The Millionaire Dentist Podcast

The Millionaire Dentist teaches successful dentists how to take control of their taxes, cash flow, and retirement savings. This podcast is brought to you by Four Quadrants Advisory. Commentary and insights provided by Jason Smith, CEO and Brogan Baxter, COO.

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Episode 1: Introduction

An introduction to the Millionaire Dentist Podcast and the team at Four Quadrants Advisory with Jason Smith.  

Episode 2: How Insurance is Wrecking Dentistry

Jason and Brogan share thoughts on insurance and dentistry. It's not all it's cracked up to be. Is there a way out? 

Episode 3: Is Overhead Killing Your Dental Practice?

Jason and Brogan share thoughts on overhead and dentistry. Is your overhead too high?

Episode 4: Building vs. Leasing Your Dental Office

Tune in to the latest episode of The Millionaire Dentist. Jason and Brogan discuss the pros and cons of building vs. leasing your dental office.

Episode 5: American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)

Tune in to the latest episode of The Millionaire Dentist. Our special guest this week isDr. Karyl Patten, President AAWD. 

Episode 6: How Important is a Great Website for Your Dental Practice?

How is your dental practice website looking? Could it use a new coat of paint? Do you have a website for your dental practice? 

Episode 7: Website Options and How to Use It to Grow Your Dental Practice

This podcast is part two of a three-part series to help you get your website looking great. If you missed part one click here. We have "web guru" Michael Reynolds, Spin Web Marketing, on to discuss easy to use techniques and tips. 

Episode 8: The 3 Most Effective Digital Marketing Tactics for Your Dental Practice

This podcast is part three of a three-part series to help you get your website looking great. If you missed part one click here and part two is here. We have "web guru" Michael Reynolds, Spin Web Marketing, on to discuss easy to use techniques and tips. 

Episode 9: Marketing Isn't the Only Way to Gain new Patients

Jason and Brogan have come up with a new way to think about marketing dollars spent versus acquiring a practice. If you need new patients coming through the door and are spending too much on marketing, then this idea might be for you.

Episode 10: 3 Awesome End of the Year Tax Tips for Dentists

Believe it or not, tax season is right around the corner. This week we talk to Four Quadrants’ top CPA to discover what you should be doing now for next year's tax season. Highly recommended for all dentists and specialists.

Episode 11: Is CAD/CAM worth the money? 

This week Jason and Brogan discuss when buying a CAD/CAM machine makes sense and when it doesn't.

Episode 12: All things Yankee Dental Congress

On this episode, we talk to Yankee Dental Congress General Chair Dr. Traci Portnoff. If you are going to this year's convention in Boston, or are considering going, this is a must listen.

Episode 13: Growth through Acquisition 

On this episode, we talk to Berrien Dental's partners Drs. Todd Christy and Eric Balsis. The main conversation revolves around how they have had excellent growth results via acquisitions, how marketing plays into their overall growth strategy, and what it takes to make a partnership strong and long-lasting.

Episode 14: Why Dental Specific?

On this episode, we talk to one of the most successful oral surgeons in Indiana, Dr. Larry Falender. We talk about why he prefers to work with dental-specific financial planners, why he became an oral surgeon, and he gives excellent advice for a younger dentist. Hit play, and you will probably learn a few things.

Episode 15: Why Dental Specific?

On today's show, we have Dave Butler, a super talented oral surgeon hailing from his hometown of Madison Indiana where he has practiced for over 30 years.  Dave is an Indiana University graduate, plays in three bands and every year he scouts out the best blues player's for Madison Indiana's yearly Ribberfesival.

Episode 16: Best Dental HR Practices

On today's show, we talk about human resources best practices. To help us do that our special guest today is Adrienne Twigg with Bent Ericksen. Adrienne has over 20 years of experience in the dental HR world and is happy to share many insights and tips for you to add to your HR arsenal. Take a listen and get ready to make your practice a better place to work for you and your employees. 

Episode 17: Dental Insurance Billing Tips

On today's episode, we have dental billing specialist Dr. James Anderson. Dr. Anderson built nine dental practices from scratch. While building his empire, he identified a need in the marketplace and created one of the largest dental billing companies in the nation. If you are looking for some great dental billing tips, this is the podcast for you.

