157 episodes

The Fee For Service Dentist Podcast is a podcast where dentist and dental professionals come together to share their best ideas on how to grow high quality dental offices. With the rising tide of corporate dentistry and dental insurance companies, FFS dental practices are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Tune in as Dr. Sonny Spera interviews everyone from industry leaders to average FFS dentists in your own backyard to find out what works for them and what he can do to keep his own practice FFS for years to come.

The Fee for Service Dentist Podcast Dr. Sonny Spera / Rogue Media Network

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 100 Ratings

The Fee For Service Dentist Podcast is a podcast where dentist and dental professionals come together to share their best ideas on how to grow high quality dental offices. With the rising tide of corporate dentistry and dental insurance companies, FFS dental practices are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Tune in as Dr. Sonny Spera interviews everyone from industry leaders to average FFS dentists in your own backyard to find out what works for them and what he can do to keep his own practice FFS for years to come.

    Dr. Spaulding - Ross Bridge Dentistry

    Dr. Spaulding - Ross Bridge Dentistry

    Ross Bridge Dentistry isn't just a workplace for Dr. Spaulding—it's a realization of her dreams, a platform where she can make a meaningful difference, surrounded by an exceptional team that feels like family. Dr. Spaulding's journey in the dental field commenced in 2009, initially as a dental assistant before advancing to become a dentist in 2018. With a Bachelor's in Biology from the University of Georgia and a Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, her commitment to excellence is evident through continuous training in Botox/Fillers, Platelet Rich Fibrin, and Microneedling, ensuring she stays at the forefront of her field.

    Beyond her exemplary educational background, Dr. Spaulding's dedication has been recognized through various accolades and memberships, including being a guest lecturer at the UAB School of Dental Medicine and co-founding the Dental Practice Matchmaker. Actively engaged in professional organizations like the American Dental Association and the Alabama Dental Association, she continually expands her knowledge and networks within the dental community. She also shares the knowledge she’s gained as a business owner through her involvement with Mommy Dentists in Business and her appearances on numerous podcasts discussing dental practice ownership.

    At the heart of Dr. Spaulding's professional ethos lies a genuine passion for patient care and education. Her patients appreciate her commitment to clarity and understanding, knowing that she strives to demystify dental procedures and empower them with knowledge. In her role at Ross Bridge Dentistry, Dr. Spaulding relishes the opportunity to not only enhance smiles but also to forge lasting relationships within her community. Her love for cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics finds expression in her transformative work, leaving a positive impact on the lives of her patients.

    Outside of her thriving career, Dr. Spaulding finds joy in her personal life, residing in the Riverchase Community with her husband, Dr. Andrew Spaulding, and their two sons, Riley and Elias. Family bonds run deep, as she cherishes close relationships with her parents, both of whom are also involved in the dental field. Embracing leisurely pursuits, Dr. Spaulding unwinds by immersing herself in literature and exploring the vibrant ambiance of local breweries.
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    • 58 min
    Dr. Chase Williams FFS start up, Tooth and Co.

    Dr. Chase Williams FFS start up, Tooth and Co.

    Dr. Chase Williams graduated from UMKC School of Dentistry in 2018. He opened his scratch FFS start up, Tooth & Co., in October of 2023. He focuses on offering Comprehensive and functional dentistry in a relaxing and no-rush environment. Dr. Chase focuses on using the best technology and materials available. He has a full in house lab with a mill and 3-D printers to leverage the technology to control the design process and lower overhead. He enjoys spending time with his Wife and three young children, working out, Brazilian jiu jitsu, or playing nerdy board games or DND.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Dan Alleman FFS dentist in Boulder Colorado

    Dan Alleman FFS dentist in Boulder Colorado

    Dan Alleman FFS dentist in Boulder Colorado who dropped delta which was 70% of his practice
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Joshua B. Bernstein, DDS and Allison Bernstein

    Joshua B. Bernstein, DDS and Allison Bernstein

    www.thriveoutofnetwork.com
    Joshua B. Bernstein, DDS
    3300 Webster Street, Suite 903
    Oakland, California 94609
    1-510-601-7645(w)
    1-510-812-2327(c)
    jbbdds@hotmail.com
    www.allnewsmiles.com

    Curriculum Vitae
    Professional Summary
    Dedicated and experienced dentist, committed to providing the highest quality dental care. Specialized in creating a caring environment with outstanding personal service, particularly for patients requiring sedation. Guided by the philosophy of William J. Mayo, M.D.: “The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered.”
    Education
    University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry
    1985 D.D.S.
    University of Southern California
    2014 Certificate in Intravenous Parenteral Moderate Sedation
    University of California at Berkeley
    1979 A.B. Environmental Studies, Biological Sciences

    Professional Experience
    1986-Present, Principal, Private General Practice
    Joshua B. Bernstein, DDS, Berkeley, Piedmont, Oakland, California
    1985-1986, Associate, Private General Practice
    Allan Hyman, DDS, Pittsburg, California
    1985-1986, Associate, Private General Practice
    Huntley Johnson, DDS, Berkeley, California

