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Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!

Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!
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Each week the DentalHacks podcast takes an irreverent and informative look at the dental world. You’ll get entertaining interviews from interesting people covering all the hot topics in dentistry. Even better, you’ll hear from the DentalHacks Brain Trust a panel of the sharpest and funniest dentists you’ve ever heard talking about the same stuff dentists think about all the time. Join your hosts Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb for a dental podcast experience like no other!

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Episodes

All Appliances are Sleep Appliances with Dr. Jeff Rouse (DHP214)

11/16/2018
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[caption id="attachment_1063" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Jeff Rouse[/caption] Jason and Alan are joined by a repeat guest, Dr. Jeff Rouse! We've talked with Jeff about airway issues a bunch of times, yet this interview is really fresh and interesting. We think you'll like it a lot! In episode 213 we discuss: Jeff's links: Spear Education The Seattle Protocol Links from the show: Al's article in the November issue of Dental Economics: "7 tips to make anterior composites more...

Duration:01:39:33

Amazing Practice Growth with Dr. Paul Etchison (DHP213)

11/9/2018
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Jason and Alan are joined by dentist/podcaster/author Dr. Paul Etchison! Paul is THAT guy! The one who did a startup about 10 years ago with two ops and doing his own hygiene that grew into a monster practice with multiple associates and specialists! In episode 213 we discuss: monster Paul's links: Dental Practice Hero Dental Practice Heroes Podcast Links from the show: Our "clinical hack of the week" feature a trick for closed tray implant impressions. You can't beat PTFE (teflon)...

Duration:01:20:27

"C.R.E.W. You!" with Andre Shirdan (DHP 212)

11/2/2018
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Jason and Alan go "live to tape" for only the second time and this time we are joined by the one and only Andre Shirdan! Andre is a speaker, dental consultant and coach with a ton of good information and a great sense of humor! We cover a lot of ground in this episode. Here are a few things that we covered! Andre's links: The CREW Process StatCK Andre's Eaglesoft Field Guide Links from the show: Jason put up a killer "Clinical Hack of the Week" in the Dental Hacks Nation this week....

Duration:01:22:42

Dr. Erin Elliott on Dancing Dentists and Bus Tours (DHD46)

10/31/2018
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Dr. Erin Elliott joined the Dental Hacks for a lighthearted conversation at DS World 2018! Also sitting in on this impromptu Brain Trust is our friend Dr. Drew Byrnes. Erin explained how the 3D Dentists Bus Tour went as well as her meet up with Dr. Rich Constantine, aka: the Dancing Dentist! This one was a fun one! Erin's links: 3D Dentists Erin's website Komet has done it again! They've created the Cut, Finish and Polish kit for zirconia and lithium disilicate. You can cut it off,...

Duration:00:17:54

Shane Simmons has some Google Maps Secret Sauce (DHD45)

10/29/2018
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Today's episode features Shane Simmons of Crimson Media Group. They are a company that helps dentists with marketing their practices. Shane is also the host of the "Nothing But the Tooth" podcast! In today's episode Shane shares with us three easy things that can help your practice show up in the coveted Google Maps three pack! I'm not going to lie to you...I went ahead and made one simple change on my Google My Business page today and it was effortless! Shane's links: Nothing but the...

Duration:00:18:19

Better ISN'T Out There with Missy Fryer and Mary Beth Bajornas (DHP211)

10/26/2018
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When Missy Fryer and Mary Beth Bajornas joined us last year to talk about their new Dental Office Survival Manual it was one of the most downloaded episodes of the entire podcast! Well, they're back. And they're better than ever! Mary Beth and Missy talked with Jason and Alan about how important it is to have a really well trained team and how it's an ongoing process. We discussed: Missy and Mary Beth are a real resource for dentistry. They're offering a 10% discount by using the coupon...

Duration:00:37:09

Dr. Drew Byrnes Thinks You Should Finance Your Patients (DHD44)

10/24/2018
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Dr. Drew Byrnes is back one more time! In today's episode Drew talks about his new "in house" financing software. Would you like to be able to offer more payment plans but not lose a large % to a third party? Drew's focus is on Fee for Service dentistry and he's found that offering his patients an easy payment plan attracts patients that are more likely to accept more comprehensive treatment plans! Drew's software administers the plan for you and helps you track everything you need to offer...

Duration:00:19:06

In Office Membership Plans with Dr. Drew Byrnes (DHD43)

10/22/2018
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We're featuring an entire week of Dr. Drew Byrnes! Not only is Drew building a new office, he's got some other really cool projects he's working on! One of them is called "Dental Membership Direct." Drew's focus is on Fee for Service dentistry and he's found that offering his patients a membership plan attracts patients that aren't focused on using dental benefits! Drew's software administers the plan for you and helps you track everything you need to track in your membership plan! Drew's...

Duration:00:23:30

Willy Nilly Build a Building with Dr. Drew Byrnes (DHP210)

10/19/2018
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We always enjoy talking with a fellow podcaster, so the Dental Hacks are excited to welcome Dr. Drew Byrnes to the show! Drew's podcast is called the Fee For Service Dentist Podcast and it's all about running a practice that is free from the confines of insurance! Now, that's not all unicorns and rainbows to be sure, but Drew talks about all the pros and cons of the FFS practice with a variety of guests every single week. The other thing going on in Drew's life...he's building a new office!...

Duration:01:28:18

Saddle Up with Victor Lembo of Salli USA (DHD42)

10/17/2018
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Jason and Alan met Victor Lembo of Salli USA at DS World in Orlando a few weeks back. Alan has been using Salli saddle chairs in the office for about 15 years but was really excited to see them at a dental meeting for the first time! Both Dental Hacks bought a Salli Sway chair at the meeting. Alan is ready to buy a second! Take a listen as Victor explains the companies philosophy and some of the options you can try with Salli seating! Links from the show: Salli USA website A small tragedy...

