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In this action-packed episode, Gary emphasizes the vital role of preparation when resigning from PPO plans. He shares five key steps to take now, setting the stage for a successful transition. Gary draws parallels from his endurance athlete experience to stress the significance of readiness.The five steps include knowing essential data on PPO plans, mastering dental marketing to replace lost patients, setting up a scheduling template for new patients, creating an in-office membership plan, and aligning the team with the strategy. He highlights the importance of team support and consistency in messaging. By following these steps, dentists can confidently resign from PPO plans and set their practices up for success in the upcoming year. Tune in for valuable insights and actionable advice on navigating this complex process.

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Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:50 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:46 – Quick announcement about the upcoming Master Class
  • 00:03:55 – Jumps into the topic
  • 00:06:38 – Five things to do now
  • 00:07:18 – Step 1 
  • 00:09:23 – Step 2
  • 00:12:32 – Step 3
  • 00:14:01 – Step 4
  • 00:14:38 – Step 5
  • 00:15:56 – Recap


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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