DENTOLOGY - The Business of Dentistry with Andy Acton and Chris Strevens
Andy and Chris discuss all things non-clinical in the dental world. Covering topics such as goodwill values, finance, marketing, how to buy and sell a dental practice, mindset, where to invest, team management issues, and many more!
//Special Edition - The Current Landscape of Dentistry (Ep 25)
In this ‘special edition’ of the Dentology Podcast, Andy and Chris share their views and thoughts on the outlook for the dental sector, and in particular the dental sales market, in 2022.
January 24, 2022
//Dr Jin Vaghela & Dr Kish Patel - Next Generation Thinking E24
Andy and Chris chat to Dr Jin Vaghela & Dr Kish Patel in this latest podcast episode. Founders of the Smile Clinic group of dental practices and the Smile Clinic Academy, Jin and Kish are well-known across the dental sector, not just for their unique approach and look/brand, but also for their amazing work constantly pushing the boundaries and raising the game in the sector. In this episode, they share their story, from how it all started to the work they are focussing on today.
January 17, 2022
//Justin Leigh - High Performance E23
Andy and Chris talk to Justin Leigh in this latest episode of the Dentology podcast. Justin is the Founder of Focus4growth, a Consultative Sales Trainer, Leadership Mentor, High Performance Coach, and best-selling author specialising in the dental industry. In this episode Justin tells us more about his career path, how it has changed direction over the years and his amazing work today delivering sales training and leadership coaching.
January 10, 2022
//Sandeep Kumar - Dream Big E22
In this latest episode of the Dentology podcast, Andy and Chris talk to Sandeep Kumar about his career in the dental sector. Sandeep is a dentist, multiple practice owner and creator of the MiSmile Network. In this episode, Sandeep shares his story from his childhood growing up in India and his move to the UK in 1999 through to his first practice purchase in 2003 and the growth of his business network today.
January 03, 2022
// End of Year Wrap Up - E21
The latest episode of the Dentology Podcast in 2021 featuring highlights from many of the special guests we've had the pleasure of chatting to this year.
December 27, 2021
// Oliver Acton - Becoming 3 Dimensional E20
Andy and Chris talk to Oliver Acton, Founder and Creative Director at FTA Media. In this podcast, Oliver talks about his passion for cars and motorsports and how his career has taken the route it has today as he has moved from a degree in mechanical engineering into the ever-changing and fast-growing world of video marketing. He also explains how video helps you become a deeper, three dimensional character.
December 20, 2021
//Dr Jas Gill - All About Everyone E19
Andy and Chris talk to Dr Jas Gill in this lastest episode of the Dentology Podcast. Jas is a dentist, entrepreneur and well-known speaker/lecturer within the dental sector. In this episode, Jas talks about his early days starting out as a dentist and what inspired him. Plus, he tells us more about his journey into the business side of dentistry and what motivated him to move towards teaching other dental professionals.
December 13, 2021
//Dr Mahmood Mawjee - Purpose E18
In this latest episode of the Dentology podcast, Andy and Chris talk to Dr Mahmood Mawjee, dentist, motivational speaker and business coach. Mahmood talks about his journey from his younger days through to where he is today, the challenges he has faced and what he has learnt along the way.
December 06, 2021
//Anna Middleton - Outliers E17
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to Anna Middleton, founder of London Hygienist. Anna is a dedicated and passionate award-winning dental hygienist. She started London Hygienist with the mission to change the way oral health care is delivered to patients and since qualifying in 2015, she has attracted an ever-growing and loyal customer base and is now regarded as one of the most popular and sought-after hygienists in London. In this podcast episode, Anna shares her story and explains more about her work.
November 29, 2021
//James Martin - Education of Money E16
Andy and Chris talk to James Martin in this latest episode of the Dentology Podcast. James is a dentist, Bitcoin enthusiast and runs the popular ‘Dentists Who Invest’ Facebook group, online community, and podcast. In this episode James explains more about his passion for money and how he is keen to work with, and educate, dentists on the ways to use their money wisely.
November 22, 2021
//Brad Thornton - Entrepreneurship E15
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to Brad Thornton, principal of Ivory Dental Practice Limited, serial entrepreneur and host of the Dental Business Podcast. Since a young age, Brad has known which career path he has wanted to follow, and he’s consistently working hard to achieve his goals. In this episode Brad tells us more about how his journey into dentistry started.
November 17, 2021
//Rachel Jackson - Defying Convention E14
Andy and Chris talk to Rachel Jackson in this latest episode of the Dentology Podcast. Rachel is the founder and director of Superior Smiles based in Knutsford and in this episode, she explains how she reached her goal of practice ownership, but not by taking the conventional route we’d all expect. Sounds interesting….so listen to the full podcast to hear more.
November 08, 2021
//Mihir Shah - Against All Odds E13
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to Dr Mihir Shah, owner of Kreate Dental. Mihir graduated in 2013 and became the proud of Kreate Dental some 5 years later in 2018. With his ongoing enthusiasm and drive, Mihir has since reinvented the practice into a state-of-the-art centre of excellence providing both NHS and Private dental services with an array of specialists. In this episode, Mihir tells us more about his amazing journey into practice ownership.
