In this insightful episode, Dr. Eric Block is honored to host Dr. Cedric Lewis, CEO of Kokua Smiles. Join them as they explore the journey to achieving dental freedom and glean wisdom from Dr. Lewis’s extensive experience in the dental industry.

Dr. Lewis shares what it’s like owning multiple dental practices, shedding light on the challenges and triumphs that come with such a venture. This firsthand account provides a valuable perspective for listeners considering or navigating the path of managing multiple practices. Dr. Lewis provides an exploration of the pros and cons of starting a startup vs acquiring a practice, empowering aspiring dental entrepreneurs to make informed decisions about their professional journeys. Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just starting, Dr. Lewis’ insights offer actionable steps, and a mindset shift to carve a fulfilling and liberating career in dentistry.

Episode Timestamps

  • 00:00:13 – Introduction to the Stress-Free Dentist Podcast
  • 00:00:30 – Resources for dentists
  • 00:00:56 – Book your complimentary marketing strategy meeting
  • 00:01:23 – Introduction to the episode
  • 00:02:23 – How Dr. Cedric Lewis first got involved with dentistry
  • 00:04:54 – What it’s like to own multiple practices
  • 00:08:26 – Pros and cons of startup vs acquiring a practice
  • 00:10:22 – Dentists achieving dental freedom
  • 00:13:06 – Why dentists lack knowledge on the business side of dentistry
  • 00:15:05 – Dr. Lewis’ mastermind group
  • 00:24:47 – Advice for young dentists
  • 00:25:52 – How to get a hold of Dr. Lewis
  • 00:26:28 – Outro


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