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This episode delves deep into the intriguing dynamics of commitment and consistency. Dr. Cellini’s insights reveal how our beliefs shape our actions, from family influences to personal commitments that guide our behavior.

Explore actionable strategies tailored for dental practices aiming to optimize patient engagement. Learn subtle yet effective methods to guide patient choices, influencing commitments that drive better appointment attendance and overall practice success. Join the discussion as we explore the profound influence of commitment and consistency on decision-making, unveiling their transformative potential within dental practice dynamics.

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Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:50 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:02 27 – Influencing patients to make wise decisions
  • 00:03:26 – Commitment and Consistency
  • 00:05:33 – What to do when a new patient comes
  • 00:07:17 – 4 specific things to expect from a dental practice
  • 00:08:26 – What we, as dentists, expect from patients
  • 00:11:23-  How to give your patients choices
  • 00:13:30 – Never ask a question you don’t want to accept  the answer to


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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