May 20, 2024

How To Navigate the Construction and Equipment Selection Process | A Podcast Series Ep. 06

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In this episode, Dr. Dan Dinowitz discusses the specifics of construction and finding the right contractor and dental equipment for his startup practice.

He talks about the progress of his practice, including finalizing the design of a feature airplane wall and the rapid progress of construction. Dr. Dinowitz emphasizes the importance of having a great contractor and a dental-specific contractor who understands the unique requirements of a dental office.

Brian Frary, a dental startup consultant with Ideal Practices, explains his role in guiding dentists through the equipment and construction process. He highlights the importance of vetting contractors and getting multiple bids to ensure the best choice.

The process of choosing dental equipment is also discussed, including visiting showrooms and considering budget constraints. In this conversation, Brian and Dan discuss the importance of visiting showrooms to try out dental equipment before purchasing.

They emphasize the need to consider the patient experience and budget when selecting equipment and technology for a dental practice. They also discuss the importance of working with dental-specific IT companies and asking key questions about their experience and service plans.

The conversation concludes with a discussion about marketing strategies for a dental startup.

Takeaways

  • Finding the right contractor is crucial for a successful dental practice startup. It is important to choose a dental-specific contractor who understands the unique requirements of a dental office.
  • Vetting contractors and getting multiple bids is essential to ensure the best choice. Comparing bids line by line and understanding what is included and excluded is crucial.
  • Visiting showrooms and trying out different dental equipment is recommended to make informed decisions. However, it is important to consider budget constraints and prioritize essential equipment.
  • Having a dental startup consultant can provide guidance and support throughout the construction and equipment selection process.
  • The construction and equipment selection process requires careful decision-making and attention to detail to ensure a successful and efficient startup. Visiting showrooms and trying out dental equipment is crucial before making a purchase.
  • Consider the patient experience and budget when selecting equipment and technology.
  • Work with dental-specific IT companies for better service and support.
  • Ask key questions about experience and service plans when choosing an IT company.
  • Develop marketing strategies, including tactics and agencies, to attract new patients.

Learn more about Dr. Dan Dinowitz here: https://www.voorheespediatricdentistry.com/

Learn more about how Ideal Practices helps dentists open their dream startup: https://idealpractices.com/

To learn more about Crimson Media Dental Marketing and how we help dental startups grow through proven marketing strategies, click the link below: https://www.crimsonmediagroup.com/

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