McDonald's $2.7 million. The franchise fee is only $10K, the average franchisee earns $200K a year, you can only own one store, all becaus…
 
Hi everyone and welcome to another episode of the Delivering WOW Dental Podcast. I'm your host, Dr. Anissa Holmes. And today we're talking about how to build your dental practice from the ground up. So recently I've had quite a few people reaching out to me for practice growth strategy calls who are telling me that they are overwhelmed, they are ex…
 
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