Association of Dental Support Organizations

The Association of Dental Support Organization is a non-profit industry association that represents Dental Group Practices and Dental Support Organizations.

We support our members by:
-Providing continuous, forward-thinking education
-Forging new alliances with professional, regulatory and
government leaders
-Working with insurance companies to maximize dental
plans and bring about easier processes
-Supporting cost-efficient, time-saving, quality
technology
-Providing dental students with accurate and informative
information about the dental industry

Operating as usual

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Join us on August 3 for our monthly membership call with Dustin Netral, President and CEO of Vista Verde Dental Partners and Chair of the ADSO Membership Committee! Dustin will examine how to achieve growth while operating as a mission-driven organization. To register: https://bit.ly/3eOy5QM

Join us on August 3 for our monthly membership call with Dustin Netral, President and CEO of Vista Verde Dental Partners and Chair of the ADSO Membership Committee! Dustin will examine how to achieve growth while operating as a mission-driven organization. To register: https://bit.ly/3eOy5QM

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For #GiveKidsASmile 2021, Hero Practice Services provided dental services to 161 uninsured children in its practices. That's $136,019 donated! We thank you all for your hard work and commitment to a patient's access to care!

#ADSOMember #dentistry #oralhealth

For #GiveKidsASmile 2021, Hero Practice Services provided dental services to 161 uninsured children in its practices. That's $136,019 donated! We thank you all for your hard work and commitment to a patient's access to care!

#ADSOMember #dentistry #oralhealth

Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice of the DSO Industry : Andrew Smith, Executive Director of the ADSO Talks About The Future of the Dental Industry 07/19/2021

Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice of the DSO Industry : Andrew Smith, Executive Director of the ADSO Talks About The Future of the Dental Industry

How can the ADSO help the DSO industry? Listen to Andrew Smith, Executive Director of the ADSO, discuss the Association’s commitment to providers and patients on the Group Dentistry Now podcast series. https://groupdentistrynow.libsyn.com/andrew-smith-executive-director-of-the-adso-talks-about-the-future-of-the-dental-industry

Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice of the DSO Industry : Andrew Smith, Executive Director of the ADSO Talks About The Future of the Dental Industry In this podcast, we meet ADSO's newest executive director, Andrew Smith. New to the dental industry, Andrew talks about his background and what he brings to this leadership position. He discusses the future of the ADSO and dentistry, as well as the association's commitment to providers and patients....

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Don’t miss the ADSO x Waller Lunch and Learn webinar "OSHA’s New Healthcare Safety Requirements, and How Best to Respond" on Thursday, July 22 at 2:00 PM ET. Join Waller attorneys Aron Karabel and Elizabeth Malloy for an informative lunch and learn as they cover what the ETS entails, what you as a DSO will need to do to be compliant, and what can happen if violations occur. Please come prepared with any questions you may have for the speakers. Register now: https://bit.ly/3khxESP

Don’t miss the ADSO x Waller Lunch and Learn webinar "OSHA’s New Healthcare Safety Requirements, and How Best to Respond" on Thursday, July 22 at 2:00 PM ET. Join Waller attorneys Aron Karabel and Elizabeth Malloy for an informative lunch and learn as they cover what the ETS entails, what you as a DSO will need to do to be compliant, and what can happen if violations occur. Please come prepared with any questions you may have for the speakers. Register now: https://bit.ly/3khxESP

‎DSO Secrets: 112: What Can DSOs Learn from the Larger Healthcare Industry on Apple Podcasts 07/13/2021

‎DSO Secrets: 112: What Can DSOs Learn from the Larger Healthcare Industry on Apple Podcasts

What can DSOs learn from the greater health care industry? On this episode of DSO Secrets, Ken Kaufman sits down with Mike Yates, CFO of Spring Dental, to chat about how to utilize available financial resources. For more insights: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/112-what-can-dsos-learn-from-the-larger-healthcare-industry/id1277849458?i=1000526049452

‎DSO Secrets: 112: What Can DSOs Learn from the Larger Healthcare Industry on Apple Podcasts ‎Show DSO Secrets, Ep 112: What Can DSOs Learn from the Larger Healthcare Industry - Jun 18, 2021

07/07/2021

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Don't miss the July 13 webinar "Ransomware Attacks Are Crushing Small and Medium Businesses - What You Need to Know" with Black Talon Security, LLC CEO Gary Salman! The sessions will cover cybersecurity threats and steps to defend your company. Register now: https://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/8208688147131452943

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World Health Assembly Resolution paves the way for better oral health care 07/02/2021

