If you are a dental practice owner or team member, this podcast is for you! Join Kiera Dent as she shares first hand knowledge on what it takes to create a wildly successful dental practice!
Kiera joins the Tale of Two Hygienists gang to talk team dynamics! That means getting your entire team to run together as a pack. Kiera, Michelle, and Andrew discuss how to structure goals so all team members can feel part of the success, how to provide production and patient care simultaneously, and how to make sure the back and front office is on the same page.
Curious about other ways you can improve your practice and your team? Head over to www.TheDentalATeam.com for more podcast episodes + training videos + one-on-one help!
Establishing killer patient flow is part of the Dental A-Team’s 12 systems comprehensive success cycle, and in this episode, they’re teaching you how to get it done.
What is patient flow? Where does it start? What are the three Es of communication? These questions and more are answered by the DAT. By listening, you will improve your patients’ experience the moment they call your practice on the phone.
Be the best practice you can be with the help of the Dental A-Team. Visit www.TheDentalATeam.com
Dr. Summer Kassmel and Kiera are here today to talk to you about the difference between a personal assistant and executive assistant, and why you definitely need the help. Not sold on your need for a personal assistant? Dr. Kassmel shares steps to take to understand if the need is really there.
It’s time to loosen the reins of your life a bit, and learn the art of delegation. The Dental A-Team can even get you started! Email hello@TheDentalATeam.com
Yogi Dentist aka Dr. Jenny Perna is part of the Dental A-Team! Dr. Perna talks with Kiera about her role as an associate dentist, her hunt to buy her own practice, and the lessons she’s learning to prepare her to become a practice owner.
Some tidbits from their conversation: Dr. Perna loves the creativity of dentistry and is seeking her own narrative in the field; associate dentists can hone in on leadership skills at any time — they don’t have to wait to become the practice owner; there’ll be many speed bumps along the way to purchasing a practice and stepping into the lead dentist role, but there are even more educational resources (including the DAT, wooo!) that can help guide you.
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Dr. Jenny Perna grew up in Merritt Island, Florida, where she spent her early years performing as a dancer, singer, and actor. While attending the University of Florida for her undergraduate education, she worked as a dental assistant...
Dr. Summer Kassmel joins Kiera to talk about solutions for outsourcing! Now before you panic over the idea of incorporating a call center into your practice, let us talk you through it. Kiera and Dr. Kassmel share their experiences with outsourcing, good examples of who you can hire, and why outsourcing can be so effective in the COVID time.
A reminder: outsource companies are your employees, meaning you establish KPIs and check-ins. You can make sure they fit in nicely with how your practice functions.
Visit www.TheDentalATeam.com to find out other resources that’ll help your practice find success.
Joining the Dental A-Team family today is Caleb Guilliams, founder and CEO of Better Wealth Solutions and a financial extraordinaire!
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to start using money as a tool in your practice, and Caleb is a wealth of knowledge for doing that. In this conversation with Kiera, Caleb shares four principles for how you should think about your practice, your money, and your time, as well as two strategies for the more advanced students which will totally change the game in how your practice operates! You WILL NOT want to miss this episode!
The Dental A-Team is here to walk you through the second part of perfecting treatment planning! (Make sure you listen to part one of DAT’s treatment planning episode so you’re fully caught up!) This episode focuses on the shift to take from implementing basic procedures to something more advanced.These Workshop Wednesday episodes allow listeners a look into a more interactive training with the DAT experts. Be sure to follow along to all of them at www.TheDentalATeam.com!
Dr. Summer Kassmel is back!
It’s been a minute since we’ve heard from one of our top podcast guests, but in this episode she’s back and as wonderful as ever! Dr. Kassmel and Kiera talk about the challenges COVID-19 has brought forward, and why/how dental teams should be able to pivot rather than just endure.
Focusing on self care, becoming upstream thinkers, maximize two to four hours of your week to simplifying systems — these are all topics discussed and ways your practice can improve life for one another and your patients.
Want to hear more from Dr. Kassmel? Be sure to join Kiera, Dr. Kassmel and a fantastic line-up at Women Dentists Connect, November 13-14, 2020. Get your tickets and discount now at www.womendentistsconnect.com
It’s time for another Workshop Wednesday! In today’s proactive lesson, the Dental A-Team teaches the best way to present a treatment plan, laying out the steps and the best way to perform them:
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By implementing these steps, your visualization of getting the yes from your patient will go from a dream to reality! Listen up to know what to do.
Here’s to becoming scholars of dentistry — and in this episode, that means living life on your own terms and in a positive state. Kiera shares her limiting beliefs and what she’s done to overcome them. So what’s holding YOU back from being the person you want to be? — and what’s been lost by hanging on to these beliefs? The DAT is here to help you in multiple aspects of your life. Always remember that. Visit www.TheDentalATeam.com to make that connection.