THE MILLIONAIRE DENTIST™ PODCAST

Learn the secrets to financial success

Are you a practice-owning dentist? Discover how to navigate taxes, optimize cash flow, and build a secure retirement savings with The Millionaire Dentist™ podcast. Join hosts Casey Hiers and Jarrod Bridgeman, and special guests from the financial and dental industries as they share their expertise. Ready to retire with millions in the bank? Tune in and transform your financial future. Available on all major podcast platforms.

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The Millionaire Dentist Episode 50

Episode 50

New IRS Retirement Limits: What You Need to Know.

Dental-specific Financial Planner and Analyst, Stacy Phillips joins Casey Hiers to discuss the changes to IRS contribution limits for retirement plans in 2021 and how it can affect you.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 49

Episode 49

Buying vs. Leasing: Which Way Should You Go?

Dental-specific Financial Planner and Analyst, Will Taylor joins Casey Hiers to discuss buying or leasing an office and the pros and cons of each in your practice.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 48

Episode 48

Hobby vs. Business

Dental accounting experts Colt Smith and Steve Levy join the podcast to discuss the differences between a hobby that could potentially make money versus an actual business and what it can mean for your taxes.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 47

Episode 47

When Is It Time to Work With a Practice Management Professional? Pt. 2

Casey Hiers welcomes special guest Larry Guzzardo back to continue discussing when it’s best to work with a practice consultant and when it’s best to work with an all-in-one financial partner like Four Quadrants.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 46

Episode 46

When Is It Time to Work With a Practice Management Professional? Pt. 1

Casey Hiers welcomes special guest Larry Guzzardo to discuss when it’s best to work with a practice consultant and when it’s best to work with an all-in-one financial partner like Four Quadrants.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 45

Episode 45

Free Money & Forgiveness Season

Steve Levy and Colt Smith join our podcast to give our listeners important details about a new round of HHS Provider Relief Funds available to dental providers as well as discuss the forgiveness process for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 44

Episode 44

When Life Throws You a Curveball

Casey Hiers welcomes special guest Dr. Salomons to discuss how his life and practice changed drastically after one partner retired and the other became unexpectedly disabled.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 43

Episode 43

Implanting Implants into Your Practice

Casey Hiers welcomes special guest Dr. Leonard Ostrowski to discuss the pros and cons of adding dental implants to a practice.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 42

Episode 42

Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls or Tax Write-Offs

Casey Hiers sits down with Colton Smith and Steve Levy of Four Quadrants Advisory to discuss if and when tax write-offs can actually benefit you and your practice.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 41

Episode 41

Private Practice vs. Corporate Dentistry

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers discuss the pros and cons of owning your own private practice versus working in a dental corporate structure.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 40

Episode 40

Learn to Alleviate the Stress of Tax Day

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers discuss multiple strategies to help you make your taxes more predictable and, frankly, boring. Make your tax day less stressful with these helpful strategies and solutions.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 39

Episode 39

A Practice Owner's Path & Growth Through Acquisition

Casey Hiers welcomes special guest Dr. Ashly Cothern from Dallas, Texas to discuss not only Ashly's career path but how growing her practice by acquisition was the right fit for her.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 38

Episode 38

Is My Tax & Accounting Team Helping Me or Hurting Me?

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers discuss having the proper tax and accounting team. Poor tax management can wreck a practice owner’s success and momentum. Learn which characteristics to look for to confirm whether or not your CPA is hitting the mark.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 37

Episode 37

Shareholder Basis & How It Affects Your Practice

Casey Hiers welcomes tax specialist Colt Smith to discuss all things basis. Shareholder basis is a tax/accounting term that many practice owners with partnerships or S-Corporations hear about but do not fully comprehend.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 36

Episode 36

When Doing It Yourself Costs Millions

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers discuss the negative financial implications of DIY’ing the business and the financial side of a practice. Over the course of a practice owner’s career, the cost can likely be seven digits.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 35

Episode 35

How Am I Doing Financially Compared to My Peers?

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers pose the question to practice owners, “How am I doing financially compared to my peers?” Unfortunately, many dentists and specialists just don’t know. We discuss and share benchmarks to gauge yourself compared to your peers.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 34

Episode 34

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Associate

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers share the four questions every practice owner needs to have answered prior to bringing on an associate.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 33

Episode 33

The Growing Practice Revenue Series Pt 2: CEREC

Dr. Amy Marchese and Casey Hiers cover the pros and cons of spending significant resources to add CEREC to a practice. The hidden questions and concerns are discussed using an honest lens so practice owners don’t end up with an expensive coat rack.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 32

Episode 32

What to Know about the Economic Injury Disaster Loan

Casey Hiers and Brogan Baxter of Four Quadrants Advisory discuss the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, better known as EIDL, and share some do’s and don’ts that practice owners need to be aware of moving forward.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 31