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Joseph M. DalBon, DMD

    Joseph M. DalBon, DMD

    Dr. Joseph DalBon or "Dr. Joe" as his patients call him, is known for his caring touch and humorous tone, putting even the most nervous patient at ease. Dr. Joe was raised in West Caldwell and North Caldwell and has firm roots in the communities that he now supports and serves. He is a 1992 graduate of The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Penn is widely regarded as one of the top dental schools in the world. Dr. Joe received the Certificate of Merit from The American Society of Dentistry For Children in 1992. He completed a general practice residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in 1993. While there, he received advanced training in all phases of general dentistry, as well as in the management of severe facial trauma and full mouth reconstruction. In 2001, Dr. Joe was awarded a Fellowship by The Academy of General Dentistry, an award received by less than 3% of dentists. In 2002 he received advanced implant training during a mini-residency at Rutgers Dental School. Dr. Joe received his Certificate of Proficiency in Er:YSGG lasers from the World Clinical Laser Institute and in CO2 and diode lasers from the Academy of Laser Dentistry in 2009. In 2012, he received his Certificate of Proficiency in Er:YAG and Nd:YAG lasers from the Academy Of Clinical Laser Technology. Dr. Joe is one of the only dentist in the state of New Jersey trained to use Er:YAG, Nd:YAG, Er:YSGG, CO2 and diode lasers for both hard and soft tissue treatment. In 2014, he was awarded a Fellowship by The Academy of Laser Dentistry. This honor is held by only a handful of dentists worldwide. In 2019, Dr. Joe was awarded a Masters in The Academy of General Dentistry. This honor is held by only the top 1% of dentists worldwide. He has been recognized as one of New Jersey's Top Dentists for the past 9 consecutive years by both Healthy Living Magazine and Morris / Essex Health & Life Magazine. Dr. Joe has volunteered his dental services to veterans in need through Dental Lifeline Network for the last 3 years.

    Dr. DalBon is an active member of :
    Western Essex Dental Association (Past President)
    American Academy of General Dentistry (Masters)
    American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
    Academy of Laser Dentistry (Fellow)
    World Clinical Laser Institute (Associate Fellow)
    American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
    American Academy of Implant Dentistry
    Academy of Clinical Laser Technology
    American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontists

    Joseph M. DalBon, DMD
    1019 Bloomfield Avenue Suite 1A & 1B
    West Caldwell, NJ 07006
    973.244.2424 / 973-981-1850
    jdb@njlcd.com
    NJLCD.com
    drdalbon.com
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Dr. Gina Marcus DMD

    Dr. Gina Marcus DMD

    Dr. Gina Marcus is native to Miami, Florida and graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, where she received her degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). She believes that a healthy mouth is the gateway to a healthy body and provides the highest level of care in general dentistry, Invisalign®, comprehensive dentistry, and Facial Cosmetic injectables. Her approach is to create facial balance and harmony.
    Dr. Marcus is a member and active participant in several prestigious professional organizations. She was nominated and appointed to be a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) to the Board of the American Academy of Clear Aligners (AACA), then nominated to become the leader of the Miami chapter of the AACA local study club, and was later selected to represent all of the AACA study club chairs on the Executive Committee at the AACA. She presents at the AACA yearly convention in Las Vegas, earned her Fellowship designation to the AACA, and is a graduate of DCM (Diamond Club Makers).
    Staying involved with all aspects of dentistry by frequently attending seminars for continuing education at the local, regional, national, and international levels allows her to be current with cutting edge technology, materials, and procedures in dentistry are critical to her and her practice.
    Dr. Marcus has been published in AACA Jornal, Today’s FDA magazine, featured in the book “The Beauty Prescription” and in the Medical Journal of Facial Plastic Surgery.
    Dr. Marcus believes that giving back to her community is critical to being a professional. She has participated in philanthropic ventures beginning in elementary school, which carried through to high school, college, dental school and to her private dental practice.
    In her free time, Dr. Marcus enjoys spending time with her children Benjamin and Jordan, her family and friends, running, traveling and listening to music, mainly TS (IYKYK).
    Cell: 305-710-2710
    IG- @infinity_dental
    IG- @ginamarcusdmd
    IG- @infinitymedspamiami
    Ginamarcusdmd@gmail.com
    ACCOLADES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
    #1 Provider of Invisalign to the NFL Player Program
    Lectures/Teaches at the Annual AACA Convention and local AACA Study Clubs in USA and Canada, 2021 - present
    Fellow of the American Academy of Clear Aligners, 2021
    Leader of the Miami Chapter of the American Academy of Clear Aligners, 2021
    Hands-on Trainer with Aesthetic Interface - Teaching Dentists how to use Neuromodulators and Dermal Fillers, 2022- present
    Key Opinion Leader and member of the Board of the American Academy of Clear Aligners, 2020
    Level 1 and Level 2 of Botox and Dermal Filler Training from Aesthetic Interface, 2020-2021
    Elite Invisalign® Study Club, Gallerite, 2018
    Panelist for the New Dentist – Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, 2015
    Spear Education and Spear Study Club, 2014
    Top 40 Dentists Under 40 by Benco Dental’s Incisal Edge Publication, 2013
    KNOW – Killer Network of Outstanding Women, founder, 2012
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    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
100 Ratings

100 Ratings

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My favorite dental podcast opening a startup

Opening a startup office, I’ve been listening to a LOT of podcasts. I’ve gotten the most inspiration and practical insights from this one. Thank you for putting yourself out there and the extra time you give outside of work to make this resource .

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