Decisions in Dentistry is pleased to be the media partner for the popular, insightful and inspiring weekly podcast from dental industry financial expert Art Wiederman, CPA. The podcast, “The Art of Dental Finance and Management,” addresses topics essential to practicing clinicians. Presented in partnership with the Academy of Dental CPAs, each episode will help oral health professionals meet — and exceed — their financial goals. Designed to help grow your practice, you can listen to the podcast here.
Serving dental professionals for 35 years, Art Wiederman, CPA, is director of dental practices for Eide Bailly, one of the nation’s leading CPA firms. With special expertise in dental practice metrics and benchmarks, he oversees a variety of services, including accounting, tax and financial planning, retirement planning, and financial practice management. In addition to his podcast, Wiederman lectures nationally on dental accounting and financial management. He can be reached at [email protected].
Michael Dinsio, Next Level Consultants
Cofounder of Next Level Consultants, Michael Dinsio shares proven business strategies for starting or growing a practice, as well as buying or selling an established office. Specializing in start-ups and due diligence for dentists purchasing their first space or adding an additional office, he explains the nuances involved in each step of the process. He also teaches dentists metrics analysis techniques essential to any start-up or acquisition evaluation.
Daren Pladson, Eide Bailly
A principal and senior wealth advisor at Eide Bailly, Daren Pladson discusses how national and international issues — including inflation, rising interest rates, and supply chain disruptions — are affecting today’s financial markets. Setting goals and sticking to a long-term plan will help dentists grow and protect their wealth despite global financial volatility. Pladson offers insights into choosing the right financial advisor, participating in the planning process, and building a successful investment portfolio.
Ed Zuckerberg, DDS, Painless Social Media
Founder of Painless Social Media, Edward (Ed) J. Zuckerberg, DDS, FAGD, operates a social media marketing business that helps dentists promote their practice. He provides technology tips for dentists, and highlights the importance of social media marketing in attracting new patients and improving relationships with existing patients. And because a digital presence is so critical to growth, Zuckerberg also details the best ways to maintain a favorable online reputation.
From Decisions in Dentistry. July 2022;8(7)4.