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In this episode, Gary shares valuable insights on mastering Google reviews to help dental practices dominate Google search results and attract more patients. Google reviews represent one-sixth of Google’s algorithm, making them a crucial factor for SEO. Gary challenges listeners to become the dental practice with the highest number of Google reviews in their community and shares success stories of clients who have achieved this. He also emphasizes the importance of the character of reviews, particularly “love letter reviews,” which provide long-form narrative feedback that Google values highly. Additionally, Naren discusses how the world has fundamentally changed with the rise of online reviews, making them a crucial factor in the final stage of consumer decision-making. Ultimately, leveraging the voice of patients through Google reviews can help practices build trust and attract more patients without having to pay for Google ads.

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Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:50 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:21 – Quick announcement about the upcoming Master Class
  • 00:04:26 – Google’s algorithm 
  • 00:05:52 – Google reviews  
  • 00:12:08 – 6 Steps of Leveraging Your Patients
  • 00:16:22 – Tools to help you get reviews 
  • 00:18:51 – Bonus recommendation 


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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