T-Bone Speaks Dentistry

T-Bone Speaks is a dental podcast dedicated to helping you achieve clinical, financial, and personal balance in dentistry. Dr. Tarun "T-Bone" Agarwal and his co-host Mr. Chuck McKee bring years of practical experience and a unique 'in the trenches' view of dentistry to the podcast. Thanks to their entertaining demeanor and down to earth approach, you’ll be looking forward to each episode. For more great resources on dental learning or to submit a question to the hosts please visit .
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Aug 29, 2016

Here is the continuation of our discussion on the five types of insurance. If you have not listened to the first part, be sure to check it out as we've covered some pretty essential insurance information that you ought to know. 


Key Takeaways You'll Learn From this Episode:

  • whoever you’re working with they should have your needs upfront
  • the less likely they are to happen the less expensive the policy is
  • If it’s not broken there’s no need to fix it
  • the number one malpractice claims comes because policies and procedures are not in place or followed
  • Setup a risk management procedures in your office that everyone knows
  • Get an insurance check up to make sure you're not under insured or over insured
Aug 25, 2016

On today’s episode we have been asked about the necessary equipment for those who are wanting to start treating Sleep Apnea.

Aug 23, 2016

Insurance is probably a topic that will bore many of you out there, but if you've been through what I've personally experienced, you'll probably be more attentive because insurance is important. And I can't emphasize that enough. So in today's episode of TBone Speaks, we have a two part episode where we're going to discuss the five types of insurance and why you should consider having them for your health, personal, business, and even property. I hope this episode will help you make the right choice and the right attitude towards insurance and insurance agents. 

Key Takeaways You'll Learn From this Episode:

  • the several different types of life insurance and why it all boils down to two really simple types, permanent and term insurance.
  • the four members of your financial planning team
  • what policy is the best fit for you based on your age?
  • when should your insurance agent recommend to you a whole policy
  • everybody needs life insurance
  • for life insurance, re-evaluate every three to five years
  • health insurance is probably the number one expense that really puts people in financial trouble.
  • if you own your home right out you do not have to have a home insurance. Most people have home insurance because it’s required by the mortgage company
  • always check your mortgage statement to make sure you’re not put in this forced policy.
Aug 23, 2016

On Today’s Episode I will explain the procedure we have in our practice to take and edit photographs, as well as the software we use and the way we add those pictures to the patient’s chart.

Aug 18, 2016

There are several option when it comes to having the materials to place implants. On today’s episode we go through some of them.

Aug 16, 2016

Today, our listener tell us he is burnout. How we can be less busy?, Why we don’t want to do dental-related learning? And also a way to adding more services are all some of the topics that we talk about today.

Aug 15, 2016

I have never seen a dental practice grow with a one man band. It's just not possible. It's suicide. So today, Chuck and I will share with you our personal experience and some tips on why you should (or should not) have an associate. I'm a strong believer that growth comes with delegation. It's a skill that can grow your practice and buy you the time you need, but at the same time help your associate grow as well. Getting an associate is no easy job. To many, it's actually a challenge, but hopefully not a stressful one. So today, we'll talk about the ins and outs, and the five things you should know about having an associate.  

Aug 11, 2016

On today’s episode our questioner is about to start placing implants. We speak about get training on guided or free handed, as well as what is better to buy to start, an intraoral scanner or a CBCT.

Aug 9, 2016

Today, we have been asked about courses and workshops that can be done to get more training on guided placement and hand grafting.

Aug 4, 2016

There are several steps to follow when applying for medical billing for sleep apnea. Today we will describe those steps and also how we can set up our fees for this procedure.

Aug 2, 2016

Today, our listener, who is about to buy a CBCT, ask about some topics regarding CBCT. We will talk about billing codes, reimbursements and more.

Aug 1, 2016

The dental industry would not be where it is now without the different manufacturer's who are hard at work to make the practice fast, efficient, and accurate, So in today's episode of TBoneSpeaks you'll get a chance to listen to Don who works in one of the leading dental technology firms called Ivoclar Vivadent. This interaction plays an important role in the dialogue on where and how the dental practitioners  and manufacturers could come together, work together, and mutually benefit from each other's expertise.