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How to Become a
$10,000 a Day Dentist
by Bill Williams, DMD, MAGD, MICCMO
I f you want to be a $10K a day dentist you have to jump
higher, jump farther, and jump longer.
It’s January first 2016. I’m preparing my first lecture
for my first 5M Mastermind session. I want to share the
most important lessons I had learned in my 40 years of
practicing dentistry. So, I asked myself, “How can dentists
and their teams overcome the bottlenecks to becoming
more productive and efficient in their daily work so that
they can live more fruitful, balanced lives?"
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That’s how I came up with an idea worth sharing:
becoming a $10,000 a day dentist. How can any dentist
learn how to produce $10,000 or more every day? Now
we could, in a team oriented setting, just as well be
talking about the $3,000 a day hygienist, or the $15,000
or $20,000 a day dental team depending on how many
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providers are a part of your team. So, whenever I say
$10,000 from now on, just think of your position in the
practice and your office as a whole. Okay?
As my wife, Sheila, always says, “Money is just a yardstick
for service. If you just take care of the patients, the money will
come.” We speak of the $10K day as a great way of serving
lots of people every day. A $10K team is a high-service team
meeting a lot of patients’ needs.
The big question I’m raising is this… Do you live to work
or do you work to live? The idea is to become a $10,000 a day
dental team so that we all have the time and the resources we
need to lead more fruitful and balanced lives.
Imagine yourself being able to schedule and produce
$10K per day. Imagine having consecutive best days and best