The Productive Dentist Podcast features Dr. Bruce Baird, America’s Most Productive Dentist, as he shares the wisdom and knowledge he has gained in over 30 years of dentistry. A pioneer in dental implants, scheduling, leadership, and practice management, Dr. Baird has a wealth of knowledge he is eager to share to help dentist become more productive and live better lives.
Episode 107 – Dental Practice Buy-In
Today, I'm answering this great question from a listener:
I am a 44-year-old solo doctor. I built my practice from scratch and my associate, who has been with me six months, wants to buy in. But it seems so early. I can’t imagine asking a 50/50 partner for permission on business decisions when I built this practice from scratch. So what do I do?
This is a loaded question. A great question! But a loaded one. Join me as I dive into my answers to this listener.
Episode 106 - Love, Respect, & Divorce in Dentistry (Part 2)
Last podcast I shared a little bit about my experience with divorce and dentistry. Today, I want to talk about some of the things I've learned and am doing now that make all the difference in the world.
Episode 105 - Love, Respect, & Divorce in Dentistry (Part 1)
This is probably the biggest thing that leads to loss of revenue and the ability to retire when you want to. It’s divorce in dentistry. This is a tough one to talk about. But in this episode and the next, I'm going to share my experience. This is very personal, but I hope my story can help someone in the future.
Episode 104 - The DSO Market
This is something no one wants to talk about: selling to DSO networks. I often get asked, “Is this a good DSO?” Well, that depends. They’re good….if they’re the right fit for you. Join me for a discussion of topics and questions that it would be prudent for you to understand before you sell your life’s work.
Episode 103 - Know Your Team
If you've ever asked yourself, "How do I fix my team?" then keep listening. The answer is simple, but it's not always easy. I had to deal with this in my career, too. Early on, I’m almost embarrassed to tell you how horrible I was. The better I got as a leader, the better my team got. So today, I want to look at some pointers and things that you can do as a leader that can help you end up with a better team.
Episode 102 - It’s the Why, Not the What
Today, I’m talking about the importance of educating patients on the why behind what I diagnose, not just the what of diagnosis. I’ll share some secrets I’ve learned about communicating well with patients and why diagnosing on risk factors makes the whole process smoother and gets patients to say “yes” to treatment.
Dr. Baird’s podcast contains such helpful and relevant content! I highly recommend it!
Favorite dental podcast
A coresident in my AEGD turned me on to this podcast. He spoke very highly of it and I now see why. Dr. Baird puts together an entertaining and informative show that has immediately benefitted both my patient communication skills and clinical success. My favorite episodes so far are New Patent Exam part 1 and 2, as well as the risk factor episodes.
1-on-1 With Dr. Baird!
Dr. Baird broke away from the traditional mold of the "interview style" of most dental podcasts. . . And it's great! He provides actionable content in shorter, to-the-point episodes. I would highly recommend!