Welcome to back to the Shared Practices Podcast! This week our guest is Philip Gordon. Philip is a general dentist in Leawood, KS who started up his practice focusing on implants. Dr. Gordon also is the host of the Dental Implant Practices Podcast! This episode Jonas interviews Philip about the process of finding the right location and marketing to a specific population for implants. Philip also talks about his vision of his startup and doing dentistry his way. Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Shared Practices Podcast!
Dr. Philip Gordon grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and has lived here most of his life. He received his bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He attended the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry Dental School where he received his DDS degree. Since then, he has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education every year in Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry to stay at the forefront of the latest and greatest dental techniques and advancements.
Welcome to the Shared Practices Podcast! This week we have a returning guest - Dr. Graham Dersley. George and Graham discuss the timeline and go through everything you need to be doing in the process of opening your practice month by month. This episode is full of great information! Be sure to download the Startup Checklist that Graham mentioned in the episode on the Shared Practices website - the link is below!
Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Shared Practices Podcast!
Graham Dersley studied at Columbia University. He also completed a 3-year residency in Prosthodontics at the University of Maryland. Dr. Dersley is the Co-Founder of Practice on Fire. He is a prosthodontist who has experienced the real world trials and tribulations of purchasing, starting up and managing multiple practices. He currently owns and operates two startup practices in Maryland and his clinical focus is on dental implantology. He has experienced practicing in a variety of settings, including high end fee for service and high volume medicaid.
Welcome to back to the Shared Practices Podcast! This week Jonas interviews Kent Miller. Kent is the President of Dentagraphics, a market analysis company specializing in dental practices. In this interview, Kent explains how Dentalgraphics finds and utilizes demographic and competitive data to help dentists find a determine if a market is attractive for dentists. Jonas and Kent also talk about demographic topics like saturation, visibility, and external factors that can affect where dentists practice. Kent also breaks down the reports that Dentagraphics creates for dentists looking for an area to practice. Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Shared Practices Podcast!
Kent Miller is President of Dentagraphics, a market analysis company specializing in dental practices. Prior to Dentagraphics, he worked in the economic development sector in Columbus, Ohio where he led a non-profit urban revitalization firm. He holds a Master’s of Science in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University.
Welcome to back to the Shared Practices Podcast! We didn’t forget about all the specialists out there! Specialists have similar but unique challenges when starting up a practice. This week Jonas interviews Dr. Nicole Wax. Nicole is an orthodontist who practices in Linden, Michigan. Nicole brings great energy to the interview and motivates everyone with her passion and dedication! Jonas and Nicole discuss what unique challenges that she had to go through as an orthodontist doing a start up. Nicole also speaks about what she has done to market her practice by being a part of her local community. Thanks for listening to this week’s episode of the Shared Practices Podcast!
Dr. Nicole Wax is a graduate of Michigan State University, the Ohio State University and University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Wax decided to open her practice in Linden, MI to be near her family and to be able to serve the community she grew up in.