The Dentist Freedom Blueprint Podcast

Bill Blatchford is the Co-CEO of Blatchford Solutions with his daughter Christina, where their philosophy is to build your practice around putting life first. For 35 years, Bill has helped thousands of doctors to achieve their dream practice and stay in the game, and he joins us today to discuss why putting a focus on more net return, more time away, and living the life you desire should be your top priorities.

Listen in as he shares why it’s critical to look at competing on the basis of quality of care versus cost, as well as why now is the time to look at your business model and prepare for life after COVID-19. You’ll learn what Bill sees as the future of the dental industry and the number one question he asks his clients to get them focused on what they really want.

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Minute Markers:

  • 1:50 – How Bill started on his career journey.
  • 3:45 – His philosophy on life first and working to support that philosophy.
  • 8:40 – How social media plays a role in peer pressure in the dental industry.
  • 11:20 – Bill’s advice for the young dentists just coming out of school to build a profitable and successful practice.
  • 12:45 – His warning for the dental industry.
  • 15:15 – How the fee-for-service model works.
  • 19:30 – Why it’s important to develop business skill sets as well as clinical skill sets.
  • 21:00 – The skill sets that Bill teaches in leadership, business, and sales.
  • 23:55 – The pressure on young dentists and how to overcome it.
  • 26:55 – Why now is the time to take a good look at your business model and make changes to prepare for life after the pandemic.

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P.S. Whenever you’re ready, here are some other ways I can help fast track you to your Freedom goal (you’re closer than you think) :

1. Schedule a Call with Me:

If you’d like to replace your active practice income with passive investment income within 2-3 years, and you have at least $1M in available capital, then click the link to schedule a quick call with my team. If it looks like there is a mutual fit, you’ll have the opportunity to schedule a call with me directly.

2. Get Your Free Retirement Scorecard:

Benchmark your retirement and wealth-building against hundreds of other practice professionals, and get personalized feedback on your biggest opportunities and leverage points. Go to to take the 3 minute assessment and get your scorecard.

3. Ready to Step Away?

“How Much is Enough?” This simple question keeps hard-working professionals at the hamster wheel of active income far longer than they need to be. Watch this free training, and discover a proven model for determining how much you really need before hanging up the handpiece!

4. Apply To Visit The Mastermind:

If you’d like to join dozens of dentists, docs, and practice professionals on the fast track to Freedom (3-5 years or less), visit to apply for a guest seat.


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