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Heartland Dental Blog

Midwinter Meeting Spotlight | A Passion for Dental Knowledge and Empowerment

Midwinter Meeting Spotlight | A Passion for Dental Knowledge and Empowerment

02/18/2020

Later this week, dental professionals from across the country will descend on Chicago for the 155th Midwinter Meeting. Starting Thursday, February 20, and wrapping up Saturday, February 22, members of the dental community will gather to learn from leaders in dental...

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How Dental Support Organizations (DSOs) Evaluate a Potential Affiliation

08/28/2019

More and more dentists are affiliating with Dental Support Organizations (DSOs), but there are various different business models for doing so. According to the 2017 report “Trends in the Development of the Dental Service Organization Model” put out by...

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What Are the Best Dental Support Organizations for Dentists?

08/14/2019

In March of 2017, the American Dental Association estimated that 7.1% of dental practices are supported by dental support organizations (DSOs). As that number has grown, there has been an equal drop in the number of solo practitioners. Several...

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What is the Job Outlook for Dentists?

07/30/2019

The numbers are in, and the job outlook for dentists is good! According to 2018 “Best Jobs” rankings from U.S. News & World Report, a career as a dentist is ranked #2 in the U.S. overall, second only to software developer. It is one of the most...

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What is Dental Office Management?

07/17/2019

A lot of education and training is needed to become a dentist. Still, there is a gap between the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality dental care, and those needed to actually build a profitable dental practice. This is why dental office...

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How Independent is Your Practice?

07/01/2019

Mention the 4th of July, and people immediately begin envisioning cook-outs, flags, and fireworks. It’s a time to celebrate America’s independence and just have some good summer fun.

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