Remarkable Dentist Podcast

In these episodes, I interview amazing dental practice owners, digging into their successes and failures, their insights and hindsights, getting their views on where dentistry is going and discovering what it took for them to become remarkable!

Ep 21. Interview with Dr. Jerry Bittner

Fred interviews Dr. Jerry Bittner in San Jose, whose highly successful cosmetic practice spans more than thirty years. Beyond that, it’s a fantastic story of a multi-generational practice. He also created a multi-specialty practice decades before it was recommended as the ideal platform for practice success. Check it out.

 
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Ep 20. Interview with Dr. Mark Hyman

This week Fred interviews his longtime friend Dr. Mark Hyman, a highly successful dentist and renowned speaker, who has now retired from dentistry and teaches at the Adams School at UNC. He still speaks on how to create a high-powered dental team. Oh, and he’s a diehard tarheel! Check out his amazing career!

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Ep 19. Interview with Dr. Gerilyn Alfe

Fred interviews Dr. Gerilyn Alfe, DMD, MBA, on her fascinating journey as a dentist, business owner, and now practice coach. She talks about her mentors and the difficult decisions along the way. It’s a great story!
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Ep 18. Interview with Dr. Laurentis Barnett

Fred interviews Dr. Laurentis Barnett, a Madison, Alabama dentist who also doubles as a pastor and has made a career of giving back. It’s an amazing story of generosity and fulfillment, and the precious rewards of a dental life.
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Ep 17. Interview with Dr. Amanda Canto

Fred interviews Dr. Amanda Canto, who has a highly successful cosmetic practice in Houston, Texas. Hear how she is a master of high-tech, high-touch dentistry, and some of the twists and turns she faced on her path to success.
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Ep 16. Interview with Dr. Robert Martino

Fred interviews Dr. Robert Martino, a serial dental entrepreneur, with seven practices, an oral rinse company and a jet repair business. The key to all of them: great customer service! Check it out!
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Ep 15. Interview with Dr. Brian Toorani

Fred interviews Dr. Brian Toorani who, after building a highly successful practice, suffered a career-ending injury.  It’s a story of resilience, determination and self-discovery. With a few warnings as well!
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Ep 14. Interview with Dr. Dee Dee Meevasin

Dr. Dee Dee Meevasin combines high tech and strong culture to create a strong, patient-centric practice in Las Vegas. She and her husband work as a team, with her as the dentist and him as the practice administrator. It’s a great story of success and fulfillment!

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Ep 13. Interview with Dr. Ali Panahpour

Dr. Ali Panahpour is one of the preeminent holistic dentists in the country. He specializes in treating people with serious systemic illnesses when traditional medicine has failed them, with remarkable results. We discuss mimetic and biological dentistry and the advances coming to the profession in this fascinating conversation. 

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Ep 12. Interview with Dr. Sean Holliday

Dr. Sean Holliday owns four orthodontic centers in Oahu, and has taken the unique approach of embracing clear aligners, which comprise 70% of his treatments. Learn how he expanded to multiple facilities and promoted himself successfully in the Hawaiian community, and became the top Invisalign provider in the state. It’s a great story!

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Ep 11. Interview with Dr. Andrew Matta

Dr. Andrew Matta is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of North American Dental Group, one of the largest and most successful DSOs in the country. You’ll hear how culture and training have built a strong organization as well as his views on the future of dentistry.

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Ep 10. Interview with Dr. Yooson Kim

Dr. Yooson Kim has four practices in Pennsylvania and uses a wide array of technology, including cone beam, CEREC and Solea lasers. I can’t tell you her revenue, but it’s a lot! Hear her remarkable story on how she’s created great success in a small town!

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Ep 9. Interview with Dr. Fariborz Rodef

Dr. Fariborz Rodef has built an amazing group of pediatric dental practices, fourteen in all, after several years of being reluctant to even own his own practice. He’s also done it without any outside investment. This is his strategy for remarkable growth and patient satisfaction!

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Ep 8. Interview with Dr. Sameer Puri

Learn about Sameer Puri’s remarkable journey from practicing dentist, to co-creator of the Townie Meeting and then CEREC Doctors, all the way to merging with Spear Education and being their VP of Clinical Education.

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Ep 7. Interview with Dr. David Rice

Fred interviews Dr. David Rice, a practicing dentist in Buffalo, NY, who has created a mentoring organization, IgniteDDS, which now includes over 30,000 members, from mentoring dentists to dental school students and new graduates. It’s a fantastic organization–learn more about it on the show!

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Ep 6. Interview with Dr. Joe Field

Fred interviews Joseph Field, DDS, FAGD, FAAID, FICOI, DABOI/ID, who has three practices in Los Altos, CA. They discuss marketing high-end dentistry, a range of high-tech treatments, mastering teledentistry, creating an unassailable practice culture and more. This one’s dense with valuable stuff!

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Ep 5. Interview with Dr. Rich Madow

Rich Madow, famous for The Best Seminar Ever that he put on for 20 years with his brother Dave, talks about “Dumb Things that Smart Dentists Do!” This is a lively and fun episode that really focuses on changes you can make in your practice marketing for real results. Don’t miss this one!

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Ep 4. Interview with Dr. Rick Miron

Dr. Rick Miron is an adjunct professor of periodontology at Nova Southeastern University in Florida, as well as a practicing dentist. In this fascinating episode he talks about the exciting applications of PRF–platelet rich fibrin–in dental treatments and facial esthetics. It can grow your practice in remarkable ways, and radically improve treatment results at the same time.

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Ep 3. Interview with Dr. Bill Dorfman

This week I interview my old friend, superstar dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman. Learn how he has built an extraordinary career with phenomenal marketing. For starters, he has over 1 million Instagram followers, and has been on TV more than any other dentist in the world. And he’s in unbelievable shape, too!

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Ep 2. Interview with Dr. Yolanda Mangrum

Yolanda Magrum, DDS, MAGD, has built a remarkable multi-specialty practice in Petaluma, CA, where she has used community engagement as the primary driver of new patients. This episode is packed with valuable insights on how to expand your practice to phenomenal levels.

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Ep 1. Interview with Steve Bilt, CEO of Smile Brands

Fred Joyal interviews Steve Bilt, CEO of Smile Brands, for an in-depth discussion on where dentistry is going, how to build an unshakeable culture, and some management mistakes you might want to avoid yourself!

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