A Course Created To Help Your Whole Team Succeed
Dr. Paul Goodman has a passion for helping dentists and dental professional live a happy, less-stressed life, in and out of the dental office.
The Dentist & Team Boost Festival features:
- Dr. Desiree Yazdan gives us tips to grow our business through social media while creating selfie-ready teeth.
- Dr. Todd Fleischman discusses high level restorative cases.
- Dr. Mark Costes is talking about multi-practice ownership.
- Dr. Sunny Pahouja, the founder of the Dental Investment Group.
- Dr. Dmitry Ivanov will discuss saving teeth versus implants.
A Confident Team = A Productive Team = A Happy Team
Meet Your Instructors
Dr. Paul Goodman
While chief dental resident during his general practice residency and hospital fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Dr. Goodman received advanced training and also placed and restored 150 dental implants. He has been a faculty member for Hiossen Dental Implant Training Program for the past 10 years and has helped over 100 general dentists place their first dental implants. Additionally, he teaches dental residents at Albert Einstein Medical Center lecturing to dentists on placing and restoring implants.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Goodman has been practicing dentistry for over 10 years and works with his brother in two locations in Mercer County, NJ. Dr. Goodman has purchased three dental practices and shares his personal experience with retiring dentists in managing the expectations of their patients and team members during the transition process. He is the founder of Rising Dentists Study Club and Rittenhouse Consulting, LLC – both in Philadelphia.
Dr. Todd Fleischman
From diagnosing small cavities to complex full mouth restorations, Dr. Fleischman focuses on a patient-centered approach to achieving healthy and beautiful results. He has learned that the best way to treat a patient is to listen; you will always begin your time in his care with a conversation about what your expectations are from the experience. He emphasizes the use of the latest technology and techniques in a state-of-the-art practice setting with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. He encourages a hassle-free, no pressure environment.
Dr. Fleischman received his undergraduate education from New York University, completing his studies with a bachelor of arts in psychology. Upon leaving Manhattan he settled in Center City Philadelphia, graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry with his doctoral degree. Beginning to establish his roots in southeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Fleischman completed his post-graduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Dr. Mark Costes
Dr. Mark Costes is far from a typical dentist and dental coach. During his career, he has been able to start or acquire over a dozen successful dental practices during some of the profession’s most challenging times. Dr. Costes’s journey has not come without its setbacks. In fact, he credits much of his success to the fact that he made more mistakes in his first year of private practice ownership than most dentists make in an entire career. What separated him from the masses, however, was the fact that he viewed each failure and roadblock as a learning experience and an opportunity to improve his business and life. This philosophy, as well as his decision to model the world’s most successful business owners, has led him to where he is today.
Dr. Costes is founder of the Dental Success Institute, a company committed to helping dentists achieve their full potential, while recapturing their passion for dentistry. He is also the founder of the Horizon Schools of Dental Assisting which has experienced explosive growth and has expanded to over one hundred and eighty locations throughout the United States. He is the co-founder and CEO of the Dental Success Network. Dr. Costes is the International and #1 Amazon Best Selling Author of the book Pillars of Dental Success. His podcast, The Dentalpreneur Podcast now has listenership from over 130 countries worldwide.
Dr. Sunny Pahouja
Dr. Sunny Pahouja was raised in Columbus, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University. He earned his D.D.S. from The Ohio State University in 2011, and spent a year practicing in Chicago learning many advanced techniques and procedures with particular focus on pediatrics.
Research and continuing education are important parts of Dr. Sunny’s practice and allow him to provide the best possible care for his patients. Dr. Sunny is dedicated to continuing dental education, focusing on his particular interests of oral surgery, cosmetics, and pediatrics, as well as all other aspects of dentistry.
He served as the chapter president of American Student Dental Association (ASDA) at The Ohio State University’s College of Dentistry. He has been given many prestigious awards throughout his schooling including the Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship, Ohio Dental Association Scholarship, and the Delta Dental Student Leadership Award. Dr. Sunny maintains many professional affiliations.
