iLoveDentistry Office Hours

The "iLoveDentistry Office Hours with Gary Takacs" was created by the founders of our community to promote discussion and learning among our community members.

Our purpose is to create more value and opportunity for learning through our community and an engaging space for like-minded individuals who live and love dentistry.

In these sessions, Gary will be addressing various topics related to dentistry and dental practice management as well as answer any questions shared by community members.

Gary Takacs, The Godfather of Dental Podcasting
Gary Takacs
The Godfather of Dental Podcasting
Host of the Thriving Dentist Show Podcast
Host of Less Insurance Dependence Podcast
Co-Founder of iLoveDentistry Community
  • Gary Takacs is a well-known presence in dental practice consulting. He brings deep knowledge of the individual elements of business success together with genuine compassion for the dilemma of the dentist in today’s insurance-driven culture.
  • You may recognize Gary’s dynamic style from his speaking engagements at a variety of symposiums and continuing education classes, or as host of the popular Thriving Dentist podcast show.
  • As co-owner of a dental practice, Gary has first-hand experience in making the transformation from high-volume/low fee insurance dependency to a fee for service model. His lively discussions run the gamut from eye-opening lessons in cost accounting to communication that shows consumers what they have to gain from a patient-centric practice.
  • Published author, progressive rock fan, biker, businessman, and family man – Gary Takacs always has a unique perspective to share.
  • Subscribe to the Thriving Dentist podcast show

Episode 73: It is time to get serious about diagnosing and treating perio (TDS)

September 01, 2021

Episode 72: 7 Questions in the New Patient Interview

August 31, 2021

Episode 69: Scheduling to Achieve a Daily Production Goal

August 12, 2021

Episode 68: Myth Busting: Partnerships Don’t Work

August 12, 2021

Episode 67: Creating Positive Patient Expectations

July 07, 2021

Episode 66: Myth Busting: Do these myths limit your potential? (I must be a PPO Provider)

June 18, 2021

Episode 65: Myth Busting: Do these myths limit your potential? (Hygiene is a loss leader)

June 18, 2021

Episode 64: How to follow up on Insurance Accounts Receivables

May 31, 2021

Episode 63: Important Details of a Winning Dental Practice Website

April 28, 2021

Episode 62: Strategies to reactive past-due hygiene patients

April 21, 2021

Episode 61: When is your first available new patient appointment?

April 14, 2021

Episode 60: The Mouthguard Project

April 07, 2021