Duration:00:17:41

Treating Ugly is Hard, Treating to Health is Easy with Dr. Jeff Rouse (DHD41)

10/15/2018
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Jason and Alan were lucky enough to get a LOT of Dr. Jeff Rouse's time at DS World before he jumped on the "big stage." In today's epsiode he tells us about how airway affects pregnancy and new mothers as well as how jaw surgery can affect different types of patients. How do you make a referral to an oral surgeon for the type of surgery that may help airway patients? What's the difference between surgery for esthetics vs. airway? Tons of great information from one of our favorite...

Duration:00:17:42

Dr. August De Oliveira is #blessed (DHP209)

10/12/2018
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Jason and Alan sat down with Dr. August DeOliveira at last month's Dentsply Sirona world for a hilarious and informative interview! The talked about a lot of stuff: [caption id="attachment_1017" align="alignright" width="317"] Dr. August De Oliveira is a huge fan of dead trees.[/caption] Links from the show: Our clinical hack of the week features a tip from our very own Dr. Jason Lipscomb! He's using the Acteon Piezotome Cube for extractions. He just started using it recently and is...

Duration:01:07:51

Emily Brayman on Innovation in Dentistry (DHD40)

10/10/2018
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Alan had a chance to speak with Emily Brayman of Microcopy Dental. Emily talks about her product called "Dentalvation." It's a way for dentists that have ideas for new and innovative products to help develop them into reality. Emily tells the story of an upcoming product from Microcopy called "Proxi-chek." It's a specialized indicating paper that helps dentists mark interproximal contacts prior to cementation of crowns. It's a brilliant little product and a classic "why didn't I think of...

Duration:00:14:01

Buying Hot Scanners on eBay with Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver (DHD39)

10/8/2018
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Dr. Shawn Van de Vyver of Exocademy.net and the DOPE Lunch podcast joins Alan to talk about their experience buying and selling stuff on eBay. They've both had overwhelmingly good experiences and a few bad experiences. The morals of the story is 1) be careful when using eBay for big stuff and 2) romance isn't dead. Just a couple days left to save $300 on registration for the Voices of Dentistry Podcast Summit! Our friends at Itena have made sealants quicker, easier and more reliable! Check...

Duration:00:13:09

Photography and Collegiality with Dr. Bob Winter (DHP208)

10/5/2018
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The Dental Hacks had the chance to talk with another of Spear Education's faculty members! Dr. Bob Winter joined us to talk about a variety of topics including: Links from the show: Our clinical hack of the week features a tip stolen from Dr. Jason Smithson off an undisclosed Facebook group. If you use polyvinyl for provisional matrices, place a bead of flowable or blockout resin around the gingival of the tooth prior to making the matrix for fat, easily trimmed provisional margins. The...

Duration:01:22:52

Dr. Russell Kirk on the Dark Side of Social Media (DHD38)

10/3/2018
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Dr. Russell Kirk of the Business of Dentistry podcast and ownR magazine joins Alan to talk about the negative aspects of social media and what they're doing to try and limit the time suck. Russell's links: ownR magazine The Business of Dentistry podcast It's time to buy your tickets for the Voices of Dentistry podcast summit at the Doubletree Resort in Scottsdale, AZ on January 25-26! Go check it out at www.voicesofdentistry.com and save $300 on your ticket before October 10! Komet USA...

Duration:00:14:00

When to Buy a Car and other Secrets of Retail Sales with Adam McWethy (DHD37)

10/1/2018
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The Dental Hacks were joined by our friend Adam McWethy to talk about sales. Specifically...retail sales. Adam has a history that included retail sales and he has some valuable insights for our listeners...both as customers as well as people selling a product! We think you'll find what he has to say VERY valuable! Adam's links: Spear Education "The Paradox of Choice" by Barry Schwartz Komet USA has changed the way I prepare crowns. Between the amazing PrepMarker instruments to the smooth...

Duration:00:25:42

Dr. Craig Spodak is Bulletproof (DHP207)

9/28/2018
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Jason and Alan had a chance to speak with "bestselling author" Dr. Craig Spodak! He's also co-host of The Bulletproof Dental Practice podcast and a very successful practice owner in Del Ray Beach (not Miami), Florida! We talk with Craig about: The Bulletproof PracticeBulletproof Summit Craig is a blast. He's smart and super funny and we loved seeing him at Dentsply Sirona World 2018! Links from the show: The Voices of Dentistry will be in Scottsdale, AZ on January 25-26! Go buy your...

Duration:01:15:51

Treating Sleep as a Team with Michael Cowen (DHD36)

9/26/2018
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Alan sat down with Michael Cowen of Awaken 2 Sleep to talk treating sleep apnea in the dental office. It turns out that the offices having the most success with incorporating sleep into their practice make it a "team sport." Michael discusses why the team needs to be on board and how to get them there! We also talk about the brand new Sleep Hero Network...a resource and online social network for teams that are treating sleep apnea! Michael's links: Awaken 2 Sleep Sleep Hero Network Jon...

Duration:00:14:51

The Dental Hacks talk reviews with Logan from Podium! (DHD35)

9/24/2018
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Jason and Alan both use Podium to help with reviews in their dental practices. In fact, Jason dragged Alan kicking and screaming to the Podium booth at Dentsply Sirona World and made him sign up. Alan got 5 new Google reviews in the first 3 days of using it. Whatever they're doing...it's working. In today's episode we talk with Logan at Podium about how it works and a little bit about their special sauce. (hint: they're in with Google). If you want to find out more about Podium, you...

Duration:00:13:50