The Dental Handoff

Let’s stop using the wrong end of the toothbrush! This show is about passing you the knowledge, the habits, the systems and the strategies to lead your teams, lean on your tech, and listen to your gut, while you take care of teeth, and let’s get honest, the overall health, of our communities. By identifying the gaps, recognizing the plaque and extracting the truth with other experts in the field we will share their stories, empower you to own yours, and elevate your passion in the process. Show topics to include: Education, Tech, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Connection and Confidence

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In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by dental hygienist Sonya Dunbar aka the Geriatric Toothfairy!  Sonya is an oral health educator on a mission to reduce the health risks diseases and morbidity among seniors due to poor oral health. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for 30 years, TEDx, and national public speaker. Her passion for the Geriatric community is always demonstrated when she speaks — guided by decades of dental experience in private practice, skilled nursing facilities, and academia. Sonya and her husband, Gerald Dunbar, are the owners of Mobile Dental Xpress that provides comprehensive dental care to qualified nursing home residents. Sonya is a U.S. Navy Veteran and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Gerontology. Sonya is the C.E.O. of The Geriatric ToothFairy, Co-Founder of the National Mobile Dentistry Conference, Vice President of Mobile Dental Xpress, and a published author of Golden Nuggets For Life, Co-author of The Tooth and Nothing but the Truth and Modern Mobile and Teledentistry. In the episode, Dr. Kelly and Sonya discuss: - How Dr. Kelly and Sonya met during the pandemic - How Sonya began her journey into dentistry through her love of smiling as a kid - How Sonya' grandmother bartered her free teeth cleanings for cigarettes in her nursing home - and how this led her to see the need for dental hygienists in nursing homes - Sonya’s advice to “always trust your vibe” when feeling held back - The need to surround your self with self motivated people in your life aka Kelly's "Circle of 5" - Why there are “no voids in the day” and if you don’t plan for the day it gets planned for you - How not to get stuck in “that stinking’ thinkin’ - Hhow to navigate unsolicited advice by making your voice the loudest you hear every day - Why you have to believe you’re going to win to have a successful business - and so much more! Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Darius Somekhian! Darius Somekhian is The Head of Business Development for Cloud Dentistry, a digital marketplace where dental practices and professionals connect for work hire. He is also the co-founder of Pair Dental, the agency which pioneered the dental specialists traveling model. He started Pair Dental several years ago, as a business development strategist who partners with traveling In-House dental specialists and helps grow their professional careers in dentistry, one dental office at a time. He started out working in the dental industry at the age of 18 from the trunk of his car.  After growing his company to over 15 Million dollars in annual revenue, then transitioning to being on the corporate side, Darius has cultivated an incredible Rolodex of relationships in the industry. Co-founder of Pair Dental, a disruptive model matchmaking specialist to dental practices, and servicing the relationship. Contracted with over 1500 dental specialists nationwide active in over 150 dental practices. Cloud Dentistry is creating the largest dental talent marketplace, to change the way dental practices choose their talent and empower dental professionals to build thriving careers. Darius attended UCLA as an undergrad and is currently the CRO of Pair Dental. He has done consulting for large 100M privately owned dental group practices based out of Texas. Fun Fact about Darius: He designed, invented, and sold over 500,000 units of the world's first “99 Cent Pregnancy Test.” In the episode, Dr. Kelly and Darius discuss: - Why he chose the dental industry due to both the stability of the industry and flexibility within the industry - How he got his unique start in the dental sales of dental products - How he has found the courage to try new marketing strategies to achieve success in the industry - The one piece of footing for every entrepreneur needs to be successful  - How to get “unstuck” during the process of trying new strategies as an entrepreneur - How Cloud Dentistry makes it so easy to find available jobs in the dental industry - The benefits of peer to peer review system making booking through the platform simple and easy - Darius' best piece of advice he can give a professional looking for a forever home - and so much more! Get more information about Dental Ray at GetDentalRay.