The Art of Dental Finance and Management

How to Become a Sports Dentist from a Former L.A. Lakers and Kings Team Dentist

October 7, 2020 | Podcast

For many sports enthusiasts, being able to work for a major NBA, NFL or NHL team would be an absolute dream. Our guest on this week’s podcast is Dr. Jeffrey Hoy, who served as the team dentist for the Lakers and Kings, as well as other large Los Angeles sports teams, for 30 years. In addition to his collection of championship rings, he has countless memories to commemorate this epic time in his dentistry career.

Listen to this episode of The Art of Dental Finance and Management podcast to learn more about how Dr. Hoy became the team dentist for some of the most renowned athletes of all time, including the late Kobe Bryant. He provides excellent, practical advice for aspiring sports dentists at any stage of their career, as well how supporting high school and college athletic teams can enhance your existing dental practice. Dr. Hoy discusses what steps dentists need to take and training necessary to become a competitive, highly sought-after sports dentist.

Any questions regarding dental finance for your dental practice? Reach out to Art here. More information about the Eide Bailly dental team can be found at

If you haven’t yet completed our R&D Tax Credit Questionnaire to see if you might be eligible to receive R&D tax credits, we encourage you to do so. Our September 16 episode includes valuable information to help dentists understand how innovative activities they’re doing in their practice might qualify them for an R&D Tax Credit.

Being a dentist is both rewarding and challenging. Don’t let your finances hold you back.

Dr. Jeffrey Hoy
Academy for Sports Dentistry


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