San Antonio, Texas, October 7, 2014 - October 8, 2014More information about this event »
Patients Not Paperwork
The dental profession is faced with significant challenges while the United States contends with a national oral healthcare crisis. Dental support organizations offer vital assistance in the fight against oral disease, providing dentists with a single source for practice administration and development resources, training, financing, and other non-clinical services that would otherwise involve numerous vendors or hours of the practitioners’ valuable – and limited – time. Read the full white paper "Toward a Common Goal: Role of Dental Support Organizations in an Evolving Profession."Read the full white paper »
He is coming into the role with a rich career in dentistry spanning from serving in the Navy’s Dental Corps and teaching at dental schools to serving as an ADA Hillenbrand fellow and as director of two state dental associations. Read Dr. Dufurrena’s welcome letter to learn more about his unique and innovative vision for ADSO and his view of dentistry in general!Read Dr. Dufurrena’s welcome letter »
“Association of Dental Support Organizations” Unveiled as New Trade Association Name
The Dental Group Practice Association (DGPA), a nonprofit industry association representing more than 30 dental support organizations (DSOs), announced today that the organization has changed its name to the Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO). “It’s important that our organization’s name clearly reflects our mission to support DSOs and all they do to ensure the delivery of innovative, high quality and cost effective care,” said Dr. Quinn Dufurrena, Executive Director of ADSO.Read more about our new name »
Highlight from ADSOinsights.org
Dental Associates Recognized by Inc. Magazine for Job Creation Dental Associates, which has three clinics in the Milwaukee area and is Wisconsin’s largest family-owned dental group practice, has been featured in the inaugural edition of Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards, which recognizes private businesses that have generated significant new jobs during the past three years.Dental Associates and Inc magazine »
Sixty-three dentists and more than 260 staff at Midwest Dental, operating as Midwest Dental and Mountain Dental, provided more than $200,000 in free dental care to more than 600 underprivileged children on Friday, February 1, 2013 as part of the annual Give Kids a Smile day sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA).Read Midwest Dental's Story »
How doctors educate patients could affect your bottom line, save money, and keep patients coming back.Read more at WebMD.com »
Less fortunate benefit from free dental services
Earlier this year, the American Dental Association confirmed through research a disturbing dental divide in the United States — almost half of all lower income Americans did not visit a dentist in the last year or more, and a little over a third admit to living with an untreated cavity.
The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) and member company Pacific Dental Services® (PDS) and its supported dentists are doing something about that grim statistic.