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].
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.
Summer Kassmel, DDS, Entrepreneur
Summer Kassmel, DDS, exemplifies the terms leader and entrepreneur. After initially acquiring four offices, she merged them into two large, multi-doctor practices in the Vail, Colorado, area. In addition to practicing, she serves as a coach for the Dental Success Institute and owns DA Schools Delivered. Kassmel shows practice owners how to use today’s tight labor market to their advantage, and how to create a culture where team members want to come to work at the office.
Kiera Dent, Dental A-Team
It’s been said, “Success without fulfillment is the ultimate failure.” With the goal of creating a positive culture, Kiera Dent, founder of Dental A-Team consultants, helps dentists empower their teams to take an ownership mindset. By offering tips on how office staff can grow together, she provides proven techniques for optimizing everything from system processes to scheduling, billing and more. This ultimately leads to greater overall fulfillment and profitability.
From Decisions in Dentistry. August 2022;8(8)8.