RIDA Webinar
Thursday, August 24th at 5.00 pm PT / 8.00 PM ET

Join us for an exclusive brainstorming session with the renowned Practice Advisor, Dental Coach Gary Takacs, and the Founding Chairman of Reducing Insurance Dependence Academy.

By registering for this exclusive session, you can submit your questions/concerns about how dropping PPO Plans during a recession can empower your practice and pave the way to personal and professional growth and whether it’s the right decision.

Gary will discuss all your submitted questions and any live questions during the event.

You can also get the opportunity to talk to Gary directly during the live event.

Register for FREE and join us LIVE on Thursday, August 24th, at 5.00 pm PT/ 8.00 pm ET.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to learn:

Who is this Workshop for:

Dentists/Practice Owners, Associate Dentists, Dental Industry Professionals & Dental Practice Team Members


Free Webinar

Earn CE Credits While You Grow Your Practice

All speakers must disclose to the audience any proprietary, financial or other personal interest of any nature or kind, in any product, service, source, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith that will be discussed or considered during their presentation. The Thriving Dentist Inc does not view the existence of these interests or uses as implying bias or decreasing the value to participants. It is important for the participants to form their own judgment about each presentation, and you are cautioned about the potential risks of using limited knowledge when integrating new techniques into your practice.CE Verbiage


Gary Takacs

Gary Takacs

Practice Advisor and Dental Coach

Founder of the Thriving Dentist Academy

Host of the Thriving Dentist Podcast Show

Host of the Less Insurance Dependence Podcast Show

Founding Chairman of RIDA

Gary Takacs is a well-known presence in dental practice consulting. He brings deep knowledge of the individual elements of business success together with genuine compassion for the dilemma of the dentist in today’s insurance-driven culture. As the founder of the Reducing Insurance Dependence Association, Gary’s goal is to guide dentists and dental professionals to a healthier practice style that lets them deliver a hallmark-level quality of care.

You may recognize Gary’s dynamic style from his speaking engagements at various symposiums and continuing education classes or as host of the popular Thriving Dentist and Less Insurance Dependence podcast shows. As a dental practice coach, Gary’s insight is available one-on-one or through seminars, audio, and video programs.

Naren Arulrajah

Naren Arulrajah

CEO of Ekwa Marketing

Expert Consultant in Dental Marketing

President of RIDA

Naren Arulrajah is a self-described “serial entrepreneur” enthusiastic about serving others. For more than ten years, he has helped dental professionals find practice success with personal fulfillment.

As President of the Reducing Insurance Dependence Association and founder/CEO of Ekwa Marketing, Naren has brought together a talented team of global experts in all areas of digital marketing. Ekwa’s International client base currently numbers about 200, at all stages of practice, from start-ups to growth, transitioning to new leadership, and merger and acquisition.

Naren is always focused on giving back much value to the dental and medical community, which has been instrumental in his own success.

With a philosophy, in their personal and professional life, of surrounding himself with others as passionate about success as he is, Naren fosters a philanthropic environment of sharing.

Naren is a consultant, speaker, author, and above all, an inspirational innovator. AceTech Ontario honored Naren’s accomplishments with its 2014 Leadership Initiative Award.