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].
Eric Vickery, All-Star Dental Academy
As a mastery coach at All-Star Dental Academy, Eric Vickery brings a strong business and systems approach when consulting with practice owners. An operations consultant since 2001 — and with a 10-year background in dental office management — he specializes in practice monitoring, case acceptance, team building and verbal skills training. Vickery also shares his expertise in leveraging third-party financing to help eliminate dependence on dental insurance.
Bob Dokhanchi, DDS, Fox Valley Dental Care
With hands-on experience using cloud-based practice management software, Bob Dokhanchi, DDS, of Fox Valley Dental Care in Aurora, Illinois, made the switch from a server system to cloud software five years ago. In the podcast, he explains the advantages, including operational efficiencies and cost savings. He also shares helpful perspective on software selection, data security, and training when taking operations into the cloud.
Dennis Kushner, Fordham Road Collaborative Group
As principal of Fordham Road Collaborative Group, Dennis Kushner is a change leader who has led turnarounds of small to mid-market companies. In the podcast, he discusses economic issues affecting dentists, including inflation, pandemic challenges and tax legislation. Kushner’s experience in accounting, operations and business development will help any practice improve its top line and bottom line performance.
From Decisions in Dentistry. June 2021;7(6):8.