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Amy Demas returns as guest of Jill Allen on Hey Docs!

March 08, 20241 min read

Oh, it was a joy to be with Jill again on her podcast, Hey Docs!

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And here is the outline Jill provided:

In this episode, Jill interviews Amy Demas, an engineer turned communication coach, about the importance of effective communication in the dental industry. They discuss the changing landscape of communication and the need to adapt to new technologies and patient preferences. Amy emphasizes the importance of structure and framework in communication, allowing for personalization while maintaining a branded message. They also explore strategies for improving communication skills in the practice, including active listening and empathy. Amy shares her involvement in charitable organizations and the importance of giving back.

  • Effective communication is crucial in the dental industry, especially as patient preferences and technologies evolve.

  • Adapting communication strategies to meet the needs of different generations and modes of communication is essential.

  • Structure and framework provide a foundation for effective communication while allowing for personalization and branding.

  • Active listening, empathy, and resolving conflicts are key skills for improving communication in the practice.

  • Supporting charitable organizations and giving back to the community is an important aspect of business.


00:00 Introduction and Background

02:28The Importance of Communication in the Dental Industry

06:06 Adapting Communication to the Changing Landscape

09:26 Key Communication Strategies for New Practices

13:36 Making Written Communication More Personable

19:08 Handling Tense Communication Situations

26:14 Improving Communication Skills in the Practice

29:08Supporting Charities and Giving Back

33:58 Conclusion and Farewell

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Amy Demas

Communication trainer and coach for individuals and businesses.

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