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 142: The Ideal Way to Present Financial Options to Dental Patients
My goal as a dentist is to get to know my patients. It’s to make them feel seen and heard and to build trust with them. Because if I can get in relationship with the patient then the financial arrangements become a whole lot easier when the patients want the treatment and they want me and my team to be the ones to do it. Join me today as I share some methods I used when presenting treatment and financial options to my patients.
Episode 141: Dr. Baird Answers Your Question About Setting Team Expectations
I recently got this question from a doctor: “How can I as the doctor - through my leadership - build the skills to set expectations and promote accountability with my team?” Team management is probably the most challenging part of any dentist’s job. But, if you do it right, it will save you and your team from the chaos of uncertainty and team turnover. So today I am going to hit on a few answers to this crucial question.
Episode 140: Dr. Baird Answers the Hottest Dental Marketing Question
I get this question all the time, “What is my first step in marketing?” The answer may not be what you think. Join me, Dr. Bruce B. Baird, as I share my dental marketing tips that will help you boost value and increase job satisfaction no matter where you are in your career.
Episode 139: Dr. Baird’s Simple Tips to Managing Psycho Patients
We all get them eventually - the crazy patient. You know the type: negative, nasty, and unkind. But just because they walk through your doors, doesn’t mean you have to treat them. Join me today as I share some tricks I learned in my career about how to handle the crazy patient.
Episode 138: The Silent Killer You Aren't Screening For
I fell asleep at the wheel and ran off the road. That was the start of my own sleep apnea journey. This is serious. It saves lives. Doctor, if you want to do one thing as a clinical dentist to make the most difference in the lives of your patients, then get yourself as much education as you can about sleep apnea. Tune in to this episode to learn more.
Episode 137: The Only Thing Dentists Need to Say to End Patient Frustration
You’re a good dentist. And you do your absolute best for your patients. But your patients don’t know that. All they know is that they think it should take one visit to fix their problems, and when it takes longer they get frustrated and angry and blame you. Dr. Bruce B. Baird shares the only thing you need to say to your patients to kill their frustration before it even starts.
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!