Free Orthotown Webcast on 10/26: Learn how offering "Buy Now, Pay Later" is proven to increase case acceptance rates, production and more.  Register Now

Today's Active Blog Posts

Displaying 1-25 of 1757
1 2 3 4 5
Page 1 of 71
Ep. 11: Dr. Grant Collins
Dr. Grant Collins, also known as The Braces Guy®, is an orthodontist & social media creator who practices in Rochester, MN. On this episode, you will learn about: *How Grant went outside of the profession to learn from companies like the Ritz-Carlton & Disney *Having a clearly defined mission,...  Read More
Ep. 10: Dr. Sebastian Baumgaertel
Orthodontist Dr. Sebastian Baumgaertel is a renowned expert on the use of orthodontic temporary anchorage devices (TADs) or mini-screws. On this episode, you will learn about: *Sebastian’s early life in Germany and what led him to the United States *Biomechanical indications for TADs to...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentists could learn a lot from Costco
Dentists could learn a lot from Costco Dentists could learn a lot from Sol Price (1916-2009), the founder of Price Club in 1963, which became Costco, which pioneered the membership, absolute pricing authority, warehouse store retail model. The membership model is currently one of the hottest...  Read More
Howard Speaks: In baseball and HR, three strikes and you’re out.
In baseball and HR, three strikes and you’re out.  In baseball and HR, three strikes and you’re out. So, if you fire someone and they’re surprised, you need to reexamine your ability to manage and lead your team. Sometimes no matter how many times you tell someone they’re not performing and...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Getting to Yes by Tracking No
Getting to Yes by Tracking No Getting to Yes by Tracking No means you better know your overhead and break even point for the day. The average net income for:  Dental Specialists ($320,990) General Practitioners ($197,190) Dentists who owned their own practices ($244,980) Dentists who were...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Does your dental team celebrate as much as your family?
Does your dental team celebrate?  Does your dental team celebrate as much as your family? Do they spend more time discussing problems than celebrating victories? The whole team is greater than the sum of each team member. There’s no such thing as a self-made dentist. You’re only gonna reach your...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Is a bird in your hand really worth two in the bush?
Is a bird in your hand worth two in the bush? Is a bird in your hand really worth two in the bush? Is it really better to hold onto something you already have than risk it all for a double? Did capitalism die? Why didn’t you keep your fast-food job instead of spending years and student loans for...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Transparency vs Opaque
Transparency vs Opaque I was wondering why successful dental leaders are transparent and not opaque until it became clear to me that if your not it’s clearly offensive. Does your dental office team know the daily breakeven point? Do they know the office overhead? Do they get to see the accounting...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentistry could learn a lot from Sanford I. Weill, the former CEO of Citigroup.
Dentistry could learn a lot from Sanford I. Weill Dentistry could learn a lot from Sanford I. Weill, the former CEO of Citigroup who tried to join the Air Force until his application was denied by a dentist after examining his teeth. His major break on Wall Street came with a mundane job doing g...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Let’s get back to the pre-pandemic mindset.
Let’s get back to the pre-pandemic mindset Let’s get back to the pre-pandemic mindset. If you’re double vaccinated you know this pandemic is over. Let’s get back to fight mode in building a championship dental office. What do champion dentists do more of that their colleagues don’t? If you go to...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentists could hit a Hank Aaron sized grand slam
Dentists could hit a Hank Aaron sized grand slam Dentists could hit a Hank Aaron sized grand slam if they could just learn and implement any of the major business lessons that Denny’s have used in over 1,702 locations since Harold Butler and Richard Jezak founded the first Denny’s in 1953 in...  Read More
Howard Speaks: How do you manage people?
Howard Speaks: How do you manage people? Howard Speaks: How do you manage people? First you need to stop doing it backwards. If you get the wrong person you spend all your time managing that person, you get poor results, and then you look like a bad manager. Get the right person who is already...  Read More
Ep. 9: Dr. Patrice Smith
