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.
  • ThrivingDentist.com Subscribe to the Thriving Dentist podcast show

Episode 36: 4 Key Hygiene Department Metrics

October 07, 2020

Episode 35: Strategies to Reactivate Past Due Hygiene Patients

October 02, 2020

Episode 34: Mastering Block Scheduling

September 23, 2020

Episode 33: Specific Steps to Reduce Your First Couple of PPO Plans

September 16, 2020

Episode 32: How to remain insurance friendly when going out of network?

September 09, 2020

Episode 31: How to correct team members in a positive manner?

August 19, 2020

Episode 30: The Detail that Dental Insurance Companies Don’t Want you to Know

August 12, 2020

Episode 29: How to Handle Patients Who Have A Pattern of Cancellations and No Shows

August 05, 2020

Episode 28: Reducing Insurance Dependance: Success Stories

July 22, 2020

Episode 27: Embracing Gratitude in your Practice

July 15, 2020

Episode 26: How to answer “Why are you not accepting my insurance?”

July 08, 2020

Episode 25: Strategies to Reduce/Eliminate Burn Out

July 01, 2020