Harness the Benefits of an In-Office Membership Plan for Your Patients

with Jordon Comstock

Developing an in-office membership plan can be like harnessing the benefits of your own Amazon Prime program! In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Jordon Comstock on all of the details about creating your own in-office membership program for your patients.


Running Time: 46:59 minutes

In this Show Gary and Jordon discuss; What exactly is a membership plan and why it is so useful for many patients in your practice and in your community, how to market your membership program, the legal pitfalls to avoid, how a membership plan can be a powerful growth opportunity of your practice, how to automate your membership program and how to avoid the common mistakes with your membership program. As a fun side note, you’ll also learn about Jordon’s connection to our outro song, Dream Big from Ryan Shupe and the Rubber Band!

Jordon’s website: www.boomcloudapps.com

Jordon’s email address: jordon@boomcloudapps.com

The Science of Achieving Financial Independence

with Reese Harper

Sadly, too many Dentists are working late in their careers because they have to, not because they want to. Let’s face it, Dentists face massive financial pressures. Dental School is very costly and investing in your practice and keeping current with all the great technology available today is expensive.


Running Time: 62:53 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary invited his friend Reese Harper to share his wisdom on how to achieve financial independence so you can work because you want to, not because you have to! In this Show, Gary and Reese discuss; The Elements System for building wealth, how to avoid mistakes building your net worth, how to calculate exactly when you can retire, why it is such a mistake to base your retirement on the sale of your house and the sale of your practice, how to determine the appropriate savings rate at every stage of your career and most importantly, how to achieve financial peace of mind. This is important information for all Dentists!

Reese’s website: www.dentistadvisors.com

Reese’s email address: reese@dentistadvisors.com

Reese’s podcast:
The Dentist Money Show

The Role of Your CPA in a Thriving Practice

with Haden Werhan

Your advisory team should include a CPA and Financial Planner that has experience working with Dental Clients. Dentists have some unique challenges that are best navigated by a team of advisors that have experience with Dentists and understand the unique needs of the dental profession.


Running Time: 45:13 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Haden Werhan on the role of a CPA in a Thriving Practice. In this Show, Gary and Haden discuss; why Haden started working with Dentists, why it is important to work with a CPA who has experience with Dentists, why tax planning and financial planning need to be coordinated, the future of section 179 deductions, wealth protection strategies, the Academy of Dental CPA’s, and why Haden finds so much fulfillment working with the Dentists. This will be the most interesting interview you will ever hear on the topic of accounting!

Haden’s website: www.twdadvisors.com

Haden’s email address: haden@twdadvisors.com

Haden’s Blog: www.wealthextractions.com

The 60% Profit Practice

with Dr. Jonathan Afshari

Practice profitability continues to rise at alarming levels. A recent study reported that the average solo General Dentist practice had 74% overhead! If that is the case for you, then you are working too hard for too little.



Running Time: 58:48 minutes

In this Thriving Dentist Show Gary interviews his friend Dr. Jonathan Afshari on the topic of the low overhead practice. Jonathan is a self-made young Dentist who own 4 practices all built on the low overhead model. While Jonathan’s practices are low overhead, he takes pride in delivering quality treatment with excellent patient service. In this interview, Gary and Jonathan discuss; specific cost savings hacks and ninja tricks to lower overhead, the role that technology plays in the low overhead practice, how automation is an important key to a low overhead practice and how all of this leads to a quality lifestyle. Jonathan was kind enough to share a pdf document with listeners of the Thriving Dentist Show titled, ’10 Ways to Save $10,000 in a Dental Practice’ that you will find of great value as you reduce your overhead.

Link to receive the pdf document titled;
’10 Ways to Save $10,000 in a Dental Practice’
simply enter your email address on this site: www.smarterdentist.com

Collectively, these tips will save you over $100,000! THANKS Jonathan!

The Science of Personal Finance for Dentists

with Reese Harper

Last week Gary interviewed his friend, Dr. Doug Carlsen on the Thriving Dentist Show and they discussed the top tips that will allow Dentist to successfully retire with financial independence. That Thriving Dentist Show literally went viral soon after being published.


Running Time: 58:37 minutes

In that interview, Doug mentioned that he recommends Aquire Advisors as a financial advisory firm that helps Dentists make smart decisions about their money. In this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews Reese Harper the founder of Aquire Advisors. In this Show, Gary and Reese discuss; the most common challenge that causes Dentists to delay retirement, why Acquire works exclusively with Dentists, how Reese was able to be issued a trademark on a periodic table of financial health and the major pitfalls Dentists make with their investments. This is an information-packed interview on a topic of keen interest and importance for all Dentists!

Reese website: www.aquireadvisors.com

Reese email address: reese@aquireadvisors.com

Link to the Elements™ Workbook: http://aquireadvisors.com/elements-workbook/

Link to the list of financial planning questions: http://aquireadvisors.com/real-planning

Link to list of mistakes dentists make that delay retirement: http://aquireadvisors.com/7-big-financial-mistakes-delay-retirement

Top Tips to Successfully Retire with Financial Independence

with Dr. Doug Carlsen

Sadly, the American Dental Association reports that very few Dentists can retire at age 65 without reducing their lifestyle. Gary is passionate about changing that statistic and helping more Dentists achieve financial independence so they can go to work because they want to not because they have to!


