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The Dentalpreneur Podcast w/ Dr. Mark Costes

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The goal of this podcast is to assemble the greatest minds of the dental profession and to pass on their most valuable and succinct lessons, in order to help you to achieve your full potential in practice and in life. Let's face it. Dentistry can be a frustrating and isolating profession... but you don't have to be an island anymore. It's possible to become more profitable, less stressed and more fulfilled in your career and it's our mission is to help you get there. For a whole host of free practice building tips and resources, visit our website at TrueDentalSuccess.com

The goal of this podcast is to assemble the greatest minds of the dental profession and to pass on their most valuable and succinct lessons, in order to help you to achieve your full potential in practice and in life. Let's face it. Dentistry can be a frustrating and isolating profession... but you don't have to be an island anymore. It's possible to become more profitable, less stressed and more fulfilled in your career and it's our mission is to help you get there. For a whole host of free practice building tips and resources, visit our website at TrueDentalSuccess.com

Location:

United States

Description:

The goal of this podcast is to assemble the greatest minds of the dental profession and to pass on their most valuable and succinct lessons, in order to help you to achieve your full potential in practice and in life. Let's face it. Dentistry can be a frustrating and isolating profession... but you don't have to be an island anymore. It's possible to become more profitable, less stressed and more fulfilled in your career and it's our mission is to help you get there. For a whole host of free practice building tips and resources, visit our website at TrueDentalSuccess.com

Language:

English

Contact:

928-910-2641


Episodes

1509: EBITDA Defined

8/9/2022
More lessons from the Mastermind sessions: DSN Co-Founder and DSI Blackbelt Coach, Dr. Addison Killeen, demystifies EBITDA as the valuation measure used by DSOs, venture capital firms and private equity groups in deriving a possible sale price for a practice. Spoiler alert: Gross revenues do not count. EBITDA is the one basis for valuation calculation. Tune in for Mastermind insider tips on how to increase your EBITDA multiples without having to add more locations to your practice. EPISODE...

Duration:00:18:05

1508: Your Manifesto

8/8/2022
“Imagine it’s your last day of clinical dentistry …” In this episode, Dr. Mark Costes revisits the Mastermind visualization exercise he conducts with every new member of the Dental Success community. Beginning with the end in mind, he takes inspiration from Steven Covey to guide Masterminders towards establishing a clear vision of what their ideal practice and life would look like when they transition out of clinical dentistry. Listen in to set your own goals for the future and how to get...

Duration:00:30:06

1507: Assets and Wealth Generation

8/5/2022
Returning guest Dr. David Phelps sits down with Dr. Mark Costes today for more insights on building wealth and cash flow outside the practice. Himself a former practice owner, David founded the Freedom Founders Mastermind Community helping dentists achieve financial freedom through real estate investing. Here he shares his views on passive income, debt, savings, taxes and creating a sustainable, predictable, inflation-hedged investment portfolio. EPISODE...

Duration:00:43:23

1506: Digital Design Done For You

8/4/2022
Today we look at the future of dentistry and how Artificial Intelligence can help take a practice to the next level. Rob Laizure, Founding Partner of FullContour Design Services, speaks to Dr. Mark Costes on the benefits of utilizing AI digital design services for crowns, bridges, orthodontics, implants, guided surgery and removables. With the latest advancement in 3D printing technology, Rob shares how digital design and AI can alleviate workflow bottlenecks, overcome high-priced CAD...

Duration:00:50:15

1505: Dentistry and Life

8/3/2022
Dentists lead fast-paced, high-stress, intense lives. For this reason, every dentist needs a life coach. This was the motivation for Chelsea Myers, Founder and CEO of Dental Life Coach, to offer transformative coaching to dental professionals and help them create the dental life they desire. Dr. Mark Costes chatted with Chelsea at the recent Dykema DSO conference to learn more about how dentists can become better communicators, have a positive relationship with money, increase case...

