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Dive into an eye-opening conversation with hosts Naren Arulrajah and Gary Takacs in this captivating episode titled “Sneak Preview on Possible Benefits Reform.” Gary shares insights on his interview with Dr. Brett Kessler, president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA), where they explore the possibility of a Benefits Reform as part of the Dental Insurance Reform. From unraveling the disparities in coverage to advocating patient-friendly approaches, they shed invaluable light on how reform could reshape dental practices.

With a spirit of optimism and a genuine invitation, they urge listeners to tune in to the full interview with Dr. Kessler for a deeper dive into these critical issues. Take advantage of this opportunity to be part of the conversation and gain fresh insights into the future of dental care. Tune in now and empower yourself with knowledge!

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:01:20 – Introduction to the topic: “Sneak Preview on Possible Benefits Reform”.
  • 00:01:33 – Announcement regarding success story panel discussion.
  • 00:04:43 – Introduction to Dr.  Brett Kessler.
  • 00:06:24 – Discussion on the difference between benefit reform and insurance reform.
  • 00:07:15 – Introduction on the first less expected benefit.
  • 00:06:47 – Benefit reform explained in detail via an example.
  • 00:17:46 – Reminder on the panel discussion.
  • 00:17:53 – Invitation to register for the event.


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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