Orthodontist Dr. Patrice Smith, also known as  in Washington, DC. On this episode, you will learn about: *Her entrepreneurial background growing up on the island of Jamaica *How Patrice found her own voice for blogging and social media *Patrice’s side hustle -  *Her recent practice acquisition...  Read More
Howard Speaks: What is the best use of my dental office profit dollars?
What is the best use of my dental office profit dollars? What is the best use of my dental office profit? Only 60 of the Fortune 500 companies in 1955 were still listed in 2017. Over 50% of the S&P 500 has disappeared since 2000. Economist Joseph Schumpeter called this creative destruction in...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentists could learn a lot from Pizza Hut
Dentists could learn a lot from Pizza Hut. Founded in 1958 by two brothers Frank and Dan Carney who borrowed $600 from their mom. They named it Pizza Hut because their sign only had room for eight letters, whereas dentistry has nine.  Dentists could learn a lot from Pizza Hut I want to personal...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentists could learn a lot from Sonic Drive-In
Dentists could learn a lot from Sonic Drive-In delivering service with the speed of sound. Founded in 1959 in Stillwater, Oklahoma by Troy Smith based on a new technology speaker box allowing you to stay in your car to order with your food deleted by a carhop. Dentists could learn a lot from Sonic...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Dentists Could Learn From White Castle
Dentist could learn a lot from White Castle, the first fast food restaurant in the U.S. which opened in 1921 at 110 West 1st Street in Wichita, Kansas. McDonald's didn’t start until 1940 and KFC was 1952. Founded by fry cook Walter Anderson and real estate agent Billy Ingram, they started selling...  Read More
Howard Speaks: Does your bookkeeper sit next to you?
Does your bookkeeper sit next to you? Does your bookkeeper sit next to you?  Does your bookkeeper sit next to you providing statistical analysis like NBA Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban pioneered back in the day with coach Rick Carlisle sitting next to Roland Beech–like I’ve done with Lorie...  Read More
Howard Speaks: How to buy a dental office with no money down.
How to buy a dental office with no money down Back in the day, owners carried risk, but sellers had skin in the game. We didn’t have 3rd-party banks financing $1M+ dental practices to broke kids fresh out of dental school, getting their poor parents to co-sign, where if their kid couldn’t do the...  Read More
Howard Speaks: How to start your new dental office from scratch with no money down.
How to start your new dental office from scratch How to buy a dental office with no money down. Back in the day, owners carried risk, but sellers had skin in the game. We didn’t have 3rd-party banks financing $1M+ dental practices to broke kids fresh out of dental school, getting their poor...  Read More
Core of the Nest Egg by Rick Kushner DDS, Founder and CEO of Comfort Dental
VIDEO - DUwHF #1642 - Rick Kushner AUDIO - DUwHF #1642 - Rick Kushner   Subscribe to Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran:   Read More
Ep. 8: Dr. John Pham
Dr. John Pham is an orthodontist & entrepreneur who co-created , a new category of behind-the-teeth braces. On this episode, you will learn about: *Lessons from his childhood as the son of Vietnamese immigrant farmers *How he dropped out of college to become a successful tech start-up...  Read More
Categories: CAD-CAM, Orthodontics
1641 Dr. Doug Depew on Attracting and Retaining Orthodontic Patients : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Doug Depew has been practicing in the Northwest suburbs of Atlanta Georgia since 1990. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Georgia, received his dental degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and received his certificate in orthodontics and master's degree from Baylor...  Read More
Categories: Marketing, Orthodontics
Howard Speaks: Doc, I practiced through the 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers.
2020 you’re no 2008 Doc, I practiced through the 2008 bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. I met the financial crisis that led to the Great Recession when investors withdrew a record $196 billion from their money market accounts. 2020, you're no 2008. I’ve been contacting my friends at Henry Schein and...  Read More
Displaying 1-25 of 1757
1 2 3 4 5
Page 1 of 71
Total Blog Activity
27
Total Bloggers
1,764
Total Blog Posts
1,694
Total Podcasts
1,650
Total Videos
Sponsors
Townie® Poll
Are you a part of a study club?

  
Sally Gross, Member Services Specialist
Phone: +1-480-445-9710
Email: sally@farranmedia.com
©2021 Orthotown, L.L.C., a division of Farran Media, L.L.C. • All Rights Reserved
9633 S. 48th Street Suite 200 • Phoenix, AZ 85044 • Phone:+1-480-598-0001 • Fax:+1-480-598-3450