Duration:00:35:20

1504: Venture Capital in Dentistry

8/2/2022
Today’s guest is a general-dentist-turned-venture-capitalist who is changing the landscape of dental and systemic health ventures. Dr. Jeremy Krell is Managing Partner of Revere Partners, the first-ever venture capital fund focused on oral health. At the Dykema DSO Conference recently held in Colorado, he talked to Dr. Mark Costes about how their dental industry expertise helps connect startups with investors and leaders of top dental chains, manufacturers, insurers, nationwide labs and...

Duration:00:32:11

1503: The Ultimate Marketing Resource

8/1/2022
Ryan Gross, DSI and DSN Chief Marketing Officer and Founder/CEO of MyCMOShare, returns to the Dentalpreneur Podcast to talk about The Dental Office Marketing Manual – a comprehensive playbook to dental marketing co-written with Dr. Addison Killeen and Kristin Carroll. Using data to help make smart business decisions that drive dental practice growth, he gives a preview of the manual’s real world marketing examples and its lessons on brand experience, website and online presence, social media...

Duration:00:37:45

1502: The Right Start

7/30/2022
Amid soaring interest rates and rapid inflation, one might ask: Is this a good time to take the first step towards startup practice ownership or an acquisition? Drs. Taher Dhoon and Chris Green of The Practice Launchpad join Dr. Mark Costes in this episode to address this prevailing question in the dental vertical. Together, they identify red flags when evaluating loans, rentals, and dealing with contractors so as not to be taken advantage of. They also stress the need for having a resource...

Duration:00:42:38

1501: Workforce Retention

7/29/2022
This episode of The Dentalpreneur Podcast was recorded live from the recently held Dykema DSO Conference in Colorado where Dr. Mark Costes led a panel of experts on workforce retention and evolving into a Blackbelt Practice organization. Joining him were Margaret McGuckin, Co-Founder & Principal of i3 Ignite, Dee Fischer, CEO of Fischer Professional Group, and Charles Moser, DEO Executive Coach. Listen in for their tips on what it takes to be in the highest echelon of Blackbelt Practice and...

Duration:00:34:21

1500: 1500th Episode

7/28/2022
Today marks a milestone as The Dentalpreneur Podcast celebrates its 1,500th episode. Dr. Mark Costes looks back since its launch in June 2015 as a pioneering podcast dedicated to dentists and dental professionals. More than 6.8 million downloads with listenership in 150 countries and 1,500 episodes later, he is ever so committed to continue on his mission to help educate his listeners grow and streamline their practices and stimulate personal growth as well as to reach their full potential...

Duration:01:16:09

1499: What’s Your Calling?

7/27/2022
Podcasting on the last clinical day of the Dominican Dental Mission Project in San Jose de Ocoa, Dominican Republic, an audibly tired yet utterly inspired Dr. Mark Costes shares with listeners the travails as well as the rewards from a typical day on their annual dental mission. Different from other dental humanitarian efforts, he talks about how the DDMP is completely mobile, transporting heavy equipment to a different mountain village each day to serve campesinos or country people in...

Duration:00:23:52

1498: Innovative Patient Financing

7/26/2022
Are treatment costs a constant pain point for your patients? Has this impacted case acceptance in your practice? Today, Dr. Mark Costes speaks to Jay Letwat on Sunbit’s Buy-Now-Pay-Later Technology – a disruptive technology that helps patients who traditionally get declined at the financing point of sale. Utilizing a behavioral model that considers multiple data points, even of patients with bad credit, to allow lenders to uniquely underwrite dental procedures worth anywhere from $60 to...

Duration:00:40:32

1497: Filling Your Bucket

7/25/2022
Today’s episode of the Dentalpreneur Podcast was recently recorded from the remote town of San Jose de Ocoa in the south-central mountains of the Dominican Republic, where Dr. Mark Costes took a brief break from performing annual missionary dentistry to chat with his friend and fellow practicing dentist and mission volunteer, Dr. Aaron Nicholas. Listen in on their moving conversation about the Dominican Dental Mission Project and how it has provided a variety of dental services not otherwise...

