T-Bone Speaks Dentistry

116 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Tarun Agarwal

T-Bone Speaks is a dental podcast dedicated to helping you achieve clinical, financial, and personal balance in dentistry.Dr. Tarun "T-Bone" Agarwal brings years of practical experience and a unique 'in the trenches' view of dentistry to the podcast.Thanks to his entertaining demeanor and down to ea… read more

116 Episodes | 2016 - 2019

Getting Patients to YES with Dr. Paul Homoly

May 27th, 2019


I have a firm belief that dentists aren't achieving their potential - clinically, financially, or enjoyment.  And in my opinion it boils down to the fact that we simply don't connect with our patients.

This lack of …

Medical Billing and Dentistry with Mr. Hootan Shahidi

May 20th, 2019


There are three ways to grow revenue in a dental practice.  Of the three the best way is to increase reimbursement for procedures you are already doing and/or doing for free.  Medical billing has the potential for just …

Practice Growth Journey with Dr. Steven Hernandez

May 13th, 2019


Listen as I sit down and talk with Dr. Steven Hernandez about how he has grown his practice and specifically how technology has played a role in this …

10 Commandments of Building A Practice Culture with Dr. Christian Yaste

April 22nd, 2019


In this episode I sit with Dr Christian Yaste at his office in Charlotte NC and our conversation turns to the 10 commandments that have been …

Adding In House Specialists To Your Practice with Santosh Patel

April 15th, 2019


Have you ever considered adding an in house specialist to your practice? Contact Santosh Patel - Santosh@CompleteSpecialty.com


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Getting Ready For A Startup with Dr. Noumi Mujahid

April 9th, 2019


Getting for A Startup with Dr. Noumi Mujahid


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Growing As An Associate with Dr. Ronney Tay

March 26th, 2019


In this episode I speak with Dr Ronney Tay about his journey out of dental school to becoming a complete dental professional.

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IDS Day 1 in Review

March 13th, 2019


A conversation with dr john Pasicznyk and dr sully Sullivan about our day 1 at IDS.


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He Bought a DSO Location and Made It A Private Practice with Dr. Matt Howell

March 5th, 2019


One for the good guys!  Dr. Matt Howell was an associate at a DSO location and when things weren't going as expected for the DSO, he was able to purchase the practice.  He talks about taking over, making it his own, and …

106 - Overcoming Struggles of Implementing Sleep Apnea in the Dental Practice

February 26th, 2019


In this episode I speak with Dr. Eric Ballou.  Eric is a phenomenal person and dentist in Boise, ID.  In this episode we talk directly and frankly about overcoming common struggles to implementing sleep apnea in the …

Going Against The Grain with Dr. Jessica Henderson

February 17th, 2019


Today we talk with Dr. Jessica Henderson of Bend, OR. We talk about her practice purchase that the brokers said was “crazy”, why she went against the grain, and what she did to make it into a sparkling gem.


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From Iraq to the USA with Dr. Anas Zain

February 11th, 2019


Every once in a while you need a reality check.  A random lunch with Dr. Anas Zain was exactly what I needed to get me back on track.

Dr. Zain is originally from Iraq and is now practicing in Northern Virginia.  His …

BONUS - Conversation with Dr. Mark Costes of the Dental Success Network

February 1st, 2019


BONUS SURPRISE. I am in Phoenix teaching our Sleep Level 1 Implementation seminar with Dr. Erin Elliott and we are hosting it. Dr. Mark Costes facility. I asked him to record a podcast conversation with me and it is …

Where has TBone been?

January 29th, 2019


I’ve been missing in action and wanted to give you an update as to why I have gone missing, what to expect in 2019, and how you can help me continue the podcast.


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2019 Millenial MasterMind

December 17th, 2018


I am a firm believer that your first 5 years in practice sets the stage for the trajectory of your career. Now more than ever it has become confusing …

How to Reach Financial Freedom with Chuck McKee

August 28th, 2018


In this podcast episode, I meet with a close friend of mine, Chuck McKee, to discuss something that dentists are reluctant to talk about – financial freedom.