Episode 31

When to Seek Help

Founder and President of Four Quadrants Advisory Jason Smith joins Casey to discuss when a dentist or specialist should call us. Jason and Casey cover the financial implications of having a dental-specific external CFO and what the financial impact is on your financial freedom and retirement.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 30

Episode 30

Leading Your Team in a Pursuit of Excellence

SVP and part owner of Lushin & Associates Brian Kavicky joins Casey to discuss conflict resolution in a dental office and how to select the right personnel.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 29

Episode 29

Tips for Reopening Your Dental Practice

Casey Hiers is joined by Four Quadrants Advisory's COO Brogan Baxter to discuss reopening a dental practice in the wake of the COVID-19 shutdown.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 28

Episode 28

How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers of Four Quadrants Advisory address dentists’ concerns about how much to save for retirement and what an exit strategy looks like

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 27

Episode 27

The Growing Practice Revenue Series Pt 1: Botox

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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 26

Episode 26

When the Sh*t Hits the Fan

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers of Four Quadrants Advisory discuss how to react when faced with adversity such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 25

Episode 25

What Dentists Need to Know About the Payroll Protection Program

Four Quadrants Advisory’s top financial expert and COO, Brogan Baxter, and Steve Levy, J.D., the lead CPA, share with you the advice they're giving our clients about the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) being offered during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 24

Episode 24

Why Do Dentists Financially Underachieve?

Casey Hiers and Jason Ewers, the dental CE experts of Four Quadrants Advisory, share their insights on why many dentists and specialists underachieve financially.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 23

Episode 23

The Do's and Don'ts of Dental Transitions

We discuss with Dr. Joe Richardson two real-life tales of dental practice transitions, one that went great and one that had its challenges.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 22

Episode 22

Special Needs Dentistry

We discuss with veteran clients of Four Quadrants, Dr. Mike and Rebekah Glasmeier, how you can make your practice more profitable by taking care of an underserved population and feel great about doing it.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 21

Episode 21

The Psychology of Case Acceptance

Dr. Paul Homoly is not only a case acceptance guru, but is also a world-class leader in dental education and has written several books including what many consider the bible of best practices for case acceptance, "Making it Easy for Patients to Say “Yes.”

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 20

Episode 20

Dental Office Leasing Tips from a Negotiating Ninja

To help us talk about lease negotiations, we have a Senior Consultant from Cirrus Consulting Group, Jas Banga, who will share horror stories from tenants who decided to do it on their own. Before working directly for dentists and doctors, Jas spent years negotiating for a large commercial medical real estate group.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 19

Episode 19

Dental Embezzlement

We sit down with embezzlement investigation expert David Harris. How prevalent is embezzlement in dental practices and what can you do about it?

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 18

Episode 18

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of '17 Affects Dentists

Ryan McLaughlin and Colt Smith 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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 17

Episode 17

Dental Insurance Billing Tips

We have a dental billing specialist, Dr. James Anderson, who has 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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 16

Episode 16

Best Dental HR Practices

To help us talk about human resources best practices, we speak with special guest Adrienne Twigg. Adrienne has over 20 years of experience in the dental HR world and shares many insights and tips for you to add to your HR arsenal.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 15

Episode 15

Looking Back at a Long Career

We speak with Dave Butler, a super-talented oral surgeon hailing from 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 players' for Madison, Indiana's yearly Ribberfestival.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 14

Episode 14

Why Dental Specific?

We talk to one of the most successful oral surgeons in Indiana, Dr. Larry Falender, about why he prefers to work with dental-specific financial planners, and why he became an oral surgeon. Listen as he gives excellent advice for younger dentists.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 13

Episode 13

Growth Through Acquisition

We talk to Berrien Dental's partners, Drs. Todd Christy and Eric Balsis, about how they've had excellent growth results via acquisitions, how marketing plays into their overall growth strategy, and what it takes to make a strong long-lasting partnership.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 12

Episode 12

All Things Yankee Dental Congress

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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 11

Episode 11

Is CAD/CAM Worth the Money?

Jason Smith and Brogan Baxter discuss when buying a CAD/CAM machine makes sense and when it doesn't

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 10

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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 9

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.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 8

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. We have "web guru" Michael Reynolds, Spin Web Marketing, on to discuss easy-to-use techniques and tips.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 7

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. We have "web guru" Michael Reynolds, Spin Web Marketing, on to discuss easy-to-use techniques and tips.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 6

Episode 6

How Important is a Great Website for Your Dental Practice?

This podcast is part one of a three-part series to help you get your website looking great. How is your dental practice website looking? Could it use a new coat of paint? Do you have a website for your dental practice?

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 5

Episode 5

American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD)

Our special guest this week is Dr. Karyl Patten, President of the American Association of Women Dentists.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 4

Episode 4

Building vs. Leasing Your Dental Office

Jason and Brogan discuss the pros and cons of building vs. leasing your dental office.

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 3

Episode 3

Is Overhead Killing Your Dental Office?

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

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 2

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?

The Millionaire Dentist Episode 1

Episode 1

The Introduction to the Millionaire Dentist™ Podcast

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

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