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In this episode Gary and Naren discuss how things have changed in the CE world from before the internet days to now. Gary also stresses the importance of developing your 3 year CE plan.


  • Your New Year’s resolution for 2020 > 01:45
  • The joy of breaking loose from insurance and becoming the best dentist you can be > 04:05
  • 24 Systems of a Thriving Practice > 05:23
  • How things have changed towards getting CE credits > 06:55
  • The mindset of the younger generation Vs older generation > 08:53
  • When you become a world class dentist > 12:25
  • Why 3 years of planning? > 16:05
  • 3 top institutes to consider when getting your CE > 17:50
  • Develop your 3 year plan > 22:05

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24 Systems for a Thriving Practice Part

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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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