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Hiring the Best: Only 1 of 4 DSOs Getting Top Dentists

For most dental practices, staffing shortages were already a thing before the Covid pandemic, and they still are. For DSOs hoping to grow patient visits and revenues, maintaining an adequate inflow of qualified practitioners has become more and more difficult.  While ADA research shows recent increases in the number of dental graduates, that’s balanced against …

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Next Gen Dental Tech: To Enhance Patient Experience

The big news in dental tech has been 3D printing and the promise of robotics, but there’s another tech revolution that promises to remake the look of dental offices. While practices have long understood that a comfortable environment was important to make their patients feel confident about the service they’re getting, designs have leaned toward …

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PRODENT Hired Hundreds Of Dentists & Specialists For A Large DSO

What does a giant DSO do when it needs specialized dental professionals? You might think that a DSO with a network of 500 practices performing 4.5 million patient visits a year would find it easy to source general dentists and specialists, yet this organization regularly turns to PRODENT to help find the right dental professionals for a particular need or practice location.

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5 Ways DSOs Are Improving Dentistry

Corporate dentistry has generated a lot of criticism, but there are some clear benefits to individual dentists and to the dental industry.  The increase in the number of Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and in the number of dentists who work for them has caused some controversy. The decline in individual practices (which is driven by …

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U.S Dental Conferences in 2022

After more than 20 months of lock-downs, restrictions, social distancing, virtual meetings, and seminars due to COVID19, it’s nice to finally return to in-person conferences. Why You Should Attend Dental Conferences Dental conferences provide many benefits for you and your career:  Worldly keynote speakers from the Dental Science and Dentistry communities The latest advancements in …

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The Dental Market Will Nearly Double This Decade

In spite of the technological and management forces roiling the industry — and in part because of them — this is actually a good time to be a dentist. According to Precedence Research, global revenues from dental services are forecast to grow from $371 billion in 2020 to $699 billion by 2030, an 88% increase. …

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THE IMPORTANCE OF DENTISTRY MENTORSHIPS

Working with an experienced team in various facets of dentistry goes a long way in persuading young talent to join a practice. Many young professionals consider mentorship as being just as important as their salary when choosing a place of employment. Forming relationships with experienced colleagues is a natural process, and these relationships can quickly …

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WHY DENTAL GRADUATES ARE CHOOSING DSOs

New dental school graduates are joining DSOs in record numbers. Should you be one of them? There are many reasons for falling private practice ownership and the increase in Dental Service Organizations (DSOs). New dental school graduates have their own reasons, and they are compelling enough that, according to data collected by the American Dental …

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DENTAL SALARIES EXPLAINED IN A DOZEN CHARTS

The range of compensation in the dental field is enormous. So how do you know what to expect? Especially in evaluating career opportunities, having a pay benchmark is critical for making a good decision. The median pay for dental practitioners nationwide is $190,462, but that median disguises a lot of variation between specialties and different …

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