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Dental A Team with Kiera Dent

Feb 24, 2022

The Dental A-Team is joined by Dr. Nate Tilman! Fascinating history aside (read his bio below), Dr. Tilman talks with Kiera about his unique dental practice situation, how he’s managed to merge five different practices into his own, and a strategy for doing so.

He also speaks to the shifting of culture in...

Feb 23, 2022

Bonuses: There’s a good side and a bad side. (You may be surprised where Kiera falls.)

In this episode, Kiera shares how to create a bonus structure in your practice without creating entitlement, what needs to happen to consider a bonus, and how to roll everything out.

P.S. There are other ways to show appreciation...

Feb 22, 2022

It’s time to dive into the very necessary tête-à-têtes with your team members. Kiera shares her insight on what these one-on-one monthly check-ins with team members look like at the Dental A-Team, including what’s discussed, how skills are ranked, and why self-reflection is so important.

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Feb 17, 2022

Dr. Paul Goodman — Dr. Nacho himself — is back on the podcast! He talks with Kiera about the four big decisions dentists make (first job, buying a practice, hiring first associate, and selling practice) and how they impact team members. There’s talk of transitions, having uncomfortable conversations, the normalcy...

Feb 16, 2022

Still going through lots of change in your practice? Have no fear, Tiff, Britt, and Dana are here to offer advice on utilizing what you’ve got. Their suggestions include:

  1. Looking at recare (consider assisted or accelerated hygiene)

  2. Expanding days

  3. Taking tasks off others’ plates

These methods are tried and...