24 episodes

Are you an Orthodontist wondering how to grow your practice in this fast-paced, competitive marketplace that seems to be changing every day? The Survival Guide for Orthodontists podcast is dedicated to making you the authority in orthodontics to prospective new patients in your community. Dr. Leon Klempner and Amy Epstein, co-founders of People & Practice, know the business of orthodontics. They bring you insights, tips and guest interviews focused on helping you thrive in a massively disrupted industry. Put more patients in chairs by competing on expertise and trust, not the lowest fees.

The Survival Guide for Orthodontists Dr. Leon Klempner & Amy Epstein

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    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Are you an Orthodontist wondering how to grow your practice in this fast-paced, competitive marketplace that seems to be changing every day? The Survival Guide for Orthodontists podcast is dedicated to making you the authority in orthodontics to prospective new patients in your community. Dr. Leon Klempner and Amy Epstein, co-founders of People & Practice, know the business of orthodontics. They bring you insights, tips and guest interviews focused on helping you thrive in a massively disrupted industry. Put more patients in chairs by competing on expertise and trust, not the lowest fees.

    Talking With Sue Hanen About Hidden Practice Metrics to Improve Performance

    Talking With Sue Hanen About Hidden Practice Metrics to Improve Performance

    In this 30 minute podcast we speak with Sue Hanen, an orthodontic consultant and life coach with more than 20 years experience. With extensive knowledge of the business of orthodontics, her focus is to create the certainty, clarity, and connection your team desires with sustainable operating systems. 

    • 32 min
    Talking With Chris Bentson About What’s Next For Solo Orthodontic Practices

    Talking With Chris Bentson About What’s Next For Solo Orthodontic Practices

    In this 30 minute podcast we speak with Chris Bentson, a partner at Bentson Copple & Associates, a company that performs practice valuations, providing recruiting services, and negotiating transactions with both buyers and sellers. Chris has consulted with a thousand orthodontic practices during his 30-year career. We speak with Chris about the changes brought about in the industry since the pandemic first shut down practices across the country last year.

    • 32 min
    Talking With Amir Abolfathi About How Technology Gives Orthos Control Over Production, Process, & Costs

    Talking With Amir Abolfathi About How Technology Gives Orthos Control Over Production, Process, & Costs

    In this 30 minute podcast we speak with Amir Abolfathi, the CEO and Cofounder of uLab Systems, developer of the next generation uSmile system that gives orthodontists control over treatment planning and processes while reducing their lab costs. Amir describes uLab Systems as a company that develops a suite of products for orthodontic tools: aligners, brackets and other hybrid systems.

    • 31 min
    Talking With Dr. Keith Dressler About Changes in How Our Target Audience Communicates

    Talking With Dr. Keith Dressler About Changes in How Our Target Audience Communicates

    In this podcast episode, we invite Dr. Keith Dressler, CEO of Rhinogram, a cloud-based, HIPAA-compliant telehealth communications system, about how the communication style of our target audience has changed.  Orthodontists need to adapt, by evolving communication to partly virtual means orthodontists can increase profitability. Covid has made us all take a hard look at how we reconfigure our practices physically and our processes, providing a forced test case on going virtual.

    • 38 min
    Talking With Brad Kucharo About Financial Advice For Orthodontists

    Talking With Brad Kucharo About Financial Advice For Orthodontists

    Dr. Leon Klempner and Amy Epstein invited Brad Kucharo, a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner from John McGill & Company, to the podcast to give us some financial tips and advice for orthodontics. This is especially timely as businesses plan their end of the year tax strategies, the recent change in the presidential administration, and the ongoing effects of the pandemic, specifically for practices that took Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans in 2020.

    • 33 min
    Talking with Joe Hogan From Align Technology

    Talking with Joe Hogan From Align Technology

    Dr. Leon Klempner and Amy Epstein invited Align’s President & CEO Joseph Hogan back to the podcast to talk about the future of orthodontics. Joseph is adept at taking advantage of the opportunities for advanced technology to increase market share in the medical industry. He brought his expertise from the Healthcare division at GE to Align Technology. In this 30-minute podcast we speak to Joseph about the digital transformation in orthodontics.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Keithy Weithy ,

People & Practice

Love Dr Klempner and his daughter Amy’s podcasts. Very informative and progressive.

JeanlovesLife ,

Great Marketing Podcast!

This podcast is easy to listen to and so informative- I am looking forward to future topics!

Mr. Tooth Str8ner ,

Great podcast

I’m a podcast-aholic. Leon and Amy have a very clear, listenable and enjoyable delivery. Looking forward to more!! Mike Lanzetta.

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