Category Archives: Growing the Practice

ADA launches initiative to help new, established dentists in career transitions, business management

In an effort to help new and established dentists during their most important transitions — such as finding associates or buying/selling a practice, the ADA Board of Trustees in April approved a pilot initiative to foster relationships between new dentists and current practice owners and provide a bridge to practice ownership, according to ADA News. The initiative involves… Read More »

Decoding Dental Benefits: Electronic funds transfers

Electronic funds transfer may become the preferred payment method for third-party payers but protections for dentists need to be in place. This is according to the ADA Center for Dental Benefits, Coding and Quality and echoed by ADA President Joseph P. Crowley. “Technology makes it possible to be more efficient, both in our front-of-office processes and with our… Read More »

Webinar: How to hire best dental team

A June 20 webinar is targeted to help dentists hire the best dental team members for their practice. Attracting and Retaining All-Star Dental Teams is scheduled for noon-1 p.m. Central time on June 20. Sponsored by the ADA Council on Dental Practice, it’s the fifth in a series of webinars based on content from the ADA’s Guidelines for… Read More »

New Dentist Conference in Honolulu filled with compelling, creative speakers, CE

            From captivating keynote speakers and continuing education to an opportunity to explore the beauty of Hawaii, for Dr. Raymond Jarvis, this year’s New Dentist Conference in Honolulu is a can’t-miss event. “We work largely by ourselves or in a small group practice but as new dentists, we all have many of the same struggles and successes,” he… Read More »

With a desire to own a practice, a need to learn practice management

When I was in dental school, I never really paid much attention in our only business course. This class didn’t meet every week and mainly involved completing online modules that were created by another Texas dental school. The modules were meant to simulate many areas of practice management: creating a business plan for a startup; creating a budget… Read More »

Webinar: Demystifying the Practice Loan Process

It’s time to start or buy the practice you have always dreamed of, but where do you start? Who do you turn to for help and what about the funds you will need? Understanding the steps and the process can take the fear factor out of the practice acquisition equation and help you focus on your success. In… Read More »