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Gary Takacs continuously researches anything and everything related to the business side of dentistry. This is when he found out about the upcoming unique ballot initiative in Massachusetts that directly impacts Delta Dental. If the ballot passes, it will create a domino effect throughout other states. Gary predicts that Delta Dental will make efforts to prevent the ballot from passing. Are you curious to learn more details about this upcoming November ballot?

Then listen to this episode as Gary & Naren discuss all the details about it!

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:01:14 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:01:28 – Quick announcement about the Thriving Dentist MBA Workshop
  • 00:04:03 – What’s the ballot?
  • 00:05:58 – What started the ballot initiative
  • 00:08:28 – What happens if the ballot passes
  • 00:09:23 – Against the ballot initiative
  • 00:18:10 – How Google favors dentists


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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