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Dr. Jerry Lanier

Dr. Jerry Lanier, also known as The Entrepreneur Dentist, is a renowned influencer in the dental industry, speaker, and business consultant who has transformed pediatric dentistry. He founded Kids Dental Kare, acquired by Western Dental Services, Inc. in 2017, marking a peak in his illustrious career. Dr. Lanier now leads TKO Properties, guiding dentists in creating successful franchise-like brands.

After graduating from Meharry Dental School, he served in the U.S. Public Health Service Corps and founded Kids Dental Kare in 1994. His Executive MBA from UCLA Anderson School and mentorships from figures like Michael Gerber shaped his expertise. Dr. Lanier shares his profound knowledge as a dynamic public speaker and dental business consultant, with a popular YouTube Channel and the always insightful Entrepreneur Dentist Podcast.

His mission is to simplify business for dentists, evident in his book, “The Entrepreneur Dentist: How to Exit Your Dental Business Rich.” In retirement, he mentors dental entrepreneurs and emphasizes the philosophy of “Be in business for yourself but not by yourself.” His latest venture, Kids2Dentist, continues his legacy in pediatric dentistry, and his new adult dentistry brand, StarTek Dental, is poised for rapid exponential growth in the coming years.

Dr. Lanier’s Entrepreneur Dentist book is available in both paperback and audiobook through Amazon.com

For inquiries regarding Business Consulting Services or to schedule Dr. Lanier as a speaker for your event, please reach out to Fermin Saldana.