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There are many PPO-infected practices, and yours could be one of them. But you might not yet be ready to resign from PPO plans due to uncertainty of if you should or not do it since you are not sure if your practice is in the proper position for this yet. This is a common issue faced by many practice owners out there. That is why in this podcast episode, Gary answers 5 most commonly asked questions that would help you better understand your situation. Do not miss out on this insightful episode by Gary and Naren!

By the way, In the upcoming Masterclass on a specific plan to reduce your practice overhead, Gary will explain this. You can learn more about the Masterclass by visiting: 

Use the code: LIDMC to get a special discount when you register!

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:01:12 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:44 – Specific Plan to Reduce Your Practice Overhead Masterclass 
  • 00:04:23 – Can I do this in my practice?
  • 00:07:14 – Can I do this in my Town?
  • 00:11:51 – Which of the 6 steps to successfully drop PPO plans is most important?
  • 00:13:53 – What is the best way to get my TEAM onboard?
  • 00:16:59 – What is the best way to inform patients?


Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs One of Gary's most significant achievements as a dental practice management coach is transforming his own practice, LifeSmiles, from one that was infected with PPO plans, no effective marketing strategy, and an overhead of 80% to a very successful dental practice that is currently one of the top-performing practices in the US.

With over 2,200 coaching clients, Gary has first-hand experience transforming insurance-dependent practices into thriving and profitable practices.

Through his Personalized Coaching Program, Gary shares access to the systems, strategies, processes, and experience gained over 41 years of coaching dentists and transforming over 2200 practices worldwide.

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Naren Arulrajah

Naren ArulrajahAs CEO of Ekwa Marketing, Naren has over a decade of experience working with dental practices and helping them attract the ideal type of patients to their practices. It is his goal to help dentists do more of the type of dentistry they love with the help and support of effective digital marketing.

Ekwa’s "Done-For-You" Digital Marketing model blends fundamental persuasion principles with an all-in-one Digital Marketing solution to help your ideal patients find you and choose you for reasons other than being on their insurance plan.

If you’re interested in finding out if Ekwa is the right fit for you and your practice, book a Free Marketing Strategy Meeting with Ekwa’s Marketing Director, Lila Stone.

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