Duration:00:42:51

1496: Org Chart Do's and Don'ts

7/22/2022
As your single practice grows into multiple practices, it is imperative as CEO and business owner to have an effective organizational chart and a proper chain of command. Speaking from experience and sharing the lessons he learned from mistakes he made, Dr. Mark Costes teaches how a CEO must have the fewest number of direct reports, why there shouldn’t be redundancies in positions, and when to hire an executive team of C-Suite officers. EPISODE...

Duration:00:14:07

1495: Cheating Death at the Highest Level Pt. 2

7/21/2022
How does one go from crashing into a wall at 220 MPH in a pre-Indy 500 race, being punctured by a suspension rod in his femoral artery and almost bleeding to death, to defying all predictions for recovery only after four months and winning a Grand Prix? In one word…mindset. In this second part of Dr. Mark Costes’ keynote interview with James Hinchcliffe, the six-time Indy Car Winner talks about the grit and discipline it took for him to push the limits and the mindset that spells the...

Duration:00:26:18

1494: Cheating Death at the Highest Level Pt. 1

7/20/2022
In this first of two episodes from Dr. Mark Costes’ keynote interview at the Dental Success Summit 2022, we hear of the struggles and obstacles hurdled by six-time Indy Car Winner, James Hinchcliffe. James reveals the ups and downs of Indy Car Racing, the challenges to find sponsorship and funding, as well as the mental and physical demands of the motorsport. EPISODE RESOURCES http://www.truedentalsuccess.comDental Success NetworkThe Dentalpreneur PodcastDentalpreneur Podcast websiteReview...

Duration:00:33:29

1493: GSD Framework

7/19/2022
Dr. Mark Costes gives you the lowdown on how to GSD (Get S--- Done!) by establishing systems that hold every team member accountable for their contribution to attaining WIGs or Wildly Important Goals. More than just measuring Production, Collection and New Patients, he stresses the importance of setting new metrics and a higher level of statistical analysis to make smart decisions about one’s dental business. EPISODE RESOURCES http://www.truedentalsuccess.comDental Success NetworkThe...

Duration:00:22:21

1492: Information - Implementation Gap

7/18/2022
In this episode, Dr. Mark Costes asks the questions he asked at the Mastermind sessions in 2015 which are ever so relevant today: Where are you now? Where do you want to go? How do you get there? Let him guide you through this exercise to envision what you would want your dental practice to look like and reverse engineer the steps toward your goals. He also underscores the time-tested leadership principles of John C. Maxwell essential to a successful dental practice. EPISODE...

Duration:00:38:51

1491: Recognizing and Executing on Opportunity Pt. 2

7/15/2022
Part 2 of Dr. Mark Costes’ interview with Dentalpreneur Dr. Dave Ferguson showcases the slew of other successful dental-related businesses he founded on top of his 18-practice group dentistry. Today, he shares his concept of “ethical capitalism” and talks more about his passion projects for special need patients with I/DD, his business to help treat sleep apnea as well as providing orthodontic education for General Dentists. EPISODE RESOURCES https://celebrateinstitute.com/facultyDental...

Duration:00:26:13

1490: Recognizing and Executing on Opportunity Pt. 1

7/14/2022
How do you grow a single practice into an 18-practice group dentistry in 5 states using a business model based on partnerships? In this episode, Dr. Mark Costes asks forensic interview questions into how Dr. Dave Ferguson, a true-blue Dentalpreneur, built and scaled his business, earning for himself Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year regional award. EPISODE RESOURCES https://celebrateinstitute.com/facultyDental Success NetworkThe Dentalpreneur PodcastDentalpreneur Podcast...

Duration:00:27:53