Chuck has 20 years of dental experience and partners with …

How to Save Time Training New Employees with Kevin & Missy Fryer

August 14th, 2018


On this podcast episode, I speak with husband and wife power-duo, Dr. Kevin W. Fryer and Missy Fryer.

Kevin and Missy own their practice, “Kevin W. Fryer DDS INC” in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Kevin graduated from The Ohio …

Radiology & The Value of 3D Imagery with Dr. Heidi Kohltfarber

August 7th, 2018


I’m thrilled to welcome my special guest, Dr. Heidi Kohltfarber, onto the show to talk all about dental radiology and what radiology can do for your …

Why You Should Never Take Your Hygienist For Granted with Dr. Leslie Holmes-Leach

July 24th, 2018


Join me on another highly anticipated episode of T-Bone Speaks. In this episode, I interview Dr. Leslie Holmes-Leach from Rocky Top Dentistry about …

Advice for Young Dentists with Dr. Dhaval Patel

July 17th, 2018


Episode 18 of the T-Bone Speaks podcast is now LIVE! For this episode, I invited my good friend and CEREC expert, Dr. Dhaval Patel, back onto the show.

Dr. Dhaval Patel is a practicing dentist at Pleasant Grove Dental …

How to Negotiate Insurance Fees with Sandi Hudson from Unlock The PPO

July 3rd, 2018


Join me on episode 17 of the podcast to listen to my discussion with Sandi Hudson from “Unlock the PPO” about how to negotiate with PPO insurance companies.

Sandi is the co-owner and founder of “Unlock the PPO,” which …

How In-House Payment Plans Can Change your Practice with David Stern

June 26th, 2018


I’m delighted to welcome Dr. David Stern from Jarrettsville Family Dental onto the show to discuss his interest in in-house payment plans and how it has impacted his practice.

Dr. David Stern obtained his DDS degree …

How To Create A Game Plan For Your Goals With Dr. Shaun Mirabal

June 19th, 2018


On this podcast episode, I speak with Dr. Shaun Mirabal about his aspirations to be a practice owner and how he is going to put his plan into action.

Tearing down DSO Stigmas with Dr. Craig Lambourne

June 12th, 2018


On this podcast episode, I welcome Dr. Craig Lambourne from Granbury Dental Center to the show.

Dr. Lambourne graduated from the University of Southern California and obtained his DDS degree in 2015. He currently works …

Using Myofunctional Therapy to Treat Underlying Orthodontic Issues with Dr. Holly Baller

June 5th, 2018


Join me in the latest episode of the T-Bone Speaks podcast where I speak with Dr. Holly Baller from Denver, Colorado.

Holly graduated from the …

Building your Practice around YOU with Dr. Heath Brantley – Part Two

May 29th, 2018


On this week’s podcast episode of T-Bone Speaks, I continue my interview with Dr. Heath Brantley from “Wendall Family Dentistry”.

You can listen to Part 1 of this interview here

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The Importance of Connecting With Patients and Giving Them Hope with Dr. Heath Brantley

May 22nd, 2018


On this episode of the T-Bone Speaks Show, I sit down for an interview with Dr. Heath Brantley to discuss the importance of connecting with your patients and what it means to give them HOPE.

Dr. Heath Brantley graduated …

Overcoming The Hardships Of Being An Overseas Graduate With Dr. Ashish N. Kakadia

May 15th, 2018


On episode 10 of the T-Bone Speaks Show, I discuss the struggles of being a foreign graduate in the U.S with Dr. Ashish N. Kakadia.

Dr. Kakadia was …

Crowning Team Champions & Marketing Sleep Apnea with Dr. Kristina Palmer

May 8th, 2018


On the latest episode of the T-Bone Speaks show, I talk with Dr. Kristina Palmer.

Kristina grew up in Michigan and later moved to Milwaukee to attend …

Bringing Your Practice Out of The Stone Age and Introducing Invisalign with Dr. Suneet Bath

May 1st, 2018


In this week’s podcast episode of T-Bone Speaks, I welcome Dr. Suneet Bath to the show.

