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Dr. Russell Kirk is a private practice oral surgeon who is on a mission to help dentists succeed in the business and clinical aspects of practice ownership. On the podcast he shares experiences from his own practice. He also interviews influencers in the profession to get additional insights. His discussions focus on fixing broken business systems in dental offices, reducing overhead while maximizing profit, recognizing burnout and battling against it, building healthy teams, creating positive customer experiences, improving self awareness and mindset for dentists (in life and practice), and creating successful marketing plans. The Business of Dentistry features practical strategies for dentists interested in improving and growing their businesses.

Business of Dentistry Dr. Russell Kirk

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Dr. Russell Kirk is a private practice oral surgeon who is on a mission to help dentists succeed in the business and clinical aspects of practice ownership. On the podcast he shares experiences from his own practice. He also interviews influencers in the profession to get additional insights. His discussions focus on fixing broken business systems in dental offices, reducing overhead while maximizing profit, recognizing burnout and battling against it, building healthy teams, creating positive customer experiences, improving self awareness and mindset for dentists (in life and practice), and creating successful marketing plans. The Business of Dentistry features practical strategies for dentists interested in improving and growing their businesses.

    130: Two DSO Models To Choose From With Mr. Brian Colao

    130: Two DSO Models To Choose From With Mr. Brian Colao

    Are you considering selling your dental practice? Whether you are thinking about it or not, it is beneficial to know your options if that time comes.  This episode goes over some of the details including the risks and benefits of selling a private practice to Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and to the private equity market.

    • 37 min
    129: Stepping Back from Dentistry with Dr. Josie Dovidio

    129: Stepping Back from Dentistry with Dr. Josie Dovidio

    This episode is filled with great information on the importance of taking a step back and ensuring your priorities, such as your health, are staying central to how you are living. Sometimes radical changes are necessary to achieve a level of self-care that is necessary for a good quality of life. 

    • 26 min
    128: When The Tooth Cop Comes For You

    128: When The Tooth Cop Comes For You

    This week it is my pleasure to speak with Duane Tinker and he has a very interesting background! Duane worked in the Texas law enforcement industry then transitioned to a dental office investigator. His challenge with transitioning to this role was learning the dental industry so he could do his job well. He dealt with areas such as investigating clinical complaints against practices, fraud, and people working outside the scope of their licensure. 

    • 43 min
    127: Voice Search For Dentists - Are You Ready?

    127: Voice Search For Dentists - Are You Ready?

    Voice search and voice optimization are growing trends. After getting an Amazon Echo over the holiday season, the idea of artificial intelligence and voice search became intriguing. We have these voice-activated Smart Home devices in our homes that can control security cameras, lights, and even the thermostat. Smart Home devices also have the ability to tell you sports scores or current news. There is a remarkable amount of information at our fingertips. 

    • 19 min
    126: New Laws To Be Aware Of In 2020

    126: New Laws To Be Aware Of In 2020

    Situational awareness is all about being aware of what is happening around you in terms of where you are, where you are supposed to be, and whether anyone or anything around you is a threat to your health and safety. 

    • 22 min
    125: My Top Ten To End 2019

    125: My Top Ten To End 2019

    As we end one year and begin a new one, I wanted to do something a little different this week on the show. After going over various topics, I settled on sharing my top ten list of software and apps I have used in my practice in 2019. Now these are not your typical oral surgery tools or products. In fact, most stray outside of the lane of dentistry. However, I've adopted, tweaked, and have used each of these products in my practice.

    • 50 min

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