Dr. Chris Steven Villanueva is a dentist with a vision of fostering sole practitioner and corporate dentistry. As the chief executive and founder of MB2 Dental Solutions, Villanueva believes that management is all about setting goals and inspiring your professional team. He founded the dental firm with a goal of helping dentists advance their professional careers. Today, MB2 Dental boasts of a professional team of 533 individuals. The firm has over 70 branches across the U.S. As Villanueva was starting his dental practice, he was keen on how dental practitioners operated. He also wanted to create a dental practice management firm that would provide dentists with the right experience in handling patients. MB2 Dental was established for the personal growth, support, and autonomy of dentists. The firm also promotes innovations that enhance the operating standards of dental companies and facilitate business growth.
MB2 Dental’s Success Story
The success story of MB2 Dental Solutions began after Villanueva completed his dentistry studies. He had two career options at that time. He was supposed to choose between joining an established group practice and starting his private practice. He decided to create MB2 for less bureaucracy and complete clinical autonomy. Villanueva prefers brainstorming late at night. He believes that during the night, there is space and time for creative thinking. He also surrounds himself with outspoken, creative, and smart people.
Villanueva’s Insights on Entrepreneurship
According to Dr. Chris Steven Villanueva, the best way of bringing ideas into reality is by consulting smart people. Villanueva believes that teamwork is essential in the productivity of an individual and a company. Villanueva enjoys monitoring the technological trends being adopted in the dental industry. These trends enhance the patient experience and simplify the work of dentists. As an entrepreneur, Villanueva likes to break the monotony of formulating business strategies through humor. He urges entrepreneurs to be in the right mood when handling entrepreneurship matters because good attitude fosters productivity. He also advises them to spare time for self-reflection. Self-reflection helps one to appreciate life and stay focused on work. For a company to be productive, it should be managed based on the right business strategy. At work, Villanueva uses reporting software to manage the operations of MB2 Dental. He spends most of his office time creating strategies using different types of reporting software. During his free time, he enjoys reading Start With Why, a book authored by Simon Sinek.