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The Power of Giving Back with Dr. Travis Burkett, DDS
Our guest this week is Dr. Travis Burkett, DDS. We sat down with Dr. Burkett and talked about the importance of giving back and being involved in his community. How his involvement with The Special Olympics opened his outlook on life and in business.  Why it’s important to bring consultants or...  Read More
1147 Thomas J. Schoen DDS on Bread & Butter Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Periosurgery, LANAP & LAPAP : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Tom Schoen is a small town dentist in a surprisingly crowded market with 5 general dentists practicing in his town of 2500 people. Dr Schoen has added Orthodontics, surgical and molar endodontics, periosurgery, LANAP, LAPAP and Pinhole surgeries and places and restores implants, often using 3D...  Read More
Online Marketing:  The Ground-Up Approach
I have spent the last 6 months looking for an Online Marketing Agency with whom to partner.  My goal is a simple one: just like every other dentist on planet earth, I would like more traffic to my website so that I can gain more new patients and grow my practice.  I have spent over a hundred hours...  Read More
34 Qualities of the Best Websites for Dentists
Creating the  for your practice is easier said than done.You need to have an informative, yet engaging site that your patients and potential patients will love. It should cover a wide range of different things so that it meets the needs of your website visitors. Social media links, blog posts...  Read More
Tyson Downs, Founder of Titan Web Agency interviews CareDash CEO Ted Chan
In this blog post, Tyson Downs of Titan Web Agency interviews CareDash CEO, Ted Chan. CareDash is a healthcare website that helps connect patients with the best doctors in their area.Tell us about CareDash – why did you start it? What’s the inspiration for the site?The seed for  grew from a...  Read More
Dentists: 10 Amazingly Simple Ways To Increase Case Acceptance Rate
Whether you’ve just started a new practice or have been in the business for years, low patient acceptance rate is one of the most common issues a dentist faces.For the most part, the problem has nothing to do with you or your practice -- dental visits have been decreasing nationwide for years.In...  Read More
Are You Prioritizing the Patient in Front of You Over the Ringing Phone?
If you answered yes, it’s time to rethink your front office phone policy.You may be concerned that the caller will immediately launch into a lengthy description of their question or issue, once you pick up that call, but there are strategies to put in place to keep the incoming call brief, without...  Read More
1146 Frank King, The Mental Health Comedian, Speaker on Suicide Prevention as a Workplace Health and Safety Issue : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Frank King, Suicide Prevention and Postvention Public Speaker and Trainer, was a writer for The Tonight Show for 20 years, is a Corporate Comedian, syndicated humor columnist, and podcast personality, who was featured on CNN’s Business Unusual.Depression and suicide run his family. He’s thought...  Read More
Dental Patient Comfort Shouldn't Be Time-Consuming
Are you a dental operator who spends extra-time with patients to make them comfortable? If this sounds familiar, then you understand the efficiency lost to folding towels, covering fuzzy store-bought pillows.MediPosture dental cushions maximize efficiency!Dental cushions by MediPosture are designed...  Read More
1145 Dr. Ryan Nolan DMD Founder of Elementa Oral Care and The Biofilm Factor Podcast : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Ryan Nolan, DMD is a researcher who is among the nation’s leading scientists on studying cutting edge preventative oral care. He attended the University of Illinois in Chicago, where he majored in Chemistry before attending Dental school at Midwestern University. VIDEO - DUwHF #1145 - Ryan...  Read More
Useful Applications for Family Practices
Technology has opened the business playing field for participants who lacked any kind of opportunity before – such as family dental practices. For example, many small businesses can’t afford to hire more than one or two people. Their productivity suffers as a result. However, apps and programs...  Read More
1144 Craig W. Herre DDS, FACD & Hal Stewart DDS, FACD of The Stewart Center for BioRejuvenation Dental Medicine : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
The Stewart Center for Minimally Invasive Dental Medicine (formerly known as The Texas Center) was established in 2014. Co-founders, Dr. Hal Stewart and Dr. Craig Herre, saw both young and established dentists who were frustrated with the current state of their practices. It was their desire to...  Read More
Building Patient Retention through Honesty and Transparency with Dr. Omar Paredes DDS
Our guest this week is Dr. Omar Paredes, DDS. We sat down with Dr. Paredes and chatted about the importance of being honest and transparent with your patients; and how doing so, helps your patient retention and your practice in the long run. We also get to know his story, his roots in Honduras and...  Read More