November 01, 2021
//Adrian Dray - Knowledge and Responsibility E12
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to Adrian Dray, leading data protection & GDPR expert within the UK dental sector. Adrian is a data protection officer for over 600 practices, both corporate and independently owned, and has a wealth of experience gained from various roles supporting dental practices. In this episode Adrian tells us more about his mission to empower dental professionals so they have the right level of support and knowledge to meet their responsibilities.
October 04, 2021
//Stuart Thompson - 35 Years in Dentistry E11
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to Stuart Thompson, Managing Director of MA Dentistry Media. Stuart has worked in the dental publishing sector for over 35 years and has seen numerous changes during that time. In this episode Stuart gives us an insight into how publishing has evolved over the years and how the profession has changed and more importantly, he talks about how dentistry has embraced these changes.
September 27, 2021
//Adam Brookbanks - The Power of Compound Interest E10
Andy and Chris talk to Adam Brookbanks at FTA Wealth. Adam is an IFA specialising in the dental industry, in this podcast he stresses the importance of compound interest and why you should be investing constantly, rather than waiting till later when you've got a lump sum and it's too late to do anything meaningful with it. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dentology_podcast/
September 20, 2021
//David Claridge - Dental Laboratories Through the Ages E9
In this podcast Andy and Chris talk to David Claridge. David has worked in the dental sector for over 38 years and is an experienced Dental Technician and Lab Owner, with his more recent role in the corporate world seeing him undertake work across 26 different countries. Having started as an Apprentice Dental Technician at the age of 16, David has a passion for technology and making things and tells us more about how dental technology has changed over the years.
September 13, 2021
//Julie-Ann Hawkins - The Power of Research E8
Andy and Chris talk to Julie-Ann Hawkins at FTA Mortgages. Getting a mortgage for a property purchase whether it's for your first or final property is always an interesting process. Julie-Ann talks us through how she helps her clients not only with the financial side, but also with many of the aspects of the property purchase journey. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dentology_podcast/
September 06, 2021
//Nigel Jones - The Power of Payment Plans E7
Andy and Chris talk to Nigel Jones, the Sales & Marketing Director at Practice Plan. Nigel has extensive experience working within the dental and healthcare sector having worked at Practice Plan for the past 13 years, as well as previous roles at Virgin Healthcare, Denplan and several other businesses. In this podcast Nigel gives an insight into these various, challenging roles and explains more about the power of payment plans.
August 30, 2021
//Haree Patel - Managing a Crisis E6
Andy and Chris talk to Haree Patel founder of IceConnect. For almost 20 years, IceConnect have provided IT support, cloud services and phone systems to SME's. In this episode, Haree talks about the importance of being well-prepared and having an expert team on hand to step in and take control should a business experience an unexpected IT failure at any point.
August 23, 2021
//David Brewer - Presentation is Key E5
Andy and Chris talk to David Brewer at FTA Finance. David has over 20 years of experience in arranging loans specifically for the dental sector, and he sheds some light on the dos and don'ts of applying for any type of funding when it comes to the bank's perspective. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dentology_podcast/
August 16, 2021
//Tim Molony - Goal Setting E4
Chris and Andy talk to Tim Molony, Digital Director at FMC and serial entrepreneur about the importance of setting goals. Over the years, Tim has undertaken a number of amazing adventures, from running a marathon, taking part in a triathlon, the SAS Fan Dance and training to climb Kilimanjaro, and is a firm believer that having the right mindset and setting goals will enable you to move forward in a challenge.
August 09, 2021
//Lis Hughes - How did Goodwill Values get so High? E3
Andy and Chris talk to Lis Hughes at Frank Taylor and Associates. Lis has over a decade in dental practice sales, so has not only seen but been involved in any transaction you can think of. In this podcast Lis gives her current take on the market and what the future holds. Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dentology_podcast/
August 02, 2021
//Shiraz Khan - The Power of Exercise E2
Andy and Chris talk to Dr Shiraz Khan, award winning dentist, about the power of exercise. As a break dancer, Shiraz is a firm believer that exercise plays a key role in everyday life and goes hand in hand with improving both mental and physical well-being.
July 26, 2021
//Shaz Memon - Greater Good E1
Andy and Chris talk to Shaz Memon, founder of Digimax Dental. An astute business leader, designer, award-winning digital and dental marketing expert, and author of Instagram for Dentist, Shaz has a wealth of experience in the digital marketplace . He is also the founder of Wells on Wheels, the Water Wheel charity, and talks us through his charity work supporting communities across India.
July 19, 2021
DENTOLOGY - The Business of Dentistry with Andy Acton and Chris Strevens
Introducing the Dentology Podcast! Andy and Chris discuss all things non-clinical in the dental world. Covering topics such as goodwill values, finance, marketing, how to buy and sell a dental practice, mindset, where to invest, team management issues, and many more!
April 29, 2021