Suneet grew up in a small town in Washington State and …

How To Expedite The Growth Of A New Practice With Dr Kyle McKinney

April 24th, 2018


In this week’s episode of T-Bone Speaks, I sit down with Dr. Kyle McKinney from Hickory, North Carolina. Dr. Kyle McKinney is a member of the …

How Oral Conscious Sedation Can Grow Your Practice With Dr. Brian McGue

April 17th, 2018


On this week’s podcast episode of T-Bone Speaks, I discuss Oral Conscious Sedation and how it can help grow your practice with Dr. Brian McGue.

Brian is a general dentist in Chesterton, Indiana and specializes in …

How Virtual Consultations Save Time & Break Down Barriers with Dr. Brian Harris

April 10th, 2018


On this week’s episode of T-Bone Speaks I talk to Dr. Brian Harris.

Brian is a Cosmetic Dentist in Phoenix, AZ known for his ability to create …

Starting in Practice: The Millennial Perspective

April 3rd, 2018


In this week’s episode of T-Bone Speaks I meet with Dr Zach Meyer  from Clarksville, Tennessee.

Zach graduated in 2016 and joined his Dad’s practice …

Is Medical Billing Right For Your Practice?

March 27th, 2018


Do you have questions about medical billing? Are you unsure whether medical billing is right for your practice? 

I get more questions about medical billing than anything else. It’s an area that is laden with much …

Two Hats Every Dentist Must Wear

March 20th, 2018


There are two hats that every dentist has to wear.

Hat number 1 is the dentist as an employee. Hat number 2 is the dentist as a leader.

Many people think that a leader is only the person who owns the practice. I think …

3 Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice

March 5th, 2018


3 Ways to Grow Your Dental Practice Show Notes


Whether you want more money, more time, or more personal satisfaction, growth is essential to meeting your goals with your dental practice. There are 3 ways that you can …


February 24th, 2018


I'm coming back March 5, 2018 with weekly episodes!

I wanted to quickly share with you some insight into what will be coming, why I went away, and what you can do to help keep the podcast going.

I struggle doing …

T-Bone’s Journey toward Holistic Health with the Dental Hacks

October 2nd, 2017


On today’s replay from the Dental Hacks Podcast, T-Bone opens up about his recent experience attending the Pritikin Longevity Center. The whole …

Incremental Change That Works! T-Bone’s Weight Loss Journey and More with the Dental Hacks

September 25th, 2017


On today’s replay from the Dental Hacks Podcast, T-Bone shares lessons that he has learned in a professional setting and on a more personal note, lessons he learned on his weight loss journey. T-Bone’s case for a …

Risk-Taking: T-Bone’s Story with The Dental Hacks

September 18th, 2017


T-Bone’s father was a dentist in India, but took the risk and came to America when Tarun was two years old to chase the American Dream. On today’s …

Embracing Dental Technology, with Dr. Baron Grutter

September 11th, 2017


T-Bone winds up his series on Millennial dentists with today’s interview of Dr. Baron Grutter. Dr. Grutter has fully embraced Continuing Education …

Successful Implant Dentistry, Dr. Peyman Raissi

September 4th, 2017


Implant dentistry was not Dr. Peyman Raissi’s original plan. He wanted to be a general dentist and assumed he would work in corporate dentistry. On …

Transforming an Outdated Dental Practice, Dr. Nathan Jergensen

August 28th, 2017


Dr. Nathan Jergensen is a dentist in Hemet, California, a town of 80,000. He purchased and merged two dental practices from retiring dentists, and …

Young Dentists in a Changing Dental Marketplace, Dr. David Scardella

August 21st, 2017


The T-Bone Speaks podcast series on Millennial dentists continues with today’s interview of Dr. David Scardella. T-Bone’s purpose for this series is …

Debt Tolerance and Building a Sustainable Dental Practice, Dr. Sully Sullivan

August 14th, 2017


What does it take to build a sustainable dental practice? How much debt do you need to take on in order to make that happen? How can you start saving when you have so much debt? T-Bone’s series on millennial dentists …

