Business of Dentistry 'live' Webinar: Reducing Your Practice's Dependency on Insurance

Monday, Jul 12, 2021

Harbor Member Benefit: Business of Dentistry 'live' Webinar: Reducing your practice's dependency on insurance

Date & Time

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

6-8 p.m. PDT


In this session, Gary will help you understand what you need to do to successfully resign from PPO Plans, giving you the ability to have a dental practice and a career that makes you feel like you’re able to fully appreciate what dentistry has to offer. Sign up to get answers to your burning questions to help you stay on track for success.


Gary Takacs, Practice Management Coach | Founder of Thriving Dentist Inc.

Gary is considered "The voice of the business of dentistry" . You know his voice from the Thriving Dentist podcast series. He is the founder of the Thriving Dentist Inc., and his passion is prominent as an advocate of reduced dependency on insurance in the dental practice setting. With an energetic presentation style, Gary is a frequently requested speaker at Dental Conferences, Symposiums, Study Clubs and other continuing education classes. He is also a published author. As a co-owner himself of LifeSmiles Dental Care in Phoenix, Ariz., Gary uses his background and vast experience to help Dentists and Team Members create their ideal practice.



Art Wiederman, CPA, Director of Dental Division | Eide Bailly 

For more than 35 years, Art Wiederman has specialized in serving dental practices in the S. California area. He oversees a variety of professional services including accounting, tax compliance and planning, financial planning, retirement planning and financial practice management consulting. Art’s expertise is not only in taxation issues for dentists, but also in knowledge of dental practice metrics and benchmarks. He has the ability to look at a dentist’s profit and loss statements and practice management reports and identify profit holes in the practice. In addition, Art is adept at buy-in and buy-out consulting, practice start-ups, compensation plan development, operation evaluations, and litigation support for dentists. He is a founding member of the Academy of Dental CPAs (ADCPA) and hosts the bi-weekly podcast, “The Art of Dental Finance and Management.” 

Contact Information

IES Website Design & Development

You can contact us via email at , or reach us at the following address:

5401 Business Park South
Bakersfield, CA