Nifty Thrifty Podcast

The Episodes:

Nifty Deals: Dr. Robert Pick- The Pick Group

Dr. Robert Pick shares thoughts on building patient relationships and leading your team.

Nifty Deals: Aaron R Boone- MVP Mailhouse

MVP Mailhouse is your EDDM source that only does dentistry. They customize your mailings to target the right audience and get you high-value patients.

Nifty Deals: Vanessa Gilbert- Quantum Labs

Quantum Labs offers quality dental products including exam gloves and hygiene kits. They create customized products to help your office branding.

Nifty Deals: Laura Hatch- Front Office Rocks

Laura Hatch of Front Office Rocks takes a bit of mystery out of what happens in the front of your office. Join us as she answers questions about the importance of your front office team.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Rajan Seth- The Optimal Mindset

Dr. Rajan Seth talks about how your frame of mind affects you both personally and professionally.

Nifty Deals: Dr. David Epstein- Wonderful Dental

Dr. David Epstein shares his insight from over 50 years in pediatric dentistry and talks about how to make hygiene appointments for kids a treat.

Nifty Deals: Kinzie Hess Broxson – PK Performance Solutions

Kinzie Hess Broxon answers viewer questions about PPO insurance and how to approve your claims and lessen appeals.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Henry Ernst, Dr. Lacey Andreotta, and Frank Curtin- Same Page Mastermind

Dr. Henry Ernst, Dr. Lacey Andreotta, and Frank Curtin discuss the Same Page Mastermind, a think tank group for accountability in helping you succeed in your practice and your outside investments.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Nate Jeal – Dental Authority Marketing

Dr. Nate Jeal discusses the summit from DAM and how to approach marketing effectively in your practice.

Nifty Deals: Dr Tatiana Herzog, Neil Herzog, Keanu Oliva- Value Driven Ads

Dr. Tatiana Herzog, Neil Herzog, and Keanu Oliva talk about the best methods for driving high-value implant patients into your practice.

Nifty Deals: Corey Pinegar- Callforce

Corey Pinegar of Callforce talks about adding after-hours patient contact and chat to your practice.

Nifty Deals: Reuben Kamp – Darkhorse Tech

Reuben Kamp of Darkhorse talks cyber security, ransomware, and keeping your patient files safe.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Felix Liao and Fred Auzenne- Vivos

Vivos addresses the core issue of airway obstruction via DNA sleep appliances. Dr. Felix Liao and Fred Auzenne discuss the method and strategy for Vivos devices.

Episode 40- Kirpa Sudwick:The Bachelorette Hygienist

Glenn and Vihn interview Kirpa Sudwick about her experience on “The Bachelor”. She talks about life behind the scenes and her favorite aspects of the dental industry.

Nifty Deals: Dr. William Balanoff- Smiles Perfected

Dr. Balanoff shares information about the Smiles Perfected Whitening System and how it gets past the hurdles of in-office whitening.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Scott Leune- Founder of Breakaway Seminar

Dr. Scott Leune is the founder of Breakaway Seminars. He shares best practices for auditing, what we need to focus on for a successful practice, and many other ideas on becoming your best self.

Nifty Deals: Dr. John Wayland and Dr. Heath Hendrickson- Western Surgical and Sedation

Dr. John Wayland and Dr. Heath Hendrickson discuss Western Surgical and Sedation. They provide courses in both sedation and 3rd molar removal for general dentists.

Nifty Deals: Melissa Carlson -Legwork patient experience

Melissa Carlson of Legwork talks about new Legwork features designed to improve patient engagement from the first point of contact

Nifty Deals: Steve Incontrera- Compassionate Finance

Steve Incontrera of Compassionate Finance discusses the importance of making procedures affordable for patients who may not be able to qualify for more traditional financing options.  Making treatment affordable is a compassionate way to reach your production goals.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Tuan Pham- Maverick Summit

Dr. Tuan Pham is an industry leader in online education, but they can kick it old school too! The Maverick Summit will be held in Austin, TX August 2-3rd, 2019. Dr. Pham discusses the importance of events such as this and some of the topics covered.

Nifty Deals: Dr Armen Mirzayan – Digital Dentistry and ROI

Dr. Armen Mirzayan is the founder of Cad-Ray and has trained thousands of Dentists in Digital technology. He discusses the advantage of Cerac, and turning digital tools into a thrifty addition to your practice.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Zak Allmand and Jonathun Catapano – Apex Payment Solutions

Dr. Zak Allmand and Jonathun Catapano of Apex Payment Solutions discuss additional payment options found with the Apex system to help your office making patient payments a breeze.