Investment Ideas for Dentists, Dr. Wade Pilling

July 31st, 2017


Dr. Wade Pilling is a dentist and entrepreneur in Boise, Idaho. He likes running multiple businesses and has done well with both his dental practice …

Owning Multiple Dental Practices, Dr. John Pasicznyk

July 24th, 2017


After walking away from purchasing a practice that wasn’t a good fit, John Pasicznyk worked as an associate for two and a half years. On this episode, John shares his story, from failures and discouragement to being the …

The Empowered Dental Associate, Dr. Abbey Morales

July 17th, 2017


For Dr. Abbey Morales, working as a dental associate has been a wonderful opportunity for mentorship. On today’s episode, Dr. Morales shares her …

Managing Dental Office Transitions, Dr. Cynthia Graves

July 10th, 2017


Dr. Cynthia Graves has been through many transitions in her life, including all of the office transitions that come with purchasing an existing practice. Today T-Bone’s series with female dentists continues as he talks …

Dental Sleep Medicine and Modern Dental Practice, Dr. Dana Blalock

July 3rd, 2017


Dr. Dana Blalock has been practicing dentistry for 32 years, first in the Navy, then in a partnership, and finally in private practice on Daniel …

Embracing Contemporary Dentistry, Dee Dee Meevasin

June 26th, 2017


Dr. Dee Dee Meevasin is a dentist with her own practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her contemporary style and approach to dentistry have set her apart and led to her success among young professionals who value their dental …

Female Dentist Extraordinaire, Dr. Mona Patel

June 19th, 2017


In this episode, T-bone begins a series of interviews with outstanding female dentists. He's doing so because he feels there’s not enough recognition of the fact that more than 50% of dentists graduating today are …

How to Include Implantology in Your Dental Practice, Justin Moody

June 13th, 2017


Do you want to keep your practice up-to-date and competitive in today’s market? Adding implantology to your dental practice is a great way to do it. …

The Changing World of Dentistry: Sound Advice for Today’s Dentist, Flashback Episode - T-Bone on The Passionate Dentist Podcast

June 5th, 2017


It’s not your grandpa’s dental practice. The world of dentistry has changed and continues to change. In today’s episode, T-Bone is interviewed by Dr. B. Saib on The Passionate Dentist Podcast and gives practical advice …

How Dental Technology Can Help You Thrive in an Insurance Environment, Flashback Episode - T-Bone on The Thriving Dentist Podcast

May 29th, 2017


In today’s insurance-driven environment, it is easy to start thinking that insurance is the enemy that will keep you from building the dental practice that you really want. In this flashback episode to his interview on …

Converting Your Dental Practice Into a Dental Business

May 22nd, 2017


As The Dental Guys said, “This episode will challenge many of the things you take for granted about your dental practice and it will force you to think differently about what is possible.” The Dental Guys ask direct …

Transitioning to Advanced Dental Technology

May 15th, 2017


What is your motivation for implementing advanced dental technology into your practice? How much money is enough? Is there something beyond money …

Building a State-of-the-Art Dental Practice, Dr. David Juliani

May 8th, 2017


Dr. David Juliani has built a two million dollar, state-of-the-art dental practice in Rochester, Minnesota. In this episode, Dr. Juliani tells the …

Starting out by Buying a Dental Practice, Dr. Max Johnson

May 1st, 2017


When Dr. Max Johnson was ready for his own practice, he decided to buy a dental practice instead of starting a new one. Dr. Johnson is a young dentist and has had his own practice for just over two years. In this …

Strategic Planning for Your Dental Practice, Dr. Mitesh Dhulab

April 24th, 2017


Do you need to do some strategic planning so that you can move forward with implementing the changes that will benefit your dental practice? Do you have questions about that process and challenges along the way? In this …

Reflections On The Sirona World Conference - Dr. Michael DiTolla

April 17th, 2017


Dr. Michael DiTolla is the director of clinical affairs at Dentsply Sirona. In this episode, Dr. DiTolla talks with T-Bone about the Sirona World …