Dr. Dmitriy Ivanov
Dr. Ivanov is a specialist in Periodontics with a focus on the treatment of periodontal disease, hard and soft tissue augmentation and dental implantology. He received extensive training in all aspects of periodontics, providing patients with ability maintain a healthy and aesthetic smile. He is also trained in moderate IV sedation, helping the most anxious patients to receive excellent periodontal care.
Dr. Ivanov received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from UC Santa Barbara, graduating with Summa Cum Laude. He was awarded a D.D.S. degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry and continued his post-doctoral education in Advanced Periodontics and Implant Dentistry residency at the Veterans Hospital of West Los Angeles/UCLA Medical Center. His residency had a great emphasis on medically compromised patients, full-mouth rehabilitation patients, interdisciplinary perio-prosthodontics reconstructive therapy and full-arch implant treatment.
Dr. Ivanov holds a position as a Clinical Instructor of Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry in Westwood and UCLA Venice Dental Clinic. He is a member of the Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, and California Society of Periodontics.
Dr. Desiree Yazdan
Dr. Desiree Yazdan is a leading cosmetic dentist in Newport Beach, Orange County who is passionate about the dental health and aesthetic appeal of her patients. Dr. Yazdan is an expert in cosmetic dentistry taking pride in offering the finest in patient care and services to each and every patient individually.
Dr. Yazdan’s passion for her smile makeovers began when she was very young. Dr. Yazdan was born with severely misaligned teeth. “My teeth were the first thing people noticed, and I was constantly embarrassed by them.” After having braces 3 times, and many terrifying dental experiences, she became intrigued with the dental field. “I wanted to make sure that none of my patients would ever live through the experiences I had during my dental visits. My experiences motivated me to create perfect smiles, and still be extremely compassionate towards my patients.” Dr. Yazdan soon began focusing her education on helping people achieve beautiful smiles.
Having completed research on enamel development and receiving her Masters in Craniofacial Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Southern California, Dr. Yazdan’s expert training and professionalism have added to her keen eye for beauty. At the Center for Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Yazdan utilizes her expertise and passion to create smile transformations.
Robert H. Montgomery, III
Rob founded his law firm, and has been serving the individualized legal and business needs of dentists, dental practices and dental service organizations, for over 20 years. Rob has worked on hundreds of dental deals, ranging from practice start-ups to complex practice acquisitions involving multistate practice locations.
Rob focuses his practice on the legal and business needs of his dental clients, advising on the formation of business entities, practice start-ups and lease negotiations, buy-ins, partnership agreements, practice acquisitions and sales, employment matters, forming and structuring dental service organizations, operational issues, financing, real estate sales and acquisitions, general corporate and business matters, as well as non-compete litigation, partnership litigation, real estate litigation and other general litigation. Rob practices primarily out of the firm’s Philadelphia office.
Rob regularly lectures to a variety of dental audiences, including dental associations, study groups, dental students, and residents. Rob is a frequent speaker for Ideal Practices, a highly regarded national dental practice start-up consulting firm.
Jayme is the CEO of Ideal Practices, the market leader in startup practice consulting. He’s the bestselling author of Practice Location, host of the Ideal Practices Podcast, creator of the Startup Practice Blueprint Course and recently released dentistry’s first documentary about startup practices.
Jayme has spoken from stage at the Townie Meeting, Voices of Dentistry, the DeliveringWow Summit and has spoken for dental schools and residency programs across the country.
The Ideal Practices team devotes thousands of hours per year, helping dentists open successful startup practices that make meaningful impact in their communities.
Overseas, Ideal Practices provides the funding for 10 startup businesses in third-world countries everytime they help open a startup dental practice in the United States.
CEO, Ideal Practices
Dentistry’s Startup Consulting Experts
Best Selling Author, Practice Location
Creator of the Startup Practice Blueprint