Health & Fitness:Medicine
Dr. Brian Harris
DM him even with 435K followers he checks every message!
Everyone goes through the shift in dentistry where they wonder what they want to do;
for Dr. Harris, it was smile design.
His wife helped him trailblaze an avenue for his social media presence, she said: "if this is what
you like, it's what you should do." Women are wise!
After Dr. Harris started branching out and doing consults via Instagram, People started reaching out
and he started virtual consults which became a very popular way of doing
smile design. His life changed after this as people started organically reaching out
through word of mouth referrals. He found a way to show what he was great at and people responded. He grew his practice
in this way through word of mouth referrals. The success was such that he started Smile Virtual.
Smile Virtual is a certification course where Dr. Harris consults dentists on how exactly to build an online
presence to build the practice that they want using video consultation software that he has created.
Some topics we cover with Dr. Harris' path in dentistry:
- So many dentist's miss out on being social on social media. It gives them a
chance to market to a huge audience of millennials.
- Dr. Brian Harris started giving digital consults for smile construction via Instagram
- His background at Arizona State and grew up in a family of dentists
- The day to day of his dental practice, how he shifted from general dentistry to only doing smile design cases.
- How and why you should always tell a patient if they are not a good fit. You should be honest with a patient if you feel it
won't work out.
- It's not about the money, but it's about the people, but it’s also about the money.
Dr. Brian Harris leaves us with a powerful message:
"If you have a good idea, it should be explained in 15 minutes. Don’t make it boring as F***."
We felt this was the perfect episode to drop in light of the current global events. It was a perfect depiction of how the world is adapting to a digital approach.
Our generous friends at Dentsply Sirona sponsored this live episode at Voices of Dentistry and feel the same way about going digital and allowing us to connect.
In this episode, we discuss what we ought to be doing and using when treating patients. This episode is dedicated to all the RDH perio slayers working right now.
Perhaps we all have learned lessons about risk management for ourselves and patients.
The product we discussed is the PureVac high volume evacuation system. Perhaps a good addition to your practice.
Here are some great resources to use that discusses how this product reduces aerosols exponentially AND provides a truly ergonomic way to using an HVE very different than the conventional systems.
I like this youtube video that shows how it's used and the benefits of HVE vs. standard suction https://www.dentsplysirona.com/en-gb/explore/preventive/purevac-evacuation-system.html#videoId=Gvvng8LKk7c
Katrina video with PureVac!
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Episode 50: Mr. Immediate Past President Matt Crespin- Comfortable being Uncomfortable.
Episode 49: Ana Bogdanovic: Your dental lab peeps have a story too
Episode 48: You're Secretly Being Assessed with Corinne Jameson-Kuehl
Episode 47: I LOVE PEANUTS with Dr. Jeanette MacLean
Episode 46: @guygienist Salute to your dental seaman
Episode 45: MyFitnessPals@FitLittleHygienist and @AmberAugerRDH
Episode 44: So an RDH can own a practice? Dr. Mark Costas interviews @Toothlife.Irene
Episode 43: Howard Farran, Uncensored and Shirtless.
Episode 42: Helping make change with Martelle Coke of @BrownGirl.RDH
Episode 41: @Hygiene_Gangster Building a brand while being yourself.
Episode 40: Getting sober with Dr. Alan Mead
Episode 39: No excuses with Amanda @that.deaf.girl
Episode 38: Speaking moistly with Jo-Anne Jones RDH
Episode 37: Dr. Erin Elliott is Changing the way people breath!
Episode 35: Founding Springfield and placing implants with Dr. Jedediah Huss
Episode 34: Building a Dental Fiefdom with Dr. Josh Austin and Dr. Gina Dorfman
Episode 33: Chris Salierno and Missy Fryer saving Irene from a 2007 Britney moment
Episode 32: Making Human Ears with Dr. Danny Domingue
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