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The Cheeky Dentist Show


Create a rewarding, profitable, fun dental practice while living the life you’ve envisioned with systems that build teams and fortunes. Real world, no nonsense, straight talk that works. Rachel is systematic, candid and insightful, helping you create the practice you deserve and lifestyle you love.




Create a rewarding, profitable, fun dental practice while living the life you’ve envisioned with systems that build teams and fortunes. Real world, no nonsense, straight talk that works. Rachel is systematic, candid and insightful, helping you create the practice you deserve and lifestyle you love.




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Why Dentists Need Holidays

Over half of all dentists find it difficult to take time off, and it’s over 75% for practice owners. Many dentists work through and do not take regular holidays or time off. That is just horrifying – a dentist who doesn’t take holidays is going to be tired, mentally stressed and less productive than one who does. In this episode of The Cheeky Dentist Show I share my key strategies to taking holidays that work for you and your dental practice. Listen now to discover why holidays are so important to be a successful dentist.


Reduce Stress Have Fun In Dentistry

As dentists we are going to face highs and lows, tough times that challenge us and feel like they may break us. The problem arises when we constantly feel overwhelmed, stressed and unable to cope and motivate ourselves. This is when we need to stop and get real about how we are feeling and start to address where changes can be made. I suffered from burnout during my career and despite all my best efforts and coping mechanisms there were times I came close to throwing in the towel and walking away from dentistry and life. So in this show I share how I went form a burnout dentist to one who has fun and how you can make that happen too.


Lessons From Kayaking For Dentists

What do kayaking and dentistry have in common? Well after a recent kayaking adventure with my family I discovered there are a lot of lessons learn form kayaking that can be applied to dentistry and life. Listen to the show and discover what these lessons are and how you can use them to take your dental practice to the next level.


How To Be Confident At Sales To Increase Case Acceptance

What instead of selling dentistry to our patients we are helping them? Helping them to be free of dental disease, helping them to be out of pain, helping them to improve their smile, helping them on the road to better health, helping them to keep their teeth. And in return for this help they pay you for your time and expertise. You are helping NOT selling!!! So here are some Cheeky Dentist tips to support you to be more confident and at ease with your sales process.


How To Have Work Life Balance In Dentistry

So how do you improve your work life balance, especially if you are struggling to make enough money in your practice to cover your bills? Well firstly you have to change the way you work to be able to be more productive and effective, to have a team that backs you and helps you to run your office and to master all aspects of your business. Here are some steps you can take to improve your work life balance.


How To Develop Leadership Skills As A Dentist

Yes I know we are not all born leaders, when we went to dental school it was because we wanted to help people and we didn’t envisage ourself being business people, managers and team leaders. The good thing about leadership is it is something you can learn and develop so as to become a better and more inspirational leader to those around you. So what can you do to improve your leadership skills?


How To Make More Money In Your Dental Practice

I don’t think as dentists we should settle for making ends meet we deserve to not only have a practice we enjoy but to be paid accordingly for our skills, care and expertise. I can help you take charge of your finances so you can start enjoying your dentistry and your life again. In this episode, I’m going to share some tips with you to help you take back the reigns of your finances and be more in control of your money.


How To Manage Your Time and Get More Done With Less Stress In Your Dental Office

Do you feel like all you ever do is work, do you feel like your appointment book controls you? Do you wish you had more time to do the things you want to do and not just the things you need to do? Here’s some simple tips that can help you take back your time and what you do with it. And some of them even allow you to have a life outside of the dental practice and have fun!!!


Systems To Make More Money in Dentistry and Live The Life You Want

Here are my tips and advice for systemising your office, having a team that knows exactly what to do and how to do it. This will free up your time and your headspace to focus on delivering dentistry and managing your team. And check out the free training where I teach you how to systemise your practice without having to be the one to do all the work.


Toxic Talk

Discover how self-compassion and being more understanding of yourself makes you a better person and better equipped to handle you life, your team, and your dentistry as you learn how to deal with your emotions, reactions and stresses that trigger you to rather than ended up frustrated, angry or miserable.


How To Have A Top Class Dental Team

Having the right team will support you to be able to focus on your dentistry while they take care of the day to day in the office. Having team players who are professional and who share in your vision and your goals is the key for taking your practice from good to great and building a great reputation and loyal patients who recommend you to their friends and family. In this show I share my tips and tools to having a top class team and a great work environment.


Your Vision and Why

A strong, clear vision for your dental office, makes it hard to get nudged off course, as you notice immediately when things aren’t how you want them to be. Sharing your vision regularly with your team helps you to know what is healthy for your business and what is not. It allows you to instantly recognise when ‘decay’ has set in. Having a clear vision steers you back on track and holds everything together so that you and your dental office can function really well. In this show I share tips to help you develop your vision and explore your why so you can have the dental practice you’d always dreamed of.


How To Create Loyal Dental Patients With Great Customer Service

Put yourself in your patients’ shoes - they are often feeling nervous and anxious and going to be in some level of discomfort and very vulnerable. How you and your team are with them and how you make them feel will determine whether they keep coming back to you or not. If you can make them feel valued and special they will keep coming back to you. Here are some of my simple tips that you can use in your office to improve your customer service, wow your patients and turn them into raving fans.


How to market your dental office without breaking the bank

Marketing or advertising your dental office does not need to be costly or time consuming. But without it, it will be costing you money, if people don’t know you exist and what you offer then you are wasting opportunities to bring in new patients to your office. Let’s look at how to improve your marketing and get it laser focused to bring you the type of patients you want and need.


Half Empty Half Full Dentistry In Covid-19

In this episode Dr Rachel Hall The Cheeky Dentist explores:


Great Dentist Bad Business Person?

As dentist we have amazing attention to detail and that’s what makes you so great as clinician. But that attention to detail may be getting in your way when it comes to being the CEO and owner of your dental business. In this episode I explain why its important to zoom out and look at the bigger picture when it comes to running your dental practice.


Common Mistakes Dentists Make

Today I’m going to share the 8 top mistakes I see dentists making when it comes to running their practice as a business. And yes I will admit I’ve made a few of these errors in my time too. I’ll also tell you how to avoid them so you can save time, money and a a whole lot of stress.


Calm or Chaos - What Are You Creating?

If you don’t want a stressful chaotic dental practice then you must get organised, systemised, communicate well, have a plan and an ideal day vision and then to the best of your ability work as a team to make that happen. In this episode of The Cheeky Dentist Show I’ll guide you through the steps to create a dental practice that is calm and fun to work in.


Burnout In Dentistry

To get to and through dental school you were an over achiever you knew how to study and work hard get it all done and then some. But this pushing and over reaching can carry on through out your dental career and lead to burnout. Burnout is serious - in this episode I talk about how dentists end up with burnout and how to prevent it before it happens.


What is Getting in Your Way of Being a Successful Dentist

Happiness is an inside job. You are totally in charge of how you feel and how you either respond or react to life. If you can work on feeling more at one with yourself inside this will have a great impact on your life and your dental office. Listen to the show to find out what I mean.