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Everyone is feeling the pressure of inflation. It’s so high that it has almost become double digits and wages are 20%-30% higher than what they used to be. In the middle of this, dentists are getting sick of how PPO plans are cutting fees and controlling the fees. 

Therefore, dentists are becoming impatient to drop PPO plans and treat more patients who do not have the insurance mindset, where they will only accept treatments only if they are covered by insurance. 

However, some variables will affect when you could successfully resign from PPO plans.

In this episode, Gary and Naren discuss how inflation plays a role in dentists’ impatience to drop PPO plans, the variables that affect the timing, and helpful past episodes that will give you more insight on how to drop PPO plans successfully.

In the upcoming MBA Workshop, you will learn the ten elements of a thriving practice and 24 systems that will enable you to apply the 10 core success areas in your dental practice!Learn more and register for the MBA workshop by clicking here:

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:01:12 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:24 – Learn the 10 elements that will help you create a Thriving Dental Practice
  • 00:05:03 – Great news in terms of how long does it take
  • 00:05:45 – Variable #1
  • 00:05:50 – Variable #2
  • 00:08:19 – Variable #3


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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