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jun 21, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Trevor Mower!  Trevor Mower is the Director of Business Development at DentalRay. Trevor has worked at Dental technology companies for the past four years. He was previously at Weave, the patient communication platform, where he helped oversee partnerships. Trevor has a degree in Communication from Brigham Young University. He is an Ultra Marathon Runner and is from Lindon Utah. He spends his free time playing in the mountains near his home with his wife and 3 little girls. In the episode, Dr. Kelly and Trevor discuss: - Trevor's “why” for dentistry - and how Dental Ray has literally helped save lives by finding cancers and other ailments during routine dental exams - How Dental Ray’s software platform sends CT images directly to board certified medical radiologists  - How these images save lives by finding issues early and the personal connection the life-saving technology of one of the company's founders - How Dental Ray helps doctors eschew liability issues and take images with a larger field of view - and so much more! Contact Trevor: Trevor@GetDentalRay.com Get more information about Dental Ray at GetDentalRay.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Dr. Christopher Phelps! Dr. Christopher Phelps is an entrepreneur, general dentist, and anamazon best-selling author of the book, Grow Your Dental MembershipPlan and The COMPLETE Book On Dental Marketing. He is a certifiedKolbe Trainer and is also an expert in the science of ethical influenceand persuasion having received his Cialdini Method Certified Trainer(CMCT) certification under acclaimed behavioral scientist, Dr. RobertCialdini. He currently practices in Charlotte NC and is the host of the DentalSlang podcast. He is the founder and president of Golden GooseScheduling, The Phelps Institute and Dental Membership Direct.Golden Goose Scheduling helps practices answer and schedule morenew patient calls while reactivating patients who are overdue forhygiene care. The Phelps Institute was founded to train Dentists inboth the clinical and business aspects of running their practice. AtDental Membership Direct, he helps offices create, implement andgrow their own in-house dental membership plan. In the episode, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Phelps discuss: - How Dr. Phelps took an interest in dentistry in the 7th grade when he attended a Future Dentists of America club with a friend. - Why following your “gut” often supersedes logic when it comes to choosing your career - Dr. Phelps experience with learning assessments and what they they can be used by people to better understand themselves - How a learning assessment accurately predicted who he is is an “entrepreneur” more so than simply a “dentist” - How he was influenced by working directly with the master of Influence, Robert Cialdini - One persuasion method every Dentist should incorporate into how they speak to their patients - Why the title of “Doctor’ carries so much authority and how that can be applied to the entire dental team - How to present treatment options to patients by dong so in "decreasing order" - and so much more! How to contact Dr. Christopher Phelps: Email: drchrisdmd@gmail.com Websites: https://goldengoosescheduling.com, http://www.dentalmembershipdirect.com, https://www.thephelpsinstitute.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jun 07, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Dr. Len Tau! Chosen as one of the top leaders in dental consulting by Dentistry Today, Len Tau, DMD, has dedicated his professional life to improving dentistry for both patients and other dentists.  After purchasing his practice, the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellencein Philadelphia in 2007, Len practiced full-time while consulting to other dental practices, training thousands of dentists about reputation marketing, leading the dental division of BirdEye, a reputation marketing platform, and hosting the popular, Raving Patients podcast. He recently authored the book Raving Patients and the jus release 100+ Tips to 100 Five Star Reviews in 100 Days. In 2018, Len cut down to practicing dentistry two days per week to focus additional time and attention to helping other dentists build broad and compelling online footprints that attract hundreds of new patients to their practices. In October 2021 he sold his dental practice but continues to provide his patients dental care 2 days per week while commuting from Parkland , Florida where he has resided since October 2020. Len lectures nationally and internationally on using internet marketing, social media, and reputation marketing to make dental offices more visible and credible as well as how to increase their case acceptance. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Tau discuss: - Why Dr. Tau chose Dentistry after growing up seeing his Dad “recreating smiles” as a Dentist. - Why he didn’t want to remain a practicing dentist his whole life and why he sold his practice  - A revolutionary software Len developed in order to make it easier for practices to foster online reviews - Why you don’t become a real dentist until you get a bad review - How practices  can operationalize getting good reviews from their patients - Creating a “reputation culture’ in the office - The least costly and most effective way of getting a good review - Why Dr. Tau is anti-social media in terms of generating new patients - Why social media helps inform community, but isn't great for on-boarding new patients - How to make the handoff from an office with reviews and turn those into converting more patients? - The importance of both VISIBILITY AnD CREDIBILITY for an effective online presence - And so much more! How to contact Dr. Len Tau: Email: len@drlentau.comWebsite: https://www.drlentau.com, Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ravingpatient,LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/drlentau Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday May 31, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Dr. Chad Duplantis of Dentists in the Know! Dr. Duplantis received his D.D.S. from UTHSC San Antonio in 1999 and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Baylor College of Dentistry in 2000. He maintains a small group private practice in Fort Worth, TX, focusing on aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Dr. Duplantis is an author, a lecturer, and a key opinion leader in dentistry. His interests are mainly in digital, implant, and restorative dentistry. In 2020, Dr. Duplantis co-founded the Facebook Group Dentists IN the Know, which is designed to keep the dental industry well-informed. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Duplantis discuss: - Dr. Chad's “why” of Dentistry stemming from an early interest in the medical field but a lack of desire to spend 10 years in schools and residencies.  - Why he enjoys the “bankers hours” of a 4 day work week,  and why in actuality it ends up more like a 7 day work week - Dr. Duplantis' insights from the “Rubber Chicken  Circuit” of his speaking tour - Why Dr. Chad loves treating all ages of patients - How his patients can notice if he’s having a bad day and how he has to “hero” his way through them - Why he has a wife at home and 9 more at work - Why the way you treat your patients leaves a more lasting impression than the technical details of the dental work - What qualities he looks for in potential new employees  - Why the ability to say “No’ is important when looking at speaking opportunities - How his team handle emergencies amidst his hectic schedule - Why every new technology implemented in a practice has to be done methodically - The top 5 topics he talks about on his speaking tour - And so much more! How to contact Dr. Duplantis email address: drduplantis@gmail.com Dentists in the Know on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/dentistsintheknow Dentists in the Known on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdIBrSCu4beV-B-J-qksCwQ https://www.fossilcreekdental.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday May 24, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by Astrida Curis aka The Traveling RDH! Astrida is a CEO of her own dental staffing agency Core Dental Staffing, a speaker, career coach, and RDH. She has been in the dental field for over 15 years. Astrida travels all over PA,Va and MD temping for her agency and speaking to dental professionals about temping, staffing, office culture, and employee retention. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Astrida discuss: - What Astrida LOVES about being a Dental Hygenist and why she tends to click with people in the dental industry - How having children got her to shift her practice into starting her own business and temping herself out as a hygienist - How Astrida got her start as an ortho assistant and eventually moved into hygiene - How seeing the impact of orthodontics firsthand changes everything - Astrida’s advice for those in her shoes trying to take the “great leap of faith” into starting their own business - When’s the right time to take the leap into entrepreneurship? - Why it’s important to listen to and learn from others who have already made the leap of faith and those who see qualities in you that you overlook - What Astrida learned from getting fired for a number of jobs - How to make your temp hygienist feel warm and welcome - The important role played by her “Chief Smiling Officers” And so much more! How to contact Astrida Curis: email address: Thetravelingrdh@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/astrida-curis-818b5b190 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coredentalstaffing/ Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com 