Keys to Implementing Change in Your Dental Practice - Dr. Matthew Snipes, Laura Kogan, and Cassee Birtcher

April 10th, 2017


How many times have you gone to a great conference and gotten fired up about something new, only to come back and find your staff unmotivated and unwilling to make the changes you are excited about? Implementing change …

Never stop learning in your dental practice - Gene Messenger

April 3rd, 2017


Dr. Gene Messenger, in rural Massachusetts, has been growing his dental practice for 25 years. One of the things that has kept Gene excited about his work is his commitment to never stop learning and working hard to …

A Conversation about Dental Podcasts (and other things) - Alan Mead

March 27th, 2017


Alan Mead got T-Bone into podcasting. In this episode, they have a conversation about dental podcasts and connecting with other podcasters, along with chatting about numerous other aspects of their dental practices. You …

Achieve balance in your dental practice - Dr. John Yu

March 20th, 2017


Are you feeling the chaos that comes with a growing dental practice? As you add patients, services, and staff, it can feel a bit overwhelming, and the hope for achieving balance in your practice can seem like an elusive …

Growing a dental practice in a rural small community - Dr. Bryant Birch

March 13th, 2017


Are you living under the illusion that advanced dentistry is just a big-city thing? That your success is limited because you’re in a rural area? You’ll think again after hearing Dr. Bryant Birch’s story in today’s …


March 6th, 2017


Meena Barsoum has built a thriving and growing dental practice in just six years. In this episode, he and T-bone talk about the various factors that …

Patient Retention, Team Building, and Producing the Same In Less Time, with Dr. Jennifer Matthews

February 27th, 2017


Every medical practice needs to focus on the issue of patient retention. It’s the bread and butter of the entire office team. Retaining patients happens not just because you are good at what you do but because of the …

Dental Excellence in Any Practice, Treating Sleep Apnea, and Bold Goals, with Dr. Eric Ballou

February 20th, 2017


Dental excellence is something every dentist will SAY is a goal, but too many have no idea what it really means or what it will take to achieve it. This conversation with Dr. Eric Ballou explores the pursuit of the very …

ENCORE - TBone Speaks on In Office Payment Plans and the Financial Menu

February 6th, 2017


This is an ENCORE (replay) of an interview I did with the fine folks at DentalHacks on utilizing an in office payment plan and the importance of …


February 1st, 2017


This episode is a replay of my interview on the DentalHacks podcast.  We talk about quite a few different things, but the overall theme is about my belief in the need for experienced dentists and/or dental owners to …

ENCORE - Medical Billing in the Dental Practice with Mr. Hootan Shahidi

January 23rd, 2017


This in an ENCORE (replay) of one of most popular episodes.  Chuck and I interview Mr. Hootan Shahdi to discuss medical billing in the dental …

Encore - TBone Speaks with Dr. Mark Costes on the DentalPrenuer PodCast

January 16th, 2017


This ENCORE (replay) podcast is my guest spot on the DentalPrenuer podcast with Dr. Mark Costes.

In this interveiw Mark and I talk about dental …

ENCORE - T-Bone Talks About Practice Growth Strategies

January 12th, 2017


This is an encore (replay) podcast interview with Gary Takacs I did back in January 2016 about practice growth strategies.  The information is still just as valuable in January 2017.  Hope you enjoy!

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Season 2 Episode 1: A Conversation with a Millennial - Dr Jennifer Lopez - Part 2

November 16th, 2016


Here's the second part of our two-part interview with Dr. Jennifer Lopez. And if you haven't listened to the first one, be sure check it out by clicking HERE.

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Season 2 Episode 1: A Conversation with a Millennial - Dr Jennifer Lopez - Part 1

November 9th, 2016


It's a brand new season for TBone Speaks and we're so excited to get on with the new sets of interviews out to our listeners. After 25 episodes in Season 1 that was really packed with great guests and experts in the …

#AskT-Bone - Ep47 - 3D CBCT as a Panorex

November 8th, 2016


On today’s episode we have been asked in what cases can a 3D CBCT been used to produce a Panorex and if it is necessary to capture the condyles to be consider a Panorex.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep46 - Giving Away 3D CBCT Imaging Taking Only What Medical Pays?

