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Now displaying: February, 2019
Feb 28, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 104

Hosts: Dr. Craig Spodak & Dr. Peter Boulden

Guest: Amber Mac

 

  • Introduction
  • Amber’s background
  • Impact of AI on dentistry
    • Dental Offices
    • Search by phrase
  • Intelligent personal assistants
    • Cloud-based voice services
    • Amazon Alexa
  • AI’s effect on service industries
    • Machine learning
    • Speed & efficiency
    • Chatbots
  • Efficiency & productivity
    • Improved customer service
  • Future of technology
    • Communications
    • Video services
    • Fulfilling things that humans want
  • Changing landscapes
  • Justin Trudeau’s interview with Amber
    • Technological advances of Estonia

 

References:

Search Engine Land

Tweetable:

If You Are Not Doing It Start Now - Dr. Boulden

Feb 21, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 98

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Dr. Dustin Cohen

Key Takeaways:

  • Background on Dr. Cohen
  • Dustin’s Journey
    • Going to business school
  • Top takeaways from business school
    • Going out and marketing your business
    • Functionality of the office, great systems in place
    • Knowing your numbers
  • Leveraging influences inside his practice
  • Purchasing his practice
    • Knowing the numbers
  • Service mix of his office
    • General & cosmetic
  • Words of wisdom from his journey
    • Creative aspect of business & dentistry
  • 10 year plan 

References:

The Practice - Beverly Hills

Dr. Cohen's GQ Article

Feb 21, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 96

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Kevin Reardon

 

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Introduction to why Kevin reached out to Peter & Craig.
  • Student Loans
    • How should students approach this?
    • First year income.
    • Looking at your student loan as performing debt, buying security in your future.
  • Private practice opportunities & new graduates.
    • Ownership & making a lot of money are not exclusive with one another.
  • How to position yourself as a pseudo-specialist?
    • More access to information.
    • Technology being the great equalizer.
    • How to get from new grad to CE?
  • How to not get taken advantage of as a graduate.
    • Be careful of online forums.
  • Get your dental education from rockstar clinicians & look for business inspiration from inspirational business people.
    • Find clinical mentors & the biggest thinkers in business.
    • Create a 3 year vision.
  • Success vs failure in dentistry.
    • Valuing your time.
  • How do you take the leap and start networking with the best?
    • Start doing stuff for the right reasons.
    • Doing good has a universal law to it.
  • What is possible & what is the way to get there?
    • Being told you can’t do it

 

Tweetables:

Ownership & making a lot of money are not exclusive with one another - Peter Boulden

Feb 21, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 93

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Introduction
  • Summit recap
  • The significance of digital marketing
  • Social media in business
    • Content
    • Organic interaction
  • Social media in 2019
    • Unique content
    • News hacking
    • Infiltrating other pages
    • Influencers
  • Providing value
    • Videos
    • Before & afters
  • Reviews
    • Yelp

References:

Titans Of Dentistry

The Bulletproof Practice

 

Feb 21, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 103

Hosts: Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Britnie Turner

 

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Introduction
  • BVI Stronger
    • Helping after the hurricane
    • Ariel Produced
  • Friendship with Richard Branson
    • Importance of good friendships
    • Business is a creative expression of who you are
  • Date With Destiny
  • Social Media & success
  • Focusing on the everyday
  • What does the best YOU look like
  • Access to best information & people
    • The podcast
    • Surrounding your brain with the best people
  • Britnie’s struggles in business
    • Your excellence will come out eventually
    • Doing stuff for you
  • Happiness & success
  • Business as a force for change
  • Aerial Global Community

 

References:

 

Aerial Global Community

 

Date With Destiny

 

Tweetable:

 

How can you be stronger on the other side - Britnie Turner

 

If you live by peoples praise, you’ll die by their criticism

Feb 14, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 102

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Christian Hart

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Introduction
  • Knowing your craft
  • End of the predatory practice
    • Figure what you want to do & what life you want to live, that’s what is right for you
  • Knowing what you don’t know
    • If you know you don’t know, you know it
  • Being self-aware of what you need to improve on
    • Treating dental school as the starting line
  • Taking someone else’s dream & making it yours, will not make you happy
    • Not sustainable to live someone else’s dream
    • Being pushed not pulled
  • The disease of more
  • Money & happiness
  • What are the Dr’s sights on
    • Make an impact & have a legacy
    • Commiting to the trip
    • Support networks
    • Progress = Happiness
  • The synergy between the doctors
    • Surrounding yourself with people who want you to kick ass
    • Finding people to synergise with
    • Same values & beliefs
  • Failure playing a big part of your life
    • Experiences with failure
    • Don’t be fearful
  • Advice to a dental student at 3 different stages of their career
    • First day of dental school
    • When they get in the clinic
    • The day they graduate

 

References:

The Big Leap

The Disease Of More

 

Tweetable:

If you are ever around people who say they have it all figured out, RUN - Dr. Boulden

You are a product of the 5 people you spend the most time with - Dr. Spodak

Feb 7, 2019

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Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast Episode 101

Hosts: Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Guest: Dr. Andi-Jean Miro

Key Takeaways:

 

  • Introduction to guest Dr. Andi-Jean Miro and he stairway to success
    • Known for working side by side with dentistry legends: Dr. Michael Apa and Dr. Larry Rosenthal
  • Success story
    • First met Dr. Rosenthal and Dr. Apa at NYU
    • 2015- Dr. Apa became her mentor
    • She was hired part-time after Dr. Apa became the primary partner and had bought out Dr. Rosenthal
    • Moved to New York and became a full-time practitioner
  • Dr. Larry Rosenthal admiration
    • His characteristics: real, upfront and honest
    • He might be harsh but comes from the right place
  • Dr. Andi’s role as a leader
    • She provides her team with technical support and works on brand growth
    • She hopes to be able to travel in the future as he role changes
    • She has absolute respect for Dr. Michael Apa and has been working with him for about 4 years now
  • Business growth
    • They bring different mindsets and ideas to business
    • And are provided with a different life style and a next exciting environment
    • Dr. David and Dr. Tarak
    • Outsourcing: by bringing Brazilian lab technicians to New York
    • Dr. Michael Apa mainly works in Dubai; but travels back and forth
    • Great team in Dubai lead by two main doctors
  • Digital focus
    • Digital work cases vs. monolithic work cases
  • The importance of ethical behavior and integrity
    • Focuses on supporting other dentists in the industry and makes sure that it is always the dentists decision to pick the right dentist representation
    • Describe Dr. Rosenthal as a role model
  • Dr. Andi-Jean’s social media success
    • Organic growth
    • Engagement
  • Wrap-up: Dr. Andi’s future plans and goals
    • She makes it clear that patient experience is key to connect with them
    • Continue building a successful career
    • Teach and lecture
    • Be the best clinician to her patients

 

References:

 

Aesthetics By Andi Instagram

 

Tweetable:

 

 

If you have a clear vision of what your life should or could be like, you have to execute this!” - Dr. Andi-Jean Miro

 

“You are rewarded in public for what you intensely practice for in private”- Dr. Craig Spodak

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