1143 Dr. Neil I. Park DMD, FAGD, DICOI, VP of Clinical Affairs Glidewell Laboratories : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Neil Park is Glidewell Dental’s vice president of clinical affairs. After receiving his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry, Dr. Park practiced dentistry for 12 years before beginning his career in the dental implant industry. For the past two decades, Dr. Park has held top...  Read More
Poor Ergonomics to Blame for Neck and Back Pain among Dentists
CBD Oil Can Help With Muscle Tension and Pain Chronic back pain is common among the United States population.Nearly 80% of Americans will encounter back pain at some point in theirlife, and the New England Journal of Medicine  in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 70% of dentists deal with...  Read More
1142 Lessons from the largest DSO with Patrick Bauer, President & CEO of Heartland Dental, which has 915 dental offices : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Pat joined Heartland Dental in April 1997, bringing over 23 years of experience in dental and healthcare operations management to the company. As President and CEO, he is responsible for the oversight and management of all operations and day-to-day functions of the company.VIDEO - DUwHF #1142 - Pat...  Read More
1141 Dr. Erin L. Mariscal DDS of Arnold Smiles and Simple DDS : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Erin received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 2003. Opening her private practice in 2006 fulfilled her life-long dream. She is a firm believer in continuing education. She is committed to learning new techniques - essential for providing her patients...  Read More
How to find the cheapest dental supplies
 "YOU are responsible for your own success and your own failures. When you realize and accept that and amalgamate that into your work ethic, you will always succeed! As long as you BLAME OTHERS for the reasons you aren't where you want to be, you will always be a failure." She is my world.I have...  Read More
A Buyers club NOBODY can beat....right at your doorstep.
“Quality means doing it right when no one is looking”~Henry FordThe Roosters of Kauai!Work life balance is so important, does it make a difference if you take your office with you while on “holidays”?The most productive and creative times for me are on what others would consider down time, or time...  Read More
1140 Dr. Kevin Frawley DDS, Founder of Beverly Hills Dentistry and Surgical Esthetics and Chase M. White Surgical, VP & Managing Partner : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Kevin Frawley, D.D.S. is a committed dental professional and teacher helping his patients create the smile they were meant to have. He practices in Beverly Hills with his son, Dr. Shawn Frawley and his daughter, Dr. Michele Frawley. He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA with a B.S. in...  Read More
The First Five Years of your Dental Career with Dr. Leeshik Shin, DDS.
     Our guest this week on the Dental Up Podcast is Dr. Leeshik Shin, DDS. He is a young, up and coming dentist from Little Elm, Texas who brings some insight into what it takes to be a dentist in today’s world. How he was able to open his new practice right after graduating. Shaun and Dr.Shin...  Read More
Dental Coaching | A Thief In Your Dental Office. What Will You Do? Are You In Compliance?
Last fall, a small local doctor’s office was robbed. During the lunch hour, while staff members were in the back office, a thief walked into the doctor’s copy room and stole a laptop containing protected health information (PHI). Eight months and $20,000 later, the good doctor narrowly avoided a...  Read More
1139 Dr. Russell K. Kirk DDS, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Founder of Business of Dentistry Podcast & ownR Magazine : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Russell Kirk was born in Union City, Tennessee, and lived in West Tennessee throughout his childhood. After graduating from Obion County Central High School in 1985, he completed his undergraduate training at The University of Tennessee-Martin in 1990. Dr. Kirk attended The University of...  Read More
1138 Dr. Nate Lawson DMD, PhD, Director of Biomaterials UAB School of Dentistry talks dental materials : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Nathaniel Lawson completed a DMD/PhD program in the field of dental materials at the University of Alabama under the mentorship of John Burgess.  After a stint in private practice, he returned to UAB in 2014 to teach and perform clinical and laboratory testing of dental materials.  In 2016, he...  Read More
Make your business work for you...
“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.” ~Roy H WilliamsI’m stupid.It took me a decade of “university of life” and countless mistakes to learn TIMEfactors. That was 25...  Read More
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