Nifty Deals: Dr. Thomas Doan – Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Thomas Doan, president of the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry shares his thoughts on being a member of a professional organization and how to continue growing as a professional.

Nifty Deals: Swell

Swell provides marketing assistance through improving the number and quality of your patient reviews.

Nifty Deals: Vlad Kostovski- Nextiva

Nextiva offers VOIP phone with a host of additional options. With over 100,000 customers, Nextiva stays on the cutting edge of VOIP technology. They are bringing the Nifty Thrifty group a really nifty deal.

Nifty Deals: Medidenta/ Prophy Magic/ Whiter Image

Sean Ryan is part of Medidenta, Prophy Magic, and Whiter Image. Their companies provide high-quality products at rock bottom prices to help your bottom line.

Nifty Deals: Dr Leonard Tau and Birdeye

Dr. Leonard Tau, Dental Director of Birdeye, Host of Raving Patients Podcast, and dental marketing consultant. As a marketing strategist, he helps design marketing plans in a step wise process.

Episode 39 – Kristyn Ivey – For the Love of Tidy

Kristyn Ivey is a professional organizer, podcast host, and owner of For the Love of Tidy, who utilizes the KonMari method to help her clients. She talks with Glenn and Vinh about her previous life as an engineer, how you can use organization in your office, and her favorite organizing tools. What happens when you need a hazmat suit to clean a house? She’ll tell you all you need to know.

Nifty Deals: Samantha Leonard, Stream HQ: Designing Your Dental Dream Team

Stream HQ is a cloud-based HR solutions program. They will help your office via training video storage, HR record keeping, or even finding the perfect hire for your office.

Nifty Deals: Crazy Dental Prices – Save on Supplies with Crazy Dental

Crazy Dental talks with us about how to find the best prices on dental supplies. Their approach is to do the work finding the best price for you, so your office can do what it does best, serve the patients!

Nifty Deals: Dr. Anissa Holmes- Facebook Funnels and the FB marketing Agency

Dr. Anissa Holmes has grown a fantastic group of dental professionals around her Facebook Bootcamp. She has expanded the group to include “The Agency”, which is a group you can hire to do the social media work for you. In today’s episode, she talks about what The Agency does and how it is different from Facebook Bootcamp.

Nifty Deals: Jordon Comstock(BoomCloud) – In Office Membership Plans

Jordon Comstock of BoomCloud talks about the benefits of an in-office dental discount plan. Their service automates the process to give you better options for your patients and a recurring revenue stream for you.

Nifty Deals: United Medical Credit – The Financing Patients Need

United Medical Credit

United Medical Credit’s Brownyn Droog and Marcio Prado discuss their program. Here’s our chat with them both about how United Medical Credit can help your patient pay for those big cases.

Nifty Deals: Legwork – Dental Marketing Software

Korey Korfiatis stops in for a chat all about the Legwork Smile Marketing Platform that’s designed to bring your most important marketing tools and data together in a single platform. He discusses updates to their system, and how to meld data with marketing.

Nifty Deals: Maverick Dental Rotary – Burs and Diamonds at a Nifty Thrifty Price

Maverick dental lab is known for its outstanding quality and service, and they have expanded to provide even more great options with their dental burs. In this episode, Maverick shares new products and burs as well as offer our listeners a Nifty Deal!

Nifty Deals: Weave – Patient Communication Made Easy

Weave is a patient communication platform for dental practices. In this episode, they show us some great features and updates to their service and offers listeners a Nifty Deal.

Nifty Deals: Jay Malik – The Dental Tax Strategist

Your Tax and Finance Questions Answered

Jay Malik, EA talks taxes and deductions for dental practices. He shares a wealth of knowledge and a free Nifty Thrifty Deal.

Nifty Deals: Minal Simpat – Dental Marketing Tips and Tricks

Digital Marketing for Dentists

Minal Simpat shares practical advice on getting the most for your marketing budget. She encourages you to empower your team and use the strengths of those in your office to grow.

Nifty Deals – Frank Curtin (Same Page Mastermind) – The Power of Mastermind Groups

Dr. Glenn Vo interviews attendees of the Same Page Mastermind about how the group can help meet your life goals. Working with a group of like-minded professionals can unlock your potential to create a thriving business.