November 3rd, 2016


On today’s episode we have been asked about the correct procedure when wanting to bill medical for CBCT Imaging.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep45 - Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

November 1st, 2016


On today’s episode we talk about how can Sleep Apnea be diagnosed and treated, and also our role and permissions as Dentists to work in this field.

#AskT-Bone - Ep44 - A Sudden Increase on Implant Failures

October 27th, 2016


On today’s episode we explore some of the causes that could be leading to implant failures.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep43 - Charging an extra Cosmetic Upgrade Fee

October 25th, 2016


PPO insurances covers functional Dentistry, but what can we do when we do also offer a more aesthetics and master's level work and we do not feel rewarded with a fair fee?

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#AskT-Bone - Ep42 - Skepticism about products and services

October 20th, 2016


Often people are skeptical about new products and recommendation,but it is important to always take a look and listen to the message with open ears and open eyes. Today I will talk about this and share my personal …

#AskT-Bone - Ep41 - Icon Infiltrant Resin - Occlusion Changes

October 18th, 2016


On today’s episode we have two question. The first one regarding the Icon Infiltrant Resin, and then one question about occlusion changes after using sleep appliances.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep40 - Collaboration between Specialists and General Dentists

October 13th, 2016


Collaboration between General Dentist and Specialists is important. On today's episode we talk about three characteristics I look for on a specialist …

#AskT-Bone - Ep39 - Sirona Semi-closed Platform vs. Open Platforms

October 11th, 2016


It is said that Sirona has a closed platform, but on this episode I will talk about why I consider Sirona a semi-closed platform and how to integrate it with other equipments.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep38 - Getting started with CEREC guides

October 6th, 2016


Today we talk about how to integrate CEREC guides with different implant systems.

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Season 1 Episode 25: Going Back to Hygiene

October 5th, 2016


In our previous discussions, we've seen the role of the front desk or customer service and how they impact our overall dental practice. Today, we're …

#AskT-Bone - Ep37 - Digital Cameras

October 4th, 2016


On today’s episode we talk about the cameras that we use in our practice and why and how we take pictures.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep36 - Upgrading to Cone Beam with a future perspective

September 29th, 2016


Today we introduce some questions to consider when buying a Cone Beam that will help you to select the most appropriate for your practice.

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Season 1 Episode 24: How to Turn Your Front Office Team into Customer Service Rockstars

September 29th, 2016


Whether you agree or disagree, your front office team can make or break your dental practice if you neglect the very important role they play in your …

#AskT-Bone - Ep35 - High Quality Dentistry

September 27th, 2016


We are back! And on today’s episode we have been asked about how to, with PPO fees, offer High Quality Dentistry utilizing technology. We will define …

Season 1 Episode 23: A Conversation with Dr Rich Rosenblatt

September 12th, 2016


Dr Rich Rosenblatt joins us today in this interview that was recorded straight from room 1406 of Westin Hotel in Chicago. 

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Season 1 Episode 22: A Conversation with Marc Ingram on The Five Types of Insurance - Part 2

August 29th, 2016


Here is the continuation of our discussion on the five types of insurance. If you have not listened to the first part, be sure to check it out as we've covered some pretty essential insurance information that you ought …

#AskT-Bone - Ep34 - Sleep Apnea Equipment

August 25th, 2016


On today’s episode we have been asked about the necessary equipment for those who are wanting to start treating Sleep Apnea.

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Season 1 Episode 21: A Conversation with Marc Ingram on The Five Types of Insurance - Part 1

August 23rd, 2016


Insurance is probably a topic that will bore many of you out there, but if you've been through what I've personally experienced, you'll probably be more attentive because insurance is important. And I can't emphasize …

#AskT-Bone - Ep33 - Taking pictures

August 23rd, 2016


On Today’s Episode I will explain the procedure we have in our practice to take and edit photographs, as well as the software we use and the way we add those pictures to the patient’s chart.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep32 - Bundles on the laboratory vs in-house - CAD CAM in-house vs digital scanner

August 18th, 2016


There are several option when it comes to having the materials to place implants. On today’s episode we go through some of them.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep31 - Dealing with Burnout

August 16th, 2016


Today, our listener tell us he is burnout. How we can be less busy?, Why we don’t want to do dental-related learning? And also a way to adding more services are all some of the topics that we talk about today.