World Health Assembly Resolution paves the way for better oral health care

The World Health Organization (WHO) approved a historic oral health resolution to address key risk factors of oral disease, including high blood sugar and to***co use, that are shared with other diseases. Learn more about the impact of the initiative here: https://www.who.int/news/item/27-05-2021-world-health-assembly-resolution-paves-the-way-for-better-oral-health-care

World Health Assembly Resolution paves the way for better oral health care More than 3.5 billion people suffer from oral diseases. Untreated dental caries (tooth decay) in permanent teeth is the most common. Severe periodontal (gum) disease affects almost 10% of the global population and more than 530 million children suffer from dental caries of primary teeth. Oral diseas...

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Next week is our membership call with Mitch Goldman, Executive Chairman of Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners! Be sure to add to your calendar this engaging conversation about overcoming the challenges DSOs face. Register now: https://www.theadso.org/event/membership-call-topic-tbd-3/

Next week is our membership call with Mitch Goldman, Executive Chairman of Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners! Be sure to add to your calendar this engaging conversation about overcoming the challenges DSOs face. Register now: https://www.theadso.org/event/membership-call-topic-tbd-3/

Integrate data management solutions to streamline workflows 06/29/2021

Integrate data management solutions to streamline workflows

“The practice of dentistry is transforming in such a way that data-driven decision-making becomes a key component in offering patient-centric dental care.” – Chuck Le, DDS. Read the article to learn more about integrating data management solutions: https://www.dentistryiq.com/practice-management/systems/article/14203653/integrate-data-management-solutions-to-streamline-workflows

Integrate data management solutions to streamline workflows Today's dentists must take advantage of technology and data management to run successful practices. It will lead to better patient care and workflows, and less burnout.

The Pandemic Was Bad for Our Teeth. Will It Change Oral Health Forever? 06/25/2021

The Pandemic Was Bad for Our Teeth. Will It Change Oral Health Forever?

Per The New York Times Magazine, there are early signs that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on oral health. With practices and policies that improve access to dental care, there is an opportunity to advance preventative measures. Read more here: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/magazine/the-pandemic-was-bad-for-our-teeth-will-it-change-oral-health-forever.html

The Pandemic Was Bad for Our Teeth. Will It Change Oral Health Forever? The rise of teledentistry and other alternatives have the potential to fix some of the disparities in care.

Membership Call: A Conversation with Mitch Goldman, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners CEO 06/23/2021

Membership Call: A Conversation with Mitch Goldman, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners CEO

Next month is our membership call with Mitch Goldman, Executive Chairman of Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners! Be sure to add to your calendar this engaging conversation about the future of dentistry, especially the role government will play in the industry. Register now: https://www.theadso.org/event/membership-call-topic-tbd-3/

Membership Call: A Conversation with Mitch Goldman, Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners CEO ADSO Monthly Membership calls featuring short presentations and Q&A on timely topics from DSO thought leaders, academics, and industry partners. Call topics and information about registering for these calls will be announced in advance. Monthly Membership calls are free, but to attend you must b

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Did you know that gum infections can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease? As the ADSO seeks to promote the oral-systemic health connection, we’re sharing a few facts on how oral health affects the rest of the body.

Did you know that gum infections can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease? As the ADSO seeks to promote the oral-systemic health connection, we’re sharing a few facts on how oral health affects the rest of the body.

06/15/2021

Bradley Rightnowar and Heath Hall met with Representative Sharon Cooper, the distinguished Chair of the Georgia House Committee on Health and Human Services, in the Heartland Dental-affiliated practice Olde Mill Family Dental to discuss how to improve licensure portability and access to care for all Georgians. The ADSO looks forward to working with Representative Cooper in achieving these important policy initiatives.

Bradley Rightnowar and Heath Hall met with Representative Sharon Cooper, the distinguished Chair of the Georgia House Committee on Health and Human Services, in the Heartland Dental-affiliated practice Olde Mill Family Dental to discuss how to improve licensure portability and access to care for all Georgians. The ADSO looks forward to working with Representative Cooper in achieving these important policy initiatives.