Tuesday May 17, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr, Kelly is joined by dental hygienist Loren King! Loren is an international speaker that brings awareness to topics like Human Trafficking Awareness, Dental Sleep Medicine, Dental Hygiene Education and Performance, as well as Human Motivation. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist, Saleswoman, Lecturer, Mentor, Coach and is publishing her first book this year. Loren happens to also be a licensed skydiver who has jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, solo, 34 times – which speaks to her resilience to conquer hard things. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Loren discuss: - How the leadership aspect drove Loren to dental hygiene as a profession - How Loren got involved in speaking and teaching - Loren's secret to (not) preparing for a great speech - Why it's important for hygienists to learn how to communicate with their patients - Why taking tests makes Loren "anxious as a wet cat!" - Loren's secret to overcoming stage fright - How to avoid going into autopilot with your career - Who is “that voice in your head?” - Why to "take up space" while you’re here And so much more! How to contact Loren King: email address: lorenkingrdh@outlook.cominstagram: Instagram.com/lorentheactivist Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday May 10, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr, Kelly is joined Dr. Lou Graham! Dr. Lou Graham owns and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Chicago Illinois. His philosophical approach to patient care is to be as conservative as possible utilizing the latest modalities in diagnostics and patient care. His practice has a strong hygiene/restorative base for long-term growth and value. He is the founder of the Catapult Education, an evaluator group within the profession that works withcompanies to bring to the marketplace, materials that best suit our practices. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Lou discuss: - Dr. Lou's dental career as a private practitioner which began when he opened his first private practice in 1985 - Why leadership is nearly impossible if a team doesn’t have mutual respect for one another - Why it’s important to be a giver more than a taker - His interactive feedback process for evaluating new staff - Why reviews are the cornerstone of any office - How to integrate your dental team into a cohesive unit - How to calibrate team members so they are able to all answers patients’ questions - The most valuable 2 hours of his month - Why same day treatments are an expected and crucial feature at a dental practice today - The little things to personalize a practice that are key elements the success of a dental office - What makes him nervous when talking to a potential hire about training in new technology - How he maximizes the value of his time with his patients - The hardest challenge he’s faced with his teams when they’ve struggled with their home lives - Why He has NO turnover - The importance of the team huddle in the morning to minimize stress and prepare for the day And so much more! Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday May 03, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr, Kelly is joined Trevor Hier, Chief Operating Officer at both Hier Labs™ and Catapult Organization™. Trevor graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami Herbert Business School and is a proud alumnus of Donna Klein Jewish Academy, a K-12 Jewish day school located in Boca Raton, FL. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Trevor discuss: - Trevor's journey into the dental industry and why the dental space has so much more to offer than what is confined to the dental office - How Trevor went from not knowing much about the dental industry to becoming a tech visionary in the dental world -  How Trevor found fulfillment in the dental industry working with his family and going through the entire entrepreneurial journey of a product - Trevor's leadership teams for managing dental teams. - How skills learned in a dental practice apply to various different business models, not just the dental industry - Why it's so important to allow staff and team members the opportunity to take on challenges and do what they love, and provide them the autonomy to be in the space where they thrive - How to have a team that feels comfortable and empowered to voice their opinions and disagreements - Why you can’t live in an echo chamber in your own head to be successful in business - Why there is not a single business that is successful because of just one person - And so much more! How to reach Trevor Hier:  Email: Trevor@catapulteducation.com Websites:  HTTPS://www.PlaqueHD.comHTTPS://www.steraligner.com About Trevor's companies: Hier Labs is a product synthesis, development, and distribution conglomerate that operates three separate manufacturing facilities in the United States. Hier Labs produces over 35 SKUs for various Fortune 500® companies; the company also manufactures its hallmark products, PlaqueHD® and Steraligner®. As Vice President of Marketing of PlaqueHD (an innovative toothpaste linked to a possible reduction in heart attack and stroke), Trevor oversaw peaks in customer acquisition, patient adoption, and overall revenue. The conclusion of his role coincided with the acquisition of PlaqueHD by American Orthodontics, one of the world’s largest privately held orthodontic companies. He also played a crucial role in strategizing and executing the partnership between Steraligner and Invisalign®. Under Trevor’s stewardship, Catapult Organization™ has become the largest dental education community worldwide (by the measure of YouTube channel subscribers), hitting all-time highs in operating revenue, strategic partnerships, and overall dental community engagement. Catapult Organization is set to launch the industry’s first educationally-based GPO in Q3 of 2022.  Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Apr 19, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr, Kelly is joined by native North Carolinian, Dr. Jennifer Bell! Dr Bell earned her undergraduate and doctoral degrees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She currently owns two practices in the Raleigh, NC area where she practices full time. Dr. Bell is a graduate of the Kois Continuum and a fellow in both the Academy of General Dentistry and International College of Dentists. Dr. Bell is active in the Academy of General Dentistry where she serves on the Dental Practice Council, Government Evaluation and Review Committee, and as a National Spokesperson. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Bell is busy raising three kids with her husband Brian. In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Bell discuss: - How to prevent overwhelming your dental team - Empowering your team to work through challenges - The challenges of dealing with patient backlogs especially in the last two years since the COVID pandemic - How to maximize your potential earnings in the dental marketplace - Defining and achieving the ultimate goals of your dental practice And so much more! Where to Find Dr. Jennifer Bell: Website: www.dentistsintheknow.com  YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCdIBrSCu4beV-B-J-qksCwQ Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Apr 12, 2022

