Thriving Dentist Show With Gary Takacs



Gary Takacs is helping you build a great dental practice that provides personal, professional and financial satisfaction.


  • Know your Patients

    08/09/2021 Duration: 44min

    In this episode Gary discusses the importance of knowing your patient and the 4 critical principles of L.D Pankey. Upcoming Masterclass Shownotes

  • Tips from Social Media Masters in Dentistry

    01/09/2021 Duration: 51min

    In this episode, Gary has invited 4 social media influencers to discuss how you could use social media for your practice and Develop a thriving dental practice. Shownotes

  • Successfully Onboarding New Team Members

    25/08/2021 Duration: 52min

    In this episode, Gary shares five simple steps to create an onboarding process that leads towards success. Shownotes

  • A Life Well Lived in Dentistry

    18/08/2021 Duration: 57min

    In this episode, Gary discusses the lessons that you could apply from four giants that contributed to dentistry in enormous ways. Show notes

  • Episode #500: Thoughts from Leaders in Dentistry on What Makes a Thriving Dental Practice in 2021 and Beyond!

    11/08/2021 Duration: 47min

    This is the 500th episode, So Gary has invited a few recognized leaders from dentistry to share tips on what makes a thriving dental practice in 2021 and beyond. Show notes

  • Lessons from Steve Jobs Applied to Dentistry

    04/08/2021 Duration: 50min

    Steve Jobs is considered a great legend mainly because he always pushed himself towards perfection, and thus, was created "Apple." In this episode, Gary discusses lessons we could learn from Steve Jobs and apply it to dentistry. Show notes Link

  • The $1 Million NET Practice

    28/07/2021 Duration: 49min

    Remember the most famous saying - the first million dollars is the hardest? In this episode, Gary discusses the ideal model to create a million-dollar net practice. It is possible but NOT impossible. Link to show notes -

  • How to Achieve 10%+ Growth Every Year

    21/07/2021 Duration: 54min

    Would you like to grow your practice by at least 10% annually? Gary has achieved this growth percentage with all his coaching clients, and in this episode, he shares his strategies and tips for you to achieve this growth in your practice. Show notes -  

  • 20 Metrics of a Thriving Practice

    14/07/2021 Duration: 56min

    Things that are measured will improve and data never lies. In this episode Gary talks about 20 metrics you need to measure to create a thriving dental practice and also the ideal goal for each metric needed to be measured. Shownotes

  • 6 Tips for Hiring in a Tight Labor Market

    07/07/2021 Duration: 51min

    In this episode, Gary talks about six key steps that will help you hire new team members who will be the right fit for your practice in the tight labor market we are experiencing. Show notes

  • What We have Learned in Call Recording and Call Coaching

    30/06/2021 Duration: 51min

    Why is the telephone the most important equipment in your dental practice? Did you know that 99% of new patients come into a dental office by making a phone call? In this episode, Gary will discuss the importance of call recording and call coaching if you want to develop your practice to become a thriving dental practice. Link to shownotes

  • 5 Reasons To Be Bullish On Dentistry

    23/06/2021 Duration: 48min

    Would you believe dentists can be bullish about dentistry even in the current situation and have their best months or year? In this episode Gary will share 5 specific reasons for dentists to be bullish on dentistry now and into the future. Link to show notes -

  • The Five Most Important Lessons I’ve Learned Since Owning a Dental Practice

    16/06/2021 Duration: 52min

    In this episode, Gary talks about the five most important things he has learned from owning a dental practice and shares them to help you create a thriving dental practice.  Link to show notes  

  • Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch

    09/06/2021 Duration: 50min

    Did you know that a culture is being created by itself even if you did not create one? Many of us would have tried things and failed, and the reason for it could be because we didn't have a proper work culture in place. If you want to know how to create an ideal work culture, Listen to this episode. Link to the shownotes  

  • Influence is Everything Today

    02/06/2021 Duration: 51min

    In this episode, Gary will talk about Robert Cialdini's 6 fundamental principles of influence and share his personal experiences to help you understand why you need to learn how to use the power of influence to get more patients to make your practice a thriving practice.

  • Leadership in a Thriving Practice

    26/05/2021 Duration: 49min

    A common denominator amongst world-class dentists is that they have developed strong leadership skills. There are 6 different leadership styles that can be learned and implemented in various situations accordingly. In this episode, Gary will help you learn the 6 leadership styles and help you develop your leadership skills.

  • No Coasting - A Lesson from Terry Bradshaw

    19/05/2021 Duration: 56min

    This episode is about why you shouldn't be coasting if you want your practice to be a world-class dental practice. Gary also talks about the story of Terry Bradshaw and explains ways to make sure your practice is not coasting and work towards becoming a thriving dental practice.

  • One Minute Manager Dentist Style

    12/05/2021 Duration: 50min

    There are 3 things that need to be done right to become an effective one-minute manager, and in this episode, Gary will help you get them done right. This episode also features a clinical tip from Brian Harris, DDS, on using technology to reach more patients.

  • Offense or Defense?

    05/05/2021 Duration: 55min

    Do you know the advantages of having an offensive mindset regarding decision-making in your practice? In this episode, Gary will share 5 situations and the possible outcomes when you make an offensive approach and a defensive approach.

  • Funding Future Technology

    28/04/2021 Duration: 55min

    One of the common things amongst successful dental practices is that they constantly invest in the latest dental technology. But not all dental practices have the same budget. So how do you invest in technology if you're on a budget? Listen to the episode to find out.

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