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In this episode, Gary and Naren delve into “Can You Successfully Resign From Delta?” As the most common question posed to Gary, they explore the apprehensions many dentists have about resigning from Delta Dental insurance. Through insightful conversations, they reveal the process of reducing insurance dependence step by step. The episode highlights the transformative journey from feeling like a victim of insurance constraints to gaining control and confidence in the practice. Gary emphasizes that success depends on readiness, training, and analytics. He underscores the importance of analyzing patient sources and building marketing strategies for a triumphant transition from insurance dominance. Listeners are invited to explore coaching opportunities for personalized guidance in their practice evolution.

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Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:50 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:38 – Quick announcement about the upcoming Master Class
  • 00:06:00 – Jumps into the topic
  • 00:07:02 – Reducing insurance dependence
  • 00:08:22 – Resigning from Delta
  • 00:11:04 – New patients from marketing
  • 00:12:35 –  Why would you want to partner with Delta?
  • 00:13:40 – How Gary helps dental practices


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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