Episode 18: How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 affects you the Dentist

On today's episode, we sit down with two of Four Quadrants Advisory's top accountants, Ryan McLaughlin and Colt Smith, to discuss the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 and how it affects dentists. The topic matter may be one that most folks find a little scary or tough to understand, so we keep it high level and very non-accountant friendly.  Anyone that is a dentist and pays taxes should probably give this episode a quick listen.

Episode 19: Dental Embezzlement

On today's episode, we sit down with embezzlement investigation expert David Harris. How prevalent is embezzlement in dental practices and what can you do about it? If you think it can't happen to you, please listen to this podcast.

Episode 20: Dental Office Leasing Tips from a Negotiating Ninja

On today's episode, we will be talking about lease negotiations and will hear some horror stories from tenants who decided to do it on their own. To help us do that we have Senior Consultant from Cirrus Consulting Group, Jas Banga. Before working directly for dentists and doctors, Jas spent many years negotiating on the other side of the table for a large commercial medical real estate group. 

Episode 21: The Psychology of Case Acceptance with Dr. Paul Homoly

On today's episode, we talk to case acceptance guru Dr. Paul Homoly. Dr. Homoly is a world-class leader in dental education and has written several books paul-homoly including what many consider the bible of best practices for case acceptance, "Making it Easy for Patients to Say “Yes.”


Episode 22: Special Needs Dentistry

On this episode, we discuss how you can make your practice more profitable by taking care of an under served population and feel great about doing it. To help us do that, we have veteran clients of Four Quadrants, Dr. Mike and Rebekah Glasmeier.

Episode 23: The Do's and Don'ts of Dental Transitions with Dr. Joe Richardson

On today's episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast, we will hear about and discuss two real-life tales of dental practice transitions. One that went great and one that had its challenges. Dr. Richardson owns and operates two very successful periodontal practices. 

Episode 24: Why do Dentists Underachieve Financially?

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast, we'll discuss sensitive subject matter regarding money. Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers of Four Quadrants Advisory are dental CE experts who share their insights on why many dentists and specialists underachieve financially.

Episode 25: What Dentists Need to Know Now About the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) During the COVID-19 Crisis

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist Podcast, we share with you the advice we’re giving to our clients about the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) being offered during the COVID-19 crisis. You’ll hear from Four Quadrants Advisory’s top financial expert and COO, Brogan Baxter, and Steve Levy, J.D., our lead CPA.

 

Episode 26: When the Sh*t Hits the Fan!

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast, we’ll discuss how to react to the unexpected. The COVID-19 pandemic requires we make quick decisions to secure our future. Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers of Four Quadrants Advisory discuss how to react when faced with such adversity. We want our listeners to come out of this positioned to be more effective than before.

 

Episode 27: The Growing Practice Revenue Series Part 1: Botox with Dr. Amy Marckese

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast - are facial esthetics a possible revenue stream for your practice? Listen to Dr. Amy Marckese, practice owner of DentalSpa Indianapolis, share how she sets herself apart by offering the application of both Botox and dermal fillers for a variety of cosmetic concerns.

Episode 28: How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast we discuss how much a dentist needs to save to be able to retire and maintain their current lifestyle. Casey Hiers & Jason Ewers of Four Quadrants Advisory address dentists’ concerns about how much to save for retirement and what an exit strategy looks like.

Episode 29: Tips for Reopening Your Dental Practice

On today's episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast, Casey Hiers is joined by Four Quadrants Advisory's COO Brogan Baxter. Casey & Brogan discuss reopening a dental practice in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown.

Episode 30: Leading your Team on a Pursuit of Excellence with Brian Kavicky

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast, SVP and part owner of Lushin & Associates Brian Kavicky joins us to discuss leadership. Brian and Casey discuss conflict resolution in a dental office and how to select the right personnel.

 

 

Episode 31: When to Seek Help with special guest and President Jason Smith

On today’s episode of The Millionaire Dentist podcast the founder and President of Four Quadrants Advisory Jason Smith joins us to discuss when a dentist or specialist should call us. High achievers tend to have a do it yourself mentality. Jason & Casey cover the financial implications of having a dental-specific external CFO and what the financial impact is on your financial freedom and retirement.

“I have been with Four Quadrants for a year now, and I can tell you my experience has been excellent. They are a top-notch company, and I highly recommend them to anybody.”

Dr. Larry Falender

Indianapolis Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center

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