Best Dental Podcasts 2018

If you're interested in taking your practice to the next level, it's an excellent idea to listen to podcasts to hear pearls of wisdom from experts in the industry. We've selected a few of our favorite dental podcasts from industry leaders, based on what we listen to ourselves, and what others have recommended. Without further ado, here's our list of best dental podcasts that are consistently producing quality content in 2018.

Note: virtually all dental podcasts (and all of their previous episodes) can be accessed from Practice in a Pod, which is an excellent resource.

Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran

In Dentistry Uncensored, Howard Farran, the founder of Dentaltown, interviews guests about various topics in order to help you succeed as a dentist. Topics range from cutting edge technology in dentistry, to leveraging data in your practice, and how to market your practice. There are over 700 episodes of Dentistry Uncensored, each featuring various experts in the industry. Though Howard always has expert guests on the show, Howard is what makes the podcast special, sharing his colorful commentary and his 30+ years of experience in the industry.

Podcast Information
Episode FrequencyDaily
Running Time1 hr+

Thriving Dentist Show with Gary Takacs

Well-known dental practice management consultant Gary Takacs hosts The Thriving Dentist Show to provide insights that will help you develop your practice. Listeners in over 154 countries regularly tune into the Thriving Dentist Show, and the podcast has a 5* rating on iTunes. Most episodes involve Gary interviewing authorities in dentistry regarding their area of expertise, and sharing their wisdom.

Podcast Information
Episode FrequencyOnce a week
Running Time~1 hr

Dentalpreneur Podcast by Dr. Mark Costes

The Dentalpreneur Podcast with Dr. Mark Costes, who's an experienced practitioner and practice management coach. In the Dentalpreneur Podcast, there are both solo podcasts and guest interviews, which touch on various topics to help you run a successful dental practice.

Podcast Information
Episode Frequency3x/week
Running Time~1hr, some series, such as Tactical Tuesdays, are shorter.

Dental Hacks Podcast by Alan Mead and Jason Lipscomb

Compared to other podcasts we included in this list, Dental Hacks has more of an emphasis on clinical dentistry, though there are still episodes regarding practice management, and topics like how to ask a patient for a Google review.

Podcast Information
Episode FrequencyOnce a week
Running Time~1.5 hrs

Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast with Dr. Peter Boulden & Dr. Craig Spodak

Dr. Peter Boulden and Dr. Craig Spodak, both experienced practitioners and practice management consultants, host the Bulletproof Dental Practice Podcast, which is a relatively new podcast that helps dentists grow their practice. Topics covered range from the benefits of implementing a morning huddle, to tax mistakes to avoid for dental practices.

Podcast Information
Episode FrequencyOnce a week
Running Time45-60 minutes

Life and Dentistry Podcast

Life and Dentistry is a new, up-and-coming podcast with 5 recent graduates from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. The hosts share their experiences as dental students transitioning to the next phase of their career, and provide advice for young dentists who are transitioning into the workforce. If you're a dental student or a recent graduate, and want to hear the genuine perspective of recent graduates in a similar stage of their life, then the Life and Dentistry Podcast is a must-follow.

Podcast Information
Episode FrequencyOnce a week
Running Time~50 minutes

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