Running Time: 63:12 minutes

In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Doug Carlsen about how Dentists can successfully achieve financial independence. They discuss how much Dentists should save each year, the 40, 25, 35 rule, specific investment strategies, investment scams to avoid, discount investment brokers and how to avoid paying too much in investment fees. This topic is critically important for all Dentists and Doug is passionate about helping his colleagues retire with the success they deserve!

Earlier Thriving Dentist Show with Dr. Doug Carlsen:
Secrets from Dentists Who Have Been Able to Successfully Retire Early

Doug’s email address: drcarlsen@gmail.com

Doug’s website: www.golichcarlsen.com

Aquire Advisors: www.aquireadvisors.com

Bason Asset Management: www.basonasset.com

Mastering the Business of Dentistry

with Bonnie Hixson

Dental PodcastThe business of dentistry is Gary’s favorite topic and in this Thriving Dentist Show, Gary interviews his friend Bonnie Hixson about how to master the business of dentistry. Bonnie is the founder of The Progressive Dentist magazine and she is recognized as a true thought leader in dentistry.


Running Time: 56:51 min

In this inspiring interview Gary and Bonnie discuss some of the most pressing challenges facing Dentists today on the business side. Among the topics they discuss are; the rising office overhead challenge and how to improve your profitability, some brilliant business resources for Dentists, the changing business climate for Dentists today, why amazing customer service is so important today, why mastering the people side of dentistry is so important today and will become been more important in the future, why the health & wellness of the Dentist and Team lead to a more profitable practice and why it is time to get serious about oral cancer screening. You will LOVE this interview and the wonderful energy that Bonnie brings to the profession of dentistry!

Bonnie’s website: www.theprodentist.com

Bonnie’s email address: bonnie@hixsonmedia.com

Bonnie on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bonnie.hixson

The Progressive Dentist Magazine on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ProDentist

Bonnie on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BonnieHixson

Are Your Controlling Inventory Costs or Are They Controlling You?

with Kim Bleiweiss

Dental PodcastIt has become much more difficult for Dentists to control practice overhead to appropriate levels. If you are a regular listener to the Thriving Dentist Show you likely know that Gary’s goal for your practice overhead is no higher than 60%.



Running Time: 50:34 min

In this Show, Gary interviews his friend Kim Bleiweiss on the topic of controlling your inventory costs. This is a very important topic because many Dentists are wasting money by carrying too much inventory or losing money because very expensive inventory is expiring on the shelf. In this interview Gary and Kim discuss why an inventory control system is so important, an appropriate budget for inventory expenses, common inventory mistakes and how to avoid them, the benefits and features of the inventory system that Kim developed and how an inventory control system will bring you peace of mind and improved profitability.

Kim’s websites:  www.leandentalsolutions.com and  www.ghmouse.com

Kim’s email address:   kim@ghmouse.com

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Changing Face of Patient Financing in Dentistry

with Dr. Bruce Baird

Dental PodcastA challenge facing all dental practices today is helping patients afford the care they need and want.





Running Time: 48:45 min

In this information-packed interview, Gary interviews his friend Dr. Bruce Baird about the changes that are impacting traditional patient financing options and how dental offices can provide a payment option that works for the patient and the practice alike. In this interview, Gary and Bruce discuss the current state of financing in dentistry and how this impacts every practice, how the practice can take charge of a payment option that will allow you to successfully finance virtually any patient, how patient financing can be professionally managed and how the right financing option can help you grow your practice and provide an attractive return on investment as well. This interview will provide you with new information that will help you help more of your patients afford the dental treatment they need and want. This information can make a massive difference in your practice!

Website for Comprehensive Finance:  www.comprehensivefinance.com

Dr. Bruce Baird email address: bruce@productivedentist.com

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How Thriving Dentists Can Avoid Becoming a Victim of Embezzlement

with David Harris

Dental PodcastEmbezzlement against Dentists is a serious problem.  Published statistics suggest that the chance of a Dentist being defrauded in his or her career exceeds 60% and those that become victims will experience on an average loss of $110,000.



Running Time: 51:31 min

To help you avoid becoming a victim, Gary interviewed his friend David Harris also known as; ‘The Dental Fraud Guru’. David is a licensed private investigator, with a graduate business degree and a professional accounting designation. He is the President of prosperident, the only company in North America specializing in the detection, investigation and remediation of embezzlements committed against dentists. In this interview, David and Gary discuss three things about embezzlement that will surprise you, how embezzlement is related to trends in the economy, why the information that most Dentists have been told about embezzlement is wrong and the one thing you need to take away from this interview. This is crucial information that will hopefully spare you the financial and emotional consequences of embezzlement.

Website:  www.prosperident.com

Regular email:  requests@dentalembezzlement.com

Urgent email:  emergency@dentalembezzlement.com

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