‎DSO Secrets: 109: Learn the Secrets of Patient Facing Dental Marketing with CMO of Smile Direct Club, John Sheldon on Apple Podcasts 06/11/2021

‎DSO Secrets: 109: Learn the Secrets of Patient Facing Dental Marketing with CMO of Smile Direct Club, John Sheldon on Apple Podcasts

In this episode of DSO Secrets, ADSO President Emmet Scott hosts industry partner SmileDirectClub CMO John Sheldon to discuss the power of marketing in the DSO industry. Learn more about the best practices for effective dental marketing: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/109-learn-secrets-patient-facing-dental-marketing-cmo/id1277849458?i=1000522257299

#marketing #DSO #dental

‎DSO Secrets: 109: Learn the Secrets of Patient Facing Dental Marketing with CMO of Smile Direct Club, John Sheldon on Apple Podcasts ‎Show DSO Secrets, Ep 109: Learn the Secrets of Patient Facing Dental Marketing with CMO of Smile Direct Club, John Sheldon - May 18, 2021

Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water 06/11/2021

Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water

An Ohio State University study dispels the myth that patients are at high risk of #COVID-19 while at the dentist. Dentistry has long practiced effective infection-control, making for a low infection risk at the office. Read more about the #study: https://news.osu.edu/dental-procedures-during-pandemic-are-no-riskier-than-a-drink-of-water/

Dental procedures during pandemic are no riskier than a drink of water A new study’s findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist’s office.SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly through respiratory droplets, and dental procedures are known to produce an abundance of aerosols – leading to fears that flying s...

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For this week’s #DSOSpotlight, we are proud of North American Dental Group Dr. Andrew Matta’s diligence in the vaccine distribution process! He is one of the first dentists in Pennsylvania to offer the vaccine from his practice. Read more about his efforts here: https://www.wkbn.com/news/coronavirus/new-castle-dentist-approved-to-give-covid-vaccine-now-accepting-patients/

#DentalHEROES #dentistry #vaccine

For this week’s #DSOSpotlight, we are proud of North American Dental Group Dr. Andrew Matta’s diligence in the vaccine distribution process! He is one of the first dentists in Pennsylvania to offer the vaccine from his practice. Read more about his efforts here: https://www.wkbn.com/news/coronavirus/new-castle-dentist-approved-to-give-covid-vaccine-now-accepting-patients/

#DentalHEROES #dentistry #vaccine

06/09/2021

Measurable + Unmeasurable = Immeasurable & What's New? Materials that Expedite Excellence

On June 18, don't miss this webinar hosted by 3M: "Measurable + Unmeasurable = Immeasurable & What's New? Materials that Expedite Excellence." This free 3-hour CE-credit webinar will help you to learn how to stand out in the competitive field and discover the latest innovations in adhesive dentistry. Register now: https://bit.ly/34Xsu5i

Measurable + Unmeasurable = Immeasurable & What's New? Materials that Expedite Excellence Measurable + Unmeasurable = Immeasurable & What's New? Materials that Expedite Excellence.

06/09/2021

Thank you Georgia State Senator Nikki Merritt for meeting with Bradley Rightnowar of the ADSO, Chris Zacharewicz of Pacific Dental Services, and the dentists and staff of Loganville Dentist Office to discuss the future of dentistry, improving licensure portability, and, most importantly, Pacific Dental Services' efforts to provide greater access to care!

#healthcare #dental #dentistry #oralhealth #ADSOmember

Thank you Georgia State Senator Nikki Merritt for meeting with Bradley Rightnowar of the ADSO, Chris Zacharewicz of Pacific Dental Services, and the dentists and staff of Loganville Dentist Office to discuss the future of dentistry, improving licensure portability, and, most importantly, Pacific Dental Services' efforts to provide greater access to care!

#healthcare #dental #dentistry #oralhealth #ADSOmember

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The ADSO is excited to announce our fall event, Leading the Evolution of Dentistry, to advance #dentistry and ignite actionable change. Held in Las Vegas, the meeting will gather the CEOs of our DSO companies and Industry Partners. Stay tuned for more information about registration and the agenda! https://bit.ly/3it03Eq

The ADSO is excited to announce our fall event, Leading the Evolution of Dentistry, to advance #dentistry and ignite actionable change. Held in Las Vegas, the meeting will gather the CEOs of our DSO companies and Industry Partners. Stay tuned for more information about registration and the agenda! https://bit.ly/3it03Eq

06/04/2021

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Per the ADA's Health Policy Institute, private dental practices are seeing patient volumes at an average of 86%, the highest since the onset of the #COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Read more about the momentum in dentistry: https://surveys.ada.org/reports/RC/public/YWRhc3VydmV5cy02MDc1YjFhZmQ2NjU3NDAwMTYxMGQ1MDItVVJfM3BaeGhzWm12TnNMdjB4

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Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group 06/01/2021

Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group

STARTING NOW: Don’t miss today’s ADSO membership call with North American Dental Group CEO Ken Cooper! We’ll discuss best practices for DSOs, prioritizing business operations and expanding personal development resources. Register here: https://www.theadso.org/event/membership-call-topic-tbd-2/

Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group ADSO Monthly Membership calls featuring short presentations and Q&A on timely topics from DSO thought leaders, academics, and industry partners. Call topics and information about registering for these calls will be announced in advance. Monthly Membership calls are free, but to attend you must b

Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group 05/31/2021

Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group

Tomorrow is the June membership call with Ken Cooper of North American Dental Group! Register now: https://bit.ly/3xOmhG0

Membership Call: A Conversation with Ken Cooper, CEO and Founding Partner of North American Dental Group ADSO Monthly Membership calls featuring short presentations and Q&A on timely topics from DSO thought leaders, academics, and industry partners. Call topics and information about registering for these calls will be announced in advance. Monthly Membership calls are free, but to attend you must b

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Don’t forget to register for the June membership call with Ken Cooper of North American Dental Group! It’ll be an engaging discussion as we cover the growth of the industry and how to be an effective DSO leader for your organization. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3xOmhG0

Don’t forget to register for the June membership call with Ken Cooper of North American Dental Group! It’ll be an engaging discussion as we cover the growth of the industry and how to be an effective DSO leader for your organization. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3xOmhG0

COVID-19 infection rate among dentists remains lower than other health professionals 05/27/2021

COVID-19 infection rate among dentists remains lower than other health professionals

A new American Dental Association study found that 2.6% of dentists had contracted COVID-19 as of November 2020, lower than many other front-line healthcare professionals. Dental clinics are equipped to keep patients and staff safe from COVID-19. Dentistry is essential healthcare and dental professionals play an important role to keep patients healthy. https://bit.ly/3bZAarH #DentalSAFETY

COVID-19 infection rate among dentists remains lower than other health professionals The cumulative COVID-19 infection prevalence rate among U.S. dentists was 2.6% as of November 2020 — lower than the infection rate of other front-line health care professionals, including nurses and physicians, according to a study from the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute ...

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The ADSO extends a warm congratulations to all dental student graduates! They will continue to make each day better and brighter for the dental industry.

The ADSO extends a warm congratulations to all dental student graduates! They will continue to make each day better and brighter for the dental industry.

Videos (show all)

ADSO Membership Call with Dr. AJ Acierno
ADSO Membership Call with Jerry Rhodes
ADSO Boldly Evolving Dentistry Closing Video
ADSO Boldly Evolving Dentistry Opening Video
ADSO March Membership Call - Steve Bilt
Barbara Corcoran to Headline Boldly Evolving Dentistry
January 2021 Membership Call - Geoff Ligibel
Summit 2020 Closing Keynote: Joe Theismann
Don't miss out on all the education, networking, and fun! Register today!
The List of Speakers is a Who's Who of DSO Leaders
ADSO's Summit is the Gold Standard Event for the DSO Industry
ADSO Summit 2018

Location

Products

The ADSO has DSO members in 44 states, Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The members support 4,000+ dental practice locations with more than 7,000+ affiliated/owner dentist and 32,000+ employees serving over 27,000,000 patient visits annually. Our members include:

Abano Dental Limited
Access Dental Services
Affordable Care
Allied Dental Practices
Altima Dental Canada
Aspen Dental Management
BDG Dental Services
ClearChoice
Cost Dental Services
D4C Dental Brands
Dental Care Alliance
Dental Corporation of Canada
DentalOne Partners
Dynamic Dental Partners
Gentle Dental of New England /
Great Expressions Dental Centers
Heartland Dental Care
Integrated Dental Holdings
InterDent Service Corp.
JDC Healthcare Management
Midwest Dental
National Dental Care
North American Dental Group
North East Dental Management
Northwestern Management Services
Ocean Dental Onsite Health
Onsite Health
OrthoSynetics
Pacific Dental Services
Risas Dental Management, LLC
Samson Dental Management
Smile Brands
Smile Wide Enterprises
Smiles Services
Snaggletooth Management
STX Healthcare Management
West Coast Dental Services
Western Dental Centers

Telephone

Address


1235 South Clark Street, Suite 1210
Arlington, VA
22202

General information

The demand for quality, convenient and affordable dental care has led to the advancement and rapid growth of Dental Group Practices (DGPs) and the creation of Dental Support Organizations (DSOs) that provide business management and support. These organizations are at the forefront in revolutionizing the delivery of dental care and providing fulfilling career opportunities for dental professionals.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 09:00 - 17:00
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