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The balancing act of motivating & teaching

The Balancing Act Of Motivating & Teaching – A Day in the Life of T-Bone

In this video, we see T-Bone interacting with his kids, talking to them while driving them to Chick-fil-A to get a takeout. He can’t help but dish out life advice while talking with his kids. He talks to his son Abhi, about his business, to which his son says, it has closed down. He then […]

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The Learning Curve

The Learning Curve of Business: Advice for Success

 In order to be successful, it’s important to do something different to set my business apart from all the others; if I can’t make my services and products stand out in the crowd, I won’t be able to attract customers and make a profit. It’s also important to understand how important it is for […]

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One week sales / sales process

One Week Plan/ Sales/ Process

 One of the things that have made me more successful than most is that every time I go to learn something new or do something new, I have a One Week Plan. You too can have a more successful sales process by implementing an effective plan. Making an effective plan is a critical part […]

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Complex Cases – Treatment Planning Session

 With all types of businesses, there is always a learning curve when it comes to being successful and making a profit. For me, it was important to learn that in order for my business to be successful, I must strive to make my company stand apart from the other businesses in your area. It […]

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mistakes of hiring associates

Mistakes of Hiring Associates

 Have you made mistakes in hiring your associates? T-Bone shares his mistakes and experiences in this candid conversation with The Dental Guys from the Voices of Dentistry meeting. Find out on this video to know more.

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Mistakes with Associates

Mistakes with Associates, Favorite Employees, Block Schedule, No More Humans

No More Humans What mistakes are you making in your practice? When hiring associates to work part-time and help your practice, you need to avoid making the mistakes that T-Bone has made. In his practice one of his biggest mistakes was hiring associates who he didn’t work with. He had a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday schedule, […]

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Candid interview with coordinator

Candid Interview with Coordinator

Treatment Coordinator Is there such a thing as too many treatment options? For T-Bone and his treatment coordinator, the answer is yes. Giving a patient too many options can be the one thing that shoots their treatment plan in the foot. Keep things simple and clear cut. Give them a low, middle, and high options. […]

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Day in the life of tbone


In today’s episode, T-Bone walks us through his day. He drops his kids off at school, walks into the office and uses his day to change people’s lives. As dentistry changes, insurance changes, patient needs change, and T-Bone adjusts to these. “Think about how much money patients paid for a procedure in the past. Most […]

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Team Feedback: Meghan reprimands me about Patient Communication

Team Feedback: Meghan reprimands T-Bone about Patient Communication

Are you creating a culture of open communication? As dentists, we hate to be told we are wrong – but sometimes it’s this feedback that allows us to grow. Listen in, as I was reprimanded by my hygienist/treatment coordinator about a recent patient interaction.

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Ways to Think To Be Successful in Life from the Voices of Dentistry 2018

Ways To Think To Be Successful in Life From the Voices of Dentistry 2018

In this behind the scenes, I coached a team attending my Sleep Apnea Workshop. I talked about ‘educational’ courtesies to break down barriers for patients and to allow team members to get their process refined.

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