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly takes a break from her insightful interviews to dish out some of her own advice regarding the recent changes in her morning routine that have completely changed how she goes about her day. Dr. Kelly breaks down 5 tips she has developed that will positively transform your morning and set yourself up for success every single day! Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Apr 05, 2022

In this week's episode of The Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes in veteran dentist and public speaker, Dr. Mark E. Hyman! Dr. Hyman is a renowned dentist from Greensboro, NC, and a public speaker whose work is characterized by his warmth, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and passion for dentistry. As an accomplished seminar speaker, he has lectured throughout North America and Europe at every major dental meeting. Dr. Hyman has earned national and international recognition for his seminars. Since 2001, Dentistry Today magazine has selected Dr. Hyman as one of the top speakers in dentistry. He loved his thirty two years in private practice, and currently serves as an Adjunct Full Professor and Special Assistant to the Office of the Dean at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC. In this discussion, Dr. Kelly and Dr. Hyman discuss: - Mark's journey through dental school at UNC, including how a certain famous athlete (ok, it's Michael Jordan!) who attended the school became his future patient. - How to put your ego aside and focus on building the perfect team for your dental practice - How his upbringing helped him to recognize the power of the team when creating his practice - The importance of investing in your own team with both education and technology - How leading edge technology can end up saving money in the long term - How to go about improving the situation at your practice no matter what your current role is - A story about the worst hire he ever made - Why being a dental student is completely different than being a dentist And so much more! How to Contact Dr. Hyman: Email: drmark@drmarkspeaks.com www.drmarkspeaks.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Mar 29, 2022

In this week's episode of The Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes in dental hygienist Samantha VanHoose, RDH! After five years in the dental field working in insurance and assisting, Samantha was finally exactly where I wanted to be, a dental hygienist. Six years later her physical health took a turn that opened a new interest for the importance of ergonomics. Now, in addition to clinical, she finds herself working as a LumaDent rep, fulfilling a passion for helping others maintain their career in dental as I did. In this discussion, Dr. Kelly and Samantha discuss: - How Samantha got her start in the dental industry in the office and what inspired her to delve into the clinical end of the practice - Why hygienists shouldn't be scared of the word "Sales" and how Samantha overcame her own fears to that end - How Samantha was able to overcome posture issues she developed by utilizing ergonomic loops in her practice - The importance of being around the right kind of people who want to come up with solutions together - How to discern between which sources of information you can trust in the industry - How you can move mountains to change conditions in an office by surrounding yourselves with the right people who share your philosophy How to Contact Samantha: Email: samanthav@lumadent.com https://www.LumaDent.com https://www.Facebook.com/LumaDentSTL Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Mar 22, 2022

In this week's episode of The Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes Clear Coaching consultant Allison Lacoursiere to the show! In this episode, Dr. Kelly and Allison discuss: - Allison's journey through the dental industry beginning at the age of 17! - How Allison helped transform and grow a dental practice in Bermuda at the age of 20 - The biggest struggles and opportunities dental practices face everyday - Where to start on the road to self development and how that can spread through and entire practice with the right leadership - The benefits Clear Aligners can have for a practice.  - What output a practice can expect to see through coaching from Allison - The mindset of having the team take over the Clear Aligners process - The radical shift in mindset she had that allows her to get creative and find solutions for practices How to Contact Allison: Email: allison@yourclearalignercoach.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allison-lacoursiere  Website: https://www.yourclearalignercoach.com Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

Tuesday Mar 15, 2022

In this week's episode of The Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes in dental veteran of 28 years and founder of the nation's largest student and new dentist community in IgniteDDS, Dr. David Rice! Dr. Rice gets into all sorts of valuable information for new and veteran dentists alike. In this episode you'll hear Dr. Rice discuss: - How he became inspired to become a dentist at a young age when he had a very positive experience as a dental patient. - Some of the key differences between dentists starting out today compared to when Dr. Rice began practicing.  - Why many young dentists come into the professional with a very entrepreneurial mindset, and the surprising source of much of their information - Why the dental school you chose doesn't matter nearly as much as what one puts into their own education - Why it's important to consider extensive data when planning a dental business, so that you are planning based on "more than a feeling"  - How to utilize technology to modernize a dental office and bring on a new "employee" - The key to keeping patients through changes to the way you do business Dr. Rice is an incredibly valuable source of information - enjoy all of his insights on this week's Dental Handoff! Contact Dr. David Rice: Email: David.Rice@ignitedd.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/igniteDDS/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ignitedds/ Where to Find Dr. Kelly: Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance.  https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com  or https://www.ascendhealthpartners.com Follow @ https://www.instagram.com/nextleveldh/

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