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In this episode, Gary and Naren discuss 5 important tasks you can do from home to help your practice continue to grow. Although it is a trying time and we are not able to be working in our dental practices, there is so much you can do from your home to keep your practice thriving.


  • Introduction to today’s episode > 00:50
  • Live Stream One Day MBA > 01:00
  • We are in challenging times > 04:00
  • One- Now is the time to outreach and connect with select patients > 08:21
  • Two- Follow up on past-due insurance claims > 18:10
  • Three- Follow up on unscheduled treatment plans > 23:00
  • Four- Review recorded calls and train to be more effective on the phone to turn new calls into conversions > 23:58
  • Five- Once you know when you can re-open, someone needs to engineer your schedule and get the ‘rocks’ in > 25:19


Specific Guidelines & Strategies to Work From Home


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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