Industry News

Heartland Dental Educates, Collaborates, And Celebrates

January 11, 2018 | ADSO News, Industry News

Group Dentistry Now – Effingham, Illinois based, Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the country with more than 800 supported dental offices located in 34 states, held its annual Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida last month. This event brings Heartland Dental supported dentists from around the country together to celebrate the year’s achievements and learn from
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DSO Positions Itself For 2018

January 3, 2018 | ADSO News, Industry News

Group Dentistry Now – Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) added 16 offices in 2017, including an expansion into the San Antonio market.  The DSO currently manages almost 300 offices in total, and they are starting out 2018 with the addition of two new leadership team members—Adam Werder, chief marketing officer, and Norman Hartman, vice president of revenue cycle management. Both executives
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Evidenced-Based Approach To Prevent Dental Caries Empowers Group Dentistry Professionals

January 2, 2018 | Industry News

Group Dentistry Now – Since their founding in 1995, American Dental Partners, Inc. (ADPI) has made it their mission to empower dental professionals to deliver high quality, preventative care. Today, with 22 unique group practices in more than 285 locations nationwide, ADPI supports more than 800 dental hygienists with the resources they need to educate patients and positively impact the
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Heartland Dental Holds 2017 Winter Conference EventLargest dental support organization hosts hundreds of supported dentists for two days of celebration and education

December 28, 2017 | ADSO News, Industry News

Markets Insider – Heartland Dental, the largest dental support organization in the country, held its annual Winter Conference in Orlando, Florida on December 8th and 9th. This event brings Heartland Dental supported dentists from around the country together to celebrate the year’s achievements and learn from renowned clinical, leadership and business speakers. Read more here.

Michael J. Vaughan, Former COO of American Dental Partners, Joins MBF Healthcare Partners as an Operating Partner

December 7, 2017 | ADSO News, Industry News

Business Wire – MBF Healthcare Partners (“MBF”), a leading healthcare private equity firm, today announced that Michael J. Vaughan, Former Chief Operating Officer of American Dental Partners (“ADP”), has joined MBF as an Operating Partner. Mike will work with MBF in identifying Dental Service Organization (“DSO”) opportunities throughout the United States. Read more here.

Smile Brands Honored as One of the Best Places to Work

December 7, 2017 | ADSO News, Industry News

The Daily Telescope – Smile Brands Inc. has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2018. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor. Read
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Smile Brands Wins Multiple Awards in Best in Biz 2017

December 6, 2017 | Industry News

Bazinga – Smile Brands Inc., a leading Dental Support Organization (DSO) with nearly 400 affiliated dental practices in 15 states has been named Silver winner for both Large Company of the Year and Most Customer Friendly Large Company of the year in the 2017 Best in Biz Awards. See the full article here.

Reflecting On Life’s Decisions: Why A DSO Was Right For Me

December 5, 2017 | ADSO News, Industry News

Group Dentistry Now – Whether personal or professional, we’ve all been at a point in our lives where a once singular road splits into two. A crossroads is about change, not just when things are not working out as we had planned, but also during positive moments when we must choose to continue the course
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DSOs Are Promoting Global Dentistry, Volunteerism, And Philanthropy

November 28, 2017 | Industry News

Group Dentistry Now – The idea of the greater good has a long yet punctuated history, teeming with diverging meanings.  How is this philosophy of collective purpose illustrated by DSOs? What would the world of philanthropic dentistry look like without DSOs? Millions live in places where there is little or no access to care. These areas, both urban
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Report on technology readiness of US dental schools

November 26, 2017 | Industry News

Dentistry IQ – The Center for Research and Education in Technology (CRET) is pleased to report its completion of the first Technology Readiness Assessment of US dental schools. The idea for the assessment emerged from our discussions with dental industry leaders. These leaders indicated that orders from dental schools for new digital technologies were sluggish compared to
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