The WORST Situation Turned into the BEST Thing that Ever Happened

Episode Description:
Finding your path to practice ownership may not always be as straightforward as you anticipate. On this episode of Dentistry’s Growing with Grace, Grace Rizza sits down with Thomas Graf of Graf Family Dental to discuss determining when you’re ready to be a practice owner.

On this episode, we discuss:

  • The potential benefits of a "worst-case scenario"
  • Industry averages and how they actually apply to your practice
  • Leveraging your story on social media to gain a following
  • Finding success by following your passion with hard work

About Thomas Graf
Dr. Thomas Graf. Born and raised in a small town in Southern Ohio. Followed his dream to open a startup practice right down the road from where he grew up!

About Grace Rizza
Grace Rizza is the CEO and founder of Identity Dental Marketing, which serves practices nationwide with ethical, effective marketing solutions. Today the company has helped to propel over 1,000 businesses to new levels of success.

In her tenure as a business owner, Grace has authored countless industry-specific articles, podcasts, and blogs. She has spoken at dozens of dental meetings, including the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting and the Greater New York Dental Meeting.

Grace was recently selected as a 2019 Honoree at the Daily Herald Business Ledger’s Influential Women in Business Awards.

What People Are Saying

John Chatham Testimonial

After attending Grace’s seminar I immediately thought, ‘finally somebody who understands marketing dental practices and how to effectively attract and retain new patients.'

John A. Chatham, III Henry Schein, Inc. VP Global Sales Leadership & Development June 15, 2016

Dr. Roy Shelburne Testimonial

Grace is a phenomenal speaker who enthusiastically shares her passion for dental marketing in a way that is clear, concise, and extremely valuable. Her straightforward approach to navigating the complexities of practice marketing and promotion with unique, custom crafted, effective strategies help her doctors move to the next level rapidly and with minimal effort.

Roy Shelburne DDS June 15, 2016

Linda L. Miles Testimonial

Grace Rizza, a rising star speaker in dental marketing gives each person in her audience a blueprint for creating their discerning difference.

Linda L. Miles CSP, CMC June 28, 2016

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