Nifty Deals: Tom Comerota(Dental Stores) – Opening Your Own Online Dental Store

Tom Comerota discusses the option to have a cloud-based dental store for your practice. We look at the benefits of this model and the ways it can increase visibility and interaction with your patients.

Nifty Deals: Kelly Schwartz – Dentistry’s Best Kept Secret

Super Dental Consultant Kelly Schwartz discusses common issues found in practices and how to improve based on your own vision for your business.

Nifty Deals – Golden Proportions Marketing And Smart Market Dental

Golden Proportions Marketing

Dental Marketer Extraordinaire Xana Winans joins us to discuss the Nifty Deal for Golden Proportions Marketing And Smart Market Dental Platform.

Ep. 38 Dr. Helen and Tim Harless

Dr. Helen and Tim Harless fell in love over a shared love of wine. They made the decision to relocate across the country to build their dream of a top-notch winery in the Northwest. They are the owners of Hat Ranch Winery, which recently won the 2019 Winery of the Year award by Wine Press magazine. Dr. Harless is a practicing Dentist in Boise, Idaho and continues to work with Tim on growing their budding wine business. Glenn and Vinh talk about their adventures and favorite wine pairings in today’s episode.

Ep.37 Dr. Albert Capati- The CBD Oil Dentist

Dr. Albert Capati is a practicing Dentist, lead singer of a band, and an expert in CBD Oil in Dentistry.  Dr. Capati lectures around the country about the use of CBD Oil in Dentistry and how it can be a great alternative to current dental anxiolytics.  He joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from whether or not you get the munchies from using CBD Oil to who is the lamest Comic Book character.

Ep36: Chef Nini Nguyen – The Accidental Top Chef

Nini Nguyen is a contestant on Season 16 of Top Chef and is the Culinary Director of Cook Space in Brooklyn, NY. Hailing from New Orleans, LA, she is the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, and she embraces both culinary influences in her cooking style. In this episode, she gives us customer service and business overhead tips that can translate to our practices. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from her favorite Vietnamese food to dressing up as the ghost from the movie The Ring.

Ep35: Dr. Anna Cowdin – The Nomad Dentist

Have you seen the “Tiny Homes” featured on HGTV?  Well, Dr. Anna Cowdin started up Nomad Dental as a mobile dental practice using the “Tiny Home” style!  In this small but jam packed episode, Dr. Cowdin shares her amazing story of how she first came up with the idea to now serving patients all around Dallas, TX.  She joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from her new Flossy Fix business venture to her absolute disdain for Miniature Golf.

Ep34: Calvin Wong – Crazy Rich Asians

Calvin Wong, is an actor, writer, producer, and an expert in Board Games.  Wait.  You still don’t know who he is? Well, if you watched Crazy Rich Asians then you’ll recognize him as PT Goh! Peik Lin’s (Awkwafina) brother…..Wye Mun’s (Ken Jeong) son.  He had so many funny moments with Constance Wu (Rachel Chu) and literally stole every scene he was in.  Calvin joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from the social significance of Crazy Rich Asians to how many times a day fans ask him to do the heart sign from the movie.

Ep33: Dr. Zak Allmand – Merchant Services Dentist

Dr. Zak Allmand is a practicing Dentist, Entrepreneur, and certified Star Wars nerd.  As the co-founder of Apex Payment Solutions, Dr. Allmand has been helping Dental practices save thousands in merchant services fees and educating Dentists on how merchant services works.  He joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from the most ridiculous merchant services fees he has seen to why he refuses to accept the latest incarnation of Han Solo.

Ep32: Top Chef Tu David Phu – The Food Storyteller

Tu David Phu is an award winning chef and contestant on season 15 of the hit show Top Chef.  Chef Phu’s mission is to inspire others with his story of perseverance and to bring people together through his cooking.  Chef Tu David Phu joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from his love for Pho (Vietnamese Noodle Soup) to how the contestants of season 15 were the most chill ever.

Ep31: Dr. Brady Frank – The DDSO Alliance

Dr. Brady Frank is a practicing Dentist, best selling author, speaker, dental coach and the creator of the DDSO Alliance.  Dr. Frank is well known as a leader and innovator in the Dental Industry.  Having previously founded the Osteoready Implant company, he is now focused on creating a “Dentist Driven” DSO model.  Brady joins Glenn and Vinh to discuss topics ranging from challenging his sons in basketball to the importance of keeping the idea of “Dentist owned” Dental practices alive.