The DENTAL BREAKDOWN Show strives to help the private dentist to be successful through educational topics, industry-leading experts, valuable media and consulting.



Health Benefits That Actually Benefit Your Dental Practice with Greg De Keuster

Today we welcome Greg De Keuster The President and CEO of NPF Benefits to the podcast.
Greg explains how he helps dentists save $$$ on their health insurance premiums and provide a health benefit to retain staff and reduce their overhead. Greg actually provides health benefits that actually benefit the your dental practice.

Guest: Joe Fricton, CEO & Lisa Netzer, Attorney | https://www.mntransitions/ | MN Transitions


Health Benefits That Actually Benefit Your Dental Practice with Greg De Keuster

Today we welcome Greg De Keuster The President and CEO of NPF Benefits to the podcast.
Greg explains how he helps dentists save $$$ on their health insurance premiums and provide a health benefit to retain staff and reduce their overhead. Greg actually provides health benefits that actually benefit the your dental practice.

Guest: Greg De Keuster, CEO | https://www.NPFbenefits.com/ | NPF Benefits


How to lead to get your patients and staff to appreciate you with Dr. Jeff Fordice, DDS

What makes you unique in the dental marketplace? Birch Street Dentistry, why do your patients love your dental practice? What are patients looking for in their dentist? How did you make the decision to get involved with implants?

Guest: Dr. Jeff Fordice | https://www.drfordice.com/ | Birch Street Dentistry


Strategic COVID Communications To Your Patients with Cindy Leines, CEO of CELPR.com.

What should dentists be strategically communicating to their patients now and in the post-COVID world? How does a dentist make his or her patients feel safe about coming back to the dental practice? We talk with Cindy Leines, CEO of CEL Marketing PR Design to leverage her 25 + years’ experience working with dentists to discuss these topics and much more.

Guest: Cindy Leines | https://www.celpr.com/ | CEL PR MARKETING DESIGN


Orofacial Pain, the Private Dentist and the Coronavirus with Dr. James Fricton, Part 2 of 2

The Dental BREAKDOWN, today’s episode is helping to answer: How does the new specialty of Orofacial pain bring value to the private dentist? And how is that a WIN, WIN for the patient? What are the Top 3 Trends That you see affecting Orofacial Pain in the dental marketplace? What are the hot topics and buzzwords patients are talking about? Are the dentists listening to their concerns?-What does the dental marketplace look like going forward in Minnesota?

Guest: Dr. James Fricton, DDS, MS | https://mhnpc.com/ | HEAD & NECK PAIN CLINIC


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 1 of 5

In the first part of a five-part series, we explore the different needs, options and requirements for the private dentist’s response to the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Guests: Jay White, Dr. Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 2 of 5

In the second part of a five-part series, we explore the following topics: Which employees are eligible to apply for unemployment benefits? How do I promote a culture of health in your dental practice? Should I continue to pay staff if we are closed? What resources are available to help dentists through these difficult times?

Guests: Jay White, Dr. Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 3 of 5

How will the shutdown affect the treatment plans for your patients?
If we stay open for emergencies, how do I have my staff and patients feel safe in the office?
If a dentist is thinking about buying a practice, what should they be doing?\

Guests: Jay White, Dr. Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 4 of 5

This video podcast will focus on: If I call employees back into the office for emergency care, how does that affect their unemployment benefits? What affordable services can dentist offer their patients? What is the new NORM in dentistry once dental practices reopen? How does MN Transitions help the private dentist right now?

Guests: Jay White, Dr. Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 5 of 5

This video podcast will focus on: Can salaried employees apply for unemployment benefits? How can you re-assure your patients and give them peace of mind? The major factors affecting the buying or selling of dental practices How do I prepare the dental systems in my practice for reopening?

Guests: Jay White, Dr. Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


Teledentistry & Telehealth with Dr. James Fricton, Part 1 of 2

The Dental BREAKDOWN, today’s episode is focused on how Telehealth, Telemedicine and Teledentistry will affect the private dentist. Specifically, How to setup Teledentistry in your practice, specifically how much time to schedule for a Teledental visit. The effects of Medicine and Dentistry coming together to help with access to care issues. Teaching patients Self Care, how to take responsibility for their own health.


The Impact of the CARESACT on the Private Dentist

What is the CARESACT? Financially, how does the CARESACT affect the Private Dentist? Does this new law affect employees unemployment benefits?


Joe Fricton (Dental Lawyer) Part 3 – The Dental Client Relationship Comes First

Joe Fricton, CEO of MN Transitions, goes into depth on how he works with his dental practice clients and what dentists can expect from their working relationship with Joe. Joe puts his dental clients needs ahead of his own and the dentists know that.

Joe Fricton (Dental Lawyer) Part 2 – How to Conduct a Dental Transition?

Joe Fricton, CEO of MN Transitions, goes into depth on the who, what, where, why and how of a dental practice transition. How to successfully transition a dental practice?


Joe Fricton (Dental Lawyer) Part 1 – My “WHY” For Working With Dentists

Joe Fricton, CEO of MN Transitions, goes into depth on why he enjoys working with dentists and the every changing legal needs of the dental industry. Joe specifically focuses on, how MN Transitions differentiates itself from the competition in the dental marketplace. The level of service they provide the dentists that no one else comes close to.

Dr. Kim Harms (The Dental Mediator) – Boomers vs. Millennials in a Dental Practice – Part 4

In this final podcast of a four-part series, our guest Dr. Kim Harms goes in depth on the differences between boomers and millennials when it comes to a dental practice needs and expectations.

Dr. Kim Harms (The Dental Mediator) – Staff Conflicts, Family Practice & Accountability – Part 3

In this third podcast of a four-part series, our guest Dr. Kim Harms goes in depth on conflict management, family practices and accountability when running a dental practice.

Dr. Kim Harms (The Dental Mediator) – Why Dentistry is a Great Career for Women – Part 1

In this first podcast of a four-part series, our guest Dr. Kim Harms goes in depth on why dentistry is a great career for women and how they can establish trust with their patients.

The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 2

In the second part of a five-part series, we explore the following topics:
Which employees are eligible to apply for unemployment benefits?

How do I promote a culture of health in your dental practice?
Should I continue to pay staff if we are closed?
What resources are available to help dentists through these difficult times?

Guests: Jay White, Dr, Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer


The Private Dentists Response to the Coronavirus Part 1

In the first part of a five-part series, we explore the different needs, options and requirements for the private dentist’s response to the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

Guests: Jay White, Dr, Frank Milnar, Joe Fricton, Lisa Netzer