Category Archives: Growing the Practice

ADA Success program helps dental students navigate professional world

Dental students can learn about managing debt and wealth, practice management, employment agreements and more through the ADA Success program. ADA Success offers a free series of live, in-person programs presented by ADA member dentists or other subject matter experts. The goal is to help dental students prepare for life as a dentist and boost student engagement within… Read More »

Do’s and don’ts of social media

Gone are the days where the phone book and word of mouth were how patients found their dentist. Today, many patients use the Internet and social media to seek out a dentist. Having a website for your practice or using Facebook or Twitter to promote your dental office can be effective ways of drumming up new patients. Here… Read More »

Conference focuses on small group practices

Denver — Find out why more dentists are joining or starting small group practices at a conference preceding ADA 2016. BIG Idea: Small Group Practice is scheduled for Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Denver. Attendees can eat breakfast and network with exhibitors starting at 7:30 a.m. and the conference includes lunch, two breaks… Read More »

ADA launches one-stop new dentist Web portal

The ADA launched this month a new Web portal,, designed to provide a one-stop shop for new dentists seeking information, ranging from finding a job and managing finances to better understanding employment agreements and compensation. The portal provides new dentists easy access to a variety of new dentist-specific ADA resources and benefits, including the ADA job board,… Read More »

Five inexpensive, effective ways to market your dental practice

Building a successful dental practice requires passion, quality service and most importantly, successful marketing. Skilled medical professionals can no longer open a business and expect potential patients to find them. They need to differentiate themselves from competitors and strive to reach people in creative and convenient ways. Effective marketing can help dental practices build and expand their patient… Read More »

Helping new dentists, dental students succeed

            From easing the burden on student loans and financial planning to helping recent graduates find a job and getting involved in advocacy, the ADA offers new dentists — who have different needs than more seasoned dentists — a plethora of services, resources and benefits to help them thrive in their professional and personal lives. “The ADA is… Read More »