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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!


260: Do You Zig When Others Zag?

Sep 09, 2020

Kiera’s a guest on Art of Dental Finance and Management with Art Wiederman, sharing Dental A-Team tips to make your dental practice better than ever. Topics covered in Kiera and Art’s conversation include how to hire an A-team member; the best questions to ask during an interview; how to minimize cancellations; and so much more!

A great take-away from Kiera: In a world full of zigs, don’t be scared to zag.

Are you new to the A-team? Make sure you visit www.TheDentalATeam.com to access all the goods that come with being a member!  



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257: The And Asset

Sep 03, 2020

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!

Caleb is beyond GENEROUS and has TONS of free tips for our Dental A Team family.  Be sure to hop on over to https://betterwealth.com/dentalateam! There is SO MUCH THERE!!!
As founder/CEO of Better Wealth Solutions, Caleb Guilliams leads a company committed to show people how to be more efficient and control their money today while maximizing their future wealth potential.

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250: Magic Phrases and Pre-Payments

Aug 19, 2020

We’re diving back into working together in our DAT workshops! Today’s topic: the magic phrases to use in scheduling and how to best deal with pre-payments. The Dental A-Team crew helps out on the sidelines, sharing the three E’s of communication, and a whole bunch of other dentistry gold.

Interested in your own virtual training? Visit www.TheDentalATeam.com!


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249: “Here’s a Coin; Fix My Tooth with Dr. Howard Farran"

Aug 18, 2020

The amazing Howard Farran joins the Dental A-Team podcast! 

In this episode, Kiera and Dr. Farran cover a bunch of topics, giving you, dear listeners, inspiration for the job you love. They talk about advice for your younger, freshly-graduated-from-dental-school self; the politics of dentistry; the future of the dental world; and a whole lot more! Listen, enjoy, and then visit www.TheDentalATeam.com for more goodness.

Howard Farran, DDS, MBA, the founder and owner of dentaltown.com and Dentaltown magazine, has practiced dentistry at Today’s Dental in the Phoenix metro area for more than 30 years. In 2017, Incisal Edge magazine ranked him among the 32 most influential people in dentistry.

Dr. Farran reaches hundreds of thousands of dentists from around the world every day. His ever-expanding presence across social media platforms include 300,000 Facebook followers, 25,000 Twitter followers and 35,000 LinkedIn followers, not to mention the 250,000 registered members on ...

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243: Vomit, Stress, Then Pivot

Aug 04, 2020

Gross title, but hear us out. The DAT’s podcast episode theme today is all about being relentless in spite of the complicating times we’re in — and we haven’t been immune to struggles. Kiera talks through what she’s been dealing with as a business owner and a leader, and how she’s dealing with it à la Captain Jack Sparrow. 

There are two questions to ask yourself after listening to this episode: What are your inner motivations and where do you stand today? Listen up to make sense of it all.

P.S. Send us your yummy blueberry pancake recipes; we promise we won’t puke :)



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235: How to Lower Your Overhead

Jul 15, 2020

Kiera’s dealing out tips to keep things tight at your office! In this episode, she explains what overhead is, the breakdown of different costs, and three ways you can start lowering your overhead TODAY:

  1. Payroll. Employees, make sure you’re a necessity.

  2. Credit card processing fees (we’re talking saving $17,000 a year!)

  3. Supplies. Live lean and mean.

The Dental A-Team can help you get going on these steps, too! Need ideas for how to reduce credit card fees? What about a supply-tracking sheet? The DAT is here to save the day. Give us a holler today: hello@thedentalateam.com.


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232: Stop Tolerating Inefficiencies

Jul 08, 2020

An office manager listener recently shared with the Dental A-Team a frustrating situation at work. From that, Kiera created this episode, encouraging people to have the hard conversations they’ve been avoiding. Stop tolerating inefficiencies! Kiera shares two personal examples on how she had her own hard conversations recently.

Do you feel frustrated at work, feel that your job is being walked on, feel that you’re being replaced by actions? It’s time to TALK ABOUT IT. Kiera’s formula:

  1. Say the thing that’s holding you back

  2. Clear the expectations

Then email the DAT if you want to talk about it more: hello@thedentalateam.com.


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