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DSOs: Comparing startups to those operating and successful
January 20, 2020 -- A startup dental service organization (DSO) has a risk in maintaining an adequate capitalization base in the short term -- and especially in the long term. Certified public accountant Bruce Bryen explains some of the hardships and concepts for curing the problems necessary for a startup DSO to become a successful DSO.  Discuss
Survey: Dentists share thoughts after selling to a DSO
January 13, 2020 -- How do dentists feel once they have sold to a dental service organization (DSO)? A survey asked dentists who recently sold their practices various questions about the process and their thoughts. Their answers may be of interest and informative to many of us in the dental industry.  Discuss
Interesting DSO statistics, trends you should know
January 2, 2020 -- If you don't keep a close eye on what happenings with direct service organizations (DSOs), you may be left behind, notes Dr. Anthony Stefanou of Connect the Dents. He presents the latest trends of DSOs in the U.S.  Discuss
42 North Dental expands into NY
December 16, 2019 -- The dental service organization 42 North Dental has partnered with the four-doctor practice Browne Goetz & Miraglia (BGM) Dental in Mount Kisco, NY.
The biggest challenges DSOs are facing
December 13, 2019 -- Anthony Stefanou and Connect the Dents spoke with top executives and business development directors from emerging and midmarket dental service organizations (DSOs) to determine the biggest challenges DSOs are facing.  Discuss
Survey: What do dentists really think of DSOs?
November 20, 2019 -- Dental service organizations (DSOs) aren't going away and are a part of our industry's present and future. But what do dentists really think about them? The results of a new survey reveal some interesting statistics, including some changing feelings and opinions dentists have.  Discuss
Dental assistant sues after fired for protesting lack of breaks
November 18, 2019 -- A dental assistant in Oregon who claims she was fired for complaining about having to work long hours without breaks, aggravating her diabetes, is suing her former employer and others for $3 million, according to news reports.  Discuss
Mid-Atlantic Dental expands with new DSO acquisition
October 21, 2019 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners has acquired DentalOne Partners from Dental Investments in an all-cash deal.
3 largest DSOs add practices
October 15, 2019 -- In's latest list of the largest dental service organizations (DSOs) in the U.S., the three largest ones have continued to add affiliated practices. Heartland Dental, Aspen Dental, and Pacific Dental have all added about 40 practices since the last list was published in April 2019.  Discuss
U.S. Oral Surgery Management enters Tenn. market
October 8, 2019 -- Management services company U.S. Oral Surgery Management has announced a partnership with an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Tennessee.