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Season 1 Episode 20: A Conversation on Five Things You Should Know About Having An Associate

August 15th, 2016


I have never seen a dental practice grow with a one man band. It's just not possible. It's suicide. So today, Chuck and I will share with you our …

#AskT-Bone - Ep30 - Getting Started with Implant - Guided or Free Handed

August 11th, 2016


On today’s episode our questioner is about to start placing implants. We speak about get training on guided or free handed, as well as what is better to buy to start, an intraoral scanner or a CBCT.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep29 - Where to Get More 3D Implant Training

August 9th, 2016


Today, we have been asked about courses and workshops that can be done to get more training on guided placement and hand grafting.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep28 - Workflow for Sleep Apnea Medical Billing

August 4th, 2016


There are several steps to follow when applying for medical billing for sleep apnea. Today we will describe those steps and also how we can set up …

#AskT-Bone - Ep27 - Medical Billing for CBCT

August 2nd, 2016


Today, our listener, who is about to buy a CBCT, ask about some topics regarding CBCT. We will talk about billing codes, reimbursements and more.

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Season 1 Episode 19: Conversation with Don Bell from Ivoclar Vivadent

August 1st, 2016


The dental industry would not be where it is now without the different manufacturer's who are hard at work to make the practice fast, efficient, and …

#AskT-Bone - Ep26 - Which Comes First - CBCT or Implant System

July 28th, 2016


Today we have been asked about which option is better between a CBCT or an Implant system when decided to adding a service to a practice.

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#AskT-Bone - Ep25 - When Do You Present the Financial Menu

July 26th, 2016


On today’s episode I will explain more about our financial menu and what are the steps that we follow when we present cases, plans and this financial …

Season 1 Episode 18: How to Charge a Premium Rate Your Patients Won’t Refuse

July 25th, 2016


In today's episode, I've invited Dr. Neal Patel to join me in this wonderful conversation. Dr. Patel is not your ordinary dentist, and his …

#AskT-Bone - Ep24 - Bringing In An Associate with or without insurance

July 21st, 2016


Today we have been asked a question related to dental associates. We will be talking about, adding an part-time or a full time associate, working or …

#AskT-Bone - Ep23 - 45 minute vs 60 minute RDH Appointments

July 19th, 2016


Today we talk about hygienist and different time appointments. Also about which type of appointment one we prefer in our practice and why.

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Season 1 Episode 17: Seven Things To Enhance In Your Office for a Positive Patient Experience

July 18th, 2016


There is nothing more important in your dental practice than your patient's experience. Your one hour appointment can be the first of many, but if you fail or miss on this opportunity to create an impact or a positive …

Thriving Dentist Show - Practice Strategies

July 18th, 2016



Back in January 2016 I was interviewed by Gary Takacs on his podcast - The Thriving Dentist Show.  In this interview we discussed several strategies to grow your practice from within your practice.

#AskT-Bone - Ep22 - Talking With Patients About Associate Dentist Doing Treatment

July 14th, 2016


Previously I have mention that I will not longer doing fillings in 2017. On this episode I will explain what I mean by that and why I have decided that.

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Season 1 Episode 16 - A Conversation on Tongue Ties and How to Incorporate it in Your Practice

July 12th, 2016


For the past couple of episodes we've focused our discussion on sleep apnea and CEREC, so today we're taking a different direction and will be exploring the world of tongue ties. I want to introduce something that …

#AskT-Bone - Ep21 - How Do You Incentivize RDH to 'Sell' Dentistry

July 12th, 2016


On today’s episode we talk about incentivizing your Team, but especially why is important to make them work and think as a team.

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